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Deputy on leave for school incident

A Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy is on administrative leave pending an internal investigation after a woman complained her grandson was handcuffed.

March 28, 2018 | Staff Report | News


Savannah man gets 15 years for gun, counterfeiting scheme

Savannah resident Ernest Jackson, 36, was sentenced on March 12 for his role in a counterfeiting scheme spanning Chatham, Bryan, Bulloch, and McIntosh Counties, as well as for his possession of a firearm.

March 27, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Scam alert: Con artist posing as Publisher’s Clearing House, asking for money

The Georgia Department of Law's Consumer Protection Unit has recently received a number of complaints about scammers posing as representatives from Publisher's Clearing House and asking consumers to send money for their prize.

March 27, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Military Service Academy Day for Georgia students set for April 28

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced recently his annual statewide U.S. Military Service Academy Day will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. April 28 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta in coordination with the Georgia congressional delegation.

March 24, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Former chief justice to speak at Midway church

Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears will be keynote speaker at Midway First Presbyterian Church during the church's 150th anniversary April 1, according to church officials.

March 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Home health care business opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting March 9 for Serenity Home Care Services at its office at 105 N. Main St., Hinesville.

March 23, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Housing authority updates its website

The Hinesville Housing Authority recently announced a rebranding of the agency and its nonprofit entities, as well as the launch of its new website, hinesvillehousingauthority.org.

March 23, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Ossabaw group elects new officers, trustees for 2018

At the Ossabaw Island Foundation's annual meeting in January, the following new board of trustees officers were announced:

March 22, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of Liberty, Long and McIntosh County in southeastern Georgia until 4 p.m.

March 20, 2018 | Staff Report | News


Free tax preparation available

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offering free tax preparation for the general public through April 17.

March 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


City of Hinesville Affected by Ransomware Incident

When Hinesville's computer systems went down in February, city officials called it an "IT outage."

March 19, 2018 | Staff Report | News


Georgians report early sightings of black bears

Historically, reports of black bear sightings increase each year after the start of spring when hungry bears emerge from their winter den sites. However, this year, offices already are reporting calls, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

March 19, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Midway Day Fest set for April 21

The city of Midway invites the community to bring friends and family to Midway Day Fest on April 21 at the Liberty County Community Complex, 9397 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

March 15, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Fire hazards, freeze warnings in effect

The National Weather Service, Charleston, has issued a special weather statement warning of fire hazards and freeze warnings for Long and Liberty County.

March 14, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Middle School student disciplined for threat

A student from Lewis Frasier Middle School was disciplined after posting a threat on social media.

March 14, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


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Hinesville, Savannah on cleanest cities list for ozone pollution

The American Lung Association's 2018 "State of the Air" report found that some Georgia cities earned poorer grades for the nation's most widespread ...

April 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Longtime Ludowici judge passes

Longtime Ludowici Municipal Judge Larry Manning Fowler, 74, is being laid to rest today in the Baggs Cemetery in Long County.

April 20, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr. | News


World champ dancer has ties to Hinesville

Luci Caralyne Parden won the under-14 age group of the World's Championship Competition of the World Irish Dance Association April 7 in Maastricht, Netherland.

April 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Open house set for Hatch nuclear plant performance talks

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the Hatch Nuclear Power Plant during an open house from 4-6 p.m ...

April 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Health department compiling registery of residents who may need help in hurricane

The Liberty County Health Department is accepting applications for its Hurricane Registry. The registry lists residents who may need transportation or medical assistance and have ...

April 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Leadership group travels to Bulloch County

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a regional leadership development program, held its fourth of five sessions, focusing on educational and workforce factors that impact the region.

April 19, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


HPD going to 12-hour shifts

The Hinesville Police Department is moving to 12-hour shifts for officers in the patrol division after approval by the mayor and council on April 5.

April 19, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


LRMC cuts ribbon on cardiology clinic

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday for Liberty Cardiology Associates at 600 East Oglethorpe Highway in ...

April 18, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


LCSS bus accident reported

According to Liberty County School System Director of Maintenance and Operations, Jason Rogers, a school system bus was involved in a minor vehicle accident at ...

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Bark for Life helps Relay for Life

A Bark for Life Saturday at Bryant Commons Park was a preliminary to the American Cancer Society's Liberty County Relay for Life.

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Hospitals touting tax credit as way to survive

It's been hard for rural hospitals such as Liberty Regional Medical Center to make ends meet, so it comes as no surprise they're ...

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Those who lived the past recall it

From early on, Liberty County was at the center of the civil rights movement in Georgia. It was the first Georgia county in modern times ...

April 18, 2018 | Hermina Glass-Hill Guest columnist | News


Workshop a step in making area more ‘pollinator friendly’

In case you haven't noticed, there's a bug crisis out there.

April 18, 2018 | Jeff Whitten | News


Anniversary of King’s death prompts look back at our past

The solemnity of the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination compelled me to revisit the history of civil rights ...

April 14, 2018 | Hermina Glass Hill Guest Guest columnist | News


Prayer vigil held for family devastated by fire

Approximately 200 people attended a prayer vigil Thursday night for a Hinesville family devastated by an April 5 fire that destroyed their home and claimed ...

April 14, 2018 | Staff Report | News


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