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Wellness Fair set for Feb. 22

The Community Health and Wellness Fair is from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Riceboro Youth Center.

February 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Liberty's McMillan wins Butkus Award

Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has been selected as the 2013 national high-school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker.

December 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | News


Long Co. rescue to begin relocating animals

Making of Miracle Stories animal-rescue shelter founder and President Karen Talbot said Friday that the embattled center is in the process of marketing out the animals that still are at the site on Hugh Gordon Lane in Long County.

November 04, 2013 | By Mike Riddle | News


Governor talks growth, port expansion

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Wednesday for a full 30 minutes about job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the port-expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit to Liberty County.

October 25, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | News


Secretary of defense issues shutdown message

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 - With a government shutdown possible in the absence of federal funding beyond fiscal year 2013, which ends at midnight tonight, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.

September 30, 2013 | American Forces Press Service | News


DoD spells out closure contingencies

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 - DOD officials today issued guidance to the force in the event appropriations lapse Oct. 1 and a government shutdown results.

September 30, 2013 | By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service | News


R. Hill fighting traffic woes

Richmond Hill's most congested and frustrating intersection may be getting more of a makeover than originally planned.

September 05, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Court won't hear landfill suit appeal

The Georgia Supreme Court decided Monday not to review Atlantic Waste's claim that Bryan County's landfill zoning ordinance is unconstitutional.

July 10, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Judge allows Ogeechee suit to continue

Ogeechee River supporters are cheering a judge's ruling that a lawsuit against King America Finishing can go forward.

June 24, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg For the Courier | News


Pembroke fires police chief

After first saying Mark Crowe had resigned, Pembroke has since said the former police chief's contract was terminated after Crowe said he intended to stay on the job.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten For the Courier | News


Statesboro man charged with bootlegging

STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.

June 13, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg Special to the Courier | News


Savannah doctor in U.S. House race

SAVANNAH - Dr. Bob Johnson of Isle of Hope on Saturday announced his candidacy for Georgia's First Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 12, 2013 | Staff report | News


Public fishing area reopens near Claxton after upgrades

After a yearlong closure and almost $750,000 spent on upgrades, the Evans County Public Fishing Area reopened Saturday with an influx of 37 young anglers - and about as many parents and grandparents - at the start of National Fishing and Boating Week.

June 05, 2013 | By Al Hackle The Statesboro Herald | News


Boy rescued from water at Splash in the ’Boro

A 6-year-old boy flown to Savannah on Saturday after a water park mishap is in stable condition, Statesboro-Bulloch Parks and Recreation Director Mike Rollins said Monday.

June 05, 2013 | The Statesboro Herald | News


New termite species invades Hinesville

New residents have come to Hinesville, but they're not the type a community wants.

June 03, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | News


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$500,000 grant to Ludowici for water, sewer

The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.

August 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Pets cause problems between people

Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:

August 29, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Long BoE increases meal prices

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 28, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Long County BoE recognizes teachers of year, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.

August 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Mayor makes plea for SPEA comments

Mayor Jim Thomas talked Thursday about the importance of everyone in Hinesville and Liberty County relaying their thoughts on the potential loss of troops from Fort Stewart.

August 25, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Remember pets during 'dog days of summer'

According to the Weather Channel, the term "dog days of summer" goes back to Roman astronomers and the brilliant, blue-white star called Sirius, the "dog star."

August 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Wi-Fi possible for Bradwell Park

Several months ago, as he waited for his coffee at a local coffee shop, Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards noticed the eatery was filled with people sipping their drinks, eating sandwiches and "playing" on electronic devices.

August 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Long County urged to not sell water

Local resident L.G. Mitcham recently approached the Long County Commission about reports that the county might sell water to an adjoining community.

August 21, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Leaders take 'windshield tour' of city

Hinesville leaders conducted a first-ever "windshield tour" of city streets and sidewalks Monday afternoon.

August 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Donkey reportedly on the loose in Long Co.

A rogue donkey generated buzz this afternoon in Long County when sheriff's office deputies showed up on Lanier Road and attempted to round up the four-legged critter around 1 p.m. They had no luck, though, and the donkey eventually ran off into the woods.

August 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Rotary Club planning fishing tournament Sept. 20

The Hinesville Rotary Club is planning to host its first-ever fishing tournament Sept. 20, according to club member and tourney coordinator Mark Germonprez.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Stewart-Hunter gets new garrison CSM

U.S. Army Garrison for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield has a new command sergeant major. Command Sgt. Maj. Myron Lewis assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted soldier Friday morning during a change-of-responsibility ceremony at Club Stewart.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Ludowici gets new chief of police

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday appointed Robert Poppell as the city's new police chief. In the past 2½ years, four different people have led the department - T.J. Gaskin, James Rogers Sr., James Steiner and now Poppell.

August 18, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Ludowici advances plan for fast food eatery

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday moved one step closer to securing a McDonald's for the city. Real-estate agent Jimmy Shaken addressed the council on behalf of the proposed location's property buyer.

August 15, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Part of I-95 named for former state lawmaker

Former state Rep. Joe E. Brown, who died in 1985, was honored Saturday with a ceremony, during which a section of Interstate 95, from exit 76, north to Bryan County, was dedicated in his name.

August 14, 2014 | by Tiffany King Correspondent | News


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