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Outreach aims to curb juvenile, gang crime

At a time when Liberty County is facing rising juvenile crime and gang involvement rates, one group is teaching young people that art can be more powerful than fists or guns.

July 30, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Building is monument to 'bravery, sacrifice'

Another chapter can be added to the legendary story of 3rd Infantry Division soldier and World War II hero, 2nd Lt. Audie Murphy.

July 28, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Five schools don't make adequate progress

Five Liberty County schools failed to make adequate yearly progress, according to education officials, and BoE Chairwoman Lily Baker says she is "very alarmed."

July 28, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Cost of courthouse repairs drops

Several agenda items were discussed during the Long County Commission meeting July 3.

July 26, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Trial date set for peeping tom charge

County Administrator Joey Brown will finally get his day in court as the date for his trial on charges of peeping tom and unlawful surveillance is set for the Superior Court on Aug. 16.

July 26, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Midway leery of adult entertainment

No new adult entertainment will be coming to Midway, at least for the next 90 days. That's what city council decided Monday.

July 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Riceboro budget may aim at insurance costs

Riceboro is working on its annual budget for the fiscal year that began this month, in part by asking the volunteer fire department to submit a list of its needs.

July 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Grant sought to improve treatment for chronically ill

Hoping to curb the number of local chronic disease sufferers not receiving regular care, the Diversity Health Center board of directors recently applied for the State Office of Rural Health's Rural Health Network Grant.

July 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Getting on board with Long County Transit

Need a ride this summer into Savannah? Maybe Glenville or Hinesville? How about just into Ludowici to pick up a few things or out toward Jones Creek to see your grandmother?

July 24, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


City delays project

The Hinesville City Council considered some of the finer points in regards to a proposed multi-million dollar shopping center that might begin construction soon on the west side of town.

July 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


W-ville leader honored

Walthourville councilmember Patricia Green left the recent Georgia Municipal Association convention in Savannah with two reasons to smile.

July 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Sampie Smith says he did nothing wrong

Hinesville mayoral candidate and Liberty County records archivist Sampie Smith was involved in an incident in which a man claims Smith was holding a handgun down by his side.

July 24, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Our independence

There were two reasons for celebration at Fort Morris Wednesday, the observance of the Declaration of Independence of the United States and the expansion of the hours of the historic site. Fort Morris is now open five days each week: Wednesday through Sunday. In this photo re-enactors portray the three Georgia signers of the Declaration; George Walton, Button Gwinnett and Lyman Hall. When not re-enacting, the three are David Roberts of Savannah, George Strickland of Ray City and Jacob Edgar of Fort Morris.

July 24, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Train kills woman in Richmond Hill

Details were sketchy Friday night after a CSX train struck and killed a pedestrian who reportedly was on the railroad tracks near the Hwy. 144 crossing in Richmond Hill.

July 22, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Special to the Courier | News


Fireworks go off early, two hurt

Two employees of a fireworks contractor were injured Wednesday when many of the pyrotechnics accidentally detonated prematurely, forcing a halt to the display.

July 21, 2007 | Staff report | News


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Tensions rise at BOE meeting surrounding legal matters

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Search over for missing teen

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February 15, 2017 | Patty Leon | News


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