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Apology to be sought for slavery

State Rep. Al Williams is not giving up on his goal for Georgia to issue an official apology for slavery.

May 12, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Relay for life exceeds goals

Liberty County's Relay for Life has proven to be a huge success, with more than $163,000 in donations being raised for the American Cancer Society, according to organizers.

May 10, 2007 | Staff report | News


Walthourville ponders affordable housing

Hoping to assist low-income residents, the Walthourville City Council is working to make housing in the city more affordable.

May 10, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


BoE starting search for superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education had a goal-setting retreat Monday and found their goals inextricably tied to the need for finding a new superintendent.

May 10, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


$250,000 lotto ticket sold in Riceboro

ATLANTA - A construction manager is all smiles after winning $250,000 in the April 6 Mega Millions drawing.

May 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | News


Council split on red-light cameras

Tensions surfaced Thursday as Hinesville City Council members disputed the necessity of installing red-light cameras in town.

May 08, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Area colleges eye security measures

The recent shooting spree at Virginia Tech by Seung-Hui Cho, 23, has many colleges and universities reviewing their security measures and policies to ensure students' safety.

May 08, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


College students react to VT shootings

When Georgia Southern University student Christy Curry awoke Monday morning, she had no idea within one lecture period 33 people would be dead on a college campus in Blacksburg, Va.

May 08, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Relay brings out thousands

Details from Friday-Saturday's Liberty County Relay for Life were still coming in Saturday afternoon, but it was pretty clear that it was a success.

May 08, 2007 | Staff report | News


Liberty property owners get some relief

Editor's note: There was a brief AP report Friday morning that said the bills that exempt minor home repairs from increasing tax assessments in Liberty County passed the Georgia General Assembly Thursday night. We'll have more on that Sunday.

May 05, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


New tool to combat old pest

Millions of critters and mosquitoes are planning their rebirth in Liberty County, and, unfortunately, they're imminently headed to a neighborhood near you.

May 05, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Structure fires also plague Long County

Two Long County houses were destroyed in separate blazes Sunday night - neither related to the wildfire that consumed an estimated 1,600 acres, authorities said.

May 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Voucher bill awaits fill House vote

A bill that would give vouchers to parents of special needs students squeaked its way out of a key Georgia House committee last week.

May 03, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Families planning to rebuild after fires

Three Liberty County families are struggling to rebuild after unrelated fires destroyed or heavily damaged their homes. All of them are in need of donations.

May 03, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Libraries hope to be growing

The Liberty County Library Board was sharply focused Monday on a new main library for Hinesville and relocation of the Midway/Riceboro Branch to the Midway community center complex.

May 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


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Jury finds man guilty in Fort Stewart soldier’s death

It took a jury of eight women and four men just one hour to find Carl Evan Swain guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder for money in the 2013 killing of his brother-in-law, Army Spc. John Eubank.

March 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


Faith Baptist pastor speaks out

The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Former Walthourville police chief arrested

Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Students removed from private school

Federal and state authorities apparently removed students from housing at a private school in Ludowici Wednesday afternoon.

March 25, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Fender bender on 84 in Hinesville

A two-vehicle accident on Highway 84 in Hinesville sent one woman to a hospital Wednesday. According to Hinesville Police Patrol Officer Jimmel Hargrove, the accident occurred around 12:15 pm.

March 25, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | News


Savannah Tech introduces funding campaign for Liberty Campus

Hinesville Rotarians were given an up-close look at the new fundraising campaign for Savannah Technical College at their meeting Tuesday at the college's Liberty Campus.

March 24, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | News


Chief: Man bites Ludowici police officer

A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.

March 24, 2015 | Mike Riddle | News


Trial in Fort Stewart soldier's slaying is underway

A jury was selected and the trial started this week in federal court in Savannah in the death of a Fort Stewart soldier.

March 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


County may charge accident impact fees

Bryan County Emergency Services could be the next public-safety agency to seek compensation from insurance companies for the cost of responding to vehicle crashes.

March 21, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Milton-Jones to keynote 11 Black Men scholarship banquet

The 11 Black Men of Liberty County will host the 21st Annual Scholarship Banquet at the Club Stewart Ballroom on Saturday. A reception will be held from 6:15-6:45 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7 p.m.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Report | News


Circus coming to Hinesville

The Lewis & Clark Circus will take place at Bryant Commons Park Saturday and Sunday.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Report | News


Dorchester Village Civic Center to dedicate Dennis Christiansen Pavilion

The Dorchester Village Civic Center will host a dedication of the Dennis Christiansen Pavilion at 3 p.m. Sunday.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Report | News


Injured deputy's wife forgives alleged drunk driver

A probation revocation hearing for the man accused of injuring a former Liberty County deputy at the Port of Savannah was continued until May 5.

March 19, 2015 | By Patty Leon | News


No farm market today

Today's Downtown Farmers Market has been canceled because of the rain, according to a release from Hinesville Downtown Development Authority.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Report | News


Hearing on offshore drilling in Savannah

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public meeting Tuesday on proposed offshore drilling along the Georgia coast.

March 19, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


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