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BI graduate reveals African-American contributions

Many people don't know African Americans had a role in the history of the United States Capitol and Hinesville native Felicia Bell wants to change that.

March 15, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


County works through project list

The Liberty County Commission is working through a laundry list of projects for 2007, including using the now-vacant site of Liberty County's old hospital for a new Department of Family and Children Services.

March 13, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | News


Liberty preps for growth

How will Liberty County and its municipalities handle future growth?

March 13, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Exercise in disaster

What was considered "the main event" for Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia turned out to be a confusing event for Liberty County Friday morning.

March 13, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Highway 84 expansion moves ahead

Earlier this week, the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, along with the Atlanta consulting firm Reynolds Smith and Hills Inc., hosted a meeting that was open to business owners and county residents who could be affected by the US 84/SR 38 median construction plan.

March 13, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Liberty delegation meets with state leaders

ATLANTA - The City of Hinesville, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners, and the Liberty County Development Authority recently hosted key state legislators at a legislative reception in Atlanta.

March 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | News


State to freeze PeachCare enrollment

With the current funding for PeachCare for Kids dwindling away, the Georgia Department of Community Health announced a proposal to place a temporary freeze on enrollment for the program starting on March 11.

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


Natural soldier dies in Iraq

Pvt. Kelly David Youngblood, 19, had one year and one month of military service under his belt when he died Sunday, just 16 days after arriving in Iraq for the start of his first combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

March 10, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Woman found stabbed/suspect arrested

A man suspected of stabbing a Hinesville woman to death Tuesday night was captured Thursday in Bulloch County.

March 09, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Property tax deadline arrives

Liberty County property owners raced against the clock Tuesday to pay their property taxes before the deadline expired and avoid incurring late penalties. Liberty County Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones said the lines were long and collections had been good. Late penalties will be implemented starting today with a 1 percent increase for the first three months. After three months, a 10 percent increase will be implemented. For every month afterward, taxpayers will incur a one percent increase per month until property taxes are paid, Jones said.

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


Fort Morris cuts outrage supporters

With the volume of outrage from residents and advocates growing, Liberty County's leaders under the Gold Dome have weighed in about cutbacks at Fort Morris Historic Site.

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


Prom rule changes madden public

By Daisy Pleasant Jones

March 08, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Funding tops city's agenda

Thursday was productive for the Hinesville City Council as it decided to aid in funding millions of dollars to current and future city and county projects.

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


State likely to sue over Cochran

After four years and $3 million paid to the Douglas Asphalt Co., the seemingly endless Frank Cochran Drive extension project will undergo even more complications.

March 06, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Meeting on Highway 84 medians

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission in conjunction with Reynolds Smith and Hills will discuss the impact of constructing medians on US Highway 84 at a meeting on Wednesday at Midway Civic Center.

March 06, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


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Waterspout off Liberty

Coastal Liberty County resident John Henderson and his wife, Pam, were out this morning when they saw a waterspout.

September 19, 2014 | By John Henderson Special to the Courier | News


Boles guilty of felony murder, cruelty to children

Torres Boles was found not guilty of malice murder, guilty of felony murder, guilty of all three cruelty to children charges and guilty of one count of deprivation of a child in the death of his daughter, 3-year-old Andraia Boles. Sentencing will be done at a later date. For a full story, see Friday's Courier.

September 17, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Forensics paint grisly scene

Forensic scientists testified Tuesday that most of the blood taken from a crime scene in February 2013 was that of 3-year-old Andraia Boles.

September 17, 2014 | By Patty Leon | News


SPLOST promotions start with breakfast

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.

September 13, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Ludowici may fine for trash cans left out

Trash-can placement was an issue raised at Tuesday's monthly Ludowici City Council meeting.

September 13, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


United Way sets goals, touts volunteers

The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

September 12, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Woman dies from injuries in wreck

The woman injured Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle accident that involved a school bus has died.

September 10, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


New city judge, prosecutor sworn in

Newly appointed Municipal Court Judge Kenneth Pangburn and prosecuting attorney Richard E. Braun Jr. took their respective oaths of office Tuesday afternoon in the Hinesville Room at city hall.

September 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Coastal communities get state block grants

Four coastal Georgia communities recently were awarded community-development grants from the state totaling nearly $1.9 million.

September 05, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Democrats open campaign HQ here

A small, enthusiastic group gathered Saturday for the grand opening of the Liberty County Democrats' campaign office in Hinesville.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Rotary learns about Live Oak Libraries' offerings

The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted Christy Divine, marketing and development director and foundation manager for Live Oak Public Libraries, at its regular meeting Tuesday.

September 03, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | News


Certain bacteria levels up in area waters

The Coastal Resource Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources routinely sends out health advisories when coastal waters are found to be contaminated.

September 03, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


GBI probes Bryan probation office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.

September 02, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


$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


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