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Bust nets 75 pounds of pot

What started as a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning led to a drug bust that netted 75 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $250,000, according to authorities.

April 28, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Future of marshes uncertain

The preservation of the marshlands along the Georgia coast faces an uncertain future as development and population growth are expected to rise in the area.

April 28, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Sand Hill residents seek park

Several residents from the Sand Hill area attended the April meeting of the Long County Commission and voiced their desires for a recreation park in their neighborhood.

April 28, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Tourism promotion panel forming

An intergovernmental agreement among Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County has been reached to create and maintain a non-profit organization to promote tourism, trade shows and conventions. The organization will be funded by a five percent hotel/motel tax revenue, which was previously allocated to the Liberty County Development Authority.

April 26, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


County's delinquent taxpayers on notice

Liberty County officials are currently corralling the 10 percent of the public who are delinquent in paying their property taxes.

April 26, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Midway discusses festival, sewage

Midway is officially "a city on the move;" at least it will be on May 19, the second annual Midway Day.

April 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | News


Alcohol sales to minors draw probation

Hinesville City Council discussed a number of issues during its meeting last week, including:

April 26, 2007 | Staff report | News


Train, grader collide, killing driver

A Long County employee was killed Monday when the motor grader he was driving was struck by a train at the Simmons Cross Roads in Long County.

April 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Driver in fatal wreck charged

The driver in a fatal one-vehicle wreck in which two people were also seriously injured in Liberty County Thursday afternoon has been charged in the incident.

April 24, 2007 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Teen killed in ATV crash

A Long County teen died Thursday from injuries he received in a four-wheeler wreck on Rye Patch Road, according to authorities.

April 24, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


City to consider traffic light cameras

Hinesville drivers may soon see the implementation of red-light cameras to curb careless commuting.

April 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


County discusses finances, construction

Finances, environmental concerns, community programs and construction projects were the key topics discussed this week during the Liberty County Commission meeting.

April 21, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Hinesville man lives to talk about plane crash

"I'm still alive," was the first thought that came to Hinesville resident Steven Carter Tuesday evening after he crashed his small plane in a field about two mile off Pate Rogers Road in the Fleming community.

April 21, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Man who grabbed charity jar here caught

A Florida man allegedly responsible for a multi-jurisdictional chase through Liberty County and Jasper County, S.C. Monday was arrested early Wednesday morning in Laurens County.

April 21, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Kingston voted Online Politician of Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet has honored U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston with its "People's Choice Award for Online Politician of the Year" during a ceremony here.

April 21, 2007 | Special to the Courier | News


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Hospital CEO on state ebola team

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency-management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Fatal wreck may stem from RH hotel incident

A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.

October 18, 2014 | Staff report | News


Former first lady campaigns for grandson

Former first lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter made a stop in Hinesville on Saturday morning to campaign for her grandson, state Sen. Jason Carter, who is running on the Democratic ticket for governor of Georgia against incumbent Nathan Deal.

October 15, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Allman files claim against producers

LOS ANGELES - Singer Gregg Allman, the subject of the "Midnight Rider" film project, has filed a new claim against the producers of "Midnight Rider," contending that they agreed to indemnify him from any liability for the Feb. 20 accident on the set that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured eight others.

October 15, 2014 | By Ted Johnson Reuters News Service | News


Tag scanner leads to drug arrests

Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:

October 15, 2014 | Staff Report | News


County OKs Sunday voting for Oct. 26

Liberty County voters will get a chance to vote in the upcoming midterm election on a Sunday, after the county commission approved a resolution Tuesday. It allows voters to cast ballots on Oct. 26 ahead of the Nov. 4 elections.

October 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | News


Stabbing victim doesn't press charges

Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:

October 08, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Former first lady to visit Liberty

Rosalynn Carter, former President Jimmy Carter's wife, will host an event at 10 a.m. Saturday at the LaQuinta Inn to campaign for her grandson, State Sen. Jason Carter, who is running for governor. The public is welcome.

October 07, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Progress through People luncheon to focus on historic sites

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Progress Through People Luncheon On Thursday, October 9that 12 noon. The Luncheon is sponsored by the Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and will feature a panel discussion with the directors of some of Liberty County's historic sites and attractions.

October 06, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Reward offered for info on field vandalism

A vandal or vandals did extensive damage to a football field Monday at the Long County Recreation Complex.

October 06, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Columnist | News


Several hurt in wreck on Hwy. 144

Several people have been injured in a multiple-vehicle accident on Highway 144 East at mile marker 14 Fort Stewart after a head-on collision earlier this afternoon. No fatalities have been reported and the road should be open shortly, according to Fort Stewart PAO Maj. Matthew Fontaine.

October 02, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Vandals damage Long Co. football field

On Monday, vandals extensively damaged a football field at the Long County Recreation Complex. Sheriff Craig Nobles said that sometime after 10:30 p.m., a two-wheel drive vehicle was driven on the wet field, causing an estimated $,4000 to $5,000 worth of damage. He said it is believed that the vehicle was a pickup truck, but that could not be confirmed as of Wednesday.

October 02, 2014 | By Mike Riddle | News


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