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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


Developing preservation on east end

July 20, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Justice center's costs devouring taxpayers' dollars

July 20, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


Lexington neighbors want sign of belonging

July 20, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Freedom March

July 20, 2007 | Patty Leon | News


Yellow Bluff earns international honors

July 20, 2007 | Staff Report | News


Long County Library lends history in pics

July 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Riceboro budget work slowed by abscence

Riceboro budget writers didn't have much luck at their workshop in the absence of Mayor Gregory Richardson and with only incomplete figures to use.

July 18, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Wreck victim taught at BI for years

An elderly couple was killed Friday afternoon when their Lincoln Town Car collided with a semi-tractor trailer at the intersection of Highways 17 and 196, near the Liberty-Bryan County line.

July 18, 2007 | Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Airport finances taxiing to uncertain fate

Budgeting miscalculations, possible operational delays and construction-error oversights raise further alarm in regards to the troubled airport project at Wright Army Airfield.

July 17, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Train kills woman on tracks

Tragedy once again struck at the Simmons railroad crossing Friday, when Long County resident Evelyn Hale, 62, was struck by a train at about 5:40 a.m.

July 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Medians through county will cost $40M

Reynolds Smith and Hills senior planner Beverly Davis presented an updated proposal concerning the construction of highway medians on Highway 84 during a recent Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting.

July 14, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


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Blood donation events set for Red Cross Month

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.

February 24, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


The STARs shine at Chamber lunch

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Progress Through People Luncheon Thursday, introducing this year's STAR students from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County ...

February 24, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Carter talks opioids at new Long campus

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., spoke about the opioid crisis and healthcare Tuesday as he toured the new Liberty Regional Medical Associates, Long County ...

February 24, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Justice Department coordinates nationwide elder fraud sweep

U.S. Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions and law enforcement partners announced recently the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history.

February 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Georgia Power offers tips to avoid common scams and fraud

Georgia Power works every day to not only keep customers' personal information secure, but also to help inform and educate customers about common scams and ...

February 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Highway 84 shutdown in Allenhurst

UPDATE at 3 p.m. Eastbound sections of Highway 84 remain closed. Westbound lanes have opened but delays are still expected.

February 21, 2018 | Lewis Levine and Patty Leon | News


Coastal district DOT rep among ‘100 Influential Women to Know’

Engineering Georgia magazine recently released its inaugural listing of "100 Influential Women to Know" – women of character, integrity and purpose, and nearly 10 percent of ...

February 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Corps seeking proposals for dredged material projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects now through March 12.

February 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


I-516 lane closure set for this weekend

In conjunction with the Interstate vegetation management project, contractors for Georgia DOT will close one lane of I-516 near the CSX railroad overpass located between ...

February 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Free flu shots offered in Long County Feb. 20

The Long County Health Department will offer free flu shots 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, to those ages 3 and older ...

February 07, 2018 | Staff Report | News


Ga.'s flu death toll climbs to 51

Georgia has had 51 confirmed flu-related deaths as of Friday, up from 37 on Jan. 31 and 25 the week before.

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Rep. Williams gets nod for community service

State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, received in January a community service award for his dedication and commitment to his community.

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


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