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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

Lawmakers' pay garnished for taxes

State Rep. Al Williams of Midway is among a handful of Georgia legislators who have had their state paychecks garnished because of delinquent income tax.

May 01, 2007 | By Andrea Washington and Joe Parker Staff writer and correspondent | News

LCDA members fail to connect

The Liberty County Development Authority attempted a meeting Thursday, but the only clear decision reached was to try to meet again at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

May 01, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Governor pledges support for law enforcement

Law enforcement personnel from throughout the area attended a cookout in their honor Thursday.

April 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

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

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Fort Stewart announces plans

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield has announced its plans due to hurricane Matthew's approach:

October 06, 2016 | Staff Report | News

Deliveries could be delayed

Due to the possible impact of Hurricane Matthew in our local area, and the need to heed the warnings of local evacuation and recovery efforts ...

October 06, 2016 | Staff Report | News

Long County issues voluntary evacuations

Long County Emergency Management Director Edward Brewer said a voluntary evacuation order will start in that county starting at noon today.

October 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

County issues voluntary evacuation order

Liberty County officials declared a state of emergency Tuesday evening and issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents who live east of I-95. Here's ...

October 05, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | News

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