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Bond denied in matricide case

Bond was denied Monday for Nicholas Bacon, the Liberty County man accused of shooting his mother March 3.

April 03, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


Road work, night time lane closures on 84 in Hinesville this week

Motorists should expect road work on Highway 84 in Hinesville this week.

April 03, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | News


School board issues prompting early visit from accreditation group

The school accreditation agency AdvancED will visit Liberty County School System months ahead of schedule because of school board issues, a letter said.

April 02, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


Fire on Bethlehem Street in Jesup

Firefighters from five departments battled a house fire in the 100 block in Jesup on Thursday night. According to Jesup Fire Department Lt. Patrick Wright no one was home when the fire began shortly after five p.m.

March 30, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier | News


BoE discussed Lee's ouster in early February

School board members apparently discussed in emails and texts as early as Feb. 6 how to move forward without Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

March 29, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


Murder suspect busted for drugs has long criminal record

The man charged in a January 2016 murder and arrested Thursday for allegedly attempting to sell drugs is currently in jail awaiting another bond hearing.

March 29, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


More opposition to proposed subdivision

Controversy over a proposed subdivision near Topi Trail and Meloney Drive in Hinesville continued at the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission Tuesday, where residents and one planning commissioner expressed opposition to the plan.

March 26, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | News


Date set for Reese tribunal hearing

Former Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese will have a tribunal hearing in April.

March 26, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


Chamber buys historic home

After years of looking for a new home the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau found a site to suit them in the historic Bacon-Fraser House.

March 19, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr. Courier senior correspondent | News


Upgrades to 911 system coming

The Liberty County Commissioners approved on Thursday a $438,000 purchase of software needed for a major upgrade of the 911 system.

March 18, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | News


Three charged in U.S. marshal's death

Three suspects in the Nov. 18 shooting death of Deputy U.S. Marshal Patrick Carothers in Long County have been arrested.

March 16, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Morris appointed road department superintendent in Long County

Norman Morris is the new superintendent of the Long County Road Department, according to an announcement form the Long County Commission.

March 13, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | News


Decision to pay Lee done under advisement

The decision to pay outgoing Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee a year's salary after her contract expires, was made by the Board of Education under the advisement of LCSS attorney Carl Varnedoe.

March 12, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


Cecil and Peggy Nobles honored

At an event attended by family and friends, the Long County Protective Services Auxiliary honored the late sheriff Cecil Nobles and his late wife Peggy at a memorial service Thursday at Station No. 4. Nobles was the longest-serving sheriff in Georgia at the time of his death in 2012, having served 44 years.

March 10, 2017 | Carolyn Leonard Correspondent | News


Fort Stewart releases more info on slain soldiers

Fort Stewart officials released more information Thursday about the two 3rdInfantry Division soldiers found dead Sunday inside a Hinesville townhome.

March 09, 2017 | Staff Report | News


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BoE votes to fire Reese

The Liberty County Board of Education voted Thursday to accept the recommendation of a tribunal panel and is firing former Liberty County Chief Financial Officer ...

April 27, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


Another step toward Tradeport East clinic

Liberty Regional Medical Center's clinic at Tradeport East is a step closer after the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission recommended rezoning two acres from industrial ...

April 23, 2017 | Tiffany King | News


Congressman visits Veterans Memorial

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter stopped by Bryant Commons Wednesday to check on the progress of the Veterans Memorial Walk.

April 23, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | News


Memorial hospital in Savannah sold

HCA has agreed to acquire Memorial Health's financially struggling hospital in Savannah in a $710 million deal.

April 21, 2017 | Andy Miller Georgia Health News | News


Long County names new finance director

The Long County Board of Commissioners recently named Bernice Johnson as the county's new finance director. Johnson, who formerly resided in Augusta, joins the ...

April 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier Coastal Courier | News


Soldier arrested on cocaine trafficking charges

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has arrested one Fort Stewart soldier on drug trafficking charges, according to Maj. Jeff Hein of the LCSO Drug ...

April 18, 2017 | Lewis Levine | News


Gambling raids in Midway

The Georgia Bureau of Invetigation, along with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, raided three Liberty County stores Tuesday for alleged violations of Georgia's ...

April 11, 2017 | Lewis Levine | News


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