A typical day at the Coastal Care Center in Richmond Hill was festively interrupted last week by Hinesville's Kathy Murphy.
Former Ludowici Police Chief Frank McClelland Sr., 82, died Saturday after he was taken to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah with chest pain. McClelland served as the Ludowici police chief from 2000 through 2007. He retired with 31 years of law enforcement experience.
During Valentine's Day weekend, the Liberty Theatre Company will host its first original dinner theater play, "Pieces of Home," which is based on real letters from soldiers stationed at the former Camp Stewart during World War II. The camp later became Fort Stewart.
Mattie Speight, 83, is raising her great-granddaughter, Ladaja, and she doesn't mind one bit.
Liberty County Communications Director Tom Wahl will tell you his job is easy; it's his crew that does "the grunt work."
Liberty County's public servants shared their professional and personal New Year's resolutions with the Courier. All say they want to better themselves and work harder to improve the community.
As 2010 comes to a close, the Courier put together a year-in-review from the year's top headlines. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published these stories, not when the events occurred. The following is a look back at stories from January 2010.
Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Foxx has a lot going on in her life.
A Bradwell Institute Spanish teacher will kick off the holiday with a $750,000 win. Hinesville resident Frank Boguszewski won his prize playing the Georgia Lottery's holiday-themed instant game Jingle Jumbo Bucks.
Liberty County Commissioners Marion Stevens, District 1; Donald Lovette, District 2; and Connie Thrift, District 3, were sworn into office Monday, Dec. 20, in the commission board room at the courthouse annex.
After a Dec. 20 budget session, the Midway City Council will meet again Dec. 27 to continue deliberations on the budget, which will go into effect Jan. 1.
There was little business to address at the Long County Board of Education's December meeting, but the panel did take another step toward preparing for a new high school. After a PowerPoint presentation by Craig Buckley, Buckley, & Associates, the board voted to approve the construction management at risk process.
Are more people riding the buses? Hinesville District 4 City Council Member Keith Jenkins asked Mayor Jim Thomas during a council meeting last week. Jenkins told the council some of his constituents say they see few passengers riding the new Liberty Transit bus system.
In routine business at its December meeting, the Ludowici City Counci:
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies, detectives and correctional officers officially were sworn in Wednesday by Sheriff Steve Sikes. The ceremonies continued Thursday morning when Liberty County Probate Judge Nancy K. Aspinwall administered the oath of office to Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden, who is nearing 30 years of service in the circuit.