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Appeal filed in RH wrongful death suit

A wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers is now headed to the Georgia Court of Appeals.

June 25, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | News


High court preserves all Affordable Care Act subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling Thursday, upheld the Affordable Care Act subsidies that have helped millions of Americans, including 412,000 Georgians, obtain insurance coverage.

June 25, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | News


Liberty NAACP leader: Charleston church mass shooting highlights need for dialogue

The Wednesday night killing of nine people by a white gunman in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, highlights the need for everyone to come together and discuss the difficult topics of race, politics and religion, according to the Liberty County NAACP president.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


BoE candidate profile: Yvette Keel

Dr. Yvette Keel wants to give back to the community that has given her so much. The retired educator hopes to do this by winning the District 6 seat on the Liberty County Board of Education, vacated by Sampie Smith in February.

May 26, 2015 | By Tiffany King | News


More suits filed in fatal I-16 pileup

Two wrongful-death lawsuits were filed Tuesday in Bryan County Superior Court in connection with the Interstate 16 pileup that killed five Georgia Southern University nursing students last month, and a third is expected soon.

May 13, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | News


Young drowning victim identified

The child who drowned in a family pool has been identified by Long County authorities as Luke Aaron Paton.

May 13, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Representative answers student's request

Long County High School freshman Holden Riddle is enthusiastic about U.S. government.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | News


Environmentalist to speak at banquet

Daniel Blackman, a 2014 candidate for Georgia Public Service Commission and a leader in environmental causes in Georgia, will be the keynote speaker at the Liberty County Democratic Party's annual awards banquet Saturday, May 2, at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.

April 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | News


1,900-acre manufacturing facility sought for I-16 ‘megasite’

The recently formed Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Joint Corridor Development Authority has filed an application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a 1,904.5-acre project site to "construct a mega-site manufacturing facility" at Highway 280 and I-16, according to a public notice filed Thursday.

April 24, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten For the Coastal Courier | News


500-plus attend public hearing on proposed pipeline

RICHMOND HILL -- Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at Tuesday's public hearing at the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline Project.

April 22, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Long one of fastest growing counties

Long County was one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia last year, according to data the U.S. Census Bureau released recently.

April 13, 2015 | Staff report | News


Missing woman’s vehicle found in Altamaha River

A missing Wayne County woman's vehicle was discovered Friday afternoon in the Altamaha River.

April 04, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Jury finds man guilty in Fort Stewart soldier’s death

It took a jury of eight women and four men just one hour to find Carl Evan Swain guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder for money in the 2013 killing of his brother-in-law, Army Spc. John Eubank.

March 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


Faith Baptist pastor speaks out

The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Former Walthourville police chief arrested

Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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