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Obama to keep more troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced at the White House Thursday that he will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan through 2016 and a lesser number into 2017 to sustain coalition efforts to train and strengthen Afghan forces.

October 16, 2015 | By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity | News


Super Kroger, Cook Out Restaurant

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission heard proposals this evening for a Kroger superstore and Cook Out fast food restaurant to be built in Hinesville. Both proposals were recommended for approval and will go before the Hinesville City Council for the final decision on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m.

September 15, 2015 | By Tiffany King | News


Long County man dies in wreck

A Long County man was killed in a wreck Tuesday afternoon in Walthourville, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

July 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Happy first birthday — times four!

Long County quadruplets Bowen Harrison "Bo" Parker, Robert Charles "Charlie" Parker, Walter Dale "Tripp" Parker III and Ellie Reece Parker celebrated their first birthday last weekend at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway.

July 22, 2015 | Mike Riddle | News


Gum Branch seeks to keep its rural feel

Some Gum Branch residents want their city to stay the way it is.

July 22, 2015 | Tiffany King | News


F.E.A.R. matriarch sentenced to 20 years in prison

Forever Enduring Always Ready (F.E.A.R.) radical-militia matriarch Heather Salmon pleaded guilty Thursday at the Long County Courthouse for her actions in the 2011 shooting deaths of Tiffany York, 17, and Michael Roark, 19.

July 09, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | News


Presidential eulogy for pastor

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Lines of mourners began forming at the crack of dawn at TD Arena at the College of Charleston, not far from the Emanuel AME Church, where the Rev. and South Carolina Sen. Clementa Pinckney and eight others were gunned down last week.

June 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


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


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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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