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Tensions rise at BOE meeting surrounding legal matters

Things got heated at a special meeting of the Liberty County Board of Education Tuesday at 4 p.m. and the controversy carried over into the regular meeting at 5:30.

February 16, 2017 | Patty Leon | News


Search over for missing teen

UPDATE: According to Jack Graves Sr., Gwendolyn Bugg's grandfather, the young girl was found and is safe back home.

February 15, 2017 | Patty Leon | News


Funny smell in water has natural cause

Something in the water didn't smell right for some Hinesville residents.

January 11, 2017 | By Tiffany King Coastal Courier | News


2017 is here

Happy New Years. 2017 is here.

January 01, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | News


Pedestrian hit, killed on E.G. Miles Parkway

A Hinesville man was killed Saturday night after he was hit by a vehicle on E.G. Miles Parkway.

December 18, 2016 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Manna House gets a boost from theater

Liberty Cinemas donated $6,000 to Liberty County Manna House on Nov. 23.

November 27, 2016 | Dan Scott Coastal Courier | News


No water in Raintree after water main breaks

Residents of Raintree Apartments will have an interruption in water service after a break in the water main serving the complex, which is off Gen. Screven Way. City officials shut off water to the line to assess damage and have no estimate of when service will be restored, according to an email from city spokeswoman Brittany McClure.

November 09, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | News


FEMA workers in area

Liberty County residents will have to wait a bit longer to see whether federal individual assistance will help them cover costs associated with damages from Hurricane Matthew.

October 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | News


Ludowici Police chief involved in accident

Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell is being evaluated at an area hospital after his patrol car was struck this morning on Highway 84.

October 13, 2016 | Staff Report | News


Carter visits Liberty County

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter visited Liberty County Wednesday morning and meet with officials and personnel from the Liberty County Office of Emergency Management.

October 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | News


Long schools closed Tuesday

Editor's note: The below email was sent out by Long County Schools superintendent Dr. Robert Waters this morning. It wasn't posted sooner due to lack of access to emails at the Courier office.

October 10, 2016 | Staff report | News


Local updates

Clean up and recovery continues and some businesses and offices are set to open while others remain close. Here is a brief list of what we have so far.

October 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | News


Be wary of scams during cleanup

As residents return to their homes, cleanup efforts have ramped up and Liberty County Emergency Management Director Mike Hodges said that has opened the door for those looking to scam the public.

October 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | News


Local curfew lifted

Liberty County is lifting the dusk to dawn curfew effective as of 5 p.m. today. According to the press release and under the request and recommendation from local officials, Governor Nathan Deal is lifting the mandatory evacuation order for the mainland of Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties.

October 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | News


PSA announcement for local businesses

The following is a press release from the Liberty County Health Department:

October 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | News


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Anniversary of King’s death prompts look back at our past

The solemnity of the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination compelled me to revisit the history of civil rights ...

April 14, 2018 | Hermina Glass Hill Guest Guest columnist | News


Prayer vigil held for family devastated by fire

Approximately 200 people attended a prayer vigil Thursday night for a Hinesville family devastated by an April 5 fire that destroyed their home and claimed ...

April 14, 2018 | Staff Report | News


BoE says no thanks to forensic audit

The Liberty County Board of Education voted against a forensic audit at Tuesday's regular meeting. Board members Verdell Jones, Carol Guyett, Marcia Anderson, Carolyn ...

April 14, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Domestic turns deadly in W-ville

A suspect in a Thursday morning homicide in Walthourville was "apprehended without incident," according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.

April 14, 2018 | Lewis Levine | News


County hires former Hinesville city manager

Former Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards is now working for Bryan County as a special assistant to County Administrator Ben Taylor.

April 11, 2018 | Ted O'Neil Bryan County News | News


Area lane closures, road work set for this week

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues work on construction and maintenance projects this week. Closure schedule may change due to weather or other factors.

April 10, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Construction, lane closures set for this week

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues to improve highway infrastructure throughout the area. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue through ...

April 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Jury convicts Tybee shrimper of mail fraud, money laundering

Michael Brian Anderson, a Tybee Island shrimper and fisherman, was convicted March 22 by a federal jury on three counts of false statements, four counts ...

April 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Man pleads guilty to hate crimes against Augusta mosque

A Missouri man is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to hate crimes for making threats against a mosque in Augusta.

April 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


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