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Top stories of 2010: April-July

As 2010 comes to a close, the Courier is taking a look back at this past year's headlines. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published the stories, not when the events occurred. These following stories were splashed across the front page in April, May, June and July 2010.

December 31, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Cities, counties must verify workers' legal status

On Jan. 1, cities and counties across the state must be in compliance with Department of Homeland Security requirements; namely, local governments must be able to verify the legal status of people they hire or contract for services.

December 31, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Lawmakers visit Liberty County

The 2011 Georgia legislative session is expected to be one of the toughest in recent years, but Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, is eager to tackle the budget deficit and other challenges.

December 31, 2010 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | News


Savannah’s smoking law about to take effect

SAVANNAH - A new ordinance that bans smoking in numerous locations is about to take effect in Savannah, and smokers and businesses are preparing to deal with the restrictions.

December 29, 2010 | Associated Press | News


Midway budget meeting tonight

Midway budget writers on Monday decided to hire an additional police officer next year, compromised on the thorny issue of probation supervision and scheduled a meeting for 6 p.m. today to complete the budget process.

December 29, 2010 | Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Looking back: Top 2010 stories

As 2010 comes to a close, the Courier is taking a look back at this past year's 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 the biggest stories of February and March 2010.

December 29, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Local woman gives away $100 every day

By Dec. 31, Betty Londergan will have given away $36,500 of her money to charity.

December 29, 2010 | Seraine Page | News


Biker babes aid troops, charity

Bomber Girls Ladies Riding Club members are hard-core - when it comes to supporting soldiers. These civic-minded bikers raise funds to send care packages to deployed soldiers year-round.

December 29, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Former LPD Chief Frank McClelland dies at 82

Former Ludowici Police Department Chief Frank McClelland Sr., 82, died at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He had been taken to the Savannah hospital after he complained of chest pains.

December 29, 2010 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Long County State Court changes date and time

Long County Clerk of Court Frank Middleton recently announced that the Long County State Court, as of Jan. 19, will convene at 9 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

December 27, 2010 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Area churches bring cheer to Coastal Care Center

A typical day at the Coastal Care Center in Richmond Hill was festively interrupted last week by Hinesville's Kathy Murphy.

December 27, 2010 | Hallie D. Martin | News


Former Ludowici Police Chief McClelland dies

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.

December 27, 2010 | Mike Riddle | News


New play will explore local military history

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.

December 27, 2010 | Seraine Page | News


Grandparenting a full-time job for many

Mattie Speight, 83, is raising her great-granddaughter, Ladaja, and she doesn't mind one bit.

December 27, 2010 | Seraine Page | News


911 operators reflect, look ahead

Liberty County Communications Director Tom Wahl will tell you his job is easy; it's his crew that does "the grunt work."

December 27, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


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Community applying for new housing program

Assistant City Manager Ken Howard presented information about a new state housing program to the Hinesville City Council during its Aug. 7 meeting. He said the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing program would help communities create and implement plans to meet their housing and revitalization needs.

August 13, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Gators are common in Coastal Georgia

Residents of Coastal Georgia should not be surprised to see alligators in ponds, creeks or large drainage ditches, said David Mixon, regional supervisor with Georgia Department of Natural Resources' game-management operation.

August 13, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Rotary, MEDDAC entertain seniors

The Hinesville Rotary Club and Fort Stewart's Medical and Dental Activity Command partnered for a special family day celebration Saturday at the Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.

August 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


City hopes to develop civic center

Hinesville is the only metropolitan statistical area that doesn't have a conference center, and although Hinesville has the second highest expenditures for family recreation in the Southeast, it doesn't have a family entertainment center.

August 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Council approves rezoning

Despite protests from area residents, Hinesville City Council on Thursday rezoned five acres on Highway. 84 West to accommodate a new grocery store.

August 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


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