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Government shutdown impacts Fort Stewart

Government shutdown impacts Fort Stewart

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will be impacted by the government shutdown as services cease operations to comply with the legal and regulatory requirements of operating ...

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Posted: jan. 20, 2018 7:48 a.m.
Liberty's SPLOST not adding up yet

Liberty's SPLOST not adding up yet

The financial report at the Liberty County Commission meeting Thursday revealed a continuing troublesome trend: the latest special purpose local option sales tax income has ...

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Posted: jan. 19, 2018 5:42 p.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Long commissioner resigns

Long commissioner resigns

Long County District 3 Commissioner Willie Frank Thompson resigned Thursday, according to a press release issued by Board of Commissioner Secretary Brandi Smiley.

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Posted: jan. 19, 2018 5:44 p.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Long County looks to hire animal control officer, improve communication

Long County looks to hire animal control officer, improve communication

The Long County Commission decided Thursday to hire a new animal control officer. The area has been shaken recently when a felony case of cruelty ...

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Posted: jan. 19, 2018 5:45 p.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Izola's tarter sauce now comes in its own bottle

Izola's tarter sauce now comes in its own bottle

The owners of Izola’s are expanding their diner, as well as the distribution of their homemade tartar sauce. Wilton and Pauline Foster are well-known ...

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Posted: jan. 19, 2018 5:38 p.m.
UPDATE: Man arrested in dog cruelty case

UPDATE: Man arrested in dog cruelty case

A man accused of animal cruelty turned himself in this afternoon to the Ludowici Police Department. Allen Golden of Hinesville had a warrant issued against ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2018 7:29 p.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2018 9:33 p.m.
Trail focuses on civil rights landmarks

Trail focuses on civil rights landmarks

Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Tuesday the inclusion of 11 historic sites in Georgia on the new U ...

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Posted: jan. 18, 2018 12:55 p.m.


Hinesville's 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade SLIDESHOW

Check out 20 photos from Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Hinesville.

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Posted: jan. 18, 2018 10:09 a.m.
Liberty Regional gets donation from With Love from Kaden

Liberty Regional gets donation from With Love from Kaden

Members of the Liberty Regional Medical Center staff were recently surprised with a donation of stuffed animals, blankets, children’s slippers, coloring books and crayons ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2018 10:01 a.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2018 7:00 a.m.
It's gonna get cold tonight

It's gonna get cold tonight

From the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency: 

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Posted: jan. 17, 2018 4:10 p.m.


Georgia PSC approves $43.6 million in refunds for Georgia Power Customers

ATLANTA, January 16, 2018 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) today unanimously ordered Georgia Power Company to refund its customers $43.6 million. The refunds ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2018 10:13 a.m. | Updated: jan. 17, 2018 3:30 p.m.


Wind chill advisory for tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for today and tonight for Liberty County. The combination of low temperatures expected to be ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2018 10:10 a.m.
Dorchester played historic role in civil rights era

Dorchester played historic role in civil rights era

Of the events that surrounded Liberty County’s 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations over the weekend, one was held in the place ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2018 7:35 p.m. | Updated: jan. 17, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Walthourville Mayor says chief knew about overtime policy

Walthourville Mayor says chief knew about overtime policy

Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray said she required all the city’s department heads to get approval before allowing overtime months before she fired former Police ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2018 7:39 p.m. | Updated: jan. 17, 2018 5:00 a.m.
THOSE WHO SERVED: Local couple's military service was a game changer

THOSE WHO SERVED: Local couple's military service was a game changer


WATCH VIDEO of Sandra and Ron Elliott

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Posted: jan. 15, 2018 8:54 a.m. | Updated: jan. 17, 2018 1:00 a.m.


Third wastewater spill since Jan. 4

Hinesville’s Water Pollution Control Plant on Fort Stewart has sent more than 18.7 million gallons of “partially treated wastewater” into Taylors Creek so ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2018 2:01 p.m.
Stop the Bleed program comes to Liberty Co.

Stop the Bleed program comes to Liberty Co.

Liberty Regional EMS participated in the Stop the Bleed training Jan. 2 for representatives from the Liberty County School System.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2018 9:25 a.m.
Courier Survey winner

Courier Survey winner

Ruth Patterson just became the second winner in the Coastal Courier News reader survey.

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Posted: jan. 15, 2018 3:11 p.m.
MLK committee announces honors

MLK committee announces honors

The Liberty County Martin Luther King Observance Association has announced award recipients for the 2018 Martin Luther King Celebration, which is this weekend and Monday.

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Posted: jan. 15, 2018 1:40 p.m.
Raider Brigade assigned nine-month deployment

Raider Brigade assigned nine-month deployment

The Army confirmed something Wednesday many around Fort Stewart had known, or at least suspected, for months.

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Posted: jan. 12, 2018 7:05 p.m. | Updated: jan. 13, 2018 5:00 a.m.

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