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National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down near Stewart

National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down near Stewart

The National Weather Service confirmed the first tornado in the area from the weekend storms touched down near Fort Stewart. It was an EF-1. More ...

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Posted: jan. 23, 2017 3:05 p.m.


Residents asked to take in former prisoners

Re-Entry Partnership Housing will be discussed at a meeting in Savannah Wednesday.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2017 12:00 p.m. | Updated: jan. 23, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Regional library hires interim director

Regional library hires interim director

SAVANNAH — Live Oak Public Libraries Regional Board of Trustees, with support from the Georgia Public Library Service, has appointed Stephen Whigham as interim library directory ...

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Posted: jan. 23, 2017 12:02 p.m.
Hospital moving its business office

Hospital moving its business office

Liberty Regional Medical Center plans to move its business office across the street to Hinesville Square Shopping Center.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2017 11:59 a.m.


Fred's in Hinesville damaged

Saturday's storm reportedly damaged the roof the Fred's on Veterans Parkway in Hinesville.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2017 2:37 p.m.
Trump sworn in, vows to put America first

Trump sworn in, vows to put America first

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Standing before the nation on the Capitol’s steps, in front of his family, former presidents, and elected officials, Donald Trump took ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 7:10 p.m. | Updated: jan. 22, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Electricity in the air and a sea of red hats

Electricity in the air and a sea of red hats

Editor’s note: Lewis Levine of Hinesville is a Courier correspondent who has covered four presidential inaugurations. Here are some of his impressions of what ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 7:12 p.m. | Updated: jan. 22, 2017 5:00 a.m.
FPCA students witness history

FPCA students witness history

Mackenzie Bazemore said her phone clocked her at 27,605 steps on Friday as she and 14 other First Presbyterian Christian Academy students walked around ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 7:14 p.m.
Jury awards $15 million to survivor of I-16 crash

Jury awards $15 million to survivor of I-16 crash

A Bryan County jury on Friday awarded $15 million to Megan Richards, one of two survivors of an April 22, 2015 crash on I-16 which ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 12:13 p.m.
Utility honored for storm work

Utility honored for storm work

PALM BEACH, FL — The Edison Electric Institute Jan. 11 presented its “Emergency Recovery Award” to Georgia Power for its efforts after Hurricane Matthew hit Georgia ...

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 10:10 a.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2017 11:30 a.m.
Leadership class learns about county government

Leadership class learns about county government

The 2016-17 Leadership Liberty class had its Liberty County Commission session on Jan. 11, as part of the nine-month leadership development class.

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 10:07 a.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2017 8:00 a.m.
State suffering nurse shortage

State suffering nurse shortage

Merry Fort, an RN who lives in Macon, has seen nursing shortages before. But, she says, "I’ve never seen it like this."

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 10:24 a.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2017 4:00 a.m.


Water deemed safe after spillage

Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer Kevin Larson released a public notice to inform the public of a sewage spill that happened Wednesday.

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 10:47 a.m.
Liberty County celebrates MLK Day 2017

Liberty County celebrates MLK Day 2017

This past weekend was a celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr,, through the arts, which culminated with the annual MLK parade Monday in ...

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 9:22 a.m.
Update: Soldier charged, officers on administrative leave after shots fired in incident

Update: Soldier charged, officers on administrative leave after shots fired in incident

A Fort Stewart soldier was arrested early Monday morning after an incident in which Hinesville police fired shots at his 2011 Nissan Pathfinder after he ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 8:04 p.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2017 6:00 a.m.
Pop & Read at Stafford Pavillion

Pop & Read at Stafford Pavillion

The conventional storytime is getting more interactive and Liberty County’s youngest residents are invited to the first of a new literacy program that one ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 8:11 p.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2017 6:00 a.m.
Long's new senator takes oath of office

Long's new senator takes oath of office

ATLANTA — Sen. Blake Tillery, R-Vidalia, was sworn into office as a Georgia senator by Court of Appeals Judge Charlie Bethel in a ceremony at the ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2017 10:24 a.m. | Updated: jan. 17, 2017 6:00 a.m.
BoE to look at charter bus expenses

BoE to look at charter bus expenses

The Board of Education has decided to take a closer look at the charter buses hired for student travel.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2017 10:47 a.m. | Updated: jan. 17, 2017 5:30 a.m.
Police fire shots at car after driver tries to flee traffic stop

Police fire shots at car after driver tries to flee traffic stop

A Fort Stewart soldier was arrested early Monday morning after an incident in which Hinesville police fired shots at his vehicle after he allegedly nearly ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2017 8:51 p.m.
Case laid out for taxing privat property on post

Case laid out for taxing privat property on post

Liberty County’s Board of Assessors displayed a Department of the Army-state of Georgia agreement saying that the state has jurisdiction over taxation of private ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2017 10:35 a.m.

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