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Riceboro earns housing grant

Riceboro earns housing grant

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Community Affairs has awarded $4.25 million in grants in 12 communities, including Riceboro, to build new single family homes ...

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Posted: feb. 22, 2017 10:27 a.m. | Updated: feb. 23, 2017 6:30 p.m.
County looking for more road funding

County looking for more road funding

The Liberty County commissioners and their engineer, Trent Long, are working on more Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant funding that could bring safety improvements to ...

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Posted: feb. 22, 2017 10:56 a.m. | Updated: feb. 23, 2017 5:30 a.m.
Two department heads resign in Long County

Two department heads resign in Long County

At a called meeting Friday the Long County Commission accepted resignations of Road Superintendent Wilford Morris and Recreation Director Henry Strickland, and began arranging to ...

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 8:29 p.m. | Updated: feb. 22, 2017 5:00 a.m.
HPD's Maj. Cribbs dies at 72

HPD's Maj. Cribbs dies at 72

Former Hinesville Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit Lead Detective Maj. Thomas E. Cribbs passed away Monday.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 8:31 p.m. | Updated: feb. 22, 2017 5:00 a.m.
CHAMP is coming to Hinesville

CHAMP is coming to Hinesville

The Georgia Department of Transportation is bringing a new program to the city of Hinesville and other communities throughout the state.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 8:32 p.m. | Updated: feb. 22, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Longtime HPD Chief Detective Maj. Thomas Cribbs dies

Longtime HPD Chief Detective Maj. Thomas Cribbs dies

Hinesville Police Department Maj. Thomas Cribbs has died, according to HPD Assistant Police Chief Bill Kirkendall.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:09 p.m.
Teen killed in shooting was reportedly standing up for a friend

Teen killed in shooting was reportedly standing up for a friend

The victim in Wednesday’s shooting at Eagles Landing Subdivision is described as a fiercely loyal teen who "loved those around him with all he ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 5:28 p.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 6:00 a.m.
Reward offered in shooting death of horse

Reward offered in shooting death of horse

The founder of Second Chances Equine Rescue is determined to find out what happened to her beloved gelding, Sebastian.

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 5:30 p.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 6:00 a.m.
School board fracas continues

School board fracas continues

A dispute between members of the Liberty County Board of Education has gone to social media and beyond, with allegations having been lodged with the ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 5:35 p.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 6:00 a.m.


Film crews may need permits

Looking to avoid a tragedy similar to the 2015 death of a film crew member in Wayne County, the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 5:38 p.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 6:00 a.m.
Churches burglarized

Churches burglarized

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he has a message for whoever’s responsible for a series of recent church break-ins.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 6:24 p.m.
Bond reduced in sex assault case

Bond reduced in sex assault case

Former Long County High School Assistant Band Director Michael Loredo had his bond reduced to $35,000 on Thursday during a hearing before Long County ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 2:36 p.m.
Update: Shooting victim, suspect identified

Update: Shooting victim, suspect identified

The victim in Wednesday's shooting has been identified as Clyde A. Weeks, 19 of Hinesville. According to HPD Chief of Detectives Chris Reid, Weeks ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 7:10 p.m. | Updated: feb. 16, 2017 1:01 p.m.
1,000 bike ride helps Shriners help sick children, their families

1,000 bike ride helps Shriners help sick children, their families

The Alee Shriners Iron Knights plan to ride 1,000 miles in 24 hours for charity.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 12:13 p.m.
County looks at countywide fire protection

County looks at countywide fire protection

The Liberty County commissioners devoted much of their planning session Monday to professional fire protection countywide.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 6:50 p.m. | Updated: feb. 15, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Long County ESPLOST renewal up for vote in March

Long County ESPLOST renewal up for vote in March

Voters in Long County will soon be asked whether they want to renew a one cent sales tax for education to pay off debt from ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 6:54 p.m. | Updated: feb. 15, 2017 5:00 a.m.


Midway moves closer to new city hall

Midway’s City Council Monday took two more steps toward building a new city hall, a project they hope to complete this year.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 6:58 p.m. | Updated: feb. 15, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Hinesville named Tree City

Hinesville named Tree City

The city of Hinesville was recently named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 10:31 a.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Fire displaces Hinesville family

Fire displaces Hinesville family

A Hinesville mother and her three children have been displaced following a fire which destroyed their Hollywood Drive home Monday afternoon.

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 8:34 p.m.
Coastal Manor crowns first beauty queen

Coastal Manor crowns first beauty queen

Coastal Manor’s first resident beauty pageant is in the books and Rosetta Fleming was crowned Ms. Coastal Manor on Friday. 

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 4:21 p.m.

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