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Riceboro gets $1 million loan for well project

Riceboro gets $1 million loan for well project

Riceboro is getting a $1 million loan for the city’s McIntosh County well project, the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority said Tuesday. The city also ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 7:34 p.m. | Updated: aug. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Oh, baby baby

Oh, baby baby

Winn Army Community Hospital hosted its sixth annual Baby Expo for Fort Stewart area families on Saturday at Club Stewart.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 7:36 p.m. | Updated: aug. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Meet Bianca Pendleton, published author and international superspy

Meet Bianca Pendleton, published author and international superspy

Though only 9, Bianca Pendleton has already published her first book.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 7:39 p.m. | Updated: aug. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.
At last, a thank you

At last, a thank you

Eighty-seven Vietnam veterans gathered Friday at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington to receive certificates of honor signed by Gov. Nathan Deal as part of ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 7:30 p.m. | Updated: aug. 24, 2016 3:00 a.m.
Officials hope for bigger turnout at SPLOST meetings

Officials hope for bigger turnout at SPLOST meetings

After turnout was low at the first Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax town hall meeting, officials are hopeful that meetings to follow, including one ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2016 10:04 a.m.
Holtzman's donate $50,000 to Veterans Memorial Walk

Holtzman's donate $50,000 to Veterans Memorial Walk

George Holtzman, co-chairman of the Veterans Memorial Walk board, along with his wife Babs presented $50,000 to Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown and the Hinesville ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2016 4:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 21, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Veteran helps raise suicide awareness

Veteran helps raise suicide awareness

Veteran’s suicide is a serious concern in the military community, with the services conducting classes and funding campaigns to inform soldiers and civilians about ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2016 4:54 p.m.
Riceboro gets water grant to protect, increase jobs

Riceboro gets water grant to protect, increase jobs

Riceboro, which has been looking to sink a well in McIntosh County for years, has received a $1.25 million grant for improvements to its ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 2:54 p.m.
Family medical practice reopens with ceremony

Family medical practice reopens with ceremony

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting on Friday for Liberty Family Medical Center and Liberty Family Medicine at ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2016 11:35 a.m. | Updated: aug. 18, 2016 3:30 p.m.
Hearing on election challenge moved to Aug. 25

Hearing on election challenge moved to Aug. 25

A hearing in Liberty County Superior Court that may decide the outcome of a suit filed by Will Bowman contesting the results of the May ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2016 3:26 p.m. | Updated: aug. 18, 2016 2:57 p.m.
More talks on way

More talks on way

Liberty County NAACP Branch President Graylan Quarterman said he had hoped a recent roundtable talk would prompt elected and appointed officials to agree to appoint ...

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Posted: aug. 16, 2016 7:00 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2016 10:00 p.m.
Exterminator gives $5,000 to Veterans Memorial Walk

Exterminator gives $5,000 to Veterans Memorial Walk

The Veteran Memorial Walk Board of Directors is in the midst of a fundraising campaign to fund the memorial at Bryant Commons recognizing those who ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2016 11:32 a.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Mother's wish for son now a day for special kids

Mother's wish for son now a day for special kids

Tashara Frasier wanted her son and other children who have special needs to have a day of their own. So, she created one.

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Posted: aug. 16, 2016 7:04 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2016 6:00 a.m.
First SPLOST meeting draws few residents

First SPLOST meeting draws few residents

Government officials may have outnumbered voters at the first Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax town hall meeting Monday evening at the Liberty County Performing ...

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Posted: aug. 16, 2016 6:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2016 4:00 a.m.
17 YCA cadets face expulsion after fight on post

17 YCA cadets face expulsion after fight on post

More than a dozen cadets could be expelled from Youth Challenge Academy on Fort Stewart following a fight around 8:30 p.m. Monday at ...

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Posted: aug. 16, 2016 3:10 p.m.
Long County Night Out draws crowd

Long County Night Out draws crowd

Long County hosted its fifth consecutive National Night Out Thursday at the Long County Recreational Center.

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Posted: aug. 15, 2016 11:35 a.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2016 1:00 p.m.
City upgrading water meters, customer portal

City upgrading water meters, customer portal

Hinesville is working toward improving the way it reads water meters and will soon have a new customer portal website where residents can monitor their ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2016 3:37 p.m. | Updated: aug. 14, 2016 5:00 p.m.
Health district gets new director

Health district gets new director

SAVANNAH — Diane Z. Weems, M.D., who has served as health director of the Coastal Health District forthree years, retired at the end of last ...

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Posted: aug. 11, 2016 11:33 a.m. | Updated: aug. 12, 2016 10:30 a.m.
Metro Hinesville jobless rate jumps

Metro Hinesville jobless rate jumps

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor announced last month that Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate for June was 6 percent, up 1 percentage point from ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2016 12:19 p.m. | Updated: aug. 11, 2016 9:00 a.m.
Marines get 'mine' blowing experience on Stewart

Marines get 'mine' blowing experience on Stewart

It seems no obstacle is too great for the United States Marines Corps.

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Posted: aug. 09, 2016 8:30 p.m. | Updated: aug. 10, 2016 4:00 a.m.
Council balks at quorum for committee

Council balks at quorum for committee

A discussion at Thursday’s Hinesville City Council meeting about the concerns of having a review committee meet in open session to discuss proposals for ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2016 8:22 p.m. | Updated: aug. 10, 2016 3:00 a.m.
County says no to rezoning bid

County says no to rezoning bid

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners turned down a request to rezone property that would allow the resident to provide transitional housing for probationers, parolees ...

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Posted: aug. 09, 2016 8:41 p.m.
Seeking a better Liberty

Seeking a better Liberty

Many people spent Sunday afternoon enjoying the last hours of the weekend.

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Posted: aug. 09, 2016 8:12 p.m.


Liberty Gateway project wins funding

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division announced Wednesday that it has awarded more than $85,275 in product development agreements to ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2016 12:00 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Resident's opposition kills shooting range plan

Resident's opposition kills shooting range plan

Shawn White and Ted Eby said community is more important than a business venture when they withdrew a request to operate a shooting range.

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Posted: aug. 08, 2016 11:59 a.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2016 6:00 a.m.
Drug court gets recertified

Drug court gets recertified

The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Drug Court has been certified by the Council of Accountability Court Judges, according to Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart.

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Posted: aug. 08, 2016 11:11 a.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Liberty mother gets 10 years for cocaine dealing

Liberty mother gets 10 years for cocaine dealing

Special to the Coastal Courier

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Posted: aug. 08, 2016 2:56 p.m.
Satellite survey shows decline in salt marshes

Satellite survey shows decline in salt marshes

SAPELO ISLAND — Scientists at the University of Georgia’s Marine Institute at Sapelo Island have found that the amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2016 11:52 a.m.
Circuit establishes veterans court

Circuit establishes veterans court

The Atlantic Judicial Circuit has received funding to establish a Veterans Treatment Court.

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Posted: aug. 08, 2016 11:06 a.m.
Town hall meetings set to talk SPLOST

Town hall meetings set to talk SPLOST

A series of town hall meetings aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax in November will start with a ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2016 4:05 p.m. | Updated: aug. 07, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Williams: Dems unified, GOP isn't

Williams: Dems unified, GOP isn't

Recently returned from the Democratic Nation convention in Philadelphia, State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, said the political event was "absolutely fantastic."

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Posted: aug. 06, 2016 3:51 p.m. | Updated: aug. 07, 2016 4:00 a.m.
Buses could be hotspots for LCSS

Buses could be hotspots for LCSS

The Liberty County Board of Education will consider placing wireless hotspots on parked buses throughout the county to provide internet access to students who do ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2016 1:57 p.m.
Carter visits nursing home, looking for issues to address

Carter visits nursing home, looking for issues to address

U.S. Rep. for Georgia’s First District Buddy Carter visited Coastal Manor in Ludowici July 26 to meet with its residents and staff.

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Posted: aug. 03, 2016 12:00 p.m.
‘Teach-in’ topic race

‘Teach-in’ topic race

Liberty County Branch NAACP President Graylan Quarterman calls his organization’s Justice and Education Teach-In set for this weekend an opportunity to be proactive in ...

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Posted: aug. 03, 2016 11:56 a.m.
Midway home floods as city, county look for drainage solution

Midway home floods as city, county look for drainage solution

Roger and Ann Ruggles fear they will be flooded out of their home by drainage problems they say the city of Midway has neglected.

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Posted: aug. 03, 2016 11:50 a.m.
Coast Guard rescues four on the Ogeechee River

Coast Guard rescues four on the Ogeechee River

A helicopter crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Savannah rescued four people on the Ogeechee River Monday morning near the Strathy Hall ...

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Posted: aug. 03, 2016 10:34 a.m.

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