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Former Liberty County administrator dies


Posted: jun. 25, 2016 3:55 p.m.
Riverkeeper says Ogeechee has recovered from fish kill

Riverkeeper says Ogeechee has recovered from fish kill

SAVANNAH — Five years ago, the Ogeechee River saw the largest fish kill in Georgia history. More than 38,000 fish, mussels and, according to citizen ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 11:52 a.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 6:30 a.m.
Cross-country traveler goes back home to Arizona

Cross-country traveler goes back home to Arizona

Charlie Goodloe, the 83-year-old man who finished his more-than-two-year walk across America at Fort Morris Historic Site on Friday, was able to get home.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2016 7:49 p.m.
Jubilant Juneteenth Jubilee in Ludowici

Jubilant Juneteenth Jubilee in Ludowici

Long County had its first Juneteenth celebration Saturday at South Park in Ludowici.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2016 7:44 p.m.
Walking to — and for — Dorchester

Walking to — and for — Dorchester

Once again, on the third Saturday in June, people got up while it was still dark and prepared to walk.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2016 7:40 p.m.
Long County wants more activities for kids

Long County wants more activities for kids

The Long County Board of Commissioners spent much of a recent meeting discussing issues that could provide more activities for youth.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 10:13 a.m.
Cross-country walk by man, 83, ends at Fort Morris

Cross-country walk by man, 83, ends at Fort Morris

Charlie Goodloe wrapped up a walk across America Friday at Fort Morris Historic Site.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 4:46 p.m.


State Supreme Court reverses lower court’s Sapelo Island land ruling

The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a McIntosh County court ruling in a dispute among heirs over who legally owns land in the historic ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2016 10:33 a.m. | Updated: jun. 16, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Area lawmaker on panel studying industry incentives

Area lawmaker on panel studying industry incentives

ATLANTA — Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has appointed state Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, to the Joint Study Committee on Industry Incentives for Financial ...

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 10:26 a.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Expect to hear a lot about SPLOST

Expect to hear a lot about SPLOST

County and city leaders laid the groundwork last week for a grassroots campaign aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2016 7:29 p.m.
2017 Liberty County budget: Costs to rise 22 percent

2017 Liberty County budget: Costs to rise 22 percent

Liberty County’s proposed fiscal-year 2017 budget calls for a 22 percent increase.

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Posted: jun. 14, 2016 7:24 p.m.
Senator sending mobile office to area

Senator sending mobile office to area

ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, is sending his mobile office to Brunswick on June 27.

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 10:10 a.m. | Updated: jun. 14, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Local lawmaker on pipeline committee

Local lawmaker on pipeline committee

ATLANTA — House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, to the State Commission on Petroleum Pipelines.

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 10:12 a.m. | Updated: jun. 13, 2016 6:00 p.m.
History buffs wanted

History buffs wanted

The Liberty County Cultural and Historical Resource Committee is looking for new members.

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 11:13 a.m.
Counseling clinic opens in Hinesville

Counseling clinic opens in Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening Friday for Premier Counseling Services at 318 S. Welborn St., Suite C, in Hinesville.

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Posted: jun. 08, 2016 9:31 a.m. | Updated: jun. 09, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Riceboro icon Henry Relaford dies

Riceboro icon Henry Relaford dies

Henry L. Relaford, a longtime Riceboro city councilman and civil-rights advocate, has died, current Riceboro Mayor William T. Austin said in a statement issued Thursday.

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Posted: jun. 09, 2016 11:18 a.m.
Camp Buddy set for kids who have Down syndrome

Camp Buddy set for kids who have Down syndrome

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will host its eighth annual Camp Buddy summer camp in Effingham and Chatham counties.

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Posted: jun. 08, 2016 10:39 a.m. | Updated: jun. 09, 2016 10:36 a.m.


Wayne Memorial to sell pillows, sheets for $29

JESUP — A $29 sheet sale will take place in the lobby of Wayne Memorial Hospital from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2016 9:23 a.m. | Updated: jun. 09, 2016 7:30 a.m.
State Rep. Al Williams commends Gov. Nathan Deal for vetoing bills

State Rep. Al Williams commends Gov. Nathan Deal for vetoing bills

Second of two parts

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Posted: jun. 07, 2016 7:29 p.m.
State allocates $200,000 for road safety in county

State allocates $200,000 for road safety in county

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a $1,815,000 award for 21 safety projects in 15 counties in southeast Georgia, including $200,000 ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2016 10:30 a.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2016 10:00 a.m.
City gets loans for water work

City gets loans for water work

Hinesville has received awarded a $4,622,450 Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan and a $1,057,792 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2016 10:22 a.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2016 9:30 a.m.

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