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Riceboro gets loan to replace water meters

Riceboro gets loan to replace water meters

The city of Riceboro has been awarded a $155,000 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority board of directors.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2015 12:35 p.m. | Updated: aug. 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.
More businesses on McLarry’s Curve?

More businesses on McLarry’s Curve?

McLarry’s Curve in Flemington could see more businesses in the near future.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2015 7:46 p.m.
Long County's Night Out draws crowd

Long County's Night Out draws crowd

Long County held its National Night Out on Aug. 14 with a large crowd on hand to enjoy the evening.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 3:17 p.m. | Updated: aug. 25, 2015 6:00 a.m.
Ludowici mayor aims at deserted mobile homes

Ludowici mayor aims at deserted mobile homes

Deserted mobile homes in Ludowici are receiving the attention of the city’s mayor.    

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 3:22 p.m.
Liberty County School System to hold first ‘Battle of the Cats’ spirit rally

Liberty County School System to hold first ‘Battle of the Cats’ spirit rally

The Liberty County School System recently announced that it will hold a community spirit rally in preparation for the Bradwell Institute vs. Liberty High School ...

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 9:30 a.m.
Proposed dog-training business draws opposition

Proposed dog-training business draws opposition

An effort to start a home-based dog-service business near Lake George was met with some opposition at Tuesday’s Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 3:25 p.m.
Liberty County prison re-entry coalition meets with its clients

Liberty County prison re-entry coalition meets with its clients

The Liberty County Re-entry Coalition Inc., a newly formed nonprofit that will help released inmates transition back into society, met with a group of its ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 3:19 p.m.
Liberty Regional Medical Center pledges $125,000 for Savannah Tech nursing program

Liberty Regional Medical Center pledges $125,000 for Savannah Tech nursing program

Board members of the Liberty Regional Medical Center’s Hospital Authority gave a check Tuesday afternoon to representatives of Savannah Technical College, pledging to donate ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 3:08 p.m.
United Military Care is hosting an open house today

United Military Care is hosting an open house today

United Military Care is hosting an Open House today from 10-am to 2 pm at 400 North Main Street Hinesville, to share with the community ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2015 10:30 a.m.
City approves HHA resident member

City approves HHA resident member

The Hinesville City Council had a short meeting earlier today with only one action item on the agenda.  Council members voted to approve the appointment ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2015 4:18 p.m.
Long County lowers fire insurance rating

Long County lowers fire insurance rating

Long County homeowners received good news last week, when the results from a recent Insurance Services Office inspection dropped the county’s risk rating.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2015 1:30 p.m.
LRMC pledges $125,000 for STC nursing program

LRMC pledges $125,000 for STC nursing program

Board members of the Liberty Regional Medical Center’s Hospital Authority gave a check Tuesday afternoon to representatives of Savannah Technical College, pledging to donate ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2015 12:03 p.m.
Deacon Walthour: ‘Honorable man’

Deacon Walthour: ‘Honorable man’

Humble. Kind. Hero.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2015 6:51 p.m.
Liberty County pet-business request faces opposition at LCPC meeting

Liberty County pet-business request faces opposition at LCPC meeting

A couple’s efforts to have a pet-service business at their home was met with opposition at the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting Tuesday evening.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2015 6:53 p.m.
Long trips to Savannah persist

Long trips to Savannah persist

RICHMOND HILL — Repairs to the damaged Interstate 95 overpass at exit 87 will not start until next month, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2015 6:44 p.m.
Hinesville mayor appointed to state public infrastructure panel

Hinesville mayor appointed to state public infrastructure panel

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas has been appointed to Georgia’s Partnership for Public Facilities and Infrastructure Act Guidelines Committee, Gov. Nathan Deal announced recently.

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Posted: aug. 17, 2015 2:53 p.m.
Spots open on sheriff's citizen academy

Spots open on sheriff's citizen academy

A few spots remain open for the upcoming Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy.

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Posted: aug. 17, 2015 11:50 a.m.
Prisoners may build Long County animal shelter

Prisoners may build Long County animal shelter

State and local officials met recently in Ludowici to discuss funding options for a proposed animal rescue shelter in Long County.

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:18 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 3:14 p.m.
Teen pleads to charges from fatal wreck

Teen pleads to charges from fatal wreck

SPRINGFIELD — An Effingham County teenager charged in an September 2014 accident that claimed the lives of three people, including a Liberty County resident, has pled ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:14 p.m.
Porter wins lawsuit claim, awarded $3.5 million

Porter wins lawsuit claim, awarded $3.5 million

A Liberty County jury on Friday awarded $3.5 million for the death of Barbara Porter in a lawsuit brought by her widower, Kenneth Porter.

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Posted: aug. 14, 2015 11:08 a.m. | Updated: aug. 15, 2015 11:40 a.m.


Jury in deliberation in wrongful-death trial

After nearly a full day of closing arguments, the wrongful-death trial stemming from a lawsuit brought forward by Kenneth Porter, on behalf of his wife ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2015 6:03 p.m.
City looking for ways to eliminate blight

City looking for ways to eliminate blight

The Hinesville City Council approved a bid to refurbish two garbage trucks and a resolution for blight-elimination funding as part of its first meeting of ...

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Posted: aug. 12, 2015 11:25 a.m. | Updated: aug. 13, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Closing arguments set for Thursday in wrongful death suit

Closing arguments set for Thursday in wrongful death suit

Closing arguments are set to begin Thursday in the wrongful-death trial on behalf of former Liberty Regional Medical Center Chief Operating Room Nurse Barbara Porter.

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Posted: aug. 11, 2015 5:26 p.m.
NAACP to host community meeting

NAACP to host community meeting

The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP will host a community mass meeting beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Posted: aug. 11, 2015 5:22 p.m.


Sparse turnout reported for virtual town hall

Liberty County’s first virtual town hall had a small turnout, but it was a start.

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Posted: aug. 10, 2015 3:08 p.m.
Liberty County residents play major role in Selma-to-Washington march

Liberty County residents play major role in Selma-to-Washington march

People from all over the country, including Liberty County, are taking part in the NAACP’s “America’s Journey for Justice” march, which began Aug ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2015 2:49 p.m.
Long County fire chief applicants to be interviewed soon

Long County fire chief applicants to be interviewed soon

The Long County Board of Commissioners still is looking over applicants for the full-time fire-chief job to replace former Chief Richard Truman, who is currently ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2015 11:42 a.m.
Rep. Al Williams addresses transportation, casinos, Fort Stewart cuts

Rep. Al Williams addresses transportation, casinos, Fort Stewart cuts

Editor's note: This article was revised before being posted to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. State Rep ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2015 9:42 a.m.
Home knitting business proposal unravels

Home knitting business proposal unravels

A simple request for a home business teaching knitting classes turned into a heated discussion during the Liberty County Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 3:03 p.m.
Hinesville City Council deals with zoning issues

Hinesville City Council deals with zoning issues

Hinesville City Council dealt with some zoning issues and approved refurbishing two garbage trucks as part of its first meeting of the month Thursday.

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Posted: aug. 07, 2015 9:54 a.m.

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