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145 graduate from Long County High School

145 graduate from Long County High School

The commencement ceremony Friday at Long County High School saw 145 seniors graduate, and two other members of the Class of 2015 were remembered.

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Posted: may. 23, 2015 4:41 p.m.
Carter, Eggleston keep FPCA grads laughing

Carter, Eggleston keep FPCA grads laughing

It turns out that 13 is a lucky number, especially for the 13 First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors who stepped onto the stage at Fort Stewart’s Main Post Chapel to receive their high-school diplomas Saturday morning.

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Posted: may. 23, 2015 4:38 p.m.
Liberty County High valedictorian: ‘Hashtag YOLO’

Liberty County High valedictorian: ‘Hashtag YOLO’

On Friday night, 242 students walked across Donell Woods Stadium as Liberty County High School’s graduating Class of 2015.

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Posted: may. 23, 2015 4:34 p.m.
State of garrison address at luncheon

State of garrison address at luncheon

The May Progress Through People Luncheon, featuring Fort Stewart garrison commander Col. Kevin Gregory with the State of the Garrison address, will be at noon Thursday, May 28, at the Liberty County Board of Education Transportation Complex, 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.

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Posted: may. 20, 2015 1:02 p.m. | Updated: may. 21, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Fishing tourney gives $77K to help sick kids

Fishing tourney gives $77K to help sick kids

The Fishin’ for a Cure fishing tournament, held Saturday in Long County, gave $77,000 to seven children with cancer or some other medical condition.

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Posted: may. 20, 2015 10:34 a.m. | Updated: may. 21, 2015 6:30 a.m.


Planning meeting for Allenhurst area

A community-planning meeting will take place from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Allenhurst Town Hall, 4063 W. Oglethorpe Highway.

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Posted: may. 20, 2015 12:42 p.m. | Updated: may. 20, 2015 6:30 p.m.
Appeal likely for Palmetto Pipeline

Appeal likely for Palmetto Pipeline

Tuesday’s denial of Kinder Morgan’s request for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity does not mean the Palmetto Pipeline is dead.

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Posted: may. 19, 2015 10:28 a.m.
Lawmaker updates BoE on education law

Lawmaker updates BoE on education law

State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, gave a mixed assessment on the recently concluded 2015 legislative session’s handing of education matters during the Liberty County Board of Education meeting last week.

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Posted: may. 18, 2015 1:02 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2015 7:30 a.m.
Long commissioners butt heads over contractor

Long commissioners butt heads over contractor

Long County commissioners butted heads in regards to approving county contractors during a recent meeting.

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Posted: may. 18, 2015 12:54 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2015 6:00 a.m.
Local high schools announce graduation logistics

Local high schools announce graduation logistics

It is once again time to recognize Liberty County seniors as they graduate from high school and begin a new chapter in their lives.

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Posted: may. 18, 2015 5:54 p.m.
Riceboro City Park breaks ground

Riceboro City Park breaks ground

New ground was broken earlier today to start construction on Riceboro City Park, located behind the Riceboro Youth Center. City and county officials gathered at the site to show support and talk about the progress of Riceboro. The main feature of the park will be a quarter mile walking trail, which will be handicap accessible. Paul Simonton, of engineering consulting firm P.C. Simonton & Association, Inc., said that he hopes to connect the park’s walking trail to the coastal bikeway trail that runs along Highway 17, so bicyclists can use the park as a pulloff or rest station. The ...

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Posted: may. 13, 2015 3:09 p.m.
Event aims to attract more businesses to Hinesville

Event aims to attract more businesses to Hinesville

Hinesville officials say the first-ever Mayor’s Small Business Conference next week is aimed at serving small-business owners and assuring any with entrepreneurial ambitions that the city is business-friendly.

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Posted: may. 12, 2015 7:10 p.m.
County approves shooting range

County approves shooting range

A new, private gun club and shooting facility will be developed on the east side of North Coastal Highway 17 near the Leroy Coffer Highway intersection, close to the Bryan County line.

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Posted: may. 11, 2015 11:37 a.m. | Updated: may. 12, 2015 7:30 a.m.
Highway 144 east road resurfacing began Sunday, continues until July

Highway 144 east road resurfacing began Sunday, continues until July

Road work on Georgia highway 144 that began Sunday night will continue until July 31. Motorists are urged to drive with caution. The Georgia Department of Transportation is paving a little more than 11 miles of highway 144 east between Evans Army Airfield and the Richmond Hill boundary gate in four-mile sections that will close one lane. Flagging stations will be used. Night work will occur. No lanes will be closed from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Posted: may. 11, 2015 8:46 a.m.
 Volvo chooses SC over Bryan County

Volvo chooses SC over Bryan County

Bryan County’s loss is the Charleston, South Carolina area’s gain.

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Posted: may. 11, 2015 8:08 a.m.
Police search for vehicle that caused Highway 84 wreck

Police search for vehicle that caused Highway 84 wreck

A multiple-vehicle wreck on West Oglethorpe Highway left three people injured and tied up traffic on the busy Hinesville thoroughfare Friday afternoon.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 1:16 p.m. | Updated: may. 08, 2015 1:21 p.m.


Fort Stewart announces prescribed burns

Smoke might be visible in and around Fort Stewart today because the post’s Forestry Branch will perform prescribed burns in the following training areas:

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Posted: may. 07, 2015 10:05 a.m.
National Day of Prayer to be celebrated locally

National Day of Prayer to be celebrated locally

Today is the National Day of Prayer, and there are several local observances.

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Posted: may. 07, 2015 9:52 a.m.
Military children get a free shopping spree

Military children get a free shopping spree

More than 500 military children went on a shopping spree at Bryant Commons last week courtesy of United Military Care.

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Posted: may. 05, 2015 6:39 p.m.
DNR offers conservation workshops

DNR offers conservation workshops

Georgia Project WILD is a conservation-education program designed to inform and educate anyone interested in protecting wildlife and the environment, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources website.

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Posted: may. 05, 2015 6:32 p.m.
Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission panel talks personnel, spending

Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission panel talks personnel, spending

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission governing board discussed the commission’s hiring procedures during a recent meeting at Hinesville City Hall.

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Posted: may. 05, 2015 6:27 p.m.
LCPC updates Walthourville land-use map

LCPC updates Walthourville land-use map

Walthourville residents met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners in March to provide input to update their community’s land-use map as part of Liberty County’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

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Posted: may. 04, 2015 3:47 p.m. | Updated: may. 04, 2015 8:00 p.m.

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