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  • Credit union marks special day Credit union marks special day Interstate Credit Union's Midway branch celebrated International Credit Union Day on Oct. 16.Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington signed a proclamation honoring the day.International Credit Union Day is an annual event to commemorate the credit-union movement's impact and achievements. Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that provide an alternative to for-profit financial institutions for nearly 208 million members in 103 countries ...
  • Groundbreaking for Tradeport pipeline Groundbreaking for Tradeport pipeline Atlanta Gas Light and Liberty County Development Authority officials held a groundbreaking Thursday at the Tradeport East Business Center in Midway for the start of construction on a $9.7 million natural-gas pipeline. The 9.8-mile high-pressure gas line is the first of several customer-growth expansion projects planned in Georgia. It will serve Tradeport East Business Center, Midway Industrial Park and Tradeport ...
  • Tombstone damaged in Taylors Creek Cemetery Tombstone damaged in Taylors Creek Cemetery Recent reports filed with the Hinesville POlice Department include: Sept. 29• Hit and run - A woman came home and found that someone had struck her mailbox, knocking it over and damaging it. She said the mail carrier had to deliver her mail to her front door due to the extent of the damage and the rain.• Theft by taking ...
  • Council briefed on sewage overflow Council briefed on sewage overflow Hinesville City Council members were briefed Thursday by City Engineer Paul Simonton and Robbie Norby, project manager of underground utilities for public-works contractor CH2MHILL, about a sewage overflow that occurred Oct. 3 According to Simonton, around 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, a collection-system operator discovered sewage overflowing from a manhole cover on the force main sewer line that runs from ...
  • Walthourville city councilman arrested Walthourville city councilman arrested Agents seen removing alcohol containers A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence. Special Agent in Charge Ronald Huckaby said ...
  • Fatal wreck may stem from RH hotel incident Fatal wreck may stem from RH hotel incident Florida woman killed in wreck on Highway 301 A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton. A housekeeping staffer at the hotel, which has not been named, reportedly found a ...
  • Three in critical condition after wreck Three in critical condition after wreck Three people were injured Tuesday night in a single-car crash in Long County. Georgia State Patrol Trooper Harry Middleton identified the victims as Lauria Meadows, 25, of Allenhurst, Marcus Alexander, 29, of Glennville and Shevon Ford, 19, address unknown. The men are listed in critical condition in Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. They were initially taken to Liberty ...
  • Liberty Countians should take advantage of local history, site directors say Liberty Countians should take advantage of local history, site directors say Liberty County teems with history. From Revolutionary and Civil War sites to major cultural, art and ecological centers, residents and visitors could spend days traveling the county, taking in all the history that Liberty has to offer. But many locals are not aware of the historical significance that surrounds them – and if they are, they're not taking the time ...
  • Local cyclist working for more bike paths in Liberty Local cyclist working for more bike paths in Liberty Looks to increase ‘foot-and-pedal traffic,’ connect community Keith Martin sees a problem in Liberty County. The avid cyclist and fitness enthusiast loves riding his bike throughout the area, but he would like to see more bike lanes installed so he and his fellow riders can enjoy more safely the county's natural beauty. That's why he's petitioning the Georgia Department of Transportation to add bike lanes to the ...
  • Former first lady campaigns for grandson Former first lady campaigns for grandson Rosalynn Carter stops in Liberty County Former first lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter made a stop in Hinesville on Saturday morning to campaign for her grandson, state Sen. Jason Carter, who is running on the Democratic ticket for governor of Georgia against incumbent Nathan Deal.Carter spoke to a small group of supporters at the La Quinta Inn on East Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington.The group ...
  • Veterans using pickup to raise awareness Veterans using pickup to raise awareness Former soldiers using pickup to raise awareness Randy C. Murray Retired Army Sgt. 1stClass Angel Sanabria and former soldier Jamal Scott want to raise awareness about the service and sacrifice of America's military while also informing today's young service men and women about the support they have available from veterans' service organizations when they leave they service. Sanabria, a ...
  • Allman files claim against producers Allman files claim against producers Singer seeks dismissal from family's suit LOS ANGELES - Singer Gregg Allman, the subject of the "Midnight Rider" film project, has filed a new claim against the producers of "Midnight Rider," contending that they agreed to indemnify him from any liability for the Feb. 20 accident on the set that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured eight others.Allman, in a filing Tuesday in Chatham County ...
  • Tag scanner leads to drug arrests Tag scanner leads to drug arrests Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Oct. 15 Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:Sept. 25• Discharge of firearms on or near public highway - An employee at Revolutions Night Club told a Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy that as she worked at the front door of the club, she saw a silver, four-door car leave the parking lot around 2:20 a.m., and someone in ...
  • Bank helps fight hunger with drive Bank helps fight hunger with drive Ameris Bank's fifth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is in full swing. Non-perishable food items are being collected through October. At the end of the month, a food bank in every city that has an Ameris Bank branch will receive the donations that were collected at that city or town's Ameris Bank location, plus a monetary donation from Ameris Bancorp. ...
  • Some couples should've never got together Some couples should've never got together Hinesville PD blotters for Oct. 14 Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:Sept. 22• Simple assault, criminal trespass - Residents on Little John Drive called police about a domestic dispute. A 37-year-old woman said she told her 39-year-old husband, who had been in South Carolina all day, that she packed up his belongings and he needed to come get them. When the man arrived ...
  • Three arrests in vandalized football field Three arrests in vandalized football field The Long County Sheriff's Office arrested three suspects in connection with the Sept. 30 vandalization of a football field at the Long County Recreation Department. Vincent L. Duncan, 22, Jordan T. McPherson, 22, and Sky M. Bachellor, 18, all of Ludowici, were arrested Oct. 11 and have been charged in the incident. According to earlier reports, a 2-wheel-drive vehicle was ...
  • Tips lead to Ludowici arrests Tips lead to Ludowici arrests Police Chief Robert Poppell said officers made an arrest after hearing about an Oct. 4 robbery on South Macon Street. After investigating, officers found Wayne County resident Terry Lee in possession of jewelry taken from the residence. He said Lee also had morphine and Xanax with her.Lee was arrested and charged with theft by taking and possession of prescription pills ...
  • Bond set for burglary suspect Bond set for burglary suspect Soldier arrested after reportedly breaking into businesses A man arrested inside a dry cleaners early Monday has been charged with two counts of burglary and one count of attempt to commit burglary, according to Hinesville Police Det. Maj. Thomas Cribbs. Luis Antonio Ramirez, who has been identified as a soldier assigned to Fort Stewart, appeared before a magistrate Monday morning in reference to bond, and a bond ...
  • Affordable housing sought for homeless veterans Affordable housing sought for homeless veterans An Atlanta-based development company is working with the Hinesville Housing Authority to build affordable one-bedroom units with a priority of being given to homeless veterans. Nathan J. Green with L & J.G. Development LLC said his company has worked on previous affordable-housing projects in Atlanta and Macon, but this is the first time units they build will show a preference ...
  • Legion Post 321 looking for a home Legion Post 321 looking for a home Since East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 started in October 2006, members have met in banquet rooms and at the Dorchester Academy. For the last five years, they've met at the Midway Police Department. Post Commander Dennis Fitzgerald recently was asked when the post will have a place of its own. He told the man, a Post 321 supporter, ...

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