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    Chief back on the force Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman will be back on duty after he serves a three-day suspension, according to a statement from City Clerk Melissa Jones, who is also the city's human resources administrator. Jones' statement said Quarterman, who was suspended Nov. 11 by Mayor Daisy Pray, "admitted" responsibility for violating the city's process for approving overtime. The statement also said ...
  • Snelson-Golden Middle School Honor Roll Snelson-Golden Middle School Honor Roll First Nine Weeks Snelson-Golden Middle School All A's Grade 6Ja'Kharei DelasbourArriyana HayesJoseph KrupaArianna PorchaMaleka RevelsVictor RobersonElena Santiago OritzAlexis St ClairAmariyannah Williams Grade 7Miles AikensKaitlyn BrubakerWilniya BunchSamuel CastroAlasia DucreLesly FigueroaEliza GutierrezTodd LawlerShyanne McCoyPhilip PalpitaSydney PennyDamien PereaAnntonette SalaDeja SantiagoLiberty SmithDay'a SullivanEva TroutmanChrishan Zubieta Grade 8Crystal DavisAlaila LyonsKahlan MorganJanez OrrCalib RodriguezCody SmithJosiah SmithJeremaih White A's and B's Grade 6Lily AckermannElijah AlexanderAva AyalaMoses BaconIsaac BattleNa'Mya BeachMelvin BosticMauraide ...
  • Interim Superintendent named finalist in district search Interim Superintendent named finalist in district search Liberty County School System Interim Superintendent Dr. Franklin Perry has been selected as the only finalist in the district's search for a new superintendent. Board of Education members unanimously approved him as the finalist during a called meeting this morning. Board members Verdell Jones and Dr. Yvette Keel were not in attendance. Perry took the interim position earlier this year ...
  • SNF, employees spearhead relief drive for Puerto Rico SNF, employees spearhead relief drive for Puerto Rico SNF Holding Company workers held a hurricane relief drive for victims in Puerto Rico, and were recognized for their efforts by local churches. SNF collected items on behalf of Tabernacle of Power at the Feet of Jesus, which ministers out of Mt. Zion Memorial Chapel, and The Lighthouse Hispanic Church, which ministers out of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Members of ...
  • ‘Grandparents’ targeted in scam ‘Grandparents’ targeted in scam A recurring scam has apparently reared its ugly head in the area. Former Liberty County Commissioner Pat White, who has also championed senior citizens causes, reports that Monday morning she received a call. "The caller said, 'grandma?' I said, 'who?' And he said 'grandma, don't you recognize my voice," White said, recounting the call. Not having any grandchildren, she said ...
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    Troy University announces Provost's List Michael Delisfort of Fort Stewart has been named to the Provost's List at Troy University for Term 1 of the 2017/2018 academic year. The Provost's List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65. Term 1 includes students at TROY's campuses in Dothan, Phenix City and ...
  • Hinesville gets grant to help city's homeless Hinesville gets grant to help city's homeless Hinesville's efforts to help the homeless recently got a financial shot in the arm. During its annual Fall Conference in Savannah, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs awarded a $110,000 "emergency solutions" grant to the city."This grant is an incredible honor that stands as a testament to the hard work our city's Community Development Department dedicates on a daily basis ...
  • A sweet tradition A sweet tradition 16th Annual Old Southern Sugarcane Grinding Festival Hosley Hall is gearing up for his 16th annual Old Southern Sugarcane Grinding Festival with the help of community volunteers and Liberty County High School Future Farmers of America students.The festival takes place Saturday at Hall's Music and Farms in Allenhurst. Every year the first weekend in November is dedicated to harvesting the sugar cane for the festival.LCHS agricultural teacher ...
  • What do you think about the Courier? What do you think about the Courier? Why do you read the Coastal Courier?Why don't you read the Courier?Do you read the Courier online, in print or both?What do you think are the most important issues in Hinesville and Liberty County?Using the services of a professional researcher, we are asking you, our readers, and our non-readers, to participate in a survey that asks the above questions and ...
  • What's living underfoot in Liberty County What's living underfoot in Liberty County Extension advice Is something digging in your lawn? Many things dig in lawns, but not all are pests. The best way to learn who the culprit is in your yard is to look for evidence. The holes in my yard usually look like small bombs were exploded. Sometimes there are partially buried sticks with toys lodged in them. In this case, the ...
  • Long County High recognizes senior musicians Long County High recognizes senior musicians Long County High School recognized seniors who participated in the football program . Band members honored at the Nov. 3 game were: Devon Bernardi was escorted by his parents, Adam and Julie Bernardi. He has been a member of the band for four years. Elizabeth Coble was escorted by her parents, Joy Smith and Bobby Coble. She has been a ...
  • MMS students win local Lions poster contest MMS students win local Lions poster contest Nadia Pavo, a seventh-grader at Midway Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Liberty Coastal Lions Club in Midway. Pavo's poster was among more than 200 entries from MMS and is one of more than 600,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 30th annual Lions International Peace ...
  • New mayors to take over in Midway, Flemington New mayors to take over in Midway, Flemington The roles will be reversed for the mayor of Midway and one city council member in January. Current city council member Levern Clancy Jr. will be the new mayor of Midway and Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington will serve on the council. Washington, who reached the end of her two-term limit, decided to stay involved in city politics. Clancy defeated challenger ...
  • Honor roll: Lyman Hall Elementary Honor roll: Lyman Hall Elementary Lyman Hall Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll: All A's First grade Delyicia Crawford Dezirae Drayton Angel Montanez Brandon Powell Jr. Vanessa Stewart Reuben Aldridge Breleigh Mack Jhakari Bacon Second grade Mariel Pereira Joziah Poertner Angelica Santos Ayden Anderson Michael Anderson Samari Benson Tyvian Blair Keandre Chastine Elijah Thomas Abagail Wedincamp Nichaela Brown Third grade Zayvion Smiley ...
  • Canoochee has provided power since 1938 Canoochee has provided power since 1938 When Hurricane Irma threatened our community, employees of Canoochee EMC rose to the task. They prepared their line trucks, hunkered down during the hardest of winds and once the storm subsided, their work was underway. From Savannah to Vidalia in the west and points north from Pooler south to Wayne County, one-by-one, these workers cut away downed trees, cleared areas ...
  • Photography students learn the business of taking photos Photography students learn the business of taking photos A picture is worth a thousand words and could open just as many doors of opportunity. Photography students at the Liberty College and Career Academy Oct. 30 heard from local photographer Rayfield Gilyard, owner of Rayfield and Son's Photography, who talked about his experiences as a photographer and business. His son, Jalen Gilyard, a photographer, also shared advice. Gilyard started ...
  • Honorably-discharged veterans can shop tax free online Honorably-discharged veterans can shop tax free online DALLAS - The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is welcoming home 18.5 million honorably discharged veterans with a lifetime online military exchange shopping benefit. Veterans can now shop online at ShopMyExchange.com, marking the first expansion of military exchange privileges since 1990. "The Exchange is honored to open its virtual doors to millions of deserving veterans," said Exchange Director/CEO Tom ...
  • Is Liberty getting all its timber tax Is Liberty getting all its timber tax Liberty County Commissioners are concerned about the amount of timber tax revenue and Tuesday State Rep. Al Williams came to talk about timber tax collection. Williams said under state law advance notice must be given of intent to cut timber and that when a cut is completed it must be reported to county officials within five days. The penalty for ...
  • Ameris Bank fights hunger Ameris Bank fights hunger MOULTRIE, Ga. – Ameris Bank's 8th annual company-wide Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative collected more than 999,000 non-perishable food items in October that were donated to food banks throughout the Southeast where the bank has a presence. Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, also collectively donated $100,000 that was distributed among all the food banks that received ...
  • Walthourville chief of police suspended Walthourville chief of police suspended Walthourville's police chief has been suspended and was ordered to turn in his badge and gun, according to a Nov. 9 letter from Mayor Daisy Pray to the chief, Bernie Quarterman. The letter cites various unsuccessful attempts to hold a "show cause" hearing, though it's unclear what hearing Pray is referring to. She declined to comment, and Walthourville's city attorney, ...

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