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  • Liberty educators raise money through online charity Liberty educators raise money through online charity Like many teachers, Joy McCook loves connecting the concepts she presents in her classroom to hands-on projects students can interact with. As an oceanography and human-anatomy teacher at Bradwell Institute, McCook admits that funds for project materials - and even basic classroom supplies - are hard to come by. In the past, public-school teachers have either paid for such supplies ...
  • Bryant Commons to open to public March 7 Bryant Commons to open to public March 7 Plans include fishing, trails, pavilion The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced that Bryant Commons officially will be opened to the public in a grand-opening event scheduled for March 7. The park - which has been open only to guests of the Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association's museum and parties who have reserved Bryant Commons for private events - will be open to the general public ...
  • Hinesville Rotarians get the facts on Ebola Hinesville Rotarians get the facts on Ebola Hinesville's Rotary Club members on Tuesday learned about the Ebola epidemic and how to avoid it. During this week's lunch-meeting at the La Quinta Inn and Suites in Flemington, business owners and community leaders received a crash course on the Ebola virus from Peggy McGee, whom Liberty County Hospital Authority Chairman James Rogers introduced as Liberty Regional Medical Center's "infectious-disease ...
  • HMAC critiiques Veterans Salute 2014 HMAC critiiques Veterans Salute 2014 The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee met Monday night for the last time this year and focused on this year's Veterans Salute at Bryant Commons - what went right and what went wrong. "We didn't do as well as I thought we should have, but we did OK," HMAC Chairman David Anderson said. "The reason we didn't do as well as ...
  • Woman rats out neighbor, is wrong in allegation Woman rats out neighbor, is wrong in allegation Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Nov. 26 Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:Nov. 7 • Matter of record - A woman reported her troubled young daughter has mental issues and tried to commit suicide by cutting herself with glass. The mother explained to the responding deputy that she found her daughter had Googled ways to harm herself. When she confronted her daughter, the ...
  • Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary Children named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Button Gwinnett Elementary are: First grade Dhaneka Aboy Kahlan Collins Lisette Crawford Jerome Delaney Jaida Holliman Aeriela Jemison Alexx Johnson Asiah Johnson Kyla Lawson John Ledford Katelyn Martinez Nevaeh Martinez Robert McCloud Ily Morris James Norton Naomi Parker JaShaun Quigley Javion Ruiz-Foster Takayla Sapp Brayden Slabinski Teo Smith Kaylee Taylor ...
  • Student inducted into Golden Key society Student inducted into Golden Key society Aliyah McMillan officially was inducted into The Golden Key International Honour Society at Georgia Southern Nov. 16.The Golden Key is comprised of high-achieving college students. Membership is by invitation, and those asked to join must rank in the top 15 percent of their college class. McMillan, a sophomore at Georgia Southern, was a 2013 Bradwell Institute honor graduate. She is ...
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  • Flooding advisory issued for area Flooding advisory issued for area The National Weather Service is warning that there could be minor flooding in Bryan, Liberty and Long counties today.The flood advisory was issued just before 8 a.m., when the service reported that as much as 2 inches of rain had fallen since 6 a.m., ontop of the 3-4 inches that fell Sunday through Monday.The advisory says flooding is possible in ...
  • Bikes stolen from yard during day Bikes stolen from yard during day Hinesville PD blotters for Nov. 24 Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:Nov. 11• Theft by taking - A woman reported two bicycles were stolen from her sister's property. The women said she was caring for her sister's dogs while she is out of town. During the dogs' morning feeding, the two bicycles were still in front of the Parks Lane home. When she ...
  • Homeless Prevention Program turns 16 Homeless Prevention Program turns 16 Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program celebrated 16 years last month. Program Coordinator Daisy Jones said her department of three had modest beginnings, but it now networks with dozens of churches, civic organizations and service agencies dedicated to helping the homeless and hungry in Hinesville and Liberty County. "This program started in 1998 and was known as Next Step," Jones said. "(It) ...
  • Woman charged with stabbing boyfriend Woman charged with stabbing boyfriend A Midway woman was arrested Sunday night and charged with aggravated assault, according to Law enforcement officials.The woman, wearing a blooded T-shirt, was led from her mobile home on Shadows Drive and led to a waiting Midway Police patrol car. She was taken to Liberty County jail in Hinesville for booking.Officials say the woman is alleged to have stabbed her ...
  • Storm knocks one business out Storm knocks one business out Minor damage across county High winds caused minor damage, including tree limbs falling throughout the county Sunday, Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Assistant Director Larry Logan said the worst damage was at the Friendly Express at the corner of Highway 84 and Airport Road in Walthourville.The high wind Sunday night caused several trees to fall on or near the convenience store.Tornado watches were in ...
  • Magazine likes state's business climate Magazine likes state's business climate Site Selection magazine puts Georgia at top For the second consecutive year, Georgia has been ranked the No. 1 state for business by Site Selection magazine, an economic-development trade publication, Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced."Making Georgia the best state in the nation to do business was a strategic goal I set on day one of my administration," Deal said. "This time last year, when Site Selection named ...
  • Property transfers Nov. 10-14 Property transfers Nov. 10-14 The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Courts F. Barry Wilkes' office between Nov. 10-14. The listings include the names of sellers and buyers; the book and page where the deed can be found in the deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives you an estimate of the price paid, based ...
  • Employee raises saved, tax increase higher Employee raises saved, tax increase higher The first action item on Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting agenda was to approve a revised budget for fiscal year 2015. During a special budget meeting Nov. 12, council members, Mayor Jim Thomas and City Manager Billy Edwards worked with Chief Financial Officer Kim Ryon and other department heads to reduce a $1,340,907 deficit resulting from failure of the special ...
  • Fight at convenience store draws police Fight at convenience store draws police Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Nov. 23 Recent reports filed with the the Liberty County Sheriff's office include:Nov. 7• Failure to obey traffic-control device - A man who failed to stop at a traffic light at the intersection of West Hendry and Gen. Screven Way was pulled over. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer smelled alcohol and asked the driver if he'd been drinking. The man said ...
  • Schools name teacher of year Schools name teacher of year Lyman Hall media specialist wins honor Diana Anderson, media specialist at Lyman Hall Elementary was named district teacher of the year Thursday, during the Liberty County School System 2016 Teacher of the Year dinner at Bradwell Institute.Anderson has been with the school system for 28 years. Throughout her tenure, she has taught kindergarten, fourth grade, music education as well as her current position."As my school's media ...
  • Two shot outside Long Co. nightspot Two shot outside Long Co. nightspot Authorities are investigating the shooting of two people at a Long County nightspot early Saturday.The shooting occurred outside the Corner Store on Godfrey Street shortly before 1 am.Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles said in a phone interview Saturday there was a group of 20-25 people at the bar when two men got into a confrontation. One man, who was shot, ...
  • Midway residents help update land-use map Midway residents help update land-use map Fewer than a dozen Midway residents joined Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission officials Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex to discuss and assist updating the Midway subarea land-use map. LCPC Director Jeff Ricketson, planner Melissa Jones and Zoning Administrator Gabriele Hartage took time to answer every question of those attending, including Mayor Clemontine Washington and LCPC Commissioner Phil Odom. "Tonight's ...

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