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  • BI alum starts company to fund dreams BI alum starts company to fund dreams After years of motivating others to pursue their dreams, Bradwell alumnus Delrish Moore has launched his company One For Dreams to make those dreams come true. Earlier this year Moore returned to Bradwell Institute and spoke to students on how to become successful in their careers and move forward. Moore is a brand strategist, marketer and motivational speaker. One For ...
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    DRC center to open in Liberty County The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a Disaster Recovery Center at the Liberty County Community Complex next week. The DRC will open Monday Sept. 25 and run through Oct. 1. FEMA representatives will be accepting applications for disaster assistance from Hurricane Irma. There will also be representatives from the Small ...
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    ASU, GSU to talk merger at community breakfast The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host an Eggs and Issues Breakfast Wednesday featuring Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The breakfast is being sponsored by the Coastal Courier. Guest speakers ASU Interim President Dr. Jennifer Frum and GSU President Dr. Jaimie Hebert will speak about the merger of the institutions and its impact on Liberty County students ...
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    Swim advisories lifted for some area beaches Beach water testing resumed this week following Hurricane Irma, and some area beaches have reopened for swimming. The Coastal Health District tests public waters for elevated levels of enterococcus, a bacteria found in warm-blooded animals. Beaches in Chatham and Glynn counties showed results that are within normal limits, and advisories for these areas have been lifted. There are some areas ...
  • August trade heats up in Brunswick, Savannah ports August trade heats up in Brunswick, Savannah ports Auto and container volumes at the U.S. Southeast's busiest ports in Brunswick and Savannah experienced impressive growth in the month of August. Colonel's Island Terminal in Brunswick moved 53,675 units of roll-on/roll off (Ro/Ro) cargo, an increase of 7,109 or 15.3 percent more than August last year. In its busiest August on record and the Georgia Port Authority's second busiest ...
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    Progress Through People set for Oct. 12 The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon on Oct. 12 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center located at 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington. The event will be sponsored by the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau (LCCVB). The LCCVB is the official destination marketing organization for Liberty County and also ...
  • Local DNR’s first K-9 sniffs out new role Local DNR’s first K-9 sniffs out new role At 19 months old, "Case" still has a lot of growing up to do. Physically, emotionally, obediently, "he's a lot of puppy," says Georgia Department of Natural Resources Ranger First Class Jack Thain. But age and inexperience aside, this K-9 for the DNR, a first in the coastal region, has already proven to be a great partner to Thain by ...
  • Reid to host Distict 1 Town Hall Meeting on Sept. 28 Reid to host Distict 1 Town Hall Meeting on Sept. 28 District 1 Councilwoman Diana Reid will be on hand for a Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the traffic courtroom inside the Hinesville Police Department, 123 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. According to a release from Reid, the councilwoman's topics for discussion include goals and objectives for 2018, project updates for District 1, and neighborhood ...
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    FEMA teams canvassing Liberty The Federal Emergency Management Agency has dispatched Disaster Survivor Assistance teams in Irma-stricken neighborhoods throughout five coastal counties to help Georgia disaster survivors register for assistance. FEMA Media Specialist Steven Solomon said the DSA teams were currently in Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh counties. They are canvassing areas to give residents an opportunity to register for disaster assistance and ...
  • Maria's predictions look good for area Maria's predictions look good for area Path predictions for Hurricane Maria are good news for Coastal Georgia. The storm has left a path of destruction across several Caribbean islands, but the National Hurricane Center predictions are that it will be pushed more and more to the northeast, away from the Southeast. In a nod to any storm's unpredictability the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency said in ...
  • Parking mistake damages Liberty County Jail, no tickets Parking mistake damages Liberty County Jail, no tickets A Hinesville woman hit the gas pedal instead of the brake Tuesday while parking at the Liberty County Jail, damaging a part of the building. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the woman, Rasheeda Labon, struck the jail house wall while she was pulling into a parking space around 11:20 a.m. The GSP said Labon hit the gas pedal thinking ...
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    Long BoE votes on tax increase Thursday The third and final public hearing on a proposed millage rate increase by the Long County Board of Education will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the board's room of the main office. A second hearing was Monday afternoon. After Thursday's hearing, the board will vote on the issue at 3 p.m. Only two residents attended the first hearing the ...
  • Academic honors Academic honors University of Mount Union ALLIANCE, OH - Malik Britt of Hinesville has earned the Dean's Scholarship and Minority Achievement Award for the 2017-18 academic year by the University of Mount Union. The scholarship is based on a review of students' academic credentials and high school rank. The award is also a scholarship program, and is open by invitation to qualified ...
  • FEMA help available FEMA help available Individual assistance available after Irma Liberty County residents now qualify for individual disaster assistance from FEMA for damages sustained because of Hurricane Irma. The announcement was made Monday by FEMA and U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, who said "this assistance is absolutely necessary for Georgians to rebuild." Liberty is one of five coastal Georgia counties included in the individual assistance order. Businesses are not covered at ...
  • Update: Tree on road blamed for fatal crash Update: Tree on road blamed for fatal crash Glennville man and Florida man killed in crash The Georgia State Patrol is investiging a two-pickup crash that killed two people Wednesday morning in Long County. According to GSP Trooper Carl Hutchinson, a black Nissan pickup driven by Richard Lee Dasher, 57 of Glennville, was heading toward Ludowici on Cecil Nobles Highway around 6 a.m. Wednesday when the pickup hit a tree laying on the road. The pickup ...
  • Long County schools named among nation's healthiest Long County schools named among nation's healthiest Walker, Smiley two of 31 from Georgia to make the list Smiley and Walker Elementary Schools in Long County have been recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation as two of the nation's healthiest schools. These local schools join 321 others from across the U.S. named to the 2017 list of "America's Healthiest Schools." The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is an organization dedicated to helping children develop lifelong, healthy ...
  • Irma brings help for Midway woman from far, and near Irma brings help for Midway woman from far, and near "I feel blessed, so blessed." Midway resident Barbara Stevens has many reasons to feel blessed after Hurricane Irma damaged her home Sept. 11. Hurricane Irma swept ino Liberty County early that morning and blew a tree down onto the bedroom of her mobile home, making her home of 36 years no longer habitable. Stevens wasn't there. She was safe in ...
  • Deputy attacked on I-95 Deputy attacked on I-95 Two under arrest; deputy sent to LRMC A Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy was attacked Tuesday afternoon on the northbound side of I-95. The deputy, Chris Ashdown, was sent to Liberty Regional Medical Center with injuries. He was treated and has since been released, according to LCSO Chief Deputy Jon Long. His attackers, a man and woman driving a car with Florida plates, are under arrest. Their ...
  • Hurricane season far from over Hurricane season far from over US remains at risk for more storms Additional hurricanes, beyond that of Jose and Maria, are likely over the Atlantic and may threaten the United States for the rest of the 2017 season. Hurricane season runs through the end of November, and it is possible the Atlantic may continue to produce tropical storms right up to the wire and perhaps into December. "I think we will have ...
  • Men suspected of having sex in park bathroom Men suspected of having sex in park bathroom Hinesville PD blotter for Sept. 18 From Hinesville Police Department reports: Loitering: An officer was dispatched to the Liberty County Recreation Department at Stafford Park around 4 a.m. Sept. 7 because two men were "having sex in the women's bathroom," a report said. The officer found two men heading toward a car when he got to the park, and they said they saw two men go ...

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