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  • Judge Stewart to hear Ga. Supreme Court case Judge Stewart to hear Ga. Supreme Court case Superior Court Judge Jay Stewart of the Atlantic Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC et al. v. Georgia Department of Revenue et al. Designated judges are appointed when a justice must recuse himself or herself from a particular case. The Supreme Court ...
  • Youth Mental Health Fair set for Jan. 31 Youth Mental Health Fair set for Jan. 31 The Liberty County School System will hold its first Youth Mental Health Fair from 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Board of Education, 200 Bradwell St. in Hinesville. Community agencies will be available to meet with parents and provide resources about various mental health topics. Parents can listen to speakers, participate in interactive sessions, gather resources from providers and talk ...
  • Ring to welcome voters to new Savannah office Ring to welcome voters to new Savannah office Lisa Ring, the Democratic candidate for Georgia's 1stCongressional District, will hold a grand opening of her Savannah campaign office from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 3 at 5960 Ogeechee Road. Ring will be available throughout the day to speak to voters and address any questions and concerns. The grand opening will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and ...
  • How to spot, handle cold damage on plants How to spot, handle cold damage on plants Extension advice The New Year has brought Liberty County and the surrounding areas some of the lowest temperatures in years, making life miserable for people, pets, livestock and plants. Understandably, area gardeners are now asking how much plant injury they can expect as a result of these hard freezes. The answer to this question depends largely upon your response to the following ...
  • Robber hits grocery on Christmas Day Robber hits grocery on Christmas Day Hinesville PD blotter for Jan. 22 From Hinesville Police Department reports emailed to the Courier Tuesday: Burglary: Police were sent to the Walmart Neighborhood Market on West Oglethorpe Highway shortly before 4 a.m. Dec. 25 regarding a burglary in progress. "Central dispatch advised the alarm company could see a male wearing a white hoodie breaking the front door glass and entering the Walmart." As officers arrived, ...
  • LRMC host blood drive as Red Cross pleads for donations LRMC host blood drive as Red Cross pleads for donations The American Red Cross has said it urgently needs blood and platelet donors of all blood types. Busy holiday schedules, winter weather and illness have led to a blood shortage that could affect patient care, a news release from the organization said. Blood and platelet donations are being distributed to hospitals as fast as they come in. With that in ...
  • Two Fort Stewart soldiers arrested for driving into Wallthourville home Two Fort Stewart soldiers arrested for driving into Wallthourville home Two soldiers involved in a single vehicle accident which struck a Walthourville residence Saturday night haven been identified as Israel Jurado, 19 and Colby Loveday, 20. You According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper, Markus White, Jurado is alleged to have been driving a 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 on Sheila Drive when he crossed several lawns striking a brick mailbox and ...
  • Ga. Southwestern announces President's List Ga. Southwestern announces President's List Christian Tyson of Riceboro made the Fall 2017 President's List at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 600 students recognized for scholastic achievement. To be eligible for the President's List, a student must earn a semester GPA of 4.0 and take a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Georgia College announces graduates Georgia College announces graduates Misty Eastlake from Allenhurst, graduated from Georgia College at the December 2017 commencement ceremony. Eastlake majored in education. Georgia College, the state's designated public liberal arts university, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education.
  • Social media explained at workshop Social media explained at workshop The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will host a social media workshop from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the community board room in Ameris Bank, 101 W. Hendry St. in downtown Hinesville. Discussion will cover an update on recent changes to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Participants will also learn about practices and strategies for the ...
  • Government shutdown impacts Fort Stewart Government shutdown impacts Fort Stewart Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will be impacted by the government shutdown as services cease operations to comply with the legal and regulatory requirements of operating in the absence of appropriations. 3rd Infantry Division's ability to deploy Soldiers in support of worldwide missions remains intact. 1st Armored Brigade will continue deployment preparation activities as scheduled. Military personnel, Non-Appropriated Fund employees, and ...
  • Liberty's SPLOST not adding up yet Liberty's SPLOST not adding up yet The financial report at the Liberty County Commission meeting Thursday revealed a continuing troublesome trend: the latest special purpose local option sales tax income has not reached projected levels.County finance chief Kim McGlothlin told the commissioners SPLOST has yet to make what it was expected to make since collections resumed in 2017."I remind you that we need $750,000 each month ...
  • Long commissioner resigns Long commissioner resigns Long County District 3 Commissioner Willie Frank Thompson resigned Thursday, according to a press release issued by Board of Commissioner Secretary Brandi Smiley.The release said Thompson said he has enjoyed serving the citizens of Long County, but due to health issues he felt it was in his best interest to resign. "The Board of Commissioners would like to thank Mr. ...
  • Long County looks to hire animal control officer, improve communication Long County looks to hire animal control officer, improve communication Retirement plan for county employees also on agenda The Long County Commission decided Thursday to hire a new animal control officer. The area has been shaken recently when a felony case of cruelty to animals was made by Ludowici Police Chief Frank McClellan after widespread publicity.The commissioners and County Administrator Frank Etheridge were clearly ready to put Matt Scoggins into the vacant animal control officer position but hesitated ...
  • Izola's tarter sauce now comes in its own bottle Izola's tarter sauce now comes in its own bottle Hinesville eatery owners looking to expand restaurant and eventually distribute sauce nationally The owners of Izola's are expanding their diner, as well as the distribution of their homemade tartar sauce. Wilton and Pauline Foster are well-known throughout the county for offering home-cooked Southern staples at their eatery, Izola's Country Café in Hinesville.The couple, married for more than 60 years, own and operate the diner along with their daughter Lori and son-in-law Glenn ...
  • UPDATE: Man arrested in dog cruelty case UPDATE: Man arrested in dog cruelty case Allen Golden turned himself in to LPD A man accused of animal cruelty turned himself in this afternoon to the Ludowici Police Department. Allen Golden of Hinesville had a warrant issued against him after one of his dogs, Liam was found abused and neglected by animal rescue groups in Ludowici. Ludowici Police Chief Frank McClellan began investigating the claims of animal cruelty after a Facebook post went ...
  • Felon sentenced for Garden City road rage incident Felon sentenced for Garden City road rage incident Anthony Jammoni Atkins, 26, a multi-convicted felon, was sentenced on Jan. 16 by Senior U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. to 100 months in prison for possessing a loaded semiautomatic pistol. Atkins used that pistol to threaten a mother and her two children during a rush hour road rage incident. Upon completion of his prison sentence, Atkins will serve ...
  • Trail focuses on civil rights landmarks Trail focuses on civil rights landmarks Former Midway school highlighted Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Tuesday the inclusion of 11 historic sites in Georgia on the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Dorchester Academy in Midway is one of the 11. Here's the rest of the release. For the first time, 14 Southern tourism departments have worked together to link the country's most important ...
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    Hinesville's 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade SLIDESHOW Check out 20 photos from Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Hinesville. CLICK HERE to see the slideshow.
  • Maj. Gen. Robert H. Scales to speak at the College of Coastal Georgia Maj. Gen. Robert H. Scales to speak at the College of Coastal Georgia The College of Coastal Georgia will host the first event of its 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series on Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center in Brunswick. The event will feature retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert H. Scales, who will present "Stretched Thin… America's Military at Risk - East Asia, the Black Sea area, the Middle ...

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