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  • Get a sneak peek at the NEW Coastal Courier website Get a sneak peek at the NEW Coastal Courier website On Wednesday, the Coastal Courier will debut a redesigned website with a better presentation of news content and advertising, and a vastly improved online experience for mobile users accessing the site on smartphones or tablets. You can get a sneak peek of the new site now at anvil.coastalcourier.com. "Our new website is much more user friendly, and will allow us ...
  • The way it was to grow up black in Sunbury 70 years ago The way it was to grow up black in Sunbury 70 years ago Special series: The long road to civil rights in Liberty Editor's note: This is the third part of a series examining what life was like for African-Americans in Liberty County before and during the civil rights movement. I recently drove to the Trade Hill Community in Sunbury to speak with 80-year-old Anna Tate Stevens. Venus Monroe Fuller, 86, a childhood friend, stopped by to drop off a floral arrangement for ...
  • Caseloads doubling, funding not Caseloads doubling, funding not Juvenile court officials say state mandates costly The Liberty County Commission Thursday heard from juvenile court officials who said their caseload had doubled and that they had already spent more than the amount budgeted to operate through June.Vickie Cook and Judge Linnie Darden told the commissioners that a 2014 change in the law led not only to more cases but to a demand for more services in ...
  • A monument for Morning Glories A monument for Morning Glories Hinesville Garden Club unveils tribute to former members Smooth white marble that was once used as a surface to roll out biscuits and pastry in the home of a loving grandmother now graces a modest monument erected in memory of deceased Morning Glory Garden Club members. Club members dedicated the tabby and masonry memorial in a brief ceremony Wednesday morning in Hinesville's Main Street Park."This project is very ...
  • LCHS junior invited to  summer West Point program LCHS junior invited to summer West Point program Caroline D. Rykard, a junior at Liberty County High School has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point's Summer Leaders Experience in June. According to a press release read at the board of education meeting April 10, more than 5,000 juniors nationwide applied to SLE, which offers high school juniors the opportunity to experience life at West ...
  • Hinesville, Savannah on cleanest cities list for ozone pollution Hinesville, Savannah on cleanest cities list for ozone pollution The American Lung Association's 2018 "State of the Air" report found that some Georgia cities earned poorer grades for the nation's most widespread air pollutants while others, including Savannah and Hinesville, made the cleanest cities list for ozone pollution. Compared to the 2017 report, many Georgia cities experienced more unhealthy days of high ozone in this year's report. Atlanta, Athens, ...
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    Longtime Ludowici judge passes Longtime Ludowici Municipal Judge Larry Manning Fowler, 74, is being laid to rest today in the Baggs Cemetery in Long County. Fowler, who had served as judge for 33 years, died Sunday. Ludowici City Attorney Robert "Bob" Pirkle, said, "Judge Fowler was an honorable and humble man who served his hometown for 33 years. He was loved and respected in ...
  • World champ dancer has ties to Hinesville World champ dancer has ties to Hinesville Luci Caralyne Parden won the under-14 age group of the World's Championship Competition of the World Irish Dance Association April 7 in Maastricht, Netherland. She is the daughter of Jack and Cheryl Parden of Aidlingen, Germany, and the granddaughter of the late Lewis Winton Mobley Jr. of Hinesville, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Baucom of Holiday Shores on Lake Sinclair ...
  • Open house set for Hatch nuclear plant performance talks Open house set for Hatch nuclear plant performance talks The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the Hatch Nuclear Power Plant during an open house from 4-6 p.m. April 24 in Room 171 of the Southeastern Technical College, 3001 East First St., Vidalia. The two-unit Hatch plant is located near Baxley, about 20 miles south of Vidalia, and is operated by Southern Nuclear Operating ...
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    Health department compiling registery of residents who may need help in hurricane The Liberty County Health Department is accepting applications for its Hurricane Registry. The registry lists residents who may need transportation or medical assistance and have limited or no resources to family members, neighbors and friends during an evacuation.Clients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are not eligible. Those clients should consult with their homes' emergency plans. Those registering should ...
  • Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School Lewis Fraiser Middle School recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll: All A's Sixth grade Katen Bailey Kyrstin Barnard Briana Battle Alysia Estrada Ella Fields Emily Garcia Anthony Jackson Gary Ramos Matias Rodriguez Seyed Torabi Macy Watford Daniel Whitman-Agan Alyssa Wilson Seventh grade Aliana Acosta Philopatir Azer Desdemona Battle Paul Brown Joanna Darden Aijie Fu Bailey Gilmore Payton Green Kiara ...
  • Leadership group travels to Bulloch County Leadership group travels to Bulloch County Leadership Southeast Georgia, a regional leadership development program, held its fourth of five sessions, focusing on educational and workforce factors that impact the region. The session, held in Bulloch County, also addressed agritourism and its impact on the local economy. "Educational and workforce factors are commonly discussed topics as they should be, but agritourism is something that a lot of ...
  • BI hosts LCSS Gala BI hosts LCSS Gala Bradwell Institute's Friends Helping Friends will host the 3rdAnnual Liberty County School System Special Needs Gala Saturday at 7p.m. The dance portion of the gala is free and open to the public. FHF was started three years ago by BI special needs teacher Charlie Moon. FHF is comprised of a large group of general education students that connect special needs ...
  • Nuclear plant's safety discussed at meeting Nuclear plant's safety discussed at meeting The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the Hatch Nuclear Power Plant during an open house from 4-6 p.m. April 24 in Room 171 of the Southeastern Technical College, 3001 East First St., Vidalia. The two-unit Hatch plant is located near Baxley, about 20 miles south of Vidalia, and is operated by Southern Nuclear Operating ...
  • HPD going to 12-hour shifts HPD going to 12-hour shifts The Hinesville Police Department is moving to 12-hour shifts for officers in the patrol division after approval by the mayor and council on April 5.Interim Police Chief Bill Kirkendall said most police departments already have 12-hour shifts. He said HPD continues to lose employees because the current eight-hour system is outdated and limits the amount of time officers can spend ...
  • High schools earn honors for AP classes, test scores High schools earn honors for AP classes, test scores Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High have earned Advance Placement honors from the Georgia Department of Education.On April 12, State School Superintendent Richard Woods named BI an AP STEM School and Liberty AP STEM, AP STEM Achievement and AP Access and Support school. AP courses are administered by the College Board, which also administers the SAT. AP courses are one ...
  • LRMC cuts ribbon on cardiology clinic LRMC cuts ribbon on cardiology clinic The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday for Liberty Cardiology Associates at 600 East Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. Dr. Gary Elkin's practice focuses on the care of patients with heart disease requiring medical and/or surgical interventions."Heart disease is our nation's No. 1 cause of death, Liberty Regional Medical Center CEO Mike Hester ...
  • HPD Reports HPD Reports From Hinesville Police Department reports. Editor's note: Due to computer issues at the city, reports have been unavailable in recent weeks. They are back. Our thanks to the HPD clerks who provide them. We're catching up as quickly as possible. Burglary, etc: A man called 911 on Feb. 27 because he was watching his White Circle home getting burglarized. The ...
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    LCSS bus accident reported According to Liberty County School System Director of Maintenance and Operations, Jason Rogers, a school system bus was involved in a minor vehicle accident at the intersection of Dunlevie Road and Wilder Road. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. today. Rogers said the accident included a car and the bus. "EMT's cleared all students however, at the request of ...
  • Bark for Life helps Relay for Life Bark for Life helps Relay for Life A Bark for Life Saturday at Bryant Commons Park was a preliminary to the American Cancer Society's Liberty County Relay for Life.Organizers said it was a success and are already planning for the next one. Bradwell Institute's 2018 STAR student Dayle McCallar organized the event to, as the society says, honor the contributions of canine caregivers.She said she has participated ...

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