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Liberty Life fall edition now available

If you've ever said, "there's nothing to do in Liberty County," we've got the fix that will reintroduce you to the area, whether it's your hometown or a temporary station.

October 02, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | News


Police in pursuit of stabbing suspect

A 59-year-old man died after he was stabbed multiple times Tuesday after-

July 31, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Death row inmate granted stay

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court stayed Monday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a fellow prison inmate, saying it would review a defense challenge based on the state's recent switch to a single-drug injection.

July 24, 2012 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | News


‘Boared’ piggy goes to bank in Austria

VIENNA - Piggy bank has a new meaning in a town east of Vienna after a surveillance camera caught a wild pig on a night foray to a local branch of one of Austria's financial institutions.

July 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | News


Obamas visiting Stewart on Friday

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will meet Friday with troops, veterans and military families at Fort Stewart in Hinesville, according to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who released the news during a Friday afternoon briefing but provided no additional details.

April 21, 2012 | Staff Report | News


Crowder’s file up for parole review

After serving 14 years of a life sentence, Billy Crowder has become eligible for parole and currently is under review by the Georgia Department of Pardons and Paroles Board.

April 09, 2012 | Patty Leon | News


This year's planning retreat at King and Prince

Representatives from Liberty County governments and organizations will convene Wednesday through Friday for the annual Liberty County county-wide planning workshop.

March 27, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | News


Realtor named to industry hall of fame

ATLANTA - George Holtzman of Hinesville is among the honorees in the inaugural class of the Georgia Realtors Hall of Fame.

March 03, 2012 | Special to the Courier | News


Dog burned in Hinesville now healing

An area animal rescue group is taking care of a dog that had been burned with hot grease and was found about two weeks ago wandering around Burger King on E.G. Miles Parkway.

February 27, 2012 | By Sheila Parker Special to the Courier | News


Officials investigate apparent double homicide

A male and a female were found dead around 1 p.m. Tuesday by two fishermen on a trail near Morgan Lake in Long County, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Mike McDaniel said. Officials are investigating what they believe to be a double homicide.

December 07, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Vendor event offers daytime shopping excursion

With the holidays fast approaching, parents at the Hinesville First United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten created a community shopping opportunity Thursday.

December 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | News


Commission adopts ’11 millage rates

In three 4-3 votes Wednesday night, the Liberty County Commission adopted combined millage rates of 32.3 for Hinesville property owners and 32.98 for property owners in unincorporated areas of the county and incorporated areas in all municipalities but Hinesville.

December 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | News


County awarded for ‘green’ efforts

Multiple agencies in Liberty County cleaned up at state and national award ceremonies that recognize community conservation efforts.

December 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | News


Fraser Center helps heal whole person

Hinesville's Fraser Counseling Center, located next to the YMCA, offers counseling programs and services that meet the needs of the whole person - mind, body and spirit, according to Executive Director Dr. Alan Baroody.

December 02, 2011 | Randy C. Murray | News


Hinesville mayor proclaims ‘Wreaths for Warriors Walk’ Week

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas proclaimed Dec. 4-10 as "Wreaths for Warriors Walk Week" during an informal ceremony Wednesday in the Hinesville Room at city hall. The proclamation, in part, recognizes Fort Stewart as an integral part of the Hinesville community and notes that the citizens of the city and the entire country owe a tremendous debt to the soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division and especially the 439 soldiers who lost their lives and are memorialized at Warriors Walk.

December 02, 2011 | Randy C. Murray | News


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Planning meeting Thursday in Midway

The third of 12 Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission community-planning meetings is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Dorchester Academy, 8787 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | News


Kingston loses bid for Senate seat

Coastal Georgia's longtime congressional representative Jack Kingston was defeated in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | News


Longh BoE OKs vote on new school

The Long County Board of Education on Monday took the first step in the process of building a new school that would house grades 3-8.

July 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Liberty County favors Carter, Kingston

State- and national-office runoff elections held Tuesday across Georgia produced some close, nail-biting results, none of which were complete by the time the Courier went to press at 9 p.m.

July 22, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray and Jeremy McAbee The Coastal Courier | News


Number of foreclosures worry county commisison

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a petition from JC Vision and Associates, Inc. at its mid-month meeting Thursday.

July 21, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | News


Two eye Long County Commission seat

Qualifying recently closed in Long County for the vacant 4th District County Commission seat, for which someone will be elected in November. Initially, Clifton DeLoach, Alice Woodard and Joseph Duncan qualified, but according to elections supervisor Kierra Hamilton, Duncan has withdrawn his candidacy.

July 19, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Kroger smash driver identified

A man drove through the Hinesville Kroger shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday, damaging the store extensively as customers and employees scrambled to get out of the way.

July 18, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Film crew members charged for fatal accident

One director and one producer of the Greg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" turned themselves into the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for booking on Sunday, according to Sheriff John Carter.

July 16, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Court works on murder cases

Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart spent Monday busily working through the criminal court docket. Many of the cases he dealt with have been in the news before, but have surfaced again recently because of defendants' requests for new trials, bond reductions and resentencing.

July 16, 2014 | By Patty Leon | News


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