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Judge allows Ogeechee suit to continue

Ogeechee River supporters are cheering a judge's ruling that a lawsuit against King America Finishing can go forward.

June 24, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg For the Courier | News


Pembroke fires police chief

After first saying Mark Crowe had resigned, Pembroke has since said the former police chief's contract was terminated after Crowe said he intended to stay on the job.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten For the Courier | News


Statesboro man charged with bootlegging

STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.

June 13, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg Special to the Courier | News


Savannah doctor in U.S. House race

SAVANNAH - Dr. Bob Johnson of Isle of Hope on Saturday announced his candidacy for Georgia's First Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 12, 2013 | Staff report | News


Public fishing area reopens near Claxton after upgrades

After a yearlong closure and almost $750,000 spent on upgrades, the Evans County Public Fishing Area reopened Saturday with an influx of 37 young anglers - and about as many parents and grandparents - at the start of National Fishing and Boating Week.

June 05, 2013 | By Al Hackle The Statesboro Herald | News


Boy rescued from water at Splash in the ’Boro

A 6-year-old boy flown to Savannah on Saturday after a water park mishap is in stable condition, Statesboro-Bulloch Parks and Recreation Director Mike Rollins said Monday.

June 05, 2013 | The Statesboro Herald | News


New termite species invades Hinesville

New residents have come to Hinesville, but they're not the type a community wants.

June 03, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Jesup homicide investigation under way

The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people - a juvenile female and a man - have been arrested in Long County in connection with the fatal shooting.

May 16, 2013 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Power out at N. Main St. and Gen. Stewart

Sources say crews are still working to restore power to the area around North Main Street and Gen. Stewart Way, where a tree reportedly fell and downed power lines.

December 17, 2012 | Staff Report | News


Presidential race tight as election night count goes down to wire

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama won the reliably Democratic Northeast, and Republican Mitt Romney secured his Republican conservative base Tuesday night in a tense duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.

November 06, 2012 | By David Espo The Associated Press | News


We asked local voters: How do you think the election will go?

"I was really nervous about how it would go due to New York and New Jersey being hit by that hurricane, but President Obama has shown to be a strong leader through it." - Kibwana Burks, Independent

November 06, 2012 | Randy Murray | News


Exit poll shows economy is still the top concern

WASHINGTON - Rising prices and unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through, with 4 in 10 saying the nation's economy is getting better.

November 06, 2012 | By Connie Cass The Associated Press | News


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


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Donkey reportedly on the loose in Long Co.

A rogue donkey generated buzz this afternoon in Long County when sheriff's office deputies showed up on Lanier Road and attempted to round up the four-legged critter around 1 p.m. They had no luck, though, and the donkey eventually ran off into the woods.

August 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Rotary Club planning fishing tournament Sept. 20

The Hinesville Rotary Club is planning to host its first-ever fishing tournament Sept. 20, according to club member and tourney coordinator Mark Germonprez.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Stewart-Hunter gets new garrison CSM

U.S. Army Garrison for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield has a new command sergeant major. Command Sgt. Maj. Myron Lewis assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted soldier Friday morning during a change-of-responsibility ceremony at Club Stewart.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Ludowici gets new chief of police

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday appointed Robert Poppell as the city's new police chief. In the past 2½ years, four different people have led the department - T.J. Gaskin, James Rogers Sr., James Steiner and now Poppell.

August 18, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Ludowici advances plan for fast food eatery

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday moved one step closer to securing a McDonald's for the city. Real-estate agent Jimmy Shaken addressed the council on behalf of the proposed location's property buyer.

August 15, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Part of I-95 named for former state lawmaker

Former state Rep. Joe E. Brown, who died in 1985, was honored Saturday with a ceremony, during which a section of Interstate 95, from exit 76, north to Bryan County, was dedicated in his name.

August 14, 2014 | by Tiffany King Correspondent | News


Community applying for new housing program

Assistant City Manager Ken Howard presented information about a new state housing program to the Hinesville City Council during its Aug. 7 meeting. He said the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing program would help communities create and implement plans to meet their housing and revitalization needs.

August 13, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Gators are common in Coastal Georgia

Residents of Coastal Georgia should not be surprised to see alligators in ponds, creeks or large drainage ditches, said David Mixon, regional supervisor with Georgia Department of Natural Resources' game-management operation.

August 13, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Rotary, MEDDAC entertain seniors

The Hinesville Rotary Club and Fort Stewart's Medical and Dental Activity Command partnered for a special family day celebration Saturday at the Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.

August 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


City hopes to develop civic center

Hinesville is the only metropolitan statistical area that doesn't have a conference center, and although Hinesville has the second highest expenditures for family recreation in the Southeast, it doesn't have a family entertainment center.

August 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Council approves rezoning

Despite protests from area residents, Hinesville City Council on Thursday rezoned five acres on Highway. 84 West to accommodate a new grocery store.

August 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


City voters to decide water's fluoride content

In addition to hearing that Liberty and Bryan counties should reduce their withdrawal from the Floridan aquifer, Hinesville city leaders discussed other water-related issues last week during their annual planning workshop on St. Simons Island.

August 08, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Mayor wants to revamp alcohol permits

Hinesville city leaders agreed to take a closer look at the city's ordinance for alcoholic-beverage licenses during their annual planning workshop last week.

August 08, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Post highway closed Thursday afternoon

Highway 119 from its intersection with Highway 144 on Fort Stewart to the post's north boundary will be closed for about an hour Thursday afternoon.

August 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Child reported kidnapped is safe

A child reported abducted Monday night is safe and with his mother, according to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Chris Reed

August 05, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


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