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Deputies describe standoff

A Long County man, Dudley Epling, 70, who lived in the Sand Hill area, held police at bay for several hours Sunday and then took his own life instead of surrendering to law enforcement authorities.

April 19, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Hinesville prepares to resuscitate downtown

Hinesville lies on the cusp of progression as redevelopment efforts are expected to unfold this summer.

April 19, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Boardwalk at wetlands center burns

By Joe Parker Jr.

April 17, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Long County eyes zoning ordinance

The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center met with the Long County Land Development Code Committee for a workshop Thursday - the first meeting between the two entities aimed at establishing a zoning and regulation land code ordinance for the county.

April 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Sunday sales bill fails to 'cross over'

A number of contentious bills did not make it to the Georgia Senate floor last week, signaling the end of their run in this year's legislative session.

April 17, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


LCDA reports delinquent

The Liberty County Development Authority is close to completing its delinquent report of finances for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2006, and has awarded a contract to help with yet-to-file historic preservation annual monitoring reports, the first of which was due in March 2006.

April 17, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Soldier risks life to save wreck victim

U.S. Army Capt. Bryan Ash acted decisively as he rescued a man from the fiery wreckage of an overturned vehicle last fall.

April 17, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Cause of fatal wreck investigated

A Ludowici woman died in a fatal one-car accident in Walthourville on Saturday.

April 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Vigil for teen killed by train

Family and friends came out Wednesday night to say goodbye and remember a teen killed in a train accident earlier this week.

April 14, 2007 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


ESPLOST could represent unsettling trend

By John Deike

April 14, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


House measure may cut kids off PeachCare

A bill approved by the Georgia House of Representatives on Tuesday could make fewer children eligible for the PeachCare for Kids program.

April 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


City, Army focus on drawing military downtown

A new program is supposed to attract Fort Stewart personnel downtown and give civilians the reason and means to revive and revitalize the historic area.

April 12, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Jail, court wired for video hearings

During a 24-hour period, law enforcement officers often make several trips driving inmates to court in downtown Hinesville, tying up manpower and heightening security concerns.

April 12, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Officials to try to start bus service

After almost three years of studies and cost analysis, the commissioners and city officials of Liberty County agreed to implement a transit system last week.

April 12, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Council sets Midway Day for May 19

May 19 is the date selected for the second annual Midway Day festival and the city's police department will contribute numerous public safety events and displays in addition to the school, church and civic groups that participated in the first Midway Day last year.

April 12, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | 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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