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Natural soldier dies in Iraq

Pvt. Kelly David Youngblood, 19, had one year and one month of military service under his belt when he died Sunday, just 16 days after arriving in Iraq for the start of his first combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

March 10, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Woman found stabbed/suspect arrested

A man suspected of stabbing a Hinesville woman to death Tuesday night was captured Thursday in Bulloch County.

March 09, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Property tax deadline arrives

Liberty County property owners raced against the clock Tuesday to pay their property taxes before the deadline expired and avoid incurring late penalties. Liberty County Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones said the lines were long and collections had been good. Late penalties will be implemented starting today with a 1 percent increase for the first three months. After three months, a 10 percent increase will be implemented. For every month afterward, taxpayers will incur a one percent increase per month until property taxes are paid, Jones said.

March 08, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Fort Morris cuts outrage supporters

With the volume of outrage from residents and advocates growing, Liberty County's leaders under the Gold Dome have weighed in about cutbacks at Fort Morris Historic Site.

March 08, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Prom rule changes madden public

By Daisy Pleasant Jones

March 08, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Funding tops city's agenda

Thursday was productive for the Hinesville City Council as it decided to aid in funding millions of dollars to current and future city and county projects.

March 08, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


State likely to sue over Cochran

After four years and $3 million paid to the Douglas Asphalt Co., the seemingly endless Frank Cochran Drive extension project will undergo even more complications.

March 06, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Meeting on Highway 84 medians

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission in conjunction with Reynolds Smith and Hills will discuss the impact of constructing medians on US Highway 84 at a meeting on Wednesday at Midway Civic Center.

March 06, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Deployment accelerated

The deployment that was thought to be four months away is now six weeks away, and it may last longer for the entire division, the 3rd Infantry Division commander told reporters Friday afternoon.

March 06, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Cause of fatal crash still being probed

Investigators are not sure what caused a Beechcraft 36 private passenger plane to fall from the sky Friday night into a Fort Stewart training area killing all four passengers on board.

March 06, 2007 | By Lewis Levine Special to the Courier | News


Ludowici adopts City of Ethics program

Ludowici City Council voted to adopt a Certified City of Ethics program this past Tuesday during its February meeting, and is looking into applying for recognition as a Certified City of Ethics.

March 06, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Cancer, wreck, fire can't stop business

Kevin and Angie Butler have had a big share of life's problems but trouble has not stopped them from realizing their life's dream of opening a restaurant.

March 06, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Judge brightens wedding site

Long County Chief Magistrate Judge Marie Middleton has been performing marriage ceremonies for nearly 10 years.

March 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


HPD officer continues battle of life

Hinesville police officer Larry Milton has faced many difficult situations in his 35 years of serving in law enforcement. But nothing can compare with the battle he has been facing since 2000.

March 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Columbine shooting still draws action

By Daisy Pleasant Jones

March 03, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


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City leaders in planning workshop

Hinesville leaders are having their annual planning workshop through Friday at St. Simons Island's Sea Palms Resort.

July 30, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Long Co. HS class of 1974 holds reunion

Long County High School's class of 1974 had its 40th reunion July 19 at Long County Middle School.

July 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


TV show to re-enact murders of York, Roark

The Investigation Discovery channel will premiere an episode of "Deadly Devotion" focusing on the deaths of Tiffany York and Michael Roark at 9 tonight, with a repeat at midnight.

July 30, 2014 | Katelyn Umholtz | News


Backpacks, school supplies available for military children

Operation Homefront will hold a Back-to-School Brigade event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Connection Church, 116 Patriot's Trail in Hinesville, where free backpacks full of school supplies will be distributed to military kids.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Friends praise soldier killed in freak accident

Two members of a Fort Stewart family, 9-year-old Oceana Irizarry and her father, Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, 36, have died from injuries sustained in a freak accident Sunday on a Florida beach.

July 29, 2014 | By Caitlin Kenney Correspondent | News


Girl hit by plane dies

Oceana Irizarry, 9, who along with her father was hit by a plane on a Florida beach Sunday, has died, according to national and regional media.

July 29, 2014 | Staff report | News


Fort Stewart soldier killed in airplane accident

The Fort Stewart community learned today that one of their own was killed in a tragic airplane accident in Venice, Florida on Sunday.

July 28, 2014 | By Caitlin Kenney | News


County to apply for housing grant

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission's governing board met Wednesday to discuss health-insurance plans and hear a presentation from Hinesville Assistant City Manager Kenny Howard on the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing.

July 28, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | News


Residents leery of growth in rural area

An estimated 25 residents of the McIntosh/Holmestown community have told planners they don't want much development in their area.

July 28, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Heat advisory issued for today

Heat and humidity in our area is going to make it seem like it is 105 degrees today, so the National Weather Service's Charleston Office has issued a heat advisory.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | News


Youth hear what it's like to work

The Coastal Workforce Investment Board on Wednesday hosted a Summer Youth Work Experience closeout celebration and symposium at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

July 26, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee and Katelyn Umholtz Courier staff writers | News


Commission considers changing voter-precinct locations

Long County Commissioners recently discussed the possibility of changing the locations of several voter precincts.

July 25, 2014 | Mike Riddle | News


Next step in election certification

Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.

July 25, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | News


City delays vote on new store

The Hinesville City Council on Thursday tabled a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


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


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