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City to vote on traffic light cameras

The decision on whether to install cameras at specified traffic lights hinges on the votes of two Hinesville city councilmen Thursday.

May 31, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Long County sheriff targets 4-wheelers

Sheriff Cecil Nobles addressed Long County commissioners during their May meeting asking for support in cracking down on problems with four-wheelers and ATVs in the county.

May 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Thanks for everything you do

By Patty Leon

May 29, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Is tax digest wrong?

An anticipated public outcry has mustered in Liberty County following the arrival of this year's property tax assessments.

May 29, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Walthourville to honor first mayor

The Walthourville City Council moved one step closer to honoring one of the city's most celebrated residents during its meeting Tuesday night.

May 26, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Water restrictions statewide, tighter in Walthourville

The director of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a level two drought response across the state and will require all Georgians to follow a more stringent outdoor water-use schedule.

May 26, 2007 | Staff Report | News


School board finalizes dress code policy

The Liberty County school board Tuesday approved a finalization of the uniform dress code policy allowing jewelry in piercings in ear lobes only.

May 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Storm watch lifted

A tropical storm watch that had been issued for the coast along South Georgia and Florida has been discontinued, the National Weather Service announced Thursday morning.

May 25, 2007 | Staff report | News


Debate rages over guns and mental health

In the wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech, Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine reported to the Virginia-Pilot newspaper, that he was working on legislation to close a loophole in the state's gun laws.

May 24, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Perdue withdraws veto of budget

After a three-week standoff with Republican leaders in the Georgia House, Gov. Sonny Perdue withdrew his veto of the midyear budget on Tuesday, opting instead to give a line-item veto for a one-time tax rebate for Georgia property owners.

May 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Kansas policeman's death felt here

The death of a Kansas policeman Tuesday from injuries suffered during the massive wave of storms that swept that area Friday was felt on Fort Stewart, as a young soldier readied to deploy to Iraq.

May 24, 2007 | Staff report | News


Hinesville ponders drainage improvements, paying for it

Hinesville city officials may have a plan to lessen the impact of storm-water pollution, which has reportedly played a significant role in disrupting the ecosystem of the marshes.

May 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Residents in need to get help

While problems of poverty linger throughout the area, some disadvantaged residents will soon receive a helping hand from Liberty County and the state.

May 22, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


East-end sewage plant to cost $30 million

The Liberty County Development Authority has decided to borrow up to $30 million to fund construction of a large, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant to serve East Liberty.

May 22, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Burn ban in place in Long County

"Don't burn anything, period," was the blanket statement given by Ludowici/Long County Fire Chief Darrell Ballance, when asked about current restrictions on burning in Long County.

May 19, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


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Liberty NAACP founder dies

November 25, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Animal-sanctuary addresses Long Commission

Safe Hollow Animal Sanctuary founder Debbie Calicutt addressed the Long County Commission during its recent November meeting about an ongoing issue with a neighbor.

November 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Reward offered in Hinesville dog killing

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing of a mixed-breed puppy found in a dumpster in Hinesville.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Community rallies around Stewart, troops

There was no place to park outside the Liberty County Performing Arts Center Monday night, so community members attending the public listening session with representatives of the Army's Force Management Office parked on both sides of the road leading back out to U.S. 84.

November 18, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Senator announced re-election bid

ATLANTA – Surrounded by family, supporters and many of Georgia's elected officials at the Georgia Capitol, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today announced he will seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2016.

November 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Senator announces re-election bid

ATLANTA – Surrounded by family, supporters and many of Georgia's elected officials at the Georgia Capitol, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today announced he will seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2016.

November 17, 2014 | Special to the News | News


Mayor promotes troop-strength meeting

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas told business and community leaders Thursday that Monday's listen session with representatives from the Army Force Management Office will be the most important meeting in this community for many years to come.

November 13, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Groups hope to restore memorial walk

Members from the Long County Historic Preservation Committee, Long County Garden Club and Long County Beautification Committee recently met to decide how a memorial walk and wall would be reconstructed at the Ludowici Garden and Well Pavilion.

November 13, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Six alleged child predators arrested in, around Savannah

ATLANTA - J. Britt Johnson, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, announces the following arrests at Savannah, Georgia resulting from a inter-agency law enforcement operation focusing on child exploitation activities in the area.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Rec coach gets kicked off field, park

Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:

November 10, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Long school tax got 64 percent of vote

Long County voters on Tuesday passed a special referendum to increase the millage rate by 1.6 mills to raise funds to build a new school. The referendum passed with 1,354 voters (63.54 percent) endorsing the measure, while 777 (36.46 percent) opposed it. According to previous reports, the tax increase will raise up to $6.1 million dollars and qualify the school system for $25.7 million from the state. The money then will fund construction of a new school to house grades three through eight and make improvements to the transportation and maintenance facilities.

November 10, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Bryan voters OK Sunday alcohol sales

Two-thirds of local voters said yes to the sale of alcohol on Sundays in the unincorporated parts of Bryan County, but it was unclear early Wednesday exactly when the new law will take effect.

November 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Long voters OK tax hike for new school

Long County voters passed a referendum Tuesday to increase the millage rate by 1.6 to help build a new school.

November 05, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Dog killed, left in Dumpster

The Hinesville Police Department is investigating the brutal death of a mixed-breed puppy found in a Dumpster early Tuesday morning.

November 04, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Polls open until 7 tonight

Liberty County voters are deciding whether to renew a sales tax and Long County's are facing whether to increase property taxes during today's midterm elections.

November 04, 2014 | Staff Report | News


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