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Voucher bill awaits fill House vote

A bill that would give vouchers to parents of special needs students squeaked its way out of a key Georgia House committee last week.

May 03, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Families planning to rebuild after fires

Three Liberty County families are struggling to rebuild after unrelated fires destroyed or heavily damaged their homes. All of them are in need of donations.

May 03, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Libraries hope to be growing

The Liberty County Library Board was sharply focused Monday on a new main library for Hinesville and relocation of the Midway/Riceboro Branch to the Midway community center complex.

May 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Lawmakers' pay garnished for taxes

State Rep. Al Williams of Midway is among a handful of Georgia legislators who have had their state paychecks garnished because of delinquent income tax.

May 01, 2007 | By Andrea Washington and Joe Parker Staff writer and correspondent | News


LCDA members fail to connect

The Liberty County Development Authority attempted a meeting Thursday, but the only clear decision reached was to try to meet again at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

May 01, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Governor pledges support for law enforcement

Law enforcement personnel from throughout the area attended a cookout in their honor Thursday.

April 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Bust nets 75 pounds of pot

What started as a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning led to a drug bust that netted 75 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $250,000, according to authorities.

April 28, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Future of marshes uncertain

The preservation of the marshlands along the Georgia coast faces an uncertain future as development and population growth are expected to rise in the area.

April 28, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Sand Hill residents seek park

Several residents from the Sand Hill area attended the April meeting of the Long County Commission and voiced their desires for a recreation park in their neighborhood.

April 28, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Tourism promotion panel forming

An intergovernmental agreement among Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County has been reached to create and maintain a non-profit organization to promote tourism, trade shows and conventions. The organization will be funded by a five percent hotel/motel tax revenue, which was previously allocated to the Liberty County Development Authority.

April 26, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


County's delinquent taxpayers on notice

Liberty County officials are currently corralling the 10 percent of the public who are delinquent in paying their property taxes.

April 26, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Midway discusses festival, sewage

Midway is officially "a city on the move;" at least it will be on May 19, the second annual Midway Day.

April 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | News


Alcohol sales to minors draw probation

Hinesville City Council discussed a number of issues during its meeting last week, including:

April 26, 2007 | Staff report | News


Train, grader collide, killing driver

A Long County employee was killed Monday when the motor grader he was driving was struck by a train at the Simmons Cross Roads in Long County.

April 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Driver in fatal wreck charged

The driver in a fatal one-vehicle wreck in which two people were also seriously injured in Liberty County Thursday afternoon has been charged in the incident.

April 24, 2007 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


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SPLOST promotions start with breakfast

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.

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


Ludowici may fine for trash cans left out

Trash-can placement was an issue raised at Tuesday's monthly Ludowici City Council meeting.

September 13, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


United Way sets goals, touts volunteers

The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

September 12, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Woman dies from injuries in wreck

The woman injured Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle accident that involved a school bus has died.

September 10, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


New city judge, prosecutor sworn in

Newly appointed Municipal Court Judge Kenneth Pangburn and prosecuting attorney Richard E. Braun Jr. took their respective oaths of office Tuesday afternoon in the Hinesville Room at city hall.

September 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Coastal communities get state block grants

Four coastal Georgia communities recently were awarded community-development grants from the state totaling nearly $1.9 million.

September 05, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Democrats open campaign HQ here

A small, enthusiastic group gathered Saturday for the grand opening of the Liberty County Democrats' campaign office in Hinesville.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Rotary learns about Live Oak Libraries' offerings

The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted Christy Divine, marketing and development director and foundation manager for Live Oak Public Libraries, at its regular meeting Tuesday.

September 03, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | News


Certain bacteria levels up in area waters

The Coastal Resource Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources routinely sends out health advisories when coastal waters are found to be contaminated.

September 03, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


GBI probes Bryan probation office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.

September 02, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


$500,000 grant to Ludowici for water, sewer

The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.

August 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Pets cause problems between people

Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:

August 29, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Long BoE increases meal prices

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 28, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Long County BoE recognizes teachers of year, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.

August 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Mayor makes plea for SPEA comments

Mayor Jim Thomas talked Thursday about the importance of everyone in Hinesville and Liberty County relaying their thoughts on the potential loss of troops from Fort Stewart.

August 25, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


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