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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


Teen killed in ATV crash

A Long County teen died Thursday from injuries he received in a four-wheeler wreck on Rye Patch Road, according to authorities.

April 24, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


City to consider traffic light cameras

Hinesville drivers may soon see the implementation of red-light cameras to curb careless commuting.

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


County discusses finances, construction

Finances, environmental concerns, community programs and construction projects were the key topics discussed this week during the Liberty County Commission meeting.

April 21, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Hinesville man lives to talk about plane crash

"I'm still alive," was the first thought that came to Hinesville resident Steven Carter Tuesday evening after he crashed his small plane in a field about two mile off Pate Rogers Road in the Fleming community.

April 21, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Man who grabbed charity jar here caught

A Florida man allegedly responsible for a multi-jurisdictional chase through Liberty County and Jasper County, S.C. Monday was arrested early Wednesday morning in Laurens County.

April 21, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Kingston voted Online Politician of Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet has honored U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston with its "People's Choice Award for Online Politician of the Year" during a ceremony here.

April 21, 2007 | Special to the Courier | News


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Harris Neck descendants hope to lease ancestral land

Descendants of the original 70-plus African-American families who had their property taken through eminent domain in 1942 are hoping the government will agree to their recent requests to lease a portion of their ancestral lands.

February 09, 2015 | By Patty Leon | News


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