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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


Weapon found near High School

Liberty County Sheriff's Department and Liberty County School System officials confirmed a gun was found near the Liberty County High School campus Thursday.

May 19, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Wreck victim survived by 3 young boys

Police are still investigating the cause of an early morning crash on Airport Road that took the life of 33-year-old Brittney Ann Cassell.

May 18, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


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Environmentalist to speak at banquet

Daniel Blackman, a 2014 candidate for Georgia Public Service Commission and a leader in environmental causes in Georgia, will be the keynote speaker at the Liberty County Democratic Party's annual awards banquet Saturday, May 2, at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.

April 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | News


1,900-acre manufacturing facility sought for I-16 ‘megasite’

The recently formed Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Joint Corridor Development Authority has filed an application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a 1,904.5-acre project site to "construct a mega-site manufacturing facility" at Highway 280 and I-16, according to a public notice filed Thursday.

April 24, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten For the Coastal Courier | News


500-plus attend public hearing on proposed pipeline

RICHMOND HILL -- Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at Tuesday's public hearing at the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline Project.

April 22, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Long one of fastest growing counties

Long County was one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia last year, according to data the U.S. Census Bureau released recently.

April 13, 2015 | Staff report | News


Jury finds man guilty in Fort Stewart soldier’s death

It took a jury of eight women and four men just one hour to find Carl Evan Swain guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder for money in the 2013 killing of his brother-in-law, Army Spc. John Eubank.

March 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


Faith Baptist pastor speaks out

The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Former Walthourville police chief arrested

Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


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