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Hinesville police: Teen drives vehicle into tree

Hinesville police: Teen drives vehicle into tree

A vehicle accident sent two to the hospital after a 13-year-old driver slammed a vehicle into a tree in Hinesville, police said. 

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Posted: mar. 29, 2015 3:51 p.m.
Local boys compete in 4-H competition

Local boys compete in 4-H competition

Levi and Peyton Mixon have worked on their family farm all their lives. Farming is very hard work, but the fourth- and sixth-grade boys will tell you farming can be fun.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 4:06 p.m.
Variations to sloppy Joes are endless

Variations to sloppy Joes are endless

The kid in me still loves sloppy Joes.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 3:57 p.m.
Faith Baptist gym closed

Faith Baptist gym closed

The gymnasium at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici has been closed, according to Long County Fire Marshal Shawn Smith.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 10:46 a.m.
Ludowici Council modifies code

Ludowici Council modifies code

Ludowici City Council modified the city’s land development code at its March 10 meeting and learned the following week that a requested easement for the proposed McDonald’s/Flash Foods had been approved.

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Posted: mar. 25, 2015 9:51 a.m. | Updated: mar. 26, 2015 7:00 a.m.
Spring is the time for nominating, brightening and more cleaning

Spring is the time for nominating, brightening and more cleaning

Spring is such a lovely time of the year. The flowers and green grass and budding trees really make up for the brown, bare, dormant look of winter.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2015 6:12 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2015 7:00 a.m.
Williams finalist in national contest

Williams finalist in national contest

Soprano soloist Chary Williams from Hinesville has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 National Young Artist Competition, hosted by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2015 6:05 p.m. | Updated: mar. 23, 2015 8:00 p.m.
6 graduate from Liberty Co. DUI Court Program

6 graduate from Liberty Co. DUI Court Program

Six participants of the DUI Court Program, offered by Liberty County DUI Court, graduated in a special ceremony Wednesday at the Liberty County Justice Center.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2015 10:23 a.m. | Updated: mar. 23, 2015 3:30 p.m.
RH voters to decide Sunday package sales

RH voters to decide Sunday package sales

Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let voters decide whether they want Sunday package sales of alcohol in the city limits.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2015 11:11 a.m.
Hinesville becoming barbecue country

Hinesville becoming barbecue country

Hinesville is rapidly becoming the go-to place for barbecue.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2015 4:14 p.m.
Fuel mix up slows city fleet

Fuel mix up slows city fleet

A mix-up by a fuel transport company temporarily disabled 13 Hinesville vehicles Wednesday.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2015 3:37 p.m.
Liberty County EMA recognizes local hero

Liberty County EMA recognizes local hero

Local resident Edwardo Zapata was enjoying an afternoon with his son Edwardo Jr. Friday, Feb. 27. But when he saw a man waving for help from where he was standing in the marsh some 400 feet from shore, he acted quickly and helped save the man’s life.

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Posted: mar. 17, 2015 1:45 p.m.
Liberty County school board hears elementary school rezoning proposals

Liberty County school board hears elementary school rezoning proposals

Attendance zone lines at three Liberty County schools could be redrawn to better balance their student populations.

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Posted: mar. 17, 2015 1:28 p.m.
Long buys building for 911 center

Long buys building for 911 center

The Long County Commission has agreed to buy a building in Ludowici to bring 911 service back to the county.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 4:02 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2015 10:30 a.m.
Work starting on new library

Work starting on new library

Ground is to be broken for a new public library in Hinesville at 11 a.m. Friday next to the current library, across Memorial Drive from where the new Armstrong State University Liberty Center is going up.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 3:50 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2015 6:00 a.m.
TUMBLEBUS

TUMBLEBUS

The TUMBLEBUS held a ribbon-cutting Feb. 27 at its location, 908 S. Main St., suite 104 in Hinesville.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 1:30 p.m. | Updated: mar. 16, 2015 5:00 p.m.
Long County officials go to capital to talk issues

Long County officials go to capital to talk issues

Three Long County commissioners and other officials traveled to the state capital Feb. 9 to discuss local issues with state representatives.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 11:45 a.m. | Updated: mar. 16, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Web series set for Liberty County in fall

Web series set for Liberty County in fall

A web series that bills itself as a 2,000-mile trivia game and road rally that also publicizes the hunt for missing children, is expected to liven up Liberty County next fall.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 11:41 a.m. | Updated: mar. 16, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Solomon making small strides from accident

Solomon making small strides from accident

Hundreds of well-wishers are forming prayer chains for William Solomon, a former Liberty County Sheriff’s Office deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority officer who was injured March 2.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 10:41 a.m. | Updated: mar. 16, 2015 10:43 a.m.
Bryant Commons opened as City Park

Bryant Commons opened as City Park

It’s been years in the making, but the 150-acre home site of former state Sen. Glenn Bryant is now a city park. Community leaders gathered at the park’s amphitheater Saturday morning for a ribbon-cutting.

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Posted: mar. 11, 2015 12:19 p.m.
‘Midnight Rider’ death trials over

‘Midnight Rider’ death trials over

JESUP — The manslaughter trial for the death of a camera assistant helping shoot a movie about Gregg Allman ended before the jury even was selected Monday in Wayne County Superior Court.

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Posted: mar. 11, 2015 9:48 a.m.
City recognizes heroic action of HPD officer

City recognizes heroic action of HPD officer

Mayor Jim Thomas, city council members and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier recognized a HPD officer Thursday for what they called earlier heroic actions.

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Posted: mar. 11, 2015 9:44 a.m.
Asphalt contractor rips up, re-paves part of Bright’s Lake Road

Asphalt contractor rips up, re-paves part of Bright’s Lake Road

East Coast Asphalt made short work of repairs needed to complete its contract to pave Bright’s Lake Road early Monday.

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Posted: mar. 11, 2015 9:31 a.m.
Lawmakers honor 3rd ID

Lawmakers honor 3rd ID

ATLANTA -- The Rock of the Marne met the Georgia General Assembly pm Monday as state lawmakers read a resolution on the House floor proclaiming March 9 as Third Infantry Division Day.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2015 6:46 p.m.
Plea reached before jury selection

Plea reached before jury selection

JESUP -- The manslaughter trial for the death of a camera assistant helping shoot a movie about Gregg Allman ended before the jury was even selected Monday in Wayne County Superior Court.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2015 2:23 p.m.
County to be featured in 'adventu-rally' series

County to be featured in 'adventu-rally' series

The Geechee Kunda Cultural Center, along with several other historic Liberty County sites, will be featured in an upcoming season of “The Fireball Run,” according to Jim Bacote, Geechee Kunda site director.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2015 10:10 a.m. | Updated: mar. 09, 2015 11:00 a.m.

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