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Long County Newswire

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  1. Long County hires new fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Coastal Courier

    The Long County Board of Commissioners selected McIntosh County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Deverger to be the next chief of the Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Department during a called meeting Friday. Though the new department head was approved by the commissioners, the hire was not unanimous, as Commissioner Cliff DeLoach voted against the measure.

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    Thursday | The Coastal Courier

    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for July was 6.9 percent, 0.2 percentage point from 6.7 percent in June. The rate in July 2014 was 8.6 percent.

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  3. Sound off for Aug. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Coastal Courier

    ... would be nice, would make a good walking trail, beautify Hinesville, at least on the west side. This is to the Long County commissioners. I see where you all are opening applications back again for the fire-chief job in Long County. I believe you ...

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  4. Long County opens seas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Coastal Courier

    The Long County High School football team opens its 2015 regular season Friday against Tattnall County in Reidsville. The year also ushers in a new era for the Blue Tide, with new head coach Eric McNair heading up the team.

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  5. Long County rolls on, tops Liberty 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Coastal Courier

    Long County continued to roll Monday, picking up its fourth win in a row by beating Liberty County 4-0 in high-school softball action in Ludowici. The game was scoreless through 2 innings, but in the bottom of the third, the Lady Tide scored two runs off three hits and two errors by the Lady Panthers.

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  6. Long County's Night Out draws crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Coastal Courier

    Long County deputies demonstrate how a K-9 dog can disable a person after firing a pistol during National Night Out on Aug. 14. Long County held its National Night Out on Aug. 14 with a large crowd on hand to enjoy the evening. The annual event, which is designed to bring citizens and law enforcement together, was sponsored by the Long County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. Ludowici mayor aims at deserted mobile homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Coastal Courier

    ... the attention of the city's mayor. During the Aug. 11 Ludowici City Council meeting, Mayor James Fuller told Long County Chief Code Enforcement Officer John Bradley that he wants to begin the steps to clean up several deserted mobile homes in the ...

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  8. Lady Tide 5-3 after 3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Coastal Courier

    Long County shortstop Bailey Harrison fields the ball against Brunswick on Aug. 12th. The Lady Blue Tide fell 9-4 to the Lady Pirates but still are 5-3 overall.

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  9. LRMC pledges $125,000 for STC nursing programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Coastal Courier

    Savannah Technical College board member Donald Lovette and college president Dr. Kathy Love , accept a $125,000 pledge from Liberty County Hospital Authority Chairman James Rogers during the Authority's monthly meeting Tuesday. Board members of the Liberty Regional Medical Center's Hospital Authority gave a check Tuesday afternoon to representatives of Savannah Technical College, pledging to donate $125,000 over five years to help the college's efforts to expand its nursing-education program.

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  10. Long County lowers fire insurance ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Coastal Courier

    Long County Assitant Fire Chief Shawn Smith said the department will continue to work to lower the risk rate even more. Long County homeowners received good news last week, when the results from a recent Insurance Services Office inspection dropped the county's risk rating.

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  11. Lady Tide 4-2 after Two Weeks of ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Lady Tide went 1-2 for the week now posting a 4-2 overall record. After a scorching start last week where the Long County High School softball team went 3-0, the Lady Tide tapered down this week by going 1-2. On Tuesday Long County's winning ways ...

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  12. Prisoners may build Long County animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Coastal Courier

    State and local officials met recently in Ludowici to discuss funding options for a proposed animal rescue shelter in Long County. State officials, who met with Sheriff Craig Nobles and commission Chairman Dwight Gordon, included Department of Corrections Board members Bob Plemons and Wayne Dasher, and State Rep. Jeff Jones, R-Brunswick, who represents the 167th District.

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  13. news and sports for Fort Stewart, Hinesville and LudowiciRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The Coastal Courier

    I think Long County will make a strong run for the playoffs this year. They have a wealth of talent and Coach McNair have those young men hearts pumping ice.

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  14. Lady Tide falls to Bryan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Coastal Courier

    Despite Harley Dawson's 12 strikeouts, as reported on Game Changer, the Long County Lady Blue Tide fell 5-3 against Bryan County Thursday in Ludowici. The Lady Tide is 4-2 overll and 1-1 in Region 2-AA.

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  15. Student graduate, make honors listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Coastal Courier

    Area students who recently were honored by the colleges they attend include: Craig graduates cum laude from Georgia State Brandee Nicole Craig, a 2011 graduate of Bradwell Institute, graduated cum laude from Georgia State University on May 9. She received a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in clinical health informatics. Craig was a member of three academic-honor societies - Alpha Lambda Delta, Delta Epsilon Iota and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

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  16. Long County fire chief applicants to be interviewed soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Coastal Courier

    The Long County Board of Commissioners still is looking over applicants for the full-time fire-chief job to replace former Chief Richard Truman, who is currently disabled. The commissioners voted Tuesday evening to approve Gary Fairchild as a part-time paid firefighter with the Ludowici-Long County Volunteer Fire Department during the meeting.

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    Saturday Aug 8 | The Coastal Courier

    ... to the event and providing monitored pony rides to the kids - Juan Fabian, Joseph Kelly and Robbie Bacon - and Long County Commissioner Willie Thompson. Thanks to Shawntell Greene of T.E.L.L. and the NAACP for setting up informational booths as ...

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  18. Long County Library hosts Business After HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Coastal Courier

    About 30 people attended the Business after Hours event on July 14 at the Long County Library. Attendees learned about the record number of library users and what the library offers in terms of services and programs.

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  19. Long County fire chief search continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Coastal Courier

    From left, Long County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dwight Gordon and Commissioners Gerald Blocker and Robert Long talk after the commissioners' meeting Tuesday evening at the Long County Courthouse in Ludowici. The Long County Board of Commissioners still is looking over applicants for the full-time Long County fire chief job to replace former Chief Richard Truman, who is currently disabled.

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  20. Better Know a Freshman: Chidi Valentine-OkekeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | And The Valley Shook

    Some men are gifted with unnatural abilities. Size, strength, speed, athleticism, intelligence, looks, charm... we're all aware of those who are more #blessed than we.

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