Coastal Empire Soldier Killed in Iraq

The violence continues in Iraq, this time hitting close to home. A Coastal Empire soldier was killed last week. Now, funeral arrangements are being made for PFC William Strange. He graduated from Swainsboro High School in Emanuel County and joined the Army just last year. He was killed Friday in an explosion in Baghdad.

The 19-year-old had been assigned to the 91st Engineer Battalion of the First Cavalry out of Fort Hood, Texas.