Liberty County commissioners Thursday heard for a second time about Ban the Box, a campaign to make it easier for ex-cons to get jobs.
The Hinesville City Council heard a legislative update from state Rep. Al Williams during Thursday's meeting. Williams, D-Midway, told the council that as the state continues to cut its budget, the legislature will be forced to pass the cuts to local governments.
Fort Stewart's Warriors in Transition Unit can take the credit for two new athletic events at this year's Marne Week competitions, which celebrated the 3rd Infantry Division's 96th birthday.
One competition for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers during Marne Week was not athletic, but it is a sport, according to Capt. Randy Crocker, officer in charge of the second annual Marne Week BBQ Cookoff.
If my wife wasn't such a good cook, I'd be 50 pounds lighter. I'm not blaming her, though.
Wheelchair basketball is as fast-paced and even more challenging than its counterpart, according to Lt. Col. Rose Deck, commander of Fort Stewart's Warrior Transition Unit.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is getting home from Afghanistan just in time for Thanksgiving.
Liberty County's first-ever Veterans Salute kicked off at 10 a.m. Saturday with the annual Veterans Day parade through downtown Hinesville. The parade was followed by the salute at Bryant Commons, which included live entertainment, food, arts-and-crafts vendors and children's games.
Mayor Jim Thomas said his recent trip to China may bear fruit in a year or two. Thomas and Liberty County Development Authority CEO Ron Tolley went to Wuhan, China, on Oct. 14-20 for the third annual China Global Automotive Forum.
Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Col. Kirk Eggleston, commander of Stewart-Hunter Medical and Dental Activity and Winn Army Community Hospital, was the guest speaker for the Hinesville Rotary Club meeting-luncheon Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn.
My English IV teacher, Reomia Unold, said ambrosia was the food of the gods. I disagreed and told her so. She shook her head and sighed.
The community showed its support for veterans Monday, beginning with a formal Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6602. There also were discounts or free meals provided for veterans by restaurants.
Hinesville held two of three required public hearings Thursday on changing the city's property tax millage.
Local veterans' organizations led by the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will host the inaugural Veterans Salute at Saturday, Nov. 16.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
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