DNA from three individuals was found on the trigger of the weapon used to kill Pfc. John Carrillo and Pfc. Gebrah Noonan and seriously wound Pfc. Jeffrey Shonk, according to Rachael Keenan, a biologist with the Army's Criminal Investigation Division.
Post-traumatic stress disorder could be in for a name change as some Army and Department of Veterans Affairs officials push to redefine its diagnosis as an injury, rather than a disorder.
Liberty County residents can now sign up for discounts on prescriptions and some other medical expenses after a commission vote Tuesday.
A request for a mistrial by attorneys for Spc. Neftaly Platero was denied Wednesday morning by military judge Lt. Col. Tiernan Dolan.
The defense team for Spc. Neftaly Platero said Army investigators "lost their objectivity" during the investigation of the shootings that occurred Sept. 23, 2010, at Camp Fallujah in Iraq. Platero's murder trial/court-marshal began Monday on Fort Stewart.
Thousands of homes and businesses in Liberty and Long counties lost power during Monday's sudden thunderstorms, according to Greg Davis, dispatcher with Canoochee Electric Membership Corporation, and John Kraft, spokesman for Georgia Power.
Area homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless will have an opportunity Saturday to connect with service providers who can help them in their time of need, as well as get information about emergency shelter, employment, health care and veterans services.
Proposed changes to Hinesville's ordinance on digital signs could affect the size, location and brightness of the billboards.
Hinesville's Diversity Health Center soon was receive a hurricane preparedness medical pack, just in time for hurricane season that starts today and runs through Nov. 1. The pack contains enough medicines and supplies to treat 100 patients for three to five days after a hurricane.
After four years' preparation, Bradwell Institute released 407 new graduates into the real world during commencement exercises Saturday evening at Liberty High School's Donell Woods Stadium.
It's been called a storm, but officials are talking more about Beryl's beneficial rain than any damage in this area.
Brooke Childers, district representative for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's Savannah office, gets a lot of requests for assistance for help with problems with federal agencies.
Frank Cochran Drive is now officially Veterans Parkway. A dedication ceremony for the renaming of the parkway was conducted Thursday morning by city and county officials, as well as representatives of several veterans' organizations. Following a welcome by Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Director Leah Poole, Hinesville City Councilman and Hinesville Military Affairs Committee Chairman David Anderson talked about the nearly 17-year effort to get a street named in honor of veterans in a community ...
A Veterans Memorial Walk is planned for Hinesville's Bryant Commons. City officials joined members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee Thursday to discuss the memorial, which will honor all Liberty County veterans who've died for our country, beginning with the American Revolution to the current conflict.
A proposed sales tax for transportation is necessary if the state's highway system is to be improved, former state Rep. and House Majority Leader Jerry Keen told members of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at an Eggs & Issues Breakfast on Tuesday in the Liberty County School System's bus maintenance building.
Commercial and residential developments are growing in Liberty County, and the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission is preparing and planning for it.
Long County's newly elected board of commissioners has asked the U.S. Marine Corps for federal funds to offset the loss of tax revenue from nearly 21,000 acres that would become part of the proposed Townsend Bombing Range expansion.
The Hinesville City Council heard, discussed and decided on 23 action and information items during Thursday's meeting, which lasted three hours.
Many folks who attend church rarely - or not at all - tell me Christians don't know how to have fun.
Maj. Gen. John M. Murray will take command of the 3rd Infantry Division later this summer, according to a Monday release by the chief of staff of the Army.
During Thursday's three-hour meeting, the Hinesville City Council approved a rezoning request by Obro Inc. for local attorney Joel Osteen, and a site layout and traffic-circulation plan for a mixed-use development.
During Thursday's special meeting for the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee, members agreed to continue plans and discussions for a fundraising event to raise money and awareness for the Veterans Memorial Walk at Bryant Commons.
The Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau hosted a workshop for tourism professionals June 4-5 at Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.
Public works contractor CH2MHILL/OMI was hit with a phone-scam attack in late April that tied up their phone system for two days, preventing it from making or receiving legitimate calls, OMI Director Gregg Higgins said.
Hinesville will host the third annual Project Homeless Connect from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Community Center, 1370 Shaw Road, next to Lyman Hall Elementary School.
The Coastal Area District Development Authority, a local nonprofit certified development company, has partnered with the National Association of Development Companies and the Small Business Administration to develop a business lending program that focuses on veterans.
I don't like Brussels sprouts. These tiny cabbages look like swollen, green eyeballs and taste about the way I'd expect a swollen, green eyeball to taste.
To help local residents prepare for this year's hurricane season, which began Saturday, the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency observed Hurricane Preparedness Week from May 25-June 1.
A local food drive held at Bradwell Institute's gymnasium and sponsored by the Liberty County office of the United Way of the Coastal Empire gave away more than 17,000 pounds of food that included frozen turkeys, canned fruits and vegetables, bread and drinks. Area United Way Director Jennifer Darsey said a large crowd waited in the bleachers for the food to be bagged before it was distributed.
New residents have come to Hinesville, but they're not the type a community wants.
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