Liberty County Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones asked the city of Hinesville for help collecting delinquent personal property taxes that business owners may owe on their business' equipment and inventory.
Fort Stewart is installing cameras and scanners at post gates to prepare for bringing its new Automated Installation Entry system online in February.
Nine local residents will become the Hinesville Police Department's eyes on the street once they graduate from the department's Citizens Academy next week.
The Community and Veterans Coordination Committee raised a decades-old discussion last week during a Hinesville Military Affairs Committee meeting about finding a location for a proposed veterans memorial.
The city of Hinesville currently is developing a new mosquito control program that will include improved methods of trapping and tracking mosquitoes.
For one group of residents, it's not too soon to start planning for the Christmas holidays, including procuring colored lights for Hinesville's live Christmas tree in Bradwell Park.
One man's combat journal kept during the first battle of Fallujah has become his brother's theatrical mission.
City officials continue to whittle down a proposed budget for fiscal year 2012. City council members met with city administrators and several department heads Thursday for another all-day budget workshop.
Entering the civilian job market when an estimated 14 million Americans are out of work can be an unsettling prospect. But some of the job-search pressure was lifted Wednesday for more than 500 transitioning soldiers, veterans, retirees and military spouses during a career expo at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart. The expo is hosted on post by CivilianJobs.com each spring and fall.
A scene familiar in third-world countries is being played out right here in Liberty County. Local residents are going hungry. Scores of people, some elderly and infirm, some mothers with young children, lined up to receive bagged groceries during a mobile food pantry Thursday in Midway.
Victor Wainwright and the WildRoots band are based in Memphis, Tenn., but Wainwright's roots are local. The Savannah native and his band will headline the Blues & BBQ festival Saturday in downtown Hinesville, confirmed Chris Dent, Fort Stewart Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation special events coordinator.
The ninth Hinesville Blues & BBQ festival was saved from potential cancellation at the 11th hour by Hinesville Area Arts Council partners Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, according to event organizers.
Liberty County, along with other counties across Georgia, has missed the state's Aug. 1 tax digest submission deadline due, in part, to a new tax law, Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones said. Jones said the tax assessor's office is responsible for preparing and taking the digest to Atlanta for submittal.
Fort Stewart soldier Capt. Jonathan Manley, wife Stephanie and daughters Savannah, 9, Cloe, 4, and Bristol, 19 months, are among the first military families to move into Marne View, a 94-unit family housing development for officers. The Manleys, Fort Stewart officials and Balfour Beatty Communities executives cut the ribbon on Marne View on Friday. Balfour Beatty built the three- and four-bedroom, two and a half bath duplex homes.
In 2009 and 2010 Hinesville's popular OktoberFest drew record crowds to the city's downtown. City officials said the festival will not be held this year because the authentic German entertainment the event is known for could not be obtained.