One man was killed, one injured in a single-vehicle accident in Long County Saturday night.
SAVANNAH - Imperial Sugar Co. and managers of its Georgia refinery ignored known dangers of explosive dust for decades before a chain of dust-fueled fireballs erupted at the plant last year and killed 14 people, investigators said in a report Thursday.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board, which investigates industrial accidents, said it found written warnings of explosive dust hazards in refinery memos from the 1960s and that the deaths likely could have been prevented by routine housekeeping.
A man found submerged in a creek behind his home near Midway Thursday evening has been identified as Thomas Eugene Grier, 76, according to a Liberty County Sheriff Department incident report.
Col. Edward Kertis, commander of the Savannah district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was preparing to send more than 200 pounds of toys and school supplies to his son, an infantry officer with the 25th infantry division serving in Iraq.
Jim Blake's shopping center is a family affair that combines retail know-how with an entrepreneurial flair to bring new options to shoppers between Walthourville and the edge of Hinesville.
At its annual conference in Savannah, the Georgia Economic Developers Association named Anna Chafin, director of marketing and research for the Liberty County Development Authority, to its board of directors.
The Hinesville/Fort Stewart Post Office recently earned a five-star rating as part of the U.S. Postal Service's new five-star customer service program. Ratings are based on surveys by The Gallup Organization.
Federal stimulus funds are now available to help Liberty and Long County landowners establish longleaf pine forests on storm-damaged woodland areas in need of reforestation.
We had to do a map project that was all about learning how to understand different maps. We had to look at the population of the states, the Great Lakes and the number of representatives from each state. We also learned about the average family, and the number of kids 18 and under in the U.S.
Mya Gilliard's media festival project, "Mya's Top 10 States" won at the International Media Festival. It also was voted judges' favorite and best of festival. She is the daughter of Pete and Vivian Gilliard, and is in Dr. Mattie Brown's fourth-grade class at Jordye Bacon Elementary.
First-grader Semari Shepard from Tania Daughtry's class checks out Button Gwinnett Elementary School's first library book of the school year. Helping her is Anttonia Hofmann, library aide. The BGE media center is anticipating a busy and exciting year for students, parents and staff. All classes have visited to tour the library and check out books. The BGE Web site lists upcoming events for students at the center as well as other useful information. Visit http://www.liberty.k12.ga.us/bge
The preceding seven articles have discussed the Georgia Performance Goals and Indicators and where we are as a system in meeting the targets.
Gov. Sonny Perdue's announcement that Mitsubishi is going to build a manufacturing facility in Pooler is welcome news on the economic front for neighboring Chatham County - and indeed, the region.
You've probably already thought about how you'd like to share your assets with relatives, friends and favorite charities when you're gone, whether it's money you've saved, your home, or family heirlooms you want to pass along to the next generation.
This column is not intended for true confessions, but I have one to make to you. I am artistically challenged. I can't draw. I ...
First it was "Ghostbusters." Then it was "Pete's Dragon." Now "Ben-Hur" is the third movie this summer to get the reimagining treatment for contemporary ...
The Liberty County High School FFA chapter has received a Living to Serve Grant to help fund one of its community service projects.
It's generally considered impolite to take pleasure in other people's misfortunes, but sometimes you have to make an exception.
With just three days remaining until the "Election of the Century," the stress amongst the good folks of the Valley was considerable.
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.
Invitations to events are given most every day. Graduations, weddings, parties etc.
BRUNSWICK - Paul Spencer Ruble, 63, a doctor from Thomson, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court before Chief U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood ...
Tropical Storm Gaston may become the third named hurricane of 2016 over the next week but poses no threat to Coastal Georgia, according to the ...
Lawyers, like kids, can say the darnedest things. That was proven during a recent hearing in Atlanta regarding an appeal by environmental groups of a ...
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The Georgia Department announced Highway 57 will be closed at the railroad crossing between Northwest Railroad Street and Southwest Railroad Street for three days beginning ...
Riceboro is getting a $1 million loan for the city's McIntosh County well project, the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority said Tuesday. The city also ...