High boating traffic is expected this July Fourth holiday as thousands of boaters will be out on the water enjoying the holiday with family and friends.
Editor, On the afternoon of June 20, my quiet neighborhood of Sharon, Lesa and Elaine streets bordering the usually serene Irene B. Thomas Park was basically "occupied" by a large, loud motorcycle group. I called the Hinesville Police Department and was informed by the HPD that about four or five people called about this incident. The motorcycle group involved about 30-40 motorcycles and had two individuals on private property on Sharon Street near the park entrance videotaping their entrance. Thankfully, the Hinesville police responded in force, and the "occupying force" quieted down and left in an orderly manner.
Under a new state law that went into effect Wednesday, Georgians are no longer limited to having only sparkler-type illuminations.
Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell recently recognized several members of his department during Police Officer Appreciation Week.
Looking for something to do to celebrate Independence Day? Here is a list of events taking place in the area:
Students who made the honor roll at Snelson-Golden Middle School in the final nine weeks were:
Several students from our area have earned honors at college:
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You won't often see so many history-making events crammed into such a small period of time, but that was the case last week with three huge stories breaking in a little less than 30 hours - a bonanza for those of us who work in the news industry.
Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill's first season with the Tigers didn't go exactly like he planned, as the Tigers went 0-10.
Today, sales of fireworks become legal in Georgia.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will be playing for the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League, according to sixers.com.
High-school baseball gives kids opportunities to learn the game and play at a competitive level. However, a school season is limited to only a couple of months, and most teams don't have the staff to offer players the specific individualized training that makes them more marketable to college teams.
Howdy, friends and neighbors all around the coastal area. Hope everyone is staying cool and hydrated.
The Liberty County Recreation Department Mite boys' All-Star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association District 2 Championship June 23 in Waycross.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6.6 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from 6.5 percent in May. The rate in June 2014 was 8.3 percent.
George and Babs Holtzman of Hinesville have achieved the 2014 National Conference Award given by Allstate Insurance Company. The Holtzmans are former owners of Holtzman Insurance Agency in Hinesville.
Maj. Gen. James Rainey will assume command of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield from Maj. Gen. Mike Murray during a change of command ceremony Saturday at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
Katlynn Peacock of Jesup and Jamie McCartney Jr. of Hinesville have announced their engagement.
One of my favorite movies is "The Book of Eli." In the movie, Denzel Washington portrays a lone, nomad warrior in a post-apocalyptic world who is told by a voice to deliver a mysterious book to a safe location on the West Coast.
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Usually, when we picture streams, we are thinking more of a pastoral landscape.
North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.
A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part for its summer league championship.
The Liberty County School System will host a swearing-in ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for Dr. Yvette Keel, who recently won a special election to fill the District 6 Board of Education seat vacated by Sampie Smith.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Hinesville man during a reported robbery in the parking lot of a post office Saturday night.
Children with seizure disorders have led the initial wave of patients registered for medical marijuana use in Georgia, state officials said Tuesday.
As national obesity rates have risen in the last 20 years, overweight and obese adolescents are now less likely to accurately perceive their body weight, according to a recent study at Georgia Southern University.
It might be hard for most parents (and definitely kids) to believe, but the end of summer break is right around the corner.