Health care reform took front seat at another town hall meeting this week. State Reps. Al Williams, D-Midway, and Ron Stephens, R-Garden City, answered questions and listened to comments Thursday evening in the courthouse annex. "As a taxpayer here in Liberty County, I'm having to foot the bill for, usually, able-bodied individuals… and it cuts like a knife," Philip Parham said. "You're not going to find too many people [who] are fudging the system," Williams ...
School-aged kids aren't the only ones with attendance policies and anyone in a Liberty County public office who misses three meetings in a row may have to give up their seat.
Liberty County commissioners approved just under $700,000 to remodel the records center, coming in under budget, which was $1.2 million of taxpayer money from SPLOST reserved for the project.
Everyone may soon be getting a shot in the arm for protection against swine flu as health insurance providers and public health officials prepare for a national vaccine program.
JESUP - "Now, you can see what the intensity level is about this… and I welcome all points of view," U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, said before hundreds of people at Wednesday's town hall meeting here on health care reform.
Like workers in GM and Chrysler car dealers earlier this year, postal workers across the country held their breaths Monday to see if their office was on a closure list.
Though under a new name, the annual air show at MidCoast Regional Airport is still a go and planners aim to draw as much local and regional interest as possible.
Liberty County residents joined hundreds of thousands of other car buyers recently, flocking to vehicle lots to take advantage of the government-sponsored Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) or "cash for clunkers."
It took eight years, but a local man's dream to showcase a Liberty County asset and to allow generations to come to enjoy it has become reality.
The public may not be hearing a lot about the latest confirmed cases of swine flu, but the pandemic remains a threat.
Liberty County - at least its industrial authority - is not playing to lose and a $75 million federal handout won't replace members' hopes for an additional Fort Stewart brigade.
Teachers are not the only victims to the furloughs and budget cuts plaguing the state. At an estimated $900 million in the hole, Governor Sonny Perdue called on everyone to pick up a shovel to help dig the state out of the deficit. And every state employee is being asked to take three days without pay during the rest of the calendar year until December. In addition, state agencies also need to cut their budgets ...
One pint at a time, Liberty County residents may have saved more than 100 lives Wednesday. According to the Red Cross' Web site, a single blood donation can help save the lives of up to three people and the Heritage Bank hosted a blood drive Wednesday that drew more than 40 people who each donated a pint of blood. "Our goal for the drive was 25 pints, 25 good donors," said marketing director John ...
Costs to provide health care for uninsured patients are rising, according to a report given at Tuesday's Liberty County Hospital Authority meeting by Liberty Regional Medical Center CFO Sam Johnson.
Furniture and office equipment in the old Liberty Elementary School is going once, going twice and will be sold to the highest bidder.