Survey crews finished up this week at Liberty County Regional Medical Center's new emergency services headquarters building. Site design still is being worked out, according to EMS Director Jim Turner.
After previous hesitations, the Liberty County Development Authority unanimously decided to contract with Strategic Business Solutions Unlimited for work on a minority and women business enterprise initiative.
"Make no mistake about this, oil prices are going to go back up," U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack warned Monday afternoon during a public forum in Ludowici.
Bankruptcy seems to be unwelcomed, but still an alternative for the "credit heavy," according Raven Owen, housing counselor with JCVision & Associates.
"This is the classic thing: No news is good news," Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, said Friday afternoon.
The beginning of the swine flu outbreak had Liberty County Health Department Administrator Deidre Howell giving up shaking hands and going to fist bumps, popularized by President Obama.
Local resident Shvonna Hearn is pushing for public transit to serve the county's most needy.
Liberty County commissioners continue to mull over an ordinance restricting riding four-wheelers on public roads.
The transit system may soon be available to everyone, regardless of where they live in Liberty County.
"I just have to say, I love the traffic circle in Hinesville," said Verdell Jones, representing the school board and hospital authority at last week's county planning workshop.
Public safety may have been on the minds of Liberty County commissioners as they gave a proposed four-wheeler ordinance a second read during their meeting yesterday.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - As facilitators tried to close the countywide planning workshop Friday on St. Simons Island, Liberty County officials let it be known they weren't quite finished hashing out issues.
Federal stimulus dollars - to the tune of $1.4 million - will take 500 young people from the couch to the work force this summer.
ST. SIMON'S ISLAND - "We're getting a lot under economic development," facilitator Denise Grabowski said as she added another sub-head to the growing list of issues facing Liberty County.
Leah Hayes of Hinesville favored thousands of baseball fans during the Sand Gnats season opener game April 12.