The Liberty County Development Authority likes to be "liked." That's the consensus the authority board came to Monday when it adopted a policy to govern its social networking presence. The topic arose after a citizen last week attempted to share a link to a controversial blog on the Courier's site that questions how LCDA staff spends the entity's money. John Spradley, a Hinesville business owner who has sought public office in the past, posted a ...
For 124 students competing in the sixth annual Liberty County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl last Friday, the devil was in the details.
The Liberty County Commission took little action Thursday, but members discussed proposed revisions to county building and zoning codes, a contractor preference policy and a personnel policy revision.
Don't expect slapstick, slams or shockers when four comedians take the stage Saturday night at the Hinesville VFW.
Work is drawing to a close on paving maintenance and improvements at three area middle schools.
After two weeks of voluntary quarantine due to canine distemper, the Liberty Humane Shelter plans to reopen Thursday.
This year promises to be a busy one in terms of area elections. Along with this year's presidential, congressional and state legislature elections, voters also will weigh in on who controls government at the county level. Three seats on the Liberty County board of education districts 1, 2 and 3 as well as districts 4, 5 and 6 for the board of commissioners will be left to voters, along with a host of other elected ...
The Liberty County Board of Education approved a change order for Olvey Field phase two work and increased the number of maintenance personnel traveling to an out-of-state conference during its Tuesday meeting.
Think before acting. Live your dreams. Dare to try; dream sky-high. Inspired by the legacy of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., these are messages of wisdom imparted by upper-elemen- tary school students in Liberty County. The messages were spread in posters, essays and coloring sheets with the theme "Our History, Our Choices, Our Future," according to Nicole Carter, a Waldo Pafford Elementary School fourth-grade teacher who is on the Liberty ...
Residents may notice change along Highway 84 across from Kroger in coming months, as the 1970 building that was home to Hinesville Professional Eye Care was demolished Thursday.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Liberty County School System are working together to find the person - or people - responsible for vandalizing two schools and damaging $21,887 worth of technology gear in Midway over the weekend.
When the Hinesville City Council held its first meeting of the year Thursday, it spent a significant amount of time discussing an old issue: the occupancy status of Tekilla Rose Bar and Grill.
Although First Presbyterian Christian Academy is not the victor in Under Armour's Finding Undeniable challenge, school representatives still consider the experience a win.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners took little action during their Tuesday meeting, but they heard a host of updates on capital projects and discussed taking on a local contractor preference policy.
A local civic organization has completed about 10 percent of a daunting mission: turning shoes into water.
While much of the talk about sequestration has focused on cuts to the military and civilian employees, federal budget cuts will also impact senior citizens.
Some accounting students devote their time to learning how to steal money. And law enforcement officials have to experience tazings and pepper sprays before they can carry those items on their belts - but the way crime procedures are presented on TV is a "bunch of horse hockey."
Sixth-grade Lewis Frasier Middle School student Marcel Facey does his work as usual on a Wednesday afternoon during his fourth-period class with science teacher Jeremy Meadows.
It's been more than three weeks since my athletic activities grinded to a halt due to my sprained ankle - but I'm happy to report an adorable new distraction.
Midway Middle School placed second in its bracket for the PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycle Rally, a victory that comes a $10,000 for green improvements. "Our students, faculty and the community worked so hard this year," teacher and coordinator Joy Kennedy said. "I am so excited -- second place in the nation."
The Liberty County Board of Education decided Wednesday to interview seven superintendent candidates for the seat that becomes vacant June 1.
Controversial topics were back on the table Tuesday as the Liberty County Board of Education discussed proposed revisions to its code of conduct for the coming school year.
The Courier on Wednesday printed incorrect CCRPI scores for Long County's schools, an error that originated from variations in Georgia Department of Education data online.
Routine items handled by the Liberty County Commission last week included:
Construction began last month on a single-pole 115 kilovolt transmission line between Bryan and Liberty counties, and it's expected to pick up this summer.
When the U.S. House of Representatives convenes in 2015, Coastal Georgia will have a new representative.
They have spent Thursday mornings during the past year counting, packing and sorting thousands of meals for the Liberty County Backpack Buddies program, and 12 students from Liberty County High School's life-skills class were recognized for their efforts this week.
The Liberty County School System could use some improvement in its middle-grades performance, according to Georgia's College and Career Ready Performance Index grades released Tuesday.
Though the formal announcement came in Savannah, state Sen. Earl "Buddy" Carter announced Monday his intention to run for U.S. congress in Georgia's 1st District in Bradwell Park.
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