More than 30 children, their foster parents and eight members of the Hinesville Rotary Club gathered Thursday for their annual gift-giving event, casually known as their Bobby Brown Christmas Party.
Months of blogging and community chatter about the state of Bradwell Institute football culminated in a request for the resignation of head coach Jim Walsh Jr. on Tuesday night before the Liberty County Board of Education.
While the world economic crunch has rippled through businesses and slashed income for some, its effects also have been making their way to an organization aimed to buffer families from poverty: the Division of Family and Children Services.
The Liberty County Board of Education during its Tuesday meeting approved a host of bids and contracts for capital improvements and projects, including the performing arts center renovation contract and the conceptual plans for the next step in Bradwell Institute renovations.
A German tea company has signed a three-year lease slated to begin March 1 inside Hinesville Technology Park, one of the industrial properties owned by the Liberty County Development Authority.
Snelson-Golden Middle School and Joseph Martin Elementary School were both under lockdown for a short time Wednesday morning after a nearby resident reported a suspicious person in the area. A resident near Lakeview Drive reported to Hinesville Police Department that a man walking around the neighborhood was carrying something that resembled a gun case, according to HPD Maj. Julian Hodges. Hodges said around 11:45 a.m. that while the police were not able ...
Liberty Countians and visitors got a chance to learn the history of Fort Morris and the Midway Museum while celebrating the holidays on Saturday.
Call it a face-lift, a transformation or even an "Extreme Makeover: Print Edition" - the Coastal Courier will unveil a sleek, new look Friday.
While holiday treats give Americans an excuse to loosen their waistbands each year, experts are reminding shoppers that it still is an important time to tighten their belts.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners during its meeting Tuesday approved a 120-day extension to an existing moratorium on Internet sweepstakes cafés.
Past winters have been especially cold for Riceboro resident Nancy James. James, a senior citizen who said her electricity bills average $300 in cold months, once bundled up with blankets and ran her stove to chase the seasonal chill out of her home. Now, thanks to the generosity of two area businesses, James has a new heating and air-conditioning unit and can look forward to spending her nights in warmth - with significantly less fire ...
Seventy years ago today, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes descended upon Pearl Harbor, the American naval base not far from Honolulu, Hawaii - an attack that altered the face of history.
With Santa's home visits drawing nearer, "elves" throughout the community are continuing a final push to make this year's Toys for Tots drive an all-encompassing success.
While children made merry at Christmas in the Park on Monday evening, nearby businesses operated under extended hours for the second day of downtown Hinesville's Holiday Open Houses.
Though the evening drew to a close with a live rendition of "Silent Night," Monday evening in downtown Hinesville was anything but silent.
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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