By a 13-vote margin, Kathy Todd won the mayoral race in Tuesday's Gum Branch municipal election.
If the boxes at local businesses are any indication, the holiday Tots for Toys drive officially is under way.
After months of quiet on a heated issue, the Liberty County Development Authority confirmed that its Laurel View water reclamation facility is not moving forward at this time.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners discussed project proposals for the East End Community Complex and a request for a county marijuana ordinance during its Tuesday meeting.
With Halloween behind them, community organizations are embracing the festive spirit this weekend to keep adults and children eager for the changing of the seasons as they look toward Thanksgiving.
Though the Liberty County Drug Abuse Resistance Education program may have fallen by the wayside, many schools celebrated national Red Ribbon Week in an effort to help students make educated decisions when facing drugs and peer pressure.
If the signs ring true, Highway 84 soon will welcome two new restaurants in buildings once occupied by Western Sizzlin and the Colleseum.
Since the inception of Occupy Wall Street, many unsatisfied Americans have been clamoring to make their voices heard, while many others quipped that they ought to quit their yammering.
From Mercer orange to Voorhees blue, many institution's colors were on display during the annual Probe College Fair on Thursday at Bradwell Institute.
While many households, businesses and governments are engaging in widespread austerity, one expense is on the rise: burials.
During its Wednesday work session, the Liberty County Board of Education amended its agreement to purchase dirt from the county for construction of the Liberty College and Career Academy on Airport Road.
Students and teachers alike were on their best behavior at Taylors Creek Elementary School on Wednesday when more than 200 people filed in to catch a glimpse of classroom operations.
A Commerce Street storefront that once was in disrepair now has new life, filled with visual arts that range from Asian-inspired black and cream canvases to bluesy abstract pieces.
The Liberty County Development Authority board approved an estimated $19,949 in water system repairs at Tradeport East Business Center and a proposed lease in the former Bioagra building during its Monday meeting.
From furniture to green space, the Liberty County Commission discussed a host of items during its mid-month meeting, which spanned three hours.
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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