The Hinesville City Council held a called meeting Wednesday to appoint five members to its Grievance and Appeals Committee.
As 2011 draws to a close and we look forward to the year to come, the Courier is taking a look back at this year's most attention-grabbing stories. In this four-part series, we'll revisit the stories that affected the community during the 2011 calendar year. Perhaps they were fodder for dinner parties or hot topics in government meetings; perhaps they dragged on in Sound off for weeks to follow, or maybe they reminded you about the value of humanity. The dates listed reflect when the story appeared in the Courier, not necessarily the date the story occurred.
A special-education pre-K educator in her second year at the school was named the 2012-13 Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year during a ceremony last week.
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.
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.
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.