What's the story behind Dorchester Academy on Highway 84? How do people out on Colonels Island spend their time?
Property owners with fresh-cut pine on their plots and timber harvesters alike will be affected by a Liberty County Board of Commissioners decision to revive a 2010 timber operations ordinance that had gone by the wayside.
The Liberty County Commission has a year to decide four ad valorem tax-refund requests that were argued before it Thursday.
When I was a young girl, sports trends seemed to be a guiding post for my athletic interests.
Liberty and Long County home sales currently are sluggish compared to a year ago, but local real-estate agents say home prices are on the rise.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday will hear four ad valorem tax-refund requests, the first of such hearings in about two years.
A Frank Long Elementary School employee was assaulted in the school's parking lot Wednesday morning before dawn.
Four men and one woman on Wednesday turned a new page as the inaugural Liberty County DUI Court graduating class.
Though survey results presented by the Liberty County School System indicate a majority of respondents favor changing the school times for elementary and upper grades in the coming school year, the Liberty County Board of Education is questioning the move and seeking more input.
The federal sequester's effects on Liberty County's economy remain to be seen, but a business panel on Thursday sent messages that are at odds with previous statements on the matter.
A month after the Liberty County Board of Education voted not to renew the contract for its transportation director, 30 bus drivers within the system have presented a petition asking the board to reconsider its decision.
The 115 cardinals participating in this week's papal conclave made history Wednesday when they elected Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to succeed Pope Benedict XV as the 266th pope.
Property owners looking for a break on their 2013 taxes have until April 1 to apply for several exemption types.
Hinesville Fire Department Lt. James Woodard and firefighter Alan "Rowdy" Carson were so determined during a Jan. 25 structure fire to rescue the person trapped inside an Elm Street home that they agreed to enter the inferno before their water hoses were charged.
Like most of her peers, Hinesville sixth-grader Cheyenne Smith has structured hours for learning and a set curriculum.
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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