The Liberty County general fund came in $216,094 over its anticipated budget for the 2011 fiscal year, according to reports presented during the Thursday Board of Commissioners meeting.
About 25 members of the Rotary Club of Hinesville got a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the Liberty County Justice Center on Tuesday, but they didn't have to set foot inside the building.
The crowd that greeted U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson for a town hall meeting Wednesday at Altamaha Technical College in Jesup was mostly supportive of the Republican politicians, voicing concerns rather than anger.
Last week, the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area was deemed as having one of the top four fastest personal income growth rates within the United States for its 2010 numbers.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-1st District) will tour two new government buildings in Hinesville on Thursday. He will tour the Liberty County Justice Center at 10 a.m. and then walk across the street to tour the new Hinesville City Hall at 10:30 a.m., according to Kingston's district representative, Brooke Floyd.
Liberty County Superior Court Chief Judge David Cavender presided as incoming Assistant District Attorney Isabel Pauley took her oath of office, sealing her commitment to the Atlantic Judicial Circuit.
A Fort Stewart soldier will have his case referred to the grand jury after a hearing to determine probable cause was held Monday morning in front of Liberty County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell.
After discussing possible consequences for shelving Liberty Transit, the Hinesville City Council decided to "ride out" the challenges of funding the bus system for at least another year.
A number of community organizations already have approached city officials about meeting inside the new city hall. But the officials, citing security concerns, say city hall only should be used for city business.
Midway native Benjamin O'Neal grew up within walking distance to the Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center, and he spent a great deal of his life fishing and crabbing from its docks.
The Long County Commission received nearly $1.3 million in remediation funds from the Department of Defense's Office of Economic Adjustment last week as compensation for work the county did to prepare for a fifth military brigade.
The Coastal Regional Commission saw a change in leadership when incoming Chairman Walter Gibson pounded the gavel at the start of the group's August meeting on Wednesday.
Acknowledging the recently passed state legislation that allows voters to decide whether to permit the sale of alcohol in stores on Sundays, Long County Elections Board Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham brought up the issue Tuesday at the Ludowici City Council's monthly meeting.
As soon as renovations to the former Liberty County Division of Elections office are complete, the Hinesville Area Arts Council will have a new home.
Four boats sank, a number of trees fell and one small area lost power during a thunderstorm that shook the coast Monday night.
Hundreds of school-age children brought their parents with them to the YMCA soccer fields Wednesday for Liberty County's Ninth Annual Earth Day celebration.
A man was injured this morning in a rollover in Long County.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Day 2 of the county-wide planning workshop started with developing action plans for the top three issues chosen Wednesday afternoon: Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, branding Liberty County and business development.
Certified employees, such as teachers, in the Liberty County School System will transition from being paid once a month to twice a month starting in January.
Officials talked about developments in their departments and the results of projects during the first day of a countywide retreat on St. Simons Island Wednesday.
William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority police officer, continues to make progress in his road to recovery after being struck by a tractor-trailer March 2.
County and city leaders have gathered on St. Simons Island for the annual county-wide planning workshop to discuss initiatives, community issues and updates on topics from last year's meeting. Jeff Ricketson, executive director of Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, opened the meeting by having everyone sharing what makes them Liberty County-proud.
Hinesville resident Joe Stuart has spoken directly to City Council on numerous occasions during the public-comment portion of its twice-monthly meetings.
An estimated 200 people attended a public meeting on a proposed pipeline at the Richmond Hill city center Tuesday to hear information and voice their opinions. Vice President of Public Affairs Allen Fore from Kinder Morgan, the company proposing the pipeline, gave a 10-minute speech about its proposal and the reasoning behind placing a pipeline along the coast of Georgia, including Bryan, Liberty and Long counties.
Dispatchers in Liberty County's 911 center spend hours in front of computer monitors in a dimly-lit, windowless room fielding calls that they don't know whether they'll be about a noise complaint or a shooting.
Roads dominated much of the Long County Commission meeting on April 7.
The Liberty Transit public transportation system will offer free rides Wednesday in recognition of Earth Day.
It's not the kind of call any officer wants to receive.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County Office has allocated and disbursed its 2015 funds to several local nonprofit agencies, but the Kirk Healing Center was not one of the recipients.
The company hoping to build a pipeline through Coastal Georgia needs to make sure it does everything it can to protect the environment if its project is approved, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said during a Friday morning stop in Richmond Hill.