The Hinesville mayor and city council at 4 p.m. Friday announced the intention to increase property taxes this year by 9.94 percent over the rollback millage rate. Before the tentative budget and millage rate are finalized, Georgia law requires three public hearings on the increase. Residents are invited to hearings at city hall, 115 East M.L. King Jr. Drive, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 29, and at 3 p.m. Dec. 6 during a council meeting.
The Liberty County Commission Thursday approved Memorial Drive as the location for a new library in Hinesville.
An otherwise uneventful city council meeting Thursday heated up during the public comments session when a Hinesville resident asked the council about the 1.5 percent cost of living increase budgeted for city employees in 2013.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday urged the business community to take action on the looming sequester.
Geographical Information System Day was observed Wednesday in the lobbies of city hall and the Liberty County Annex.
Two former Ludowici law-enforcement officers were honored Tuesday during the city council meeting.
Attorneys representing the Ogeechee Riverkeeper Association filed a petition for mandamus Tuesday in Screven County Superior Court, seeking to force the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to halt a textile company's discharge of wastewater into the Ogeechee River.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on Tuesday approved $4.75 million to construct the Armstrong Atlantic State University Hinesville Center.
Hinesville's fourth annual Veterans Day parade moved quickly through the downtown area Monday afternoon while overcast skies threatened rain. This year's parade was sponsored by the East Liberty County American Legion, Post 321.
Eleven students with the Savannah College of Art and Design on Friday presented their design concepts for revitalizing Hinesville's Memorial Drive.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard an hour-long presentation Tuesday evening by Glenda Roberts, chief assessor with the Liberty County Board of Assessors. The board decided not to make any decision on her request to contract with a commercial tax-assessor company.
The Liberty Transit System will begin operating under the first level of modified services beginning Nov. 16, according to Rachel Hatcher, planning director for the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.
Ludowici residents will have to wait for a decision on when an election will be held to fill City Council vacancies.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., awaited election results Tuesday night in Savannah's Mulberry Inn, and he was pleased as staffers colored his territory red on a map that tracked congressional winners.
Incumbent Craig Nobles defeated challenger Darrell Ballance on Tuesday to take the sheriff's race in Long County.
A vehicle accident sent two to the hospital after a 13-year-old driver slammed a vehicle into a tree in Hinesville, police said.
Levi and Peyton Mixon have worked on their family farm all their lives. Farming is very hard work, but the fourth- and sixth-grade boys will tell you farming can be fun.
The kid in me still loves sloppy Joes.
The gymnasium at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici has been closed, according to Long County Fire Marshal Shawn Smith.
Ludowici City Council modified the city's land development code at its March 10 meeting and learned the following week that a requested easement for the proposed McDonald's/Flash Foods had been approved.
Spring is such a lovely time of the year. The flowers and green grass and budding trees really make up for the brown, bare, dormant look of winter.
Soprano soloist Chary Williams from Hinesville has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 National Young Artist Competition, hosted by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
Six participants of the DUI Court Program, offered by Liberty County DUI Court, graduated in a special ceremony Wednesday at the Liberty County Justice Center.
Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let voters decide whether they want Sunday package sales of alcohol in the city limits.
Hinesville is rapidly becoming the go-to place for barbecue.
A mix-up by a fuel transport company temporarily disabled 13 Hinesville vehicles Wednesday.
Local resident Edwardo Zapata was enjoying an afternoon with his son Edwardo Jr. Friday, Feb. 27. But when he saw a man waving for help from where he was standing in the marsh some 400 feet from shore, he acted quickly and helped save the man's life.
Attendance zone lines at three Liberty County schools could be redrawn to better balance their student populations.
The Long County Commission has agreed to buy a building in Ludowici to bring 911 service back to the county.
Ground is to be broken for a new public library in Hinesville at 11 a.m. Friday next to the current library, across Memorial Drive from where the new Armstrong State University Liberty Center is going up.