City revenues from property taxes, sales taxes and licenses for the sale of beer, wine and liquor are down from last year, according to a financial report by Chief Financial Officer Kimberly Ryon. She presented the report to the Hinesville City Council at its April 4 meeting.
Challenger Willie Thompson beat incumbent Andy Fuller in Tuesday's runoff race for the 3rdDistrict Long County Commission seat.
Thursday's city council meeting began with a proclamation by Mayor Jim Thomas declaring April 20-27 as Georgia Cities Week.
A crowd of about 300 people gathered Saturday night at Hinesville's Bryant Commons Amphitheater for a Darryl Worley concert. While the event mostly went off without a hitch, one of three cash boxes containing an undisclosed amount of money did disappear from the gate-admissions area toward the end of the event, according to Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Vicki Davis. The Hinesville Police Department is investigating the incident.
After two petitions to the Liberty County Board of Education have received attention this year, more than 100 Bradwell Institute students are following suit to influence a decision that will affect the school's football program.
Islands Highway east of Tradeport East Business Park will have periodic road closures from April 9 through the end of the month as an industrial tenant moves equipment from a barge to the park.
The Hinesville Development Authority is starting to take shape. With members selected by the city council, the authority met for the first time March 19 to discuss its purpose, bylaws, officer elections and other concerns, according to Assistant City Manager Kenny Howard.
Improvements for Barrington Ferry Road appear to be more certain, as the Georgia Department of Transportation recently committed $500,000 to the project.
Less than a week after a Frank Long Elementary School employee was assaulted at the school's campus, the Liberty County School System authorized a $216,583 proposal for the installation of surveillance cameras.
The Liberty Transit System implemented a new route schedule March 4 as result of a strategic-planning study conducted by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission from March-December 2012. The new route included Savannah Technical College on Airport Road, but it did not run the full length of Airport Road.
The Hinesville Police Department played a big part in Thursday's city council meeting. The meeting began as two HPD officers and a Fort Stewart soldier were recognized for saving a life.
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.
A rainy weekend is in store for Liberty County and the rest of Coastal Georgia.
The Long County Commission at its March 5 meeting adopted a resolution to preserve and protect the second amendment of the constitution, which addresses the rights of citizens to own firearms.
Roads – dirt and paved – were the focus during the Liberty County Board of Commissioners' called meeting Monday evening to discuss how to resurrect the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.
The Liberty County Hospital Authority board will enter into a lease agreement with Verizon for a cellphone tower to be placed on top of Liberty Regional Medical Center.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6.6 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from 6.5 percent in May. The rate in June 2014 was 8.3 percent.
Hinesville City Council has approved an agreement to provide a city police officer for Liberty Regional Medical Center on weekends.
Cancer Association Relief Effort Support, or CARES, held its first fundraiser July 3 in Ludowici.
Long County emergency-medical-service units have moved from the fire department to a new building on North McDonald Street in Ludowici, Paramedic Doug Diller of Excelsior Ambulance Service recently told the Long County Board of Commissioners.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commissioners met earlier today to consider some rezoning petitions and new business. Planning Commissioners recommended approval for every item on the agenda, with some having special conditions attached. They recommended approval for: Allenhurst's subarea future land use map, knitting classes to be operated out of a home, using property for a family cemetery, rezoning land for three modular buildings to be used as commercial spaces, a setback reduction for a gas station sign, and final plat approval for two residential developments.
The deadline to appeal property tax assessments for 2015 is Monday.
July 1 was a historic day for the Office of the Clerk of Courts of Liberty County, when it began accepting electronically filed civil cases for superior and state court.
The city of Hinesville hosted its "If I Were Mayor…" essay winners at City Hall early in June.
Scott Kroell, the recently retired CEO of Liberty Regional Medical Center, has been selected to be the dean for health sciences at Savannah Technical College, the college announced in a news release Friday morning.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Barber Foods stuffed-chicken products distributed in Georgia because of potential health risk to pets and consumers.
Beauty and safety were the main concerns of residents gathered at Monday's Midway City Council meeting.
A new business - or businesses - might be coming soon to Leroy Coffer Highway.
Not all the marked trees on Martin Road in Midway will be cut down, according to a Liberty County Extension agent.