A Walthourville family lost their home in an early Thursday fire, according to Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden.
Today's Long County election preview focuses on the 1st District commissioner's race between incumbent David Richardson and challenger Gerald Blocker. Each candidate was given the same questions.
Today's Long County election story focuses on the District 2 board of education race between incumbent Dempsey Golden and challenger Dr. Carolyn Williamson. Each candidate was given the same questions.
The first of three local town hall meetings on the July 31 TSPLOST referendum drew few attendees Thursday, though the 1 percent tax has been at the core of advertising campaigns for more than a month.
A co-defendant involved in the murder of David Anthony Jones in June 2009 pled guilty Friday in Liberty County Superior Court and was sentenced to 30 years behind bars and 20 years probation.
Fort Morris State Historic Site will host its annual free Independence Day Colonial Faire Wednesday.
Two candidates qualified this week for the Nov. 6 special election to fill the vacant seat for Liberty County Board of Commissioners District 2.
Today's Long County election story focuses on the District 4 board of education race between incumbent Linda DeLoach and challenger Janet Watford.
At its June 11 meeting, the Midway City Council instructed its attorney - for the second time - to begin mediation of its years-old disagreement with the Liberty County Development Authority over shared water and wastewater services.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation is restricting construction-related lane closures from 5 a.m. Saturday, June 30, through 5 a.m. Monday, July 9.
The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir will be a part of the festivities at Fort Pulaski National Monument's Fourth of July celebrations.
The Liberty County Development Authority on Monday authorized a transfer of its engineering services to P.C. Simonton and Associates, but the vote was preceded by long discussion about the authority's policy on minority- and women-owned businesses.
A standoff between Hinesville police and a gunman Wednesday in the parking lot of the American Legion Post ended when the gunman took his own life.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
New officers were elected June 19 at the Long County Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet at the Compass Worship Center in Ludowici.
Mayor Jim Thomas has made frequent lobbying trips to Washington, D.C., on behalf of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart community. During his most recent trip, however, the trip became personal when he ran into nearly 80 former Special Forces soldiers, many of whom served with Thomas in Vietnam.
4-H members across Liberty County are preparing for National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of the club that takes place during the first full week of October.
Long County High School is celebrating homecoming this week with a variety of activities scheduled at the school. The theme for this year is "This is How We Blue Tide." The highlight of the week will take place Friday when the 2014 homecoming queen is announced and crowned during halftime of the high-school football game.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority will host a screening of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" at the amphitheater at Bryant Commons on Friday, Oct. 3.
Riceboro residents and city officials met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners Thursday at Riceboro City Hall to discuss and update the community's land-use map.
Seven participants of the Liberty County DUI court graduated from the 24-month program in a ceremony held at the Liberty County Justice Center on Friday morning.
The Courier has received some calls asking whether there is some sort of emergency happening at Long County High School. However, we checked with the emergency management agency and learned that the county is just conducting a training exercise out there. EMA Director Bob Heffley said there is no cause for concern and the students are safe.
Fort Stewart 1st Lt. Daniel Wynn and his wife, Corina, headed to Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart on Thursday night to welcome their new baby; however, the infant had other plans.
As Nov. 1 and the second annual Veterans Salute at Bryant Commons draw near, the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee continues to work on details for the event to honor all veterans, past and present.
As Hinesville's fiscal-year 2015 budget workshop went into its final day Monday afternoon, the books showed the city's total revenues at $33,672,911, but total expenditures were $34,155,044, leaving a deficit of $482,133.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Interact Club hosted "See You at the Pole," an internationally observed day of prayer, at the school's flagpole Wednesday morning.
The Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday heard a presentation from Charlestine Hutchison, a Long County teacher and president of Hodari Hope Inc., a local nonprofit organization.
Hinesville Assistant City Manager Ken Howard presented a big check to Mayor Jim Thomas and city-council members at the start of Thursday's council meeting.
The winds were a little blustery Saturday and brought with them dark, threatening clouds. Rather than prompting local residents to stay home, though, something in the winds drew folks to downtown Hinesville. It was the sound of good music and the smell of great barbecue emanating from the Hinesville Area Arts Council's 11th annual Blues and BBQ festival.
Liberty County resident Brynslet Sellers, 2, has undergone heart-transplant surgery, accordingto posts on www.facebook.com/prayers4brynslet.