The sixth annual Earth Day celebrations for Hinesville and Liberty County were a success, despite high winds that played havoc with covered shelters, static displays and signs.
Less than two weeks before its new building will be in operation, Liberty County Division of Family and Children Services board members toured the site Wednesday along with state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway.
More than 1,000 people gathered Friday evening for a celebration of hope on the track at Liberty County's Recreation Center for this year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraiser.
Hinesville Curves members recently participated in the gym's 14th annual food drive, which netted more than 2,100 pounds of non-perishable food for the Manna House. Thelma Lane, above, collected more than 400 pounds by inviting her neighbors to contribute. Curves owner Peggy McRae introduced Manna House to the Feinstein Foundation Challenge, which will match the amount of food collected during March and April. Donors still can drop off food at either Manna House or Curves through April 30.
Leadership Southeast Georgia held its monthly session in Liberty County this weekend. The six-month program features a class of 24 community leaders from the 10 Coastal Georgia counties.
Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters gave an update on the new high school during Tuesday's Long County Chamber of Commerce meeting.
The Midway City Council will meet Monday to consider changes in the city's law for transient merchants, peddlers and solicitors.
A study released earlier this month indicates that despite public-health and education efforts, Liberty County residents need to clean up their health behaviors.
Georgia Cities Foundation's 2012 Heart and Soul Bus Tour revisited Hinesville this year, arriving in front of the Liberty County Justice Center around 9:30 a.m. Thursday to a welcome celebration that featured Bradwell Institute's marching band and cheerleading squad.
The Hinesville Community Development Department is celebrating April as Fair Housing Month to commemorate the passage of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 - the Federal Fair Housing Law - and raise awareness about fair housing.
The founder of a Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry dental group presented the Hinesville Rotary Club with $1,500 toward its 2012 high school scholarships Tuesday.
A North Georgia city last week extended a moratorium on its own communication tower and antenna site registration and renewal fee in response to pending litigation in Liberty County.
According to YMCA's website, summer camps help kids stay active, seek adventure and establish independence. The YMCA is not the only organization offering summer camp opportunities, however.
The Liberty County School System superintendent wants to clear the air: She insists rumors circulating about her driving record and employment status are false.
The Hinesville downtown farmers market will open its third regular season Thursday, May 3, on Commerce Street and in Bradwell Park.
The mess behind the courthouse annex in downtown Hinesville should start clearing up soon, engineer Trent Long told the Liberty County Commission Thursday.
"They're bragging out there that they got their's free. It kind of makes me mad. They're not free, those are tax dollars."
Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas told Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members and special guests that Hinesville's future is promising during his State of the City Address given Thursday at Connection Church in Flemington.
Bryan County Administrator Ray Pittman announced Monday he plans on stepping down this summer as the county's top appointed official.
After nearly seven years as the executive director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, Vicki Davis is leaving her position and moving on with her career. Davis resigned Friday, April 11. She said her last day on the job will be April 25.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a political candidate forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville, 800 Tupelo Trail.
More than 35 former and current African-American mayors from throughout Georgia convened April 4-6 in Hinesville for the annual Spring Conference of the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors. The organization provides information, resources and assistance to small, rural cities that commonly are led by African-American mayors.
Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles went before county commissioners April 1 and asked for additional deputies.
County commissioners and administrators met Monday for one of several finance-committee meetings to comb through a draft budget for fiscal year 2015, line item by line item. The committee will meet twice more this month.
Members and officials of the Hinesville City Council had a full day Thursday, including a planning workshop, proclamation signings and a council meeting.
Republican gubernatorial candidate David Pennington talks pretty fast for a southerner whose Georgia roots stretch back hundreds of years.
One of three Liberty County commissioners up for re-election is running unopposed in the May 20 Democratic primary.
State Sen. Buddy Carter visited the residents and staff at Long County's Coastal Manor nursing home Thursday morning. Carter is a candidate for the U.S. 1st Congressional District seat being vacated by Jack Kingston, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
Liberty County leaders focused on paying down bond debt and maintaining county roads using sale-tax money Wednesday during a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax 2015 planning session.