While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who have died in service to their country, at least one soldier sees the holiday as a call to be ready to meet challenges.
It's been called a storm, but officials are talking more about Beryl's beneficial rain than any damage in this area.
The Liberty County Commission last week approved a service agreement for mosquito control in Flemington and entertained a request from Walthourville to increase the county's allotment for fire services to the city.
Brooke Childers, district representative for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's Savannah office, gets a lot of requests for assistance for help with problems with federal agencies.
Editor's note: The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency reports the area is under a flashflood warning into Tuesday because of rain from Tropical Storm Beryl.
The state's leash law will be among the items discussed during the Midway City Council's monthly work session at 9 a.m. Wednesday in city hall.
In a special meeting Tuesday the Long County Commission approved new district lines to send to the Justice Department. The vote was 3-1, but several commissioners expressed dismay.
Frank Cochran Drive is now officially Veterans Parkway.
A Veterans Memorial Walk is planned for Hinesville's Bryant Commons. City officials joined members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee Thursday to discuss the memorial, which will honor all Liberty County veterans who've died for our country, beginning with the American Revolution to the current conflict.
All but three races in Liberty County's local elections were decided by qualifying over the past week.
Nine Long County incumbents are being challenged in the November general election.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring a tropical system that could bring bad weather to the area late Saturday or early Sunday.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority announced Friday that country artist Darryl Worley will perform at the Amphitheatre at Bryant Commons on Saturday, Oct. 13.
A proposed sales tax for transportation is necessary if the state's highway system is to be improved, former state Rep. and House Majority Leader Jerry Keen told members of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at an Eggs & Issues Breakfast on Tuesday in the Liberty County School System's bus maintenance building.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to suspend all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures on state routes and interstates for the Memorial Day Holiday period.
Hinesville City Council members were briefed Thursday by City Engineer Paul Simonton and Robbie Norby, project manager of underground utilities for public-works contractor CH2MHILL, about a sewage overflow that occurred Oct. 3
A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence.
Liberty County teems with history.
Keith Martin sees a problem in Liberty County.
The Long County Sheriff's Office arrested three suspects in connection with the Sept. 30 vandalization of a football field at the Long County Recreation Department.
An Atlanta-based development company is working with the Hinesville Housing Authority to build affordable one-bedroom units with a priority of being given to homeless veterans.
Since East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 started in October 2006, members have met in banquet rooms and at the Dorchester Academy. For the last five years, they've met at the Midway Police Department.
Liberty County 4-H members celebrated National 4-H Week by participating in National Youth Science Day last Wednesday.
Three local veterans representing three different wars sat down together to talk about their recent trip to Washington, D.C., with the Honor Flight Savannah but also to share and compare war stories from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
For Lucile Smiley, service is a way of life.
Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting got a little loud and unruly when the floor was turned over to public comments about the 2015 fiscal-year budget.
The Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless held its fourth annual Honors Benefit Dinner on Thursday at Club Stewart, this year honoring retired nurse Gale Dent as Humanitarian of the Year.
Sgt. Maj. Ceaser Roberts Jr., a Liberty County native, has retired from the Army after a 30-year career.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes accepted an award Thursday for his office's victory in the third round of the Battle of the Badges blood drive, which took place Aug. 22 at the district attorney's office in Hinesville.
The Food Network's Rachael Ray had a successful run with a show called "30 Minute Meals." I suspect it was popular because our lives are so hectic these days that when we get home in the evenings, no one feels like preparing a big supper.