The media player at left has daily reports from the Georgia General Assembly for 2014 session, which began Jan. 13:
Five of the six Republican candidates running for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's 1st Congressional District seat met Wednesday for a forum sponsored by the Savannah Area Republican Women.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has been appointed by Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for the $20 billion annual state budget.
Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers has been put on administrative leave without pay, pending the results of an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, the reported use of racial slurs and a possible EEOC investigation stemming from events that may have occurred at the Ludowici Police Department, according to City Attorney Joe Kitchings, who spoke Friday morning on behalf of the city.
The Liberty County Commission Tuesday asked Georgia lawmakers to let counties to seek voter approval for local transportation special purpose local option sales taxes.
Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers has been put on administrative leave without pay, pending the results of an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, the reported use of racial slurs and a possible EEOC investigation stemming from events that may have occurred at the Ludowici Police Department, according to city attorney Joe Kitchings, who spoke Friday morning on behalf of the city of Ludowici. The move was made in light of information obtained by the city council and mayor.
Liberty County Commissioner Marion Stevens confirmed this week he was cleared by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in a Dec. 22, 2012, traffic incident. The investigation was completed last month, Stevens said, but he would not comment further.
Freezing temperatures are on their way out. The National Weather Service is forecasting the high today in the upper 40s, possibly low 50s and the weekend highs in the 70s, above normal.
Local state lawmakers are predicting that the 2014 legislative session, which begins Monday, Jan. 13, likely will be the quickest one on record.
Fort Stewart is conducting controlled burns today, according to a news release from the post.
Former Ludowici Police Department employee Robert Kicklighter and the city of Ludowici are in agreement that he no longer works for the city, but they are at odds over the circumstances surrounding his departure.
Liberty County residents woke to nearly freezing temperatures Friday morning, according to Larry Logan, assistant director of Liberty County Emergency Management Agency.
Monday's swearing-in ceremony for Midway's newly elected officials became a standing-room only event as city hall quickly filled with residents eager to see re-elected Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington, new Councilman Stanley Brown and incumbent city council members Melice Gerace, Levern Clancy and Curtes Roberts take their oaths. Stanley replaced former Councilman Terry Doyle, who lost his mayoral bid to Washington.
Liberty County residents are encouraged to take part in a transportation survey conducted by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.
Georgia's 2014 elections will most likely start two months earlier than in past statewide election seasons, with a general primary May 20, instead of in July. Candidates – including local ones – will need to qualify March 3-7.
"Without shelter, life can be horrendous," said the Rev. Dale Thornton, pastor of First United Methodist Church at the Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - County and city leaders attended their annual two-day countywide planning workshop, Wednesday and Thursday at The King and Prince resort to discuss ...
The Liberty and Long county sheriffs won their respective primaries Tuesday, one Long County commissioner primary went to a recount Friday, and another Long commissioner ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Developing action plans for three issues in Liberty County was the focus for day 2 of the county-wide planning workshop at The ...
The members of the Riceboro Volunteer Fire-Rescue Department received notification from the Insurance Service Office that the city's public fire protection classification has been ...
The Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department is starting to perform safety inspections of businesses.
The Liberty and Long county sheriffs enjoyed strong support as results were coming in Tuesday evening, but several Long County incumbents were ousted, according to ...
A proposal for three 24-hour manned fire stations in Liberty County was presented to Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday.
Long County Board of Education District 5 representative Julie Norman Dawson is facing a challenge from David "Bubba" Howard.
Long County Board of Education District 4 representative Janet Watford faces a challenge from former school board member Linda Sasser DeLoach.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a $1,815,000 award for 21 safety projects in 15 counties in southeast Georgia, including $200,000 ...
The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a McIntosh County court ruling in a dispute among heirs over who among them legally owns a valuable ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Hinesville City Council and city administrators attended a planning workshop Friday and Saturday at the Sea Palms Resort and Conference center.
Join in for a Welcome Home event at the Hinesville VA Outpatient Clinic Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.