ATLANTA - The Hinesville mayor, council, city manager and assistant city manager were among nearly 800 Georgia city officials to attend the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta on Jan. 26-28. The annual conference provides city officials an opportunity to learn more about legislation under consideration at the Georgia Capitol, attend training sessions and hear from state leaders.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas is part of a newly formed Veterans Affairs Task Force that held its first meeting Jan. 17 in Washington, D.C., as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' annual meeting.
Ludowici Elections Superintendent and Long County Board of Elections Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham went before the Ludowici City Council on Tuesday and claimed The Long County Press committed libel against her, which is when a publication writes or publishes false statements that damage a person's reputation or character.
The planning for Liberty County's Cattle Hammock Marina, made possible by a $35,190 coastal-incentive grant, is delayed but under way.
Six of Liberty County's municipalities do not currently level a city property tax, but an agreement struck between the Liberty County Board of Commissioners and the city of Hinesville could set taxes in motion.
Qualifying ended Wednesday in Long County for the upcoming general primary and election. Pick up a Wednesday Coastal Courier for a full story on the qualifying.
The revenues that feed the Liberty County Commission operating budget are dwindling, but the problem doesn't stop there.
On Tuesday, Atlantic Judicial Circuit Judge D. Jay Stewart ruled that the city of Ludowici will hold an election June 18 to fill two vacant city council seats.
With its budget woes in mind, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners is considering pulling funding for a portion of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission funding.
Through its Homeless Prevention Program, Hinesville collaborates with the Liberty County Board of Education, the United Way of the Coastal Empire and other service providers to help homeless individuals and families find temporary shelter.
The Long County Board of Education learned during its Feb. 5 meeting that the required deceleration lane for the new high school will be built at no additional cost to taxpayers.
Despite recent millage-rate increases, Liberty County's revenues still are lagging.
Lighting struck Smiley Elementary's gymnasium at around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, causing a fire to break out on the Long County school's roof, according to Long County/Ludowici Fire Chief Richard Truman.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday dealt with 27 action and information items on a full agenda schedule during its meeting that lasted nearly three hours.
The Long County Commission on Tuesday cleared up some issues on the upcoming county election and wrapped up several loose ends regarding the recreation department.
The Hinesville City Council met this afternoon and discussed the following business:
The 2015 election season kicked off Monday, and candidates are qualifying for municipal offices in Liberty and Long counties.
Howlin' Happy K9 Services & Training, a home-based pet business, was approved by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners earlier this evening.
It's been said that cowboys never die, they just ride off into the sunset.
Liberty Regional Medical Center has hired a new chief executive officer to run the hospital, four months after longtime CEO H. Scott Kroell retired.
The number of students in the Liberty County School System is growing.
A Midway man has grabbed a Georgia Lottery prize worth $100,000.
Election season officially kicks off Monday.
SAVANNAH - The Push Back the Pipeline Coalition announced that Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus will become the new spokesperson for the group in its efforts against ...
The city of Riceboro has been awarded a $155,000 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority board of directors.
McLarry's Curve in Flemington could see more businesses in the near future.
Long County held its National Night Out on Aug. 14 with a large crowd on hand to enjoy the evening.
Deserted mobile homes in Ludowici are receiving the attention of the city's mayor.
The Liberty County School System recently announced that it will hold a community spirit rally in preparation for the Bradwell Institute vs. Liberty High School ...
An effort to start a home-based dog-service business near Lake George was met with some opposition at Tuesday's Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting.