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.
Though the MidCoast Regional Airport currently is on a month-to-month agreement with its management company, the MCRA Local Joint Management Board members on Friday requested more information before they vote on whether to continue the relationship.
"Whoop!" The single-word utterance of an excited fisherman echoed across Fort Stewart's Metz Pond on Saturday morning. Someone caught a "whooper," a fish so big it causes the angler who catches it to shout "whoop!"
ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Local municipal and county officials joined business leaders for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's monthly Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway. Sarah Visser, executive director for Keep Georgia Beautiful, was guest speaker.
Gary Sinrich has retired from his position as municipal court judge for the city of Hinesville after 26 years of service.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of a variance request submitted by The Heritage Bank for the installation of three new automatic-teller machines.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire hosted a mobile food drop Thursday at the Walthourville Fire Department.
City leaders are proposing what they call small increases in fees for garbage and dry-trash collection, as well as storm-water runoff.
Service to the community was the emphasis of a proclamation by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal last week naming Sept. 16 as American Legion Day, and another signed Monday by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas.
Gospel singer-songwriter and evangelist Mark Cartwright returned home to perform locally Sunday at the Manse at Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill.
East Liberty American Legion Post 321 conducted a 9/11 observance ceremony Thursday evening in front of the Midway Police Department.
Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce officially kicked off its Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI campaign Thursday with the first of four community meetings scheduled ahead of the November elections.
Liberty County service personnel, first responders, soldiers and community members turned out Thursday for the America Supports You Freedom Walk at Lyman Hall Elementary in Hinesville.
Hinesville leaders already are planning for how traffic may be affected by growth on Memorial Drive and Central Avenue when Armstrong State University's new Liberty Center and the new Liberty County Library are completed.
City leaders on Monday approved a recommendation by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas to increase their travel expenditures for fiscal year 2015 as the council goes over next year's budget.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has commenced work on widening State Route 119, also called Airport Road, in Hinesville and Walthourville.