Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich carried Liberty and Long counties, as well as the state as a whole in Tuesday's Republican presidential primary, according to preliminary results on file with the secretary of state's office.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas has been selected as president of the Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter.
After 32 years of managing local grocery stores, current Kroger general manager Bill Goodwin has retired.
Eight Long County High School students recently met Gov. Nathan Deal and several other members of the Legislature during the Family, Career and Community Leadership of America Day at the Capitol in Atlanta.
Money was the driving topic of conversation Thursday at the Liberty County Board of Education's work session.
Georgia is among the 10 states holding presidential primaries and caucuses Tuesday, and local officials from both sides of the aisle are encouraging voters to make their voices heard.
The first fruits of spring - strawberries, squash, peppers, egg plants, tomatoes and new potatoes - along with homemade sweets, woodcrafts, local honey, fresh eggs, gourmet specialties and other treats were discovered by Hinesville residents at Thursday's first spring market in Bradwell Park.
A tornado warning was issued for the Sunbury area about 1 p.m. Saturday, but the storm apparently did not produce a funnel that did damage.
"Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?"
Liberty County special-education pre-K teacher Sara Taylor is among those chosen as finalists for 2013 Georgia Teacher of the Year, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced Thursday.
In addition to hearing an audit report Monday, the Liberty County Development Authority approved multiple lease agreements, a timber harvest and an agreement to extend water lines for the east-end clinic.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market on Thursday debuted the spring market, which will run through March and April, a time when the market typically has not been available in the past.
While groups like Savannah Feed the Hungry and Manna House work to ease hunger in the wider population, a recent community effort aims to alleviate the problem in a smaller group: school children.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently honored student Lauren Young and teacher Sherry Lester during the annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) ceremony at the Ludowici Church of God.
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.