The Liberty County Board of Education could face a mid-year budget cut due to federal reductions, and though it's premature to name remedies, the district's financial officer said salaries and benefits could be affected.
Hinesville City Council members, the mayor, city manager and department heads met Tuesday to deal with a $1.1 million shortfall in the general fund during the annual budget workshop at city hall.
Lesli Messinger, Democratic candidate for Georgia's 1st Congressional District seat in the U.S. House, will be a guest of the Liberty County Democratic Party tonight in Hinesville.
Three candidates who thought they'd won district seats on the Long County Commission voiced complaints recently after the primary-election results were invalidated by a U.S. District Court ruling.
Restoring, protecting and enhancing habitat are a key part of Fort Stewart's endangered-species program, according to Tim Beaty, chief of the Fish and Wildlife Branch of the Environmental and Natural Resource Division of the Directorate of Public Works.
Though Liberty County has 217,754 acres within the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, none of the public comments released Oct. 2 address Liberty's role in the preservation plan.
Several manhole covers have been stolen in Hinesville during recent weeks, prompting City Manager Billy Edwards and Mayor Jim Thomas to appeal for public support and assistance.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp on Tuesday stopped in Ludowici to tour the courthouse and meet with several local officials.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved more than $600,000 in park, waste and vehicle purchases.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a resolution seeking to rename an Interstate-95 interchange after one of its own.
Liberty and Long counties received a surprise visit Tuesday from Georgia Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp, whose stop highlights just how quickly the Nov. 6 election is approaching.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia told the Long County Board of Education and the county commission Friday that another election will be required.
Fire-protection concerns dominated the Midway City Council's work session Sept. 24. Both the as-yet unsigned agreement for fire services for the current year and questions surrounding Midway's participation in the countywide fire protection plan were addressed.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and City Administrator Billy Edwards were special guests Sept. 4 at the monthly Goldenheirs meeting at First Baptist Church.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia told the Long County Board of Education and the county commission Friday that another election will be required. The earlier it could be is March 19. Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said the decision was made by a panel of three judges who heard arguments in the case of the board of education and the board of commissioners versus the Long County Board of Elections over redistricting. The suit against the election board was filed after the civil-rights division of the U.S. Justice Department ruled ...
Road work on Highway 144 will continue until July 31, Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson said.
Justin McCartney thinks that he can bring a different perspective, a strong financial background, to the Liberty County Board of Education. McCartney is running for the District 6 seat that opened after Sampie Smith resigned from the position in February.
It's easy to forget the true meaning of Memorial Day and just treat it as the holiday that marks the unofficial beginning of summer.
The commencement ceremony Friday at Long County High School saw 145 seniors graduate, and two other members of the Class of 2015 were remembered.
It turns out that 13 is a lucky number, especially for the 13 First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors who stepped onto the stage at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel to receive their high-school diplomas Saturday morning.
On Friday night, 242 students walked across Donell Woods Stadium as Liberty County High School's graduating Class of 2015.
The May Progress Through People Luncheon, featuring Fort Stewart garrison commander Col. Kevin Gregory with the State of the Garrison address, will be at noon Thursday, May 28, at the Liberty County Board of Education Transportation Complex, 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
The Fishin' for a Cure fishing tournament, held Saturday in Long County, gave $77,000 to seven children with cancer or some other medical condition.
Tuesday's denial of Kinder Morgan's request for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity does not mean the Palmetto Pipeline is dead.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, gave a mixed assessment on the recently concluded 2015 legislative session's handing of education matters during the Liberty County Board of Education meeting last week.
Long County commissioners butted heads in regards to approving county contractors during a recent meeting.
It is once again time to recognize Liberty County seniors as they graduate from high school and begin a new chapter in their lives.
New ground was broken earlier today to start construction on Riceboro City Park, located behind the Riceboro Youth Center. City and county officials gathered at the site to show support and talk about the progress of Riceboro. The main feature of the park will be a quarter mile walking trail, which will be handicap accessible. Paul Simonton, of engineering consulting firm P.C. Simonton & Association, Inc., said that he hopes to connect the park's walking trail to the coastal bikeway trail that runs along Highway 17, so bicyclists can use the park as a pulloff or rest station. The ...
Hinesville officials say the first-ever Mayor's Small Business Conference next week is aimed at serving small-business owners and assuring any with entrepreneurial ambitions that the city is business-friendly.
A new, private gun club and shooting facility will be developed on the east side of North Coastal Highway 17 near the Leroy Coffer Highway intersection, close to the Bryan County line.