Midway is close to enacting a new transient merchants, peddlers and solicitors ordinance to replace the one that brought publicity when the city shut down in June a lemonade stand operated by three girls.
The Long County Board of Education had a groundbreaking ceremony for a new high school Monday.
Leaders across Liberty gathered in schools last week for the fifth annual Read Across Liberty in conjunction with Georgia Cities Week.
Though the mountains divide and the oceans are wide, the fourth annual Small World Festival bridged cultural gaps Saturday and brought the community downtown.
Heritage Bank is downsizing operations, including closing a branch, adjusting hours of operation for some branches and laying off a significant number of employees, according to public relations director John Crowley.
The Office of Economic Adjustment has approved a grant request from the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership for Healthcare Strategic Planning, according to FSGMP Director Jeff Ricketson.
SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he would have Georgia taxpayers pay a heftier portion of the $653 million tab to deepen the Savannah harbor rather than delay the project if the federal government hasn't funded its share once it's time to start dredging.
The stagnant economy along with federal and state budget cuts have had a negative impact on cities throughout Georgia and the country, but Hinesville is in good financial shape, according to Mayor Jim Thomas.
President Obama signed an executive order Friday on Fort Stewart to crack down on aggressive and deceptive strategies used by for-profit colleges to recruit service members, veterans and their families.
The speaker was larger than his message for many who attended President Barack Obama's appearance Friday on Fort Stewart.
Their constant cycle of overseas deployments seemingly over, soldiers at Fort Stewart are starting families, shopping to buy their first homes and weighing first steps toward civilian careers.
Scott Germann is suffering from Cerebellar Atazia which is a condition causing his brain to dry up and shrink. He is up for his next set of tests which will hopefully get him in line with some clinical trials to help find a cure.
Soldiers and family members line the streets, waving, talking pictures and Soldiers saluting as motorcade passes by.
Army troops at Fort Stewart are getting a visit from their commander-in-chief.
During his visit to Fort Stewart Friday, President Barack Obama is expected to sign an executive order that addresses aggressive and deceptive targeting of service members, veterans and spouses by educational institutions.
Turnout was light Tuesday evening for a follow-up land-use planning meeting at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Hinesville's city council meeting ran smoothly and quickly Thursday until the board reached an action item to approve submission of the city's local maintenance-improvement grant project list to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Officials are looking into a Friday-morning accident in Hinesville that claimed the life of Fort Stewart soldier whose car landed upside-down in a pond at E.G. Miles Parkway and Curtis Road.
The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted its annual Dodd-Brown Christmas party Tuesday evening for area foster children.
A small, one-person plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning in McIntosh County.
The Golden Corral building on Highway 84 in Hinesville is back on the market. A Realtor's sign was placed on the property sometime this week.
The Stakeholder's Advisory Committee of the Hinesville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization met Tuesday to hear an update on Liberty County's long-range transportation plans and view the prioritized project list.
Construction on the Armstrong Liberty Center's new building has been delayed, according to Liberty Center Director Pete Hoffman.
The Liberty County School System held its first-ever Holiday Extravaganza on Monday and Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Roughly 30 Liberty County residents and elected officials demonstrated peacefully in downtown Hinesville Friday afternoon.
A 400-pound, 60-year-old-tortoise named Benjamin Franklin paid a visit to Hinesville on Friday afternoon. Randy Gallagher, the owner of the tortoise, was passing through on his way to various cities in Georgia as a way to raise awareness for turtle conservation. Benjamin drew a large crowd in the parking lot of Hinesville's Walmart as children and adults rode the animal and curious onlookers snapped photos. Gallagher has had Ben for 45 years. "All he pretty much does is eat and sleep," said Gallagher, who is from North Carolina.
Members of Liberty County 4-H's Crafty Corners Club on Friday presented a very special gift to LaDona Andrews, a child support enforcement agent with Liberty County's Child Support Services.
Liberty County residents, Fort Stewart families and visitors from around the region turned out in droves Friday night for the 18thannual Illuminated Christmas Parade in Hinesville, presented by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Golden Corral restaurant on Oglethorpe Highway is closed but, according to vice president of operations Bob Heyward, that is temporary.
Celeste Betton, an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music, is one of six finalists in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition in San Antonio.