Contrary to previous reports, Hinesville residents will see a decrease in their county millage rate.
The first two of three public hearings on Hinesville's proposed property-tax increase took place Thursday in council chambers at city hall. Though sparsely attended by city leaders and concerned residents, the morning meeting prompted some bitter public comments.
Property taxes in Liberty County are on the rise, and residents will have the chance to weigh in today at public hearings for both the boards of commissioners and education.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp is stepping down from her post after 10 years of working to protect the Ogeechee River basin.
Hinesville residents are invited to take part in three public hearings on the city's proposed increase in property taxes. The hearings are scheduled at city hall for 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 29, and 3 p.m. Dec. 6, during the city council meeting.
After 40-plus years in law enforcement - with nearly 20 of those years as Liberty County's chief deputy - Keith Moran is preparing for retirement, leaving Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes with the tough task of finding a suitable replacement.
Property taxes within Liberty are on the rise.
Long County is owed more than $400,000 in back taxes, according to Tax Commissioner Becky Fowler. She recently asked the Long County Commission to support her enforcement of penalties on delinquent tax bills.
The Midway City Council on Nov. 15 approved an occupational license for a new Family Dollar store after clearing up confusion regarding the store's opening date.
Liberty Transit's buses ended Friday night and all day Saturday services this week, cuts that were announced earlier this month.
The Hinesville mayor and city council at 4 p.m. Friday announced the intention to increase property taxes this year by 9.94 percent over the rollback millage rate. Before the tentative budget and millage rate are finalized, Georgia law requires three public hearings on the increase. Residents are invited to hearings at city hall, 115 East M.L. King Jr. Drive, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 29, and at 3 p.m. Dec. 6 during a council meeting.
The Liberty County Commission Thursday approved Memorial Drive as the location for a new library in Hinesville.
An otherwise uneventful city council meeting Thursday heated up during the public comments session when a Hinesville resident asked the council about the 1.5 percent cost of living increase budgeted for city employees in 2013.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday urged the business community to take action on the looming sequester.
Geographical Information System Day was observed Wednesday in the lobbies of city hall and the Liberty County Annex.
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.
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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.
The Liberty County Re-entry Coalition Inc., a newly formed nonprofit that will help released inmates transition back into society, met with a group of its ...