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 ...
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia today will hear the case of the Long County Board of Education and the Long County Board of Commissioners versus the Long County Board of Election over redistricting.
JianWu Zhang, delegation leader and vice mayor of Yichun, China, Hinesville's sister city, signed a new agreement Monday morning with Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas.
The Hinesville city council Thursday heard an unusual request to restrict fundraising efforts by non-local veterans groups.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners and the Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved a local option sales tax distribution agreement that will require the county to seek greater reimbursement from other municipalities for the services it delivers.
The city of Walthourville made a street-name change Sept. 1 to honor former Georgia governor Ellis Arnall.
Continued discussion over an alley and hard-liquor sales culminated in heated words and an audience member being removed from the recent Ludowici City Council's September meeting.
The son of a Hinesville city councilman is squaring off against a former Liberty County commissioner to fill the county board of commissioners District 2 seat that has been vacant since May.
It has yet to be approved by both governing bodies, but Liberty County and Hinesville representatives reached a tentative verbal agreement Tuesday for allocation of local-option sales tax revenues as required every 10 years due to census population counts.
A new chapter will be added to the Liberty County Code of Ordinances - Illicit Discharges and Illegal Connections.
Many things have come and gone in the span of a century. Alma B. Williams of Midway still has the clarity of mind and whimsical wit to recall them all.
Under a new state law that went into effect Wednesday, Georgians are no longer limited to having only sparkler-type illuminations.
The Fleming Food Mart might get competition across Leroy Coffer Highway, and its owner isn't happy about that prospect.
A second-chance home for pregnant youth could be established in Walthourville.
STATESBORO - Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has been busy.
This past week was a turbulent time for the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department with the suspension of the acting chief, a partial walkout of firefighters and allegations that a commissioner illegally operated a fire truck.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for May was 6.5 percent, up 0.4 percentage point from 6.1 percent in April. The rate in May 2014 was 7.9 percent.
All Troy Burns wants is to put a gazebo in his front yard. But at least one of his neighbors, the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission staff and a majority of the Planning Commissioners don't like the idea.
Editor's note: An information box accompanying this article has been changed to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Former Liberty County NAACP President Liston Singletary III is a candidate running for mayor of Hinesville. Because of an editor's error, his name was listed incorrectly in an information box accompanying a front-page article on June 24. The Coastal Courier regrets the error.
Since 2013, usage at the Long County Library has increased by nearly 27 percent, according to library board secretary and treasurer Brent Klinedinst.
The suspect in the shooting that killed nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, reportedly confessed to the horrific act and, in doing so, told police he wanted to start a race war.
Hinesville City Council approved applications Thursday to seek grant funding for the police and fire departments.
The proposed 2016 budget was adopted by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners today. At their mid-month meeting, Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin reviewed the budget a final time before the commissioners.