The Long County Commission on Wednesday made a special allowance so Sgt. Stefan M. Smith could be buried at his home in Long County.
More than 1,000 people from around the coastal region descended on Long County on Sunday afternoon to pay their respects to and support the family of Sgt. Stefan Smith, a 3rdInfantry Division soldier and Ludowici resident who was killed in action July 23 in Afghanistan. Smith's wife, Kristi Smith, and children, Dewey, Denver and Gracie Smith, live in Ludowici.
Hinesville veterinarian Dr. Rachel Peeples is trying to warn pet owners about a new strain of parvovirus that is proving deadly to puppies.
Kroger customers entering or leaving the Hinesville store sometimes may feel like someone is watching them and, in a sense, they're right. Above the entrance to the store, a ceramic sentry - an owl - stands guard on Kroger's three-dimensional sign.
The Coastal Bank announced this week that the FDIC and the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance have removed the consent order, which was entered into in May 2011.
Hurricane-preparedness experts successfully have reduced a 500-plus-page binder filled with storm-surge maps and other valuable data to a single interactive CD.
As a sign of solidarity, supporters from around the coastal region lined the sides of Highway 84 in Hinesville on Friday morning as the remains of Sgt. Stefan Smith were returned home. Hundreds of people waved flags and stood solemnly as a hearse, flanked by the Patriot Guard, made its way to Carter's Funeral Home.
Former police chief Mark Crowe says he wants the Pembroke City Council to publicly apologize to him and write a letter to the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council to clear his name.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is working to obtain community support for the family of Sgt. Stefan M. Smith as his remains will be escorted by the Patriot Guard to Carter Funeral Home in Hinesville on Friday, Aug. 2, between 10-11 a.m.
Drivers in Richmond Hill can expect nighttime lane closures at the crossroads through the rest of the week.
Liberty County Magistrate Judge David L. (Trey) Aspinwall III, 44, died Tuesday, according to a family friend. Aspinwall was the son of Liberty County Probate Court Judge Nancy Aspinwall.
Long County commissioners Wednesday told U.S. Marine Corps representatives how expanding the Townsend Bombing Range would hurt the county, cutting more than 20,000 acres from the its property tax base.
As part of her "100-Days Entry Plan," Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee recommended Tuesday the board reorganize its senior-level staff to "eliminate critical barriers to academic success" and ensure that the system operates more effectively.
The recent not-guilty verdict that exonerated neighborhood-watch captain George Zimmerman in the 2012 Sanford, Fla., shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was not lost on the residents of Liberty County. They came out by the hundreds Sunday night to remember the teen, who, for many, has become a symbol of inequality in the justice system.
The Hinesville City Council conducted a show-cause hearing Thursday regarding the 2013 business license for Best Western Inn & Suites.
More people in this area may survive wrecks thanks to a donation from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to the Hinesville Fire Department.
Margarita Fell has earned the Georgia REALTOR Institute designation, according to Leigh Smiley, managing broker of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors.
Coastal Electric Cooperative has announced the names of six area student delegates it will send on a week-long, all-expenses paid leadership trip to Washington, D ...
Starting construction on phase 1 of Fleming Park, at the corner of Beasleyville and Freedman Grove roads, was a point of concern for some Liberty ...
May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are ...
SAVANNAH - Throw on your flip flops and grab the family for music and fresh seafood at the 2016 River Street Seafood Fest Friday and Saturday.
An arrest in Long County Monday resulted in felony charges and the recovery of a stolen handgun, according to the Long County Sheriff's Office.
SAVANNAH - Historic Savannah Foundation, which is committed to preserving Savannah's heritage, is having its fifth annual Savannah Preservation Festival Thursday-Saturday. The events mark the ...
A local businessman and the incumbent Liberty County chief magistrate are facing off for the Democratic nominations for that seat.
Two candidates are again vying for the Democratic nomination to run for Long County District 1 Commissioner seat, while one Republican is unopposed.
Five Democrats and one Republican are asking voters to elect them to be the next sheriff of Liberty County.
The new Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Libraries system on Memorial Drive is nearing completion.
Shark-tooth diver Bill Eberlein experienced a first in his lifetime when he found a mastodon jaw embedded in the mud of a river bed.
Hinesville's sign ordinance raised concerns for a local business owner and the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission at their meeting Tuesday.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to remove a section that mischaracterized a discussion during the April 19 Long County Board of Commissioners ...