With an April 1 deadline looming for emergency medical services to end, the Long County Commission on Monday approved another extension with current EMS provider Liberty Regional Medical Center.
Atlanta attorney Jimmy McDonald informed the Liberty County Development Authority on Monday that MidCoast Regional Airport will benefit from $1 million in Airport Aid Program funds to extend the runway.
One does not have to vote to be called for jury duty, according to Liberty County Clerk of Superior Court F. Barry Wilkes.
Local government leaders say more needs to be done to enhance Liberty County's appearance in order to entice a greater number of visitors and convince potential residents and businesses to settle here.
Hinesville has received a $10 million, low-interest loan to pay for upgrades to its sewage treatment plant on Fort Stewart, according the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority.
A freeze warning will be in effect for most of Georgia starting at midnight. That includes Long County. Even the western two-thirds of Liberty will be under a freeze watch, according to the National Weather Service's Charleston office.
Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting included only 15 agenda items, but public comments and reports from the council, mayor and city manager made for a full afternoon.
The county's new rural water system is on track and could go online as early as September, Liberty County commissioners learned Thursday.
Following a "show-cause" hearing Thursday, the Hinesville City Council revoked the alcohol and business licenses of Island Vybez at 728 E. Oglethorpe Highway.
Another Chatham County Police officer is sending a letter saying she plans to sue the department.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved rezoning a 4.17-acre residential tract in an unincorporated area of the county and then agreed it should be annexed it into the city of Hinesville.
Former Liberty County School System Superintendent Steve Wilmoth recently was sanctioned by the Missouri Ethics Commission for getting paid to promote an Ombudsman program while employed as the superintendent of the Seneca School District in Missouri.
Work on the proposed interchange at I-95 and Belfast Siding Road could begin as early as the summer of 2017 - or then again, maybe not.
Nineteen local youths have proven themselves experts at land judging, as the Liberty County 4-H club cleared the brackets at the State 4-H Land Judging Contest on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the J. Campbell Research and Education Center in Watkinsville.
The Liberty County Commission approved the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax resolution at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Hinesville City Council during its Thursday evening meeting approved a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps. Previously, the council delayed a vote on the new store because the public had not been given the requested two weeks' notice before the request was presented.
Liberty Countians looking for entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings need look no further than the local Performing Arts Center, where Love-It Productions will stage "My Sons from Another Mother," the latest from playwright and producer Donald Lovette.
Trapper Jack removed four gators Wednesday morning from ponds in Hinesville's Bryant Commons Park. The city contracted Trapper Jack and his assistant, Valerie Jones, to remove the nuisance gators for fear they would attack children who fish in the ponds during special events. Bryant Commons, which is leased by the city, holds music festivals and events that draw large crowds. Jones said the gators will not be euthanized andwill be relocated 20-25 miles from Hinesville.
The first, and possibly the most important, issue discussed by city leaders during last week's annual planning workshop was a notice from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division that Liberty and Bryan counties have to reduce the amount of water pumped from the Floridan aquifer by 1 million gallons a day.
Marquana Adale Jasper, who has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of murder, appeared before Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavendar on Monday. Cavendar heard Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Steven Teal's testimony, which established probable cause in the state's case.
Midway police shut down a produce stand that was too close to the road last Wednesday.
Liberty County Parents! Post your back to school photos or videos on Instagram using the hashtag #LCB2S (Liberty County Back 2 School) and we'll share some of our favorites on our new Instagram account CoastalCourier.
Representatives from Liberty County, its municipalities and the chamber of commerce met Tuesday to discuss campaign plans for the coming special-purpose local-option sales-tax referendum.
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