Hinesville is one of 394 U.S. cities entering New York mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg's Mayor Challenge, which is intended to inspire American cities to generate innovative ideas to solve challenges and improve urban life, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies.
The official results of last week's Long County general primary election confirmed the close victory by challenger Sherry Long in the clerk of courts race.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office welcomed newly hired assistant district attorney Megan Lane on Monday morning as she took her oath of office in Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavender's courtroom at the justice center.
Silver Dollar Lounge employees will get to keep dancing despite the club's close call with a deadline that could threaten its business license. The Liberty County Commission Tuesday granted lounge owner Sun Cha Seals a second extension this year on parking lot improvements required at the Highway 196 site. When the business asked for the six-month extension in February, a representative said financial obstacles prevented the lounge from completing the drainage, grading, piping and landscaping required to maintain a business license.
Hinesville's city council meeting seemed subdued Thursday, following Tuesday's primary elections in which the T-SPLOST referendum failed.
Hinesville leaders collectively are disappointed by Tuesday's failed T-SPLOST referendum, according to Mayor Jim Thomas and Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier.
The controversial 1-percent sales tax for transportation projects failed in the Coastal Region, garnering 53,760 no votes compared to 39,699 yes.
Long County voters decided whether 10 incumbents might get to keep their jobs during Tuesday's primary election, including the office of sheriff, clerk of superior court, tax commissioner, public service commissioners, county commissioners for districts 1, 2 and 5, and board of education seats for districts 2 and 4.
ATLANTA (AP) - Voters have rejected a penny sales tax referendum to pay for transportation projects in nine of 12 regions in Georgia, including in metro Atlanta, unofficial returns show.
In Long County, Craig Nobles won the Democrat nod for the sheriff's post with 1,404 votes. Frank McClelland Jr. garnered 704 votes while James E. Rogers took 152. Nobles will face Republican challenger G. Darrell Ballance in November. Sherry McFann Long beat Frank Middleton for the superior court clerk seat, 1,115 to 1,100. Becky S. Fowler beat Deona Walker Carter in the tax commissioner race, 1,625 to 588. In the county commission races, Gerald Blocker, Robert A. Long and Dwight Gordon defeated their challengers for the District 1, District 2 and District 5 seats, respectively ...
Donald L. Lovette will serve as the next Liberty County Commission chairman, a message from voters that status quo may not be so bad.
In addition to the controversial T-SPLOST referendum, Liberty County voters are in the process of weighing in on a race with local implications today.
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham County police are investigating a late-night car crash that killed a 19-year-old woman.
If all goes according to plan, Liberty County voters will know this week who will succeed commission chairman John McIver, whether board of education District 2 incumbent Charlie Frasier will keep his post and whether to plan for a January tax increase.
Shoppers will get a break from road construction this weekend to go along with the state's suspension of the sales tax for school supplies ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Staggering Hinesville City Council elections and annexing Fort Stewart's cantonment area were among the topics discussed Thursday during a council retreat.
Hinesville is about to get another traffic light.
Four years after she was admitted to Liberty Regional Medical Center, a wrongful death suit for former LRMC chief operating room nurse Barbara Porter started ...
Liberty County will host its first virtual town-hall meeting from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday.
Dr. Yvette Keel became the newest Liberty County Board of Education member after she was sworn in Tuesday morning.
SAVANNAH ― The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police has named Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier as the recipient of the GACP Meritorious Service Award.
Roads – dirt and paved – were the focus during the Liberty County Board of Commissioners' called meeting Monday evening to discuss how to resurrect the Special ...
The Liberty County Hospital Authority board will enter into a lease agreement with Verizon for a cellphone tower to be placed on top of Liberty ...
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6.6 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from ...
Hinesville City Council has approved an agreement to provide a city police officer for Liberty Regional Medical Center on weekends.
Cancer Association Relief Effort Support, or CARES, held its first fundraiser July 3 in Ludowici.
Long County emergency-medical-service units have moved from the fire department to a new building on North McDonald Street in Ludowici, Paramedic Doug Diller of Excelsior ...
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commissioners met earlier today to consider some rezoning petitions and new business. Planning Commissioners recommended approval for every item on the ...
The deadline to appeal property tax assessments for 2015 is Monday.