Today's Long County election preview focuses on the sheriff's race. The first part of the preview looks at challengers Darrell Ballance and James E. Rogers. The second part of the preview will run Friday and look at challenger Frank McClelland Jr. and incumbent Craig Nobles.
Today's forecast predicts temperatures will be down slightly from what they've been in recent days, but that's little comfort for people whose jobs put them outside most of the time.
Two opportunities to learn more about TSPLOST and voice opinions on it are coming up in Liberty County.
Today's Long County election preview focuses on the 2nd District commissioner's race between incumbent Wallace Shaw and challenger Robert Long. Each candidate was given the same questions.
SAVANNAH - Walthourville City Councilwoman Luciria Lovette was elected to the Board of Directors for the Georgia Municipal Association during the its annual meeting on June 25.
An electrical short is suspected to have started a fire early Thursday that displaced some Walthourville residents.
The Liberty County Development Authority on Friday approved spending $172,215 for reforestation at its Tradeport East and West business centers.
Grace, a dog that became a symbol of resilience when it survived a Liberty County gas chamber and inspired the Georgia General Assembly to outlaw chamber euthanasia in 2010, will return to the area this week.
A pregnant soldier was hospitalized with stab wounds after being asked to break up a fight between a teenager and her roommate.
Today's Long County election preview focuses on the 5th District commissioner's race between incumbent Robert Walker and challenger Dwight Gordon. Each candidate was given the same questions.
In addition to the Cattle Hammock marina planning, two other area projects have received federal coastal incentive grants.
Fort Stewart celebrated America's 236th birthday Wednesday with a day-long party that began at Newman Field with a show, rides, games and food and ended at Donovan Field with a concert and fireworks.
An abstract Hinesville Area Arts Council mural depicting a live oak tree and shrimp boat received the county's blessing Tuesday.
A Walthourville family lost their home in an early Thursday fire, according to Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden.
Today's Long County election preview focuses on the 1st District commissioner's race between incumbent David Richardson and challenger Gerald Blocker. Each candidate was given the same questions.
Some Liberty County dentists are upset that a new dental clinic is coming to Fort Stewart through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.
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.