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.
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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.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced a new "Movies in the Park" series for five Friday nights beginning Aug. 8 in Bryant Commons' amphitheater, 438 Oglethorpe Highway.
Walthourville Police Lt. Wade Long, attempting to initiate a traffic stop, was involved in a chase on Talmadge Road in Walthourville on Wednesday night.
Hinesville Mayor James Thomas and Midway Mayor Clemontine Washington were elected to the Board of Directors for the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during the association's annual meeting June 23 in Savannah.
After an extensive search, the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors selected Michelle Ricketson as the agency's new executive director.
Now that the school year is over, many local children are attending a free summer learning camp hosted by the Hineshouse Project Inc.'s Resident Services Department.
The victim in Wednesday's shooting at Eagles Landing Subdivision is described as a fiercely loyal teen who "loved those around him with all he ...
The founder of Second Chances Equine Rescue is determined to find out what happened to her beloved gelding, Sebastian.
A dispute between members of the Liberty County Board of Education has gone to social media and beyond, with allegations having been lodged with the ...
Looking to avoid a tragedy similar to the 2015 death of a film crew member in Wayne County, the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau ...
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he has a message for whoever's responsible for a series of recent church break-ins.
Former Long County High School Assistant Band Director Michael Loredo had his bond reduced to $35,000 on Thursday during a hearing before Long County ...
The victim in Wednesday's shooting has been identified as Clyde A. Weeks, 19 of Hinesville. According to HPD Chief of Detectives Chris Reid, Weeks ...
The Alee Shriners Iron Knights plan to ride 1,000 miles in 24 hours for charity.
The Liberty County commissioners devoted much of their planning session Monday to professional fire protection countywide.
Voters in Long County will soon be asked whether they want to renew a one cent sales tax for education to pay off debt from ...
Midway's City Council Monday took two more steps toward building a new city hall, a project they hope to complete this year.
The city of Hinesville was recently named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
A Hinesville mother and her three children have been displaced following a fire which destroyed their Hollywood Drive home Monday afternoon.
Coastal Manor's first resident beauty pageant is in the books and Rosetta Fleming was crowned Ms. Coastal Manor on Friday.
The Liberty County Commission is studying House Bill 134, a measure that would allow a single county to hold its own referendum to implement a ...