The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Peace Prize award for civil rights and social justice was commemorated Monday with prayers, songs and speeches during Liberty County's annual MLK Jr. Day service at Bradwell Institute.
More than 80 entries that included nine floats, scores of VIP cars, police cruisers, fire trucks and military vehicles as well as marching soldiers, bands, church and civic groups took part in this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade Monday in downtown Hinesville.
Liberty County has begun construction of a rural water system for residents in the Holmestown-Screven Fork area and those who live along Highway 84 from the Midway city limits to Highway 196. The well for the new system is at Joseph Miller Park and will draw water from the Miocene Aquifer, according to county officials.
While the temperature is expected to get into the 60s around Hinesville today, a cold front is expected to slip through the area tonight or early Wednesday, dropping temperatures.
A lockdown Friday morning at Richmond Hill High School caused by a bomb threat was lifted around 1 p.m. after local and state law-enforcement officials found no devices or weapons on the school grounds.
Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will seal cracks on the surface of Highway 84 westbound between Fleming and Midway in Liberty County from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 21-22, weather permitting. Sealing pavement cracks prevents water from entering the base and sub-base of the roadway and extends the pavement life by at least three years. Signs, barrels and/or cones will be used to alert the public of changes. Personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to travel lanes, and drivers should proceed with caution.
The Hinesville City Council adopted a revised alcohol ordinance during its meeting Thursday. The new ordinance incorporates three amendments, including the sale of package alcohol on Sunday; issuance of an alcoholic-beverage license based on food sales; and the distance an establishment selling alcohol can be from libraries, churches, schools or residences.
Interim CEO for Gateway Behavioral Health Services David Crews said Gateway's branch facilities in Liberty County are not affected by the recent discovery of misused funds at Georgia's largest health-care provider for patients who have developmental disabilities, are mentally ill or suffer with an addiction.
Ludowici's city council meeting Tuesday evening was brief, barely half an hour long. The meeting was called to order by Mayor James Fuller at precisely 6 p.m., and all attending were led in an invocation by a local pastor.
Today, we gather to talk about the state of the state in Georgia. This is a state that we love, and a state that we call home. Not as Democrats, not as Republicans – but as Georgians.
Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the consular corps, members of the judiciary, my fellow Georgians:
The Long County Commission voted at its meeting last week to renew a contract for trash pickup with Republic Waste Services. Chairman Robert Long said the annual fee for poly carts will be $156 per resident. The cost for Dumpsters will vary, depending on the amount of waste collected. The county will bill residents for the poly-cart fee, but Republic Waste
Community leaders are planning an trip this summer to Marsabit, Kenya, according to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas. He said the city council approved a recommendation a year ago to join with Marsabit in the sister-city international-partnership program, but money was not available to pay for a trip.
The media player at left has daily reports from the Georgia General Assembly for 2014 session, which began Jan. 13:
Five of the six Republican candidates running for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's 1st Congressional District seat met Wednesday for a forum sponsored by the Savannah Area Republican Women.
Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Hermine claimed another victim. This time, it was the start of Christmas break for students and teachers in the Liberty ...
Both Liberty and Long counties have been approved for individual financial assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Students and school personnel across the district went orange in unity to stand against bullying
The following is an update from the city of Hinesvlle's public relations manager Brittany McClure:
The Liberty County Library Board of Trustees is without a chairman and efforts to name one are stymied by persistent questions about the board's ...
Hurricane Matthew didn't just bring down trees and power lines as it blew through coastal Georgia. The storm that hit Liberty County on Oct ...
Liberty and Long County have just been approved for individual financial assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The city of Hinesville hosted the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 Young Adult Liberty Leaders on Oct. 20.
ATLANTA - With more than 30,000 claims reported, Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has estimated that insured losses in the state from Hurricane Matthew reached ...
Hinesville City Council adopted a budget of $36,514,056 for the 2017 fiscal year at Thursday's council meeting. The city's millage rate ...
"I want you to commit. Move it from the paper to the heart and make it happen."
The Liberty County NAACP honored members of its old guard and rising stars at the organization's annual Freedom Fund Banquet Friday at the Liberty ...
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee urged members of the Liberty County NAACP to use the power of prayer and the strength of ...
The delivery from Bradwell Institute's JROTC canned food drive came at the right time for Manna House Ministries.
U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter visited Liberty County Wednesday morning and met with officials and personnel from the Liberty County Office of Emergency Management.