The Ludowici City Council did not re-hire seven employees, four from the police department and three from city hall, during its first meeting of the new year Tuesday.
This year promises to be a busy one in terms of area elections.
Local residents gathered early Monday morning for Hinesville's 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, grabbing the best viewing spots along Gen. Screven Way, Hendry Street and Main Street.
Maurice Dwayne Newsome entered his negotiated plea of guilty to malice murder in the death of his former girlfriend, Savannah Smith, on Tuesday in Liberty County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell's courtroom.
In a recent Long County Commission meeting, county board of elections member Nancy McKnew questioned recent payments to board chair Vanessa Cunningham.
The Midway City Council last Tuesday unanimously rejected its lawyer's advice to spend around $250 for a study aimed at helping resolve a years-long dispute between Midway and the Liberty County Development Authority.
Allenhurst's leaders were sworn into new terms Thursday at City Attorney Bob Pirkle's office in Hinesville.
Donald Lovette is a man who gives life to the characters he sees in his mind's eyes.
The annual Leadership and Grand Marshall Breakfast at Historic Dorchester Academy continued a long tradition Saturday with more than 125 governmental, civic and religious leaders attending to honor the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King.
This old home was moved Thursday from 506 Oglethorpe Highway, only three doors down from the Mills House, which was scheduled to be moved today. However, a last-minute decision by the Georgia Department of Transportation delayed that move until 9 a.m. Monday. The smaller home also was part of the property now owned by attorneys Joel and Jay Osteen.
A line stretched outside the chapel door of First Baptist Church in Ludowici on Wednesday afternoon as a steady stream of family, friends and community members gathered to pay their final respects to Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles, who died early Monday morning.
Winter is expected back across Georgia, including our coastal area, this evening. It could stay the weekend.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Liberty County School System are working together to find the person - or people - responsible for vandalizing two schools and damaging $21,887 worth of technology gear in Midway over the weekend.
Longtime Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles died Monday at Wayne County Hospital in Jesup. He was 76 years old. Nobles had been battling cancer and was undergoing treatment at the time of his death.
Longtime Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles died early Monday morning at Wayne County Hospital in Jesup. He was 76 years old.
4-H members across Liberty County are preparing for National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of the club that takes place during the first full week of October.
Long County High School is celebrating homecoming this week with a variety of activities scheduled at the school. The theme for this year is "This is How We Blue Tide." The highlight of the week will take place Friday when the 2014 homecoming queen is announced and crowned during halftime of the high-school football game.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority will host a screening of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" at the amphitheater at Bryant Commons on Friday, Oct. 3.
Riceboro residents and city officials met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners Thursday at Riceboro City Hall to discuss and update the community's land-use map.
Seven participants of the Liberty County DUI court graduated from the 24-month program in a ceremony held at the Liberty County Justice Center on Friday morning.
The Courier has received some calls asking whether there is some sort of emergency happening at Long County High School. However, we checked with the emergency management agency and learned that the county is just conducting a training exercise out there. EMA Director Bob Heffley said there is no cause for concern and the students are safe.
Fort Stewart 1st Lt. Daniel Wynn and his wife, Corina, headed to Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart on Thursday night to welcome their new baby; however, the infant had other plans.
As Nov. 1 and the second annual Veterans Salute at Bryant Commons draw near, the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee continues to work on details for the event to honor all veterans, past and present.
As Hinesville's fiscal-year 2015 budget workshop went into its final day Monday afternoon, the books showed the city's total revenues at $33,672,911, but total expenditures were $34,155,044, leaving a deficit of $482,133.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Interact Club hosted "See You at the Pole," an internationally observed day of prayer, at the school's flagpole Wednesday morning.
The Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday heard a presentation from Charlestine Hutchison, a Long County teacher and president of Hodari Hope Inc., a local nonprofit organization.
Hinesville Assistant City Manager Ken Howard presented a big check to Mayor Jim Thomas and city-council members at the start of Thursday's council meeting.
The winds were a little blustery Saturday and brought with them dark, threatening clouds. Rather than prompting local residents to stay home, though, something in the winds drew folks to downtown Hinesville. It was the sound of good music and the smell of great barbecue emanating from the Hinesville Area Arts Council's 11th annual Blues and BBQ festival.
Liberty County resident Brynslet Sellers, 2, has undergone heart-transplant surgery, accordingto posts on www.facebook.com/prayers4brynslet.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a request from Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Executive Director Tres Hamilton at its mid-month meeting Thursday night.