The Coastal Regional Commission heard a special presentation about alternative fuels during its April meeting Wednesday at Richmond Hill City Center.
Although it was not among the 100 fastest growing between 2000 and 2010, Hinesville-Fort Stewart recently was named one of the 50 fastest-growing communities between 2010 and 2011, according to a release from the U.S. Census Bureau.
About 160 years ago, Providence Canyon was a network of 3- to 5-foot deep drainage ditches created by rainwater runoff from farmers' fields.
Georgia DOT contractor R.B. Baker will begin resurfacing work on U.S. 84/S.R. 38 beginning south of S.R. 119 and extending east of Ryon Avenue in the cities of Walthourville, Allenhurst and Hinesville in Liberty County, weather permitting. This work will be performed from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. through Friday, April 27. A single lane closure and/or flagmen will be utilized for this work. Motorists should reduce their speed in these and all work zones.
Short-term issue resolution plans were not the only ones on the table during the Liberty County-wide Planning Workshop, which was held March 28-30 at the King and Prince Golf & Beach Resort on St. Simons Island.
Long County residents participated in the 2012 Relay for Life on Friday night and Saturday morning at Veterans Stadium in Ludowici.
Despite the threat of rain and dropping temperatures, more than 200 people participated in the first-ever Good Friday Walk for Shelter.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., touched on budget issues and government programs Tuesday during the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Board of Education Transportation Complex.
One Liberty County school was recognized as a Healthy Schools Program model for its success in cutting high-calorie beverages and increasing its servings of fresh fruits and vegetables.
About 160 years ago, Providence Canyon was a network of 3 to 5-foot deep drainage ditches created by rainwater runoff from farmers' fields.
The Hinesville City Council voted Thursday to authorize the purchase of more than four acres of land along Frank Cochran Drive from 14 owners to accommodate the road's widening.
Every year during the Relay for Life of Liberty County, the luminaria ceremony is a special part of the evening.
Liberty Countians looking for a place to perfect their serves and backhands will have a new venue for that in the coming months, as the Liberty County Board of Commissioners gave the green light Tuesday to $180,432 in recreation-parks work.
The term spring break usually conjures images of toes in the sand and playground fun, but some members of Project Reach G.A.N.G. took time this week to connect with senior citizens.
Students from several Liberty County elementary schools are showing off their artistic talents in a crayon medium at the first-ever Children's Art Exhibit, which runs through April 30 at the Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street.
The company hoping to build a pipeline through Coastal Georgia needs to make sure it does everything it can to protect the environment if its project is approved, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said during a Friday morning stop in Richmond Hill.
Opponents of a proposed petroleum pipeline are lining up in advance of a public hearing set for 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
In the upcoming 2015 election, Liberty County wants to put the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) back on the ballot after a measure to renew it was defeated in last year's midterm election. The tax officially expired March 31, meaning the sales tax in Liberty County is now 6 percent, 1 percent lower than surrounding counties.
Faith-based groups, businesses and members of the public from eastern Liberty County had a chance to learn about a proposed prison re-entry program during a meeting Monday at Wilderness Baptist Church in Midway.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect a correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. The Liberty County Board of Commissioners received the fiscal-year 2016 budget for the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau earlier this month. An article on page 10A Wednesday incorrectly stated that the commissioners approved the budget, but the CVB's board approves its own spending plan. The commissioners simply received a copy of the budget.
Long County commissioners recently discussed the possibility of hiring a county administrator in the future.
The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP recently held what was widely viewed as a successful, well-attended Community Policing Awareness forum.
A delegation from Hinesville's sister city in China visited the area to explore economic, cultural and educational opportunities.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man suspected of lewd conduct with a child after asking the public's help in identifying him.
A 20-year-old man has been charged with allowing a 13-year-old boy to drive a car that led to a wreck and serious injuries, police said.
A Hinesville Downtown Development Authority meeting Wednesday morning focused on attracting business to area.
Dollie Goldman has been breaking down social barriers for more than 50 years.
Heather Brannon, owner of the Cattail Crossing Shopping Center in Midway, believes in supporting veterans.
Several Liberty County agencies requested larger budget allotments during a daylong Liberty County commissioners meeting Thursday.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is looking for the public's assistance in identifying the man in these photographs for questioning concerning an allegation of a lewd incident involving a child.