Editor's note: The past few months, the Coastal Courier received several letters and phone calls, all anonymous, alleging poor management and questionable use of funds by the Liberty County School System administration, now headed by Dr. Valya Lee. The Courier's policy has been and remains that sources sign and acknowledge the letters we receive for publication, but in some cases, when a slew of letters make similar claims, we look into the matter, report on what we know and offer all sides the opportunity to respond. That is the case here. We began our coverage by bringing the ...
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission tabled a request to rezone approximately 5.3 acres of land from residential to commercial property during a public hearing Tuesday evening.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a fiscal-year 2015 budget of $25,961,583 at its mid-month meeting Thursday.
Local government officials, business leaders and community members gathered at CenturyLink's 50/50 building Thursday for a State of the County address by Board of Commissioners Chairman Donald Lovette and County Administrator Joey Brown. The address was part of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress Through People Luncheon series.
The Liberty County School System has undergone many changes in the past year - some originating within the school system, others coming from the state level or higher.
The Liberty County Development Authority held a special projects-committee meeting Wednesday to discuss improvement priorities for the Tradeport East Business Center.
The MidCoast Regional Airport's local joint-management board Thursday approved re-flooring plans that have been in the works for at least three years, according to previous Courier reports.
The Liberty County Board of Education met Tuesday night for a regularly scheduled session.
Ludowici City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday morning to reinstate Police Chief James Steiner, who has been on administrative leave for the previous three weeks.
A tractor-trailer carrying half of a mobile home down East Oglethorpe Highway on Thursday snagged a low-hanging support cable, causing a traffic jam.
The Long County Board of Education heard a presentation from a substitute-staffing service during the board's meeting Monday.
The Liberty County Development Authority Board of Directors met Monday morning to hear the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.
A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday in Savannah has charged 54 defendants for their alleged roles in a massive fraud upon the WIC and food stamp programs.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved, with special stipulations, a petition filed by Evans T & T Investments, LLC to rezone 44.12 acres of land for the Retreat at Oak Crest, Phase II and III, over-riding recommendations by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission and public concerns.
After several years of requesting that Long County residents properly address their homes, the Long County Commission is determined to make sure their efforts haven't been an exercise in futility.
At a called meeting Friday the Long County Commission accepted resignations of Road Superintendent Wilford Morris and Recreation Director Henry Strickland, and began arranging to ...
Former Hinesville Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit Lead Detective Maj. Thomas E. Cribbs passed away Monday.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is bringing a new program to the city of Hinesville and other communities throughout the state.
Hinesville Police Department Maj. Thomas Cribbs has died, according to HPD Assistant Police Chief Bill Kirkendall.
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.