At its first regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the new Long County Commission wasted no time in making several changes.
Public works contractor CH2MHILL/OMI was hit with a phone-scam attack in late April that tied up their phone system for two days, preventing it from making or receiving legitimate calls, OMI Director Gregg Higgins said.
As Tropical Storm Andrea made its way across Florida on Thursday afternoon, Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges said Coastal Georgia residents needed to prepare for excessive wind and rain into Friday morning. The storm carries with it the possibility of up to 5 inches of rain, 60 mph wind gusts, isolated tornadoes and some high surf.
Daniel Thomas of Richmond Hill won a $100,000 top prize playing the Jumbo Bucks Crossword instant lottery game.Thomas, who works in the gift-wrapping business, stopped at Clyde's Market on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway after work to buy a ticket.
Liberty County EMA Director Mike Hodges said he expects Tropical Storm Andrea will bring about 5 inches of rain and 60 mph wind gusts to this area. There also is a possibility for isolated tornadoes and some high surf (although major coastal flooding would not be expected since the storm would be coming at us from the Gulf, not the Atlantic). The impacts would be most likely for the coastal counties, and be felt mainly later Thursday and Thursday night, possibly lingering into early Friday in the South Carolina counties.
Hinesville will host the third annual Project Homeless Connect from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Community Center, 1370 Shaw Road, next to Lyman Hall Elementary School.
There are no projects on the list yet, and a date for voters to weigh in has not been determined, but Liberty County leaders are gearing up for the next special purpose local-option sales-tax referendum, or SPLOST, which will take place in 2014.
Long County High School seniors on Thursday were told to make the area proud as they were recognized during the 2013 senior banquet at LCHS.
To help local residents prepare for this year's hurricane season, which began Saturday, the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency observed Hurricane Preparedness Week from May 25-June 1.
A local food drive held at Bradwell Institute's gymnasium and sponsored by the Liberty County office of the United Way of the Coastal Empire gave away more than 17,000 pounds of food that included frozen turkeys, canned fruits and vegetables, bread and drinks. Area United Way Director Jennifer Darsey said a large crowd waited in the bleachers for the food to be bagged before it was distributed.
The annual Liberty Countywide Planning Workshop wrapped Friday after two days of sessions held within county lines for the first time.
Fort Stewart firefighters used their specialized lifesaving skills and training to rescue a Tattnall County maintenance worker May 21.
A remote-control model airplane club has brought new life to Liberty County's old airport. The Blazing Angels RC Squadron club members now are wowing spectators with aerobatic maneuvers by model aircraft.
Billy Kirk and Clint Durrence, lead line technicians with Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative of Midway, along with a line tech from Cobb EMC and another from Washington EMC, this weekend are heading to Costa Rica, where they'll bring electricity for the first time to a remote jungle village.
The foundation for the planned Long County Veterans Memorial recently was laid in Ludowici. With that work completed, the next step toward completing the three-year project is to have the names of veterans and supporters engraved on the marble stones that will be sitting at Friendship Park.
The Hinesville City Council approved a variety of agenda items at its meeting earlier this month, including a zoning petition, board appointments and changes to ...
The Liberty County Development Authority unanimously adopted a $4.3 million general-fund budget for fiscal-year 2016-17 Friday.
Members of the 2016 Leadership Liberty Class graduated and were recognized during a June 24 dinner. Each graduate received a plaque from Liberty County Chamber ...
Ludowici property owners can expect their city property-tax bills to go down.
Community leaders, family and friends gathered Monday at MidCoast Regional Airport to dedicate a new pilots' lounge in honor of Louis L. Duvernay.
SAVANNAH - Five years ago, the Ogeechee River saw the largest fish kill in Georgia history. More than 38,000 fish, mussels and, according to citizen ...
Charlie Goodloe, the 83-year-old man who finished his more-than-two-year walk across America at Fort Morris Historic Site on Friday, was able to get home.
Long County had its first Juneteenth celebration Saturday at South Park in Ludowici.
Once again, on the third Saturday in June, people got up while it was still dark and prepared to walk.
The Long County Board of Commissioners spent much of a recent meeting discussing issues that could provide more activities for youth.
Charlie Goodloe wrapped up a walk across America Friday at Fort Morris Historic Site.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a McIntosh County court ruling in a dispute among heirs over who legally owns land in the historic ...
ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has appointed state Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, to the Joint Study Committee on Industry Incentives for Financial ...
County and city leaders laid the groundwork last week for a grassroots campaign aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales ...