Hinesville's Diversity Health Center soon was receive a hurricane preparedness medical pack, just in time for hurricane season that starts today and runs through Nov. 1. The pack contains enough medicines and supplies to treat 100 patients for three to five days after a hurricane.
Dylan Goodman was originally charged with two counts of murder and three counts of aggravated assault, but walked out of court Wednesday with 10 years probation with no time to serve.
A three-day planning forum united development stakeholders and senior care providers last week to address planning needs for an aging community.
While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who have died in service to their country, at least one soldier sees the holiday as a call to be ready to meet challenges.
It's been called a storm, but officials are talking more about Beryl's beneficial rain than any damage in this area.
The Liberty County Commission last week approved a service agreement for mosquito control in Flemington and entertained a request from Walthourville to increase the county's allotment for fire services to the city.
Brooke Childers, district representative for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's Savannah office, gets a lot of requests for assistance for help with problems with federal agencies.
Editor's note: The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency reports the area is under a flashflood warning into Tuesday because of rain from Tropical Storm Beryl.
The state's leash law will be among the items discussed during the Midway City Council's monthly work session at 9 a.m. Wednesday in city hall.
In a special meeting Tuesday the Long County Commission approved new district lines to send to the Justice Department. The vote was 3-1, but several commissioners expressed dismay.
Frank Cochran Drive is now officially Veterans Parkway.
A Veterans Memorial Walk is planned for Hinesville's Bryant Commons. City officials joined members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee Thursday to discuss the memorial, which will honor all Liberty County veterans who've died for our country, beginning with the American Revolution to the current conflict.
All but three races in Liberty County's local elections were decided by qualifying over the past week.
Nine Long County incumbents are being challenged in the November general election.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring a tropical system that could bring bad weather to the area late Saturday or early Sunday.
A new chapter will be added to the Liberty County Code of Ordinances - Illicit Discharges and Illegal Connections.
Many things have come and gone in the span of a century. Alma B. Williams of Midway still has the clarity of mind and whimsical wit to recall them all.
Under a new state law that went into effect Wednesday, Georgians are no longer limited to having only sparkler-type illuminations.
The Fleming Food Mart might get competition across Leroy Coffer Highway, and its owner isn't happy about that prospect.
A second-chance home for pregnant youth could be established in Walthourville.
STATESBORO - Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has been busy.
This past week was a turbulent time for the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department with the suspension of the acting chief, a partial walkout of firefighters and allegations that a commissioner illegally operated a fire truck.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for May was 6.5 percent, up 0.4 percentage point from 6.1 percent in April. The rate in May 2014 was 7.9 percent.
All Troy Burns wants is to put a gazebo in his front yard. But at least one of his neighbors, the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission staff and a majority of the Planning Commissioners don't like the idea.
Editor's note: An information box accompanying this article has been changed to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Former Liberty County NAACP President Liston Singletary III is a candidate running for mayor of Hinesville. Because of an editor's error, his name was listed incorrectly in an information box accompanying a front-page article on June 24. The Coastal Courier regrets the error.
Since 2013, usage at the Long County Library has increased by nearly 27 percent, according to library board secretary and treasurer Brent Klinedinst.
The suspect in the shooting that killed nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, reportedly confessed to the horrific act and, in doing so, told police he wanted to start a race war.
Hinesville City Council approved applications Thursday to seek grant funding for the police and fire departments.
The proposed 2016 budget was adopted by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners today. At their mid-month meeting, Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin reviewed the budget a final time before the commissioners.