Officials confirmed Wednesday that a suspected hazardous material found Wednesday morning at Bradwell Institute was mercury, according to Hinesville Fire Chief T. Lamar Cook.
A Richmond Hill teen has been released from the hospital after he was bitten by a snake last Tuesday near Daniel Siding Loop Road.
Next Sunday, children will sport their finest Easter outfits and head to church with their families after digging through baskets filled with goodies. Some may even search for eggs that the Easter Bunny has hidden around their yards.
With a new education evaluation system moving into place in light of the Georgia waiver from No Child Left Behind standards, two Liberty County schools have been named "focus schools."
Eleven Black Men of Liberty County held its 18th annual banquet Saturday on Fort Stewart, where the group honored its eight middle- and high-school aged members for their achievements.
The old folk song laments, "Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam."
Kenneth Lumpkin, a former Liberty County corrections officer, formally was arraigned in Long County Superior Court on Tuesday morning before Superior Court Judge C. Paul Rose.
Congress has made available millions of dollars to pay Georgia landowners who agree not to use their land for the development of subdivisions.
Long County Commission Chairman Bobby Walker spoke to members of the Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday at its March meeting.
Those who recently have done gardening or lawn maintenance probably have noticed the price of fertilizer has increased exponentially.
Test scores for Liberty County School System students with disabilities increased considerably in the 2010-11 school year, according to data released last week.
A Long County couple catching fire for an anti-President Barack Obama bumper sticker sold on their website wants to clear the air, while local political leaders say the message is unpatriotic, racist and a blight to the area.
ATLANTA - Approximately 30 members of the Georgia Downtown Association, including Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Vicki Davis, gathered recently at the state Capitol to join Gov. Nathan Deal in proclaiming March 6, 2012, as Downtown Day in Georgia.
A gospel sing-out last weekend in Ludowici raised more than $500 to fight cancer.
Parking concerns in downtown Hinesville mostly are an issue of perception, Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Vicki Davis said.
Hundreds of school-age children brought their parents with them to the YMCA soccer fields Wednesday for Liberty County's Ninth Annual Earth Day celebration.
A man was injured this morning in a rollover in Long County.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Day 2 of the county-wide planning workshop started with developing action plans for the top three issues chosen Wednesday afternoon: Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, branding Liberty County and business development.
Certified employees, such as teachers, in the Liberty County School System will transition from being paid once a month to twice a month starting in January.
Officials talked about developments in their departments and the results of projects during the first day of a countywide retreat on St. Simons Island Wednesday.
William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority police officer, continues to make progress in his road to recovery after being struck by a tractor-trailer March 2.
County and city leaders have gathered on St. Simons Island for the annual county-wide planning workshop to discuss initiatives, community issues and updates on topics from last year's meeting. Jeff Ricketson, executive director of Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, opened the meeting by having everyone sharing what makes them Liberty County-proud.
Hinesville resident Joe Stuart has spoken directly to City Council on numerous occasions during the public-comment portion of its twice-monthly meetings.
An estimated 200 people attended a public meeting on a proposed pipeline at the Richmond Hill city center Tuesday to hear information and voice their opinions. Vice President of Public Affairs Allen Fore from Kinder Morgan, the company proposing the pipeline, gave a 10-minute speech about its proposal and the reasoning behind placing a pipeline along the coast of Georgia, including Bryan, Liberty and Long counties.
Dispatchers in Liberty County's 911 center spend hours in front of computer monitors in a dimly-lit, windowless room fielding calls that they don't know whether they'll be about a noise complaint or a shooting.
Roads dominated much of the Long County Commission meeting on April 7.
The Liberty Transit public transportation system will offer free rides Wednesday in recognition of Earth Day.
It's not the kind of call any officer wants to receive.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County Office has allocated and disbursed its 2015 funds to several local nonprofit agencies, but the Kirk Healing Center was not one of the recipients.
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.