The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is working to obtain community support for the family of Sgt. Stefan M. Smith as his remains will be escorted by the Patriot Guard to Carter Funeral Home in Hinesville on Friday, Aug. 2, between 10-11 a.m.
Drivers in Richmond Hill can expect nighttime lane closures at the crossroads through the rest of the week.
Liberty County Magistrate Judge David L. (Trey) Aspinwall III, 44, died Tuesday, according to a family friend. Aspinwall was the son of Liberty County Probate Court Judge Nancy Aspinwall.
Long County commissioners Wednesday told U.S. Marine Corps representatives how expanding the Townsend Bombing Range would hurt the county, cutting more than 20,000 acres from the its property tax base.
As part of her "100-Days Entry Plan," Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee recommended Tuesday the board reorganize its senior-level staff to "eliminate critical barriers to academic success" and ensure that the system operates more effectively.
The recent not-guilty verdict that exonerated neighborhood-watch captain George Zimmerman in the 2012 Sanford, Fla., shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was not lost on the residents of Liberty County. They came out by the hundreds Sunday night to remember the teen, who, for many, has become a symbol of inequality in the justice system.
The Hinesville City Council conducted a show-cause hearing Thursday regarding the 2013 business license for Best Western Inn & Suites.
The Liberty County commissioners decided Thursday night they needed more information before committing $2,000 toward the hiring of a consulting firm that would market Liberty County and its cities to retailers and restaurateurs.
A Community Development Block Grant is helping Hinesville clean up slum and blighted areas, Assistant City Manager Kenneth Howard said.
The Long County Commission in May had a complete overhaul, with five new members being elected.
The Long County Board of Education signed an intergovernmental agreement Monday with the Long County Board of Commissioners to complete the required deceleration lane in front of the new high school. Last week, commissioners signed the agreement and now, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters, everything is on track to complete the work by the time the school opens for the 2013-14 academic year.
City leaders are working months ahead in preparation for required changes to their districts if an annexation referendum is passed by Liberty County residents in isolated areas on the west side of Hinesville.
June 10: Burglary (forced entry) - An officer was called to a residence after a woman cleaning the home noticed a bedroom window was broken. Broken glass was inside and outside the window. The officer observed most of the furniture was missing, but the complainant said the homeowner was in the process of moving. The homeowner was contacted, and he asked the complainant to see if his son's laptop was in the dining room. It was not, and the victim was unsure whether any other items were missing. The homeowners planned to return to their residence to see if anything ...
Hinesville entrepreneur and philanthropist Gary W. Dodd died Saturday morning.
Among the 12 agenda items considered on the first day of the 2013 city planning workshop was a proposal to change the city's ordinance for alcohol sales.
A group of behavioral health professionals met in Hinesville recently in an effort to better understand and serve the region.
A father allegedly held a woman and her infant at knife point in a car and then tried to use the car to run down ...
Husband, father, grandfather and Hall of Fame announcer Nate Hirsch, the original "Voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles," passed away Sunday morning. Hirsch's family ...
Fire destroyed a Walthourville mobile home and displaced two people early Monday morning.
Liberty County again claimed the Commissioners Cup, downing Bradwell Institute 53-13 at Hokey Jackson Stadium Friday to open the 2016 football season.
Long County beat Islands High 22-12 Friday in a game that wasn't as close as the score indicated.
FPCA continued its winning ways Friday, beating Hilton Head Christian Academy 38-21.
The Long County softball team ended a 5-game losing skid Wednesday, beating Jenkins (4-2) 5-2 in Savannah.
After dropping their first region game 15-0 at home, the Bradwell Lady Tigers ended up falling in the next two games against Richmond Hill.
It was Panther vs. Panther, as Liberty County's softball team hosted the Portal Lady Panthers in a non-region softball game Wednesday.
The roof on a seven year old operations building owned by the Liberty County Development Authority needs to be replaced and could cost more than ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's second town hall meeting on a proposed penny sales tax had much better turnout than the first.
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee addressed the "two biggest elephants in the room"-negative relations on the school board and district ratings ...
With four systems that could develop into tropical storms, officials are on alert but are downplaying concern for Coastal Georgia.
A hit and run accident Friday evening left a bicyclist injured and then arrested after it was learned he was wanted for failing to appear ...