ATLANTA - State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, recently was named legislator of the year by the 100 Black Men of Southeast Georgia.
With early voting for the May 20 primary starting today, the state has broadened voters access to polling information.
The 500-pound gorilla at the annual countywide planning workshop Wednesday-Friday was the upcoming renewal the county's special purpose local option sales tax.
Liberty County community leaders and elected officials met for the 23rd annual planning workshop on St. Simons Island this week. On Wednesday, about 54 people reviewed progress made on the top five goals from the 2013 workshop - BRAC, education, quality of life, SPLOST 2015 and workforce development - before deciding on 2014 goals.
The Liberty County Democratic Party will have its annual awards banquet Saturday, May 3, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m., and the program starts at 7. The keynote speaker is Rashad Richey of CBS Radio WAOK in Atlanta.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning about 900 acres in the northwest part of the post today, according to a news release from Fort Stewart's public affairs office.
The mess behind the courthouse annex in downtown Hinesville should start clearing up soon, engineer Trent Long told the Liberty County Commission Thursday.
"They're bragging out there that they got their's free. It kind of makes me mad. They're not free, those are tax dollars."
Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas told Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members and special guests that Hinesville's future is promising during his State of the City Address given Thursday at Connection Church in Flemington.
Bryan County Administrator Ray Pittman announced Monday he plans on stepping down this summer as the county's top appointed official.
After nearly seven years as the executive director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, Vicki Davis is leaving her position and moving on with her career. Davis resigned Friday, April 11. She said her last day on the job will be April 25.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a political candidate forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville, 800 Tupelo Trail.
More than 35 former and current African-American mayors from throughout Georgia convened April 4-6 in Hinesville for the annual Spring Conference of the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors. The organization provides information, resources and assistance to small, rural cities that commonly are led by African-American mayors.
Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles went before county commissioners April 1 and asked for additional deputies.
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.
The city of Hinesville was recently named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
A Hinesville mother and her three children have been displaced following a fire which destroyed their Hollywood Drive home Monday afternoon.
Coastal Manor's first resident beauty pageant is in the books and Rosetta Fleming was crowned Ms. Coastal Manor on Friday.
The Liberty County Commission is studying House Bill 134, a measure that would allow a single county to hold its own referendum to implement a ...