The Liberty County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a fiscal-year 2015 budget of $25,961,583 at its mid-month meeting Thursday.
Local government officials, business leaders and community members gathered at CenturyLink's 50/50 building Thursday for a State of the County address by Board of Commissioners Chairman Donald Lovette and County Administrator Joey Brown. The address was part of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress Through People Luncheon series.
The Liberty County School System has undergone many changes in the past year - some originating within the school system, others coming from the state level or higher.
The Liberty County Development Authority held a special projects-committee meeting Wednesday to discuss improvement priorities for the Tradeport East Business Center.
The MidCoast Regional Airport's local joint-management board Thursday approved re-flooring plans that have been in the works for at least three years, according to previous Courier reports.
The Liberty County Board of Education met Tuesday night for a regularly scheduled session.
Ludowici City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday morning to reinstate Police Chief James Steiner, who has been on administrative leave for the previous three weeks.
A tractor-trailer carrying half of a mobile home down East Oglethorpe Highway on Thursday snagged a low-hanging support cable, causing a traffic jam.
The Long County Board of Education heard a presentation from a substitute-staffing service during the board's meeting Monday.
The Liberty County Development Authority Board of Directors met Monday morning to hear the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.
A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday in Savannah has charged 54 defendants for their alleged roles in a massive fraud upon the WIC and food stamp programs.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved, with special stipulations, a petition filed by Evans T & T Investments, LLC to rezone 44.12 acres of land for the Retreat at Oak Crest, Phase II and III, over-riding recommendations by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission and public concerns.
After several years of requesting that Long County residents properly address their homes, the Long County Commission is determined to make sure their efforts haven't been an exercise in futility.
The Liberty County Commission received a proposed 2015 budget that is lower than the current year's spending plan Tuesday evening at its regular meeting.
Shrimp season in Coastal Georgia waters begins Tuesday, but some shrimp-boat captains don't want to wait and will risk shrimping in closed waters. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources Capt. Doug Lewis, they may face having their shrimp confiscated by DNR rangers, as well as heavy fines and criminal charges.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted unanimously to table a request from the Liberty County Recreation Department for new batting cages at Liberty Independent Troop Park.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Felony Drug Court graduated 11 participants in a ceremony Dec. 15 at the Liberty County Justice Center in Hinesville.
Turnout was light Tuesday evening for a follow-up land-use planning meeting at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Hinesville's city council meeting ran smoothly and quickly Thursday until the board reached an action item to approve submission of the city's local maintenance-improvement grant project list to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Officials are looking into a Friday-morning accident in Hinesville that claimed the life of Fort Stewart soldier whose car landed upside-down in a pond at E.G. Miles Parkway and Curtis Road.
The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted its annual Dodd-Brown Christmas party Tuesday evening for area foster children.
A small, one-person plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning in McIntosh County.
The Golden Corral building on Highway 84 in Hinesville is back on the market. A Realtor's sign was placed on the property sometime this week.
The Stakeholder's Advisory Committee of the Hinesville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization met Tuesday to hear an update on Liberty County's long-range transportation plans and view the prioritized project list.
Construction on the Armstrong Liberty Center's new building has been delayed, according to Liberty Center Director Pete Hoffman.
The Liberty County School System held its first-ever Holiday Extravaganza on Monday and Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Roughly 30 Liberty County residents and elected officials demonstrated peacefully in downtown Hinesville Friday afternoon.
A 400-pound, 60-year-old-tortoise named Benjamin Franklin paid a visit to Hinesville on Friday afternoon. Randy Gallagher, the owner of the tortoise, was passing through on his way to various cities in Georgia as a way to raise awareness for turtle conservation. Benjamin drew a large crowd in the parking lot of Hinesville's Walmart as children and adults rode the animal and curious onlookers snapped photos. Gallagher has had Ben for 45 years. "All he pretty much does is eat and sleep," said Gallagher, who is from North Carolina.
Members of Liberty County 4-H's Crafty Corners Club on Friday presented a very special gift to LaDona Andrews, a child support enforcement agent with Liberty County's Child Support Services.
Liberty County residents, Fort Stewart families and visitors from around the region turned out in droves Friday night for the 18thannual Illuminated Christmas Parade in Hinesville, presented by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau.