Candidates running for municipal offices are pawing at the starting gate since qualifying ended last week for the cities of Hinesville, Riceboro, Walthourville and Allenhurst.
The Hinesville City Council approved extending by six months a temporary moratorium on issuing business licenses to businesses, like Internet cafes, that engage in Internet gaming or sweepstakes. These activities involve electronic machines and devices, Internet services and telephone cards, city officials said.
Qualifying for the Nov. 8 Ludowici non-partisan general election concluded Friday.
The city of Hinesville is nearing the end of a storm water drainage project to alleviate flooding in the downtown area, especially on South Main Street, during periods of intense rain.
An investigation into the July death of a 3-year-old Hinesville girl resulted in the arrest of a Fort Stewart soldier Thursday night.
The MidCoast Regional Airport is a buzz this week as officials welcome and network with members of the International Comanche Society. Pilots and enthusiasts from around the world gathered at the Hinesville/Fort Stewart airport for the 2011 ICS General Membership Convention.
Area residents raised $7,500 during a motorcycle poker run Saturday to help 4-year-old Vicky Hall, a Ludowici girl who is fighting cancer. She was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in February.
Hurricane Katia is expected to develop into a major storm over the next few days, but forecasters say it is still too early to say if it will threaten Coastal Georgia.
With lower prices in mind, members of the MidCoast Regional Airport's local Joint Management Board voted Tuesday to change fuel providers.
While the Mid Atlantic through Northeast mops up after Hurricane Irene swept the area last week, hurricane experts in Florida have turned attention to Tropical Storm Katia, which was upgraded from a tropical depression Monday night.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute USDA surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents at the Midway Civic Center on Highway 84 from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, and from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Sept. 1-2.
With a sweep of her arm and a ragged sigh, Nichcole De Kok sadly comments that her living room is tidy, no longer strewn with her 9-month-old daughter Sophia's toys. De Kok then offers a quick look at her little red-headed girl's vacant room, decorated in delicate shades of pink, yellow and green with a lingering scent of baby powder in the air. The childless mother points to a fabric print of Disney's famous fawn Bambie nestled at his mother's side, saying it once hung in her nursery when she was an infant.
County officials reported recently that plans are progressing for the development of the Liberty County Community Complex, formerly Liberty Elementary School, in Midway. Construction is expected to start in December and take about a year.
Local bikers and car enthusiasts can take a summer drive on Saturday to help bring Christmas cheer to Georgia Regional Hospital patients in December.
The city of Hinesville is drawing closer to its upcoming municipal election set for Nov. 8.
A vehicle accident sent two to the hospital after a 13-year-old driver slammed a vehicle into a tree in Hinesville, police said.
Levi and Peyton Mixon have worked on their family farm all their lives. Farming is very hard work, but the fourth- and sixth-grade boys will tell you farming can be fun.
The kid in me still loves sloppy Joes.
The gymnasium at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici has been closed, according to Long County Fire Marshal Shawn Smith.
Ludowici City Council modified the city's land development code at its March 10 meeting and learned the following week that a requested easement for the proposed McDonald's/Flash Foods had been approved.
Spring is such a lovely time of the year. The flowers and green grass and budding trees really make up for the brown, bare, dormant look of winter.
Soprano soloist Chary Williams from Hinesville has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 National Young Artist Competition, hosted by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
Six participants of the DUI Court Program, offered by Liberty County DUI Court, graduated in a special ceremony Wednesday at the Liberty County Justice Center.
Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let voters decide whether they want Sunday package sales of alcohol in the city limits.
Hinesville is rapidly becoming the go-to place for barbecue.
A mix-up by a fuel transport company temporarily disabled 13 Hinesville vehicles Wednesday.
Local resident Edwardo Zapata was enjoying an afternoon with his son Edwardo Jr. Friday, Feb. 27. But when he saw a man waving for help from where he was standing in the marsh some 400 feet from shore, he acted quickly and helped save the man's life.
Attendance zone lines at three Liberty County schools could be redrawn to better balance their student populations.
The Long County Commission has agreed to buy a building in Ludowici to bring 911 service back to the county.
Ground is to be broken for a new public library in Hinesville at 11 a.m. Friday next to the current library, across Memorial Drive from where the new Armstrong State University Liberty Center is going up.