Midway water and sewer customers will have 10 days to pay their bills following action by the city council that streamlines procedures in the utility department.
Hinesville Assistant City Manager Ken Howard, right, was recognized recently by Alan Ours, president of the Georgia City-County Management Association, for serving as GCCMA president from April 2010-March 2011.
Hinesville city employees will have to pony up more money for their health insurance in the coming year. So will the city.
Christiane Judd, former owner of Loonie Farms Animal Rescue, is back in Long County, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Detective Lt. Tom Sollosi. Judd arrived via commercial inmate transfer service at 9:15 a.m. Saturday and immediately was processed.
A young male, probably away from home for the first time, was struck and killed by a vehicle in Liberty County early June 11.
Saturday morning's overcast sky provided the 11th annual Walk to Dorchester participants with an intermittent breeze and protection from the hot June sun, which broke through the clouds later in the day.
A report of stolen aluminum pipes at a mobile home park Thursday morning eventually gave way to a 23-mile high-speed chase through Long County.
The Coastal Courier recently earned several 2011 Georgia Press Association awards, which representatives from the newspaper received Friday at the association's annual Better Newspaper Contest awards ceremony and banquet on Jekyll Island. The prizes recognize the best newspapers in Georgia for their achievements in reporting, writing, photography, website content creation, newspaper page design and videography.
More young people are expected to join their elders this Saturday for the 11th annual Walk to Dorchester.
A reported robbery Tuesday night outside the Walmart Super Center on East Oglethorpe Highway eventually gave way to a high-speed chase that had Hinesville police, Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies and Georgia State Patrol troopers traveling at speeds upwards of 93 miles per hour.
Area veterans' long wait for close and convenient medical care nearly is over. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will open a temporary health-care clinic July 5 in Hinesville.
On Friday, 1,200 bicyclists invaded Hinesville during the 32nd annual Bicycle Ride Across Georgia tour that allows bikers to see several cities in a week's span during a trip across the state.
Howard E. Wasdin had a rough and, at times, painful childhood in South Georgia, but he used those experiences as motivation later in life.
None of the seven property owners affected by Hinesville's Frank Cochran road-widening project attended an informative meeting Tuesday. Only Paul Simonton, president and CEO of the city's engineering firm P.C. Simonton & Associates, and consulting appraiser David Davis showed up.
The executive committee of the Coastal Georgia Regional Roundtable set a deadline Wednesday for counties to submit a "constrained" list of desired transportation projects to the committee. The committee, which met at the Richmond Hill City Center, next will meet at 9 a.m. June 29 at the center in Richmond Hill to review local governments' pared-down lists of prioritized road projects.
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 a man 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.
The Golden Corral restaurant on Oglethorpe Highway is closed but, according to vice president of operations Bob Heyward, that is temporary.
Celeste Betton, an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music, is one of six finalists in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition in San Antonio.