Hinesville is one of 394 U.S. cities entering New York mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg's Mayor Challenge, which is intended to inspire American cities to generate innovative ideas to solve challenges and improve urban life, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies.
The official results of last week's Long County general primary election confirmed the close victory by challenger Sherry Long in the clerk of courts race.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office welcomed newly hired assistant district attorney Megan Lane on Monday morning as she took her oath of office in Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavender's courtroom at the justice center.
Silver Dollar Lounge employees will get to keep dancing despite the club's close call with a deadline that could threaten its business license. The Liberty County Commission Tuesday granted lounge owner Sun Cha Seals a second extension this year on parking lot improvements required at the Highway 196 site. When the business asked for the six-month extension in February, a representative said financial obstacles prevented the lounge from completing the drainage, grading, piping and landscaping required to maintain a business license.
Hinesville's city council meeting seemed subdued Thursday, following Tuesday's primary elections in which the T-SPLOST referendum failed.
Hinesville leaders collectively are disappointed by Tuesday's failed T-SPLOST referendum, according to Mayor Jim Thomas and Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier.
The controversial 1-percent sales tax for transportation projects failed in the Coastal Region, garnering 53,760 no votes compared to 39,699 yes.
Long County voters decided whether 10 incumbents might get to keep their jobs during Tuesday's primary election, including the office of sheriff, clerk of superior court, tax commissioner, public service commissioners, county commissioners for districts 1, 2 and 5, and board of education seats for districts 2 and 4.
ATLANTA (AP) - Voters have rejected a penny sales tax referendum to pay for transportation projects in nine of 12 regions in Georgia, including in metro Atlanta, unofficial returns show.
In Long County, Craig Nobles won the Democrat nod for the sheriff's post with 1,404 votes. Frank McClelland Jr. garnered 704 votes while James E. Rogers took 152. Nobles will face Republican challenger G. Darrell Ballance in November. Sherry McFann Long beat Frank Middleton for the superior court clerk seat, 1,115 to 1,100. Becky S. Fowler beat Deona Walker Carter in the tax commissioner race, 1,625 to 588. In the county commission races, Gerald Blocker, Robert A. Long and Dwight Gordon defeated their challengers for the District 1, District 2 and District 5 seats, respectively ...
Donald L. Lovette will serve as the next Liberty County Commission chairman, a message from voters that status quo may not be so bad.
In addition to the controversial T-SPLOST referendum, Liberty County voters are in the process of weighing in on a race with local implications today.
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham County police are investigating a late-night car crash that killed a 19-year-old woman.
If all goes according to plan, Liberty County voters will know this week who will succeed commission chairman John McIver, whether board of education District 2 incumbent Charlie Frasier will keep his post and whether to plan for a January tax increase.
Community leaders, family and friends gathered Monday at MidCoast Regional Airport to dedicate a new pilots' lounge in honor of Louis L. Duvernay.
SAVANNAH - Five years ago, the Ogeechee River saw the largest fish kill in Georgia history. More than 38,000 fish, mussels and, according to citizen ...
Charlie Goodloe, the 83-year-old man who finished his more-than-two-year walk across America at Fort Morris Historic Site on Friday, was able to get home.
Long County had its first Juneteenth celebration Saturday at South Park in Ludowici.
Once again, on the third Saturday in June, people got up while it was still dark and prepared to walk.
The Long County Board of Commissioners spent much of a recent meeting discussing issues that could provide more activities for youth.
Charlie Goodloe wrapped up a walk across America Friday at Fort Morris Historic Site.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a McIntosh County court ruling in a dispute among heirs over who legally owns land in the historic ...
ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has appointed state Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, to the Joint Study Committee on Industry Incentives for Financial ...
County and city leaders laid the groundwork last week for a grassroots campaign aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales ...
Liberty County's proposed fiscal-year 2017 budget calls for a 22 percent increase.
ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, is sending his mobile office to Brunswick on June 27.
ATLANTA - House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, to the State Commission on Petroleum Pipelines.
The Liberty County Cultural and Historical Resource Committee is looking for new members.