Nineteen local youths have proven themselves experts at land judging, as the Liberty County 4-H club cleared the brackets at the State 4-H Land Judging Contest on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the J. Campbell Research and Education Center in Watkinsville.
The Liberty County Commission approved the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax resolution at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Hinesville City Council during its Thursday evening meeting approved a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps. Previously, the council delayed a vote on the new store because the public had not been given the requested two weeks' notice before the request was presented.
Liberty Countians looking for entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings need look no further than the local Performing Arts Center, where Love-It Productions will stage "My Sons from Another Mother," the latest from playwright and producer Donald Lovette.
Trapper Jack removed four gators Wednesday morning from ponds in Hinesville's Bryant Commons Park. The city contracted Trapper Jack and his assistant, Valerie Jones, to remove the nuisance gators for fear they would attack children who fish in the ponds during special events. Bryant Commons, which is leased by the city, holds music festivals and events that draw large crowds. Jones said the gators will not be euthanized andwill be relocated 20-25 miles from Hinesville.
The first, and possibly the most important, issue discussed by city leaders during last week's annual planning workshop was a notice from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division that Liberty and Bryan counties have to reduce the amount of water pumped from the Floridan aquifer by 1 million gallons a day.
Marquana Adale Jasper, who has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of murder, appeared before Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavendar on Monday. Cavendar heard Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Steven Teal's testimony, which established probable cause in the state's case.
Midway police shut down a produce stand that was too close to the road last Wednesday.
Liberty County Parents! Post your back to school photos or videos on Instagram using the hashtag #LCB2S (Liberty County Back 2 School) and we'll share some of our favorites on our new Instagram account CoastalCourier.
Representatives from Liberty County, its municipalities and the chamber of commerce met Tuesday to discuss campaign plans for the coming special-purpose local-option sales-tax referendum.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced a new "Movies in the Park" series for five Friday nights beginning Aug. 8 in Bryant Commons' amphitheater, 438 Oglethorpe Highway.
Walthourville Police Lt. Wade Long, attempting to initiate a traffic stop, was involved in a chase on Talmadge Road in Walthourville on Wednesday night.
Hinesville Mayor James Thomas and Midway Mayor Clemontine Washington were elected to the Board of Directors for the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during the association's annual meeting June 23 in Savannah.
After an extensive search, the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors selected Michelle Ricketson as the agency's new executive director.
Now that the school year is over, many local children are attending a free summer learning camp hosted by the Hineshouse Project Inc.'s Resident Services Department.
Hinesville Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier on Thursday announced his intent to run for mayor in the November election.
Community leaders, business officials and citizens gathered at the Liberty College and Career Academy Thursday to hear a "year-in-review" update from the Liberty County Development Authority.
The Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday hosted its annual speech contest for area high-school students.
On an appropriately wet Friday, Liberty County officials and residents turned out to the Miller Park well site for a "Turn on the Tap" ceremony, marking the completion of a project started over 10 years ago.
Gina Riddle doesn't think she does anything more than the other people in her community. Others disagree.
There's a for-sale sign at the Jan and Dennis Waters Educational Center on Dunlevie Road in Allenhurst.
To celebrate the grand opening of its first Liberty County restaurant, Zaxby's gave away one free menu item per week for the next year to the first 100 customers in line Monday morning. By 9 a.m., the parking lot was crowded and the line easily exceeded 100 people. The first customer to arrive, Charles Heatwole of Hinesville, said he had been in line since 11:30 p.m. Sunday night.
A Liberty County man was stabbed during a domestic dispute Sunday afternoon and later rushed to the hospital.
Local residents lined both sides of Main Street on Monday morning - from the historic courthouse down to the Hendry Street intersection - to watch this year's parade honoring the birthday, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Nearly a dozen area restaurants, caterers and food vendors participated Friday night in the fourth annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Taste of Liberty and awards banquet at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. The event - which spotlights community leaders, volunteers, local businesses and eateries - treated nearly 200 guests to flavors many didn't know they can enjoy right here.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved a request by the Liberty County Recreation Department board to dedicate a playground in honor of former rec department board member Mike Carreker.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday recognized the dedication of some city departments during a recent utility emergency, and learned about the city's upcoming participation in a nationwide homeless count.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council opened 2015 with a reception for local artist Ashley Kukula Cuevas last Thursday at the HAAC's downtown gallery on Commerce Street.
Community churches, civic organizations and local leaders are planning a series of events to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. scheduled from Friday-Monday, Jan. 16-19.
Area residents, business leaders and "celebrities" gathered Friday at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington for the Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates' Dancing with the Stars kickoff event.
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