Public perception on the annual Liberty Countywide Planning Retreat seems to have caught up with Liberty leaders, as the phrase was thrown around several times Wednesday during a planning session.
This fall, area residents may see new branding for Liberty County and the communities it encompasses. Support for the brand will take the shape of community gardens, residential upkeep incentives and gateway makeovers if funding comes forward.
Dozens of service-providing organizations, government agencies and churches are collaborating next week under the direction of the Liberty County Homeless Coalition and the Hinesville Homeless Prevention Program.
A Long County man, who has been circulating a petition to force Ludowici to vote on the hard-liquor sales option, told the city council Thursday that law officers had been harassing him.
An otherwise-routine Hinesville City Council meeting Thursday took a serious turn when a citizen questioned the city's compliance with a state code.
A keynote speaker on Saturday issued a challenge to local leaders in the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved $95,130 in work to county buildings.
Construction crews working on the installation of sewage pipes on Dunlieve Road in Allenurst knicked a one-inch gas line, forcing closure of the road for about an hour Thursday morning.
The Long County Commission doesn't control the offices of the county's other constitutional officers, commission Chairman Bobby Walker said at a Jan. 8 meeting.
City leaders met Wednesday in the administrative conference room at city hall for a work session that focused on developing a master plan for land use along Veterans Parkway.
More than 600 friends and supporters of U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston accepted his invitation to attend a free, 'thank you' barbecue Saturday at Dunham Farms in Sunbury.
The General Assembly begins its 2013 session Monday, and experts predict the 40 legislative days will be shaped by hot issues such as the state's budget, the Affordable Care Act and firearms rights and restrictions.
A stalled subdivision off of Leroy Coffer Highway has been revived, according to plat requests submitted Tuesday to the Liberty County Board of Commissioners.
A Long County woman who was cited, fined and jailed for not bringing her Wilkerson Road home into compliance with the county's zoning requirements went before the Long County Commission on Tuesday.
Friends of South Newport River Inc. recently announced the opening of a shell-recycling center at Old Route 17 on the South Newport River at the Liberty/McIntosh counties border. The center is at the boat ramp off U.S. 17, just south of Exit 67 on Interstate 95.
Long County High School had its annual Veteran's Day observance Monday to honor men and women who have served in the armed forces.
The all-clear was sounded around Midway Middle School early this afternoon after a suspicious device in a vehicle caused a bomb scare in the morning and students were evacuated.
There's disagreement about how cold it's going to get, but forecasts agree that Coastal Georgia will see the coldest temperatures since last winter late Tuesday, into Wednesday.
The Liberty County commissioners Tuesday approved issuing a revenue bond for $1.04 million for the construction of a rural water system in the Holmestown-Screven Fork area.
An ordinance to limit how close weapons could be fired to homes in Long County got its first reading before the county commission this week.
Hinesville held two of three required public hearings Thursday on changing the city's property tax millage.
The Long County Commission meeting attendees on Tuesday drilled commissioners with questions. Patricia Smith-Johnson, Vanessa Cunningham and former Commission Chairman Bobby Walker peppered the panel with inquiries ranging from cellphone usage to recent hirings.
A 30-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed Wednesday night in a vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 80 East near Prather Road, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Thursday.
Richmond Hill developer Johnny Murphy said he's used to helping candidates run for office. Tuesday, Murphy won his first race as a candidate by ousting incumbent Van Hunter to win the Post 1 seat in the city's only contested race.
City Manager Billy Edwards said a news release issued by the city in accordance with Georgia law and printed in the Courier's Oct. 30 issue has created a lot of unnecessary concern and negative comments.
Westside voters said no to annexation Tuesday. Of 109 votes cast in two precincts, six voted yes and 103 voted no. For the referendum for Sunday package sales of alcohol, 298 Hinesville voters cast their votes, with 190 voting for the referendum and 108 voting no.
Midway voters Tuesday re-elected Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington and incumbent council members Curtes Roberts Sr., Mayor Pro-tem Levern Clancy Jr. and Melice Gerace. Stanley Brown Sr. will be sworn in when outgoing council member Terry Doyle's term is up at the end of the calendar year. Midway's mayor and council serve four-year terms.
For the referendum for Sunday package sales of alcohol, 298 Hinesville voters cast their votes, with 190 voting for the referendum and 108 voting no. Westside voters said no to annexation Tuesday. Of 109 votes cast in two precincts, six voted yes and 103 voted no.
Hinesville residents who live or own property along Veterans Parkway were able to see the final draft of the master plan for the Veterans Parkway Overlay District on Tuesday at city hall.
A committee formed by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners met Wednesday to consider amending an attendance policy that affects those appointed to serve on locally created county boards.