A man who shut down a portion of Highway 57 in Long County for several hours after telling authorities he had explosives strapped to his body has reportedly been arrested.
Highway 57 in Long County is still closed to traffic due to a standoff about four miles outside of Ludowici.
Mayor Allen Brown will proclaim Hinesville as a Purple Heart City at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Hinesville Room on the third floor of city hall. The proclamation also will be read during the 3 p.m. city council meeting. Veterans, particularly purple heart recipients, and the community are welcome to attend the proclamation signing and reading at the council meeting.
Authorities have closed a section of Highway 57 in Long County because of a man who is claiming he has explosives strapped to him, according to Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles. Bomb disposal teams from Fort Stewart and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are at the scene.
Today is the deadline to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency individual assistance in person. FEMA Disaster Recovery Specialists are at the Disaster Recovery Center at Mt. Zion Church, 1370 Shaw Road, Hinesville, until 7 p.m.
Editor's note: After meeting with FEMA representatives we were made aware of the corrected application deadlines. The deadline to apply for FEMA assistance is Dec. 12, not July 17, 2017 as reported in Sunday's print edition. Also earlier reports of FEMA opening a disaster recover centery next week in Midway is no longer confirmed.
UPDATE: FEMA Representatives will be in Liberty County to help applicants apply for individual assistance in person:
Early detection of breast cancer can save lives-and it did just that for Sherrie Pinkney.
The fate of the Opportunity School District in Georgia that has sparked debates and controversy across the state will be decided by voters Nov. 8.
Members of the Georgia House Military Affairs Study Committee will visit Liberty County on Tuesday and hold public hearings Wednesday, reportedly as part of process to better understand military communities such as Fort Stewart.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everywhere you turn pink ribbons and merchandise remind people about the disease.
Debris pickup in Hinesville will continue through the weekend, according to the city.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening a disaster recovery center Saturday in Hinesville to provide "one-on-one" assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Matthew, according to a FEMA release.
Authorities are investigating a "verbal threat made to" Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici around noon Thursday, according to a press release sent Thursday night.
Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Hermine claimed another victim. This time, it was the start of Christmas break for students and teachers in the Liberty County School System.
"He is a man of distinction. He is a statesman."
Hinesville city council members are looking to lower the city's millage rate for 2016.
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George and Babs Holtzman have done a lot together.
CrowderGulf, the debris removal company the City of Hinesville contracted with after Hurricane Matthew, will begin their third pass of debris removal on Monday, Dec ...
The Long County Chamber of Commerce has set its Christmas events:
The Liberty County Commissioners began their mid month meeting Thursday by expressing pleasure that voters had approved a new additional one-cent special local option sales ...
Approximately 131,630.90 cubic yards of storm debris has been collected since Hurricane Matthew skirted Liberty County as a category 2 storm Oct. 7.
A man sentenced to die for the 1990 slaying of his father-in-law in rural Bacon County lived in a trailer in Liberty County at the ...
WTOC TV reported at about 8:30 a.m. that their popular anchor/reporter Don Logana died in a car accident in Jasper County, S ...
A press release issued by the U.S. Marshals Service Office of Public Affairs, has identified the marshal shot early this morning in Long County.
A U.S. Federal Marshal may have been fatally shot this morning in Long County while serving an arrest warrant.
December kicks off in downtown Hinesville with two Christmas events sponsored by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau.