It has yet to be approved by both governing bodies, but Liberty County and Hinesville representatives reached a tentative verbal agreement Tuesday for allocation of local-option sales tax revenues as required every 10 years due to census population counts.
After serving 14 years of a life sentence, Billy Crowder might be getting closer to starting a new life outside prison walls.
Bradwell Institute students and teachers began Friday on a somber note as they learned that one of their own has passed away.
JROTC cadets from Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute participated in 9/11 observances last week.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 conducted its second annual Patriot Day observance Tuesday in the grassy park near Riceboro City Hall.
Hinesville's first-ever public art display was unveiled Wednesday as part of the city's birthday celebration. The display - a large, colorful mural - now is hanging on the outside wall of the old Manna House building at the corner of East Court Street and North Commerce Street.
A Thursday evening event will offer the chance to become acquainted with area nonprofit organizations, tour the Liberty College and Career Academy and recognize the area's top volunteers.
Among the thousands of delegates who nominated President Barack Obama to run for a second term on the Democratic ticket at last week's national convention in Charlotte, N.C., was Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway.
Students from Lyman Hall Elementary and members of the U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club participated in a Freedom Walk ceremony Tuesday.
Four Liberty County mayors, the chairman of the Liberty County Board of Commissioners and the Liberty County sheriff signed a joint resolution Tuesday against possible sequestration that could take effect Jan. 2, 2013, if Congress and the president don't agree to compromised budget cuts.
Kick back, take in a flick and enjoy some snacks. Georgia Theatre Company is planning its ninth annual "Film and Food for a Cause" event Sunday, Sept. 23. For a $12 donation, customers receive a movie ticket, concession combo that includes popcorn and a small soda, and a packet of restaurant coupons.
Liberty County and Ludowici each will receive $500,000 Community Block Development Grants for water and sewer improvements.
Two Ludowici residents will ask a judge to force an election to fill two open city council spots.
Ever since Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., spoke of the federal fiscal cliff known as sequestration during an Aug. 20 visit to Fort Stewart, local leaders have urged each other to stand against it.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution denouncing sequestration.
More than 500 military children went on a shopping spree at Bryant Commons last week courtesy of United Military Care.
Georgia Project WILD is a conservation-education program designed to inform and educate anyone interested in protecting wildlife and the environment, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources website.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission governing board discussed the commission's hiring procedures during a recent meeting at Hinesville City Hall.
Walthourville residents met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners in March to provide input to update their community's land-use map as part of Liberty County's 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Liberty Regional Medical Center communications officer Rene Harwell confirmed Friday that Scott Kroell had retired as the hospital's CEO after 21 years and said Donna Cochrane, the hospital's chief nursing officer, had been named interim CEO. An article that appeared in Sunday's edition incorrectly characterized her response to the Coastal Courier, making it appear - inaccurately - that she had evaded the reporter's question. The Courier regrets the error.
A fire sprinkler in the kitchen of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office in the Justice Center malfunctioned, pouring thousands of gallons of water into the office space around 12:30 p.m. Friday.