Spring is here, and Liberty County residents are busy preparing their yards and flower gardens for a long, hot summer.
In a surprising turn of events, what was expected to be a weeklong trial ended abruptly when murder suspect Jason Howard suddenly accepted a deal in exchange for pleading guilty to two counts of voluntary manslaughter in connection with the 2004 deaths of his mother and stepfather, Mildred and Jewel Cleveland, in their Gum Branch home.
The civilian joint-management board that governs MidCoast Regional Airport met Wednesday to discuss a facilities use request.
Several Walker Middle School students and teachers recently celebrated Arbor Day by planting a red maple tree on the school's campus.
The Liberty County audit for fiscal year 2011 showed that financial statements "present fairly" and indicate "a good year," according to auditor Wade Sansbury.
After hearing about and making decisions on a full schedule of action items at Thursday's meeting, the Hinesville City Council reviewed the redesign concept plan for Bradwell Park.
The Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Thursday that the Liberty County Health Department is among its eight recipients for 2012 grant awards.
Two local girls will represent Hinesville and Long County in Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah.
The site of Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park by Blakely near the Alabama border was occupied by Native Americans more than 2,000 years ago.
A new Liberty County Board of Education fund allocation will allow more high school students to take tests that could earn them credit for college classes.
A proposal to have council members attend Government Municipal Association training was among the items discussed during Tuesday's Ludowici City Council's meeting.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy sophomore Kelsey Higgason was younger, she awoke once a year to find a colorful, treat-filled basket waiting outside her door to mark Easter Sunday.
The Budweiser clydesdales and their drivers gallop through the parking lot at the Main Post Exchange on Fort Stewart around noon Wednesday.
Vicki Davis, executive director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, talked about spring events Tuesday at the Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon.
In addition to dubbing fire protection its No. 1 priority during a retreat on Friday, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners defined eight other goals for the current year.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday held its second public hearing concerning a proposed millage-rate increase.
Families began gathering around Bradwell Park at 5 p.m. Monday, making for an early start to this year's Christmas in the Park festivities, hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission governing board met Monday morning in the LCPC conference room to discuss a request by Hinesville officials to amend the LCPC's 2015 budget.
Liberty County 4-H members recently competed in the annual Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree competition Nov. 4 in Lyons.
Cooler temperatures didn't stop Liberty County shoppers from taking advantage of Black Friday deals at area stores the day after Thanksgiving.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Monday held its first public hearing regarding the upcoming millage-rate adoption.
On Saturday, Oct. 18, while most teenagers were sleeping in, roughly 25 Liberty County High School students gathered together to clean up a section of Liberty County's waterway as part of the Rivers Alive project.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced that Bryant Commons officially will be opened to the public in a grand-opening event scheduled for March 7.
Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program celebrated 16 years last month. Program Coordinator Daisy Jones said her department of three had modest beginnings, but it now networks with dozens of churches, civic organizations and service agencies dedicated to helping the homeless and hungry in Hinesville and Liberty County.
The first action item on Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting agenda was to approve a revised budget for fiscal year 2015.
Fewer than a dozen Midway residents joined Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission officials Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex to discuss and assist updating the Midway subarea land-use map.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a financial report from county Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin at its mid-month meeting Thursday.
An otherwise-routine employment process with the Long County roads department has received the attention of the county commissioner responsible for that department.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Liberty, Long, Bryan, Wayne, Chatham and most of eastern Georgia until 6 p.m. today.
About 175 students at Fort Stewart's Kessler Elementary School attempted a world record in cup stacking Thursday.