The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has been busy.
This past week was a turbulent time for the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department with the suspension of the acting chief, a partial walkout of firefighters and allegations that a commissioner illegally operated a fire truck.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for May was 6.5 percent, up 0.4 percentage point from 6.1 percent in April. The rate in May 2014 was 7.9 percent.
All Troy Burns wants is to put a gazebo in his front yard. But at least one of his neighbors, the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission staff and a majority of the Planning Commissioners don't like the idea.
Editor's note: An information box accompanying this article has been changed to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Former Liberty County NAACP President Liston Singletary III is a candidate running for mayor of Hinesville. Because of an editor's error, his name was listed incorrectly in an information box accompanying a front-page article on June 24. The Coastal Courier regrets the error.
Since 2013, usage at the Long County Library has increased by nearly 27 percent, according to library board secretary and treasurer Brent Klinedinst.
The suspect in the shooting that killed nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, reportedly confessed to the horrific act and, in doing so, told police he wanted to start a race war.
Hinesville City Council approved applications Thursday to seek grant funding for the police and fire departments.
The proposed 2016 budget was adopted by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners today. At their mid-month meeting, Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin reviewed the budget a final time before the commissioners.
Kinder Morgan has appealed the Georgia Department of Transportation's denial of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the proposed Palmetto Pipeline, which would go through coastal Georgia.
In the end, experience mattered.
A vacant home in North Bryan Village on Fort Stewart caught fire early Wednesday morning, post spokesman Kevin Larson said.
The state of the county was the focus of Thursday's Progress Through People Luncheon.
In a high-profile environmental case that has important repercussions for coastal Georgia, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the 25-foot buffer required by state law between development projects and the banks of waterways generally does not apply to marshes and wetlands.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain packaged smoked salmon products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to consumers.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Liberty County Superior Court ...
Former Ludowici mayor and councilwoman Myrtice Warren, 88, died Wednesday after an extended illness. Warren was pronounced dead just a little before noon at Golden ...
Hinesville native Jacquelyn Lovette Burley will serve as the Annual Day speaker for the Rachel Hill Women's Missionary Society at St. Paul AME Church ...
"Hey! Guys, you know it's time to shop!" yelled cheerleaders from Lewis Frasier Middle School during the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market ...
With the Feb. 1 deadline for people to register to vote in Georgia's presidential preference primary fast approaching, Liberty County for Bernie Sanders held ...
A petition to rezone land for a borrow pit that has drawn opposition from neighbors was unanimously recommended for approval by the Liberty Consolidated Planning ...
ATLANTA - Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, supports the transportation projects on Interstates 95 and 16 near Savannah that were recently announced by Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA - State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, hosted the annual Eugene C. Tillman Sr. Memorial Prayer Convocation Jan. 10.
ATLANTA - State Rep. Jeff Jones, R-Brunswick, recently petitioned the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to expand access to wildlife management areas in Long County.
At 39 weeks' gestation, babies in the womb are considered to be fully developed. However, mothers across the country are delivering babies before that critical ...
Liberty County Board Commissioners discussed important policies and decisions that will have to be finalized soon during their planning workshop earlier today at the MidCoast ...
The Hinesville-Fort Stewart Shrine Club recently installed its 2016 officers.