"Without shelter, life can be horrendous," said the Rev. Dale Thornton, pastor of First United Methodist Church at the Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless' 10th anniversary celebration May 17.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - County and city leaders attended their annual two-day countywide planning workshop, Wednesday and Thursday at The King and Prince resort to discuss new initiatives and review department activities.
The Liberty and Long county sheriffs won their respective primaries Tuesday, one Long County commissioner primary went to a recount Friday, and another Long commissioner primary might go to a recount next week.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Developing action plans for three issues in Liberty County was the focus for day 2 of the county-wide planning workshop at The King and Prince resort.
ATLANTA - To ease Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures from noon Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday on interstates, and limiting lane closures on state routes that directly serve major tourist and recreation centers.
The members of the Riceboro Volunteer Fire-Rescue Department received notification from the Insurance Service Office that the city's public fire protection classification has been lowered to the new rating of 05/5X from 6/9.
The Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department is starting to perform safety inspections of businesses.
The Liberty and Long county sheriffs enjoyed strong support as results were coming in Tuesday evening, but several Long County incumbents were ousted, according to unofficial vote totals.
A proposal for three 24-hour manned fire stations in Liberty County was presented to Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday.
Long County Board of Education District 5 representative Julie Norman Dawson is facing a challenge from David "Bubba" Howard.
Long County Board of Education District 4 representative Janet Watford faces a challenge from former school board member Linda Sasser DeLoach.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a $1,815,000 award for 21 safety projects in 15 counties in southeast Georgia, including $200,000 in Liberty County. The funds are part of the fiscal 2016 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant Off-System Safety Program, according to a news release issued Thursday night.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a McIntosh County court ruling in a dispute among heirs over who among them legally owns a valuable plot of land in the historic Hog Hammock Subdivision on Sapelo Island, according to a case summary released by the state high court Thursday afternoon.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Hinesville City Council and city administrators attended a planning workshop Friday and Saturday at the Sea Palms Resort and Conference center.
Hinesville City Council met Thursday for more than two hours, including an executive session that resulted in no action taken in open session.
The Long County Board of Commissioners is working on the fiscal 2017 budget and has held two workshops in recent weeks.
While cities around the nation have become hotbeds of protest in the wake of the fatal shootings of two black men by police in Louisiana ...