The delectable smell of perfectly smoked and sauced pork, ribs and chicken lured area residents to downtown Hinesville on Saturday evening, where the ninth annual Blues & BBQ festival ran from 5-11:30 p.m. in the Liberty County Justice Center parking lot on M.L. King Jr. Drive.
Though the budget for its 2012 fiscal year was adopted in July, Liberty County Development Authority board members gave the August financial statement close scrutiny during a Monday meeting.
For one group of residents, it's not too soon to start planning for the Christmas holidays, including procuring colored lights for Hinesville's live Christmas tree in Bradwell Park.
City officials continue to whittle down a proposed budget for fiscal year 2012. City council members met with city administrators and several department heads Thursday for another all-day budget workshop.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed last week that the city of Ludowici formally is being investigated.
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ATLANTA - A cold front is expected to sweep across Georgia Friday, bringing much cooler temperatures.
A scene familiar in third-world countries is being played out right here in Liberty County. Local residents are going hungry. Scores of people, some elderly and infirm, some mothers with young children, lined up to receive bagged groceries during a mobile food pantry Thursday in Midway.
Liberty County, along with other counties across Georgia, has missed the state's Aug. 1 tax digest submission deadline due, in part, to a new tax law, Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones said. Jones said the tax assessor's office is responsible for preparing and taking the digest to Atlanta for submittal.
Growing up, Perry Neely always loved traveling from Miami to spend summers visiting with his cousins at MayMay's house in Hinesville.
For Midway resident Kris Elliott, the number 25 will always be a somber reminder of tragedy.
In 2009 and 2010 Hinesville's popular OktoberFest drew record crowds to the city's downtown. City officials said the festival will not be held this year because the authentic German entertainment the event is known for could not be obtained.
A number of new candidates are running against incumbent Hinesville City Council members in the Nov. 8 municipal election.
The Liberty County Board of Elections determined Thursday that candidate Douglas Burgess is not qualified to run for the District 4 Hinesville City Council seat.
The Liberty County Board of Elections determined Thursday candidate Douglas Burgess is not qualified to run for the District 4 Hinesville City Council seat.
Area voters got an early taste of the 2014 Republican primary election Thursday night at the Richmond Hill City Center when 10 candidates outlined their political platforms to more than 100 people who gathered to hear their views.
Hinesville has contracted with the Liberty County Board of Elections to hold special elections Nov. 5 for voters to decide two issues, according to City Manager Billy Edwards.
Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission Director Jeff Ricketson led the second of two scheduled workshops this week at city hall on the Veterans Parkway Overlay District Study with Hinesville City Council members and Mayor Jim Thomas.
The MidCoast Regional Airport Local Joint Management Board met Tuesday to discuss who will be awarded its fixed-base operator management services.
Voters can find out where Republican candidates running for key state and federal offices stand at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Coastal Candidate Forum in Richmond Hill.
The Liberty County Commission Thursday unanimously approved drafting a letter of support for the city of Hinesville to annex Fort Stewart's cantonment area.
An angry Hinesville resident addressed the city council during the public comments section of Thursday's meeting.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission recommended amending Hinesville's sign ordinance Tuesday to allow for larger wall signs in certain districts. The LCPC also recommended approval on a rezoning petition, several variances and requests for conditional use.
The Ludowici City Council on Sept. 10 reviewed and made a few changes to the proposed city charter at its regularly scheduled meeting.
Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying two men who tried to break into an ATM in Midway early Sunday morning.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission and Hinesville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization last Thursday invited 40 leaders from local governments, business and industry, education and Fort Stewart to form a Stakeholders Advisory Committee as part of the planning group's three-year Forward 40 initiative.
Fifteen years after Liberty Regional Medical Center held a grand opening for its brand-new facility at 462 E.G. Miles Parkway, the hospital celebrated again, this time cutting the ribbon on LRMC's expanded emergency room Wednesday.
Liberty Transit System, which operates the county's buses, still has the full support of Hinesville's mayor and city manager, despite recent budget cuts that resulted in fewer buses on the road and shorter hours of operation.
The city of Midway is preparing for the Nov. 5 municipal election to fill the mayor's seat and four at-large city council seats. Midway's mayor and council serve four-year terms.
Torres and Candice Boles, a couple indicted in the death of their 3-year-old daughter, Andraia, were set to appear Monday in Liberty County Superior Court, but their hearing was continued and will take place later.