Coastal residents and out-of-state visitors alike converged on Riceboro to learn about the Geechee culture Saturday through exhibits, demonstrations, performances and music.
Despite a finding that information was not provided in a timely manner, auditor Christopher Lightle said Monday that the Liberty County Development Authority's fiscal-year 2011 statements were "totally correct and fairly stated."
The official opening of the Fraser Counseling Center annex was held Sunday at Midway Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.
Savannah Feed the Hungry made an encore visit to Liberty County on Saturday and the charitable food distribution organization brought along a special guest: Naomi Barber King, sister-in-law of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tracy McFadden was named Walthourville's new police chief last Friday. He replaces Terry J. Harget, who led the department since its inception in 2009.
Local residents can hear, watch and experience the Geechee story live through "Rice, Riddum 'n' Rime" starting at noon Saturday at the Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center and Museum in Riceboro.
Georgia manages 63 state parks and historic sites, but only four lodges. One of those is George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge, a 700-acre lakeside getaway on the eastern banks of Lake Eufaula near the Alabama border.
The pay of Ludowici Municipal Judge Larry Fowler was questioned at the February Ludowici City Council meeting.
They've been heralded for their perseverance, creativity and spunk. It has been dubbed "the little school that could," and they rallied the community around a spirited two-month competition.
Imagine an ideal budget-friendly vacation. One might picture traipsing the coast, observing the arts, visiting historical markers, sipping wine and snacking on sweets.
The Long County Board of Education received a presentation Feb. 13 from Dr. Glenn Purcell, assistant superintendent/curriculum director, concerning how Georgia's waiver from meeting No Child Left Behind standards will affect the school system.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday revisited code and zoning revisions recommended by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission with Jeff Ricketson, director of the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership.
Savannah Feed the Hungry is preparing another meal and food giveaway in Hinesville from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the National Guard Armory.
The Hinesville Korean Presbyterian Church is no more.
The Walthourville Police Department and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office are investigating the Monday night death of a Hinesville resident.
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.
After more than an hour and a half debate Thursday over possible cuts to make up a $1.3 million budget deficit, city leaders conceded they have to increase the property taxes by .94 of a mill, though maybe less.
In 1943, Sgt. Frank Moore was a soldier with the Army's 4th Infantry Division, XII Corps. As he and his unit prepared for the Allied invasion at Normandy, he spent a summer in Coastal Georgia, sleeping in the fields of Camp Stewart.
The Local Joint Management Board of the MidCoast Regional Airport met Thursday to discuss plans for the runway-extension project, among other business.
Failure of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to pass in last week's election was hardly mentioned until the end of Thursday's city council meeting.
As part of his administrative report to Liberty County Board of Commissioners during Tuesday night's meeting, County Administrator Joey Brown advised commissioners they'd have to talk about the county's budget at the next meeting if the referendum for the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax did not pass.
Liberty County voters on Tuesday decided that they did not want to see another round of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. The referendum to approve another six-year SPLOST period failed in a race that came down to a difference of 90 votes.
The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum proved to be the race to watch Tuesday night, as Liberty County voters nearly were split down the middle on whether or not the 1 percent sales tax would see another six-year term in the county.
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