Incumbent Craig Nobles defeated challenger Darrell Ballance on Tuesday to take the sheriff's race in Long County.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will assist eligible households with heating bills.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney may have scored Georgia's electoral votes Tuesday, but incumbent President Barack Obama took the nation and historically blue Liberty County.
Liberty County overwhelmingly backed President Barack Obama's bid for re-election, voting 65 percent for the Democrat.
Craig Nobles: 2,580 votes (68.47 percent)
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners will have a different dynamic come January, but only one new face will enter the fold.
ATLANTA - Republican Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah defeated his Democratic challenger Tuesday to win the U.S. House of Representatives 1st District race and an 11th term in Congress.
The Hinesville City Council heard and approved 10 action items during Thursday's meeting, including a bond-resolution request by Chief Financial Officer Kim Ryon as well as zoning-and-development plan requests by Rachel Hatcher of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.
A request to force Ludowici to have municipal elections goes before a Long County Superior Court judge Wednesday.
Long County Board of Education candidate Julie Dawson submitted papers last week challenging the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia regarding Long County's new district map. According to Dawson, the new map has an error that places her legal residence in District 3. She said it's in District 5.
Long County's lone local race will be decided Tuesday when voters chose a sheriff. Incumbent Craig Nobles, who was appointed in January to replace his late father, long-time sheriff Cecil Nobles, faces challenger Darrell Ballance. Nobles, who qualified as a Democrat, defeated Frank McClelland Jr. and James E. Rogers in the July general primary while Ballance, who qualified as a Republican, was unopposed.
Polls across the nation are open Tuesday. In Liberty and Long counties they will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Eyes may be glued to the national stage for Tuesday's election, but two Liberty County Commission races will be decided.
Long County's Community Action Agency will operate the low-income heating energy assistance program funded by the Department of Human Resources, according to Community Services head Diane Rogers.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission will host a community-planning meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at Hinesville City Hall, 115 E. M.L ...