The Long County Board of Education had a groundbreaking ceremony for a new high school Monday.
Leaders across Liberty gathered in schools last week for the fifth annual Read Across Liberty in conjunction with Georgia Cities Week.
Though the mountains divide and the oceans are wide, the fourth annual Small World Festival bridged cultural gaps Saturday and brought the community downtown.
Heritage Bank is downsizing operations, including closing a branch, adjusting hours of operation for some branches and laying off a significant number of employees, according to public relations director John Crowley.
The Office of Economic Adjustment has approved a grant request from the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership for Healthcare Strategic Planning, according to FSGMP Director Jeff Ricketson.
SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he would have Georgia taxpayers pay a heftier portion of the $653 million tab to deepen the Savannah harbor rather than delay the project if the federal government hasn't funded its share once it's time to start dredging.
The stagnant economy along with federal and state budget cuts have had a negative impact on cities throughout Georgia and the country, but Hinesville is in good financial shape, according to Mayor Jim Thomas.
President Obama signed an executive order Friday on Fort Stewart to crack down on aggressive and deceptive strategies used by for-profit colleges to recruit service members, veterans and their families.
The speaker was larger than his message for many who attended President Barack Obama's appearance Friday on Fort Stewart.
Their constant cycle of overseas deployments seemingly over, soldiers at Fort Stewart are starting families, shopping to buy their first homes and weighing first steps toward civilian careers.
Scott Germann is suffering from Cerebellar Atazia which is a condition causing his brain to dry up and shrink. He is up for his next set of tests which will hopefully get him in line with some clinical trials to help find a cure.
Soldiers and family members line the streets, waving, talking pictures and Soldiers saluting as motorcade passes by.
Army troops at Fort Stewart are getting a visit from their commander-in-chief.
During his visit to Fort Stewart Friday, President Barack Obama is expected to sign an executive order that addresses aggressive and deceptive targeting of service members, veterans and spouses by educational institutions.
Visitors to the Hinesville Area Arts Council on Tuesday got to follow a yellow-brick road into a magic-filled flavor voyage inspired by fairy tales, Disney movies and nature.
County and city leaders have gathered on St. Simons Island for the annual county-wide planning workshop to discuss initiatives, community issues and updates on topics from last year's meeting. Jeff Ricketson, executive director of Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, opened the meeting by having everyone sharing what makes them Liberty County-proud.
Hinesville resident Joe Stuart has spoken directly to City Council on numerous occasions during the public-comment portion of its twice-monthly meetings.
An estimated 200 people attended a public meeting on a proposed pipeline at the Richmond Hill city center Tuesday to hear information and voice their opinions. Vice President of Public Affairs Allen Fore from Kinder Morgan, the company proposing the pipeline, gave a 10-minute speech about its proposal and the reasoning behind placing a pipeline along the coast of Georgia, including Bryan, Liberty and Long counties.
Dispatchers in Liberty County's 911 center spend hours in front of computer monitors in a dimly-lit, windowless room fielding calls that they don't know whether they'll be about a noise complaint or a shooting.
Roads dominated much of the Long County Commission meeting on April 7.
The Liberty Transit public transportation system will offer free rides Wednesday in recognition of Earth Day.
It's not the kind of call any officer wants to receive.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County Office has allocated and disbursed its 2015 funds to several local nonprofit agencies, but the Kirk Healing Center was not one of the recipients.
The company hoping to build a pipeline through Coastal Georgia needs to make sure it does everything it can to protect the environment if its project is approved, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said during a Friday morning stop in Richmond Hill.
Opponents of a proposed petroleum pipeline are lining up in advance of a public hearing set for 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
In the upcoming 2015 election, Liberty County wants to put the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) back on the ballot after a measure to renew it was defeated in last year's midterm election. The tax officially expired March 31, meaning the sales tax in Liberty County is now 6 percent, 1 percent lower than surrounding counties.
Faith-based groups, businesses and members of the public from eastern Liberty County had a chance to learn about a proposed prison re-entry program during a meeting Monday at Wilderness Baptist Church in Midway.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect a correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. The Liberty County Board of Commissioners received the fiscal-year 2016 budget for the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau earlier this month. An article on page 10A Wednesday incorrectly stated that the commissioners approved the budget, but the CVB's board approves its own spending plan. The commissioners simply received a copy of the budget.