The stepfather of a Long County child who was fatally shot Saturday has been charged with murder.
Liberty Regional Medical Center got tense Tuesday night as a Liberty County Jail inmate eluded control of his guard and authorities needed about an hour and a half to get him back into custody.
Five people, including four former Fort Stewart soldiers, were indicted Thursday in Long County Superior Court for the alleged murders of Michael Roark and Tiffany York.
Stacey Abrams, House minority leader in the Georgia General Assembly and state representative for House District 84, will be the keynote speaker for the Liberty County Democratic Party's Annual Awards Banquet, which will start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty County Board of Education Transportation Complex on Airport Road.
Hinesville Police Department is reporting they have captured the escaped prisoner. The man was found on the ceiling of Liberty Regoional Medical Center near the emergency room area.
A search for a 3rd Infantry Division soldier, who went missing off the coast of St. Simons Island while swimming Sunday, was suspended Monday.
Tragedy struck Long County twice Saturday as two 7-year-old Smiley Elementary students died.
Three Long County candidates have had their qualifications to run challenged.
Thousands of homes and businesses in Liberty and Long counties lost power during Monday's sudden thunderstorms, according to Greg Davis, dispatcher with Canoochee Electric Membership Corporation, and John Kraft, spokesman for Georgia Power.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery will have a familiar feel this month as it welcomes back its first exhibitor for an encore.
A tornado warning for the Hinesville area has lapsed, after the storm that prompted it brought strong winds, hail and rain.
Those unhappy about the traffic in Liberty County have until June 11 to weigh in on Transportation Improvement Program, or TIP, projects slated to be funded between this July and June 2015.
Two Democratic Party candidates are in the only countywide race during this year's Liberty County elections, so the outcome likely will be determined with the July 31 primary.
Farmers and farming organizations recently gathered in Long County to educate kids on the farm industry.
Proposed changes to Hinesville's ordinance on digital signs could affect the size, location and brightness of the billboards.
ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Local municipal and county officials joined business leaders for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's monthly Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway. Sarah Visser, executive director for Keep Georgia Beautiful, was guest speaker.
Gary Sinrich has retired from his position as municipal court judge for the city of Hinesville after 26 years of service.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of a variance request submitted by The Heritage Bank for the installation of three new automatic-teller machines.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire hosted a mobile food drop Thursday at the Walthourville Fire Department.
City leaders are proposing what they call small increases in fees for garbage and dry-trash collection, as well as storm-water runoff.
Service to the community was the emphasis of a proclamation by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal last week naming Sept. 16 as American Legion Day, and another signed Monday by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas.
Gospel singer-songwriter and evangelist Mark Cartwright returned home to perform locally Sunday at the Manse at Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill.
East Liberty American Legion Post 321 conducted a 9/11 observance ceremony Thursday evening in front of the Midway Police Department.
Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce officially kicked off its Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI campaign Thursday with the first of four community meetings scheduled ahead of the November elections.
Liberty County service personnel, first responders, soldiers and community members turned out Thursday for the America Supports You Freedom Walk at Lyman Hall Elementary in Hinesville.
Hinesville leaders already are planning for how traffic may be affected by growth on Memorial Drive and Central Avenue when Armstrong State University's new Liberty Center and the new Liberty County Library are completed.
City leaders on Monday approved a recommendation by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas to increase their travel expenditures for fiscal year 2015 as the council goes over next year's budget.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has commenced work on widening State Route 119, also called Airport Road, in Hinesville and Walthourville.