Donors to the inaugural Santa for Seniors in Long County were invited to lunch Dec. 17 at the Long County Senior Center. Each donor received a framed certificate and a small gift. Pictured to the left are 5 of the donors.
Ray Curtis, a retired Army command sergeant major and Hinesville general manager for Omni Financial, recently accepted a challenge from his son, an airman stationed at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi to ride his Harley Davidson on a particularly cold morning. Curtis, in turn, decided to challenge yet another biker.
Holiday dinners are a labor of love and commonly are regarded as well worth every hour invested in preparation.
Ludowici will host its first Martin Luther King Jr. Parade at 10 a.m. Jan. 10. Long County MLK Observance Committee member Mary Hamilton said that the parade's theme is "Living the Dream, Where Do We Go from Here." She said that participants may walk, drive a vehicle, ride a horse or enter a float. The deadline to enter the parade is Jan. 3, and the line-up time is 9 a.m.
The body of an apparent suicide victim was found hanging from a tree, about 19 feet above the ground, around 3:30 p.m. Monday behind the parking lot of Islands Real Estate in Midway.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recognized Neloweze Williams Cooper with an official proclamation last Thursday.
A delivery consisting of more than 200 Christmas gifts brightened an otherwise cold, wet and gloomy Monday for the residents of Woodland Healthcare in Midway. The act of holiday cheer, courtesy of Eleven Black Men of Liberty County and the donations of numerous other community members, was just a small part of the nonprofit entity's mission to teach children by setting good examples.
Donald Lovette, chairman of the Liberty County Board of Commissioners, called the recent damage to the outer wall of the historic Liberty jail a setback, but vowed restoration and repairs will move forward.
For most children, Christmas is a time of joy and happiness. But for 6-year-old Addie Fausett, this year it's mostly struggle and pain.
A single-vehicle accident Thursday on South Main Street in Hinesville damaged the brick that surrounds the historic Liberty jail.
Liberty County employees who participated in the county's wellness program were awarded for their efforts at the annual LIVE Well luncheon on Dec. 17.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted unanimously to table a request from the Liberty County Recreation Department for new batting cages at Liberty Independent Troop Park.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Felony Drug Court graduated 11 participants in a ceremony Dec. 15 at the Liberty County Justice Center in Hinesville.
Turnout was light Tuesday evening for a follow-up land-use planning meeting at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Hinesville's city council meeting ran smoothly and quickly Thursday until the board reached an action item to approve submission of the city's local maintenance-improvement grant project list to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
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.
Long County commissioners recently discussed the possibility of hiring a county administrator in the future.
The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP recently held what was widely viewed as a successful, well-attended Community Policing Awareness forum.
A delegation from Hinesville's sister city in China visited the area to explore economic, cultural and educational opportunities.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man suspected of lewd conduct with a child after asking the public's help in identifying him.
A 20-year-old man has been charged with allowing a 13-year-old boy to drive a car that led to a wreck and serious injuries, police said.
A Hinesville Downtown Development Authority meeting Wednesday morning focused on attracting business to area.
Dollie Goldman has been breaking down social barriers for more than 50 years.
Heather Brannon, owner of the Cattail Crossing Shopping Center in Midway, believes in supporting veterans.
Several Liberty County agencies requested larger budget allotments during a daylong Liberty County commissioners meeting Thursday.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is looking for the public's assistance in identifying the man in these photographs for questioning concerning an allegation of a lewd incident involving a child.
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