The ice storm warning that had been in effect in our area has been cancelled. But the winter storm warning is still in effect until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The city of Hinesville and Liberty County Homeless Coalition can find shelter for people tonight if they have no other place to stay, according to the city's homeless prevention coordinator Daisy Jones.
Here's a list of some of the closings we've learned of Tuesday morning.
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The Long County Commission on Tuesday was asked for help with several items, including increasing the county's animal-control capabilities and also assuming responsibility for roads in two subdivisions.
Liberty County schools are canceling classes on Wednesday, Jan. 29. However, school will be in session for a full day Tuesday, according to a news release from Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee. Based on information from the Weather Channel and local media outlets, precipitation is likely to begin around 3 p.m. Tuesday. As a result, the system is canceling all afternoon and evening activities -- including the after-school program and sporting events -- for Tuesday. Staff will dismiss with students. Press releases, website updates and One Call messages will be sent to all stakeholders.
According to a news release from the Liberty County School System, the district is presently on high alert regarding the forecast for a winter storm watch beginning Tuesday afternoon, January 28, 2014. District leaders areclosely watching the evolving weather advisories and warnings. With student safety asthe top priority, LCSS has to make a decision about cancelling or delaying school based onwhat's best for the whole community. LCSS is communicating with public safety officials andneighboring school districts to monitor conditions and make the best possible decision.
Long County has already made the announcement that all of its schools will be closed Wednesday due to inclement weather. Tuesday should be treated as a normal school day. Thursday's status has not yet been determined, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
Richmond Hill real-estate agent and Democrat Amy Tavio made a campaign stop Thursday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park on as part of her campaign kick-off tour. Tavio is running for Georgia's 1st Congressional District, a seat that has been held by Republican Jack Kingston for the past 20 years. Kingston is running for the U.S. Senate.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission approved developer Claude Dryden's request for a variance regarding street-tree requirements during a regular planning commission meeting Tuesday evening.
Richmond Hill realtor Amy Tavio was a driving force in reorganizing the local Democratic Party and has long worked behind the scenes on local issues.
The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Peace Prize award for civil rights and social justice was commemorated Monday with prayers, songs and speeches during Liberty County's annual MLK Jr. Day service at Bradwell Institute.
More than 80 entries that included nine floats, scores of VIP cars, police cruisers, fire trucks and military vehicles as well as marching soldiers, bands, church and civic groups took part in this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade Monday in downtown Hinesville.
Liberty County has begun construction of a rural water system for residents in the Holmestown-Screven Fork area and those who live along Highway 84 from the Midway city limits to Highway 196. The well for the new system is at Joseph Miller Park and will draw water from the Miocene Aquifer, according to county officials.
While the temperature is expected to get into the 60s around Hinesville today, a cold front is expected to slip through the area tonight or early Wednesday, dropping temperatures.
More than a dozen cadets could be expelled from Youth Challenge Academy on Fort Stewart following a fight around 8:30 p.m. Monday at ...
Long County hosted its fifth consecutive National Night Out Thursday at the Long County Recreational Center.
Hinesville is working toward improving the way it reads water meters and will soon have a new customer portal website where residents can monitor their ...
SAVANNAH - Diane Z. Weems, M.D., who has served as health director of the Coastal Health District forthree years, retired at the end of last ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced last month that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6 percent, up 1 percentage point from ...
It seems no obstacle is too great for the United States Marines Corps.
A discussion at Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting about the concerns of having a review committee meet in open session to discuss proposals for ...
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners turned down a request to rezone property that would allow the resident to provide transitional housing for probationers, parolees ...
Many people spent Sunday afternoon enjoying the last hours of the weekend.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism division announced Wednesday that it has awarded more than $85,275 in product development agreements to ...
Shawn White and Ted Eby said community is more important than a business venture when they withdrew a request to operate a shooting range.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Drug Court has been certified by the Council of Accountability Court Judges, according to Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart.
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SAPELO ISLAND - Scientists at the University of Georgia's Marine Institute at Sapelo Island have found that the amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast ...
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit has received funding to establish a Veterans Treatment Court.