Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich carried Liberty and Long counties, as well as the state as a whole in Tuesday's Republican presidential primary, according to preliminary results on file with the secretary of state's office.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas has been selected as president of the Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter.
After 32 years of managing local grocery stores, current Kroger general manager Bill Goodwin has retired.
Eight Long County High School students recently met Gov. Nathan Deal and several other members of the Legislature during the Family, Career and Community Leadership of America Day at the Capitol in Atlanta.
Money was the driving topic of conversation Thursday at the Liberty County Board of Education's work session.
Georgia is among the 10 states holding presidential primaries and caucuses Tuesday, and local officials from both sides of the aisle are encouraging voters to make their voices heard.
The first fruits of spring - strawberries, squash, peppers, egg plants, tomatoes and new potatoes - along with homemade sweets, woodcrafts, local honey, fresh eggs, gourmet specialties and other treats were discovered by Hinesville residents at Thursday's first spring market in Bradwell Park.
A tornado warning was issued for the Sunbury area about 1 p.m. Saturday, but the storm apparently did not produce a funnel that did damage.
"Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?"
Liberty County special-education pre-K teacher Sara Taylor is among those chosen as finalists for 2013 Georgia Teacher of the Year, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced Thursday.
In addition to hearing an audit report Monday, the Liberty County Development Authority approved multiple lease agreements, a timber harvest and an agreement to extend water lines for the east-end clinic.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market on Thursday debuted the spring market, which will run through March and April, a time when the market typically has not been available in the past.
While groups like Savannah Feed the Hungry and Manna House work to ease hunger in the wider population, a recent community effort aims to alleviate the problem in a smaller group: school children.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently honored student Lauren Young and teacher Sherry Lester during the annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) ceremony at the Ludowici Church of God.
Liberty County voters on Tuesday decided that they did not want to see another round of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. The referendum to approve another six-year SPLOST period failed in a race that came down to a difference of 90 votes.