Last June, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that from 2010-2012 Long County was the fifth-fastest-growing county in the nation, verifying what most leaders in Long County already knew. In anticipation of the arrival of 2014, several officials and notable community members shared their hopes for the new year and previewed some of their organizations' and entities' plans.
Now that we have welcomed 2014, the Courier takes a look back at last year's stories, some sad, some hopeful. This is part two of a two-part series. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published these stories, not when the events occurred.
STATESBORO - Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson, a 40-year insurance-industry veteran, has announced her candidacy for state insurance commissioner.
As we move into 2014, the Courier takes a look back at events that shaped our community in 2013. This is part one of a two-part series. Note the dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published these stories, not when the events occurred.
One of Hinesville's 2014 resolutions is to make the city look cleaner, and it is threatening to ticket residents who leave trash containers out along streets too long.
Chief code enforcement officer John Bradley told the Long County Commission that the county should assume maintenance of several roads.
The Liberty County Commission appointed residents to various boards Dec. 19, during the last regular meeting of 2013.
The Ludowici City Council at a recent meeting voted unanimously to join the Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter.
A soldier, his wife and their three children lost everything in a fire at their home three days before Christmas.
Tax bills were mailed Dec. 19 to Liberty County property owners, according to Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones.
The Liberty County Commission was updated Thursday on a proposed fire plan that recommends partnering with the county's cities, except Hinesville, to consolidate fire services.
According to online media reports, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., is drawing Georgia residents' ire for suggesting that children who qualify for free lunches at public schools should do janitorial work to help them learn that there's "no such thing as a free lunch."
Voters here one-day may be asked again to approve a penny sales tax for local road improvements if a Bryan County Board of Commissioners resolution gets any traction at the state level.
According to a recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration news release, the federal government will stop printing traditional paper nautical charts after April 13.
After several years of discussion over whether the Ludowici Train Depot would be remodeled or torn down, it appears the historic building will be getting a face-lift.
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee urged members of the Liberty County NAACP to use the power of prayer and the strength of ...
The delivery from Bradwell Institute's JROTC canned food drive came at the right time for Manna House Ministries.
U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter visited Liberty County Wednesday morning and met with officials and personnel from the Liberty County Office of Emergency Management.
Liberty County announced Tuesday that boil water advisories issued after Hurricane Matthew have been lifted.
Two people are dead following a two car accident shortly after 3 p.m. on I-95 in Liberty County. Georgia State Patrol Captain Chad Riner ...
Debris pickup for much of Liberty County began today and will be conducted during three sweeps over the next 30 days, according to the county ...
Salter's Field turned into a tent city for Georgia Power workers restoring power to customers in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County office will open after 2 p.m. Monday for those in need of help with ...
Early voting for the 2016 general election begins Monday. Registered voters must bring their voter's registration card and a photo ID.
Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital complaining of shoulder pain after the patrol car he was in was hit by ...
Cleanup and relief efforts from the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew continued Tuesday.
Hurricane Matthew thrashed Liberty and Long counties as it made its way up the East Coast over the weekend.
A boil water advisory has been issued for any Liberty County residents who receive water services through Water Utility Management.That company provides water through ...
A family of five lost their home on Old Barrington Road in Long County to a fire Tuesday morning, according to Long/Ludowici Volunteer Fire ...
Here's more fallout from Hurricane Matthew: Schools in Long County will be closed for the rest of the week, Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters announced ...