Anyone who's been outside longer than it takes to walk from a car to a building knows that mosquitoes are worse than normal this year.
The Liberty County Development Authority voted Monday to pay $61,000 in taxes assessed in 2007, 2008 and 2009 on property with unclear ownership.
While the pending transportation tax referendum was dubbed the No. 1 priority last during last week's Liberty County-wide Planning Workshop at St. Simons Island, leaders made it clear that quality of life also is a major concern.
A major overhaul this summer of Georgia's jury system will expand the local jury pool to include every citizen who legally is eligible.
The Long County Commission reinforced its stance concerning reimbursement for the proposed Townsend Bombing Range expansion at its recent meeting.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Liberty County leaders heard an update Thursday on the long-elusive and largely anticipated Hinesville VA clinic project during the Liberty County Planning Workshop on St. Simons Island.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - After entity updates and presentations on education, military issues, health and the Transportation Investment Act referendum, participants at the Liberty County-wide Planning Workshop identified priority issues Thursday.
Sara Taylor, pre-kindergarten teacher with Liberty County Pre-K Center and a top 10 finalist for the 2013 Georgia Teacher of the Year, got a sweet surprise Thursday afternoon.
The former leader of a Savannah-area nonprofit recent was arrested, and he is accused of using the charity's funds for personal expenses.
A case involving the death of an unarmed Florida teenager that has gripped the nation for the past several weeks now has taken root in Hinesville.
The city of Midway hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration March 5 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
To comply with an FCC regulation that requires all public safety and industrial communications to convert their radios to digital format, the Liberty County Board of Education voted Tuesday to build its own private network.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The 2012 Liberty County Planning Workshop started Wednesday on St. Simons Island with about 45 participants.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - While the topic of military base realignment and closures never is entirely off the table, leaders provided news during Wednesday's Liberty County Planning Workshop that indicates Fort Stewart likely is safe for now.
Area residents reacted with surprise upon hearing the news that Richmond Hill resident and JetBlue Airlines captain Clayton Osbon's erratic behavior Tuesday forced an emergency landing of the plane he was piloting.
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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