Both chambers of Congress pulled out a deal this week that prevents America from going over the fiscal cliff of tax hikes and spending cuts that experts say would have chilled the economy and prompted an extended recession - but there's still much work ahead.
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, Liberty County's faithful gathered Jan. 1 at the Historic First African Baptist Church in Riceboro, where a bell tolled at noon, signifying the importance of the historic recollection.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police say a suspect from Hinesville has been arrested after allegedly shooting at a car within 1,000 feet of a school. According to Lou Thurston with the Newport News Police Department, the incident occurred between 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Dec. 29. Thurston said Miguel Antonio Childress approached a man, believing him to be responsible for a separate incident in which Childress' relative was assaulted. As Childress approached the Suffolk man's car, the man drove away, and Childress allegedly shot at the car. Childress was charged with one count each of shooting ...
With so many local, state and federal employees taking advantage of holiday breaks at Christmas and New Year's, some government services have been limited by the reduced staff, while other services were postponed until the holidays are over.
Long County, under order from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia's Brunswick Division, has established polling places in each of its five districts.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation concerning a Dec. 22 incident that allegedly involves Liberty County Commissioner Marion Stevens.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes administers the oath of office Monday morning to his staff of deputies, jailers and detectives inside the Liberty County Justice Center's jury room. Several times between Friday morning and Monday morning, the sheriff administered the oath to his staff of nearly 60. Sikes said the deputies are sworn in every four years.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes recently was honored by his peers and the Georgia Sheriff Association.
Even if Congress extends all or part of the so-called Bush income-tax cuts, most Americans still can expect to pay higher federal taxes in 2013 due to new taxes established by the Affordable Care Act and an end to a temporary payroll-tax reduction to the Social Security tax rate.
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Keith Moran has come full circle, finishing his career where he first began.
Several of Liberty County's elected officers for terms beginning in 2013 were sworn into office Thursday in a ceremony that packed a courtroom in the Liberty County Justice Center.
As we close the door on 2012, the Courier recalls stories that grabbed attention, piqued our interest and affected the community in the past 12 months. This is the final segment of a four-part series.
Liberty County welcomed new and returning leaders to their offices Thursday, but the joyous occasion for some was overshadowed by the fact that there were two ceremonies - and whether intentional or not, they were divided by race and gender.
Several elected and appointed Long County officials were sworn into their positions Dec. 18 at the Long County Courthouse. Atlantic Judicial Circuit Judge Paul Rose and Long County Chief Magistrate and Probate Judge Marie Middleton administered the oaths of office. Rose swore in Middleton, who was re-elected to a four-year term.
The city of Hinesville will help Trinity Missionary Baptist Church fix a drainage pipe, if the church supplies the materials.
Retired Chatham County Sheriff's Department deputy Richard King received a phone call at his Hinesville residence he thinks the public needs to be aware ...
Liberty County Convention and Visitor's Bureau CEO Leah Poole has won the Larry Allen Tourism Leadership Award, which was recently presented by Gov. Nathan ...
The disappearance of a sign at the entrance of Mallard Village and concerns over a barrier wall along Veterans Parkway were enough for residents to ...
Parents are complaining about how Long County Schools handled a bus accident Monday morning.
Liberty Transit, a public bus system in Hinesville, Flemington and Fort Stewart, officially expanded its routes into Walthourville Monday.
Motorists take note. There's a new stop sign at the intersection of Westfield Road and Holmestown Road.
Local real estate agent Elaine Boggs won't know until December whether her company, Elaine Boggs Realty, LLC, will be taken off the Army's ...
New band instruments for the high schools are on their way. Some $500,000 worth.
Kids enjoyed getting their hands dirty and sticky while learning the fundamentals of math and science at Liberty Elementary School's STEAM Night Thursday.
After four long years of work, the Liberty County Re-Entry Coalition celebrated with a ribbon cutting Thursday morning.
The Liberty County Commissioners and the Coastal Estuary Protection Association are studying a waste handling facility planned for 2170 Sunbury Rd in Tradeport East Business ...
From the opening kickoff Friday, it was clear this was going to be Bradwell Institute's night.
State Rep. Jeff Jones met with Long County Development Authority Chairman Danny Norman, Sheriff Craig Nobles and School Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters Thursday in Ludowici.
Midway's city council Monday accepted changes planned for the 60-unit Live Oak Villa apartment complex and delayed approval of Phase II of the Auburn ...