Commission hosted a forum Wednesday night regarding a proposed rural water system scheduled to serve the areas of Screven Fork, Holmestown and Highway 84 from the Hinesville to Highway 196. More than 100 residents from the area gathered at the St. James Community Center for the initial informational meeting.
From furniture to green space, the Liberty County Commission discussed a host of items during its mid-month meeting, which spanned three hours.
Hinesville residents and others who get water and sewer service from the city are going to see higher bills starting next month.
They city of Walthourville will receive a $627,100 loan to finance its water-system infrastructure, according to Georgia Environmental Finance Authority Executive Director Kevin Clark.
On a clear, cool, sunny Thursday, members of the Liberty County business and government communities gathered in a peaceful, private setting at the former home of the late state Sen. Glenn E. Bryant to talk about the property's future.
Long County commissioners heard an update report on the proposed Townsend Bombing Range expansion project at their October meeting.
Though a Thursday night meeting of the Hinesville City Council addressed allegations that its municipal election could be in jeopardy, the tides appear to have turned.
Hinesville Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier received a certificate of distinction from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's 78th annual convention June 27 in Savannah.
FORT STEWART - Military officials say a civilian wounded at Fort Stewart this weekend was accidentally shot by an 11-year-old. A Savannah news outlet reported that the shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. Saturday at a hunting preserve on the base. Civilians do not need to be connected to the military to hunt there. According to Fort Stewart officials, the victim is a Richmond Hill resident and was treated and released at Memorial Health University ...
Hinesville City Council hopeful Douglas Burgess wasn't present for the most recent hearing regarding his eligibility to run, but the county elections board came to the same conclusion as they had before - the evidence presented showed the District 4 challenger still didn't meet the residency requirement.
Though a Thursday night meeting of the Hinesville City Council addressed allegations that its municipal election could be in jeopardy, the tides appear to have turned. On Monday, the city received a letter of preclearance from the U.S. Department of Justice that makes the city's proposed, or "new," district lines adopted in August legally effective, according to city officials. City attorney Linnie Darden III said the announcement was "good news" and ...
Advance voting for the upcoming local election begins Monday and is open to all registered voters. Residents have 21 days to participate in advance voting for the following qualifying municipalities: Hinesville, Walthourville and Riceboro.
The Hinesville City Council held a called meeting Thursday to address allegations that this year's municipal election may be in jeopardy.
The city of Midway is looking for a new temporary home for its government, but the city council has rejected all the options proposed except one: Midway Mall.
Downtown Hinesville will be home to a pink invasion Thursday night when multiple community groups come together to raise awareness for breast cancer. The Hinesville Downtown Farmer's Market will host "Go Pink Night" in Bradwell Park with live music by Just Us and a visit from Carolyn the Pink Fire Truck, while down the street Poole's Deli will be home to a pink pancake supper and judging of the second-annual "Art Your Bra" ...
The Liberty County Board of Education unanimously voted to keep its millage rate at 16 mills next year during Tuesday's regular meeting.
The Liberty County Board of Education has been named a Georgia Quality School Board.
The Liberty College & Career Academy hosted the second day of Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's business and education summit Friday. Cagle attended the first day of the summit Thursday at the college and career academy in Effingham County. He was not able to attend the summit here in Liberty County.
Mayor Jim Thomas said his recent trip to China may bear fruit in a year or two. Thomas and Liberty County Development Authority CEO Ron Tolley went to Wuhan, China, on Oct. 14-20 for the third annual China Global Automotive Forum.
The Long County Board of Education on Tuesday approved a measure to join the Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter partnership.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a panel to discuss current issues at noon Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Century Link 50/50 building, 115 Patriot's Trail in Hinesville.
Liberty County Commission, during its Nov. 5 meeting, tabled a vote to adopt a minority/woman business enterprise policy.
Long County High School had its annual Veteran's Day observance Monday to honor men and women who have served in the armed forces.
The all-clear was sounded around Midway Middle School early this afternoon after a suspicious device in a vehicle caused a bomb scare in the morning and students were evacuated.
There's disagreement about how cold it's going to get, but forecasts agree that Coastal Georgia will see the coldest temperatures since last winter late Tuesday, into Wednesday.
The Liberty County commissioners Tuesday approved issuing a revenue bond for $1.04 million for the construction of a rural water system in the Holmestown-Screven Fork area.
An ordinance to limit how close weapons could be fired to homes in Long County got its first reading before the county commission this week.
Hinesville held two of three required public hearings Thursday on changing the city's property tax millage.
The Long County Commission meeting attendees on Tuesday drilled commissioners with questions. Patricia Smith-Johnson, Vanessa Cunningham and former Commission Chairman Bobby Walker peppered the panel with inquiries ranging from cellphone usage to recent hirings.
A 30-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed Wednesday night in a vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 80 East near Prather Road, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Thursday.