A proposed sales tax for transportation is necessary if the state's highway system is to be improved, former state Rep. and House Majority Leader Jerry Keen told members of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at an Eggs & Issues Breakfast on Tuesday in the Liberty County School System's bus maintenance building.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to suspend all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures on state routes and interstates for the Memorial Day Holiday period.
Frank Cochran Drive runs between U.S. 84 in Hinesville and Gulick Avenue in the heart of Stewart's garrison area, crossing E.G. Miles Parkway and Fort Stewart's Gate 8.
Tropical Storm Alberto, which swept the Georgia and South Carolina coasts with wind and rain Saturday night and Sunday morning, was an unusual May storm, but not something unheard of, according to Al Sandrik, warning coordinator meteorologist with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Agency in Jacksonville.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tropical Storm Alberto weakened slightly off the South Carolina coast on Sunday, a day after becoming an early first storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.
The Hinesville city council approved a request Thursday to rezone 4.6 acres at 310 W. Memorial Drive, clearing the way for a 72-unit apartment complex.
Thursday's Liberty County Commission meeting was the one for District 2 Commissioner Donald Lovette in his current term.
By Friday afternoon, rumors will be put to rest when the list of those who intend to seek elected office in November should be official.
Coastal Georgia is overdue to be hit by a hurricane, making it imperative for coastal residents to be prepared for the worst, according to Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges.
After two months of disagreement on what the per diem rate was supposed to be for the mayor, the Ludowici City Council voted May 8 that it would be $50.
Thieves stole an entire heating/air conditioning unit May 3 from a living history museum in Liberty County.
Arnold, Stafford and Randolph hosted a Law Day celebration May 1 at their Ludowici office.
SAVANNAH (AP) - Interest groups and the public are getting 15 extra days to submit comments on a $653 million proposal to deepen the Savannah harbor.
For the second year, the Liberty County Commission on May 1 unanimously approved $86,090 in SPLOST grants for capital improvement projects at local historic and cultural sites.
No one responded to Midway City Councilman Terry Doyle's 30-day challenge to show evidence that a Midway Police officer had written anyone a ticket for speeding less than 5 miles per hour over the posted speed limit.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black alerted Georgians to the recall of certain Ainsworth pet food products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to cats.
Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, announced Monday that the acquisition of 18 Bank of America banking centers throughout southern Georgia and northern Florida - including the Hinesville location - has been completed.
By Tuesday evening, voters in Liberty County's District 6 should know who will represent them on the Board of Education.
The Liberty Regional Water Resources Council approved a resolution Thursday to support a program committed to enhancing coastal resilience.
During a Thursday morning stop in North Bryan County, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the addition of 60 commercial-vehicle enforcement officers to improve highway safety and help reduce motor-vehicle crashes in Georgia.
Vietnam War veterans of all services will receive something most did not get some 50 years ago when they returned from combat - a welcome home ceremony - Friday, June 19, at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
Parts of Liberty County and most of Long County received at least 4 and as much as 7 inches of rain Wednesday evening, according to a precipitation report posted on accuweather.com and the National Weather Service.
Local water-conservation efforts and health-care premiums rising were reported at the Hinesville City Council meeting Thursday.
About 200 animal lovers made the People for Paws fundraiser a huge success. The event benefitted Carpathia Paws Animal Rescue Organization and was held June 6 at the Dorchester Civic Center in Midway.
Riceboro's Historic Baptismal Trail is now completed. Residents and local officials gathered together for the ribbon cutting of the trail. They then had an opportunity to walk along the trail and learn about native plants, see the historic baptismal pool and "round hole."
The Long County Board of Education approved its fiscal-year 2016 budget by a 4-1 vote Monday.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said in a statement issued Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease.
During last week's Liberty County Board of Commissioners meeting, Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin presented the proposed budget for fiscal-year 2016, which will start July 1.
Former Walthourville Police Department clerk Crystal Gail Tilley has been indicted on one felony count of theft by taking, according to public records.
Time is running out to vote in the special election for the Liberty County Board of Education's District 6 seat. The last day of advance voting is Friday.