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" ...
A committee formed by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners met Wednesday to consider amending an attendance policy that affects those appointed to serve on locally created county boards.
The city of Hinesville on Monday announced its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 3.49 percentage over the rollback millage rate.
The Liberty County Board of Education agreed during last week's work session to contract a coordinator to oversee the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.
The Long County Commission had a full plate at its Oct. 8 meeting. Here are some updates to key items of business that were discussed and acted on at that meeting.
A Sound off caller recently expressed concern regarding information in a Courier article about the city council's approval of the fiscal year 2014 budget, which included an increase in council members' personal contribution to the state's retirement system for government workers and elected officials.
State Rep. Al Williams sponsored a town-hall meeting Monday on the Affordable Care Act at the courthouse in Hinesville. The gathering was designed to inform residents about the new health-care law and to equip consumers with the knowledge they need to apply for insurance on the health-care exchanges.
Several Long County school system students and employees recently were recognized for their achievements.
Gov. Nathan Deal covered a range of topics in his 25-minute speech on Olvey Field this morning. You can listen to it by clicking on the media player at left. Some parts do have wind noise, but all of his address is understandable.
Radio-control pilots demonstrated their model aeronautic skills last weekend at the Veterans and Angels Fly-in as they directed their planes into loops and turns and deftly maneuvered small copters overhead. The local Blazing Angels RC Squadron club organized the event at the old airport that straddles the Liberty and Long county line off Airport Road. Pilots' fees and donations from thepublic benefited Fort Stewart's Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
Hinesville City Council approved its fiscal year 2014 budget Thursday afternoon.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners formed a committee to review and evaluate the county's locally created boards to ensure they are responsive to the commission and the public.
An exercise is under way through Oct. 23 on military-training areas on Fort Stewart, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, Fla., and in the surrounding communities.
Long County Code Enforcement Officer Steve Atkins said that the Making of Miracle Stories animal-rescue shelter has until Dec. 1 either to relocate or have all animals on the site removed.
Novant Health and Memorial Health on Friday announced a shared-services partnership with Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville, which is designed to reduce expenses, improve patient care and extend offerings in Liberty County.
Residents of the east end of Liberty County can soon patronize a new and improved neighborhood library. The Midway-Riceboro Branch of the Live Oak Public Library will open at 10 a.m. Monday.