A recent $265,000 federal grant will help get the city of Ludowici's pond filtration system on the road to being up to standards.
Hinesville Director of Inspections Steve Welborn spoke to Hinesville Rotary Club members about code issues during their Tuesday meeting.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia university plans to ban smoking on its Savannah campus later this year.
The Ludowici City Council recently approved several changes during its first meeting of the year.
If you think traffic on Flemington's Old Sunbury Road is unbearable, you're not alone.
Plans to redesign Bradwell Park moved forward - if only a little - following a two-hour meeting at Hinesville's city hall council chambers Thursday.
The Liberty County Development Authority approved refinancing one bond debt into a tax-exempt bond at a lower interest rate and an $8,125 bid for repairs to one of its Hinesville Technology Park facilities during its meeting Monday.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is launching Priceless Gifts, its' annual community support campaign.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Wednesday that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Hinesville rose to 9.2 percent in December, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.9 percent in November.
The construction phase for the new high school was approved at the Long County Board of Education's January meeting.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation autopsy on a Walthourville toddler who was found dead in a canal Jan. 15 declared homicide the cause of the child's death.
The Liberty County Board of Education tackled a full agenda that included construction, personnel and policy issues during its Tuesday work session.
Two more men have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of Terry "TJ" Floyd, 19, who died after being stabbed several times Saturday night in Fleming.
Storms could be in Coastal Georgia's future.
The Hinesville City Council began its Jan. 19 meeting at the City Council chamber by recognizing a local citizen.
Long County Probate/Magistrate Judge Marie Middleton on Wednesday dismissed five warrant requests against former Ludowici Police Department chief James Rogers.
Qualifying is under way for Liberty County offices and for Georgia's May 20 primary, with Republicans and Democrats filing their paperwork to appear on the ballot. The general election is Nov. 4. Qualifying began Monday and ends at noon Friday. Candidates must qualify at the Board of Elections and Registration in suite 1600 in the courthouse, 100 S. Main St., Hinesville.
The Liberty County Board of Education agreed last week to offer all children - regardless of ability to pay - free school breakfast for the 2014-15 school year and for three years thereafter. The board of education also agreed to raise the price of student lunches by 10 cents in order to comply with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Schools are not allowed to use excess from free-meal reimbursements to subsidize the paid lunch cost, school officials said.
Susanne Lawler went back to her native Sweden last summer to undergo medical treatment and get medicines she could not afford in this country. She left her American husband and then-9-year-old son here in Hinesville for what she thought would be a three-week trip. That was six months ago.
James Rogers officially has resigned from his position as chief of the Ludowici Police Department.
Frank Biezenbos has driven Highway 144 just about every day for the past 19 years. Thursday, Biezenbos drove the few miles east from his home in Strathy Hall to the County Administrative Complex to attend a public hearing on the proposed widening of 144 and give state engineers his two cents on the project.
Ludowici Mayor James Fuller announced today that suspended Police Chief James Rogers has resigned.
Two restaurants are the first to take advantage of Hinesville's recently amended alcohol ordinance that allows sales closer to residences than in the past.
Liberty County has been included in the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, according to Griffin Lotson with the corridor's commission.
Long State Prison recognized its 10th anniversary with a ceremony Tuesday. Counselor Mike Mourand welcomed around 30 people from around the region, with inmate Larry Robbins then leading all in singing the national anthem. Following Robbins' performance, inmates Randall Martin, Kwame McDowell, Alvin Sutherland, Lesley Farmer and Ryant Russell sang harmony songs.
Two Allenhurst residents raised concerns during Tuesday's Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting about a proposed adult-care home.
The Long County Commission on Feb. 11 approved a policy governing use of the fishing pond at the recreation complex.
A woman was killed Thursday when she was struck by a train in Wayne County during the filming of a movie about Gregg Allman.
Carpathia PAWS pet-rescue organization is known for its efforts to adopt out dogs and cats that have been abandoned, sometimes fostering them until they can be placed in "forever homes" with caring owners. What many in the community don't know is that the volunteer group recently established a trap-neuter-return program to help control the area's feral-cat population.
During a planning session Friday, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners discussed possible projects for SPLOST 2015. Commissioners also were updated on projected revenues the county could expect from the 1 percent sales tax.