While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who have died in service to their country, at least one soldier sees the holiday as a call to be ready to meet challenges.
It's been called a storm, but officials are talking more about Beryl's beneficial rain than any damage in this area.
The Liberty County Commission last week approved a service agreement for mosquito control in Flemington and entertained a request from Walthourville to increase the county's allotment for fire services to the city.
Brooke Childers, district representative for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's Savannah office, gets a lot of requests for assistance for help with problems with federal agencies.
Editor's note: The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency reports the area is under a flashflood warning into Tuesday because of rain from Tropical Storm Beryl.
The state's leash law will be among the items discussed during the Midway City Council's monthly work session at 9 a.m. Wednesday in city hall.
In a special meeting Tuesday the Long County Commission approved new district lines to send to the Justice Department. The vote was 3-1, but several commissioners expressed dismay.
Frank Cochran Drive is now officially Veterans Parkway.
A Veterans Memorial Walk is planned for Hinesville's Bryant Commons. City officials joined members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee Thursday to discuss the memorial, which will honor all Liberty County veterans who've died for our country, beginning with the American Revolution to the current conflict.
All but three races in Liberty County's local elections were decided by qualifying over the past week.
Nine Long County incumbents are being challenged in the November general election.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring a tropical system that could bring bad weather to the area late Saturday or early Sunday.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority announced Friday that country artist Darryl Worley will perform at the Amphitheatre at Bryant Commons on Saturday, Oct. 13.
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.
Local resident Edwardo Zapata was enjoying an afternoon with his son Edwardo Jr. Friday, Feb. 27. But when he saw a man waving for help from where he was standing in the marsh some 400 feet from shore, he acted quickly and helped save the man's life.
Attendance zone lines at three Liberty County schools could be redrawn to better balance their student populations.
The Long County Commission has agreed to buy a building in Ludowici to bring 911 service back to the county.
Ground is to be broken for a new public library in Hinesville at 11 a.m. Friday next to the current library, across Memorial Drive from where the new Armstrong State University Liberty Center is going up.
The TUMBLEBUS held a ribbon-cutting Feb. 27 at its location, 908 S. Main St., suite 104 in Hinesville.
Three Long County commissioners and other officials traveled to the state capital Feb. 9 to discuss local issues with state representatives.
A web series that bills itself as a 2,000-mile trivia game and road rally that also publicizes the hunt for missing children, is expected to liven up Liberty County next fall.
Hundreds of well-wishers are forming prayer chains for William Solomon, a former Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority officer who was injured March 2.
It's been years in the making, but the 150-acre home site of former state Sen. Glenn Bryant is now a city park. Community leaders gathered at the park's amphitheater Saturday morning for a ribbon-cutting.
JESUP - The manslaughter trial for the death of a camera assistant helping shoot a movie about Gregg Allman ended before the jury even was selected Monday in Wayne County Superior Court.
Mayor Jim Thomas, city council members and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier recognized a HPD officer Thursday for what they called earlier heroic actions.
East Coast Asphalt made short work of repairs needed to complete its contract to pave Bright's Lake Road early Monday.