The Liberty County Board of Education could face a mid-year budget cut due to federal reductions, and though it's premature to name remedies, the district's financial officer said salaries and benefits could be affected.
Hinesville City Council members, the mayor, city manager and department heads met Tuesday to deal with a $1.1 million shortfall in the general fund during the annual budget workshop at city hall.
Lesli Messinger, Democratic candidate for Georgia's 1st Congressional District seat in the U.S. House, will be a guest of the Liberty County Democratic Party tonight in Hinesville.
Three candidates who thought they'd won district seats on the Long County Commission voiced complaints recently after the primary-election results were invalidated by a U.S. District Court ruling.
Restoring, protecting and enhancing habitat are a key part of Fort Stewart's endangered-species program, according to Tim Beaty, chief of the Fish and Wildlife Branch of the Environmental and Natural Resource Division of the Directorate of Public Works.
Though Liberty County has 217,754 acres within the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, none of the public comments released Oct. 2 address Liberty's role in the preservation plan.
Several manhole covers have been stolen in Hinesville during recent weeks, prompting City Manager Billy Edwards and Mayor Jim Thomas to appeal for public support and assistance.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp on Tuesday stopped in Ludowici to tour the courthouse and meet with several local officials.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved more than $600,000 in park, waste and vehicle purchases.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a resolution seeking to rename an Interstate-95 interchange after one of its own.
Liberty and Long counties received a surprise visit Tuesday from Georgia Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp, whose stop highlights just how quickly the Nov. 6 election is approaching.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia told the Long County Board of Education and the county commission Friday that another election will be required.
Fire-protection concerns dominated the Midway City Council's work session Sept. 24. Both the as-yet unsigned agreement for fire services for the current year and questions surrounding Midway's participation in the countywide fire protection plan were addressed.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and City Administrator Billy Edwards were special guests Sept. 4 at the monthly Goldenheirs meeting at First Baptist Church.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia told the Long County Board of Education and the county commission Friday that another election will be required. The earlier it could be is March 19. Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said the decision was made by a panel of three judges who heard arguments in the case of the board of education and the board of commissioners versus the Long County Board of Elections over redistricting. The suit against the election board was filed after the civil-rights division of the U.S. Justice Department ruled ...
A permanent sailing school may soon be in place in Sunbury.
Polestar Exchange Georgia, the developer for the under-construction Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market on Hinesville's eastern edge, has requested that the city enter into a development ...
In a split vote, the Long County Commission Thursday morning hired a second fire chief in less than a month.
The city of Walthourville will have its election this year after all.
The Ludowici City Council on Sept. 8 discussed the new McDonald's restaurant and cleaning up mobile homes.
Editor's note: An article that appeared Sept. 6, failed to list everyone who qualified to run for the Riceboro mayor and council election this ...