A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday in Savannah has charged 54 defendants for their alleged roles in a massive fraud upon the WIC and food stamp programs.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved, with special stipulations, a petition filed by Evans T & T Investments, LLC to rezone 44.12 acres of land for the Retreat at Oak Crest, Phase II and III, over-riding recommendations by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission and public concerns.
After several years of requesting that Long County residents properly address their homes, the Long County Commission is determined to make sure their efforts haven't been an exercise in futility.
The Liberty County Commission received a proposed 2015 budget that is lower than the current year's spending plan Tuesday evening at its regular meeting.
Shrimp season in Coastal Georgia waters begins Tuesday, but some shrimp-boat captains don't want to wait and will risk shrimping in closed waters. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources Capt. Doug Lewis, they may face having their shrimp confiscated by DNR rangers, as well as heavy fines and criminal charges.
The Liberty County Board of Education met Tuesday morning for a regularly scheduled work session. Among the agenda items were a presentation on summer professional development plans, a capital-projects plan update and a tentative budget adoption.
Strong winds blew through a section of Long County on Wednesday afternoon, damaging a family owned business.
Summer is near, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities to let residents keep cool in the pool.
Fewer than a dozen Fleming residents showed up for a community-planning meeting Thursday with the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission at Living Word Church of God. But those who came were not shy about voicing their concerns and preferences.
Twenty-three lawyers gathered at the Liberty County Justice Center on Wednesday for an oath renewal ceremony.
Brunswick businessman Jeff Jones defeated Tony Thaw on Tuesday to win the state House of Representatives 167th District seat, which includes portions of Long, McIntosh and Glynn counties. Unofficial results show that Jones took 55 percent of the vote (3,012 votes) to Thaw's 45 percent (2,425). Jones replaces Jeff Chapman, who ran for the U.S. House 1st District seat, which was vacated by Jack Kingston.
Authorities in Midway are searching for a wayward bear.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission will have a Fleming community-planning meeting from 5:30-
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners met Thursday evening to discuss the allocation of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds and to receive updates from T.R. Long Engineering about ongoing projects throughout the county.
Ludowici City Hall's recent face-lift was a topic of discussion during Tuesday's Ludowici City Council meeting.
Fort Morris State Historic Site on Monday held its annual Labor Day celebration, which included Revolutionary War musket and cannon firings, food and informative talks.
McIntosh/Holmestown residents recently approved land-use changes for their community for the 2040 Liberty County Comprehensive Plan. The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission made the changes after meeting with community members last month.
Members of the Ludowici Police Department on Wednesday took the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research.
Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will hold a town-hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hinesville City Hall. The legislator said he wants to hear from and talk to veterans and military community members about issues important to them.
The city of Hinesville recently was named the winner of the Sister Cities International 2014 Innovation Award - Economic Development for a city with a population less than 100,000. The announcement was made during the SCI's 58th annual conference Aug. 2.