SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he would have Georgia taxpayers pay a heftier portion of the $653 million tab to deepen the Savannah harbor rather than delay the project if the federal government hasn't funded its share once it's time to start dredging.
The stagnant economy along with federal and state budget cuts have had a negative impact on cities throughout Georgia and the country, but Hinesville is in good financial shape, according to Mayor Jim Thomas.
President Obama signed an executive order Friday on Fort Stewart to crack down on aggressive and deceptive strategies used by for-profit colleges to recruit service members, veterans and their families.
The speaker was larger than his message for many who attended President Barack Obama's appearance Friday on Fort Stewart.
Their constant cycle of overseas deployments seemingly over, soldiers at Fort Stewart are starting families, shopping to buy their first homes and weighing first steps toward civilian careers.
Scott Germann is suffering from Cerebellar Atazia which is a condition causing his brain to dry up and shrink. He is up for his next set of tests which will hopefully get him in line with some clinical trials to help find a cure.
Soldiers and family members line the streets, waving, talking pictures and Soldiers saluting as motorcade passes by.
Army troops at Fort Stewart are getting a visit from their commander-in-chief.
During his visit to Fort Stewart Friday, President Barack Obama is expected to sign an executive order that addresses aggressive and deceptive targeting of service members, veterans and spouses by educational institutions.
Visitors to the Hinesville Area Arts Council on Tuesday got to follow a yellow-brick road into a magic-filled flavor voyage inspired by fairy tales, Disney movies and nature.
Long County Commission Chairman Bobby Walker was cited for driving under the influence Tuesday night in Long County.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Wednesday approved an agreement for district-wide energy management services, a vote it had delayed for several meetings.
A state highway that crosses Fort Stewart's training area will close in early May for a field artillery exercise.
Nearly 10 percent of the water that Hinesville pumps into its distribution system goes unaccounted for but, officials say, that is an accepted loss.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to visit Fort Stewart on Friday, but don't count on getting to see him, unless you're being invited.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Monday held its first public hearing regarding the upcoming millage-rate adoption.
On Saturday, Oct. 18, while most teenagers were sleeping in, roughly 25 Liberty County High School students gathered together to clean up a section of Liberty County's waterway as part of the Rivers Alive project.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced that Bryant Commons officially will be opened to the public in a grand-opening event scheduled for March 7.
Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program celebrated 16 years last month. Program Coordinator Daisy Jones said her department of three had modest beginnings, but it now networks with dozens of churches, civic organizations and service agencies dedicated to helping the homeless and hungry in Hinesville and Liberty County.
The first action item on Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting agenda was to approve a revised budget for fiscal year 2015.
Fewer than a dozen Midway residents joined Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission officials Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex to discuss and assist updating the Midway subarea land-use map.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a financial report from county Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin at its mid-month meeting Thursday.
An otherwise-routine employment process with the Long County roads department has received the attention of the county commissioner responsible for that department.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Liberty, Long, Bryan, Wayne, Chatham and most of eastern Georgia until 6 p.m. today.
About 175 students at Fort Stewart's Kessler Elementary School attempted a world record in cup stacking Thursday.
After more than an hour and a half debate Thursday over possible cuts to make up a $1.3 million budget deficit, city leaders conceded they have to increase the property taxes by .94 of a mill, though maybe less.
In 1943, Sgt. Frank Moore was a soldier with the Army's 4th Infantry Division, XII Corps. As he and his unit prepared for the Allied invasion at Normandy, he spent a summer in Coastal Georgia, sleeping in the fields of Camp Stewart.
The Local Joint Management Board of the MidCoast Regional Airport met Thursday to discuss plans for the runway-extension project, among other business.
Failure of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to pass in last week's election was hardly mentioned until the end of Thursday's city council meeting.
As part of his administrative report to Liberty County Board of Commissioners during Tuesday night's meeting, County Administrator Joey Brown advised commissioners they'd have to talk about the county's budget at the next meeting if the referendum for the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax did not pass.
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