Empirical data from recent studies of low-income families has researchers rethinking the importance of the father in the home, or one who is at least accessible and involved, according to Felicia Yang DeLeone, policy researcher with the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness.
Liberty County has been chosen to receive $24,813 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
Hinesville Rotary Club members heard a presentation Tuesday on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project by Col. Jeffrey M. Hall, commander, Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Results from last month's primary election in Long County may be invalid due to issues with district lines.
The civilian joint management board for the MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield on Friday authorized up to $10,000 in engineering work for a prospective industrial tenant.
The Georgia Department of Transportation awarded a $301,815 federal funding allocation to MCRA to cover designs for a runway extension, parallel taxiway and flight landing system instruments.
A Liberty County School System employee in March filed a federal suit against the Liberty County Board of Education seeking more than $24,000 as compensation for alleged age, sex and race discrimination.
Long County's proposed redistricting plan reportedly has been rejected by the Department of Justice, which would mean the primary election results for the commission and board of education are invalid. Another election will need to be scheduled.
The Long County Commission used its recent August meeting to tie up several loose ends and address a few business items.
While voters watch President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney spar on the national stage, Liberty Countians in coming weeks will play parts in the next step toward this year's election.
LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP) - Four Army soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend to protect an anarchist militia group they formed that stockpiled assault weapons and plotted a range of anti-government attacks, prosecutors told a judge Monday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mitt Romney's Republican National Convention sputters to life with the lonely banging of a gavel in a mostly empty hall, hardly the opening splash intended for the nation. With a sprawling and strengthening storm bearing down on the region, the party hastily rewrote the convention script to present the extravaganza's prime rituals and headline speakers later in the week - Tropical Storm Isaac willing.
A recent Georgia Department of Transportation assessment of Liberty County bridges found that four bridges require weight-limit signage, and many bridges must have their deck joints repaired.
At its meeting this week, the Long County Board of Education heard concerns over the proposed Townsend Bombing Range expansion and news about record enrollment.
One hidden treasure nestled on the border of Liberty and Long counties soon will be uncovered to television viewers interested in rural America.
Road work on Georgia highway 144 that began Sunday night will continue until July 31. Motorists are urged to drive with caution. The Georgia Department of Transportation is paving a little more than 11 miles of highway 144 east between Evans Army Airfield and the Richmond Hill boundary gate in four-mile sections that will close one lane. Flagging stations will be used. Night work will occur. No lanes will be closed from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Bryan County's loss is the Charleston, South Carolina area's gain.
A multiple-vehicle wreck on West Oglethorpe Highway left three people injured and tied up traffic on the busy Hinesville thoroughfare Friday afternoon.