Bobby Smith and Teresa Odum advanced to the July 26 runoff in a three-way nonpartisan primary race for Long County probate judge.
The Liberty County Reentry Coalition recently hosted a workshop to teach faith-based organizations how they can help former inmates during their transition back into society.
Early voting for the two countywide races that were forced to a runoff election begins Tuesday and goes through July 22, according to Long County Election Supervisor Kierra Hamilton.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and the Board of Elections recently filed responses denying allegations of wrongdoing in the May 24 Democratic primary for sheriff and requested that the challenge filed by the second-place finisher be dismissed.
ATLANTA - Kroger is joining forces with the United Service Organization through July 9 to support American troops and their families by allowing customers to round up their store purchases to the nearest dollar.
The Hinesville City Council approved a variety of agenda items at its meeting earlier this month, including a zoning petition, board appointments and changes to loan requirements.
Members of the 2016 Leadership Liberty Class graduated and were recognized during a June 24 dinner. Each graduate received a plaque from Liberty County Chamber of Commerce CEO Leah Poole to commemorate the achievement.
The Liberty County Development Authority unanimously adopted a $4.3 million general-fund budget for fiscal-year 2016-17 Friday.
Ludowici property owners can expect their city property-tax bills to go down.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in the July 10 print edition. Louis L. Duvernay was the first African-American pilot instructor on Fort Stewart. A headline on a front-page article June 26 incorrectly stated that he was the post's first African-American pilot. Also, state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, said during the ceremony dedicating the pilots lounge at MidCoast Regional Airport that as of 1976, there had yet to be an African-American working on Fort Stewart above the rank of GS-4. The wrong rank was given in the article. The ...
SAVANNAH - Five years ago, the Ogeechee River saw the largest fish kill in Georgia history. More than 38,000 fish, mussels and, according to citizen reports, other marine wildlife including alligators, turtles and birds, were found dead along a 70-mile stretch of river from Screven County to Chatham County.
Charlie Goodloe, the 83-year-old man who finished his more-than-two-year walk across America at Fort Morris Historic Site on Friday, was able to get home.
Long County had its first Juneteenth celebration Saturday at South Park in Ludowici.
Once again, on the third Saturday in June, people got up while it was still dark and prepared to walk.
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in UVA Today, a publication of the University of Virginia. It is being reprinted with permission.