The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard an hour-long presentation Tuesday evening by Glenda Roberts, chief assessor with the Liberty County Board of Assessors. The board decided not to make any decision on her request to contract with a commercial tax-assessor company.
The Liberty Transit System will begin operating under the first level of modified services beginning Nov. 16, according to Rachel Hatcher, planning director for the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.
Ludowici residents will have to wait for a decision on when an election will be held to fill City Council vacancies.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., awaited election results Tuesday night in Savannah's Mulberry Inn, and he was pleased as staffers colored his territory red on a map that tracked congressional winners.
Incumbent Craig Nobles defeated challenger Darrell Ballance on Tuesday to take the sheriff's race in Long County.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will assist eligible households with heating bills.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney may have scored Georgia's electoral votes Tuesday, but incumbent President Barack Obama took the nation and historically blue Liberty County.
Liberty County overwhelmingly backed President Barack Obama's bid for re-election, voting 65 percent for the Democrat.
Craig Nobles: 2,580 votes (68.47 percent)
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners will have a different dynamic come January, but only one new face will enter the fold.
ATLANTA - Republican Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah defeated his Democratic challenger Tuesday to win the U.S. House of Representatives 1st District race and an 11th term in Congress.
The Hinesville City Council heard and approved 10 action items during Thursday's meeting, including a bond-resolution request by Chief Financial Officer Kim Ryon as well as zoning-and-development plan requests by Rachel Hatcher of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.
A request to force Ludowici to have municipal elections goes before a Long County Superior Court judge Wednesday.
Long County Board of Education candidate Julie Dawson submitted papers last week challenging the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia regarding Long County's new district map. According to Dawson, the new map has an error that places her legal residence in District 3. She said it's in District 5.
Waltrich Plastic Corporation quietly has served the military community for more than a dozen years, without thanks or fanfare.
There are reports of an alleged bomb threat at the Wal-Mart store located off Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. Authorities are currently investigating the threat. The Courier will continue to report on any update as it becomes available.
Long County Chamber of Commerce President Ray Howard and Long County Development Authority Chairman Danny Norman went before the county commission Feb. 3 to ask the group for help in expanding the recreational services at Morgan Lake.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges informed the Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday that Gum Branch and unincorporated county residents can expect a decrease in their homeowner's insurance rates this year, thanks to better fire-protection ratings for the areas under Liberty County Fire Services management.