A house fire Saturday in Hinesville Saturday displaced a family of four.
Moody's Investors Service assigned a negative outlook to Hinesville's $9 million of outstanding general obligation, limited tax-backed debt, according to a Nov. 30 Moody's news release.
ST. LOUIS - A Georgia trucker who lost consciousness before his tractor-trailer struck and killed an Illinois state trooper isn't medically fit to drive commercially, federal regulators have determined.
Hinesville has been called a "boom town," and it's growth has landed it positions on lists like "The Top 10 Cities People are Moving to in 2012" by The Fiscal Times and the U.S. Census Bureau's list of fastest-growing communities.
Contrary to previous reports, Hinesville residents will see a decrease in their county millage rate.
The first two of three public hearings on Hinesville's proposed property-tax increase took place Thursday in council chambers at city hall. Though sparsely attended by city leaders and concerned residents, the morning meeting prompted some bitter public comments.
Property taxes in Liberty County are on the rise, and residents will have the chance to weigh in today at public hearings for both the boards of commissioners and education.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp is stepping down from her post after 10 years of working to protect the Ogeechee River basin.
Hinesville residents are invited to take part in three public hearings on the city's proposed increase in property taxes. The hearings are scheduled at city hall for 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 29, and 3 p.m. Dec. 6, during the city council meeting.
After 40-plus years in law enforcement - with nearly 20 of those years as Liberty County's chief deputy - Keith Moran is preparing for retirement, leaving Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes with the tough task of finding a suitable replacement.
Property taxes within Liberty are on the rise.
Long County is owed more than $400,000 in back taxes, according to Tax Commissioner Becky Fowler. She recently asked the Long County Commission to support her enforcement of penalties on delinquent tax bills.
The Midway City Council on Nov. 15 approved an occupational license for a new Family Dollar store after clearing up confusion regarding the store's opening date.
Liberty Transit's buses ended Friday night and all day Saturday services this week, cuts that were announced earlier this month.
The Hinesville mayor and city council at 4 p.m. Friday announced the intention to increase property taxes this year by 9.94 percent over the rollback millage rate. Before the tentative budget and millage rate are finalized, Georgia law requires three public hearings on the increase. Residents are invited to hearings at city hall, 115 East M.L. King Jr. Drive, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 29, and at 3 p.m. Dec. 6 during a council meeting.
Three Long County commissioners and other officials traveled to the state capital Feb. 9 to discuss local issues with state representatives.
A web series that bills itself as a 2,000-mile trivia game and road rally that also publicizes the hunt for missing children, is expected to liven up Liberty County next fall.
Hundreds of well-wishers are forming prayer chains for William Solomon, a former Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority officer who was injured March 2.
It's been years in the making, but the 150-acre home site of former state Sen. Glenn Bryant is now a city park. Community leaders gathered at the park's amphitheater Saturday morning for a ribbon-cutting.
JESUP - The manslaughter trial for the death of a camera assistant helping shoot a movie about Gregg Allman ended before the jury even was selected Monday in Wayne County Superior Court.
Mayor Jim Thomas, city council members and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier recognized a HPD officer Thursday for what they called earlier heroic actions.
East Coast Asphalt made short work of repairs needed to complete its contract to pave Bright's Lake Road early Monday.
ATLANTA -- The Rock of the Marne met the Georgia General Assembly pm Monday as state lawmakers read a resolution on the House floor proclaiming March 9 as Third Infantry Division Day.
JESUP -- The manslaughter trial for the death of a camera assistant helping shoot a movie about Gregg Allman ended before the jury was even selected Monday in Wayne County Superior Court.
The Geechee Kunda Cultural Center, along with several other historic Liberty County sites, will be featured in an upcoming season of "The Fireball Run," according to Jim Bacote, Geechee Kunda site director.
Two high school students and a man are being credited with saving an Allenhurst family's home on Feb. 22.