Hinesville City Council approved fee and rate increases for building permits, water and sewer, garbage collection and storm water utilities at their meeting Thursday.
Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler addressed the Long County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday at a breakfast meeting in Ludowici.
An appeal by Douglas Burgess to the Supreme Court of Georgia still is pending, according to Burgess, who is appealing a September 2011 decision by the Liberty County Board of Elections to deny his eligibility to run for the District 4 seat on the Hinesville City Council.
The historic Liberty County Courthouse is back in business, and leaders gathered Thursday morning to rededicate the structure.
A state court judge Wednesday granted a warrant request against a Liberty Elementary School second-grade teacher who allegedly tipped over a student's desk Sept. 21.
A crew is working this week to extract a sunken barge from the Medway River.
Highway 57, McDonald Street, in Ludowici will be closed temporarily Thursday evening for the Long County High School homecoming parade.
Despite starting with a general fund shortfall of $1.1 million during its annual budget workshop last week, city council members will vote Thursday on a balanced budget for Hinesville's fiscal year 2013 budget, according to Mayor Jim Thomas and City Manager Billy Edwards.
Liberty Regional Emergency Medical Services drew the ire of a Long County commissioner at the government entity's Oct. 2 meeting in Ludowici.
Actor Jason McLeod, who appeared in the films "Facing the Giants" and "Fireproof," spoke Sunday during the youth fall revival at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.
The Liberty County Board of Education could face a mid-year budget cut due to federal reductions, and though it's premature to name remedies, the district's financial officer said salaries and benefits could be affected.
Hinesville City Council members, the mayor, city manager and department heads met Tuesday to deal with a $1.1 million shortfall in the general fund during the annual budget workshop at city hall.
Lesli Messinger, Democratic candidate for Georgia's 1st Congressional District seat in the U.S. House, will be a guest of the Liberty County Democratic Party tonight in Hinesville.
Three candidates who thought they'd won district seats on the Long County Commission voiced complaints recently after the primary-election results were invalidated by a U.S. District Court ruling.
Restoring, protecting and enhancing habitat are a key part of Fort Stewart's endangered-species program, according to Tim Beaty, chief of the Fish and Wildlife Branch of the Environmental and Natural Resource Division of the Directorate of Public Works.
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.