While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who have died in service to their country, at least one soldier sees the holiday as a call to be ready to meet challenges.
It's been called a storm, but officials are talking more about Beryl's beneficial rain than any damage in this area.
The Liberty County Commission last week approved a service agreement for mosquito control in Flemington and entertained a request from Walthourville to increase the county's allotment for fire services to the city.
Brooke Childers, district representative for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's Savannah office, gets a lot of requests for assistance for help with problems with federal agencies.
Editor's note: The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency reports the area is under a flashflood warning into Tuesday because of rain from Tropical Storm Beryl.
The state's leash law will be among the items discussed during the Midway City Council's monthly work session at 9 a.m. Wednesday in city hall.
In a special meeting Tuesday the Long County Commission approved new district lines to send to the Justice Department. The vote was 3-1, but several commissioners expressed dismay.
Frank Cochran Drive is now officially Veterans Parkway.
A Veterans Memorial Walk is planned for Hinesville's Bryant Commons. City officials joined members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee Thursday to discuss the memorial, which will honor all Liberty County veterans who've died for our country, beginning with the American Revolution to the current conflict.
All but three races in Liberty County's local elections were decided by qualifying over the past week.
Nine Long County incumbents are being challenged in the November general election.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring a tropical system that could bring bad weather to the area late Saturday or early Sunday.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority announced Friday that country artist Darryl Worley will perform at the Amphitheatre at Bryant Commons on Saturday, Oct. 13.
A proposed sales tax for transportation is necessary if the state's highway system is to be improved, former state Rep. and House Majority Leader Jerry Keen told members of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at an Eggs & Issues Breakfast on Tuesday in the Liberty County School System's bus maintenance building.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to suspend all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures on state routes and interstates for the Memorial Day Holiday period.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes spoke to the Hinesville Rotary Club during its Tuesday meeting.
Mayor Jim Thomas has made frequent lobbying trips to Washington, D.C., on behalf of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart community. During his most recent trip, however, the trip became personal when he ran into nearly 80 former Special Forces soldiers, many of whom served with Thomas in Vietnam.
4-H members across Liberty County are preparing for National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of the club that takes place during the first full week of October.
Long County High School is celebrating homecoming this week with a variety of activities scheduled at the school. The theme for this year is "This is How We Blue Tide." The highlight of the week will take place Friday when the 2014 homecoming queen is announced and crowned during halftime of the high-school football game.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority will host a screening of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" at the amphitheater at Bryant Commons on Friday, Oct. 3.
Riceboro residents and city officials met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners Thursday at Riceboro City Hall to discuss and update the community's land-use map.
Seven participants of the Liberty County DUI court graduated from the 24-month program in a ceremony held at the Liberty County Justice Center on Friday morning.
The Courier has received some calls asking whether there is some sort of emergency happening at Long County High School. However, we checked with the emergency management agency and learned that the county is just conducting a training exercise out there. EMA Director Bob Heffley said there is no cause for concern and the students are safe.