The city of Walthourville's fire department will add two paid personnel to its roster this year, marking the first step in its planned move from an all-volunteer unit to a full-time, fully staffed firefighting force.
Long County commissioners recently recognized Charlotte McGinn, the secretary for the Long County extension office, for being honored by the University of Georgia. Chairman Robert Long said that McGinn was selected as the Secretary of the Year for the Southeastern district of the Georgia Cooperative Extension. Long said that McGinn winning the award was quite an accomplishment, considering that there are 39 counties in the district. On behalf of the other commissioners and the citizens of Long County, the chairman congratulated McGinn and told her that she was a valuable asset to the community. Pictured from left: Commissioner Clifton DeLoach ...
Patients in the echo room at Liberty Regional Medical Center now have something a little more colorful to look at while undergoing echocardiography and stress tests, thanks to members of the Hinesville Area Arts Council's beginning-adult painting class.
Outfitted in traditional biker attire - black leather jackets and vests emblazoned with an orange logo - members of the Disloyal Few may look intimidating at first glance, but the motorcycle group is making headway in dispelling the myth that bikers are trouble.
Donors to the inaugural Santa for Seniors in Long County were invited to lunch Dec. 17 at the Long County Senior Center. Each donor received a framed certificate and a small gift. Pictured to the left are 5 of the donors.
Ray Curtis, a retired Army command sergeant major and Hinesville general manager for Omni Financial, recently accepted a challenge from his son, an airman stationed at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi to ride his Harley Davidson on a particularly cold morning. Curtis, in turn, decided to challenge yet another biker.
Holiday dinners are a labor of love and commonly are regarded as well worth every hour invested in preparation.
Ludowici will host its first Martin Luther King Jr. Parade at 10 a.m. Jan. 10. Long County MLK Observance Committee member Mary Hamilton said that the parade's theme is "Living the Dream, Where Do We Go from Here." She said that participants may walk, drive a vehicle, ride a horse or enter a float. The deadline to enter the parade is Jan. 3, and the line-up time is 9 a.m.
The body of an apparent suicide victim was found hanging from a tree, about 19 feet above the ground, around 3:30 p.m. Monday behind the parking lot of Islands Real Estate in Midway.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recognized Neloweze Williams Cooper with an official proclamation last Thursday.
A delivery consisting of more than 200 Christmas gifts brightened an otherwise cold, wet and gloomy Monday for the residents of Woodland Healthcare in Midway. The act of holiday cheer, courtesy of Eleven Black Men of Liberty County and the donations of numerous other community members, was just a small part of the nonprofit entity's mission to teach children by setting good examples.
Donald Lovette, chairman of the Liberty County Board of Commissioners, called the recent damage to the outer wall of the historic Liberty jail a setback, but vowed restoration and repairs will move forward.
For most children, Christmas is a time of joy and happiness. But for 6-year-old Addie Fausett, this year it's mostly struggle and pain.
A single-vehicle accident Thursday on South Main Street in Hinesville damaged the brick that surrounds the historic Liberty jail.
Liberty County employees who participated in the county's wellness program were awarded for their efforts at the annual LIVE Well luncheon on Dec. 17.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday decided that it will propose a new Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to citizens this year.