Authorities have closed a section of Highway 57 in Long County because of a man who is claiming he has explosives strapped to him, according to Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles. Bomb disposal teams from Fort Stewart and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are at the scene.
Today is the deadline to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency individual assistance in person. FEMA Disaster Recovery Specialists are at the Disaster Recovery Center at Mt. Zion Church, 1370 Shaw Road, Hinesville, until 7 p.m.
Editor's note: After meeting with FEMA representatives we were made aware of the corrected application deadlines. The deadline to apply for FEMA assistance is Dec. 12, not July 17, 2017 as reported in Sunday's print edition. Also earlier reports of FEMA opening a disaster recover centery next week in Midway is no longer confirmed.
UPDATE: FEMA Representatives will be in Liberty County to help applicants apply for individual assistance in person:
Early detection of breast cancer can save lives-and it did just that for Sherrie Pinkney.
The fate of the Opportunity School District in Georgia that has sparked debates and controversy across the state will be decided by voters Nov. 8.
Members of the Georgia House Military Affairs Study Committee will visit Liberty County on Tuesday and hold public hearings Wednesday, reportedly as part of process to better understand military communities such as Fort Stewart.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everywhere you turn pink ribbons and merchandise remind people about the disease.
Debris pickup in Hinesville will continue through the weekend, according to the city.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening a disaster recovery center Saturday in Hinesville to provide "one-on-one" assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Matthew, according to a FEMA release.
Authorities are investigating a "verbal threat made to" Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici around noon Thursday, according to a press release sent Thursday night.
Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Hermine claimed another victim. This time, it was the start of Christmas break for students and teachers in the Liberty County School System.
Students and school personnel across the district went orange in unity to stand against bullying
The following is an update from the city of Hinesvlle's public relations manager Brittany McClure:
The Liberty County Library Board of Trustees is without a chairman and efforts to name one are stymied by persistent questions about the board's composition.
The man who took responsibility for an accident that killed a family's pet dog in December has paid restitution.
"The moral of Pete's story is no matter what you step in you just keep walking along and singing your song because it's ...
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee is being threatened with a lawsuit by the system's chief financial officer, Roger Reese, according to ...
UPDATE: Larry "Tony" Thompson has been located unharmed. He is safe and back with family.
In recent years, the public has become attuned to the problem of trash in the ocean, especially plastic, as images of the Great Pacific Garbage ...
The Hinesville City Council approved amending the city's zoning ordinance relating to nonconforming uses and structures.
Showing there is much more to their jobs than just chasing bad guys, Hinesville Police Officers rescued a young boy stuck in a tree Thursday ...
The Hinesville Police Department is seeking out the suspect or suspects responsible for entering and vandalizing the vehicle of a Hinesville man Sunday.
The head of the Georgia NAACP is among those calling Donald Trump an "illegitimate president."
The holidays were all but ruined for Marvis Robinson and her family.
The Liberty County Re-entry Coalition is set to host a five-week course called SOAR from Dreams to Reality.