The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6.6 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from 6.5 percent in May. The rate in June 2014 was 8.3 percent.
Hinesville City Council has approved an agreement to provide a city police officer for Liberty Regional Medical Center on weekends.
Cancer Association Relief Effort Support, or CARES, held its first fundraiser July 3 in Ludowici.
Long County emergency-medical-service units have moved from the fire department to a new building on North McDonald Street in Ludowici, Paramedic Doug Diller of Excelsior Ambulance Service recently told the Long County Board of Commissioners.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commissioners met earlier today to consider some rezoning petitions and new business. Planning Commissioners recommended approval for every item on the agenda, with some having special conditions attached. They recommended approval for: Allenhurst's subarea future land use map, knitting classes to be operated out of a home, using property for a family cemetery, rezoning land for three modular buildings to be used as commercial spaces, a setback reduction for a gas station sign, and final plat approval for two residential developments.
The deadline to appeal property tax assessments for 2015 is Monday.
July 1 was a historic day for the Office of the Clerk of Courts of Liberty County, when it began accepting electronically filed civil cases for superior and state court.
The city of Hinesville hosted its "If I Were Mayor…" essay winners at City Hall early in June.
Scott Kroell, the recently retired CEO of Liberty Regional Medical Center, has been selected to be the dean for health sciences at Savannah Technical College, the college announced in a news release Friday morning.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Barber Foods stuffed-chicken products distributed in Georgia because of potential health risk to pets and consumers.
Beauty and safety were the main concerns of residents gathered at Monday's Midway City Council meeting.
A new business - or businesses - might be coming soon to Leroy Coffer Highway.
Not all the marked trees on Martin Road in Midway will be cut down, according to a Liberty County Extension agent.
The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP is participating in the America's Journey for Justice March, which is planned to start Aug. 1 in Selma, Alabama.
Gum Branch is the site of the ninth of 12 community-planning meetings hosted by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, during which residents are encouraged to offer their input for the next comprehensive plan.
Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington was elected to the board of directors for the Georgia Municipal Association during the association's annual meeting June 28 ...