Hinesville is working toward improving the way it reads water meters and will soon have a new customer portal website where residents can monitor their water usage.
SAVANNAH - Diane Z. Weems, M.D., who has served as health director of the Coastal Health District forthree years, retired at the end of last month.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced last month that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6 percent, up 1 percentage point from May. The rate in June 2015 was 6.6 percent.
It seems no obstacle is too great for the United States Marines Corps.
A discussion at Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting about the concerns of having a review committee meet in open session to discuss proposals for public works contracts got a little passionate.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners turned down a request to rezone property that would allow the resident to provide transitional housing for probationers, parolees and the homeless at an Aug. 2 meeting, but commended the applicant for his efforts.
Many people spent Sunday afternoon enjoying the last hours of the weekend.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism division announced Wednesday that it has awarded more than $85,275 in product development agreements to 13 new and expanding tourism projects across the state.
Shawn White and Ted Eby said community is more important than a business venture when they withdrew a request to operate a shooting range.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Drug Court has been certified by the Council of Accountability Court Judges, according to Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart.
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SAPELO ISLAND - Scientists at the University of Georgia's Marine Institute at Sapelo Island have found that the amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast has declined significantly in the last 30 years, spurring concerns about the overall health of marshland ecosystems in the area.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit has received funding to establish a Veterans Treatment Court.
A series of town hall meetings aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax in November will start with a kickoff community meeting Aug. 15 in Flemington.
Recently returned from the Democratic Nation convention in Philadelphia, State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, said the political event was "absolutely fantastic."
Tropical Storm Hermine led to the cancellation or postponement of local prep sports across the Coastal Empire.
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in UVA Today, a publication of the University of Virginia. It is being reprinted with permission.