Maurice Dwayne Newsome entered his negotiated plea of guilty to malice murder in the death of his former girlfriend, Savannah Smith, on Tuesday in Liberty County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell's courtroom.
In a recent Long County Commission meeting, county board of elections member Nancy McKnew questioned recent payments to board chair Vanessa Cunningham.
The Midway City Council last Tuesday unanimously rejected its lawyer's advice to spend around $250 for a study aimed at helping resolve a years-long dispute between Midway and the Liberty County Development Authority.
Allenhurst's leaders were sworn into new terms Thursday at City Attorney Bob Pirkle's office in Hinesville.
Donald Lovette is a man who gives life to the characters he sees in his mind's eyes.
The annual Leadership and Grand Marshall Breakfast at Historic Dorchester Academy continued a long tradition Saturday with more than 125 governmental, civic and religious leaders attending to honor the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King.
This old home was moved Thursday from 506 Oglethorpe Highway, only three doors down from the Mills House, which was scheduled to be moved today. However, a last-minute decision by the Georgia Department of Transportation delayed that move until 9 a.m. Monday. The smaller home also was part of the property now owned by attorneys Joel and Jay Osteen.
A line stretched outside the chapel door of First Baptist Church in Ludowici on Wednesday afternoon as a steady stream of family, friends and community members gathered to pay their final respects to Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles, who died early Monday morning.
Winter is expected back across Georgia, including our coastal area, this evening. It could stay the weekend.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Liberty County School System are working together to find the person - or people - responsible for vandalizing two schools and damaging $21,887 worth of technology gear in Midway over the weekend.
Longtime Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles died Monday at Wayne County Hospital in Jesup. He was 76 years old. Nobles had been battling cancer and was undergoing treatment at the time of his death.
Longtime Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles died early Monday morning at Wayne County Hospital in Jesup. He was 76 years old.
A former Liberty County Tax Commissioner convicted in April 2001 on four counts of theft by conversion and racketeering has returned to the area after serving about 10 years.
New owners Pastor Tim and Catherine "Cathy" Parrish will restore and renovate the Mills House after it is moved to their land in Long County. The refurbished Mills House will incorporate replacement doors, windows and fixtures from another historic home, the Jordye Bacon House, which was torn down in September when efforts to preserve it fell through.
When the Hinesville City Council held its first meeting of the year Thursday, it spent a significant amount of time discussing an old issue: the occupancy status of Tekilla Rose Bar and Grill.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will let voters decide in November whether they want to buy alcohol on Sunday in unincorporated parts of the county.
A Catholic priest, who worked in several Georgia towns, including Pembroke, is going to prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing a boy in Ohio.
Ludowici Police Department Captain Robert Kicklighter was formally fired by the Ludowici City Council on Thursday after a hearing was held to investigate the circumstances of his departure from the department on Dec. 23.
The Liberty County Humane Shelter and Coastal Community Veterinary Clinic have joined forces to provide area residents with low-cost veterinary services. The facility, at 279 Briarwood Circle in Hinesville, held its grand opening last week and celebrated by offering free checkups and rabies shots to the first 50 pets in line.
His military career began in 1957 and essentially continued through to 2005, when he retired for a second time with a total of 46 years military-related service. Then, in 2008, Jim Thomas began his political career as Hinesville's first black mayor.
David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.
Suspended Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers has been granted a hearing at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Ludowici City Hall. The city council unanimously approved and scheduled the hearing during Tuesday's meeting.
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