ATLANTA - State Rep. Jeff Jones, R-Brunswick, recently announced that House Bill 219, legislation he sponsored related to public and private pools, was passed by the State Senate.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau has received $5,000 from the Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism division to fund the Gateway Heritage Rehabilitation and Renewal Project.
FORSYTH - Advanced Deputy Matthew McKnight of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office completed a course in advanced traffic law at the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.
After a series of legislative and judicial setbacks in recent weeks, Texas energy company Kinder Morgan announced Wednesday afternoon that it has suspended work on the controversial Palmetto Pipeline, which would have gone through Liberty and Long counties as part of its 360-mile route between Belton, South Carolina, and Jacksonville, Florida.
Mike Hester, the CEO of the Liberty Regional Medical Center, wants to transform health care in Liberty County.
Interchange lighting repairs, security gates and new wetland requirements were discussed at Monday's Liberty County Development Authority board meeting.
Ground will be broken for the runway extension project at MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield on Thursday morning.
Last January, an elderly Georgia couple was killed after meeting with a man who posted his classic car for sale on Craigslist.
The Hinesville City Council approved paving and painting stripes on miles of streets during its meeting Thursday.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in February by the Liberty County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. To view all restaurant scores, go to dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health-in spections.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County had its 22nd annual Scholarship Banquet Saturday at Club Stewart. The evening's theme was "There is Liberty in Literacy: Expand Your Mind, Expand Your Life."
ATLANTA - State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, recently led the Georgia House in recognizing and honoring Mariyah Carter, a fourth-grader at Taylors Creek Elementary School, for saving the life of a fellow classmate.
The Long County Board of Commissioners discussed the cost of lighting athletic fields and road conditions during a work session Tuesday.
For the fifth year in a row, the Liberty County Homeless Coalition is sponsoring the Good Friday Run/Walk for Shelter this Friday.
A traffic signal for a proposed shopping center near Wal-Mart Supercenter that will prohibit some drivers from turning left onto West Oglethorpe Highway became a main topic of discussion during the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting Tuesday evening.
County and city leaders laid the groundwork last week for a grassroots campaign aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales ...
Liberty County's proposed fiscal-year 2017 budget calls for a 22 percent increase.
ATLANTA - House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, to the State Commission on Petroleum Pipelines.
The Liberty County Cultural and Historical Resource Committee is looking for new members.