A request to force Ludowici to have municipal elections goes before a Long County Superior Court judge Wednesday.
Long County Board of Education candidate Julie Dawson submitted papers last week challenging the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia regarding Long County's new district map. According to Dawson, the new map has an error that places her legal residence in District 3. She said it's in District 5.
Long County's lone local race will be decided Tuesday when voters chose a sheriff. Incumbent Craig Nobles, who was appointed in January to replace his late father, long-time sheriff Cecil Nobles, faces challenger Darrell Ballance. Nobles, who qualified as a Democrat, defeated Frank McClelland Jr. and James E. Rogers in the July general primary while Ballance, who qualified as a Republican, was unopposed.
Polls across the nation are open Tuesday. In Liberty and Long counties they will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Eyes may be glued to the national stage for Tuesday's election, but two Liberty County Commission races will be decided.
Long County's Community Action Agency will operate the low-income heating energy assistance program funded by the Department of Human Resources, according to Community Services head Diane Rogers.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Brunswick Division signed a ruling Tuesday establishing new district lines in Long County.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is monitoring what it calls a major spill by EPD guidelines at Hinesville/Fort Stewart's wastewater treatment plant Oct. 22-23.
Ludowici has made several improvements during the last year, and according to Mayor James Fuller, more are planned for the future.
Voters hoping to skip lines at next week's election have until Friday to vote early - but there's no guarantee it will take less time than casting a ballot Nov. 6.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld a Liberty County Board of Elections decision to disqualify an area resident from the 2011 Hinesville municipal elections.
Tea Grove Plantation will be among the locations featured in an RFD-TV show that airs at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 1.
When the site committee for Hinesville's new library meets Monday, members will have in hand a clear statement from the library's trustees favoring the current Memorial Drive location.
Hinesville Police will write warning tickets to drivers who turn right on red at the intersection of Gen. Screven Way and West Oglethorpe Highway for few weeks.
The media player at left holds a copy of the sample ballot for Liberty County voters.
William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority police officer, continues to make progress in his road to recovery after being struck by a tractor-trailer March 2.
County and city leaders have gathered on St. Simons Island for the annual county-wide planning workshop to discuss initiatives, community issues and updates on topics from last year's meeting. Jeff Ricketson, executive director of Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, opened the meeting by having everyone sharing what makes them Liberty County-proud.
Hinesville resident Joe Stuart has spoken directly to City Council on numerous occasions during the public-comment portion of its twice-monthly meetings.
An estimated 200 people attended a public meeting on a proposed pipeline at the Richmond Hill city center Tuesday to hear information and voice their opinions. Vice President of Public Affairs Allen Fore from Kinder Morgan, the company proposing the pipeline, gave a 10-minute speech about its proposal and the reasoning behind placing a pipeline along the coast of Georgia, including Bryan, Liberty and Long counties.
Dispatchers in Liberty County's 911 center spend hours in front of computer monitors in a dimly-lit, windowless room fielding calls that they don't know whether they'll be about a noise complaint or a shooting.
Roads dominated much of the Long County Commission meeting on April 7.
The Liberty Transit public transportation system will offer free rides Wednesday in recognition of Earth Day.
It's not the kind of call any officer wants to receive.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County Office has allocated and disbursed its 2015 funds to several local nonprofit agencies, but the Kirk Healing Center was not one of the recipients.
The company hoping to build a pipeline through Coastal Georgia needs to make sure it does everything it can to protect the environment if its project is approved, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said during a Friday morning stop in Richmond Hill.
Opponents of a proposed petroleum pipeline are lining up in advance of a public hearing set for 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
In the upcoming 2015 election, Liberty County wants to put the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) back on the ballot after a measure to renew it was defeated in last year's midterm election. The tax officially expired March 31, meaning the sales tax in Liberty County is now 6 percent, 1 percent lower than surrounding counties.
Faith-based groups, businesses and members of the public from eastern Liberty County had a chance to learn about a proposed prison re-entry program during a meeting Monday at Wilderness Baptist Church in Midway.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect a correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. The Liberty County Board of Commissioners received the fiscal-year 2016 budget for the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau earlier this month. An article on page 10A Wednesday incorrectly stated that the commissioners approved the budget, but the CVB's board approves its own spending plan. The commissioners simply received a copy of the budget.