Within the next fiscal year, select Coastal Regional Coaches could be used to test cost-cutting measures through alternative fuel sources.
A portion of Bradwell Park near a large oak tree has been closed to the public as a safety precaution, according to Hinesville officials.
The historic Mills House was transformed into an old-fashioned bookstore Saturday, each room devoted to a particular literary genre. There were romances perfect for relaxing at the beach and poolside, mysteries suited for plane trips, science fiction and fantasy for evening reads as well as how-to manuals, glossy textbooks, children's literature and DVDs.
By Friday, Liberty County property owners should have known the assessed values of their businesses, boats and real properties for the 2011 tax year.
The Liberty County Development Authority met Wednesday to discuss its preliminary budget for the 2012 fiscal year, which is down $3,471,313 from the previous year.
After more than 50 years serving Hinesville as a Ford dealership and a county administrative office, the building located at 101 N. Commerce St. has come tumbling down.
The murder trial for Kenneth Lumpkin may be forthcoming as the case was moved to the rule 20 calendar.
Shots reportedly were fired Sunday at a man who was riding a bicycle shortly after 7 p.m. on Busbee Road near Highway 84, according to an incident report filed by Walthourville Police Officer Brandon Calhoun. The victim, however, still has not been found.
The Liberty County Commission reviewed current budgetary expenses and approved its next annual budget during Thursday's mid-month meeting.
Midway water and sewer customers will have 10 days to pay their bills following action by the city council that streamlines procedures in the utility department.
Hinesville Assistant City Manager Ken Howard, right, was recognized recently by Alan Ours, president of the Georgia City-County Management Association, for serving as GCCMA president from April 2010-March 2011.
Hinesville city employees will have to pony up more money for their health insurance in the coming year. So will the city.
Christiane Judd, former owner of Loonie Farms Animal Rescue, is back in Long County, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Detective Lt. Tom Sollosi. Judd arrived via commercial inmate transfer service at 9:15 a.m. Saturday and immediately was processed.
A young male, probably away from home for the first time, was struck and killed by a vehicle in Liberty County early June 11.
Saturday morning's overcast sky provided the 11th annual Walk to Dorchester participants with an intermittent breeze and protection from the hot June sun, which broke through the clouds later in the day.
The new Long County Board of Commission on Wednesday held its first meeting.
Most of Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting focused on a request to approve a "concept proposal" of the final plat for the Magnolia Oaks shopping complex at the intersection of Highway 196 West and 15th Street.
Qualifying ended Wednesday for the two vacant seats on the Ludowici City Council. According to Ludowici assistant city clerk Tina Skipper, Price Chapman Jr. and Jim Fuller qualified in District 2, and Janis M. Goode and Kathy L. Phillips qualified in District 4. The Ludowici special election is June 18, and early voting begins May 28 at Ludowici City Hall.
Four days before the new Long County Commission members were sworn in, the outgoing commission members on May 9 held their final meeting. At that meeting, Board of Elections Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham discussed the terms of office for the new commissioners.
Midway Middle School placed second in its bracket for the PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycle Rally, a victory that comes a $10,000 for green improvements. "Our students, faculty and the community worked so hard this year," teacher and coordinator Joy Kennedy said. "I am so excited -- second place in the nation."
The Liberty County Board of Education decided Wednesday to interview seven superintendent candidates for the seat that becomes vacant June 1.
The new Long County Board of Education on Monday held its first meeting, electing District 4 representative Janet Watford as its new chairwoman as the first order of business.
The Liberty County Commission has postponed its mid-month meeting from today to next Thursday.
After two elections, multiple court dates and a lot of stress on the winners and the community, Long County on Monday swore in its newly elected officials.
The Long County Board of Elections on Thursday held a meeting to address issues that, according to Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham, were not addressed by the court when a new election and a redrawing of the district lines were ordered.
Routine items handled by the Liberty County Commission last week included:
The Long County Board of Education in a called meeting last month amended its fiscal year 2013 budget, adding more than $1.1 million.
Armstrong Atlantic State University on Wednesday announced a major initiative for the Armstrong-Liberty Center. In partnership with the city of Hinesville, the university will build an expanded, new facility in downtown Hinesville to accommodate more students, programs, classroom and laboratory space.
Long County's general election formally answered the question of who will sit on the county commission and the board of education. Despite all of the offices having already been decided, the required election took place Tuesday, ending a 10-month saga over who will lead Long County into the future.
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