Thursday's Downtown Farmer's Market saw the debut of a product that was high in demand and short in supply: Liberty County Courthouse Honey.
The old adage, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," could be applied to a rise in tax-return related scams being perpetrated across the Southeast, Internal Revenue Service officials say.
The United States Postal Service announced on Tuesday that it will analyze more than 3,600 branches, offices and stations for possible closures - but none of Liberty County's locations are on the list.
Local historian Judy Shippey presents the city of Hinesville with a painting on Tuesday of the old Liberty County Fair to grace the new city hall's Hinesville room. Shippey said Hinesville artist Ethelda Lee painted the fair scene.
Last Friday's arrest of Danny Rittenberry was just one example of a rash of recent copper thefts that have affected a local power company.
Five people were injured in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon in Liberty County. The accident occurred on Highway 196 near Dairy Road shortly before 6 p.m. Dustin Bishop, 26, of Long County was traveling toward Hinesville in his 1999 Chevy Silverado pickup truck and allegedly drifted into the westbound lane while negotiating a curve, striking an oncoming vehicle, Georgia State Patrol Trooper William Bowman said. Renae Laurent Jackson, 32, of Collins, Ga., was traveling in ...
His fiancée says Army Staff Sgt. Rashad Valmont quit eating and put in extra hours at the gym and sauna after being ordered to shed 3 percent of his body fat in a hurry. Two days later he walked into a superior's office holding a Glock handgun, took aim and fired six shots, killing the man.
The Liberty County Development Authority is voicing its unity with other leaders who want the Army to consider transferring the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team to Fort Stewart.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners presented five Liberty Trail-related organizations with $72,000 in SPLOST funds at its mid-month meeting Thursday.
In a 4-1 vote Thursday, the Hinesville City Council approved amending the city's charter to allow the creation of new city council districts.
At the July Long County Commission meeting, members from the Liberty County Tax Assessor's Office met with the commissioners to discuss concerns about some of the lines drawn between the two counties.
A vehicle fire Tuesday morning in a Walthourville mobile home park has sparked an arson investigation.
Moving day finally is here for the city of Hinesville. Several departments today already have begun filling the new 48,000-square-foot city hall with furniture, boxes and people. The city broke ground on the brick and white balustrade edifice in June 2010 after demolishing the old city hall building. Choate Construction Company, headquartered in Pooler, built Hinesville's new landmark. James W. Buckley & Associates Inc. designed the new city hall. "This move entails the relocation of ...
At the July 12 Ludowici City Council meeting, the Long County Elections Board urged the city to join the county in converting to automated voting precincts.
Local city, county and state representatives reflected on the power of perseverance when they gathered Tuesday for the groundbreaking of the Liberty County Department of Family and Children Services.
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.
The Hinesville City Council approved two actions Thursday to promote the development of a seniors' independent-living apartment community on Memorial Drive.
They may not know exactly what is bought, but government and education officials have a keen eye on purchases made in Liberty County.
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