As we close the door on 2012, the Courier is recalling stories that grabbed attention, piqued interest and affected the community in the last 12 months. This is the second in a four-part series.
The top stories for Hinesville, Fort Stewart and the surrounding areas in 2012 offered reasons to celebrate, question and recall aspects of the community in which we live.
The Hinesville City Council heard a report Thursday on the Liberty Transit Strategic Study that detailed county-wide needs and recommended strategies.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved two application requests - one that will seek state aid for road improvements and another that targets military-zone tax abatements.
Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler recently visited Liberty County and met with Liberty County Development Authority board and staff members at MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield.
In her obituary, Mary Mullen Guiendon's family requested that books be sent to schools instead of flowers being sent to them.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Brunswick Division on Friday approved Long County's final district lines and set the date for the next general primary, according to County Commission Chairman Bobby Walker.
Much of Southeast Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties, has been under a tornado watch.
Emergency medical services were the focus of the recent Long County Commission meeting.
Hinesville City Councilman Jason Floyd said if he had been present for last Thursday's meeting, he'd have supported the property-tax increase. His absence required Mayor Jim Thomas to make the tie-breaking vote to approve the city's 1-mill property-tax hike.
Hinesville and Liberty County are taking part in a statewide "homeless count" facilitated by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, according to Daisy Jones, program coordinator for Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program.
The Liberty County Development Authority on Monday voted to pay $137,721.92 in disputed property taxes from a former industrial tenant.
Even after a proposed property-tax increase was settled with Mayor Jim Thomas' tie-breaking vote, Thursday's three-hour Hinesville City Council meeting remained contentious.
The Long County Protective Services Auxiliary recently hosted an appreciation dinner for the volunteers who worked Long County's annual haunted house and hayride fundraiser. Proceeds from the event go to help local fire departments, EMS providers, forestry personnel and to provide scholarships to local teens.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commissioners met earlier today to consider some rezoning petitions and new business. Planning Commissioners recommended approval for every item on the ...
The deadline to appeal property tax assessments for 2015 is Monday.
July 1 was a historic day for the Office of the Clerk of Courts of Liberty County, when it began accepting electronically filed civil cases ...
The city of Hinesville hosted its "If I Were Mayor…" essay winners at City Hall early in June.
Scott Kroell, the recently retired CEO of Liberty Regional Medical Center, has been selected to be the dean for health sciences at Savannah Technical College ...
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Barber Foods stuffed-chicken products distributed in Georgia because of potential health ...
Beauty and safety were the main concerns of residents gathered at Monday's Midway City Council meeting.
A new business - or businesses - might be coming soon to Leroy Coffer Highway.
Not all the marked trees on Martin Road in Midway will be cut down, according to a Liberty County Extension agent.