The Coastal Regional Commission heard a special presentation about alternative fuels during its April meeting Wednesday at Richmond Hill City Center.
Although it was not among the 100 fastest growing between 2000 and 2010, Hinesville-Fort Stewart recently was named one of the 50 fastest-growing communities between 2010 and 2011, according to a release from the U.S. Census Bureau.
About 160 years ago, Providence Canyon was a network of 3- to 5-foot deep drainage ditches created by rainwater runoff from farmers' fields.
Georgia DOT contractor R.B. Baker will begin resurfacing work on U.S. 84/S.R. 38 beginning south of S.R. 119 and extending east of Ryon Avenue in the cities of Walthourville, Allenhurst and Hinesville in Liberty County, weather permitting. This work will be performed from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. through Friday, April 27. A single lane closure and/or flagmen will be utilized for this work. Motorists should reduce their speed in these and all work zones.
Short-term issue resolution plans were not the only ones on the table during the Liberty County-wide Planning Workshop, which was held March 28-30 at the King and Prince Golf & Beach Resort on St. Simons Island.
Long County residents participated in the 2012 Relay for Life on Friday night and Saturday morning at Veterans Stadium in Ludowici.
Despite the threat of rain and dropping temperatures, more than 200 people participated in the first-ever Good Friday Walk for Shelter.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., touched on budget issues and government programs Tuesday during the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Board of Education Transportation Complex.
One Liberty County school was recognized as a Healthy Schools Program model for its success in cutting high-calorie beverages and increasing its servings of fresh fruits and vegetables.
About 160 years ago, Providence Canyon was a network of 3 to 5-foot deep drainage ditches created by rainwater runoff from farmers' fields.
The Hinesville City Council voted Thursday to authorize the purchase of more than four acres of land along Frank Cochran Drive from 14 owners to accommodate the road's widening.
Every year during the Relay for Life of Liberty County, the luminaria ceremony is a special part of the evening.
Liberty Countians looking for a place to perfect their serves and backhands will have a new venue for that in the coming months, as the Liberty County Board of Commissioners gave the green light Tuesday to $180,432 in recreation-parks work.
The term spring break usually conjures images of toes in the sand and playground fun, but some members of Project Reach G.A.N.G. took time this week to connect with senior citizens.
Students from several Liberty County elementary schools are showing off their artistic talents in a crayon medium at the first-ever Children's Art Exhibit, which runs through April 30 at the Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street.
ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Local municipal and county officials joined business leaders for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's monthly Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway. Sarah Visser, executive director for Keep Georgia Beautiful, was guest speaker.
Gary Sinrich has retired from his position as municipal court judge for the city of Hinesville after 26 years of service.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of a variance request submitted by The Heritage Bank for the installation of three new automatic-teller machines.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire hosted a mobile food drop Thursday at the Walthourville Fire Department.
City leaders are proposing what they call small increases in fees for garbage and dry-trash collection, as well as storm-water runoff.
Service to the community was the emphasis of a proclamation by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal last week naming Sept. 16 as American Legion Day, and another signed Monday by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas.
Gospel singer-songwriter and evangelist Mark Cartwright returned home to perform locally Sunday at the Manse at Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill.
East Liberty American Legion Post 321 conducted a 9/11 observance ceremony Thursday evening in front of the Midway Police Department.
Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce officially kicked off its Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI campaign Thursday with the first of four community meetings scheduled ahead of the November elections.
Liberty County service personnel, first responders, soldiers and community members turned out Thursday for the America Supports You Freedom Walk at Lyman Hall Elementary in Hinesville.
Hinesville leaders already are planning for how traffic may be affected by growth on Memorial Drive and Central Avenue when Armstrong State University's new Liberty Center and the new Liberty County Library are completed.
City leaders on Monday approved a recommendation by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas to increase their travel expenditures for fiscal year 2015 as the council goes over next year's budget.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has commenced work on widening State Route 119, also called Airport Road, in Hinesville and Walthourville.