The Liberty County Board of Commissioners and the Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved a local option sales tax distribution agreement that will require the county to seek greater reimbursement from other municipalities for the services it delivers.
The city of Walthourville made a street-name change Sept. 1 to honor former Georgia governor Ellis Arnall.
Continued discussion over an alley and hard-liquor sales culminated in heated words and an audience member being removed from the recent Ludowici City Council's September meeting.
The son of a Hinesville city councilman is squaring off against a former Liberty County commissioner to fill the county board of commissioners District 2 seat that has been vacant since May.
It has yet to be approved by both governing bodies, but Liberty County and Hinesville representatives reached a tentative verbal agreement Tuesday for allocation of local-option sales tax revenues as required every 10 years due to census population counts.
After serving 14 years of a life sentence, Billy Crowder might be getting closer to starting a new life outside prison walls.
Bradwell Institute students and teachers began Friday on a somber note as they learned that one of their own has passed away.
JROTC cadets from Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute participated in 9/11 observances last week.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 conducted its second annual Patriot Day observance Tuesday in the grassy park near Riceboro City Hall.
Hinesville's first-ever public art display was unveiled Wednesday as part of the city's birthday celebration. The display - a large, colorful mural - now is hanging on the outside wall of the old Manna House building at the corner of East Court Street and North Commerce Street.
A Thursday evening event will offer the chance to become acquainted with area nonprofit organizations, tour the Liberty College and Career Academy and recognize the area's top volunteers.
Among the thousands of delegates who nominated President Barack Obama to run for a second term on the Democratic ticket at last week's national convention in Charlotte, N.C., was Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway.
Students from Lyman Hall Elementary and members of the U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club participated in a Freedom Walk ceremony Tuesday.
Four Liberty County mayors, the chairman of the Liberty County Board of Commissioners and the Liberty County sheriff signed a joint resolution Tuesday against possible sequestration that could take effect Jan. 2, 2013, if Congress and the president don't agree to compromised budget cuts.
Kick back, take in a flick and enjoy some snacks. Georgia Theatre Company is planning its ninth annual "Film and Food for a Cause" event Sunday, Sept. 23. For a $12 donation, customers receive a movie ticket, concession combo that includes popcorn and a small soda, and a packet of restaurant coupons.
In a high-profile environmental case that has important repercussions for coastal Georgia, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the 25-foot buffer required by state law between development projects and the banks of waterways generally does not apply to marshes and wetlands.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain packaged smoked salmon products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to consumers.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black alerted Georgians to the recall of certain Ainsworth pet food products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to cats.
Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, announced Monday that the acquisition of 18 Bank of America banking centers throughout southern Georgia and northern Florida - including the Hinesville location - has been completed.
By Tuesday evening, voters in Liberty County's District 6 should know who will represent them on the Board of Education.
The Liberty Regional Water Resources Council approved a resolution Thursday to support a program committed to enhancing coastal resilience.
During a Thursday morning stop in North Bryan County, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the addition of 60 commercial-vehicle enforcement officers to improve highway safety and help reduce motor-vehicle crashes in Georgia.
Vietnam War veterans of all services will receive something most did not get some 50 years ago when they returned from combat - a welcome home ceremony - Friday, June 19, at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
Parts of Liberty County and most of Long County received at least 4 and as much as 7 inches of rain Wednesday evening, according to a precipitation report posted on accuweather.com and the National Weather Service.
Local water-conservation efforts and health-care premiums rising were reported at the Hinesville City Council meeting Thursday.
About 200 animal lovers made the People for Paws fundraiser a huge success. The event benefitted Carpathia Paws Animal Rescue Organization and was held June 6 at the Dorchester Civic Center in Midway.
Riceboro's Historic Baptismal Trail is now completed. Residents and local officials gathered together for the ribbon cutting of the trail. They then had an opportunity to walk along the trail and learn about native plants, see the historic baptismal pool and "round hole."
The Long County Board of Education approved its fiscal-year 2016 budget by a 4-1 vote Monday.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said in a statement issued Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease.
During last week's Liberty County Board of Commissioners meeting, Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin presented the proposed budget for fiscal-year 2016, which will start July 1.