Taxes - it's the buzzword of the moment for the Liberty County commissioners, who on Thursday received a report on current collections, new vehicle-tax laws and upcoming property-tax sales from Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones.
The Ludowici City Council received good news at its February meeting - the city will receive more than $50,000 in grants for infrastructure and safety needs.
Hinesville is in compliance with state code regarding contracting with water-treatment companies, according to City Attorney Linnie Darden III.
Wednesday's announcement by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta that the Pentagon is prepared to furlough Department of Defense civilian personnel drew strong reactions from local and state leaders, while military leaders at Fort Stewart said they'll continue to prepare for budget cuts.
Hugh Ridgeway was sworn in as a new assistant district attorney Friday by Chief Judge David Cavender of the Superior Court of Liberty County.
The Liberty County Board of Education has begun the search for a new superintendent and is seeking the community's input.
Qualifying concluded last week in Long County for the upcoming general primary and election. After all the paperwork had been turned in, it was discovered that three more candidates had tossed their hats into the ring.
Despite budget woes, Liberty County still is planning a transition to a paid countywide fire service that would be funded by a combination of service fees and insurance-premium taxes.
Liberty County's Childhood Fatality Review Board met Tuesday afternoon. It was the first official meeting the board has had in months, according to County Coroner Reggie Pierce.
ATLANTA - The Hinesville mayor, council, city manager and assistant city manager were among nearly 800 Georgia city officials to attend the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta on Jan. 26-28. The annual conference provides city officials an opportunity to learn more about legislation under consideration at the Georgia Capitol, attend training sessions and hear from state leaders.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas is part of a newly formed Veterans Affairs Task Force that held its first meeting Jan. 17 in Washington, D.C., as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' annual meeting.
Ludowici Elections Superintendent and Long County Board of Elections Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham went before the Ludowici City Council on Tuesday and claimed The Long County Press committed libel against her, which is when a publication writes or publishes false statements that damage a person's reputation or character.
The planning for Liberty County's Cattle Hammock Marina, made possible by a $35,190 coastal-incentive grant, is delayed but under way.
Six of Liberty County's municipalities do not currently level a city property tax, but an agreement struck between the Liberty County Board of Commissioners and the city of Hinesville could set taxes in motion.
Qualifying ended Wednesday in Long County for the upcoming general primary and election. Pick up a Wednesday Coastal Courier for a full story on the qualifying.
Community leaders gathered at the Mayor's Annual Thanksgiving Service to give thanks for the quality of life in the region, state and nation.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in October by the Liberty County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens ...
Liberty County Administrator Joey Brown recently outlined preliminary details of the proposed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, which is planned to go before voters ...
A large group of family, friends, and fellow law enforcement officers attended the funeral service Tuesday afternoon to say goodbye to Georgia Port Authority Officer ...
The competitors for the third Dancing with the Stars of the Coastal Empire are, representing Liberty County: Ed Milan; Maria Rodriquez; Jewell Landers; Beate Wickham ...
Liberty County Health Department employee Johnnie Reed was recently recognized for 20 years of service to public health.
A gun that was found during a Nov. 7 cleanup was the focus of a heated discussion at the Nov. 10 Ludowici City Council meeting.
A conceptual site design for a recreation park in Fleming was presented to the Liberty County Board of Commissioners earlier this month. The proposed design ...
Voters who would like to cast their ballots in the runoff elections for Hinesville mayor and the District 3 City Council seat may now do ...
Long County commissioners were asked last week to help provide more meals to senior citizens in the county.
RICHMOND HILL - Support for building a spaceport similar to the one in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is increasing, as government leaders comprising the Coastal Regional Commission ...
Mayor Jim Thomas and Hinesville City Council members recognized a resident who assisted in the capture of a suspected armed robber.
Hinesville and Liberty County community and military leaders broke ground on the future Veterans Memorial Walk on Saturday morning at Bryant Commons before the start ...
In conjunction with the 3.3-mile-long widening of Highway 119 in Liberty County, the contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled the temporary ...
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