Coastal residents and out-of-state visitors alike converged on Riceboro to learn about the Geechee culture Saturday through exhibits, demonstrations, performances and music.
Despite a finding that information was not provided in a timely manner, auditor Christopher Lightle said Monday that the Liberty County Development Authority's fiscal-year 2011 statements were "totally correct and fairly stated."
The official opening of the Fraser Counseling Center annex was held Sunday at Midway Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.
Savannah Feed the Hungry made an encore visit to Liberty County on Saturday and the charitable food distribution organization brought along a special guest: Naomi Barber King, sister-in-law of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tracy McFadden was named Walthourville's new police chief last Friday. He replaces Terry J. Harget, who led the department since its inception in 2009.
Local residents can hear, watch and experience the Geechee story live through "Rice, Riddum 'n' Rime" starting at noon Saturday at the Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center and Museum in Riceboro.
Georgia manages 63 state parks and historic sites, but only four lodges. One of those is George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge, a 700-acre lakeside getaway on the eastern banks of Lake Eufaula near the Alabama border.
The pay of Ludowici Municipal Judge Larry Fowler was questioned at the February Ludowici City Council meeting.
They've been heralded for their perseverance, creativity and spunk. It has been dubbed "the little school that could," and they rallied the community around a spirited two-month competition.
Imagine an ideal budget-friendly vacation. One might picture traipsing the coast, observing the arts, visiting historical markers, sipping wine and snacking on sweets.
The Long County Board of Education received a presentation Feb. 13 from Dr. Glenn Purcell, assistant superintendent/curriculum director, concerning how Georgia's waiver from meeting No Child Left Behind standards will affect the school system.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday revisited code and zoning revisions recommended by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission with Jeff Ricketson, director of the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership.
Savannah Feed the Hungry is preparing another meal and food giveaway in Hinesville from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the National Guard Armory.
The Hinesville Korean Presbyterian Church is no more.
The Walthourville Police Department and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office are investigating the Monday night death of a Hinesville resident.
The Association County Commissioners of Georgia recently awarded Liberty County a $6,000 Health Promotion and Wellness grant.
Nineteen local youths have proven themselves experts at land judging, as the Liberty County 4-H club cleared the brackets at the State 4-H Land Judging Contest on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the J. Campbell Research and Education Center in Watkinsville.
The Liberty County Commission approved the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax resolution at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Hinesville City Council during its Thursday evening meeting approved a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps. Previously, the council delayed a vote on the new store because the public had not been given the requested two weeks' notice before the request was presented.
Liberty Countians looking for entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings need look no further than the local Performing Arts Center, where Love-It Productions will stage "My Sons from Another Mother," the latest from playwright and producer Donald Lovette.
Trapper Jack removed four gators Wednesday morning from ponds in Hinesville's Bryant Commons Park. The city contracted Trapper Jack and his assistant, Valerie Jones, to remove the nuisance gators for fear they would attack children who fish in the ponds during special events. Bryant Commons, which is leased by the city, holds music festivals and events that draw large crowds. Jones said the gators will not be euthanized andwill be relocated 20-25 miles from Hinesville.
The first, and possibly the most important, issue discussed by city leaders during last week's annual planning workshop was a notice from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division that Liberty and Bryan counties have to reduce the amount of water pumped from the Floridan aquifer by 1 million gallons a day.
Marquana Adale Jasper, who has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of murder, appeared before Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavendar on Monday. Cavendar heard Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Steven Teal's testimony, which established probable cause in the state's case.
Midway police shut down a produce stand that was too close to the road last Wednesday.
Liberty County Parents! Post your back to school photos or videos on Instagram using the hashtag #LCB2S (Liberty County Back 2 School) and we'll share some of our favorites on our new Instagram account CoastalCourier.
Representatives from Liberty County, its municipalities and the chamber of commerce met Tuesday to discuss campaign plans for the coming special-purpose local-option sales-tax referendum.
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