Jackie Gilliard–Henderson loved children. So much so that her son, Gary Gilliard, created a memorial scholarship for high school seniors in her honor, raising more than $4,000 to give several scholarships to deserving graduating seniors from the class of 2012. A seven-mile walk-a-thon on May 21 hosted by Georgia Coastal Youth Inc. and Seven Ministries allowed residents to participate by walking and/or making a donation to honor Gilliard-Henderson's memory. A 10-team softball ...
Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles recently addressed the Long County Commission, urging it to consider building a jail and reinforcing his views on the proposed wrecker guidelines.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, read a resolution to honor the life of Master Sgt. Odis King, who was the chief federal game warden for the Law Enforcement Division at Fort Stewart. King's wife, Joyce King, and others from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources also attended the Wednesday morning brief presentation.
Long County authorities still are searching for Christiane Judd, the owner of the now-defunct Loonie Farms Animal Rescue in Ludowici, where countless animal remains were discovered the morning of May 16.
A community's unique history can come in packages smaller than a courthouse or mansion, such as a craftsman-style bungalow.
Although pleased with the recently completed reconstruction of Forest Street, the Hinesville City Council approved having the project's contractor replace some sections of the sidewalk to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements during a regular meeting Thursday.
Liberty County commissioners discussed several options Thursday for appealing what most local officials consider an inaccurate 2010 Census count.
Homeless and low- to no-income individuals are invited to a resource fair June 4 at the National Guard Armory to connect with services offered by local businesses and government entities to make life a little bit easier.
Ludowici was approved for a loan of $87,500 on May 13 to finance its wastewater-treatment facility, according to a news release provided by Georgia Environmental Finance Authority Executive Director Kevin Clark.
Midway City Council will meet today with the hopes of hiring two police officers. The city has funded an additional officer for the current budget year and now also seeks a replacement for Officer Jeanette Griffin, who resigned earlier this month.
More questions than answers have surfaced regarding the carnage found Monday morning on the site of the former Loonie Farms Animal Rescue facility in Ludowici.
Hundreds of bones and animal carcasses were uncovered Monday morning by local animal-rescue groups at the site of Loonie Farms Rescue Shelter in Long County. Representatives from local shelters and animal-welfare organizations said they received word from Christiane Judd that she was closing up Loonie Farms and not returning.
A Savannah man seriously was injured Monday in a single-vehicle accident on North Coastal Highway.
An accident Friday evening snarled traffic on U.S. Highway 84 and Darsey Road in Hinesville after a driver failed to yield a stop sign, according to Hinesville Police Department accident investigators.
During a dedication ceremony Saturday morning, downtown Hinesville was crowded with residents who wanted to get a sneak peek inside the new Liberty County Justice Center that sits on the corner of Main Street and MLK Drive.
Federal and state funding cuts, in addition to a sluggish economy, are hurting local organizations and the services they provide.
First District representative Mary Hamilton gave Ludowici City Council options on Tuesday for the city to join the Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter.
Parents with children attending the Liberty County Pre-K Center have complained the center's new afternoon parent walk-in pick-up policy is inconvenient and forces those who arrive early to wait outside. School officials say there is little to no wait for parents to pick up their children if they arrive on time.
Hinesville City Council members Thursday saw and approved preliminary plans for a Zaxby's that is to be built on Highway 84, across from First Presbyterian Christian Church.
Representatives from the city of Midway and the Liberty County Development Authority and their respective attorneys met Friday to discuss the manner in which water and wastewater usage rates and connection fees are charged. The city and development authority have an intergovernmental agreement in place to share water and sewer infrastructure. The authority operates an industrial park in Midway and the Tradeport East Business Park adjoining Midway's city limits.
In an effort to prepare for any potential hurricanes that could strike the coast this season, the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency already has its post-storm debris-cleanup plan in place.
Walthourville City Councilwoman Luciria Luckey Lovette recently was elected to the board of directors for the Georgia Municipal Association during the association's annual meeting in Savannah.
The Hinesville Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon received a $4,100 donation from Firehouse Subs to provide car seats to eligible applicants. The money comes from the company's Public Safety Foundation, which was created after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. For more on this story, see Friday's Coastal Courier.