Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's paper. Incumbent Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles is a Democrat. He will face a Democratic challenger, Shane Middleton, in the May primary election and a Republican, Timothy Works in the November general election. Nobles' party affiliation was incorrectly stated in a front-page article Sunday. The Coastal Courier regrets the error.
F. Barry Wilkes, clerk and administrator of the superior, state, juvenile, and magistrate courts of Liberty County announced Friday that he is not seeking reelection and is retiring on December 31 after 33 years of service, ending a career that began on November 13, 1984. His longtime chief deputy clerk, Linda G. Thompson, qualified for election on Friday and will run unopposed in the primary and general elections this year. She will take office on January 1, 2017, becoming the first female clerk in the county's and the local superior court's 227-year history.
A representative from U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter's office will be in Ludowici to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during an upcoming "congressional day office."
Trees provide economic, environmental and health benefits to many cities and counties in Georgia.
SAVANNAH - A vast storehouse of carbon, frozen in the Arctic permafrost for millennia, may play a role in future global climate change.
The following candidates had qualified as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Secretary of State's website at sos.ga.gov. Incumbents are designated with an asterisk (*).
JESUP - Georgia Department of Transportation Southeast District Maintenance Office reminds citizens that placing signs or other objects in the state's right-of-way is illegal.
The Hinesville City Council addressed several informational items on contract proposals, proclamations and board appointments at its meeting Thursday.
Last week's Long County Board of Commissioners meeting had a short agenda.
Ed Milan says he can't dance.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners met again to discuss the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum planned for November and the proposed list of projects it would fund if passed.
ATLANTA - State Sen. Tommie Williams, R-Lyons, announced his retirement from the Georgia State Senate Wednesday. Williams will not qualify to run for re-election for Senate District 19, which includes Long County and a portion of Liberty County, but will serve out the rest of his term.
Liberty County voters came out to the polls early on Super Tuesday.
The Liberty County Prison Reentry Coalition Inc., hosted an open house Friday afternoon to showcase some of the renovations and upgrades already made to its new office at 205 E. Court St. in Hinesville.
Gretta Logan, office manager and senior deputy clerk of Liberty County Probate Court, retired after 34 years with the county.
While cities around the nation have become hotbeds of protest in the wake of the fatal shootings of two black men by police in Louisiana ...
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners' recent appointment to the local Live Oak Public Libraries board has sparked controversy.
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are becoming a summer tradition in Hinesville, thanks to the community's generosity and the dedication of several organizations.
The Veterans Memorial Walk board of directors recently recognized the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority staff for the effort and time they have devoted to the ...
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give to replenish a low summer blood ...