Meeting for the first time inside Hinesville's new city hall, council members voted 2-1 to approve an amendment to the city's charter to allow for redrawing council districts.
Liberty County has been chosen to receive $23,137 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
Area residents put in more than their two cents worth on bus routes and Liberty Transit service Wednesday during a public hearing facilitated by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission at the Liberty County Courthouse annex.
A 25-year-old Fort Stewart soldier killed Saturday in a single-vehicle accident has been identified as Jonathan Glick.
The Hinesville Police Department is investigating the death of a 3-year-old Hinesville girl.
The victim of a Sunday shooting in Walthourville has been identified as Kevin Bacon, Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget said Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened at 1 Jones Court near Hillary Lane in Walthourville.
A Fort Stewart soldier died in a single-vehicle accident in Long County early Saturday.
Thursday's Downtown Farmer's Market saw the debut of a product that was high in demand and short in supply: Liberty County Courthouse Honey.
The old adage, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," could be applied to a rise in tax-return related scams being perpetrated across the Southeast, Internal Revenue Service officials say.
The United States Postal Service announced on Tuesday that it will analyze more than 3,600 branches, offices and stations for possible closures - but none of Liberty County's locations are on the list.
Local historian Judy Shippey presents the city of Hinesville with a painting on Tuesday of the old Liberty County Fair to grace the new city hall's Hinesville room. Shippey said Hinesville artist Ethelda Lee painted the fair scene.
Last Friday's arrest of Danny Rittenberry was just one example of a rash of recent copper thefts that have affected a local power company.
Five people were injured in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon in Liberty County.
His fiancée says Army Staff Sgt. Rashad Valmont quit eating and put in extra hours at the gym and sauna after being ordered to shed 3 percent of his body fat in a hurry. Two days later he walked into a superior's office holding a Glock handgun, took aim and fired six shots, killing the man.
The Liberty County Development Authority is voicing its unity with other leaders who want the Army to consider transferring the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team to Fort Stewart.
Local leaders got a glimpse of the future Tuesday during a Hinesville Rotary Club meeting when Armstrong Atlantic State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and Liberty Center Director retired Col. Peter Hoffman unveiled a rendering of the new Liberty campus. The unveiling was held during a Rotary luncheon at the La Quinta Inn on Highway 84 in Flemington.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will let voters decide in November whether they want to buy alcohol on Sunday in unincorporated parts of the county.
A Catholic priest, who worked in several Georgia towns, including Pembroke, is going to prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing a boy in Ohio.
Ludowici Police Department Captain Robert Kicklighter was formally fired by the Ludowici City Council on Thursday after a hearing was held to investigate the circumstances of his departure from the department on Dec. 23.
The Liberty County Humane Shelter and Coastal Community Veterinary Clinic have joined forces to provide area residents with low-cost veterinary services. The facility, at 279 Briarwood Circle in Hinesville, held its grand opening last week and celebrated by offering free checkups and rabies shots to the first 50 pets in line.
His military career began in 1957 and essentially continued through to 2005, when he retired for a second time with a total of 46 years military-related service. Then, in 2008, Jim Thomas began his political career as Hinesville's first black mayor.
David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.
Suspended Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers has been granted a hearing at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Ludowici City Hall. The city council unanimously approved and scheduled the hearing during Tuesday's meeting.
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