Long County's proposed redistricting plan reportedly has been rejected by the Department of Justice, which would mean the primary election results for the commission and board of education are invalid. Another election will need to be scheduled.
The Long County Commission used its recent August meeting to tie up several loose ends and address a few business items.
While voters watch President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney spar on the national stage, Liberty Countians in coming weeks will play parts in the next step toward this year's election.
LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP) - Four Army soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend to protect an anarchist militia group they formed that stockpiled assault weapons and plotted a range of anti-government attacks, prosecutors told a judge Monday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mitt Romney's Republican National Convention sputters to life with the lonely banging of a gavel in a mostly empty hall, hardly the opening splash intended for the nation. With a sprawling and strengthening storm bearing down on the region, the party hastily rewrote the convention script to present the extravaganza's prime rituals and headline speakers later in the week - Tropical Storm Isaac willing.
A recent Georgia Department of Transportation assessment of Liberty County bridges found that four bridges require weight-limit signage, and many bridges must have their deck joints repaired.
At its meeting this week, the Long County Board of Education heard concerns over the proposed Townsend Bombing Range expansion and news about record enrollment.
One hidden treasure nestled on the border of Liberty and Long counties soon will be uncovered to television viewers interested in rural America.
Changes in open records laws and new SPLOST reporting requirements are among the changes from this year's General Assembly session that are of interest to the Liberty County Board of Commissioners.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners did not take action Thursday but agreed to move ahead with downtown parking projects and road improvements. They also received an update on negotiations for distribution of local option sales tax revenues.
The Hinesville City Council during its Thursday mid-month meeting focused on revitalizing the downtown area, continued expansion and crime reduction.
A Ludowici City Council seat will remain vacant for the time being due to problems with the population distribution in the city's five districts.
The Georgia Land Trust has acquired 5,400 acres of land, which will be added to a permanent natural buffer between Fort Stewart and the rapidly growing areas around the military base.
The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday heard from City Auditor Christopher Lightle, who recently reviewed Ludowici's books. He reported to the council that he encountered several issues of concern.
Accolades for Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, were many and heartfelt Saturday evening as a crowd of supporters gathered at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville to celebrate the lawmaker's many achievements.
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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