The Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Thursday that the Liberty County Health Department is among its eight recipients for 2012 grant awards.
Two local girls will represent Hinesville and Long County in Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah.
The site of Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park by Blakely near the Alabama border was occupied by Native Americans more than 2,000 years ago.
A new Liberty County Board of Education fund allocation will allow more high school students to take tests that could earn them credit for college classes.
A proposal to have council members attend Government Municipal Association training was among the items discussed during Tuesday's Ludowici City Council's meeting.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy sophomore Kelsey Higgason was younger, she awoke once a year to find a colorful, treat-filled basket waiting outside her door to mark Easter Sunday.
The Budweiser clydesdales and their drivers gallop through the parking lot at the Main Post Exchange on Fort Stewart around noon Wednesday.
Vicki Davis, executive director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, talked about spring events Tuesday at the Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon.
In addition to dubbing fire protection its No. 1 priority during a retreat on Friday, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners defined eight other goals for the current year.
The Long County graduation rate probably will drop due to a new federal formula for calculating figures, the board of education learned at its March 12 meeting.
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SAVANNAH - Workers are suspending construction on a major bypass in Savannah after crews twice cut into gas lines buried underground.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. still is assisting eligible households with heating bills.
While the national outlook on real estate seems to rise and fall with the stock market and mortgage company settlements, Liberty County sales figures during the past four months have held steady above last year's rates.
Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program celebrated 16 years last month. Program Coordinator Daisy Jones said her department of three had modest beginnings, but it now networks with dozens of churches, civic organizations and service agencies dedicated to helping the homeless and hungry in Hinesville and Liberty County.
The first action item on Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting agenda was to approve a revised budget for fiscal year 2015.
Fewer than a dozen Midway residents joined Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission officials Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex to discuss and assist updating the Midway subarea land-use map.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a financial report from county Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin at its mid-month meeting Thursday.
An otherwise-routine employment process with the Long County roads department has received the attention of the county commissioner responsible for that department.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Liberty, Long, Bryan, Wayne, Chatham and most of eastern Georgia until 6 p.m. today.
About 175 students at Fort Stewart's Kessler Elementary School attempted a world record in cup stacking Thursday.
After more than an hour and a half debate Thursday over possible cuts to make up a $1.3 million budget deficit, city leaders conceded they have to increase the property taxes by .94 of a mill, though maybe less.
In 1943, Sgt. Frank Moore was a soldier with the Army's 4th Infantry Division, XII Corps. As he and his unit prepared for the Allied invasion at Normandy, he spent a summer in Coastal Georgia, sleeping in the fields of Camp Stewart.
The Local Joint Management Board of the MidCoast Regional Airport met Thursday to discuss plans for the runway-extension project, among other business.
Failure of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to pass in last week's election was hardly mentioned until the end of Thursday's city council meeting.
As part of his administrative report to Liberty County Board of Commissioners during Tuesday night's meeting, County Administrator Joey Brown advised commissioners they'd have to talk about the county's budget at the next meeting if the referendum for the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax did not pass.
Liberty County voters on Tuesday decided that they did not want to see another round of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. The referendum to approve another six-year SPLOST period failed in a race that came down to a difference of 90 votes.
The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum proved to be the race to watch Tuesday night, as Liberty County voters nearly were split down the middle on whether or not the 1 percent sales tax would see another six-year term in the county.
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