Undecided voters for local elections will have the chance to hear directly from the candidates in three contested Liberty County races in a political forum exactly one week before the primary election.
OMI workers Wednesday installed the first of 15 new bus shelters at the Live Oak Public Library Hinesville Branch bus stop on Memorial Drive.
The Long County board of commissioners made two decisions at its July 10 meeting that will affect future elections in the county.
Liberty County Elections Supervisor Ella Golden said Wednesday that more than 415 voters cast ballots at the Memorial Drive early voting location, and there were no complications.
The final T-SPLOST town hall meeting Wednesday drew more opponents, though the crowd was more amicable than at last week's meeting.
The long journey for two dogs that rose to local celebrity status ended Saturday in Liberty County where one was reunited with her family and the other revisited the place where she made history.
The Hinesville Metropolitan Planning Organization is looking for feedback on the efficiency and use of the Liberty Transit system in a comprehensive study that involves a survey, public meetings and talks with stakeholders.
Hinesville is growing as evidenced by new housing areas and commercial projects, Mayor Jim Thomas said during Thursday's city council meeting.
Construction near the railroad tracks on E.G. Miles Parkway has been ongoing for some time, often causing drivers to rubber-neck to see what's going on.
Vandals recently struck several locations in Long County, including the Ludowici Well Pavilion, according to both the Ludowici Police Department and the Long County Sheriff's Department.
The final feature of the series previewing contested races in Long County focuses on the final two candidates for sheriff: challenger Frank McClelland Jr. and incumbent Craig Nobles. They are running against challengers Darrell Ballance and James E. Rogers, who were previewed in Wednesday's edition of the Courier.
A Jesup man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck early Thursday in Walthourville, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Thornell King.
Tempers flared and sharp words were hurled at community leaders by residents at Wednesday's TSPLOST town hall meeting at Savannah Tech's Liberty County campus.
For the fortunate, summer may mean lounging on beaches and weekend excursions.
City Manager Billy Edwards said he, Mayor Jim Thomas, city council members, Assistant City Manager Kenneth Howard and City Attorney Linnie Darden will be among the leaders attending the annual planning workshop July 18-21 at Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
The proposed 2016 budget was adopted by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners today. At their mid-month meeting, Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin reviewed the budget a final time before the commissioners.
Kinder Morgan has appealed the Georgia Department of Transportation's denial of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the proposed Palmetto Pipeline, which would go through coastal Georgia.
In the end, experience mattered.
A vacant home in North Bryan Village on Fort Stewart caught fire early Wednesday morning, post spokesman Kevin Larson said.
The state of the county was the focus of Thursday's Progress Through People Luncheon.
In a high-profile environmental case that has important repercussions for coastal Georgia, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the 25-foot buffer required by state law between development projects and the banks of waterways generally does not apply to marshes and wetlands.