Hinesville Police Department is reporting they have captured the escaped prisoner. The man was found on the ceiling of Liberty Regoional Medical Center near the emergency room area.
A search for a 3rd Infantry Division soldier, who went missing off the coast of St. Simons Island while swimming Sunday, was suspended Monday.
Tragedy struck Long County twice Saturday as two 7-year-old Smiley Elementary students died.
Three Long County candidates have had their qualifications to run challenged.
Thousands of homes and businesses in Liberty and Long counties lost power during Monday's sudden thunderstorms, according to Greg Davis, dispatcher with Canoochee Electric Membership Corporation, and John Kraft, spokesman for Georgia Power.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery will have a familiar feel this month as it welcomes back its first exhibitor for an encore.
A tornado warning for the Hinesville area has lapsed, after the storm that prompted it brought strong winds, hail and rain.
Those unhappy about the traffic in Liberty County have until June 11 to weigh in on Transportation Improvement Program, or TIP, projects slated to be funded between this July and June 2015.
Two Democratic Party candidates are in the only countywide race during this year's Liberty County elections, so the outcome likely will be determined with the July 31 primary.
Farmers and farming organizations recently gathered in Long County to educate kids on the farm industry.
Proposed changes to Hinesville's ordinance on digital signs could affect the size, location and brightness of the billboards.
The owner of business that sells beer and wine recently asked the Long County Commission to let voters decide if hard liquor could be sold in the county.
Hinesville's Diversity Health Center soon was receive a hurricane preparedness medical pack, just in time for hurricane season that starts today and runs through Nov. 1. The pack contains enough medicines and supplies to treat 100 patients for three to five days after a hurricane.
Dylan Goodman was originally charged with two counts of murder and three counts of aggravated assault, but walked out of court Wednesday with 10 years probation with no time to serve.
A three-day planning forum united development stakeholders and senior care providers last week to address planning needs for an aging community.
More than 500 military children went on a shopping spree at Bryant Commons last week courtesy of United Military Care.
Georgia Project WILD is a conservation-education program designed to inform and educate anyone interested in protecting wildlife and the environment, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources website.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission governing board discussed the commission's hiring procedures during a recent meeting at Hinesville City Hall.
Walthourville residents met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners in March to provide input to update their community's land-use map as part of Liberty County's 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Liberty Regional Medical Center communications officer Rene Harwell confirmed Friday that Scott Kroell had retired as the hospital's CEO after 21 years and said Donna Cochrane, the hospital's chief nursing officer, had been named interim CEO. An article that appeared in Sunday's edition incorrectly characterized her response to the Coastal Courier, making it appear - inaccurately - that she had evaded the reporter's question. The Courier regrets the error.
A fire sprinkler in the kitchen of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office in the Justice Center malfunctioned, pouring thousands of gallons of water into the office space around 12:30 p.m. Friday.