Mollie Ashmore called Hinesville her home all 96 years of her life. She died Sunday, and while friends and family members prepared for her funeral services today, they remembered "Miss Mollie," not just for her personal accomplishments but for her honest, straight-forward demeanor.
For 124 students competing in the sixth annual Liberty County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl last Friday, the devil was in the details.
Long County State Court Judge Jeff Arnold ruled Wednesday that there was not sufficient evidence presented in a hearing to charge Ludowici City Councilman Frank McClelland Jr. with simple assault from recent allegations by former Ludowici City Clerk Tara Manning.
The Liberty County Commission took little action Thursday, but members discussed proposed revisions to county building and zoning codes, a contractor preference policy and a personnel policy revision.
The historic Mills House no longer sits near the corner of Oglethorpe and Memorial. Beginning at 8 this morning, the 125-year-old house was moved to its new home in Long County.
It's no secret that downtown Hinesville has stray cats here and there. Whether abandoned by previous owners or born into the environment, these feral colonies have been around, surviving on small mice, bugs and dumpster scraps.
Be careful if you drive in west Liberty and east Long County early Sunday.
Don't expect slapstick, slams or shockers when four comedians take the stage Saturday night at the Hinesville VFW.
Work is drawing to a close on paving maintenance and improvements at three area middle schools.
The Ludowici City Council did not re-hire seven employees, four from the police department and three from city hall, during its first meeting of the new year Tuesday.
This year promises to be a busy one in terms of area elections.
Local residents gathered early Monday morning for Hinesville's 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, grabbing the best viewing spots along Gen. Screven Way, Hendry Street and Main Street.
Maurice Dwayne Newsome entered his negotiated plea of guilty to malice murder in the death of his former girlfriend, Savannah Smith, on Tuesday in Liberty County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell's courtroom.
In a recent Long County Commission meeting, county board of elections member Nancy McKnew questioned recent payments to board chair Vanessa Cunningham.
Mayor Jim Thomas has made frequent lobbying trips to Washington, D.C., on behalf of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart community. During his most recent trip, however, the trip became personal when he ran into nearly 80 former Special Forces soldiers, many of whom served with Thomas in Vietnam.
4-H members across Liberty County are preparing for National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of the club that takes place during the first full week of October.
Long County High School is celebrating homecoming this week with a variety of activities scheduled at the school. The theme for this year is "This is How We Blue Tide." The highlight of the week will take place Friday when the 2014 homecoming queen is announced and crowned during halftime of the high-school football game.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority will host a screening of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" at the amphitheater at Bryant Commons on Friday, Oct. 3.
Riceboro residents and city officials met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners Thursday at Riceboro City Hall to discuss and update the community's land-use map.
Seven participants of the Liberty County DUI court graduated from the 24-month program in a ceremony held at the Liberty County Justice Center on Friday morning.
The Courier has received some calls asking whether there is some sort of emergency happening at Long County High School. However, we checked with the emergency management agency and learned that the county is just conducting a training exercise out there. EMA Director Bob Heffley said there is no cause for concern and the students are safe.