The stepfather of a Long County child who was fatally shot Saturday has been charged with murder.
Liberty Regional Medical Center got tense Tuesday night as a Liberty County Jail inmate eluded control of his guard and authorities needed about an hour and a half to get him back into custody.
Five people, including four former Fort Stewart soldiers, were indicted Thursday in Long County Superior Court for the alleged murders of Michael Roark and Tiffany York.
Stacey Abrams, House minority leader in the Georgia General Assembly and state representative for House District 84, will be the keynote speaker for the Liberty County Democratic Party's Annual Awards Banquet, which will start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty County Board of Education Transportation Complex on Airport Road.
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.
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.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain packaged smoked salmon products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to consumers.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black alerted Georgians to the recall of certain Ainsworth pet food products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to cats.
Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, announced Monday that the acquisition of 18 Bank of America banking centers throughout southern Georgia and northern Florida - including the Hinesville location - has been completed.
By Tuesday evening, voters in Liberty County's District 6 should know who will represent them on the Board of Education.
The Liberty Regional Water Resources Council approved a resolution Thursday to support a program committed to enhancing coastal resilience.
During a Thursday morning stop in North Bryan County, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the addition of 60 commercial-vehicle enforcement officers to improve highway safety and help reduce motor-vehicle crashes in Georgia.
Vietnam War veterans of all services will receive something most did not get some 50 years ago when they returned from combat - a welcome home ceremony - Friday, June 19, at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
Parts of Liberty County and most of Long County received at least 4 and as much as 7 inches of rain Wednesday evening, according to a precipitation report posted on accuweather.com and the National Weather Service.
Local water-conservation efforts and health-care premiums rising were reported at the Hinesville City Council meeting Thursday.
About 200 animal lovers made the People for Paws fundraiser a huge success. The event benefitted Carpathia Paws Animal Rescue Organization and was held June 6 at the Dorchester Civic Center in Midway.
Riceboro's Historic Baptismal Trail is now completed. Residents and local officials gathered together for the ribbon cutting of the trail. They then had an opportunity to walk along the trail and learn about native plants, see the historic baptismal pool and "round hole."
The Long County Board of Education approved its fiscal-year 2016 budget by a 4-1 vote Monday.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said in a statement issued Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease.
During last week's Liberty County Board of Commissioners meeting, Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin presented the proposed budget for fiscal-year 2016, which will start July 1.