ATLANTA - State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, recently was named legislator of the year by the 100 Black Men of Southeast Georgia.
With early voting for the May 20 primary starting today, the state has broadened voters access to polling information.
The 500-pound gorilla at the annual countywide planning workshop Wednesday-Friday was the upcoming renewal the county's special purpose local option sales tax.
Liberty County community leaders and elected officials met for the 23rd annual planning workshop on St. Simons Island this week. On Wednesday, about 54 people reviewed progress made on the top five goals from the 2013 workshop - BRAC, education, quality of life, SPLOST 2015 and workforce development - before deciding on 2014 goals.
The Liberty County Democratic Party will have its annual awards banquet Saturday, May 3, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m., and the program starts at 7. The keynote speaker is Rashad Richey of CBS Radio WAOK in Atlanta.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning about 900 acres in the northwest part of the post today, according to a news release from Fort Stewart's public affairs office.
The mess behind the courthouse annex in downtown Hinesville should start clearing up soon, engineer Trent Long told the Liberty County Commission Thursday.
"They're bragging out there that they got their's free. It kind of makes me mad. They're not free, those are tax dollars."
Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas told Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members and special guests that Hinesville's future is promising during his State of the City Address given Thursday at Connection Church in Flemington.
Bryan County Administrator Ray Pittman announced Monday he plans on stepping down this summer as the county's top appointed official.
After nearly seven years as the executive director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, Vicki Davis is leaving her position and moving on with her career. Davis resigned Friday, April 11. She said her last day on the job will be April 25.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a political candidate forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville, 800 Tupelo Trail.
More than 35 former and current African-American mayors from throughout Georgia convened April 4-6 in Hinesville for the annual Spring Conference of the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors. The organization provides information, resources and assistance to small, rural cities that commonly are led by African-American mayors.
Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles went before county commissioners April 1 and asked for additional deputies.
Cleanup and relief efforts from the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew continued Tuesday.
Hurricane Matthew thrashed Liberty and Long counties as it made its way up the East Coast over the weekend.
A boil water advisory has been issued for any Liberty County residents who receive water services through Water Utility Management.That company provides water through ...
A family of five lost their home on Old Barrington Road in Long County to a fire Tuesday morning, according to Long/Ludowici Volunteer Fire ...
Here's more fallout from Hurricane Matthew: Schools in Long County will be closed for the rest of the week, Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters announced ...
The city of Hineville just announced a sewage spill in Peacock Creek caused by the failure of the city's master pump station Oct. 8 ...
Residents facing the daunting task of cleaning up flooded homes and wondering whether high water or power outages have ruined their food can follow a ...
The best way to act when you encounter a police officer is to be nice and follow their instructions.
Liberty County officials have now issued a shelter in place order for residents who did not evacuate.
The National Hurricane Center's most recent public advisory shows Hurricane Matthew is still expected to stay close to shore as it moves northward. The ...
As Hurricane Matthew approaches the area with sustained winds at 110 miles per hour, several area events are being cancelled or rescheduled. Local government offices ...
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a couple conducting fraudulent transactions using a stolen credit card.
Long County Emergency Management Director Edward Brewer said officials there are monitoring the storm and will make a decision sometime within the next 24 hours ...
Liberty County Emergency Management Director Mike Hodges said Hurricane Matthew will get relatively close, enough so that he and County Administrator Joey Brown encouraged residents ...
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of profiles on candidates running for office in Liberty County.