Spring is here, and Liberty County residents are busy preparing their yards and flower gardens for a long, hot summer.
In a surprising turn of events, what was expected to be a weeklong trial ended abruptly when murder suspect Jason Howard suddenly accepted a deal in exchange for pleading guilty to two counts of voluntary manslaughter in connection with the 2004 deaths of his mother and stepfather, Mildred and Jewel Cleveland, in their Gum Branch home.
The civilian joint-management board that governs MidCoast Regional Airport met Wednesday to discuss a facilities use request.
Several Walker Middle School students and teachers recently celebrated Arbor Day by planting a red maple tree on the school's campus.
The Liberty County audit for fiscal year 2011 showed that financial statements "present fairly" and indicate "a good year," according to auditor Wade Sansbury.
After hearing about and making decisions on a full schedule of action items at Thursday's meeting, the Hinesville City Council reviewed the redesign concept plan for Bradwell Park.
The Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Thursday that the Liberty County Health Department is among its eight recipients for 2012 grant awards.
Two local girls will represent Hinesville and Long County in Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah.
The site of Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park by Blakely near the Alabama border was occupied by Native Americans more than 2,000 years ago.
A new Liberty County Board of Education fund allocation will allow more high school students to take tests that could earn them credit for college classes.
A proposal to have council members attend Government Municipal Association training was among the items discussed during Tuesday's Ludowici City Council's meeting.
When First Presbyterian Christian Academy sophomore Kelsey Higgason was younger, she awoke once a year to find a colorful, treat-filled basket waiting outside her door to mark Easter Sunday.
The Budweiser clydesdales and their drivers gallop through the parking lot at the Main Post Exchange on Fort Stewart around noon Wednesday.
Vicki Davis, executive director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, talked about spring events Tuesday at the Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon.
In addition to dubbing fire protection its No. 1 priority during a retreat on Friday, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners defined eight other goals for the current year.
Bryan County's loss is the Charleston, South Carolina area's gain.
A multiple-vehicle wreck on West Oglethorpe Highway left three people injured and tied up traffic on the busy Hinesville thoroughfare Friday afternoon.
Smoke might be visible in and around Fort Stewart today because the post's Forestry Branch will perform prescribed burns in the following training areas:
Today is the National Day of Prayer, and there are several local observances.
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.