Long County's general election formally answered the question of who will sit on the county commission and the board of education. Despite all of the offices having already been decided, the required election took place Tuesday, ending a 10-month saga over who will lead Long County into the future.
The Hinesville City Council approved two actions Thursday to promote the development of a seniors' independent-living apartment community on Memorial Drive.
They may not know exactly what is bought, but government and education officials have a keen eye on purchases made in Liberty County.
The Liberty County School System is in for a budget squeeze next year that will affect most operations, but principals, administrators and board members on Tuesday discussed 10 proposed cuts.
Liberty County's fire-protection plan is a hot topic for east-end residents who offered differing views on the matter during a Monday town-hall forum.
Ludowici officials questioned why state Rep. Jeff Chapman called a hearing on changing the city charter at the hearing Monday.
A crowd filled council chambers Thursday evening for a District 5 town-hall meeting.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas said he is optimistic for the city's future at a Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Progress Through People Luncheon Thursday.
After several months of discussion and an attempt by a local resident to circulate a petition, the Ludowici City Council decided at its April 16 meeting that a liquor-sale option will not be added to the June 18 special election ballot.
The 8thannual Midway Arts Festival is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Midway church, museum and art gallery at Highway 17 and Martin Road.
A civilian-military health-care alliance recommended by a 2012 Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership study is taking shape, despite not having funding.
More than 220 members of communities surrounding Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield attended Monday's community listening session at Club Stewart, with most responding to rumors that the installation could lose up to 8,000 soldiers.
Liberty County gets a lot of grant money but needs help accounting for the funds and ensuring grant guidelines are met.
Liberty County residents will have easier access to this year's annual Liberty County Planning Workshop, as the event will take place in Midway.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host Hinesville Mayor James Thomas at a Progress Through the People luncheon at noon Thursday at the Liberty College and Career Academy on Airport Road.
A request to remove thousands of dollars in delinquent tax bills was made last week in a Long County Commission work session.
The Long County Commission recently adopted a seal for the county. According to Chairman Robert Long, there is no record of the county ever having a seal. Long presented the newly approved seal with Vice Chairman Kent Hall at a recent meeting. Long said that a lot of thought went into creating the seal, which contains the Long County High School colors.
The road to making the newly dedicated Liberty County Community Complex a reality took more than 10 years to travel. Community leaders recently recounted how the community-center renovation evolved and shared memories of the old Liberty County High School that served African-American students from 1952 to 1972.
Liberty County commissioners Thursday heard for a second time about Ban the Box, a campaign to make it easier for ex-cons to get jobs.
The Long County Commission met department heads and constitutional officers on Tuesday. During the work session, Commissioner Willie Thomson asked if the recreation board had policies on who could fish at the recreation complex pond.
Georgia's leading water protection group recently named its "Dirty Dozen" for 2013, highlighting 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia's waters.
The Hinesville City Council heard a legislative update from state Rep. Al Williams during Thursday's meeting. Williams, D-Midway, told the council that as the state continues to cut its budget, the legislature will be forced to pass the cuts to local governments.
Community leaders and east-end residents were happy to enter the newly renovated Liberty County Community Complex on Friday in Midway to formally dedicate the facility.
The Ludowici City Council during a recent meeting reported the approval of a grant that will help two streets behind Walker Elementary School.
Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, the memories of that tragic day have faded for many Americans. But for two people who unwittingly were tied to the harrowing events that unfolded Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, the mental anguish never will subside.
A spokesman for Georgia's Environmental Protection Division said a permit issued this week that allows King America Finishing to continue releasing wastewater into the Ogeechee River would "make the discharge the most highly regulated in the state."
The Liberty County Board of Education unanimously voted to keep its millage rate at 16 mills next year during Tuesday's regular meeting.
The Liberty County Board of Education has been named a Georgia Quality School Board.
The Liberty College & Career Academy hosted the second day of Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's business and education summit Friday. Cagle attended the first day of the summit Thursday at the college and career academy in Effingham County. He was not able to attend the summit here in Liberty County.
Mayor Jim Thomas said his recent trip to China may bear fruit in a year or two. Thomas and Liberty County Development Authority CEO Ron Tolley went to Wuhan, China, on Oct. 14-20 for the third annual China Global Automotive Forum.