WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced at the White House Thursday that he will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan through 2016 and a lesser number into 2017 to sustain coalition efforts to train and strengthen Afghan forces.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission heard proposals this evening for a Kroger superstore and Cook Out fast food restaurant to be built in Hinesville. Both proposals were recommended for approval and will go before the Hinesville City Council for the final decision on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m.
A Long County man was killed in a wreck Tuesday afternoon in Walthourville, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Long County quadruplets Bowen Harrison "Bo" Parker, Robert Charles "Charlie" Parker, Walter Dale "Tripp" Parker III and Ellie Reece Parker celebrated their first birthday last weekend at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway.
Some Gum Branch residents want their city to stay the way it is.
Forever Enduring Always Ready (F.E.A.R.) radical-militia matriarch Heather Salmon pleaded guilty Thursday at the Long County Courthouse for her actions in the 2011 shooting deaths of Tiffany York, 17, and Michael Roark, 19.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Lines of mourners began forming at the crack of dawn at TD Arena at the College of Charleston, not far from the Emanuel AME Church, where the Rev. and South Carolina Sen. Clementa Pinckney and eight others were gunned down last week.
A wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers is now headed to the Georgia Court of Appeals.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling Thursday, upheld the Affordable Care Act subsidies that have helped millions of Americans, including 412,000 Georgians, obtain insurance coverage.
The Wednesday night killing of nine people by a white gunman in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, highlights the need for everyone to come together and discuss the difficult topics of race, politics and religion, according to the Liberty County NAACP president.
Dr. Yvette Keel wants to give back to the community that has given her so much. The retired educator hopes to do this by winning the District 6 seat on the Liberty County Board of Education, vacated by Sampie Smith in February.
Two wrongful-death lawsuits were filed Tuesday in Bryan County Superior Court in connection with the Interstate 16 pileup that killed five Georgia Southern University nursing students last month, and a third is expected soon.
The child who drowned in a family pool has been identified by Long County authorities as Luke Aaron Paton.
Long County High School freshman Holden Riddle is enthusiastic about U.S. government.
Daniel Blackman, a 2014 candidate for Georgia Public Service Commission and a leader in environmental causes in Georgia, will be the keynote speaker at the Liberty County Democratic Party's annual awards banquet Saturday, May 2, at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.