Third Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch and division Command Sgt. Jesse Andrews along with hundreds of headquarters troops left for Iraq Tuesday morning, joining more than 6,000 Marne soldiers already engaged in combat operations.
As members of the Georgia General Assembly returned to the Capitol on Monday, debates were already stirring over whether Georgia should follow in the footsteps of other states and apologize for its involvement in a dark part of American history.
Veterans for Peace will sponsor a vigil from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday outside Fort Stewart's main gate at 229 Gen. Screven Way.
Three Bryan County High School students were killed Wednesday morning in a wreck on Highway 119 just north of Pembroke.
The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election Tuesday will determine if the Liberty County Board of Education can raise more than $33 million from the penny tax to build and maintain its educational facilities.
If - or when - a natural or manmade disaster strikes Liberty County, local officials have a set of ordinances in place to allow them to deal with the situation.
Construction on a $19 million judicial center is projected to begin late this summer - an effort generally considered to be a major step in revitalizing the downtown area of Hinesville.
During this past week's county commission meeting, the board approved a proposal to develop a master fire plan that members hope will provide adequate protection to all of Liberty County.
The Liberty County Board of Education is looking a new school superintendent.
Long County Commissioners approved during their March meeting to have the University of Georgia conduct a Growth Impact Assessment study.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will have an Operation Yellow Bow Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Veterans Park on Main Street and Memorial Drive.
During this month's county commission meeting, concerned residents of Liberty County's first district awaited a vote concerning the burying of storm water pipes on Youman's Road in conjunction with the construction of the Yellow Bluff Development.
Just hours after a store clerk was reportedly robbed Tuesday at knifepoint and sexually assaulted, Hinesville Police Department arrested 23-year-old Christopher Fletcher in connection with the incident.
A Ludowici man remains in critical condition following a two-vehicle wreck that snarled traffic for about an hour Tuesday morning on Airport Road near Briarwood Court, according to Hinesville police.
Penny taxes spent by people shopping locally are averaging $500,000 a month in revenue for the Liberty County Board of Education to spend on building projects.
Two members of a Fort Stewart family, 9-year-old Oceana Irizarry and her father, Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, 36, have died from injuries sustained in a freak accident Sunday on a Florida beach.
Oceana Irizarry, 9, who along with her father was hit by a plane on a Florida beach Sunday, has died, according to national and regional media.
The Fort Stewart community learned today that one of their own was killed in a tragic airplane accident in Venice, Florida on Sunday.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission's governing board met Wednesday to discuss health-insurance plans and hear a presentation from Hinesville Assistant City Manager Kenny Howard on the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing.
An estimated 25 residents of the McIntosh/Holmestown community have told planners they don't want much development in their area.
Heat and humidity in our area is going to make it seem like it is 105 degrees today, so the National Weather Service's Charleston Office has issued a heat advisory.
The Coastal Workforce Investment Board on Wednesday hosted a Summer Youth Work Experience closeout celebration and symposium at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Long County Commissioners recently discussed the possibility of changing the locations of several voter precincts.
Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday tabled a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps.
The third of 12 Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission community-planning meetings is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Dorchester Academy, 8787 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.
Coastal Georgia's longtime congressional representative Jack Kingston was defeated in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Senate.
The Long County Board of Education on Monday took the first step in the process of building a new school that would house grades 3-8.
State- and national-office runoff elections held Tuesday across Georgia produced some close, nail-biting results, none of which were complete by the time the Courier went to press at 9 p.m.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a petition from JC Vision and Associates, Inc. at its mid-month meeting Thursday.