While problems of poverty linger throughout the area, some disadvantaged residents will soon receive a helping hand from Liberty County and the state.
The Liberty County Development Authority has decided to borrow up to $30 million to fund construction of a large, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant to serve East Liberty.
"Don't burn anything, period," was the blanket statement given by Ludowici/Long County Fire Chief Darrell Ballance, when asked about current restrictions on burning in Long County.
Liberty County Sheriff's Department and Liberty County School System officials confirmed a gun was found near the Liberty County High School campus Thursday.
Police are still investigating the cause of an early morning crash on Airport Road that took the life of 33-year-old Brittney Ann Cassell.
One of Liberty County's most distinguished citizens, Charles M. Jones, 76, died Wednesday at Hospice of Savannah.
The Hinesville City Council will soon decide whether to spend millions to conceivably save millions in a complex development deal.
Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Sonny Perdue declared a state of emergency in 21 counties in southeast Georgia.
Liberty County was one of the state's big winners when the Georgia General Assembly recently passed the $20.2 billion fiscal year 2008 budget.
Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County have agreed to share almost a quarter million in tax dollars to aid tourism, but a law could paralyze the effort by slapping heavy restrictions on their spending.
Firefighters who battled a 90-acre blaze in Long County Monday were able to stop the flames from consuming at least one home.
Liberty County Republicans have recently been active in county and district conventions.
Raging forest fires, water scarcity and environmental decay are just a few major dilemmas resulting from this year's statewide drought.
During an all-day retreat this week at The Heritage Bank, the Liberty County Board of Education decided to stick with its five goals developed with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The board plans to make the information available to the public.
"It's shocking when we go and serve a search warrant at a house and they have a toddler walking around while a pile of marijuana is just sitting on top of the table, readily accessible," said an agent with the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement (MACE) drug task force who asked that his name not be revealed to protect his identity.
The recently formed Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Joint Corridor Development Authority has filed an application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a 1,904.5-acre project site to "construct a mega-site manufacturing facility" at Highway 280 and I-16, according to a public notice filed Thursday.
RICHMOND HILL -- Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at Tuesday's public hearing at the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline Project.
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