What was considered "the main event" for Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia turned out to be a confusing event for Liberty County Friday morning.
Earlier this week, the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, along with the Atlanta consulting firm Reynolds Smith and Hills Inc., hosted a meeting that was open to business owners and county residents who could be affected by the US 84/SR 38 median construction plan.
ATLANTA - The City of Hinesville, the Liberty County Board of Commissioners, and the Liberty County Development Authority recently hosted key state legislators at a legislative reception in Atlanta.
With the current funding for PeachCare for Kids dwindling away, the Georgia Department of Community Health announced a proposal to place a temporary freeze on enrollment for the program starting on March 11.
Pvt. Kelly David Youngblood, 19, had one year and one month of military service under his belt when he died Sunday, just 16 days after arriving in Iraq for the start of his first combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
A man suspected of stabbing a Hinesville woman to death Tuesday night was captured Thursday in Bulloch County.
Liberty County property owners raced against the clock Tuesday to pay their property taxes before the deadline expired and avoid incurring late penalties. Liberty County Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones said the lines were long and collections had been good. Late penalties will be implemented starting today with a 1 percent increase for the first three months. After three months, a 10 percent increase will be implemented. For every month afterward, taxpayers will incur a one percent increase per month until property taxes are paid, Jones said.
With the volume of outrage from residents and advocates growing, Liberty County's leaders under the Gold Dome have weighed in about cutbacks at Fort Morris Historic Site.
By Daisy Pleasant Jones
Thursday was productive for the Hinesville City Council as it decided to aid in funding millions of dollars to current and future city and county projects.
After four years and $3 million paid to the Douglas Asphalt Co., the seemingly endless Frank Cochran Drive extension project will undergo even more complications.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission in conjunction with Reynolds Smith and Hills will discuss the impact of constructing medians on US Highway 84 at a meeting on Wednesday at Midway Civic Center.
The deployment that was thought to be four months away is now six weeks away, and it may last longer for the entire division, the 3rd Infantry Division commander told reporters Friday afternoon.
Investigators are not sure what caused a Beechcraft 36 private passenger plane to fall from the sky Friday night into a Fort Stewart training area killing all four passengers on board.
Ludowici City Council voted to adopt a Certified City of Ethics program this past Tuesday during its February meeting, and is looking into applying for recognition as a Certified City of Ethics.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
Trash-can placement was an issue raised at Tuesday's monthly Ludowici City Council meeting.
The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
The woman injured Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle accident that involved a school bus has died.
Newly appointed Municipal Court Judge Kenneth Pangburn and prosecuting attorney Richard E. Braun Jr. took their respective oaths of office Tuesday afternoon in the Hinesville Room at city hall.
Four coastal Georgia communities recently were awarded community-development grants from the state totaling nearly $1.9 million.
A small, enthusiastic group gathered Saturday for the grand opening of the Liberty County Democrats' campaign office in Hinesville.
The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted Christy Divine, marketing and development director and foundation manager for Live Oak Public Libraries, at its regular meeting Tuesday.
The Coastal Resource Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources routinely sends out health advisories when coastal waters are found to be contaminated.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.
The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.
Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:
The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.
The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.
Mayor Jim Thomas talked Thursday about the importance of everyone in Hinesville and Liberty County relaying their thoughts on the potential loss of troops from Fort Stewart.
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