Three Liberty County families are struggling to rebuild after unrelated fires destroyed or heavily damaged their homes. All of them are in need of donations.
The Liberty County Library Board was sharply focused Monday on a new main library for Hinesville and relocation of the Midway/Riceboro Branch to the Midway community center complex.
State Rep. Al Williams of Midway is among a handful of Georgia legislators who have had their state paychecks garnished because of delinquent income tax.
The Liberty County Development Authority attempted a meeting Thursday, but the only clear decision reached was to try to meet again at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Law enforcement personnel from throughout the area attended a cookout in their honor Thursday.
What started as a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning led to a drug bust that netted 75 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $250,000, according to authorities.
The preservation of the marshlands along the Georgia coast faces an uncertain future as development and population growth are expected to rise in the area.
Several residents from the Sand Hill area attended the April meeting of the Long County Commission and voiced their desires for a recreation park in their neighborhood.
An intergovernmental agreement among Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County has been reached to create and maintain a non-profit organization to promote tourism, trade shows and conventions. The organization will be funded by a five percent hotel/motel tax revenue, which was previously allocated to the Liberty County Development Authority.
Liberty County officials are currently corralling the 10 percent of the public who are delinquent in paying their property taxes.
Midway is officially "a city on the move;" at least it will be on May 19, the second annual Midway Day.
Hinesville City Council discussed a number of issues during its meeting last week, including:
A Long County employee was killed Monday when the motor grader he was driving was struck by a train at the Simmons Cross Roads in Long County.
The driver in a fatal one-vehicle wreck in which two people were also seriously injured in Liberty County Thursday afternoon has been charged in the incident.
A Long County teen died Thursday from injuries he received in a four-wheeler wreck on Rye Patch Road, according to authorities.
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.
Long County was one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia last year, according to data the U.S. Census Bureau released recently.
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