ATLANTA - After agreeing to change some language, Sen. Eric Johnson's Senate Bill 1 passed by committee substitute in a 54-0 vote in the Georgia Senate on Monday.
It's a gift to the community that's been 20 years in the making, and one that began with a promise among two Liberty County siblings, both now deceased, and a New York attorney.
Jim Thomas, 30-year Liberty County resident, announces his candidacy for the mayor of Hinesville.
"Before you cut, call," is the advice Sonny Timmerman, director of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, gives to anyone thinking about removing trees.
Although hundreds of Taylors Creek Elementary School students can say 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch read to them, only one student can say he was given a personalized gift from the commanding general.
Long County Pre-Release Center Unit Manager Bobby Rowland recently shared a possible plan for saving taxpayers money - inmate labor.
Yellow bows are one way to show support for the military, and local credit union workers spent more than two hours Wednesday making 100 bows to show support that lasts.
With the looming prospect of delivering more than 700 babies this year, officials and doctors at Liberty Regional Medical Center recently met with Rep. Jack Kingston to discuss plans to expand the hospital's maternity ward.
With one candidate going public and countless others still thinking it over, the 2007 election season has officially kicked off.
Fort Stewart and Hinesville residents are rallying support for a military family who lost their possessions in a house fire at Fort Stewart earlier this month.
Despite heavy promotion, less than 200 people showed up for the community-wide gang-awareness meeting Tuesday night at Snelson-Golden Middle School.
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The names of four people killed in the crash of a small plane on Fort Stewart were not being released Saturday as the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Board continued investigation of the crash.
The troops are rallying for Fort Morris again.
A homicide was reported in the Kilkenny area of Bryan County on Friday night, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the matter.
Liberty County School System teachers and administrators have begun implementing a multi-tiered behavior prevention and intervention framework known as CHOICES (Children Having Options to Inspire Continuous Elevated Success) for the 2014-2015 school year. The behavior framework blends Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with the Response to Intervention (RTI) framework to provide a holistic approach to student behavioral interventions. CHOICES, which consists of four levels of interventions, is laying the foundation for positive school climates and exceptional student achievement.
Fort Stewart 1 Lt. Daniel Wynn was on his way to Winn Army Hospital on Fort Stewart when his wife, Corina Wynn, gave birth to a baby boy they named David on the side of Leroy Coffer Highway in Liberty County, about half a mile from North Coastal Highway.
Torres Boles was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole Monday after being convicted last week for the death of his 3-year-old daughter in February 2013.
Coastal Liberty County resident John Henderson and his wife, Pam, were out this morning when they saw a waterspout.
Torres Boles was found not guilty of malice murder, guilty of felony murder, guilty of all three cruelty to children charges and guilty of one count of deprivation of a child in the death of his daughter, 3-year-old Andraia Boles. Sentencing will be done at a later date. For a full story, see Friday's Courier.
Forensic scientists testified Tuesday that most of the blood taken from a crime scene in February 2013 was that of 3-year-old Andraia Boles.
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.
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