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.
"Hopefully parents and community members will take a more active role in stepping up and saying we're tired of this stuff happening in our community and we want to take our community back."
By Andrea Washington
RICHMOND HILL - In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency-management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
Former first lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter made a stop in Hinesville on Saturday morning to campaign for her grandson, state Sen. Jason Carter, who is running on the Democratic ticket for governor of Georgia against incumbent Nathan Deal.
LOS ANGELES - Singer Gregg Allman, the subject of the "Midnight Rider" film project, has filed a new claim against the producers of "Midnight Rider," contending that they agreed to indemnify him from any liability for the Feb. 20 accident on the set that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured eight others.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Liberty County voters will get a chance to vote in the upcoming midterm election on a Sunday, after the county commission approved a resolution Tuesday. It allows voters to cast ballots on Oct. 26 ahead of the Nov. 4 elections.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Rosalynn Carter, former President Jimmy Carter's wife, will host an event at 10 a.m. Saturday at the LaQuinta Inn to campaign for her grandson, State Sen. Jason Carter, who is running for governor. The public is welcome.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Progress Through People Luncheon On Thursday, October 9that 12 noon. The Luncheon is sponsored by the Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and will feature a panel discussion with the directors of some of Liberty County's historic sites and attractions.
A vandal or vandals did extensive damage to a football field Monday at the Long County Recreation Complex.
Several people have been injured in a multiple-vehicle accident on Highway 144 East at mile marker 14 Fort Stewart after a head-on collision earlier this afternoon. No fatalities have been reported and the road should be open shortly, according to Fort Stewart PAO Maj. Matthew Fontaine.
On Monday, vandals extensively damaged a football field at the Long County Recreation Complex. Sheriff Craig Nobles said that sometime after 10:30 p.m., a two-wheel drive vehicle was driven on the wet field, causing an estimated $,4000 to $5,000 worth of damage. He said it is believed that the vehicle was a pickup truck, but that could not be confirmed as of Wednesday.
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