Liberty County voters are deciding whether to renew a sales tax and Long County's are facing whether to increase property taxes during today's midterm elections.
A proposed new school in Long County dominated a public information meeting Tuesday held by Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters and the Board of Education.
Some defendants, including Richmond Hill's Gregg Allman, have been dropped from a lawsuit regarding the death of Sarah Elizabeth Jones on Feb. 20.
The media player at left holds a copy of the sample ballot that ran in Sunday's Coastal Couirer. You can download it by clicking on the icon in the playerl.
More complaints of inadequate drainage were heard by Long County commissioners during their recent monthly meeting.
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.
A debate between the candidates for Georgia's Congressional District 12 will be online this evening.
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:
A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the area is to be in effect until midnight.
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:
It took a jury of eight women and four men just one hour to find Carl Evan Swain guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder for money in the 2013 killing of his brother-in-law, Army Spc. John Eubank.
The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.
Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Federal and state authorities apparently removed students from housing at a private school in Ludowici Wednesday afternoon.
A two-vehicle accident on Highway 84 in Hinesville sent one woman to a hospital Wednesday. According to Hinesville Police Patrol Officer Jimmel Hargrove, the accident occurred around 12:15 pm.
Hinesville Rotarians were given an up-close look at the new fundraising campaign for Savannah Technical College at their meeting Tuesday at the college's Liberty Campus.
A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
A jury was selected and the trial started this week in federal court in Savannah in the death of a Fort Stewart soldier.
Bryan County Emergency Services could be the next public-safety agency to seek compensation from insurance companies for the cost of responding to vehicle crashes.
The 11 Black Men of Liberty County will host the 21st Annual Scholarship Banquet at the Club Stewart Ballroom on Saturday. A reception will be held from 6:15-6:45 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7 p.m.
The Lewis & Clark Circus will take place at Bryant Commons Park Saturday and Sunday.
The Dorchester Village Civic Center will host a dedication of the Dennis Christiansen Pavilion at 3 p.m. Sunday.
A probation revocation hearing for the man accused of injuring a former Liberty County deputy at the Port of Savannah was continued until May 5.
Today's Downtown Farmers Market has been canceled because of the rain, according to a release from Hinesville Downtown Development Authority.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public meeting Tuesday on proposed offshore drilling along the Georgia coast.
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