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Jesup shocked with attack on judge

JESUP -- Mirta Blanco plastered the whitewashed wall outside Judge Glenn Thomas Jr.'s law office with handwritten posters telling him "Get Well Soon" and "We Are Keeping You In Our Prayers."

July 13, 2007 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press Writer | News


LCDA studies proposed $13.9M budget

The Liberty County Development Authority is studying a proposed budget of $13.9 million for next year that includes more than $5 million the LCDA hopes to raise from land sales.

July 12, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Fire service plan costs sparks debate

A heated debate flared up in the county commission recently concerning the future of Liberty's fire protection services.

July 12, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Road to nowhere

July 12, 2007 | Staff Report | News


Flemington recognized among cities

Fourteen Georgia cities - among them Flemington - received the "Certified City of Ethics" designation during the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Convention in Savannah on Tuesday.

July 12, 2007 | Staff report | News


County's historical sites being mapped

While new development is representative of the county's future, there's a collection of area residents who are working to save some of Liberty's past.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Airport woes will cost taxpayers

Overlooked construction errors have disrupted the building of the Midcoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, and area taxpayers may have to shoulder the blunder.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Area not immune to child abuse

• A West Virginia woman was sentenced to 10 years for child abuse and felony sexual abuse of her then 3-year-old daughter.

July 10, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Neighbors concerned about ditch

Poisonous snakes, flooding and falling trees are among the concerns a Hinesville resident addressed during a recent Hinesville City Council meeting.

July 07, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Veto postpones new DFCS building

It's back to playing the waiting game for a new Department of Family and Children Services building in Liberty County.

July 07, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Plans for justice center move forward

Millions of dollars in development plans are currently resting on the minds of Hinesville city officials.

July 07, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


High court asked to stay Tuesday execution

ATLANTA - A man convicted of killing three people two decades ago has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution next week.

July 06, 2007 | By Harry Weber Associated Press Writer | News


Runoff set for congressional race

ATLANTA - Former Georgia state Sen. Jim Whitehead is headed for a runoff in his bid to replace the late U.S. Rep. Charles Norwood.

But the question late Tuesday was would he face a Democrat or a fellow Republican?

July 05, 2007 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press Writer | News


Gangs worry educators, police

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series of articles about gangs in Liberty County.

July 05, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


State Senate wants Thompson in race

Fred Thompson has not officially jumped into the 2008 presidential race, but the Law & Order star and former Tennessee senator has already gained backing from one influential Georgia Republican.

July 05, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


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