A daylong standoff between the Long County Sheriff's Department and a local man in the Sand Hill Area of the county, ended in an apparent suicide on Sunday.
Sixty-watt bulbs, used in place of 40-watt bulbs, have been determined to be the cause of a blaze that heavily damaged a church annex Friday, according to authorities.
A Long County man, Dudley Epling, 70, who lived in the Sand Hill area, held police at bay for several hours Sunday and then took his own life instead of surrendering to law enforcement authorities.
Hinesville lies on the cusp of progression as redevelopment efforts are expected to unfold this summer.
By Joe Parker Jr.
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center met with the Long County Land Development Code Committee for a workshop Thursday - the first meeting between the two entities aimed at establishing a zoning and regulation land code ordinance for the county.
A number of contentious bills did not make it to the Georgia Senate floor last week, signaling the end of their run in this year's legislative session.
The Liberty County Development Authority is close to completing its delinquent report of finances for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2006, and has awarded a contract to help with yet-to-file historic preservation annual monitoring reports, the first of which was due in March 2006.
U.S. Army Capt. Bryan Ash acted decisively as he rescued a man from the fiery wreckage of an overturned vehicle last fall.
A Ludowici woman died in a fatal one-car accident in Walthourville on Saturday.
Family and friends came out Wednesday night to say goodbye and remember a teen killed in a train accident earlier this week.
By John Deike
A bill approved by the Georgia House of Representatives on Tuesday could make fewer children eligible for the PeachCare for Kids program.
A new program is supposed to attract Fort Stewart personnel downtown and give civilians the reason and means to revive and revitalize the historic area.
During a 24-hour period, law enforcement officers often make several trips driving inmates to court in downtown Hinesville, tying up manpower and heightening security concerns.
In addition to hearing that Liberty and Bryan counties should reduce their withdrawal from the Floridan aquifer, Hinesville city leaders discussed other water-related issues last week during their annual planning workshop on St. Simons Island.
Hinesville city leaders agreed to take a closer look at the city's ordinance for alcoholic-beverage licenses during their annual planning workshop last week.
Highway 119 from its intersection with Highway 144 on Fort Stewart to the post's north boundary will be closed for about an hour Thursday afternoon.
A child reported abducted Monday night is safe and with his mother, according to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Chris Reed
Hinesville city leaders on Friday completed two days discussing issues that affect Hinesville residents and setting goals for the coming year during this year's planning workshop on St. Simons Island.
A top issue quickly arose at a Hinesville planning workshop on St. Simons Island: cutting the amount of water withdrawn from the Floridan aquifer.