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
According to statistics, hunger is still a problem for 15 percent of Liberty County's population and America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia launched its mobile food pantry program in Hinesville Saturday to help.
Third Infantry Division Pvt. Matthew "Matt" Thomas Zeimer dreamed of joining the military after high school last year and returned to his hometown of Glendive, Mont. before the holidays to tell teachers he was deploying to Iraq.
A Hinesville woman has won an apparent record judgment on a malpractice suit in State Court.
Whether it's officially called "stop-loss" or not, it appears increasingly likely that 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who were planning to transfer to other posts, leave the army at the end of their enlistment or retire won't have those options due to the escalation of U.S. involvement in the civil war in Iraq.
Walthourville resident Christine Smith was devastated by the brutal murder of her son nine years ago, but urged residents Tuesday to raise awareness and prevent drugs from taking the lives of other young people.
A proposed law would allow tightly regulated payday lending businesses, replacing the ban on such operations passed amid controversy last year.
Although not quite the carte blanche its members first requested, the Liberty County Development Authority has been granted unprecedented power over the part of the Tradeport East Business Park rezoned by the county commission in a split vote last month.
Within the next 18 months, the landscape west of Interstate 95 and north of Highway 84 will most likely realize the start of significant change.
Although local police officials continue to acknowledge the increasing gang activity throughout the county, getting residents to attend awareness sessions has proven to be a task.
Assistant City Manager Ken Howard presented information about a new state housing program to the Hinesville City Council during its Aug. 7 meeting. He said the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing program would help communities create and implement plans to meet their housing and revitalization needs.
Residents of Coastal Georgia should not be surprised to see alligators in ponds, creeks or large drainage ditches, said David Mixon, regional supervisor with Georgia Department of Natural Resources' game-management operation.
The Hinesville Rotary Club and Fort Stewart's Medical and Dental Activity Command partnered for a special family day celebration Saturday at the Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.
Hinesville is the only metropolitan statistical area that doesn't have a conference center, and although Hinesville has the second highest expenditures for family recreation in the Southeast, it doesn't have a family entertainment center.
Despite protests from area residents, Hinesville City Council on Thursday rezoned five acres on Highway. 84 West to accommodate a new grocery store.