As members of the Georgia General Assembly returned to the Capitol on Monday, debates were already stirring over whether Georgia should follow in the footsteps of other states and apologize for its involvement in a dark part of American history.
Three Bryan County High School students were killed Wednesday morning in a wreck on Highway 119 just north of Pembroke.
Veterans for Peace will sponsor a vigil from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday outside Fort Stewart's main gate at 229 Gen. Screven Way.
If - or when - a natural or manmade disaster strikes Liberty County, local officials have a set of ordinances in place to allow them to deal with the situation.
The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election Tuesday will determine if the Liberty County Board of Education can raise more than $33 million from the penny tax to build and maintain its educational facilities.
Construction on a $19 million judicial center is projected to begin late this summer - an effort generally considered to be a major step in revitalizing the downtown area of Hinesville.
Long County Commissioners approved during their March meeting to have the University of Georgia conduct a Growth Impact Assessment study.
During this past week's county commission meeting, the board approved a proposal to develop a master fire plan that members hope will provide adequate protection to all of Liberty County.
The Liberty County Board of Education is looking a new school superintendent.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will have an Operation Yellow Bow Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Veterans Park on Main Street and Memorial Drive.
During this month's county commission meeting, concerned residents of Liberty County's first district awaited a vote concerning the burying of storm water pipes on Youman's Road in conjunction with the construction of the Yellow Bluff Development.
Just hours after a store clerk was reportedly robbed Tuesday at knifepoint and sexually assaulted, Hinesville Police Department arrested 23-year-old Christopher Fletcher in connection with the incident.
A Ludowici man remains in critical condition following a two-vehicle wreck that snarled traffic for about an hour Tuesday morning on Airport Road near Briarwood Court, according to Hinesville police.
Penny taxes spent by people shopping locally are averaging $500,000 a month in revenue for the Liberty County Board of Education to spend on building projects.
Midway City Council voted Monday to purchase 900 new water meters to replace old, inaccurate or obsolete models in use now. Correct metering is expected to increase the city's water revenue.
On Jan. 13, at the Ludowici City Council's first meeting of the year, members voted unanimously to contract out Bob Pirkle as the city's attorney. The council set Pirkle's base annual salary at $9,600. His hiring follows the death of attorney Joe Kitchings, who died Dec. 31, after serving as the city's attorney since March 2010.
A strong proponent in the preservation of historic Allenhurst was found dead Wednesday night.
Amanda Cox, a Liberty County native who was mayor pro-tem of Allenhurst, has died, according to Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce.
Dwight Gordon is the new chairman of the Long County Commission.
MARIETTA, Ga. – A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.
The city of Hinesville renamed West Mills Avenue during a ceremony held Jan. 3 where West Mills intersects with Rebecca Street. To posthumously honor Edelle Osgood, a local resident who served the community and city for many years, the street now bears her name.
The sixth of 12 community-planning meetings will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Dorchester Village Civic Center, 1804 Islands Highway in Midway. The meeting, hosted by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, will let area residents offer input on the next comprehensive plan.
Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, members of the consular corps, my fellow Georgians:
Peter J. Meyer, a Vietnam veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star, was laid to rest with military honors at the United States Military Academy at West Point Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earl L. "Buddy" Carter was sworn in to the 114th United States Congress Tuesday as the representative for Georgia's First Congressional District, which covers Liberty and Long counties.
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