An intergovernmental agreement among Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County has been reached to create and maintain a non-profit organization to promote tourism, trade shows and conventions. The organization will be funded by a five percent hotel/motel tax revenue, which was previously allocated to the Liberty County Development Authority.
Liberty County officials are currently corralling the 10 percent of the public who are delinquent in paying their property taxes.
Midway is officially "a city on the move;" at least it will be on May 19, the second annual Midway Day.
Hinesville City Council discussed a number of issues during its meeting last week, including:
A Long County employee was killed Monday when the motor grader he was driving was struck by a train at the Simmons Cross Roads in Long County.
The driver in a fatal one-vehicle wreck in which two people were also seriously injured in Liberty County Thursday afternoon has been charged in the incident.
A Long County teen died Thursday from injuries he received in a four-wheeler wreck on Rye Patch Road, according to authorities.
Hinesville drivers may soon see the implementation of red-light cameras to curb careless commuting.
Finances, environmental concerns, community programs and construction projects were the key topics discussed this week during the Liberty County Commission meeting.
"I'm still alive," was the first thought that came to Hinesville resident Steven Carter Tuesday evening after he crashed his small plane in a field about two mile off Pate Rogers Road in the Fleming community.
A Florida man allegedly responsible for a multi-jurisdictional chase through Liberty County and Jasper County, S.C. Monday was arrested early Wednesday morning in Laurens County.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet has honored U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston with its "People's Choice Award for Online Politician of the Year" during a ceremony here.
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.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Lines of mourners began forming at the crack of dawn at TD Arena at the College of Charleston, not far from the Emanuel AME Church, where the Rev. and South Carolina Sen. Clementa Pinckney and eight others were gunned down last week.
A wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers is now headed to the Georgia Court of Appeals.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling Thursday, upheld the Affordable Care Act subsidies that have helped millions of Americans, including 412,000 Georgians, obtain insurance coverage.
The Wednesday night killing of nine people by a white gunman in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, highlights the need for everyone to come together and discuss the difficult topics of race, politics and religion, according to the Liberty County NAACP president.
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