WASHINGTON - Rising prices and unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through, with 4 in 10 saying the nation's economy is getting better.
If you've ever said, "there's nothing to do in Liberty County," we've got the fix that will reintroduce you to the area, whether it's your hometown or a temporary station.
A 59-year-old man died after he was stabbed multiple times Tuesday after-
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court stayed Monday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a fellow prison inmate, saying it would review a defense challenge based on the state's recent switch to a single-drug injection.
VIENNA - Piggy bank has a new meaning in a town east of Vienna after a surveillance camera caught a wild pig on a night foray to a local branch of one of Austria's financial institutions.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will meet Friday with troops, veterans and military families at Fort Stewart in Hinesville, according to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who released the news during a Friday afternoon briefing but provided no additional details.
After serving 14 years of a life sentence, Billy Crowder has become eligible for parole and currently is under review by the Georgia Department of Pardons and Paroles Board.
Representatives from Liberty County governments and organizations will convene Wednesday through Friday for the annual Liberty County county-wide planning workshop.
ATLANTA - George Holtzman of Hinesville is among the honorees in the inaugural class of the Georgia Realtors Hall of Fame.
An area animal rescue group is taking care of a dog that had been burned with hot grease and was found about two weeks ago wandering around Burger King on E.G. Miles Parkway.
A male and a female were found dead around 1 p.m. Tuesday by two fishermen on a trail near Morgan Lake in Long County, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Mike McDaniel said. Officials are investigating what they believe to be a double homicide.
With the holidays fast approaching, parents at the Hinesville First United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten created a community shopping opportunity Thursday.
In three 4-3 votes Wednesday night, the Liberty County Commission adopted combined millage rates of 32.3 for Hinesville property owners and 32.98 for property owners in unincorporated areas of the county and incorporated areas in all municipalities but Hinesville.
Multiple agencies in Liberty County cleaned up at state and national award ceremonies that recognize community conservation efforts.
Hinesville's Fraser Counseling Center, located next to the YMCA, offers counseling programs and services that meet the needs of the whole person - mind, body and spirit, according to Executive Director Dr. Alan Baroody.
A homicide was reported in the Kilkenny area of Bryan County on Friday night, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the matter.
Liberty County School System teachers and administrators have begun implementing a multi-tiered behavior prevention and intervention framework known as CHOICES (Children Having Options to Inspire Continuous Elevated Success) for the 2014-2015 school year. The behavior framework blends Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with the Response to Intervention (RTI) framework to provide a holistic approach to student behavioral interventions. CHOICES, which consists of four levels of interventions, is laying the foundation for positive school climates and exceptional student achievement.
Fort Stewart 1 Lt. Daniel Wynn was on his way to Winn Army Hospital on Fort Stewart when his wife, Corina Wynn, gave birth to a baby boy they named David on the side of Leroy Coffer Highway in Liberty County, about half a mile from North Coastal Highway.
Torres Boles was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole Monday after being convicted last week for the death of his 3-year-old daughter in February 2013.
Coastal Liberty County resident John Henderson and his wife, Pam, were out this morning when they saw a waterspout.
Torres Boles was found not guilty of malice murder, guilty of felony murder, guilty of all three cruelty to children charges and guilty of one count of deprivation of a child in the death of his daughter, 3-year-old Andraia Boles. Sentencing will be done at a later date. For a full story, see Friday's Courier.
Forensic scientists testified Tuesday that most of the blood taken from a crime scene in February 2013 was that of 3-year-old Andraia Boles.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
Trash-can placement was an issue raised at Tuesday's monthly Ludowici City Council meeting.
The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
The woman injured Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle accident that involved a school bus has died.
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