Local veterans have voiced concern over recent proposed changes to TRICARE and military retirement pay recommended by two federal debt panels in an attempt to reduce the government's unwieldy deficit.
The Hinesville City Council decided Thursday to use fifth brigade remediation funds to pay off debt and set the remainder aside for future projects.
Parts of Hinesville have come a long way in the beauty department. During a Tuesday night reception, jazzy piano numbers and chatter filled the air as community members and city and county officials celebrated the community's progress. "First and foremost, 'A New Memorial Showcase,' is a celebration of the completion of the Memorial Drive realignment project," said Vicki Davis, director of Hinesville Downtown Development Authority. "Although the main portions of the project have been complete ...
The Liberty County Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7. The agenda is as follows:
The Long County Development Authority voted Tuesday to give a little more than a half acre of land at the industrial site to the Long County Commission to build an animal control facility.
Liberty County residents keeping an eye on their mailboxes and their checkbooks can expect their tax bills soon. The statements will be sent out as early as next week, Liberty County Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones said.
With 12 of 13 precincts reporting, Steve Sikes was the winner in a race for Liberty County Sheriff in Tuesday's runoff election. He received a total of 3,490 votes as of 8:15 p.m. His opponent, Warren Waye, received a total of 3,258 votes, a nail-biting 232-vote spread.
Liberty County voters will elect one of two men for sheriff Tuesday in a runoff election. Candidates Steve Sikes and Warren Waye tallied the most votes among a crowded field of seven candidates in a Nov. 2 special election. Since neither top candidate got 50 percent plus one of the final vote, the Nov. 30 runoff was called by the state. The special election was called to coincide with the general election to fill the ...
Midway officials are looking at a draft 2011 general fund budget that cuts almost $3,000 from the $861,000 current budget. But it's not easy going.
The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week to put the continuation of the education special purpose local option sales tax on referendum in 2011.
The millage rate for the county will stay the same as it has the past three years, County Finance Officer Kim McGlothlin said Thursday during the county commission's the mid-month meeting.
Last week, Ludowici Mayor Myrtice Warren signed the final papers required for the city to receive its remediation funds for projects completed in preparation for the fifth brigade, which was supposed to come to Fort Stewart but was canceled.
Hinesville celebrated GIS Day on Nov. 17 with an open house at the Liberty County Courthouse Annex. Call 876-3564 for more information on GIS services.
The Hinesville City Council pleased taxpayers Thursday by holding the millage rate steady at 9.5 mills and adopting a balanced $38.9 million budget for fiscal year 2011. The city's general fund was adjusted to $19,637,987.
Advance voting in the runoff election for Liberty County Sheriff began Monday and will end on Wednesday, Nov. 24, Liberty County Supervisor of Elections Ella Golden said.
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has been selected as the 2013 national high-school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker.
Making of Miracle Stories animal-rescue shelter founder and President Karen Talbot said Friday that the embattled center is in the process of marketing out the animals that still are at the site on Hugh Gordon Lane in Long County.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Wednesday for a full 30 minutes about job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the port-expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit to Liberty County.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 - With a government shutdown possible in the absence of federal funding beyond fiscal year 2013, which ends at midnight tonight, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 - DOD officials today issued guidance to the force in the event appropriations lapse Oct. 1 and a government shutdown results.
Richmond Hill's most congested and frustrating intersection may be getting more of a makeover than originally planned.
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