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.
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.
Property owners applauded the Hinesville City Council members Monday for announcing their intent not to raise the current 9.5 millage rate by a half mill. The public voiced displeasure, however, over city officials' recent trade trip to China, its now dead proposal for a city-produced magazine and for holding its annual workshop on St. Simons Island. Residents also expressed lingering anger over the council's vote to raise the mayor and council's salaries starting in 2012.
The Liberty County Assessors Mapping Department announces, in conjunction with the Hinesville GIS Office, an open house on GIS Day today.
The Hinesville City Council announced Monday during a budget workshop they do not intend to raise property taxes or furlough employees since officials have adjusted the recommended budget for fiscal year 2011.