Author's take on David and Goliath is a reminder there is more to a person than a label Author's take on David and Goliath is a reminder there is more to a person than a label "DON'T VOTE FOR ME," by Krista Van Dolzer, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $15.99, 226 pages (f) (ages 10 and up)David, a self-proclaimed band geek, isn’t overly concerned wh... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 7:49p.m.
What parents should know about 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation' What parents should know about 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation' CRUISE LAND — Audiences have been excited about the latest Mission: Impossible film, “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation,” to hit theaters. Both “Mission: Impossible I... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 7:09p.m.
Tax-assessment appeal laws have changed Tax-assessment appeal laws have changed Georgia legislators this year amended laws governing procedures for appealing county tax assessments on real and personal property. The changes took effect July 1. In... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 7:00p.m.
Book review: 'Storm Moon' is an action-filled conclusion to Moonlight Trilogy Book review: 'Storm Moon' is an action-filled conclusion to Moonlight Trilogy "STORM MOON: Moonlight Trilogy, Book III," by Teri Harman, Jolly Fish Press, $14.99, 271 pages (f)“Storm Moon,” the conclusion to Teri Harman’s Moonlight Trilogy, offe... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 5:09p.m.
Pathfinder role-playing game: Unchained review Pathfinder role-playing game: Unchained review One of the best things about role-playing games are the ever-expanding rules that allow people to customize the game to their exact liking. Pathfinder role players now... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 4:09p.m.

Local news

Alcohol sales, events center among talk at Hinesville City Council island retreat Alcohol sales, events center among talk at Hinesville City Council island retreat ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Weekend alcohol sales and building a conference center were among the topics discussed Friday during Hinesville City Council's retreat. The counc... Updated on Aug 01, 2015 at 3:47p.m.
Trial could last through Friday Trial could last through Friday Exactly four years to the day after she was admitted to Liberty Regional Medical Center, a civil trial stemming from a wrongful-death lawsuit on behalf of former LRMC ... Updated on Aug 01, 2015 at 3:43p.m.
Georgia DOT suspends roadwork this weekend for sales-tax holiday Georgia DOT suspends roadwork this weekend for sales-tax holiday Shoppers will get a break from road construction this weekend to go along with the state's suspension of the sales tax for school supplies, clothing and computer equip... Updated on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:25a.m.
Hinesville council discusses staggered elections, Fort Stewart annexation Hinesville council discusses staggered elections, Fort Stewart annexation ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Staggering Hinesville City Council elections and annexing Fort Stewart's cantonment area were among the topics discussed Thursday during a council ... Updated on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:01a.m.
Traffic signal activation delayed 1 week Traffic signal activation delayed 1 week Hinesville is about to get another traffic light. A new signal on West Oglethorpe Highway at Meloney Drive has been installed and began operating in "flash" mode Thu... Updated on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:32a.m.

Public Safety

Grand jury indictments from May Grand jury indictments from May This report was gathered from information recorded during the recent Liberty County Grand Jury indictments entered into public record. All suspects are innocent until ... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 11:40a.m.
Arraignment scheduled in Hinesville aggravated sodomy case Arraignment scheduled in Hinesville aggravated sodomy case A 21-year-old man is scheduled for arraignment Aug. 10 before Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart on charges he sodomized a 4-year-old girl. Sean Cust... Updated on Aug 01, 2015 at 3:11p.m.
Hinesville police investigate stabbing of man Hinesville police investigate stabbing of man The Hinesville Police Department is investigating the stabbing of a man during a domestic dispute. Detective Jeff Davis said the man was stabbed several times and ha... Updated on Jul 31, 2015 at 6:58p.m.
Identity of soldier killed in crash released Identity of soldier killed in crash released Police released the identity Thursday of a Fort Stewart soldier killed in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon in Hinesville. Brian Duke, 21, of Indiana, died aft... Updated on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:11p.m.
Officer remembers slain robbery victim Hinesville police Officer James Williams is heartbroken over the death of Hakeem Lamar Clark, the 21-year-old city resident who was gunned down Saturday night during a... Updated on Jul 29, 2015 at 1:50p.m.

Education

LCDA pledges $100,000 for precision manufacturing at Savannah Tech Liberty LCDA pledges $100,000 for precision manufacturing at Savannah Tech Liberty The Liberty County Development Authority has voted to support the expansion of workforce development training for precision manufacturing in Liberty County with a five... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 3:29p.m.
Lee refines Liberty County School System recruitment plan Lee refines Liberty County School System recruitment plan Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee outlined a plan to attract professionals to open teaching positions during the Board of Education's most-rece... Updated on Aug 01, 2015 at 3:51p.m.
Backpacks given to honor memory of kids Backpacks given to honor memory of kids On June 2, 2012, tragedy struck Long County when Smiley Elementary School students Hannah Foreman and Ta'Keith Russell died. Foreman drowned, and Russell was fatally s... Updated on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:44p.m.
Long County FFA officers attend conference Long County FFA officers attend conference Six Long County High School students attended the National FFA Organization Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference from July 13-15 in Covington. Local FFA o... Updated on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:00p.m.
Keel to be sworn in Tuesday to Liberty County BoE seat Keel to be sworn in Tuesday to Liberty County BoE seat The Liberty County School System will host a swearing-in ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for Dr. Yvette Keel, who recently won a special election to fill the District 6 ... Updated on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:58a.m.

Business

Property transfers for Aug. 3 Property transfers for Aug. 3 Deeds filed in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts office for July 17-21 include: Tax Nottingham, Mark to Michilena, Luiz: book 1869, page 940: Tax $41: Description: ... Updated on Aug 03, 2015 at 9:19a.m.
Hinesville Kroger to host job fair this weekend Hinesville Kroger to host job fair this weekend Kroger's Atlanta Division will host a three-day division-wide job fair in hopes of filling more than 2,000 open positions for its 185 stores in Georgia, South Carolina... Updated on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:47a.m.
Sales tax holiday is Friday-Saturday Georgia's holiday on sales tax for back-to-school goods is Friday and Saturday. The exemption is on the state's 4 percent tax and not local levies, meaning 2 percent w... Updated on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:22p.m.
Surgeon hired by BJI office Surgeon hired by BJI office JESUP - The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia announces the addition of Amber Aragon, M.D., to its staff. The orthopedic surgeon will begin seeing patients in B... Updated on Jul 28, 2015 at 8:30p.m.
Area's unemployment up a bit in June Area's unemployment up a bit in June The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6.6 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from 6.5 percent in May.... Updated on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:30a.m.

Local sports

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Liberty County Weightlifter and Tennis Player, Breana Knott, goes one on one with Patty on the court.
Updated on Jul 31, 2015 at 1:46p.m.
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What's happening July 30 and beyond on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
Updated on Jul 30, 2015 at 5:26p.m.
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One man was killed and another was injured in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon in Hinesville.
Updated on Jul 30, 2015 at 9:55a.m.
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Project Reach G.A.N.G. held it's 17th annual back to school rally and Horizon's learning center had an open house for staff, parents, and the community.
Updated on Jul 28, 2015 at 8:39p.m.
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A Long County man was killed in a wreck Tuesday afternoon in Walthourville, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Updated on Jul 28, 2015 at 8:35p.m.
 
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