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Council approves balanced budget

Council approves balanced budget

The Hinesville City Council approved a balanced budget for fiscal year 2015 during a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon in city hall.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:14 p.m.
Groundbreaking for Tradeport pipeline

Groundbreaking for Tradeport pipeline

Atlanta Gas Light and Liberty County Development Authority officials held a groundbreaking Thursday at the Tradeport East Business Center in Midway for the start of construction on a $9.7 million natural-gas pipeline.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 9:48 a.m.
Council briefed on sewage overflow

Council briefed on sewage overflow

Hinesville City Council members were briefed Thursday by City Engineer Paul Simonton and Robbie Norby, project manager of underground utilities for public-works contractor CH2MHILL, about a sewage overflow that occurred Oct. 3

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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 8:35 a.m.
Walthourville city councilman arrested

Walthourville city councilman arrested

A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence.

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Posted: oct. 19, 2014 7:48 p.m.
Liberty Countians should take advantage of local history, site directors say

Liberty Countians should take advantage of local history, site directors say

Liberty County teems with history.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2014 12:26 p.m. | Updated: oct. 15, 2014 1:30 p.m.
Local cyclist working for more bike paths in Liberty

Local cyclist working for more bike paths in Liberty

Keith Martin sees a problem in Liberty County.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2014 12:23 p.m.
Three arrests in vandalized football field

Three arrests in vandalized football field

The Long County Sheriff's Office arrested three suspects in connection with the Sept. 30 vandalization of a football field at the Long County Recreation Department.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2014 10:26 a.m. | Updated: oct. 14, 2014 10:26 a.m.
Affordable housing sought for homeless veterans

Affordable housing sought for homeless veterans

An Atlanta-based development company is working with the Hinesville Housing Authority to build affordable one-bedroom units with a priority of being given to homeless veterans.

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Posted: oct. 11, 2014 1:07 p.m.
Legion Post 321 looking for a home

Legion Post 321 looking for a home

Since East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 started in October 2006, members have met in banquet rooms and at the Dorchester Academy. For the last five years, they’ve met at the Midway Police Department.

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Posted: oct. 11, 2014 1:00 p.m.
Local 4-H observes National Youth Science Day

Local 4-H observes National Youth Science Day

Liberty County 4-H members celebrated National 4-H Week by participating in National Youth Science Day last Wednesday.

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Posted: oct. 10, 2014 5:04 p.m. | Updated: oct. 10, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Local veterans share, compare stories

Local veterans share, compare stories

Three local veterans representing three different wars sat down together to talk about their recent trip to Washington, D.C., with the Honor Flight Savannah but also to share and compare war stories from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

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Posted: oct. 08, 2014 10:11 a.m.
Local pastor honored by secretary of state

Local pastor honored by secretary of state

For Lucile Smiley, service is a way of life.

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Posted: oct. 07, 2014 4:46 p.m.
Budget hearing gets loud, unruly

Budget hearing gets loud, unruly

Thursday’s Hinesville City Council meeting got a little loud and unruly when the floor was turned over to public comments about the 2015 fiscal-year budget.

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Posted: oct. 06, 2014 1:26 p.m.
'Nurturing person' honored

'Nurturing person' honored

The Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless held its fourth annual Honors Benefit Dinner on Thursday at Club Stewart, this year honoring retired nurse Gale Dent as Humanitarian of the Year.

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Posted: oct. 06, 2014 1:14 p.m.

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