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Ludowici boy in memory contest

A Ludowici fifth-grader is on a voyage to become a national memory champion and earn a $10,000 grand prize.

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Posted: may. 06, 2016 9:20 a.m.


Sandwich shop donation may save lives

More people in this area may survive wrecks thanks to a donation from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to the Hinesville Fire Department.

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 10:51 a.m. | Updated: may. 06, 2016 9:00 a.m.
Real estate professional earns GRI designation

Real estate professional earns GRI designation

Margarita Fell has earned the Georgia REALTOR Institute designation, according to Leigh Smiley, managing broker of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors.

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 11:07 a.m. | Updated: may. 05, 2016 1:00 p.m.
Two FPCA students on Washington Youth Tour

Two FPCA students on Washington Youth Tour

Coastal Electric Cooperative has announced the names of six area student delegates it will send on a week-long, all-expenses paid leadership trip to Washington, D ...

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 11:22 a.m. | Updated: may. 05, 2016 10:00 a.m.
Commissioners OK construction of first part of Fleming Park

Commissioners OK construction of first part of Fleming Park

Starting construction on phase 1 of Fleming Park, at the corner of Beasleyville and Freedman Grove roads, was a point of concern for some Liberty ...

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Posted: may. 05, 2016 9:36 a.m. | Updated: may. 05, 2016 10:00 a.m.


Trauma Awareness Month brings call to donate blood

May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are ...

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 11:17 a.m. | Updated: may. 04, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Seafood fest on River Street

Seafood fest on River Street

SAVANNAH — Throw on your flip flops and grab the family for music and fresh seafood at the 2016 River Street Seafood Fest Friday and Saturday.

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 11:01 a.m.
Long County deputies recover stolen gun, make felony arrest

Long County deputies recover stolen gun, make felony arrest

An arrest in Long County Monday resulted in felony charges and the recovery of a stolen handgun, according to the Long County Sheriff’s Office.

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 10:48 a.m. | Updated: may. 04, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Savannah celebrates preservation of heritage

Savannah celebrates preservation of heritage

SAVANNAH — Historic Savannah Foundation, which is committed to preserving Savannah’s heritage, is having its fifth annual Savannah Preservation Festival Thursday-Saturday. The events mark the ...

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 10:57 a.m.
Businessman challenging chief magistrate

Businessman challenging chief magistrate

A local businessman and the incumbent Liberty County chief magistrate are facing off for the Democratic nominations for that seat.

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 9:28 a.m. | Updated: may. 04, 2016 10:00 a.m.


Long County race is rematch of 2013 primary

Two candidates are again vying for the Democratic nomination to run for Long County District 1 Commissioner seat, while one Republican is unopposed.

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Posted: may. 04, 2016 9:37 a.m. | Updated: may. 04, 2016 10:00 a.m.
Five seeking Democrats' nod to be Liberty sheriff

Five seeking Democrats' nod to be Liberty sheriff

Five Democrats and one Republican are asking voters to elect them to be the next sheriff of Liberty County.

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Posted: may. 02, 2016 9:34 a.m. | Updated: may. 02, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Library moving to new building

Library moving to new building

The new Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Libraries system on Memorial Drive is nearing completion.

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Posted: may. 02, 2016 9:46 a.m.
Diver finds mastodon jaw in area river

Diver finds mastodon jaw in area river

Shark-tooth diver Bill Eberlein experienced a first in his lifetime when he found a mastodon jaw embedded in the mud of a river bed.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2016 10:19 a.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Planners see signs of trouble

Planners see signs of trouble

Hinesville’s sign ordinance raised concerns for a local business owner and the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission at their meeting Tuesday.

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 10:13 a.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 p.m.
Long County official: Stray dogs, horses cause problems

Long County official: Stray dogs, horses cause problems

Editor's note: This article has been revised to remove a section that mischaracterized a discussion during the April 19 Long County Board of Commissioners ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 10:11 a.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 3:00 a.m.
Tuesday deadline for primary voting

Tuesday deadline for primary voting

Time is running out to register to vote in the May 24 general primary.

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 9:43 a.m.
Mayor Brown: Hinesville needs SPLOST back

Mayor Brown: Hinesville needs SPLOST back

The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax was clearly on Mayor Allen Brown’s mind as he gave the first State of Hinesville address of ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 5:17 p.m.
Candidate forums in May

Candidate forums in May

Voters will soon have a chance to meet the candidates in the upcoming May 24 general primary election.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2016 10:40 a.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2016 12:00 p.m.
McLarry’s Curve dedicated

McLarry’s Curve dedicated

It’s official, after all these years.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2016 10:26 a.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2016 10:00 a.m.


Farmers Market, other events for Cities Week in Hinesville

The city of Hinesville is celebrating Georgia Cities Week through Sunday by participating in a variety of events throughout the week, including a special-themed Farmers ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2016 10:32 a.m. | Updated: apr. 20, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Hinesville Housing Authority cuts ribbon on Hineshouse

Hinesville Housing Authority cuts ribbon on Hineshouse

The Hinesville Housing Authority had a ribbon-cutting Tuesday afternoon for its Hineshouse Way Apartments, which provides affordable housing for veterans.

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Posted: apr. 19, 2016 6:59 p.m.
Local Democrats elect delegates

Local Democrats elect delegates

The 1st Congressional District Democratic Convention elected five delegates Saturday in Jesup to represent the district during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July.

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Posted: apr. 19, 2016 6:56 p.m.
Local GOP steers clear of controversy

Local GOP steers clear of controversy

Republicans in the 1st Congressional District managed to avoid the controversy seen elsewhere in Georgia during nominating conventions last weekend.

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Posted: apr. 19, 2016 6:53 p.m.
Democrats have awards banquet

Democrats have awards banquet

The Liberty County Democratic Party had its annual Awards Banquet April 9 at the John D. McIver Auditorium in Midway.

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 9:48 a.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Ludowici Council talks McDonald's

Ludowici Council talks McDonald's

A future McDonald’s was discussed at Tuesday’s Ludowici City Council meeting.

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 10:39 a.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2016 5:30 a.m.
Hinesville mayor to give state of city address

Hinesville mayor to give state of city address

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday at Connection Church, 116 Patriot Trail in Flemington. The ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 9:42 a.m.
United Way honors Liberty County's Backpack Buddies

United Way honors Liberty County's Backpack Buddies

United Way of the Coastal Empire recognized Liberty County’s Backpack Buddies program during the regional organization’s annual meeting and awards luncheon in Savannah.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 4:58 p.m.
Liberty Co. candidates’ forum is set for May 10

Liberty Co. candidates’ forum is set for May 10

Voters will soon have a chance to meet the candidates in the upcoming May 24 general primary election.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2016 10:34 a.m. | Updated: apr. 15, 2016 9:30 a.m.

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