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Liberty commissioners support Coastal Greenway

Liberty commissioners support Coastal Greenway

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution supporting the Coastal Georgia Greenway project.

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Posted: feb. 10, 2016 10:42 a.m. | Updated: feb. 12, 2016 10:00 a.m.
Traffic scheduled to shift Monday on Veterans Parkway

Traffic scheduled to shift Monday on Veterans Parkway

The contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled a northbound traffic shift around 9 a.m. Monday on Veterans Parkway between E.G ...

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Posted: feb. 11, 2016 5:46 p.m.


City officials say late tax bills prompt grace period

Hinesville City Council covered late property tax bills, appointments and business licenses at its meeting Thursday.

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Posted: feb. 10, 2016 10:29 a.m. | Updated: feb. 11, 2016 9:00 a.m.
Councilman’s departure marks an end of an era

Councilman’s departure marks an end of an era

“Servant, well done,” describes the service that David Anderson rendered to the city of Hinesville and the greater community.

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Posted: feb. 10, 2016 4:08 p.m.
Second Chances rescues horses — and people

Second Chances rescues horses — and people

After serving in the Air Force and spending 20 years outside the country, Andrea Doolittle returned home to Gum Branch and reignited a passion she ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2016 7:53 p.m.
Liberty County leaders talk SPLOST — preliminarily

Liberty County leaders talk SPLOST — preliminarily

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently held a preliminary discussion on the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, which voters likely will decide on ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2016 7:46 p.m.
Liberty County coroner seeks help finding deceased woman’s family, friends

Liberty County coroner seeks help finding deceased woman’s family, friends

The Liberty County Coroner's Office is seeking help finding family members or friends of Ernestine Williams.

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Posted: feb. 08, 2016 12:50 p.m.
Borrow pit OK unearths bad feelings

Borrow pit OK unearths bad feelings

A rezoning request for a borrow pit at the intersection of Brigdon Road and Islands Highway, which drew much opposition from neighbors, has been approved ...

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Posted: feb. 08, 2016 10:55 a.m.
Walthourville vigil honors man

Walthourville vigil honors man

Friends, family and Walthourville police officers gathered underneath the pavilion at Johnnie Frasier Park to remember Kenneth Lee Jackson, who died after being shot in ...

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 5:38 p.m.
Advance presidential primary voting starts Monday

Advance presidential primary voting starts Monday

Advance voting for the March 1 presidential primaries in Georgia runs Feb. 8-26, with Saturday voting on Feb. 20.

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Posted: feb. 01, 2016 11:49 a.m. | Updated: feb. 06, 2016 7:30 a.m.
EF-1 tornado confirmed on Fort Stewart; donations being accepted

EF-1 tornado confirmed on Fort Stewart; donations being accepted

By Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down Wednesday on Fort Stewart.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 6:16 p.m.
Severe weather threat passes; rain to continue in Liberty, Long counties today

Severe weather threat passes; rain to continue in Liberty, Long counties today

After Wednesday’s wild weather with tornado watches and warnings and one that touched down on Fort Stewart, the main threat from Mother Nature in ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 6:59 a.m.
Tornado touches down on Fort Stewart

Tornado touches down on Fort Stewart

10:57 p.m. Update: Press conference, press release and school closure

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Posted: feb. 03, 2016 5:39 p.m.
City warned of plans to drill for oil off coast

City warned of plans to drill for oil off coast

A recent three-hour Hinesville City Council meeting consisted of a number of presentations and two executive sessions. One of the closed sessions lasted an hour ...

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Posted: feb. 03, 2016 10:27 a.m. | Updated: feb. 03, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Long County honors STAR student

Long County honors STAR student

The 2016 Long County Student Teacher Achievement Recognition student and teacher were honored Jan. 27 by the Long County Chamber of Commerce at Coastal Manor ...

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Posted: feb. 03, 2016 10:30 a.m. | Updated: feb. 03, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Former Ludowici mayor Warren fondly remembered by many

Former Ludowici mayor Warren fondly remembered by many

Former Ludowici mayor and councilwoman Myrtice Warren died just before noon Jan. 27 at the Golden Living Center in Jesup, where she resided, after an ...

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Posted: feb. 02, 2016 7:33 p.m.
Fencing, lighting among topics at Liberty County Development Authority meeting

Fencing, lighting among topics at Liberty County Development Authority meeting

The Liberty County Development Authority held its first meeting of the year Monday morning and discussed several items, including shoring up fences and improving lighting.

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Posted: feb. 02, 2016 7:28 p.m.
Liberty County planners give nod to Plunderful move

Liberty County planners give nod to Plunderful move

Holton’s Seafood restaurant on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway, near Interstate 95, might become a thrift store.

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Posted: feb. 02, 2016 6:59 p.m.
Ga. Supreme Court rejects non-citizens' quest for in-state tuition

Ga. Supreme Court rejects non-citizens' quest for in-state tuition

In a ruling Monday by the Supreme Court of Georgia, college students who are not U.S. citizens lost their appeal of a Georgia Court ...

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Posted: feb. 01, 2016 12:57 p.m.
Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge David Cavender retires

Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge David Cavender retires

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Liberty County Superior Court ...

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Posted: jan. 30, 2016 6:24 p.m.
Former Ludowici mayor Myrtice Warren dies

Former Ludowici mayor Myrtice Warren dies

Former Ludowici mayor and councilwoman Myrtice Warren, 88, died Wednesday after an extended illness. Warren was pronounced dead just a little before noon at Golden ...

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Posted: jan. 28, 2016 4:00 p.m.


Hinesville native to speak at Brunswick AME church

Hinesville native Jacquelyn Lovette Burley will serve as the Annual Day speaker for the Rachel Hill Women’s Missionary Society at St. Paul AME Church ...

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Posted: jan. 28, 2016 3:34 p.m.
New Wal-Mart grocery store opens

New Wal-Mart grocery store opens

“Hey! Guys, you know it’s time to shop!” yelled cheerleaders from Lewis Frasier Middle School during the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market ...

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Posted: jan. 27, 2016 9:33 a.m.
Supporters gather in downtown Hinesville for a Bernie Sanders event

Supporters gather in downtown Hinesville for a Bernie Sanders event

With the Feb. 1 deadline for people to register to vote in Georgia’s presidential preference primary fast approaching, Liberty County for Bernie Sanders held ...

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Posted: jan. 26, 2016 10:11 p.m.
Approve borrow pit, Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission says

Approve borrow pit, Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission says

A petition to rezone land for a borrow pit that has drawn opposition from neighbors was unanimously recommended for approval by the Liberty Consolidated Planning ...

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Posted: jan. 26, 2016 10:05 p.m.
Senator supports interstate projects

Senator supports interstate projects

ATLANTA — Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, supports the transportation projects on Interstates 95 and 16 near Savannah that were recently announced by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Posted: jan. 25, 2016 10:07 a.m. | Updated: jan. 26, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Williams hosts Capitol convocation

Williams hosts Capitol convocation

ATLANTA — State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, hosted the annual Eugene C. Tillman Sr. Memorial Prayer Convocation Jan. 10.

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Posted: jan. 25, 2016 10:05 a.m. | Updated: jan. 25, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Long County resident want more access to wildlife areas

Long County resident want more access to wildlife areas

ATLANTA — State Rep. Jeff Jones, R-Brunswick, recently petitioned the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to expand access to wildlife management areas in Long County.

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Posted: jan. 25, 2016 10:02 a.m.
LRMC encourages mothers to carry babies to term

LRMC encourages mothers to carry babies to term

At 39 weeks’ gestation, babies in the womb are considered to be fully developed. However, mothers across the country are delivering babies before that critical ...

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Posted: jan. 23, 2016 4:06 p.m. | Updated: jan. 23, 2016 6:00 p.m.
County Commissioners hold planning workshop

County Commissioners hold planning workshop

Liberty County Board Commissioners discussed important policies and decisions that will have to be finalized soon during their planning workshop earlier today at the MidCoast ...

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Posted: jan. 22, 2016 3:08 p.m.

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