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Long County woman is ‘Hometown Hero’

Long County woman is ‘Hometown Hero’

Gina Riddle doesn’t think she does anything more than the other people in her community. Others disagree.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2015 3:54 p.m.
Miller Pasture education center up for sale

Miller Pasture education center up for sale

There’s a for-sale sign at the Jan and Dennis Waters Educational Center on Dunlevie Road in Allenhurst.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2015 11:45 a.m.
Zaxby's fans pack lot Monday for free food

Zaxby's fans pack lot Monday for free food

To celebrate the grand opening of its first Liberty County restaurant, Zaxby’s gave away one free menu item per week for the next year to the first 100 customers in line Monday morning. By 9 a.m., the parking lot was crowded and the line easily exceeded 100 people. The first customer to arrive, Charles Heatwole of Hinesville, said he had been in line since 11:30 p.m. Sunday night.

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Posted: jan. 26, 2015 9:47 a.m.
Man stabbed during domestic dispute

Man stabbed during domestic dispute

A Liberty County man was stabbed during a domestic dispute Sunday afternoon and later rushed to the hospital.

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Posted: jan. 25, 2015 9:20 p.m.
MLK birthday celebrated with parade

MLK birthday celebrated with parade

Local residents lined both sides of Main Street on Monday morning — from the historic courthouse down to the Hendry Street intersection — to watch this year’s parade honoring the birthday, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Posted: jan. 21, 2015 3:24 p.m.
‘Taste of Liberty’ both sweet and savory

‘Taste of Liberty’ both sweet and savory

Nearly a dozen area restaurants, caterers and food vendors participated Friday night in the fourth annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Taste of Liberty and awards banquet at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. The event — which spotlights community leaders, volunteers, local businesses and eateries — treated nearly 200 guests to flavors many didn’t know they can enjoy right here.

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Posted: jan. 21, 2015 3:18 p.m.
County to name playground for rec dept. supporter

County to name playground for rec dept. supporter

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved a request by the Liberty County Recreation Department board to dedicate a playground in honor of former rec department board member Mike Carreker.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 2:22 p.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2015 2:24 p.m.
Council recognizes unsung heroes, learns about homelessness

Council recognizes unsung heroes, learns about homelessness

The Hinesville City Council on Thursday recognized the dedication of some city departments during a recent utility emergency, and learned about the city’s upcoming participation in a nationwide homeless count.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 5:05 p.m.
Local artist holds gallery reception at arts council

Local artist holds gallery reception at arts council

The Hinesville Area Arts Council opened 2015 with a reception for local artist Ashley Kukula Cuevas last Thursday at the HAAC’s downtown gallery on Commerce Street.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 1:59 p.m.
City preps for MLK Day activities

City preps for MLK Day activities

Community churches, civic organizations and local leaders are planning a series of events to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. scheduled from Friday-Monday, Jan. 16-19.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2015 2:39 p.m.
Local CASA branch holds kickoff event

Local CASA branch holds kickoff event

Area residents, business leaders and “celebrities” gathered Friday at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington for the Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates’ Dancing with the Stars kickoff event.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2015 11:30 a.m.
County to propose new SPLOST referendum

County to propose new SPLOST referendum

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday decided that it will propose a new Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to citizens this year.

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Posted: jan. 10, 2015 10:58 a.m.
County to move forward with November SPLOST referendum

County to move forward with November SPLOST referendum

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday decided that it will propose a new Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to citizens this year.

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Posted: jan. 08, 2015 3:34 p.m.

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