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The way it was to grow up black in Sunbury 70 years ago

The way it was to grow up black in Sunbury 70 years ago

Editor’s note: This is the third part of a series examining what life was like for African-Americans in Liberty County before and during the ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 4:28 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Caseloads doubling, funding not

Caseloads doubling, funding not

The Liberty County Commission Thursday heard from juvenile court officials who said their caseload had doubled and that they had already spent more than the ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 4:31 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2018 5:00 a.m.
A monument for Morning Glories

A monument for Morning Glories

Smooth white marble that was once used as a surface to roll out biscuits and pastry in the home of a loving grandmother now graces ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 4:33 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Remaining 3rd ID soldiers back home

Remaining 3rd ID soldiers back home

The final group of more than 110 soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division along with the division command team, Maj. Gen. Leopoldo A. Quintas and ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2018 3:34 p.m.
Interstate lane closures, detours set

Interstate lane closures, detours set

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues to improve highway infrastructure throughout the area. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue through ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2018 5:54 a.m.
Breakfast to host school board candidates

Breakfast to host school board candidates

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host an Eggs and Issues Breakfast featuring the candidates for the Liberty County School System Board of Education ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 9:35 a.m. | Updated: apr. 16, 2018 9:30 a.m.
Sister Howard's vision

Sister Howard's vision

When Sister Margaret Howard walked next door in early April to visit Pembroke Police Department Lt. Kelly Price at the department’s Miller Village substation ...

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Posted: apr. 12, 2018 11:17 a.m. | Updated: apr. 15, 2018 11:15 a.m.
Workshop to focus on gaining employment, record expungement

Workshop to focus on gaining employment, record expungement

WorkSource Coastal will host a workshop with Georgia Legal Services from 2-4 p.m. April 30 at 140 E Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Hinesville.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 11:33 a.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2018 11:26 a.m.


Fair Housing Symposium set for Thursday

The Hinesville Community Development Department will host its annual Fair Housing Symposium from 1-3 p.m. Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, 2140 ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2018 11:19 a.m.
Man sought in homicide in custody

Man sought in homicide in custody

A person of interest in a Thursday morning homicide in Walthourville was "apprehended without incident," according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes. 

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Posted: apr. 12, 2018 4:11 p.m.
Prayer vigil tonight for family members, victims of Gause Street fire

Prayer vigil tonight for family members, victims of Gause Street fire

There will be a prayer vigil tonight for a family who lost three members in an April 5 house fire on Gause Street.

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Posted: apr. 12, 2018 10:51 a.m.


Area roads to avoid this week

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues work on construction and maintenance projects. Closure schedule may change due to weather or other factors.

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Posted: apr. 11, 2018 11:18 a.m. | Updated: apr. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m.
Midway moves to fix potholes, adds police car

Midway moves to fix potholes, adds police car

The Midway City Council Monday moved ahead to solve two long-standing infrastructure problems and acquire a new police car.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 6:04 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2018 6:02 p.m.
Grant to provide breast health screenings in Liberty, Long

Grant to provide breast health screenings in Liberty, Long

Diversity Health Center’s Healthy Outreach Prevention Education (HOPE) Project was awarded $50,000 March 29 from the Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia to target ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 10:39 a.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2018 10:29 a.m.
Victims in burned house formally ID'd

Victims in burned house formally ID'd

The Hinesville Fire Department confirmed Tuesday the identities of three people found in a Gause Street home destroyed in an April 5 fire.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 5:59 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Deputy SPLOST fails to pass

Deputy SPLOST fails to pass

State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, talked about everything from broadband to deputy pay raises to AR-15s at a breakfast Tuesday.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 6:02 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2018 5:00 a.m.
Fort Stewart garrison hosting Facebook town hall

Fort Stewart garrison hosting Facebook town hall

Have questions about what’s happening on post or with the 3rd Infantry Division?

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 6:14 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2018 5:00 a.m.
THOSE WHO SERVED: Hal Behnke's love of aircraft led to top secret satellite mission

THOSE WHO SERVED: Hal Behnke's love of aircraft led to top secret satellite mission

Editor’s note: If you know a veteran who should be included in this series, please email Mark Swendra.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 12:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2018 2:00 a.m.
Georgia Cities Week festivities set across Hinesville

Georgia Cities Week festivities set across Hinesville

Hinesville will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week April 22-28 with a variety of events throughout the week coordinated with this year’s theme, “Georgia Cities ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2018 10:20 a.m. | Updated: apr. 10, 2018 2:00 p.m.
Hinesville mayor to give State of the City at April luncheon

Hinesville mayor to give State of the City at April luncheon

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown will be the guest speaker at the next Progress Through People Luncheon, set for noon April 26 at the Liberty County ...

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Posted: apr. 06, 2018 10:55 a.m. | Updated: apr. 09, 2018 10:54 a.m.

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