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Black Friday deals lure Liberty shoppers

Black Friday deals lure Liberty shoppers

Cooler temperatures didn’t stop Liberty County shoppers from taking advantage of Black Friday deals at area stores the day after Thanksgiving.

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Posted: nov. 28, 2014 2:11 p.m.
Citizens voice concerns at county millage hearing

Citizens voice concerns at county millage hearing

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Monday held its first public hearing regarding the upcoming millage-rate adoption.

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Posted: nov. 26, 2014 12:14 p.m. | Updated: nov. 26, 2014 2:00 p.m.
Interact clubs emphasize ‘service above self’

Interact clubs emphasize ‘service above self’

On Saturday, Oct. 18, while most teenagers were sleeping in, roughly 25 Liberty County High School students gathered together to clean up a section of Liberty County’s waterway as part of the Rivers Alive project.

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Posted: nov. 26, 2014 11:20 a.m. | Updated: nov. 26, 2014 1:00 p.m.
Bryant Commons to open to public March 7

Bryant Commons to open to public March 7

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced that Bryant Commons officially will be opened to the public in a grand-opening event scheduled for March 7.

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Posted: nov. 26, 2014 11:03 a.m.
Homeless Prevention Program turns 16

Homeless Prevention Program turns 16

Hinesville’s Homeless Prevention Program celebrated 16 years last month. Program Coordinator Daisy Jones said her department of three had modest beginnings, but it now networks with dozens of churches, civic organizations and service agencies dedicated to helping the homeless and hungry in Hinesville and Liberty County.

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Posted: nov. 24, 2014 5:56 p.m.
Employee raises saved, tax increase higher

Employee raises saved, tax increase higher

The first action item on Thursday’s Hinesville City Council meeting agenda was to approve a revised budget for fiscal year 2015.

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Posted: nov. 24, 2014 10:01 a.m.
Midway residents help update land-use map

Midway residents help update land-use map

Fewer than a dozen Midway residents joined Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission officials Thursday at the Liberty County Community Complex to discuss and assist updating the Midway subarea land-use map.

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Commission talks budget ahead of millage-rate hearings

Commission talks budget ahead of millage-rate hearings

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a financial report from county Chief Financial Officer Kim McGlothlin at its mid-month meeting Thursday.

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 2:30 p.m.
Long County commissioner raises discrimination concerns in roads department

Long County commissioner raises discrimination concerns in roads department

An otherwise-routine employment process with the Long County roads department has received the attention of the county commissioner responsible for that department.

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 2:22 p.m.
Tornado watch, freeze watch

Tornado watch, freeze watch

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Liberty, Long, Bryan, Wayne, Chatham and most of eastern Georgia until 6 p.m. today.

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Posted: nov. 17, 2014 11:07 a.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2014 11:07 a.m.
Kesslers students join record attempt at cup stacking

Kesslers students join record attempt at cup stacking

About 175 students at Fort Stewart’s Kessler Elementary School attempted a world record in cup stacking Thursday.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2014 10:41 a.m.
City millage rate increasing by up to .94 mills

City millage rate increasing by up to .94 mills

After more than an hour and a half debate Thursday over possible cuts to make up a $1.3 million budget deficit, city leaders conceded they have to increase the property taxes by .94 of a mill, though maybe less.

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Posted: nov. 13, 2014 10:03 a.m.
World War II veteran returns to Fort Stewart

World War II veteran returns to Fort Stewart

In 1943, Sgt. Frank Moore was a soldier with the Army’s 4th Infantry Division, XII Corps. As he and his unit prepared for the Allied invasion at Normandy, he spent a summer in Coastal Georgia, sleeping in the fields of Camp Stewart.

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Posted: nov. 12, 2014 10:41 a.m.
MidCoast moves forward with runway extension

MidCoast moves forward with runway extension

The Local Joint Management Board of the MidCoast Regional Airport met Thursday to discuss plans for the runway-extension project, among other business.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2014 5:27 p.m.
Council plans to tackle new budget with SPLOST failure

Council plans to tackle new budget with SPLOST failure

Failure of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum to pass in last week’s election was hardly mentioned until the end of Thursday’s city council meeting.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2014 1:23 p.m.
Commissioners preparing to resume budget talks

Commissioners preparing to resume budget talks

As part of his administrative report to Liberty County Board of Commissioners during Tuesday night’s meeting, County Administrator Joey Brown advised commissioners they’d have to talk about the county’s budget at the next meeting if the referendum for the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax did not pass.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2014 1:13 p.m.

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