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Alcohol sales, events center among talk at Hinesville City Council island retreat

Alcohol sales, events center among talk at Hinesville City Council island retreat

ST. SIMONS ISLAND — Weekend alcohol sales and building a conference center were among the topics discussed Friday during Hinesville City Council’s retreat.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 3:50 p.m.
Trial could last through Friday

Trial could last through Friday

Exactly four years to the day after she was admitted to Liberty Regional Medical Center, a civil trial stemming from a wrongful-death lawsuit on behalf ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 3:47 p.m.
Georgia DOT suspends roadwork this weekend for sales-tax holiday

Georgia DOT suspends roadwork this weekend for sales-tax holiday

Shoppers will get a break from road construction this weekend to go along with the state’s suspension of the sales tax for school supplies ...

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 10:28 a.m.
Hinesville council discusses staggered elections, Fort Stewart annexation

Hinesville council discusses staggered elections, Fort Stewart annexation

ST. SIMONS ISLAND — Staggering Hinesville City Council elections and annexing Fort Stewart’s cantonment area were among the topics discussed Thursday during a council retreat.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 10:04 a.m.
Traffic signal activation delayed 1 week

Traffic signal activation delayed 1 week

Hinesville is about to get another traffic light.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 9:39 a.m.


Wrongful death suit goes to trial

Four years after she was admitted to Liberty Regional Medical Center, a wrongful death suit for former LRMC chief operating room nurse Barbara Porter started ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2015 3:38 p.m.
County have town hall meeting on Facebook

County have town hall meeting on Facebook

Liberty County will host its first virtual town-hall meeting from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2015 2:49 p.m.
Keel joins Liberty school board

Keel joins Liberty school board

Dr. Yvette Keel became the newest Liberty County Board of Education member after she was sworn in Tuesday morning.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2015 2:40 p.m.
HPD chief's peers present service award

HPD chief's peers present service award

SAVANNAH ― The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police has named Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier as the recipient of the GACP Meritorious Service Award.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2015 11:43 a.m.
Liberty County SPLOST discussion focuses on roads

Liberty County SPLOST discussion focuses on roads

Roads – dirt and paved – were the focus during the Liberty County Board of Commissioners’ called meeting Monday evening to discuss how to resurrect the Special ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2015 10:17 p.m.
Cell tower to be put atop medical center

Cell tower to be put atop medical center

The Liberty County Hospital Authority board will enter into a lease agreement with Verizon for a cellphone tower to be placed on top of Liberty ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 2:41 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate rises to 6.6 percent in June

Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate rises to 6.6 percent in June

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate for June was 6.6 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 9:55 a.m.
Police to provide hospital security

Police to provide hospital security

Hinesville City Council has approved an agreement to provide a city police officer for Liberty Regional Medical Center on weekends.

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Posted: jul. 22, 2015 11:19 a.m. | Updated: jul. 22, 2015 4:00 p.m.
New organization formed to help Long County cancer patients

New organization formed to help Long County cancer patients

Cancer Association Relief Effort Support, or CARES, held its first fundraiser July 3 in Ludowici.

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Posted: jul. 22, 2015 11:01 a.m. | Updated: jul. 22, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Long County EMS moves to new location

Long County EMS moves to new location

Long County emergency-medical-service units have moved from the fire department to a new building on North McDonald Street in Ludowici, Paramedic Doug Diller of Excelsior ...

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Posted: jul. 22, 2015 10:59 a.m. | Updated: jul. 22, 2015 1:00 p.m.
LCPC recommends approval for agenda items

LCPC recommends approval for agenda items

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commissioners met earlier today to consider some rezoning petitions and new business. Planning Commissioners recommended approval for every item on the ...

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Posted: jul. 21, 2015 6:21 p.m.
Property assessment appeal deadline is Monday

Property assessment appeal deadline is Monday

The deadline to appeal property tax assessments for 2015 is Monday.

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Posted: jul. 21, 2015 2:34 p.m.
Courts now accepting cases filed online

Courts now accepting cases filed online

July 1 was a historic day for the Office of the Clerk of Courts of Liberty County, when it began accepting electronically filed civil cases ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2015 3:20 p.m.
Young writers get to be 'mayor' for day

Young writers get to be 'mayor' for day

The city of Hinesville hosted its “If I Were Mayor…” essay winners at City Hall early in June.

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Posted: jul. 16, 2015 11:34 a.m. | Updated: jul. 17, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Kroell named Savannah Tech’s health-sciences dean

Kroell named Savannah Tech’s health-sciences dean

Scott Kroell, the recently retired CEO of Liberty Regional Medical Center, has been selected to be the dean for health sciences at Savannah Technical College ...

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Posted: jul. 17, 2015 10:23 a.m.
Georgia announces Barber Foods stuffed-chicken recall

Georgia announces Barber Foods stuffed-chicken recall

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Barber Foods stuffed-chicken products distributed in Georgia because of potential health ...

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Posted: jul. 16, 2015 2:56 p.m.
Midway residents speak up for trees

Midway residents speak up for trees

Beauty and safety were the main concerns of residents gathered at Monday’s Midway City Council meeting.

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Posted: jul. 16, 2015 10:27 a.m.
Commission OKs rezoning along Fleming Shortcut

Commission OKs rezoning along Fleming Shortcut

A new business — or businesses — might be coming soon to Leroy Coffer Highway.

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Posted: jul. 13, 2015 3:36 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2015 8:00 a.m.
Only most hazardous trees recommended to be cut in Midway

Only most hazardous trees recommended to be cut in Midway

Not all the marked trees on Martin Road in Midway will be cut down, according to a Liberty County Extension agent.

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Posted: jul. 13, 2015 8:21 p.m.

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