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  • More opposition to proposed subdivision More opposition to proposed subdivision Controversy over a proposed subdivision near Topi Trail and Meloney Drive in Hinesville continued at the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission Tuesday, where residents and one planning commissioner expressed opposition to the plan. In February, Dryden Enterprises, Inc., requested the rezoning of 158 acres for a 195 lot subdivision which would feature a pool, playground and community area. The subdivision would ...
  • Date set for Reese tribunal hearing Date set for Reese tribunal hearing Former Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese will have a tribunal hearing in April. The hearing will be held at 9 a.m. April 11 at the board of education office, according to a March 21 letter from LCSS attorney Phillip Hartley to Reese's attorney Matthew Billips. Long County Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters and former school superintendents Beauford ...
  • Man on bond for murder arrested for drugs Man on bond for murder arrested for drugs A man charged in a January 2016 murder was arrested Thursday for allegedly attempting to sell drugs.Thomas Edward Jordan, 29, was taken into custody by The Liberty County Sheriff's Office's Special Response Team at a residence in Hinesville, according to a post on the LCSO Facebook page.The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by The Liberty County Sheriff's ...
  • Five graduate at Valdosta State Five graduate at Valdosta State Academic honors VALDOSTA- Valdosta State University graduated five students from this area following the fall semester: • Deon Villasencio of Hinesville, who earned a Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership• Taylor Andre of Glennville, who earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing• Jailisa Jones of Hinesville, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology• Yavniel Lee of Hinesville, who earned a Bachelor ...
  • Meetings on fire protection set for April Meetings on fire protection set for April On April 6, Liberty County officials will begin a series of town hall meetings intended to provide information on the plan for countywide professional fire protection and answer residents' questions. The meeting will be at the Gum Branch fire station; all three sessions are scheduled to start at 6 p.m. On April 18 the town hall meeting is set for ...
  • School system to add position to aid military students moving to Liberty School system to add position to aid military students moving to Liberty The Liberty County School System will soon look to hire someone as the coordinator of military family support services for the district. The new job position was approved by the board March 14. The coordinator will support students from military families. At the Feb. 28 morning meeting, Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee said she met with Greg ...
  • Man gets life for death of aspiring Macon rapper Man gets life for death of aspiring Macon rapper The man convicted of killing aspiring Macon-area rapper Markese "Pain City" Mahone was sentenced to life without parole Tuesday by Liberty County Superior Court Judge Paul Rose. Derrick Harvey had been found guilty of murder and criminal attempt to commit a felony by a jury during his criminal trial held in January. Rose sentenced Harvey to 10 years in confinement ...
  • Hinesville Police blotter March 22 Hinesville Police blotter March 22 From Hinesville Police Department reports:Fraud, extortion: A woman told police March 14 "someone had locked her laptop computer" after they tried to scam her. The woman said she got several calls from someone who told her she'd won $4,500. The woman said she knew it was a scam and told the guy she didn't want the money, but he kept ...
  • Liberty schools win Reading Bowl Liberty schools win Reading Bowl Liberty County schools have made history at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. Students at Bradwell Institute, Midway Middle School and Lyman Hall Elementary School came home champions, each winning their grade level competition at the state finals Saturday at the University of Georgia. It is a first in the competition for all three winners to come from the same region, ...
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    Jeffrey Osteen appointed state court judge Hinesville attorney Jeff Osteen was appointed state court judge to replace Leon Braun, according to a press release. Here's the release: Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointment of the Honorable Jeffery N. Osteen as State Court Judge of Liberty County. Osteen will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Leon M. Braun, Jr. The appointment will ...
  • Bond set for man accused of killing teen Bond set for man accused of killing teen The man accused of killing teen Clyde Austin Weeks was in court Monday for a bond hearing. Philemon S. Jackson had bond set at $500,000 cash or $1 million property by Liberty County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell. Russell also ordered the case to a grand jury, saying prosecutors presented evidence showing probable cause. Jackson, 21, is charged with one ...
  • Long County ESPLOST renewal passes Long County ESPLOST renewal passes Voters overwhelmingly support education sales tax Voters in Long County overwhelmingly approved the renewal of the Education Special Local Option Sales Tax in Tuesday's special election. The measure passed by a 272-28 margin, according to Long County Elections Supervisor Kierra Hamilton. Long County Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters called news of the passage "wonderful." "It is wonderful that the citizens in Long County support the schools ...
  • Community mourns passing of 911 director Community mourns passing of 911 director Liberty County Administrator Joey Brown called Tom Wahl one of the most knowledgeable 911 directors in the state and a man who had a lasting impact on Liberty County's emergency communications. Tuesday, friends and family mourned Wahl's passing. The Pennsylvania native was found dead in his home Monday when coworkers went to check on him after he didn't come in ...
  • Long County High School getting new principal Long County High School getting new principal New basketball coaches also named at Monday's school board meeting Long County High School will get a new principal and new head coaches beginning next fall. Assistant principal Sherry Lester will take over July 1 as principal when David Edwards, who is now the school's principal, moves to the Board of Education office to become the school system's chief financial officer. The personnel change was among a number of appointments ...
  • Liberty 911 director found dead in home Liberty 911 director found dead in home Liberty County 911 Director Tom Wahl was found dead Monday at his home in Hinesville, according to Deputy Coroner Terry Satterfield. Satterfield said Wahl apparently passed away sometime Sunday, and when he didn't show up for work Monday fellow employees became concerned and summoned police.
  • Coastal Solar adding new line of products Coastal Solar adding new line of products Coastal Solar, an energy and financial solutions company serving the Southeast, has agreed to become a SunPower commercial dealer, joining a network of companies that sell, install and service SunPower products. SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) is one of the nation's top providers of solar solutions and services. "We are proud to be part of an elite group of companies that SunPower ...
  • Three LCSS schools are Reading Bowl champions Three LCSS schools are Reading Bowl champions The Liberty County School System has three Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl champions -Lyman Hall Elementary School, Midway Middle School and Bradwell Institute. The schools earned first place for their grade level at the state finals Saturday at the University of Georgia in Athens. Bradwell now has a fourth championship trophy to add to its collection. Check back with the Coastal ...
  • Police dog gets early retirement Police dog gets early retirement City council also OKs $400k wastewater treatment control system One of Hinesville's four-legged finest is getting an early retirement.Pali of the Hinesville Police Department K-9 Unit will retire after 3 and a half years with the department, where he worked in evidence recovery, human detection, suspect control and drug interdiction, police say. The dog, which cost $12,000, is being retired early because his handler left the department and the ...
  • Chamber buys historic home Chamber buys historic home Will serve as Liberty Chamber and CVB offices After years of looking for a new home the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau found a site to suit them in the historic Bacon-Fraser House.The home is at 208 East Court St. in Hinesville and stands on 2.5 acres of land.The Bacon-Fraser House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a Liberty ...
  • Upgrades to 911 system coming Upgrades to 911 system coming County hopes new sales tax revenue helps limit shortfalls The Liberty County Commissioners approved on Thursday a $438,000 purchase of software needed for a major upgrade of the 911 system. A committee of officials chose Tyler Technologies for the law enforcement, fire and emergency medical service parts of the computer-aided dispatch system. The money is part of $2.1 million in the county's latest Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax ...

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