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  • Mayor hopes to boost Bryan support for base Mayor hopes to boost Bryan support for base RICHMOND HILL - In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.The post, which has an annual total economic impact of $4.9 billion, stretches over five counties ...
  • Walthourville business featured Walthourville business featured Series focuses on products from USA A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.Maxwell House is partnering with Coolfire Productions and Mr. Here Productions to create a digital-content series called "Made Right Here," featuring people around the nation who make American products. For the Oct. 20 segment, series co-hosts Max Wastler and Joe Gannon have selected Walthourville-based business Lawn Chair ...
  • Details of ebola deployment announced Details of ebola deployment announced Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post. The soldiers will deploy in early November and serve as a liaison between Army and military organizations and United States Agency for International Development, Department of State and other U.S. and international ...
  • Winn Hospital gets new senior enlisted leader Winn Hospital gets new senior enlisted leader Winn Army Community Hospital has a new command sergeant major. Command Sgt. Jeffrey L. Bridges assumed responsibility Tuesday morning as the senior enlisted leader for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Medical Department Activity Command during a formal ceremony at Marne Garden. Prior to the change of responsibility ceremony, outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph L. Cecil was recognized by Winn ACH and ...
  • 'Mint' doesn't deliver purchased coins 'Mint' doesn't deliver purchased coins Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Oct. 21 Recent reports filed at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office included:Oct. 1• Fraudulent attempts to obtain refunds (allegedly) - A complainant said that a man contacted him about buying coins from the Mint State Group. The complainant said he authorized a purchase in the amount of $2,995 to be debited from his account, and that he later received a receipt of ...
  • 3rd ID's DIVARTY reactivated 3rd ID's DIVARTY reactivated Ten years ago, 3rd Infantry Division Artillery was inactivated as the Army transitioned to a modular force. One year ago, the 42nd Fires Brigade was activated at Fort Stewart. Last Friday, the 42ndFires Brigade was inactivated and the 3rd ID's "DIVARTY" was reactivated during a formal ceremony at Marne Garden. With 3rd ID and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Commander Maj. ...
  • Hospital CEO on state ebola team Hospital CEO on state ebola team Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency-management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.Liberty Regional Medical Center CEO Scott Kroell was selected for the team."Those who have been chosen to serve on ...
  • Crash was apparent murder-suicide attemp Crash was apparent murder-suicide attemp Note reportedly found at RH motel A fatal wreck Saturday afternoon on Highway 301 in Long County appears to have ties to an incident that occurred at a Richmond Hill hotel earlier that day.Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton said a Royal Inn housekeeper found a suicide note and blood spatters in the room that previously had been occupied by Gerard Pepin, 62, and Gina ...
  • Credit union marks special day Credit union marks special day Interstate Credit Union's Midway branch celebrated International Credit Union Day on Oct. 16.Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington signed a proclamation honoring the day.International Credit Union Day is an annual event to commemorate the credit-union movement's impact and achievements. Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that provide an alternative to for-profit financial institutions for nearly 208 million members in 103 countries ...
  • Groundbreaking for Tradeport pipeline Groundbreaking for Tradeport pipeline Atlanta Gas Light and Liberty County Development Authority officials held a groundbreaking Thursday at the Tradeport East Business Center in Midway for the start of construction on a $9.7 million natural-gas pipeline. The 9.8-mile high-pressure gas line is the first of several customer-growth expansion projects planned in Georgia. It will serve Tradeport East Business Center, Midway Industrial Park and Tradeport ...
  • Tombstone damaged in Taylors Creek Cemetery Tombstone damaged in Taylors Creek Cemetery Recent reports filed with the Hinesville POlice Department include: Sept. 29• Hit and run - A woman came home and found that someone had struck her mailbox, knocking it over and damaging it. She said the mail carrier had to deliver her mail to her front door due to the extent of the damage and the rain.• Theft by taking ...
  • Council briefed on sewage overflow Council briefed on sewage overflow Hinesville City Council members were briefed Thursday by City Engineer Paul Simonton and Robbie Norby, project manager of underground utilities for public-works contractor CH2MHILL, about a sewage overflow that occurred Oct. 3 According to Simonton, around 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, a collection-system operator discovered sewage overflowing from a manhole cover on the force main sewer line that runs from ...
  • Walthourville city councilman arrested Walthourville city councilman arrested Agents seen removing alcohol containers A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence. Special Agent in Charge Ronald Huckaby said ...
  • Fatal wreck may stem from RH hotel incident Fatal wreck may stem from RH hotel incident Florida woman killed in wreck on Highway 301 A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton. A housekeeping staffer at the hotel, which has not been named, reportedly found a ...
  • Three in critical condition after wreck Three in critical condition after wreck Three people were injured Tuesday night in a single-car crash in Long County. Georgia State Patrol Trooper Harry Middleton identified the victims as Lauria Meadows, 25, of Allenhurst, Marcus Alexander, 29, of Glennville and Shevon Ford, 19, address unknown. The men are listed in critical condition in Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. They were initially taken to Liberty ...
  • Liberty Countians should take advantage of local history, site directors say Liberty Countians should take advantage of local history, site directors say Liberty County teems with history. From Revolutionary and Civil War sites to major cultural, art and ecological centers, residents and visitors could spend days traveling the county, taking in all the history that Liberty has to offer. But many locals are not aware of the historical significance that surrounds them – and if they are, they're not taking the time ...
  • Local cyclist working for more bike paths in Liberty Local cyclist working for more bike paths in Liberty Looks to increase ‘foot-and-pedal traffic,’ connect community Keith Martin sees a problem in Liberty County. The avid cyclist and fitness enthusiast loves riding his bike throughout the area, but he would like to see more bike lanes installed so he and his fellow riders can enjoy more safely the county's natural beauty. That's why he's petitioning the Georgia Department of Transportation to add bike lanes to the ...
  • Former first lady campaigns for grandson Former first lady campaigns for grandson Rosalynn Carter stops in Liberty County Former first lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter made a stop in Hinesville on Saturday morning to campaign for her grandson, state Sen. Jason Carter, who is running on the Democratic ticket for governor of Georgia against incumbent Nathan Deal.Carter spoke to a small group of supporters at the La Quinta Inn on East Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington.The group ...
  • Veterans using pickup to raise awareness Veterans using pickup to raise awareness Former soldiers using pickup to raise awareness Randy C. Murray Retired Army Sgt. 1stClass Angel Sanabria and former soldier Jamal Scott want to raise awareness about the service and sacrifice of America's military while also informing today's young service men and women about the support they have available from veterans' service organizations when they leave they service. Sanabria, a ...
  • Allman files claim against producers Allman files claim against producers Singer seeks dismissal from family's suit LOS ANGELES - Singer Gregg Allman, the subject of the "Midnight Rider" film project, has filed a new claim against the producers of "Midnight Rider," contending that they agreed to indemnify him from any liability for the Feb. 20 accident on the set that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured eight others.Allman, in a filing Tuesday in Chatham County ...

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