The deployment that was thought to be four months away is now six weeks away, and it may last longer for the entire division, the 3rd Infantry Division commander told reporters Friday afternoon.
Investigators are not sure what caused a Beechcraft 36 private passenger plane to fall from the sky Friday night into a Fort Stewart training area killing all four passengers on board.
Ludowici City Council voted to adopt a Certified City of Ethics program this past Tuesday during its February meeting, and is looking into applying for recognition as a Certified City of Ethics.
Kevin and Angie Butler have had a big share of life's problems but trouble has not stopped them from realizing their life's dream of opening a restaurant.
Long County Chief Magistrate Judge Marie Middleton has been performing marriage ceremonies for nearly 10 years.
Hinesville police officer Larry Milton has faced many difficult situations in his 35 years of serving in law enforcement. But nothing can compare with the battle he has been facing since 2000.
By Daisy Pleasant Jones
ATLANTA - After agreeing to change some language, Sen. Eric Johnson's Senate Bill 1 passed by committee substitute in a 54-0 vote in the Georgia Senate on Monday.
It's a gift to the community that's been 20 years in the making, and one that began with a promise among two Liberty County siblings, both now deceased, and a New York attorney.
Jim Thomas, 30-year Liberty County resident, announces his candidacy for the mayor of Hinesville.
"Before you cut, call," is the advice Sonny Timmerman, director of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, gives to anyone thinking about removing trees.
Although hundreds of Taylors Creek Elementary School students can say 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch read to them, only one student can say he was given a personalized gift from the commanding general.
Long County Pre-Release Center Unit Manager Bobby Rowland recently shared a possible plan for saving taxpayers money - inmate labor.
Yellow bows are one way to show support for the military, and local credit union workers spent more than two hours Wednesday making 100 bows to show support that lasts.
With the looming prospect of delivering more than 700 babies this year, officials and doctors at Liberty Regional Medical Center recently met with Rep. Jack Kingston to discuss plans to expand the hospital's maternity ward.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.
The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.
Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:
The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.
The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.
Mayor Jim Thomas talked Thursday about the importance of everyone in Hinesville and Liberty County relaying their thoughts on the potential loss of troops from Fort Stewart.
According to the Weather Channel, the term "dog days of summer" goes back to Roman astronomers and the brilliant, blue-white star called Sirius, the "dog star."
Several months ago, as he waited for his coffee at a local coffee shop, Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards noticed the eatery was filled with people sipping their drinks, eating sandwiches and "playing" on electronic devices.
Local resident L.G. Mitcham recently approached the Long County Commission about reports that the county might sell water to an adjoining community.
Hinesville leaders conducted a first-ever "windshield tour" of city streets and sidewalks Monday afternoon.
A rogue donkey generated buzz this afternoon in Long County when sheriff's office deputies showed up on Lanier Road and attempted to round up the four-legged critter around 1 p.m. They had no luck, though, and the donkey eventually ran off into the woods.
The Hinesville Rotary Club is planning to host its first-ever fishing tournament Sept. 20, according to club member and tourney coordinator Mark Germonprez.
U.S. Army Garrison for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield has a new command sergeant major. Command Sgt. Maj. Myron Lewis assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted soldier Friday morning during a change-of-responsibility ceremony at Club Stewart.
The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday appointed Robert Poppell as the city's new police chief. In the past 2½ years, four different people have led the department - T.J. Gaskin, James Rogers Sr., James Steiner and now Poppell.
The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday moved one step closer to securing a McDonald's for the city. Real-estate agent Jimmy Shaken addressed the council on behalf of the proposed location's property buyer.