A daylong standoff between the Long County Sheriff's Department and a local man in the Sand Hill Area of the county, ended in an apparent suicide on Sunday.
Sixty-watt bulbs, used in place of 40-watt bulbs, have been determined to be the cause of a blaze that heavily damaged a church annex Friday, according to authorities.
A Long County man, Dudley Epling, 70, who lived in the Sand Hill area, held police at bay for several hours Sunday and then took his own life instead of surrendering to law enforcement authorities.
Hinesville lies on the cusp of progression as redevelopment efforts are expected to unfold this summer.
By Joe Parker Jr.
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center met with the Long County Land Development Code Committee for a workshop Thursday - the first meeting between the two entities aimed at establishing a zoning and regulation land code ordinance for the county.
A number of contentious bills did not make it to the Georgia Senate floor last week, signaling the end of their run in this year's legislative session.
The Liberty County Development Authority is close to completing its delinquent report of finances for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2006, and has awarded a contract to help with yet-to-file historic preservation annual monitoring reports, the first of which was due in March 2006.
U.S. Army Capt. Bryan Ash acted decisively as he rescued a man from the fiery wreckage of an overturned vehicle last fall.
A Ludowici woman died in a fatal one-car accident in Walthourville on Saturday.
Family and friends came out Wednesday night to say goodbye and remember a teen killed in a train accident earlier this week.
By John Deike
A bill approved by the Georgia House of Representatives on Tuesday could make fewer children eligible for the PeachCare for Kids program.
A new program is supposed to attract Fort Stewart personnel downtown and give civilians the reason and means to revive and revitalize the historic area.
During a 24-hour period, law enforcement officers often make several trips driving inmates to court in downtown Hinesville, tying up manpower and heightening security concerns.
A strong proponent in the preservation of historic Allenhurst was found dead Wednesday night.
Amanda Cox, a Liberty County native who was mayor pro-tem of Allenhurst, has died, according to Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce.
Dwight Gordon is the new chairman of the Long County Commission.
MARIETTA, Ga. – A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.
The city of Hinesville renamed West Mills Avenue during a ceremony held Jan. 3 where West Mills intersects with Rebecca Street. To posthumously honor Edelle Osgood, a local resident who served the community and city for many years, the street now bears her name.
The sixth of 12 community-planning meetings will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Dorchester Village Civic Center, 1804 Islands Highway in Midway. The meeting, hosted by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, will let area residents offer input on the next comprehensive plan.
Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, members of the consular corps, my fellow Georgians:
Peter J. Meyer, a Vietnam veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star, was laid to rest with military honors at the United States Military Academy at West Point Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earl L. "Buddy" Carter was sworn in to the 114th United States Congress Tuesday as the representative for Georgia's First Congressional District, which covers Liberty and Long counties.
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