Penny taxes spent by people shopping locally are averaging $500,000 a month in revenue for the Liberty County Board of Education to spend on building projects.
Midway City Council voted Monday to purchase 900 new water meters to replace old, inaccurate or obsolete models in use now. Correct metering is expected to increase the city's water revenue.
Liberty County officials are hoping to improve wastewater management and draw new industries by building a new facility within a few years.
Georgia's PeachCare for Kids will officially stop accepting new enrollments Monday while the state and federal government strive to work out the program's funding problem.
Although graduation is just a couple of months away, Liberty County high school seniors Susan Ann Talley and Michael John Charlton were named top academic achievers at the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition Luncheon on Feb. 28.
The man accused in the stabbing death of a Raintree Apartment Complex resident was denied bond on Friday.
A Hinesville man was killed Friday morning and a Savannah woman was seriously when the vehicles they were driving collided on Highway 196, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
After years of planning and design, construction of the Midcoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield draws nearer to its Oct. 7 completion date.
The city of Riceboro has the unusual problem of having too much money. But the city council decided Tuesday it has already been spent anyway.
Liberty County Board of Commissioners Chairman John McIver, Flemington Mayor Sandra Martin, Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe and Riceboro Mayor Don Emmons recently signed up the county and its respective municipalities to participate in the statewide Clean Community Challenge.
Two days after a woman was found dead in a closet at her home, a man accused in the stabbing death of the Raintree Apartment Complex woman is in custody.
A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston's office will be in Hinesville on Thursday to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during a Congressional "day office" event.
"Build schools with pennies not property taxes," was the slogan at the ESPLOST breakfast sponsored Tuesday by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
Melvin and Clara Dudley had just dropped by Monday afternoon to console Bishop Bobby Kindley who lost his home Feb. 28 to a fire.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) helped initiate the second phase of a comprehensive transit system plan that would provide public transportation through the rural or non-urban areas of the coastal region.
A homicide was reported in the Kilkenny area of Bryan County on Friday night, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the matter.
Liberty County School System teachers and administrators have begun implementing a multi-tiered behavior prevention and intervention framework known as CHOICES (Children Having Options to Inspire Continuous Elevated Success) for the 2014-2015 school year. The behavior framework blends Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with the Response to Intervention (RTI) framework to provide a holistic approach to student behavioral interventions. CHOICES, which consists of four levels of interventions, is laying the foundation for positive school climates and exceptional student achievement.
Fort Stewart 1 Lt. Daniel Wynn was on his way to Winn Army Hospital on Fort Stewart when his wife, Corina Wynn, gave birth to a baby boy they named David on the side of Leroy Coffer Highway in Liberty County, about half a mile from North Coastal Highway.
Torres Boles was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole Monday after being convicted last week for the death of his 3-year-old daughter in February 2013.
Coastal Liberty County resident John Henderson and his wife, Pam, were out this morning when they saw a waterspout.
Torres Boles was found not guilty of malice murder, guilty of felony murder, guilty of all three cruelty to children charges and guilty of one count of deprivation of a child in the death of his daughter, 3-year-old Andraia Boles. Sentencing will be done at a later date. For a full story, see Friday's Courier.
Forensic scientists testified Tuesday that most of the blood taken from a crime scene in February 2013 was that of 3-year-old Andraia Boles.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
Trash-can placement was an issue raised at Tuesday's monthly Ludowici City Council meeting.
The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
The woman injured Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle accident that involved a school bus has died.
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