The city of Midway is expanding its one-man police department by adding two part-time police officers and buying a used vehicle for them to use.
When Ramona Parchman moved to Hinesville from New Castle, Pa. in 1997, she was preparing for a fresh start with her son's new start-up business.
The decision on whether to install cameras at specified traffic lights hinges on the votes of two Hinesville city councilmen Thursday.
Sheriff Cecil Nobles addressed Long County commissioners during their May meeting asking for support in cracking down on problems with four-wheelers and ATVs in the county.
By Patty Leon
An anticipated public outcry has mustered in Liberty County following the arrival of this year's property tax assessments.
The Walthourville City Council moved one step closer to honoring one of the city's most celebrated residents during its meeting Tuesday night.
The director of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a level two drought response across the state and will require all Georgians to follow a more stringent outdoor water-use schedule.
The Liberty County school board Tuesday approved a finalization of the uniform dress code policy allowing jewelry in piercings in ear lobes only.
A tropical storm watch that had been issued for the coast along South Georgia and Florida has been discontinued, the National Weather Service announced Thursday morning.
In the wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech, Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine reported to the Virginia-Pilot newspaper, that he was working on legislation to close a loophole in the state's gun laws.
After a three-week standoff with Republican leaders in the Georgia House, Gov. Sonny Perdue withdrew his veto of the midyear budget on Tuesday, opting instead to give a line-item veto for a one-time tax rebate for Georgia property owners.
The death of a Kansas policeman Tuesday from injuries suffered during the massive wave of storms that swept that area Friday was felt on Fort Stewart, as a young soldier readied to deploy to Iraq.
Hinesville city officials may have a plan to lessen the impact of storm-water pollution, which has reportedly played a significant role in disrupting the ecosystem of the marshes.
Some defendants, including Richmond Hill's Gregg Allman, have been dropped from a lawsuit regarding the death of Sarah Elizabeth Jones on Feb. 20.
The media player at left holds a copy of the sample ballot that ran in Sunday's Coastal Couirer. You can download it by clicking on the icon in the playerl.
More complaints of inadequate drainage were heard by Long County commissioners during their recent monthly meeting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Liberty County voters will get a chance to vote in the upcoming midterm election on a Sunday, after the county commission approved a resolution Tuesday. It allows voters to cast ballots on Oct. 26 ahead of the Nov. 4 elections.
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