A bill that would give vouchers to parents of special needs students squeaked its way out of a key Georgia House committee last week.
Three Liberty County families are struggling to rebuild after unrelated fires destroyed or heavily damaged their homes. All of them are in need of donations.
The Liberty County Library Board was sharply focused Monday on a new main library for Hinesville and relocation of the Midway/Riceboro Branch to the Midway community center complex.
State Rep. Al Williams of Midway is among a handful of Georgia legislators who have had their state paychecks garnished because of delinquent income tax.
The Liberty County Development Authority attempted a meeting Thursday, but the only clear decision reached was to try to meet again at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Law enforcement personnel from throughout the area attended a cookout in their honor Thursday.
What started as a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning led to a drug bust that netted 75 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $250,000, according to authorities.
The preservation of the marshlands along the Georgia coast faces an uncertain future as development and population growth are expected to rise in the area.
Several residents from the Sand Hill area attended the April meeting of the Long County Commission and voiced their desires for a recreation park in their neighborhood.
An intergovernmental agreement among Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County has been reached to create and maintain a non-profit organization to promote tourism, trade shows and conventions. The organization will be funded by a five percent hotel/motel tax revenue, which was previously allocated to the Liberty County Development Authority.
Liberty County officials are currently corralling the 10 percent of the public who are delinquent in paying their property taxes.
Midway is officially "a city on the move;" at least it will be on May 19, the second annual Midway Day.
Hinesville City Council discussed a number of issues during its meeting last week, including:
A Long County employee was killed Monday when the motor grader he was driving was struck by a train at the Simmons Cross Roads in Long County.
The driver in a fatal one-vehicle wreck in which two people were also seriously injured in Liberty County Thursday afternoon has been charged in the incident.
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.
Newly appointed Municipal Court Judge Kenneth Pangburn and prosecuting attorney Richard E. Braun Jr. took their respective oaths of office Tuesday afternoon in the Hinesville Room at city hall.
Four coastal Georgia communities recently were awarded community-development grants from the state totaling nearly $1.9 million.
A small, enthusiastic group gathered Saturday for the grand opening of the Liberty County Democrats' campaign office in Hinesville.
The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted Christy Divine, marketing and development director and foundation manager for Live Oak Public Libraries, at its regular meeting Tuesday.
The Coastal Resource Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources routinely sends out health advisories when coastal waters are found to be contaminated.
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.
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