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.
After almost three years of studies and cost analysis, the commissioners and city officials of Liberty County agreed to implement a transit system last week.
May 19 is the date selected for the second annual Midway Day festival and the city's police department will contribute numerous public safety events and displays in addition to the school, church and civic groups that participated in the first Midway Day last year.
A 16-year-old boy was killed Monday night in Walthourville when he tried to run across a railroad track in front of an Amtrak train on Talmadge Road, near city hall.
By Daisy Jones
The Long County ESPLOST one-percent sales tax passed overwhelmingly Tuesday - 351 to 13 or more than 96 percent approval.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The controversial issue of government consolidation came up - sort of - at Liberty's Countywide Planning Workshop this week.
The few Liberty County voters who cast ballots Tuesday in a referendum on a sales tax for schools overwhelmingly approved the measure.
The night before he and the rest of the Headquarters Co. deployed to Iraq, Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart, spoke about his thoughts and expectations for the division's time in the war-torn country.
As part of a six-stop caravan headed toward the Gulf Coast, members of the Veterans for Peace organization rolled into Hinesville in their vibrant buses Wednesday afternoon to host an anti-Iraq war protest.
Having something to do to combat boredom and negativity drew more than 90 Liberty County students to Fort Stewart's Youth Center for the Future Leaders Conference March 12-15.
The city council is preparing for a green future as members take on new engineering measures to make Hinesville a part of the WaterFirst Community Program.
The Hinesville City Council focused on development, and worked with local police and fire departments to broaden their services.
While support for a state apology concerning slavery is slow coming, a bill in the Senate that would designate April as Confederate History and Heritage month in Georgia passed through the Senate Rules Committee with zero opposition.
In addition to hearing that Liberty and Bryan counties should reduce their withdrawal from the Floridan aquifer, Hinesville city leaders discussed other water-related issues last week during their annual planning workshop on St. Simons Island.
Hinesville city leaders agreed to take a closer look at the city's ordinance for alcoholic-beverage licenses during their annual planning workshop last week.
Highway 119 from its intersection with Highway 144 on Fort Stewart to the post's north boundary will be closed for about an hour Thursday afternoon.
A child reported abducted Monday night is safe and with his mother, according to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Chris Reed
Hinesville city leaders on Friday completed two days discussing issues that affect Hinesville residents and setting goals for the coming year during this year's planning workshop on St. Simons Island.