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.
Third Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch and division Command Sgt. Jesse Andrews along with hundreds of headquarters troops left for Iraq Tuesday morning, joining more than 6,000 Marne soldiers already engaged in combat operations.
As members of the Georgia General Assembly returned to the Capitol on Monday, debates were already stirring over whether Georgia should follow in the footsteps of other states and apologize for its involvement in a dark part of American history.
Three Bryan County High School students were killed Wednesday morning in a wreck on Highway 119 just north of Pembroke.
Veterans for Peace will sponsor a vigil from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday outside Fort Stewart's main gate at 229 Gen. Screven Way.
If - or when - a natural or manmade disaster strikes Liberty County, local officials have a set of ordinances in place to allow them to deal with the situation.
The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election Tuesday will determine if the Liberty County Board of Education can raise more than $33 million from the penny tax to build and maintain its educational facilities.
Construction on a $19 million judicial center is projected to begin late this summer - an effort generally considered to be a major step in revitalizing the downtown area of Hinesville.
Long County Commissioners approved during their March meeting to have the University of Georgia conduct a Growth Impact Assessment study.
During this past week's county commission meeting, the board approved a proposal to develop a master fire plan that members hope will provide adequate protection to all of Liberty County.
The Liberty County Board of Education is looking a new school superintendent.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will have an Operation Yellow Bow Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Veterans Park on Main Street and Memorial Drive.
During this month's county commission meeting, concerned residents of Liberty County's first district awaited a vote concerning the burying of storm water pipes on Youman's Road in conjunction with the construction of the Yellow Bluff Development.
Just hours after a store clerk was reportedly robbed Tuesday at knifepoint and sexually assaulted, Hinesville Police Department arrested 23-year-old Christopher Fletcher in connection with the incident.
A Ludowici man remains in critical condition following a two-vehicle wreck that snarled traffic for about an hour Tuesday morning on Airport Road near Briarwood Court, according to Hinesville police.
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.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Rosalynn Carter, former President Jimmy Carter's wife, will host an event at 10 a.m. Saturday at the LaQuinta Inn to campaign for her grandson, State Sen. Jason Carter, who is running for governor. The public is welcome.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Progress Through People Luncheon On Thursday, October 9that 12 noon. The Luncheon is sponsored by the Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and will feature a panel discussion with the directors of some of Liberty County's historic sites and attractions.
A vandal or vandals did extensive damage to a football field Monday at the Long County Recreation Complex.
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