The Liberty County Board of Education had a goal-setting retreat Monday and found their goals inextricably tied to the need for finding a new superintendent.
ATLANTA - A construction manager is all smiles after winning $250,000 in the April 6 Mega Millions drawing.
Tensions surfaced Thursday as Hinesville City Council members disputed the necessity of installing red-light cameras in town.
The recent shooting spree at Virginia Tech by Seung-Hui Cho, 23, has many colleges and universities reviewing their security measures and policies to ensure students' safety.
When Georgia Southern University student Christy Curry awoke Monday morning, she had no idea within one lecture period 33 people would be dead on a college campus in Blacksburg, Va.
Details from Friday-Saturday's Liberty County Relay for Life were still coming in Saturday afternoon, but it was pretty clear that it was a success.
Editor's note: There was a brief AP report Friday morning that said the bills that exempt minor home repairs from increasing tax assessments in Liberty County passed the Georgia General Assembly Thursday night. We'll have more on that Sunday.
Millions of critters and mosquitoes are planning their rebirth in Liberty County, and, unfortunately, they're imminently headed to a neighborhood near you.
Two Long County houses were destroyed in separate blazes Sunday night - neither related to the wildfire that consumed an estimated 1,600 acres, authorities said.
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.
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.
Several people have been injured in a multiple-vehicle accident on Highway 144 East at mile marker 14 Fort Stewart after a head-on collision earlier this afternoon. No fatalities have been reported and the road should be open shortly, according to Fort Stewart PAO Maj. Matthew Fontaine.
On Monday, vandals extensively damaged a football field at the Long County Recreation Complex. Sheriff Craig Nobles said that sometime after 10:30 p.m., a two-wheel drive vehicle was driven on the wet field, causing an estimated $,4000 to $5,000 worth of damage. He said it is believed that the vehicle was a pickup truck, but that could not be confirmed as of Wednesday.
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