One of Liberty County's most distinguished citizens, Charles M. Jones, 76, died Wednesday at Hospice of Savannah.
The Hinesville City Council will soon decide whether to spend millions to conceivably save millions in a complex development deal.
Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Sonny Perdue declared a state of emergency in 21 counties in southeast Georgia.
Liberty County was one of the state's big winners when the Georgia General Assembly recently passed the $20.2 billion fiscal year 2008 budget.
Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County have agreed to share almost a quarter million in tax dollars to aid tourism, but a law could paralyze the effort by slapping heavy restrictions on their spending.
Firefighters who battled a 90-acre blaze in Long County Monday were able to stop the flames from consuming at least one home.
Liberty County Republicans have recently been active in county and district conventions.
Raging forest fires, water scarcity and environmental decay are just a few major dilemmas resulting from this year's statewide drought.
During an all-day retreat this week at The Heritage Bank, the Liberty County Board of Education decided to stick with its five goals developed with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The board plans to make the information available to the public.
"It's shocking when we go and serve a search warrant at a house and they have a toddler walking around while a pile of marijuana is just sitting on top of the table, readily accessible," said an agent with the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement (MACE) drug task force who asked that his name not be revealed to protect his identity.
A 3-year-old boy cries himself to sleep each night from lack of food. A 12-year-old girl wanders the streets during the day instead of going to school. A family of four kids and two parents live in a bug infested, dilapidated trailer without running water.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is cracking down on the city of Walthourville for its water use.
As African American slaves once inhabited this area years ago, a hint of irony lingers since they too lived in a county predicated on and named for its liberty.
State Rep. Al Williams is not giving up on his goal for Georgia to issue an official apology for slavery.
Liberty County's Relay for Life has proven to be a huge success, with more than $163,000 in donations being raised for the American Cancer Society, according to organizers.
Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Federal and state authorities apparently removed students from housing at a private school in Ludowici Wednesday afternoon.
A two-vehicle accident on Highway 84 in Hinesville sent one woman to a hospital Wednesday. According to Hinesville Police Patrol Officer Jimmel Hargrove, the accident occurred around 12:15 pm.
Hinesville Rotarians were given an up-close look at the new fundraising campaign for Savannah Technical College at their meeting Tuesday at the college's Liberty Campus.
A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
A jury was selected and the trial started this week in federal court in Savannah in the death of a Fort Stewart soldier.
Bryan County Emergency Services could be the next public-safety agency to seek compensation from insurance companies for the cost of responding to vehicle crashes.
The 11 Black Men of Liberty County will host the 21st Annual Scholarship Banquet at the Club Stewart Ballroom on Saturday. A reception will be held from 6:15-6:45 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7 p.m.
The Lewis & Clark Circus will take place at Bryant Commons Park Saturday and Sunday.
The Dorchester Village Civic Center will host a dedication of the Dennis Christiansen Pavilion at 3 p.m. Sunday.
A probation revocation hearing for the man accused of injuring a former Liberty County deputy at the Port of Savannah was continued until May 5.
Today's Downtown Farmers Market has been canceled because of the rain, according to a release from Hinesville Downtown Development Authority.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public meeting Tuesday on proposed offshore drilling along the Georgia coast.
Allen Brown, who served as Hinesville mayor from 1992-99, announced Thursday he intends to run again for the office.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. hopes to build a pipeline through the Southeast, including an offshoot that would run through Liberty County.
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