WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet has honored U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston with its "People's Choice Award for Online Politician of the Year" during a ceremony here.
A daylong standoff between the Long County Sheriff's Department and a local man in the Sand Hill Area of the county, ended in an apparent suicide on Sunday.
Sixty-watt bulbs, used in place of 40-watt bulbs, have been determined to be the cause of a blaze that heavily damaged a church annex Friday, according to authorities.
A Long County man, Dudley Epling, 70, who lived in the Sand Hill area, held police at bay for several hours Sunday and then took his own life instead of surrendering to law enforcement authorities.
Hinesville lies on the cusp of progression as redevelopment efforts are expected to unfold this summer.
By Joe Parker Jr.
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center met with the Long County Land Development Code Committee for a workshop Thursday - the first meeting between the two entities aimed at establishing a zoning and regulation land code ordinance for the county.
A number of contentious bills did not make it to the Georgia Senate floor last week, signaling the end of their run in this year's legislative session.
The Liberty County Development Authority is close to completing its delinquent report of finances for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2006, and has awarded a contract to help with yet-to-file historic preservation annual monitoring reports, the first of which was due in March 2006.
U.S. Army Capt. Bryan Ash acted decisively as he rescued a man from the fiery wreckage of an overturned vehicle last fall.
A Ludowici woman died in a fatal one-car accident in Walthourville on Saturday.
Family and friends came out Wednesday night to say goodbye and remember a teen killed in a train accident earlier this week.
By John Deike
A bill approved by the Georgia House of Representatives on Tuesday could make fewer children eligible for the PeachCare for Kids program.
A new program is supposed to attract Fort Stewart personnel downtown and give civilians the reason and means to revive and revitalize the historic area.
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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