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.
What started as a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning led to a drug bust that netted 75 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $250,000, according to authorities.
The preservation of the marshlands along the Georgia coast faces an uncertain future as development and population growth are expected to rise in the area.
Several residents from the Sand Hill area attended the April meeting of the Long County Commission and voiced their desires for a recreation park in their neighborhood.
An intergovernmental agreement among Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County has been reached to create and maintain a non-profit organization to promote tourism, trade shows and conventions. The organization will be funded by a five percent hotel/motel tax revenue, which was previously allocated to the Liberty County Development Authority.
Liberty County officials are currently corralling the 10 percent of the public who are delinquent in paying their property taxes.
Midway is officially "a city on the move;" at least it will be on May 19, the second annual Midway Day.
Hinesville City Council discussed a number of issues during its meeting last week, including:
Two wrongful-death lawsuits were filed Tuesday in Bryan County Superior Court in connection with the Interstate 16 pileup that killed five Georgia Southern University nursing students last month, and a third is expected soon.
The child who drowned in a family pool has been identified by Long County authorities as Luke Aaron Paton.
Long County High School freshman Holden Riddle is enthusiastic about U.S. government.
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