Despite a number of Timberlane Circle and Pineview Street residents voicing outright opposition to Hinesville's Bryant Commons park project, the project will move forward, city officials said. Hinesville city council members listened to residents' concerns over excessive noise, increased traffic and security during a public forum Thursday at City Hall.
Wind has apparently caused problems with power in parts of Hinesville. Maintenance personnel for Georgia Power told Coastal Courier employees that wind had knocked out one of the feeder lines into the city, knocking out power in some areas and causing brownouts in others. The Courier office and others along south Main Street were among those affected. With line crews still working, Georgia Power estimated it would be late afternoon when the problem was fixed. ...
If everything goes according to plan, Liberty County will have a new Department of Family and Children Services building and construction will begin as early as January.
County contractors felled a stand of oak trees Thursday, mostly water oaks, to prepare for paving the Justice Center's new parking lot on M.L. King Jr. Drive in Hinesville. To comply with a land-clearing and tree-protection ordinance, the county must replant trees to meet the ordinance's 50 percent shade coverage objective.
At his swearing-in on the courthouse steps Tuesday morning, Sheriff Steve Sikes pledged to serve all the citizens of Liberty County and mend a rift among voters caused by a close runoff election.
Community residents gathered Thursday night in Ludowici for Long County's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Local veterans have voiced concern over recent proposed changes to TRICARE and military retirement pay recommended by two federal debt panels in an attempt to reduce the government's unwieldy deficit.
The Hinesville City Council decided Thursday to use fifth brigade remediation funds to pay off debt and set the remainder aside for future projects.
Parts of Hinesville have come a long way in the beauty department. During a Tuesday night reception, jazzy piano numbers and chatter filled the air as community members and city and county officials celebrated the community's progress. "First and foremost, 'A New Memorial Showcase,' is a celebration of the completion of the Memorial Drive realignment project," said Vicki Davis, director of Hinesville Downtown Development Authority. "Although the main portions of the project have been complete ...
The Liberty County Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7. The agenda is as follows:
The Long County Development Authority voted Tuesday to give a little more than a half acre of land at the industrial site to the Long County Commission to build an animal control facility.
Liberty County residents keeping an eye on their mailboxes and their checkbooks can expect their tax bills soon. The statements will be sent out as early as next week, Liberty County Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones said.
With 12 of 13 precincts reporting, Steve Sikes was the winner in a race for Liberty County Sheriff in Tuesday's runoff election. He received a total of 3,490 votes as of 8:15 p.m. His opponent, Warren Waye, received a total of 3,258 votes, a nail-biting 232-vote spread.
Liberty County voters will elect one of two men for sheriff Tuesday in a runoff election. Candidates Steve Sikes and Warren Waye tallied the most votes among a crowded field of seven candidates in a Nov. 2 special election. Since neither top candidate got 50 percent plus one of the final vote, the Nov. 30 runoff was called by the state. The special election was called to coincide with the general election to fill the ...
Midway officials are looking at a draft 2011 general fund budget that cuts almost $3,000 from the $861,000 current budget. But it's not easy going.
The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people - a juvenile female and a man - have been arrested in Long County in connection with the fatal shooting.
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