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.
Sources say crews are still working to restore power to the area around North Main Street and Gen. Stewart Way, where a tree reportedly fell and downed power lines.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama won the reliably Democratic Northeast, and Republican Mitt Romney secured his Republican conservative base Tuesday night in a tense duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.
"I was really nervous about how it would go due to New York and New Jersey being hit by that hurricane, but President Obama has shown to be a strong leader through it." - Kibwana Burks, Independent
WASHINGTON - Rising prices and unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through, with 4 in 10 saying the nation's economy is getting better.
If you've ever said, "there's nothing to do in Liberty County," we've got the fix that will reintroduce you to the area, whether it's your hometown or a temporary station.
A 59-year-old man died after he was stabbed multiple times Tuesday after-
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court stayed Monday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a fellow prison inmate, saying it would review a defense challenge based on the state's recent switch to a single-drug injection.
VIENNA - Piggy bank has a new meaning in a town east of Vienna after a surveillance camera caught a wild pig on a night foray to a local branch of one of Austria's financial institutions.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will meet Friday with troops, veterans and military families at Fort Stewart in Hinesville, according to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who released the news during a Friday afternoon briefing but provided no additional details.
After serving 14 years of a life sentence, Billy Crowder has become eligible for parole and currently is under review by the Georgia Department of Pardons and Paroles Board.
Representatives from Liberty County governments and organizations will convene Wednesday through Friday for the annual Liberty County county-wide planning workshop.
ATLANTA - George Holtzman of Hinesville is among the honorees in the inaugural class of the Georgia Realtors Hall of Fame.
An area animal rescue group is taking care of a dog that had been burned with hot grease and was found about two weeks ago wandering around Burger King on E.G. Miles Parkway.
A male and a female were found dead around 1 p.m. Tuesday by two fishermen on a trail near Morgan Lake in Long County, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Mike McDaniel said. Officials are investigating what they believe to be a double homicide.
Some defendants, including Richmond Hill's Gregg Allman, have been dropped from a lawsuit regarding the death of Sarah Elizabeth Jones on Feb. 20.
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More complaints of inadequate drainage were heard by Long County commissioners during their recent monthly meeting.
RICHMOND HILL - In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency-management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
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.
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