The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday tentatively decided to leave the 2011 fiscal year millage rate virtually unchanged, which means taxpayers will see little difference in their property tax bills.
The Warrior Transition Battalion's mission is "to put people back on their feet," 3rd Infantry Division deputy commander Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips said Wednesday during a groundbreaking ceremony for the WTB's new barracks. The WTB currently serves 333 soldiers.
Midway officials are working on a preliminary budget for 2011, which, they say, aims to reduce the $859,163 in city expenditures from 2010. A work session is set for Nov. 22 to complete the budget.
Danzell Richardson was killed last week at the Time Saver convenience store in Long County's Sand Hill area. On Tuesday night, community members gathered in the parking lot where the 18-year-old was slain for a candlelight vigil, which was organized by the Rev. Corth Nelson Jr., pastor of Faith Holiness Temple Church.
There are ample opportunities to thank a veteran for their service to country on Veterans Day. A number of Veterans Day observances and events are being held today and tomorrow in Liberty County and across the coastal region.
In an effort to give redeploying soldiers housing they and their families will be happy to call home, Fort Stewart and Balfour Beatty Communities broke ground Wednesday on a new neighborhood, Marne View. The new development will consist of 92 homes for officers. In addition, 24 new homes for non-commissioned officers will be built in the New Marne development. Marne View is scheduled for completion in November 2011 and the 24 homes in New Marne ...
Hinesville City Attorney Linnie Darden told the city council last week the Colleseum Sports Bar & Grill failed to turn in a required quarterly report detailing the business's food-to-alcohol sales ratio by the end of October. Darden said Wednesday the council will have to decide what steps to take to bring the club into compliance.
At its Oct. 27 meeting in Savannah, the Georgia Board of Natural Resources appointed Don "Rick" Gardner and re-appointed H.E. "Sonny" Timmerman to the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee and the Shore Protection Committee.
Hinesville City Council sent the city's $38.6 million draft budget for fiscal year 2011 back to its budget committee Thursday, directing the committee to "cut deeper." Recommended employee furloughs and a proposed .5 millage rate increase did not sit well with council members.
The economic crisis has pinched many of Georgia's government-funded agencies in the past few years, reducing some state entities' budgets by more than 20 percent.
The sun's first rays cast an early morning glow on Hinesville's streets Saturday as onlookers huddled under frost-covered trees to watch the city's second annual Veterans Day parade.
In a special called meeting Thursday, the Hinesville City Council unanimously approved the use of eminent domain to acquire private property for public utility easements.
After 13 long months, the boss is finally home. 3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and about 35 Division Special Troops Battalion soldiers marched onto Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Friday morning. An enthusiastic but relatively intimate crowd of family members, friends and local veterans waited in growing anticipation.
The top two vote getters vying for Liberty County's top cop position in Tuesday's special election are headed into a runoff Nov. 30. Since neither of the leading candidates received the "50 percent plus 1 majority" of the vote as required by Georgia election law, a runoff was scheduled by the state.
Rita Kilpatrick, the Georgia policy director for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, spoke on behalf of the Georgia Wind Working Group on Thursday during a Coastal Advisory Council meeting. Kilpatrick addressed a 2005 project study that could bring a wind turbine to the waters off the state's coast.
STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.
SAVANNAH - Dr. Bob Johnson of Isle of Hope on Saturday announced his candidacy for Georgia's First Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
After a yearlong closure and almost $750,000 spent on upgrades, the Evans County Public Fishing Area reopened Saturday with an influx of 37 young anglers - and about as many parents and grandparents - at the start of National Fishing and Boating Week.
A 6-year-old boy flown to Savannah on Saturday after a water park mishap is in stable condition, Statesboro-Bulloch Parks and Recreation Director Mike Rollins said Monday.
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