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Land alloted for Long animal control

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.

December 03, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Tax bills due out next week

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.

December 01, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | News


Sikes wins sheriff's race

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.

November 30, 2010 | by Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier | News


Runoff voting Tuesday to pick sheriff

Liberty County voters will elect one of two men for sheriff Tuesday in a runoff election.

November 29, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Midway hoping to fit raises into budget

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.

November 29, 2010 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Long County schedules ESPLOST vote

The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week to put the continuation of the education special purpose local option sales tax on referendum in 2011.

November 26, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


County holds millage at 11.98 for 2011

The millage rate for the county will stay the same as it has the past three years, County Finance Officer Kim McGlothlin said Thursday during the county commission's the mid-month meeting.

November 22, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | News


Ludowici files for remediation funds

Last week, Ludowici Mayor Myrtice Warren signed the final papers required for the city to receive its remediation funds for projects completed in preparation for the fifth brigade, which was supposed to come to Fort Stewart but was canceled.

November 22, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


City marks GIS day

Hinesville celebrated GIS Day on Nov. 17 with an open house at the Liberty County Courthouse Annex. Call 876-3564 for more information on GIS services.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | News


City holds mill rate at 2010 level

The Hinesville City Council pleased taxpayers Thursday by holding the millage rate steady at 9.5 mills and adopting a balanced $38.9 million budget for fiscal year 2011. The city's general fund was adjusted to $19,637,987.

November 22, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Early voting starts for sheriff's election

Advance voting in the runoff election for Liberty County Sheriff began Monday and will end on Wednesday, Nov. 24, Liberty County Supervisor of Elections Ella Golden said.

November 17, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Residents cheer, jeer city actions

Property owners applauded the Hinesville City Council members Monday for announcing their intent not to raise the current 9.5 millage rate by a half mill. The public voiced displeasure, however, over city officials' recent trade trip to China, its now dead proposal for a city-produced magazine and for holding its annual workshop on St. Simons Island. Residents also expressed lingering anger over the council's vote to raise the mayor and council's salaries starting in 2012.

November 17, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


GIS demonstrations at courthouse today

The Liberty County Assessors Mapping Department announces, in conjunction with the Hinesville GIS Office, an open house on GIS Day today.

November 17, 2010 | Staff Report | News


City quashes planned tax hike

The Hinesville City Council announced Monday during a budget workshop they do not intend to raise property taxes or furlough employees since officials have adjusted the recommended budget for fiscal year 2011.

November 17, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Official say they don't want to raise taxes

"We do not want to raise property taxes," Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas told a handful of residents who attended the city's first public hearing on a proposed .5 millage rate increase Friday morning. The city has advertised a proposal to raise the millage rate from 9.5 mills to 10 mills.

November 15, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


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So, how did you spend Thursday night last week? Rockin' out to the Avett Brothers concert at the Savannah Music Festival? Busily completing brackets after the Texas Longhorns' win over Arizona State? Maybe you were just clipping your toenails in front of Scandal.

March 28, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | News


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