After 32 years of managing local grocery stores, current Kroger general manager Bill Goodwin has retired.
Eight Long County High School students recently met Gov. Nathan Deal and several other members of the Legislature during the Family, Career and Community Leadership of America Day at the Capitol in Atlanta.
Money was the driving topic of conversation Thursday at the Liberty County Board of Education's work session.
Georgia is among the 10 states holding presidential primaries and caucuses Tuesday, and local officials from both sides of the aisle are encouraging voters to make their voices heard.
The first fruits of spring - strawberries, squash, peppers, egg plants, tomatoes and new potatoes - along with homemade sweets, woodcrafts, local honey, fresh eggs, gourmet specialties and other treats were discovered by Hinesville residents at Thursday's first spring market in Bradwell Park.
A tornado warning was issued for the Sunbury area about 1 p.m. Saturday, but the storm apparently did not produce a funnel that did damage.
"Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?"
Liberty County special-education pre-K teacher Sara Taylor is among those chosen as finalists for 2013 Georgia Teacher of the Year, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced Thursday.
In addition to hearing an audit report Monday, the Liberty County Development Authority approved multiple lease agreements, a timber harvest and an agreement to extend water lines for the east-end clinic.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market on Thursday debuted the spring market, which will run through March and April, a time when the market typically has not been available in the past.
While groups like Savannah Feed the Hungry and Manna House work to ease hunger in the wider population, a recent community effort aims to alleviate the problem in a smaller group: school children.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently honored student Lauren Young and teacher Sherry Lester during the annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) ceremony at the Ludowici Church of God.
The "Fatal Attraction" monster truck and owner/driver Jeff Murphy will be at O'Reilly's in Hinesville from 2-5 p.m. Thursday, March 1.
Coastal residents and out-of-state visitors alike converged on Riceboro to learn about the Geechee culture Saturday through exhibits, demonstrations, performances and music.
Despite a finding that information was not provided in a timely manner, auditor Christopher Lightle said Monday that the Liberty County Development Authority's fiscal-year 2011 statements were "totally correct and fairly stated."
Four days before the new Long County Commission members were sworn in, the outgoing commission members on May 9 held their final meeting. At that meeting, Board of Elections Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham discussed the terms of office for the new commissioners.
Midway Middle School placed second in its bracket for the PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycle Rally, a victory that comes a $10,000 for green improvements. "Our students, faculty and the community worked so hard this year," teacher and coordinator Joy Kennedy said. "I am so excited -- second place in the nation."
The Liberty County Board of Education decided Wednesday to interview seven superintendent candidates for the seat that becomes vacant June 1.
The new Long County Board of Education on Monday held its first meeting, electing District 4 representative Janet Watford as its new chairwoman as the first order of business.
The Liberty County Commission has postponed its mid-month meeting from today to next Thursday.
After two elections, multiple court dates and a lot of stress on the winners and the community, Long County on Monday swore in its newly elected officials.
The Long County Board of Elections on Thursday held a meeting to address issues that, according to Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham, were not addressed by the court when a new election and a redrawing of the district lines were ordered.
Routine items handled by the Liberty County Commission last week included:
The Long County Board of Education in a called meeting last month amended its fiscal year 2013 budget, adding more than $1.1 million.
Armstrong Atlantic State University on Wednesday announced a major initiative for the Armstrong-Liberty Center. In partnership with the city of Hinesville, the university will build an expanded, new facility in downtown Hinesville to accommodate more students, programs, classroom and laboratory space.
Long County's general election formally answered the question of who will sit on the county commission and the board of education. Despite all of the offices having already been decided, the required election took place Tuesday, ending a 10-month saga over who will lead Long County into the future.
The Hinesville City Council approved two actions Thursday to promote the development of a seniors' independent-living apartment community on Memorial Drive.
They may not know exactly what is bought, but government and education officials have a keen eye on purchases made in Liberty County.
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