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Liberty County receives $6K wellness grant

Liberty County receives $6K wellness grant

The Association County Commissioners of Georgia recently awarded Liberty County a $6,000 Health Promotion and Wellness grant.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2014 9:39 a.m. | Updated: aug. 22, 2014 11:00 a.m.
Liberty 4-H’ers take top honors at state contest

Liberty 4-H’ers take top honors at state contest

Nineteen local youths have proven themselves experts at land judging, as the Liberty County 4-H club cleared the brackets at the State 4-H Land Judging Contest on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the J. Campbell Research and Education Center in Watkinsville.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2014 11:46 a.m.
County resolution allows for $10M in debt

County resolution allows for $10M in debt

The Liberty County Commission approved the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax resolution at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday.

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Posted: aug. 08, 2014 8:54 a.m. | Updated: aug. 08, 2014 10:00 a.m.
Council OKs rezoning for new store

Council OKs rezoning for new store

The Hinesville City Council during its Thursday evening meeting approved a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps. Previously, the council delayed a vote on the new store because the public had not been given the requested  two weeks’ notice before the request was presented. 

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Posted: aug. 07, 2014 5:26 p.m.
Love-It Productions gears up for annual summer show

Love-It Productions gears up for annual summer show

Liberty Countians looking for entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings need look no further than the local Performing Arts Center, where Love-It Productions will stage “My Sons from Another Mother,” the latest from playwright and producer Donald Lovette.

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Posted: aug. 06, 2014 4:08 p.m. | Updated: aug. 06, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Gators removed from Bryant Commons

Gators removed from Bryant Commons

Trapper Jack removed four gators Wednesday morning from ponds in Hinesville's Bryant Commons Park.  The city contracted Trapper Jack and his assistant, Valerie Jones, to remove the nuisance gators for fear they would attack children who fish in the ponds during special events. Bryant Commons, which is leased by the city, holds music festivals and events that draw large crowds.  Jones said the gators will not be euthanized andwill be relocated 20-25 miles from Hinesville.

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Posted: aug. 06, 2014 3:43 p.m.
City manager explains aquifer dilemma

City manager explains aquifer dilemma

The first, and possibly the most important, issue discussed by city leaders during last week’s annual planning workshop was a notice from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division that Liberty and Bryan counties have to reduce the amount of water pumped from the Floridan aquifer by 1 million gallons a day.

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Posted: aug. 06, 2014 11:05 a.m.
Murder suspect’s bond set at $60K

Murder suspect’s bond set at $60K

Marquana Adale Jasper, who has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of murder, appeared before Liberty County Superior Court Judge David Cavendar on Monday. Cavendar heard Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Det. Steven Teal’s testimony, which established probable cause in the state’s case.

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Posted: aug. 06, 2014 10:47 a.m.
Midway works with business to resolve fruit-stand issue

Midway works with business to resolve fruit-stand issue

Midway police shut down a produce stand that was too close to the road last Wednesday.

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Posted: aug. 04, 2014 4:03 p.m.
Back to School: Instagram your photos!

Back to School: Instagram your photos!

Liberty County Parents! Post your back to school photos or videos on Instagram using the hashtag #LCB2S (Liberty County Back 2 School) and we’ll share some of our favorites on our new Instagram account CoastalCourier

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Posted: aug. 04, 2014 3:52 p.m.

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