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Former Sunbury resident rewarded for role in convicting arsonist

Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.

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Posted: sep. 15, 2014 10:26 a.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Low turnout for first SPLOST meeting

Low turnout for first SPLOST meeting

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce officially kicked off its Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI campaign Thursday with the first of four community meetings scheduled ahead of the November elections.

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Posted: sep. 15, 2014 10:31 a.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2014 12:00 p.m.
Liberty joins in Freedom Walk at Lyman Hall

Liberty joins in Freedom Walk at Lyman Hall

Liberty County service personnel, first responders, soldiers and community members turned out Thursday for the America Supports You Freedom Walk at Lyman Hall Elementary in Hinesville.

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Posted: sep. 15, 2014 10:29 a.m.
City preps for traffic changes along Memorial

City preps for traffic changes along Memorial

Hinesville leaders already are planning for how traffic may be affected by growth on Memorial Drive and Central Avenue when Armstrong State University’s new Liberty Center and the new Liberty County Library are completed.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 4:22 p.m.
Budget talks include increase in travel expenditures

Budget talks include increase in travel expenditures

City leaders on Monday approved a recommendation by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas to increase their travel expenditures for fiscal year 2015 as the council goes over next year’s budget.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 4:16 p.m.
Airport Road widening project underway

Airport Road widening project underway

The Georgia Department of Transportation has commenced work on widening State Route 119, also called Airport Road, in Hinesville and Walthourville.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 2:01 p.m.
City recommends trick-or-treat hours

City recommends trick-or-treat hours

Thursday’s council meeting City Manager Billy Edwards said Fort Stewart will observe Halloween on the same day, during the same hours. He said the annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night downtown is set for Oct. 24.

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Posted: sep. 08, 2014 1:37 p.m.
County examines SPLOST 2015 materials

County examines SPLOST 2015 materials

Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Daniel Clark unveiled the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax 2015 campaign posters at the Liberty County Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday evening.

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Posted: sep. 05, 2014 2:11 p.m.
CivilianJobs.com to host job fair on Fort Stewart on Sept. 16

CivilianJobs.com to host job fair on Fort Stewart on Sept. 16

CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America’s military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.

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Posted: sep. 03, 2014 11:10 a.m.
Liberty Co. Democrats open campaign HQ

Liberty Co. Democrats open campaign HQ

A small, enthusiastic group gathered Saturday for the grand opening of the Liberty County Democrats’ campaign office in Hinesville.

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Posted: sep. 03, 2014 11:06 a.m.
Fort Morris marks  Labor Day with a bang

Fort Morris marks Labor Day with a bang

Fort Morris State Historic Site on Monday held its annual Labor Day celebration, which included Revolutionary War musket and cannon firings, food and informative talks.

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Posted: sep. 03, 2014 11:04 a.m.
Changes to McIntosh land-use map approved

Changes to McIntosh land-use map approved

McIntosh/Holmestown residents recently approved land-use changes for their community for the 2040 Liberty County Comprehensive Plan. The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission made the changes after meeting with community members last month.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 10:05 a.m.
Ludowici PD takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Ludowici PD takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Members of the Ludowici Police Department on Wednesday took the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. 

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 10:01 a.m.
Isakson set to visit Hinesville

Isakson set to visit Hinesville

Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will hold a town-hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hinesville City Hall. The legislator said he wants to hear from and talk to veterans and military community members about issues important to them.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 9:59 a.m.
Hinesville wins national innovation award

Hinesville wins national innovation award

The city of Hinesville recently was named the winner of the Sister Cities International 2014 Innovation Award — Economic Development for a city with a population less than 100,000. The announcement was made during the SCI’s 58th annual conference Aug. 2.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 9:51 a.m.
Maj. Gen. Murray speaks to local Rotarians

Maj. Gen. Murray speaks to local Rotarians

Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, joined Hinesville Rotary Club members Tuesday for their weekly meeting.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2014 1:35 p.m.

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