Garden dedicated in memory of longtime BI educator

Coastal Manor hosted dedicating a butterfly garden in memory of Joan Hollingsworth during a ceremony Thursday. The Hollingsworth family, as well as retired teachers and administrators who worked with the former principal of Bradwell Institute, Liberty Regional Medical employees and friends from the community attended the memorial. Liberty Regional ...

Allenhurst teen is 4th-generation Eagle

Joseph M. Cannata, 15, earned the rank of Eagle Scout during a board of review May 12 and will receive the award at a future ceremony. He is the senior patrol leader of Boy Scout Troop 461, Allenhurst. He attends First Presbyterian Christian Academy, where he is on the ...

New optometrist working in Hinesville

SouthCoast Health has added Dr. Caroline Kaufman Freeman, an optometrist who is a graduate of the University of Georgia, to its team of physicians. She will see patients at 1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building One, in Savannah and at 455 S. Main St., Suite 201, in Hinesville. A native of ...

City gets loans for water work

Hinesville has received awarded a $4,622,450 Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan and a $1,057,792 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority board of directors. “The federal water and sewer programs administered by GEFA assist local governments with improving their environmental infrastructure. Through the ...

State allocates $200,000 for road safety in county

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a $1,815,000 award for 21 safety projects in 15 counties in southeast Georgia, including $200,000 in Liberty County. The funds are part of the fiscal 2016 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant Off-System Safety Program, according to a news release issued Thursday night. ...

Hinesville throwing birthday party for Army

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, in partnership with the city, will celebrate the Army’s 241st birthday at the Hinesville Farmers Market Thursday in Bradwell Park downtown. The themed Farmers Market will feature the 3rd Infantry Division Rock Band, photos with mascot Rocky the Bulldog and a birthday cake cut ...

Veterans, Scouts observe Memorial Day

Boy and Cub scouts representing Troops/Packs 929 of Glennville and 500 of Hinesville placed flags on graves at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville on Memorial Day. The Glennville troop routinely visits the cemetery placing flags. This year, the Glennville group asked the Hinesville troop for assistance. A ...

UPDATE: Bowman challenges sheriff election results

Will Bowman, who finished second in a five-way race for the Democratic primary for Liberty County sheriff, filed a petition to contest the results of the election Thursday afternoon. The lawsuit, filed in Liberty County Superior Court, names the Liberty County Board of Elections, all of the board members, ...

Grants dominate Hinesville City Council discussions

Several grants and grant requests were approved for Hinesville departments and programs at Thursday’s City Council meeting. The council approved the allocation of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant funding to five public-service agencies who submitted applications for the funding. The $30,649 total was distributed to Atlantic ...