Hurricane Dorian barreled its way along Florida and grazed Georgia before striking the Carolinas. Now, residents are working to recover from the storm that left some areas untouched, and others with severe property damage.
The Long County Board of Commissioners has approved final plans for a subdivision in the county. The county administrator says there are three new subdivisions popping up in the county near Highway 57, Palmer Road and Rye Patch Road.
Representative Carl Gilliard, along with Savannah Technical College, and a local cleaning company held a hiring event on Saturday in Garden City. Gilliard says this is an effort to focus on helping to eliminate poverty in the area.
Jasper County has approved a declaration of a local emergency regarding the ongoing issues of a trash pile on Schinger Avenue. The county is ordering residents to leave the area for the next several days.
Students in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry will begin to go back to school later this week. As they get ready, local psychiatrists say it's important to talk about children’s mental health ahead of the school year.
According to the Georgia Department of Education, the number of homeless children in Liberty County has increased by 32 students. At the end of the 2017-2018 school year, there were 255 known homeless students. That's 32 more students than the year before.
Meetings between the Liberty County Development Authority and the Liberty County Planning Commission have seen little action in the last few weeks when it comes to talks of funding for the I-95 interchange in Midway.
There is a nationwide shortage of bus drivers, and school counties are asking for help. It’s a problem the Wayne County School District is trying to fix before its time for the children to return to the classroom.