• Arrest dates: Aug. 28 and Sept. 18
FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Two soldiers making a surprise visit to their families in Florida before deployment to Iraq were struck by a car and killed after getting into a fight.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is launching a new online resource for teen drivers and their parents. The Web site, "Teen Driving Safety 101," www.dot.ga.gov/teendriving, provides information on driving laws, safety tips and travel information to help teens stay safe behind the wheel.
Liberty County Sheriff J. Don Martin recently promoted Deputy James Caines to sergeant.
Total cases opened: 33
ATLANTA - Going in on a time share may sound like a great vacation solution, but some consumers are finding that the monthly maintenance fees and
Tragedy struck Long County on Monday when a 5-year-old boy, described as friendly and outgoing, drowned in a bathtub.
LUDOWICI - Tragedy struck Long County earlier this afternoon, with the drowning death of a 5-year-old boy.
Sept. 20, Discharging firearms within city limits, 112 Cherokee Circle
Snelson-Golden Middle School's fire safety program was put through a live test Thursday when a faculty member spotted smoke in the 200 hall and activated emergency procedure.
Jonathon Goode, 22, was charged last Friday with homicide by a vehicle in the first degree for his involvement in a wreck that killed a Jesup teenager earlier this year.
Long County Sheriff's Department Chief Investigator Ty Smith said Francisco Javier Badillo-Jimenez, 22, of Glennville has been charged with statutory rape in connection with the disappearance of a 13-year-old Long County girl last weekend.
One person was taken to Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart and three others to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after a wreck Wednesday afternoon.
LUDOWICI - A Long County girl, who went missing Friday, was found Saturday morning in Garden City.
On Sept. 14, Long County Probate Court Judge Marie Middleton denied a petition by Jeffrey Moody to presume that his wife, Debora Gail DeLoach Moody is dead.
Four people accused of kidnapping and pistol-whipping a Long County man pleaded guilty Friday in the Long County Courthouse in Ludowici.
The tornado warning that was issued for Liberty, Bryan and McIntosh counties is now cancelled.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police department included:
These were the recent police reports in Hinesville:
Here are some recent reports filed by deputies at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
Two Hinesville firefighters were injured in an explosion Thursday morning, according to HFD Capt. Kris Johanson.
Midway Police Officer Russell Knox said it was solid police work and some luck that led to his apprehension of three armed-robbery suspects early Wednesday morning.
Recent reports filed by deputies at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
A shooting has been reported at Hillery Park in Walthourville. It happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, according to Walthourville Police Chief Tracey McFadden. The victim was taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center, but his condition is unknown. Authorities are on the lookout for the suspects, described as two black males in a white Ford Escort. Anyone with information should call 911. Currently, few details are known about the incident, but the Courier will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.
The Hinesville Police Department recently received a grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to provide funding for a CMI Intoxilyzer 9000 breath alcohol testing instrument.
For the past year, the provider of Long County's future emergency medical services has been shrouded in uncertainty. But Emergency Management Agency Director Bob Heffley said last week that there soon will be no cause for concern.
July 2: Verbal dispute - A Hinesville man called a deputy to his residence due to a fight he had with a woman.
July 5: Criminal attempt to commit burglary - A Hinesville resident believed someone tried to enter his house through the front door.
Several vehicles were damaged following a vehicle accident Friday on West Oglethorpe and Veterans Parkway in Hinesville. The Liberty Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-RAM dealership had several vehicles damaged on its lot when a pickup truck traveling on West Oglethorpe Highway was involved in an accident with another vehicle. The pick up struck used and new trucks, damaging the vehicles.
Jenorris McKenzie was denied bond on his first appearance before a magistrate Friday, according to Hinesville Chief of Detectives Maj. Thomas Cribbs. McKenzie is accused of driving his Honda through Kroger on Highway 84 on Wednesday night. No one was hurt in the incident, but the store was heavily damaged.