An Evans County man drowned when he fell into a pond while being chase on foot by a Liberty County deputy early Friday.
The American Red Cross has said blood supplies across the state have been severely low for several weeks, and many of the mostly commonly needed blood types are at or below a day's supply.
In massive sweeps conducted over the last few weeks the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force has rid the streets of drugs and drug dealers within Liberty County.
Jan. 29 Criminal trespass Graves Court, Hinesville A report was filed when a man went outside and discovered that someone had cut all the tires on all three of his vehicles. They were parked at his residence and the man said he doesn't know anyone who would have done it. Jan. 30 Second DUI/suspended license Georgia Highway 405, Riceboro Several calls were made by the public notifying the authorities to look out for a man ...
Investigators are still investigating what caused a late night fire Monday in the Midway area. Two people were getting help from the Red Cross Monday after a fire destroyed their Charlie Butler Road home. Liberty County Fire Commissioner Marion Stevens says the home was a complete loss, but no one was hurt. - Lewis Levine
SAVANNAH - Monday is going to be special in the Coastal Empire. It is the fourth annual 2-1-1 Day.
A prescribed fire measuring an estimated 887 acres is burning today, Monday, Febr. 11, in south Bryan County.
A prescribed fire measuring an estimated 207 acres is burning today in Liberty County. The prescribed fire is located on Fort Stewart at the Liberty FS Training Area and is being conducted by Fort Stewart to reduce hazardous forest fire fuels. Smoke from the prescribed burn will be noticed primarily in Hinesville, Midway, Flemington, Fleming.
Just two months ago Long County E-911 was at 46 percent on matching data base through Windstream and Coastal Utilities.
A Midway man was arrested Thursday and charged with recent construction site burglaries in Richmond Hill and Midway.
In a death penalty case, an evaluation has recommended that Andrea Wilson be found mentally competent to stand trial for her alleged involvement in the death of her 3-year-old cousin Prince C. Davis Jr.
On Jan. 18, within one hour, two different pizza shops, Wedgy's Pizza on Memorial Drive and Papa Johns off Oglethorpe Highway, had delivery drivers held up at gunpoint, according to reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Department.
Reckless conduct E. General Screven Way Jan. 27 An officer met a complainant at the station who said that he went through a fast food restaurant's drive-through and ordered a chocolate, vanilla and strawberry shake, but changed his mind as he was about to get receive his drink. He wanted a banana shake instead. He said employees appeared to be upset at the change but complied. The complainant said as he drank the shake he ...
Dawn Johnson lives on the Long/Liberty County line, but is asking everyone in Long County to help deal with problems arising from not having any animal control.
Patrons enjoying lunch at El Potro Mexican Restaurant in Hinesville Thursday had a front-row seat as an 18-wheeler dove into a ditch in front of the popular eatery.
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family dog tested positive for the disease, according to the Coastal Health District.The dog was not up-to-date on rabies vaccinations, Sally Silberman, spokeswoman for the district, said.Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated, which is required by law.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of an investigation into a death on Fort Stewart last week, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Nov. 7: Vicious animal - An Independence Place man was taken to a hospital for a dog bite on his groin. The man was allegedly intoxicated, having consumed five to six beers and two to three shots and tried to swat away the hands of EMS personnel when they first tried to treat him, according to police. The man's friends told police the dog was black, but they did not know its breed. The friends ...
Facing more than 46 charges - including five for murder - Terrence Gabriel Jones was denied bond Monday morning in Liberty County Superior Court. Jones was arrested in October after Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier formed a joint task force to gather information in the July shooting death of youth basketball mentor and coach Ernie Walthour.
With the holiday season in full swing, large gatherings of people at parties are a given. Long County law-enforcement officers are warning merrymakers to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and sliding behind the wheel of a car.
Nov. 6: Simple battery - A Knott's Drive man told police his girlfriend's daughter sprayed him in the face with mace. The man was arguing with his girlfriend when the daughter stepped between them.
The Richmond Hill Police Department released the names Wednesday afternoon of a mother and son found dead Monday in a Mainstreet subdivision home and say evidence points to a murder-suicide.
Nov. 27: Damage to vehicle - A motorist said he was driving his Ford pickup in the area of Highways 196 and 25 in Fleming when a chair flew out of the bed of the gold Chevy pickup in front of him and hit his truck. The driver of the vehicle that had been carrying the chair did not stop when the cargo flew out. The complainant was provided a case number and briefed on additional procedures.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court on Friday morning.
Nov. 25: Theft by taking, misdemeanor - A deputy was dispatched to the scene of a reported theft at Oak Creek and Little Oak roads. A man claimed someone had stolen his deer stand, which had been attached to a tree on the hunting land he owns. The man said he had been having problems with neighbors trespassing on his property. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was made aware of the situation.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
Long County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bruce Green recently was contacted by a man who had a chainsaw he believed was stolen, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. The man said he received the saw from an Allenhurst resident, so Green followed up.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.