Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children because they can dress up in costumes and act out of character. However, as the sun goes down and trick-or-treaters start roaming the streets of your neighborhood, there are several things to worry about as a parent or guardian. Potentially hazardous costumes or accessories, tainted candy and crossing the street at night without supervision are only a few concerns that should be addressed prior to a child leaving the house.
Hinesville police officers executed a raid Thursday night at a home in the 400 block of Willow Oak Lane in connection with the Wednesday shooting death of Rodtavis Platt.
A shooting Wednesday on Welborn Street in Hinesville left a teenager dead and police are searching for a suspect, according to an incident report filed by Hinesville Police Officer Alexander Shirah.
Liberty County Commission members gathered Tuesday for their monthly meeting to discuss ongoing business items on the agenda.
A drive-by shooting in Hinesville Wednesday night has left one man dead.
Corporal Sascha Krumnow of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office completed a DUI detection and standardized field sobriety testing course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating an accident that shut down Highway 17 northbound at Highway 204 for more than two hours Thursday morning and injured a Midway man.
A body was found around 11 a.m. Wednesday on Tower Road in Long County, law enforcement officials confirmed. No identification has been made and officials could not say whether the body is that of Lori Arrowood, 42, who recently was reported missing from her Gum Branch home.
The mother of a 2-year old child who was shot Thursday in Long County was arrested Saturday.
A shooting Thursday at a mobile home in Long County left two men dead, a 2-year-old girl in serious condition and her mother injured.
SAVANNAH - Jacqueline Denise Brown, 44, formerly of Hinesville, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of mail fraud and identity theft for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from Liberty County merchants to whom she may have passed fraudulent checks.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is searching for two people of interest stemming from an incident on Sept. 2 at the Sherlock Self Storage in Fleming.
• Sept. 13: Terroristic threats, E. Oglethorpe Highway
Authorities swarmed a mobile home on Rye Patch Road in Long County on Thursday evening where, according to Long County Chief Deputy Robert Berry, two men were killed, a 2-year-old child was shot and the child's mother was injured.
Law enforcement officers say a man who was found shot last month in a Long County wildlife management area paid a convicted felon $200 to kill him.
An armed robber, wearing a Spider-Man mask, hit a Hinesville restaurant Saturday afternoon.
Liberty County Superior Court Judge Jay Stewart set bond at $50,000 for Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jermaine Ray Mealy during a preliminary hearing Thursday morning in connection with the death of Nathaniel Brown in early June.
Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell recently recognized several members of his department during Police Officer Appreciation Week.
Today, sales of fireworks become legal in Georgia.
The wife of a slain Fort Stewart soldier, who pleaded guilty to the crime in early June, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.
An early Monday morning collision between a car and a logging truck in Riceboro sent a Brunswick man to the hospital.
ATLANTA - Since 2000, lightning has been one of the most-common weather-related killers in Georgia, second only to tornadoes.
The Long County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the Wednesday-afternoon death of a Long County man.
A second fire in Ludowici overnight Thursday has raised suspicions, but so far no link has been determined, according to the Long County Sheriff's Office arson investigator.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Ludowici displaced five people, but no one was injured, authorities said.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Despite rumors, the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department is still providing service to the citizens, Assistant Fire Chief Randy Combs said Monday.
Candice Nicole Boles entered a plea of guilty of cruelty to children in the first degree, a felony, and guilty of cruelty to children in the second degree, admitting she played a role in the death of her daughter Andraia Boles, who was 3 at the time of her murder in February 2013.
Recent reports filed at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
A standout Wayne County High School baseball player died in a wreck Saturday afternoon as he was traveling to Georgia Southern University, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles said.