Jessica White-Depriest and her family were driving on Interstate 95 last week on their way home to Hinesville when the 2003 Dodge Caravan they were riding in caught fire in North Carolina.
• Aug. 27, Reckless conduct, Willowbrook Drive
A tractor trailer overturned Monday afternoon on West Oglethorpe Highway, tying up lunchtime traffic.
The third annual Southeast Georgia Firefighters Challenge is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Higgston Baptist Church's recreation complex in Higgston. The church is at the corner of Highways 292 and 29-15.
An accident Thursday afternoon in Midway claimed the lives of a Charleston, W.Va., couple on Interstate 95.
Hinesville Police Detective Elizabeth S. Jackson recently was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the detectives division of the HPD.
An Allenhurst woman who is believed to have fired several shots at another woman, whom she had argued with the night before, was arrested Thursday by the Long County Sheriff's Office.
People were injured in separate wrecks in Long County this week.
A Midway store clerk was Tasered and robbed Tuesday night at Clyde's Market on the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Highway, Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Brian Barnes said.
A Midway woman was killed Wednesday night in a single-car accident in East Liberty County.
A 61-year-old Arizona man was arrested Sunday and charged with sexual exploitation of a child by the Long County Sheriff's Department.
A Midway man was killed Friday night as he was riding a bike on Isle of Wight Road.
A crash Friday night on Isle of Wright Road apparently killed one person, but few details were available and there has been no official confirmation.
Denisse Vega, 26, shies away from the spotlight. She graciously made an exception Thursday when the city of Hinesville recognized her for heroism during a regular city council meeting. Vega's quick action saved lives when she alerted 13 tenants to a fire which swept through several apartments in the Stewart Pines complex on Aug. 9.
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.
A vehicle struck a home in the 700 block of Talmadge Road in Walthourville on Wednesday night, authorities said.