It has been 17 years since Don Rowson's body was found inside a truck parked in the parking lot of the Gold and Silver Pawn shopping center.
LUDOWICI - A Long County court has delayed ruling on whether a woman should be presumed dead after she has been missing for a year and a half .
The Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department recently received a check for $199,501 to buy a new fire tanker. These funds were approved through an Assistance to Firefighter's Grant, through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's U.S. Department of Homeland Security program.
Investigations continue as police follow leads to find those responsible for vandalizing Walthourville's Johnnie Frasier Park this weekend.
A teen riding with his stepfather from the Fort Stewart Youth Challenge to his senior prom in Wayne County was killed last weekend in a two-vehicle collision.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation recently confirmed that new leads in the Debora Gail Deloach Moody missing person case have encouraged them to search for more clues.
A Ludowici man was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol after after he was involved in a wreck that killed a Glenville man.
• April 22
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened 47 cases in April.
Melanie Albright spent Friday morning wallpapering Hinesville with signs offering a reward for information about her husband's motorcycle, which was stolen from the couple's driveway Thursday.
LUDOWICI - In a joint undercover investigation between the Liberty/Long Multi Agency Crack Enforcement team and the Long County Sheriff's Department, six people were arrested recently for drug related charges.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force, along with the Hinesville Police Department and the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, helped the U.S. Marshals Savannah Office track down and arrest a fugitive wanted by the Leon County Sheriff's Department in Tallahassee, Fla.
A Hinesville resident was killed when he reportedly lost control of his 2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle and hit a concrete and brick driveway culvert around 8 p.m. Monday.
The 3rd Infantry Division soldier, who was injured in a wreck Wednesday evening, died Thursday.
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici Police Department received a $44,500 grant Monday, along with an additional $36,500 loan from the USDA to buy three new police cars.
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.
William Bass, who was believed to be living in Liberty County, is being looked at as the primary suspect in last week's GeoVista robbery in Hinesville.
The Carter Road home of Walthourville Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Green was destroyed by fire early Wednesday morning.
Maryella Haynes had just finished preparing dinner for her family Tuesday and went outside to check on her kids when her granddaughter came out, yelling about a fire.
A man drove through the Hinesville Kroger late Wednesday night, causing considerable damage to the store at 555 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
The home of Walthourville Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Green on Carter Road was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday.