Despite a 2007 ruling from Georgia's attorney general that addresses the use of all-terrain vehicles on public roads, residents of rural eastern Liberty County say sheriff's deputies won't cite ATV users who are violating state law.
Liberty County has a first responder in the running for America's Most Wanted All Star contest.
• March 4, Statutory rape, 302 W. Gen. Stewart Way
A suspect was apparently hit by a bullet fired by a lawman in Liberty County Monday afternoon shortly after 4 p.m.
A Claxton man riding in a car stopped by a Long County police officer last week in Ludowici for not having headlights on eventually was arrested for drug possession.
• March 7, Mental subject, 1000 Islands Highway, Midway
A Coastal Georgia resident has been appointed to a four-year term on the Georgia Board of Public Safety. Daniel M. "Danny" Bryant of Richmond Hill was administered the oath of office recently during the Board of Public Safety's regular meeting in Atlanta.
A man who allegedly shot another man March 9 in Long County is still on the loose, according to the Long County Sheriff's Office.
• Jan. 1-March 1, Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, 565 Dunlevie Road, Allenhurst
A man who allegedly shot another man Tuesday after the two were involved in a fight is still at large, according to the Long County Sheriff's Department.
Contrary to a rumor rapidly spreading across town, a Pinewood Christian Academy bus and a pickup were not involved in a serious crash at 4:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 196. Georgia State Patrol troopers reported the almost-routine traffic accident resulted in a few minor injuries.
CLYO - Sheriff's deputies Effingham County are investigating a human skeleton found in some woods in southern Georgia.
Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor says authorities discovered the skeletal remains of an unidentified man Monday after someone called in a tip. The bones were found in woods near Clyo, 35 miles north of Savannah.
The mother of one of the five Georgia Southern University students killed last week in a crash on Interstate 16 in Bryan County has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company regarding the death of her daughter.
Long County will host its annual Law Day celebration Tuesday in Ludowici.
A National Van Lines moving truck got stuck under a tree Wednesday afternoon.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man allegedly responsible for an armed robbery in Riceboro Sunday.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Deanna DeLoach Parker, 31, of Ludowici, also has pending felony warrants from Wayne County. The wrong suspect was identified as having those pending warrants in a front-page article Wednesday.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Five Georgia Southern University students were killed in a crash early Wednesday morning on Interstate 16 in North Bryan County.
A Fort Stewart Soldier was injured Wednesday evening when he was thrown from a bull, then stomped on by the animal, at a Ludowici ranch.
A Liberty County fire captain died Wednesday afternoon while driving, police said.
Five people were killed and at least two others were seriously injured in a seven-vehicle pileup early Wednesday morning on eastbound I-16 in Bryan County that apparently was caused by a traffic jam behind an earlier crash involving a tractor-trailer and an RV.
Recent reports to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Fort Stewart Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information pertaining vandalism of several buildings and signs on post.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office inlcude:
The man arrested by Liberty County Sheriff's Office case Tuesday evening alleged shot a man to death April 8 in Tucker.
A partnership between the Department of Defense and the Georgia Forestry Commission allows local fire departments to acquire military-surplus equipment and vehicles.