Two men originally accused of one count of rape (felony) and two counts each of child molestation agreed to plea deals in Liberty County Superior Court last Wednesday, according to county documents.
Talk throughout Long County about the close of the Long Pre-Release Center appears to be nothing more than rumors.
A powerful storm moved through Riceboro Thursday afternoon, taking branches and even entire trees down as it passed.
As the new school year starts, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety reminds motorists they soon will be sharing the road with precious cargo. And carrying that precious cargo will be convoys of big, yellow school buses.
LUDOWICI -- Despite the chief architect dying and the Wiregrass Communication Center being destroyed, both happening within days of each other in May, the E-911 plan for Long County still continues on.
The Hinesville Fire Department recently sent five firefighters to take part in a structural collapse exercise in Covington.
ATLANTA -- Effective July 1, the Multiple Offender Program of the Addictive Disease Section of the Department of Human Resources has been renamed the DUI Intervention Program.
The number of Georgians running out of gas on the highway skyrocketed 51 percent in the first five months of 2008 compared with the same time last year, according to the Allstate Motor Club. From January through May of 2008, Georgians called the motor club for fuel delivery 298 times.
LUDOWICI -- A Fort Stewart soldier was found dead Wednesday night in front of a mobile home in what Long County Sheriff Department officials are calling an accidental self-inflicted shooting.
LUDOWICI -- A car fire Wednesday on Cypress Street slowed traffic, but was taken care of quickly. There were and no major problems with traffic.
Liberty County resident Jon Long, chairman of the hospital authority, has been promoted to captain in the Georgia State Patrol.
Iowa's slow recovery from floods that ravaged a community near the Mississippi River comes as a solemn reminder that it is essential to prepare for natural disasters, said David L. McIntosh, acting director of the county's Emergency Management Agency. McIntosh spoke to members of the Hinesville Rotary Club and warned them that nothing is predictable during hurricane season.
A Hinesville woman's home was damaged by a fire that was apparently started by a bolt of lightning Sunday afternoon.
Chad Dasher, who had been on the run since escaping from the Tattnall County jail Jan. 24, was caught early Tuesday morning, according to Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles.
The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday formally hired James Steiner as the new police chief. He had been serving as the interim chief since January.
Several families took the time to learn more about their county emergency services by touring the Liberty County EMA office and 911 call center during an open house Wednesday afternoon.
One man was injured when he was trying not to get hit by multiple gunshots fired at a home in the 1100 block of Cobra Circle in Hinesville this morning.
A 3-year-old Fort Stewart girl was struck by a vehicle outside a Hinesville hotel at a birthday party Saturday night.
March 9: Arrest with a warrant - A male passenger was placed under arrest when a check of his license showed he had an outstanding warrant. The man had failed to appear in court in Chatham County.
AARP will hold a safe-drivers class from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at Grace Christian Church on Highway 84.
March 7: • Aggravated cruelty to animals - A distraught grandfather reported that someone had shot his granddaughter's 15-month old Labrador retriever. The incident took place on John Wells Road.
Former Liberty County High School student and football player Travon Walthour last week accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by two years of probation, for the January 2012 stabbing death of Terry Floyd Jr.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Liberty and Long counties, on top of our existing tornado watch.
Ensuring the safety of public-school students requires a collaborative effort by school personnel and law enforcement, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes, whose office recently completed active-shooter training. The training, with the assistance of Global Tactical Training Group and the Midway Police Department, included all certified deputies and consisted of building entries, room entries and rappelling techniques.
March 9: • Theft by taking: A Gause Street woman told police someone took two truck tires from her yard. The woman said she noticed the tires were missing when she returned home from a funeral. She told police a neighbor said he had spotted the tires in the back of a man's pickup when riding his bike through the neighborhood.
The Long County Sheriff's Office, in a joint effort with other law enforcement agencies, recently made two drug busts, obtaining cash and drugs with a street value of more than $150,000.
Convicted felon Adam Cochrane told Liberty County High School students Thursday during a prom-promise that the choices one makes are like ripples on a pond - they leave behind consequences that affect others. Cochrane, a Bradwell Institute graduate, said his choosing to drink and drive one night in 2004 cost three people their lives.
Two members of the Forever Enduring Always Ready (FEAR) militia pleaded guilty Thursday at the Long County Courthouse to the December 2011 murders of Tiffany York, 17, and Michael Roark, 19.