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.
ATLANTA - A bill that would allow gun owners with permits to carry firearms onto college campuses and into churches and bars passed a key Senate committee on Monday and could soon be headed for the full Senate.
The Special Judiciary Committee voted 7 to 1 in favor of Senate Bill 308. State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh, the sponsor, reiterated on Monday that the bill is aimed at clarifying the firearms carry law for Georgia's 300,000 gun owners with permits to carry weapons.
A Richmond Hill pilot died some time Friday when his plane crashed into a pond on Savannah's Southside, the Savannah Morning News has reported.
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.