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Ludowici Police Chief Richard Robertson told the Ludowici City Council on Dec. 8 the department received a grant to buy a new tool to translate languages.
Last Friday, a Hinesville man led deputies on a 20-mile chase through Long County. Authorities eventually apprehended the suspect in McIntosh County and took him into custody.
• Nov. 4, Assist citizen. 825 West Oglethorpe Highway
• Nov. 12 MACE agents arrested Bethany Brewer, 21, for allegedly forging a prescription at a pharmacy to obtain a controlled substance, percocet. She faces one count of prescription forgery first degree.
A man who led the Long County Sheriff's Department on a 20-mile car chase across Long and McIntosh counties Friday morning is facing burglary charges in Liberty County and will likely face charges in other counties as well.
A Snelson-Golden Middle School student brought a small knife to school on Nov. 20, according to a Hinesville Police Department report.
On Monday, a Ludowici man lost his home at 74 Peach St. to a fire.
A wreck early Thursday in Liberty County seriously injured a man, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A former Hinesville resident could be a victim of an apparent string of shootings that left three people dead and one wounded.
Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck in Liberty County.
A Savannah man who shot himself to death in front of Savannah police Tuesday is being linked to last week's Bryan County homicide.
According to GBI Agent Cathy Sapp, Carlos Huntley is being closely looked at in Friday's slaying of Savannah man Jack Harley, whose body was found Nov. 27 on Clarkton Road in South Bryan.
A traffic accident at the intersection of Highways 196 and 17 at the Liberty/Long county line has killed at least one person.
A Ludowici man who destroyed a fire hydrant two weeks ago while trying to elude police officers has been charged with two more counts of car theft.
A Savannah man was found dead on Clarktown Road in southern Bryan County late Friday night.
An armed robber, wearing a Spider-Man mask, hit a Hinesville restaurant Saturday afternoon.
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.