A Florida man, described by law enforcement authorities as dangerous, is being sought following a car chase through two states.
A floral display and two signs on Talmadge Road in Walthourville serve as a reminder to the public to be careful when crossing railroad tracks. Steffen Busser, 16, was killed March 26 when he darted across the railroad tracks in front of an Amtrak train.
The Liberty County Recreation Department is sponsoring the AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7-8 at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. AARP developed the eight-hour classroom refresher course to help drivers improve their skills and prevent crashes. The class covers age-related physical changes in preception and reaction time, rules of the road and local driving problems. For more information or to register for this course, call Charles Shuman at 876-2223 ...
A Riceboro family is still trying to recover from a home fire that occurred March 18 while they were on vacation.
A wildfire burning in the artillery impact area in the northern part of Fort Stewart continued into the weekend, officials said Friday.
Simple battery, Criminal trespass March 20 Butter Blount Road Midway Deputies responded to a domestic dispute and arrested a man who allegedly kicked his girlfriend in the head and threw her sister on the floor. The man also yelled at deputies and would not obey their orders. Disorderly conduct March 20 W. Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville While trying to resolve a domestic dispute with a couple, a neighbor began to interfere with deputies, obstructing their ability ...
The congregation of Pleasant Grove AME church on Oglethorpe Highway may be down, but they're not out, as an annex which was 98 percent complete was destroyed by a fire Friday afternoon.
Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin said Friday afternoon that his department will continue to look for the pet food recalled last week and will test several samples of both dog and cat food produced by Menu Foods, Inc.
Sale of alcohol to a minor/Failure to request proper ID March 5 Airport Road, Hinesville Police conducted a sting operation using an undercover informant, who was under 21 years of age, to buy a six-pack of beer at a store off Airport Road. The informant was not asked for ID and the sales clerk sold him a six-pack. The clerk was cited, fingerprinted and photographed for the violations and released with a court date. Hit ...
Monday, at around 7:29 p.m., the Ludowici Police Department was called to investigate a report of a man lying on North Railroad Street, near Azalea Street.
The first annual Community Kidsfest and Tiger 5-K run was a success as over a thousand people were informed of community activities and accident prevention while having fun at Bradwell Park on Saturday.
Fleeing and attempting to elude/speeding/driving on the wrong side of roadway March 17 Multi-County high-speed chase ending at Youmans Drive, Sunbury Georgia Sate Patrol, Liberty County Sheriff's, and Long County Sheriff's officers were involved in a high-speed chase that reportedly began in either Wayne or Bryan County. The suspect vehicle reached speeds in excess of 115 mph and weaved in and out of oncoming traffic. The chase ended when the vehicle crashed into a tree ...
Ludowici Police Department conducted a highway safety checkpoint March 17 and issued 17 citations.
Criminal damage March 11, 2007 W. Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville A complainant notified the sheriff's office about damage that was done to her vehicle. The complainant believed someone poured a foreign substance into her gas tank in the early hours of March 11 causing $5,500 worth of damage to her engine according to repair estimates. She was advised on warrant procedures. Theft by taking March 11, 2007 W. Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville A complainant advised the sheriff's ...
This week - Flood Safety Awareness Week - Liberty Countians can update their knowledge to help protect against floods.
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family dog tested positive for the disease, according to the Coastal Health District.The dog was not up-to-date on rabies vaccinations, Sally Silberman, spokeswoman for the district, said.Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated, which is required by law.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of an investigation into a death on Fort Stewart last week, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Nov. 7: Vicious animal - An Independence Place man was taken to a hospital for a dog bite on his groin. The man was allegedly intoxicated, having consumed five to six beers and two to three shots and tried to swat away the hands of EMS personnel when they first tried to treat him, according to police. The man's friends told police the dog was black, but they did not know its breed. The friends ...
Facing more than 46 charges - including five for murder - Terrence Gabriel Jones was denied bond Monday morning in Liberty County Superior Court. Jones was arrested in October after Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier formed a joint task force to gather information in the July shooting death of youth basketball mentor and coach Ernie Walthour.
With the holiday season in full swing, large gatherings of people at parties are a given. Long County law-enforcement officers are warning merrymakers to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and sliding behind the wheel of a car.
Nov. 6: Simple battery - A Knott's Drive man told police his girlfriend's daughter sprayed him in the face with mace. The man was arguing with his girlfriend when the daughter stepped between them.
The Richmond Hill Police Department released the names Wednesday afternoon of a mother and son found dead Monday in a Mainstreet subdivision home and say evidence points to a murder-suicide.
Nov. 27: Damage to vehicle - A motorist said he was driving his Ford pickup in the area of Highways 196 and 25 in Fleming when a chair flew out of the bed of the gold Chevy pickup in front of him and hit his truck. The driver of the vehicle that had been carrying the chair did not stop when the cargo flew out. The complainant was provided a case number and briefed on additional procedures.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court on Friday morning.
Nov. 25: Theft by taking, misdemeanor - A deputy was dispatched to the scene of a reported theft at Oak Creek and Little Oak roads. A man claimed someone had stolen his deer stand, which had been attached to a tree on the hunting land he owns. The man said he had been having problems with neighbors trespassing on his property. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was made aware of the situation.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
Long County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bruce Green recently was contacted by a man who had a chainsaw he believed was stolen, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. The man said he received the saw from an Allenhurst resident, so Green followed up.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.