Several cases pending in the Liberty County Superior Court are moving forward as they are moved from the criminal plea calendar to the trial calendar beginning April 21.
LUDOWICI -- Scott Griffin met with Long County Board of Health Chairman Randy Wilson on March 26 to complain about how his son being bitten by a dog was handled.
Fort Stewart law enforcement has put out information about an attempted robbery on post in February and seeking help finding the man believed responsible.
A judge has ordered a mental evaluation of a woman to see if she is competent to stand trail on aggravated charges.
Anonymous tips and citizens' complaints have led to seven drug-related arrests, four in Liberty County on Wednesday and three in Long County on Thursday, by the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force and the Long County Sheriff's Department.
Businesses along Midway's Butler Avenue will have a customer appreciation day to benefit the Midway Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 12.
Burglary - forced entry - nonresidence
According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper SFC Thornell King, a woman, identified as Trenicia Hawes, 19, of Fort Stewart, suffered sever head injures in a wreck Saturday afternoon. The trooper said she was driving north on Old Hines Road in Flemington in a 1998 Nissan Altima around 2 p.m. with her 13-year-old nephew when the car ran off the lightly traveled, dirt road and hit a tree on the passenger side. King said the younger teen reported another vehicle passed them, but he could not tell whether Hawes was forced off the road. Hawes was flown by LifeStar to ...
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently received two new pieces of equipment to enhance and improve its ability to provide fire protection for the county.
Both the Long and Liberty county sheriff's departments see a potential problem arising in the area -- dog fighting.
Liberty County Sheriff's blotter
The warmer weather has brought more runners, walkers and bike riders out, but they may not be warmly welcomed on the road.
Two Hinesville firefighters were injured in an explosion Thursday morning, according to HFD Capt. Kris Johanson.
Midway Police Officer Russell Knox said it was solid police work and some luck that led to his apprehension of three armed-robbery suspects early Wednesday morning.
Recent reports filed by deputies at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
A shooting has been reported at Hillery Park in Walthourville. It happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, according to Walthourville Police Chief Tracey McFadden. The victim was taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center, but his condition is unknown. Authorities are on the lookout for the suspects, described as two black males in a white Ford Escort. Anyone with information should call 911. Currently, few details are known about the incident, but the Courier will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.
The Hinesville Police Department recently received a grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to provide funding for a CMI Intoxilyzer 9000 breath alcohol testing instrument.
For the past year, the provider of Long County's future emergency medical services has been shrouded in uncertainty. But Emergency Management Agency Director Bob Heffley said last week that there soon will be no cause for concern.
July 2: Verbal dispute - A Hinesville man called a deputy to his residence due to a fight he had with a woman.
July 5: Criminal attempt to commit burglary - A Hinesville resident believed someone tried to enter his house through the front door.
Several vehicles were damaged following a vehicle accident Friday on West Oglethorpe and Veterans Parkway in Hinesville. The Liberty Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-RAM dealership had several vehicles damaged on its lot when a pickup truck traveling on West Oglethorpe Highway was involved in an accident with another vehicle. The pick up struck used and new trucks, damaging the vehicles.
Jenorris McKenzie was denied bond on his first appearance before a magistrate Friday, according to Hinesville Chief of Detectives Maj. Thomas Cribbs. McKenzie is accused of driving his Honda through Kroger on Highway 84 on Wednesday night. No one was hurt in the incident, but the store was heavily damaged.
William Bass, who was believed to be living in Liberty County, is being looked at as the primary suspect in last week's GeoVista robbery in Hinesville.
The Carter Road home of Walthourville Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Green was destroyed by fire early Wednesday morning.
Maryella Haynes had just finished preparing dinner for her family Tuesday and went outside to check on her kids when her granddaughter came out, yelling about a fire.
A man drove through the Hinesville Kroger late Wednesday night, causing considerable damage to the store at 555 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
The home of Walthourville Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Green on Carter Road was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday.