The murder trial for suspected killer Richard Earl Geiger, who is accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a knife, was continued because officials are awaiting a mental evaluation.
The FBI is asking area residents to help authorities find and arrest the man responsible for robbing the Midway branch of the Heritage Bank Wednesday morning.
Just a week after being burglarized and vandalized, the Liberty County Recreation Department's administrative office was hit again Tuesday night or Wednesday morning by vandals who broke the front door glass and shattered an interior glass wall. The vandals also targeted the National Guard Armory building and the law firm of Osteen and Osteen.
Local authorities were not commenting or releasing details about the Wednesday morning armed robbery at the Midway branch of The Heritage Bank, saying the investigation was turned over to the FBI.
Bond was denied for the four suspects accused of shooting David Anthony Jones Jr. to death at his Tapco Mobile Home residence in Hinesville June 16.
The victims of a wreck on I-95 in Liberty County Friday have been identified.
A three-vehicle accident on I-95 Friday night killed one person and injured another.
Tuesday morning's wreck, which left one vehicle flipped over on Hinesville's Main Street, involved three vehicles, not one as previously reported.
A jump in the number of daytime home burglaries last weekend across Liberty County has prompted authorities to warn residents to be vigilant.
A second arrest was made this week in the rash of burglaries reported in the Twin Oaks apartment complex in Ludowici.
With the 4th of July just a few days away, crowds of people will be firing up grills or heading out to campsites. Because of all the rain Long and Liberty counties have seen this year, many revelers aren't concerned about igniting brush fires.
A 5-year-old was wounded in a drive-by shooting Saturday evening in Hinesville.
A heat advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for our area for this afternoon. And isolated sever thunderstorms are possible because of the heat.
The service's Charleston office said the temperature, plus humidity will be dangerous from noon until 8 this evening. The chance of pop-up storms will last until 10 Tuesday evening.
The child injured in an apparent drive-by shooting Saturday evening has been released from the hospital, Hinesville Police report.
The 5-year-old was injured in what police are describing as a drive-by shootings Saturday at about 6:30 p.m.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened 53 cases in May.
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.