Halloween is one of the most enjoyable holidays for adults and children alike. It's also a time for making sure children are safe - in their costumes, on the street, and while enjoying all the treats collected. The following tips will help ensure your trick-or-treaters play it safe while haunting neighborhoods and gathering goodies.
Hinesville recently received a $5,000 safety and liability management grant from the Georgia Municipal Association.
The Ludowici Police Department arrested three suspects Monday in three different school break-ins in Ludowici.
After more than seven hours of deliberation, the jury assigned to Eddie Goodwin's trial was unable to come to an agreement on four charges of malice murder, felony murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and aggravated assault.
Hinesville Patrolman Michael Troutman was driving a prisoner Saturday evening to the Liberty County Regional Jail, and had stopped for the traffic light at the intersection of Frank Cochran and West Oglethorpe Highway when he was struck from behind by Akeem Walthour, 20, of Riceboro - driving an older model Buick. Walthour had a passenger, Chuckie Youmans, 17, in the vehicle with him.
James Smiley, 59 was killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning according to GSP Trooper Robert Barry.
Aug. 21, Burglary/forced entry, West Oglethorpe Hwy.
LUDOWICI - A traffic stop in Ludowici led to the arrest of a man charged in a kidnapping case in Texas.
Shoppers at Wal-Mart got more than they bargained for Saturday afternoon as smoke filled the sky behind the store and flames shot nearly 100 feet in the air.
INDIANAPOLIS - The American Legion sped up its process to assist Legionnaires and Sons of the American Legion members who have been victimized by Hurricanes Ike or Gustav. Financial grants are available through the organization's National Emergency Fund.
Wallace James, the man allegedly responsible for a double homicide in Riceboro on Aug. 28, was denied bond Monday morning in Liberty County Superior Court.
Despite having earlier relations with John E. Schneider, a Sunbury area woman testified Wednesday that they did not engage in consensual sexual relations on the night that resulted in charges being filed against Schneider.
During the September mid-month county commissioners meeting last Tuesday, officials said they liked the idea of moving some inmate hearings from the downtown courthouse to the courtroom housed in the Liberty County jail.
The jury was selected and testimony began Tuesday in Liberty County Superior Court in the trial of a man accused of raping a Sunbury woman. The case, which has been likened to a crime novel, was once described as the trial of the century by attorneys. This trial and others that may follow promise several twists and turns.
Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin recently received an award of appreciation from the Georgia Sheriff's Association and Youth Homes representative Sid Roberts, thanking the sheriff for the support he lends to the Georgia Youth Homes.
The people involved in Saturday's accident on Highway 84 have been identified.
A Subway sandwich shop on Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville was held up by man with a gun about 9 p.m. Sunday.
Authorities in Long County are looking for a woman, who allegedly struck her boyfriend and another person with her vehicle during a domestic dispute Sunday evening.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes has said Randall Futch, the suspect in the homicide of Dana Zeigler, 54, of 3104 Luke Road, lot 8 has been captured in Bulloch County at an address he was known to frequent.
Pandemonium broke out late Friday night when gunshots were fired as hundreds waited in line for a sneaker sale in the Liberty Square Shopping Center in Hinesville.
Six people were rushed to a Savannah hospital following two-car accident today near Liberty County High School.
Authorities are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a woman near Midway Friday night.
The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.
A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.
Reports filed recently with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department recently include:
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in the Coastal Health District – one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County.