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.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened 47 cases with 58 offenders during February.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency unveiled the state's new emergency preparedness campaign early this year.
Gangs were the focus of a seminar at Bethel AME Church.
Estella Grant Hopkins, who lost her home to a fire on Feb. 29, is in desperate need.
Liberty County Blotters
AUGUSTA -- Edmund A. Booth Jr., took the oath of office as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia on March 6 during a formal investiture in U. S. District Court here.
A complaint about loud music last week resulted in the arrest of a minor for keeping an allegedly stolen, illegal sawed-off shotgun, according to a report from the Liberty County Sheriff's office.
Another driver has been charged with drug violations after being pulled over in Walthourville by Liberty County Deputy Wade Long for displaying an improper tag on his vehicle.
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.
A vehicle struck a home in the 700 block of Talmadge Road in Walthourville on Wednesday night, authorities said.