A Riceboro couple is undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after both were bitten by the family dog which has tested positive for the virus.According to the Coastal Health District, the German shepherd was not up-to-date on its rabies vaccination. Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated. It's the law and not only protects the pet but also family members.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has partnered with Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Directorate of Emergency Services to allow Fort Stewart families to participate in Project Lifesaver.
Another suspect has been arrested in the Jan. 15 attempted robbery that reportedly began at Liberty Inn & Suites and affected Wells Fargo Bank on Gen. Screven Way.
Jan. 10 Simple battery - A couple argued in the middle of the intersection at Live Oak Church and Griffin Park roads about their three small children, two of whom were in the car during the argument. The man said his girlfriend slapped his arm and pushed him, but he didn't want to pursue charges. The woman said the man yelled but never touched her in a harmful way. She added that she had custody of all three kids.
Accused FEAR militia member Heather Salmon was arraigned Thursday on 13 counts, including charges of malice murder, felony murder, violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act and making a false statement. She entered a not-guilty plea before Long County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell.
The Georgia Forestry Commission is investigating two suspicious fires that recently started in open fields in Magnolia Creek subdivision in Ellabell.
Accused FEAR militia member Heather Salmon was arraigned Thursday morning on charges of malice murder, felony murder, violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, firearm possession during the commission of a crime, aggravated assault and making a false statement. She entered a not-guilty plea before Long County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell.
Jan. 9 Matter of record - Deputies responded to a complaint filed by a man living on John Wells Road. The man reported that his daughter's mother asked if the girl could go with her aunt to visit their grandmother who was in the hospital. The man said he allowed the girl's aunt to pick her up and later received a text from the child's mother saying he would not get the girl back. The ...
Two Pembroke brothers were each sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for their roles in two separate kidnappings involving Bryan County residents.
Jan. 1 Disorderly conduct - A man said he followed his ex-girlfriend and kids because he was trying to talk her into letting him have the children for the day. The woman drove to her friend's house, who reportedly ran out of his house yelling expletives when he saw the kid's dad pull up behind the woman's car and step outside the vehicle. The friend said he was defending the mother and her kids, who feared the man who followed them was about to start trouble.
A fire early Friday in Hinesville sent one man to a hospital, but left the family relived that his injuries were minor, that a teenager escaped injury, and determined to add "miracle" to the family pet's name.
A youth was injured in a two-car accident Friday night at the intersection of Veterans and E.G. Miles parkways.
An early morning fire Friday destroyed a Hinesville home in the 500 block of Elm Street. Hinesville Fire Department Public Information Officer Kris Johanson said the fire began shortly before 5 a.m., and two people were in the residence - a 15-year-old girl and her uncle. The teen escaped through a bedroom window. The man was overcome by smoke and had to be pulled from the home by firefighters. He was taken to Memorial Health ...
ATLANTA - Forecasters say large parts of north Georgia could be coated with ice from an approaching winter storm.
Jan. 10 Armed Robbery - An employee of a variety store on West Oglethorpe Highway reported she responded to a potential customer tapping on the store window. The man told her he had a space heater he wanted to sell. When she opened the door to ask him to show her the heater, he forced his way inside and raised a knife over his head.
A Midway man was found dead next to his ATV on the Isle of Wight this morning.
A Hinesville woman who used a brownie as a weapon Saturday night to deface the Liberty County Justice Center now is behind bars. Khadiza Latimore was arrested and charged with criminal trespass for smashing a brownie on a glass door at the justice center on South Main Street. She is being held on $1,200 bond at the Liberty County Jail.
April 28: Terroristic threats and acts - Police and fire officials responded to a mail box explosion in the 300 block of Deal Street. The mail box was damaged but intact, and inside of it was a melted two-liter root beer bottle with an unknown substance inside it.
JESUP ― The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Monday that to help travelers during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state-system highways would be suspended from noon Friday, May 24, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
April 19: Simple battery, cruelty to animals - A deputy went to investigate a domestic dispute in Midway and found two people seriously impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. There were no signs of violence, but a woman claimed a man grabbed her by the ankles and pulled her and threw her dog against a wall. Both were advised of the family violence act and warrant procedures.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people were arrested around 5 a.m. Thursday in Ludowici's Pecan Park in connection with the fatal shooting, according to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter and Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Long County has displaced a family of three.
Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
A Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
April 26: Burglary - A man reported a broken window at another residence in the 2400 block of Caswell Boulevard, and the responding officer noticed there were two TVs lying on a floor but was not sure whether they were left that way by burglars or by their owner. He contacted the resident, who said she has been away from the house for about a month, and they deduced that only a $250 laptop was taken from the home.
Two home-intrusion suspects who thought a Long County residence was deserted were surprised May 2 when a neighbor foiled their entry attempt and fired a shot at them.
April 22: Theft by taking - A resident in the 700 block of Bacon Road reported someone took the engine lift that was in her driveway. She said she asked her neighbors if they had seen anything suspicious and they had not, and the officer reported not seeing evidence of a vehicle that could move an engine lift.
The Liberty County Health Department recently listed the sanitation scores of food establishments, bars and institutional eateries. You can download a copy by clicking on the media player at left.
An argument Wednesday evening between two employees at the Hinesville Burger King ended with one man taking a bullet in the arm.