Residents living near 1277 Baxter St. in Hinesville's Pine Ridge subdivision were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after discovery of a Mexican War or Civil War-era cannon ball, according to Mike Hodges, director of Liberty County Emergency Management Administration.
Hinesville Police are investigation the death of a 3-year-old girl as a possible Homicide, According to Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
Jan. 26: Entering automobile - A complainant in the 1100 block of Ruben Wells Road reported that someone had entered his residence though an unlocked back door and went through several rooms.
One man was killed and several other people were injured Monday when a pickup collided head-on with a school bus on Ga. 27/341 near Jesup, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Kevin Ziegler of the Brunswick Post. The pickup driver, Samuel Carr, 59, of Odum, was traveling west in a 2008 Chevy Z71 when he hydroplaned and crossed over into the eastbound lane of Ga. 27/341, striking a bus carrying 14 children. The pickup driver was found dead at the scene. Some of the buses' passengers and its driver sustained minor injuries. The students were coming from Cedar ...
The body of a man discovered Feb. 20 in Richmond Hill alongside Interstate 95, near the 144 interchange, has been identified as Charles Michael Stoyle, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Chief of Detectives Dana Strickland.
Jan. 15: Criminal trespass - A woman said her ex-boyfriend had been leaving letters on her door, on her vehicle and in her mailbox even though they had been broken up for two years with no other contact. She spotted her ex-boyfriend getting back in his vehicle after reportedly leaving her a letter and flowers between her screen door and front door. She told him to leave and not return. An officer contacted the ex-boyfriend, who said he was through with his ex-girlfriend.
Robert Quinones, a former soldier accused of taking hostages at Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart approximately two and a half years ago, has accepted a plea agreement in the case.
SAVANNAH - The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department is offering a self-defense training class for women.
Jan. 25: Entering automobile with intent - A deputy was dispatched to the 90 block of Greenwood Turn in Woodland Lakes in reference to a pistol stolen from a truck. The complainant said he was not sure how long the pistol had been gone for but that it last was accounted for Jan. 21. The item was valued at $700.
Jan. 14: Missing person, endangered person - A woman told police that her daughter, who has mild autism, did not come home from school.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and new Chief Deputy Jon Long both said they were pleased to promote five deputies Thursday morning at the Liberty County Justice Center. During a private ceremony attended by the honorees' co-workers and relatives, Long introduced each deputy and acknowledged their accomplishments.
Randall Blake Dearman entered a negotiated plea Tuesday morning in Liberty Superior Court before Judge Robert Russell.
ATHENS - Nearly a third of those dating in middle and high school report abusive relationships, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
The Hinesville Police Department will begin its annual Citizens' Academy at 6 p.m. March 12.
Jan. 10: Matter of record - A woman said she was driving down Deer Trail Drive in her Mini-Cooper when a large brown dog came running out of the woods and jumped on her car. She said she pulled over and stepped out of the car to check for damages when the dog came out again and jumped on her. The woman then reported the dog followed her back to her home on Dogwood Lane and killed her cat. Deputies found the owner of the dog who admitted his dog came loose from the chain and he had been unable to ...
Sept. 30: Threats -A woman told police another woman had been sending her threatening messages by posting the comments on her Facebook page since January.
Two men aroused suspicion at the Interstate Unlimited Federal Credit Union on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway on Wednesday morning when law-enforcement officers were busy dealing with a bomb threat at nearby Midway Middle School.
Children have been evacuated from Midway Middle School after what appears to be an explosive device was found near the school, according to Midway Police Chief Kelly Morningstar.
An attempted robbery was reported Wednesday morning at the Interstate Unlimited Credit Union on Highway 84 in Midway. Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said two people tried to rob the financial institution but did not make off with any money.
The long, long, long-awaited widening of Highway 144 in South Bryan is currently scheduled to begin in 2015, according to the Georgia DOT. The project, which will cover 4.6 miles from Timber Trail Road east to Belfast River Road, is estimated to cost around $23 million and could be finished in 2018.
Richmond Hill's acting fire chief reportedly has been let go just days after being arrested in Tattnall County for allegedly driving under the influence of prescription drugs.
Sept. 30: Theft by taking - A woman told police she has allowed a male friend who was homeless to stay with her.
A routine traffic stop Tuesday on southbound Interstate 95 resulted in a large drug bust for the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. Two Jacksonville residents were arrested after 2.2 pounds of crystal meth were found in their vehicle.
A Midway fire that broke out Wednesday morning left a family of five without a home.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been paying off.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been hard at work, and the members' efforts are paying off.Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier announced the task force's creation Wednesday, and followed up Thursday with even bigger news.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office held its Citizens' Academy graduation Oct. 23.
Sept. 29: Theft by taking (firearm) - A woman told police her silver-and-black handgun was missing. She said the last time she saw the gun was when she had placed it under the mattress.
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has issued an alert for a missing girl.
A Hinesville man was shot multiple times at the Eagles Landing apartment complex shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday. Police have released very few details. The victim was flown by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, and his condition is unknown.