A Ludowici Police Department officer and a former officer recently were recognized for their work to keep the roads safe from impaired drivers.
Hinesville firefighters Charles Helton and Robert Caslen were recognized for heroism in the line of duty Thursday by city officials during a medal ceremony at Hinesville City Hall.
Long County authorities have apprehended a suspect in connection with a Sunday morning meth lab explosion and fire in Ludowici.
Bryan County Sheriff's Department Deputy Donnie Thomas suffered critical injuries from a motorcycle wreck in Florida earlier in the month. He was transferred from Florida to Savannah's Memorial Hospital last week.
Despite a 2007 ruling from Georgia's attorney general that addresses the use of all-terrain vehicles on public roads, residents of rural eastern Liberty County say sheriff's deputies won't cite ATV users who are violating state law.
Liberty County has a first responder in the running for America's Most Wanted All Star contest.
• March 4, Statutory rape, 302 W. Gen. Stewart Way
A suspect was apparently hit by a bullet fired by a lawman in Liberty County Monday afternoon shortly after 4 p.m.
A Claxton man riding in a car stopped by a Long County police officer last week in Ludowici for not having headlights on eventually was arrested for drug possession.
• March 7, Mental subject, 1000 Islands Highway, Midway
A Coastal Georgia resident has been appointed to a four-year term on the Georgia Board of Public Safety. Daniel M. "Danny" Bryant of Richmond Hill was administered the oath of office recently during the Board of Public Safety's regular meeting in Atlanta.
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The suspect arrested in connection with Wednesday afternoon's drive-by shooting at Waldo Pafford Elementary School was denied bond Friday, according to Hinesville Police Department Detective Gail Poulsen.
A Hinesville home was damaged Friday night by a fire allegedly started by a 7-year-old.
The bomb threat at the Hinesville Walmart has been cleared as of noon today, according to Hinesville Police Detective Lt. Loyd Slater.
A man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with the drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School was the apparent target of a drive-by shooting about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to Hinesville Police Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
Crimes reported to Hinesville Police include: