Residents could soon see more police in their neighborhoods. The Hinesville Police Department has received a $494,624 Community Oriented Policing Services hiring program grant on Sept. 30 to fill four police officer positions.
Bond has been set for Tiffany Kazee, who is facing child cruelty charges after she allegedly brought her 2-year-old daughter to a Long County mobile home that became the scene of a shootout.
A passerby's report of a suspicious odor near the Liberty County Courthouse at about 10 a.m. Wednesday shut down Main Street between M.L. King Jr. Drive and Pine Street; however, nothing turned up during a search of the area.
Officer Raymond Govero of the Ludowici Police Department and Cpl. Sascha Krumnow of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office recently completed an advanced roadside impaired driving enforcement course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway was robbed around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Special Agent Stephen Emmett with the Atlanta Division of the FBI. The FBI is handling the investigation.
A car smashed into a house on Highway 196 in west Hinesville shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, tearing away a corner of the home's kitchen and narrowly missing a woman and her great-granddaughter, who had been watching television in the living room.
A two-car accident Tuesday night on Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville killed a teenager and injured another man.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway reportedly was robbed Thursday morning, but local officials are not commenting or releasing details, saying the investigation has been turned over to the FBI.
SAVANNAH - After a one-day trial, a jury in the U.S. District Court returned a guilty verdict Wednesday against Andre Jamaal Guyton of Ludowici on two counts of distributing controlled substances in Liberty County. The case was tried before District Judge William T. Moore Jr. at the U.S. Courthouse in Savannah.
A woman, who, along with her four children, survived a vehicle fire Sept. 9, was found dead Wednesday in her Hinesville home, Hinesville Police Det. Kyle Lairamore said.
An arrest has been made in connection with a Sept. 7 robbery at Clyde's Market in the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway. A store clerk was Tasered twice during that incident.
Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children because they can dress up in costumes and act out of character. However, as the sun goes down and trick-or-treaters start roaming the streets of your neighborhood, there are several things to worry about as a parent or guardian. Potentially hazardous costumes or accessories, tainted candy and crossing the street at night without supervision are only a few concerns that should be addressed prior to a child leaving the house.
Hinesville police officers executed a raid Thursday night at a home in the 400 block of Willow Oak Lane in connection with the Wednesday shooting death of Rodtavis Platt.
A shooting Wednesday on Welborn Street in Hinesville left a teenager dead and police are searching for a suspect, according to an incident report filed by Hinesville Police Officer Alexander Shirah.
Liberty County Commission members gathered Tuesday for their monthly meeting to discuss ongoing business items on the agenda.
The bones found last month in a wooded area of Hinesville have been identified as a man who had been reported missing last year.
A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in Dec. is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A local man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.