Construction crews hit a gas line Friday afternoon around 5 p.m. near Veterans Parkway in Hinesville. The northbound lanes of the road were closed for about 30 minutes while the line was repaired. The strong smell of gas drifted toward Oglethorpe Highway, but it remained open.
A Gum Branch man suffering from a bullet wound to the head was found in a ditch Thursday night near the intersection of Elim Road and Highway 196, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
A five-vehicle crash on Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington late Wednesday afternoon caused a major traffic jam at the height of rush hour.
Here are some of the recent reports filed by deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
The Long County Sheriff's Office and the Ludowici Police Department have stepped up patrols and road stops in recent weeks to support the Governor's Office of Highway Safety's Click-It-Or-Ticket campaign and Summer HEAT initiative.
Here are some of the recent reports filed by Hinesville Police officers:
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jon Long was one of 160 law enforcement officers at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association 2014 Command Staff Training Conference last month in Hall County.
An elderly disabled veteran who had just placed his order at Captain D's drive-thru in Hinesville struck the building Monday evening, closing the eatery temporarily, according to Hinesville Traffic Accident Investigator Richard Boucher.
Here are some recently reports filed by officers with the Hinesville Police Department:
An elderly, disabled vet, who had just placed his order at the drive-through at Capt D's in Hinesville, struck the building with his vehicle, closing the restaurant temporarily.
Here are some recent reports filed by deputies at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
STATESBORO - A man whom authorities say was wanted for offenses ranging from probation violations to selling marijuana in several counties was arrested Thursday after officers responded to a large gathering of people at The Cove apartments, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
In a way, talking about hurricane season in Georgia is like crying wolf. Or beating a dead horse. About this time each year, public safety officials warn the public to prepare for hurricane season.
Complaints and intel led to the arrest of three Hinesville men on narcotics and stolen property charges.
According to Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tom Sollosi, Christopher Tilley, 25, was arrested Thursday for his alleged involvement in two area residential burglaries.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's office include:
The force of a wreck on E.B. Cooper Highway Thursday night seemed to fold a pickup in half. No one was injured, even though the crash also brought down a power pole and a couple other vehicles got entangled in the wires.