A Riceboro homeowner received an unwelcome surprise for her birthday Thursday - a small grease fire.
ATLANTA - Blue Bell Ice Cream is helping the American Red Cross encourage people to donate blood this summer with a thank you gift of a pint of ice cream.
Hinesville Police Officer Joseph Madison discussed the problems of gangs along with other local issues during a ride along on Friday night.
Theft by taking, June 12Family Road, MidwayA complainant reported last seeing her motorcycle in her yard at 2 p.m. June 11. When she returned home on June 12, it was gone. Deputies stated they chased someone riding the motorcycle the night before, but the person tried to cut through a yard and wrecked. The offender then ran into the woods.Criminal trespass, June 14Oglethorpe Highway, MidwaySomeone keyed and damaged both passenger doors and the rear quarter ...
Two wrecks in two days at the same location may serve as a reminder to drive safely during the Fourth of July holiday. On Thursday morning, Georgia State Patrol and Liberty County officers responded to a wreck at mile marker 71 in the northbound lanes of I-95.Betty and Robert Grant McArthur, both 88, of Crescent City, Fla., were driving north when Robert McArthur drove off the right side of the road. While trying to regain ...
A Liberty County High School student charged with carrying a weapon on school grounds was recently sentenced to at least six months at a Georgia youth development campus.
Despite some welcome rain across the state, virtually all of Georgia remains in the grip of a drought that remains a threat to public safety.
Two people were taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center after a collision on Highway 84 at Darsey Road. A complete accident report was unavailable prior to press time.
Statutory rape June 21, 2007 Sandy Ridge MHP Glennville Deputies received a report stating a man, 30 years old, impregnated a young girl. The girl informed officials she is pregnant but would not identify the father. The suspect denies he is the father. The case is currently under investigation. *** Entering motor vehicle with intent to commit theft or felony/theft by taking (misdemeanor) June 25, 2007 Johnson Station Landing A man reported that while he ...
The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department firefighters draped a flag Friday across the front of their fire engine during a card-signing for the nine South Carolina firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new volunteers. It has training meetings every Monday at 7 p.m. For more information, call Chief Jeff Blount at 884-4242.
The Hinesville Police Department will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 1-7 p.m. on July 13. The blood mobile will be parked at HPD and donors will get an American Red Cross T-shirt and be entered for a chance to win two Delta airline tickets to any domestic location that Delta serves.
Criminal trespass June 18, 2007 Oak Crest subdivision A complainant told police someone broke five windows and the front door of a construction office trailer. Damage was estimated at $500. Drug charges June 21, 2007 E.G. Miles Parkway Police were dispatched to the emergency room at Liberty Regional Medical Center in response to a possible attempted suicide. Police contacted the staff who informed officers a man claimed he wanted to turn himself in and gave ...
T-Mobile users in Liberty County can now access an index of local health and human services by pressing three simple buttons - 2-1-1.
False report of crime, June 11 Walk-in at HPD A woman reported her vehicle had been struck in the Wal-Mart parking lot. An officer noted there was damage to the rear, driver's side bumper but questioned whether the damage was consistent with the woman's story. Hinesville Traffic Accident Inspector Lt. Max McLendon was called to inspect the vehicle and determined the woman's statement was most likely incorrect. The complainant was informed of her Miranda rights ...
Drug charge, June 6 Georgia 405, Liberty County A deputy pulled over a vehicle for failing to maintain its lane. As the deputy approached the driver, he smelled what he thought was marijuana from the vehicle. The deputy asked the driver to step out and show his driver's license. A check of the license revealed it was suspended. The deputy asked the driver if there were drugs or weapons in the car and the driver ...
A Midway man found dead Thursday next to his ATV on the Isle of Wight has been identified.
May 1: Burglary - A resident in the 700 block of Hearn Road reported that a laptop was taken sometime between Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1, and that the back door has signs of forced entry. No other items were reportedly missing, and the residents waited to report the missing item in case they had only misplaced it. The responding officer reported signs of forced entry, and the address reportedly was also burglarized with forced entry in 2011.
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.
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