A contractor working for the CEMIX Mining Company in Long County died Saturday after suffering an apparent heart attack while on company property on Morgan Lake.
A pre-Christmas fire that damaged a home in Hinesville is thought to have been intentionally set, according to local investigators and Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine's office.
Cpl. Shonda Fletcher is a "party of one," keeping track of nearly 100 registered sex offenders in Liberty County, but available resources, regular communication with each person and the flexibility to make in-person visits allow her to keep a close eye on sex offenders under her supervision.
The 18-wheel tractor trailer that plowed into a Pittsburgh family's van killing a 3-year-old boy on Sunday is believed to have been going too fast for traffic conditions, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
At a recent meeting, for the upcoming Long County Commissioners budget, the Long County Sheriff's Department took criticism from both citizens of the county and commissioners over the amount of overtime deputies got last year and the amount budgeted for this year.
• Nov. 23
Nov. 20, Criminal trespass, 215 Pointe South Drive
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Safety announced a monthlong enforcement effort targeted at impaired drivers on Georgia roads. Col. Bill Hitchens, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said Georgia State troopers and officers with the Motor Carrier Compliance Division are concentrating on intercepting impaired drivers on the roads before they can cause a traffic crash.
Georgia was no stranger to disasters in 2009, with everything from floods to a pandemic affecting our state. That's why GEMA's Ready Georgia campaign is asking all Georgians to Resolve to be Ready in 2010. Preparing, planning and staying informed now will make it easier for residents to respond during an unexpected event.
Ludowici Police Chief Richard Robertson told the Ludowici City Council on Dec. 8 the department received a grant to buy a new tool to translate languages.
Last Friday, a Hinesville man led deputies on a 20-mile chase through Long County. Authorities eventually apprehended the suspect in McIntosh County and took him into custody.
• Nov. 4, Assist citizen. 825 West Oglethorpe Highway
• Nov. 12 MACE agents arrested Bethany Brewer, 21, for allegedly forging a prescription at a pharmacy to obtain a controlled substance, percocet. She faces one count of prescription forgery first degree.
A man who led the Long County Sheriff's Department on a 20-mile car chase across Long and McIntosh counties Friday morning is facing burglary charges in Liberty County and will likely face charges in other counties as well.
A Snelson-Golden Middle School student brought a small knife to school on Nov. 20, according to a Hinesville Police Department report.
A 2-year-old boy was listed in stable condition after being struck by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Fort Stewart, according to Military Police.
A Florida teen was arrested Thursday night in Liberty County in connection with a school bus shooting that left two teens injured.
Hinesville police officers attempted to track a bear within the city limits Thursday night. But shortly before midnight, they called off the search because it had disappeared into the woods.
People in southeast Georgia- especially in the Sunbury area near Fort Morris - can breath a little easier.
Carl Evan Swain was sentenced Monday to three life sentences in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, according to 1st Assistant U.S. Attorney James Durham.
Fleming residents are a bit fed up with the recent increase in home burglaries within their community.
The search for an inmate whom authorities say walked away from a work detail in the Fort Morris area has expanded well beyond Liberty County.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is searching for a prisoner who walked away from road-work detail Monday afternoon.
In their day-to-day activities, they heroically battle residential and wild fires. On rare occasions, they help rescue a cat that might be stuck in a tree.
AccuWeather reports despite a premature start to the Atlantic hurricane season, due to the development of Ana, forecasters predict that the number of storms this year will again fall below normal.
About 50 law enforcement officers, firefighters and first responders from Liberty County and surrounding communities gathered at Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus to receive formal instructions on a new procedure being implemented statewide by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police department include:
The Ludowici Police Department continued its crackdown on drugs with another recent drug bust.
Robert Lee Turner's probation was revoked and he was sentenced to 10 months in jail with credit for time served Tuesday by Liberty County State Court Judge Leon Braun.
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