Nighttime lane closures are scheduled for 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday on Highway 17 at Mulberry Drive in Richmond Hill.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Department will hold its second citizen's academy at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Ludowici City Councilwoman Gwendolyn Davis, 71, who represents District 5, was in a four-car accident Thursday in Ludowici, according to Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers.
June 24: Criminal trespass - A Midway man returned to his Dave Williams Road residence at 8 p.m. to find his kitchen had been broken into. There was a hole in a window. The complainant didn't find anything missing.
The grandson of a Fort Stewart soldier was found unresponsive Aug. 7 and later was pronounced deceased by first responders in the soldier's on-post home. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death, and no additional information will be released at this time to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation.
The young man allegedly responsible for the death of Kiara Gray, 22, has turned himself in to police. Hinesville Police's lead detective, Maj. Thomas Cribbs said Christopher Burton turned himself in today.
A woman in her early 20s was shot and killed early Friday morning following a card game in the 900 block of Whippoorwill Way in Hinesville.
June 22: Theft by taking, criminal trespass - A deputy was called to West Highway 196 after a Hinesville man's stepfather trespassed onto his property. The complainant kicked his stepfather off of the property and then discovered a steel weightlifting bar and three dumbbells missing. He told the deputy that his stepfather often would take steel items and sell them to Coastal Recycling Center for beer money. He provided the deputy with his stepfather's address, but the offender was not there when the deputy arrived at the residence.
Authorities have released a security camera photograph of the man who robbed the Midway Branch of The Heritage Bank Wednesday afternoon.
The Heritage Bank's Midway branch was robbed Wednesday afternoon. Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes confirmed the report and said authorities are canvassing nearby neighborhoods in search of a suspect.
June 19: Sales of cocaine, possession of marijuana - An officer noticed a vehicle he recently pulled over in which the driver did not have a license. When the officer made contact with the driver, it was the man he suspected. The officer asked the man if he had his license, and he did not answer. The officer retrieved information that said the man still did not have a license.
A Ludowici man has been arrested after DNA evidence linked him to six vehicle break-ins earlier this year, Statesboro police said.
Kids, cops, parents, community and business leaders came together Friday night for the annual Community Night Out at Liberty Independent Troop Park on Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The Hinesville Police Department and Target presented the crime-prevention and safety-themed event. More than 30 vendors offered children and parents information about educational and community resources.
Three men, two of whom had been on the run, recently were arrested for their alleged involvement in a burglary last month in Long County.
The decision to hire paid firefighters or depend on a declining number of volunteer firefighters is one dilemma facing Liberty County, as it pertains to the county's comprehensive fire plan.
A Hinesville woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
For the second time in less than a week, Hinesville police responded to an alleged bomb threat at Walmart. It was business as usual the second time around; store management apparently did not order an evacuation as they had on Sept. 6.
Shortly before 9 this evening, a woman who was believed to be trying to cross Highway 84 at Gen. Screven Way was hit and kiled by a vehicle traveling west.
Aug. 21: Theft by taking - A lawn mower and air compressor went missing from the front yard of a home on Wells Cemetery Road. The owner of the items said she left them in the front carport, which she kept well-lit at night. She said the mower was a push mower and her air compressor was manufactured by Kobalt. Police noticed tracks made by the lawn mower leaving the residence and continuing down the road to a neighbor's house.
Lt. Jeff Hein, commander of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit, describes law enforcement's continuous war on drugs as "a strategic game of chess, not checkers."
Aug. 5: Obstruction, shoplifting - An officer observed an 18-year-old male riding a bicycle inside Walmart. The suspect was riding down the main food aisle. When he saw the officer, he turned down another aisle, running into a woman pushing a shopping cart. He crashed the bike but climbed back on it, ignoring the officer's calls to halt.
Witnesses report that traffic at Hinesville's Walmart was back to normal by 4:30 after an alleged bomb threat earlier had prompted an evacuation.
Aug. 8: Peeping tom - A 40-year-old Riceboro woman told a deputy she was lying on her bed around 1:30 p.m. when she saw a man looking at her through the window. When the man realized she saw him, she said he ran toward the front of the house and road. She told the deputy the man was wearing a black hat and brown shirt. The deputy searched the area but did not see anyone of that description.
A Monday-night fire at a Hinesville apartment complex displaced three families.
July 31: Arson – second degree - A deputy was dispatched to John Wells Road in Hinesville after a vehicle caught fire. The complainant parked the car around 11:30 p.m. Later that night, his roommate heard people in the yard followed by a loud noise. He ran outside to find the car on fire. The complainant said the only person he could think of that would do this was his wife, with whom he recently separated.
A fire Monday night at a Hinesville apartment complex displaced three families.
A Midway family was displaced late Friday after their home was destroyed by fire. A 35-year-old husband and his 23-year-old wife were at their home on Screven Fork Road with their two children, ages 2 years and 3 months, when the fire was discovered. The mother told American Red Cross officials on the scene she left a cigarette, which she thought she had extinguished, in the bedroom, which may have started the fire. She said she was gone from the room for about 20 minutes. When she returned and opened the door, she discovered the room on fire. Fire departments ...
Looking to find answers and solve the murder of popular youth mentor and basketball coach Ernie Walthour, several citizens have pitched in to raise funds they hope will lead to the eventual arrest and conviction of those involved.
A cash bond of $350,000 or a property bond of $700,000 was set last week for Jamell Charles Johnson, 28, by Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III in Ludowici.