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.
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.
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
Drug charge, June 6
The Long County E-911 Committee met with GeoComm and representatives from McIntosh County on June 15.
The community came out Friday to sign a handmade card as a tribute to the nine fallen Charleston, S.C., firefighters. Missy Blount, wife of Fleming Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jeff Blount, created the card and decorated the table with candles, pictures of each of the firefighters who lost their lives in a fire at a furniture warehouse Monday, and flowers as a tribute to their lost brethren. The card along with some donations that were received will be sent to the firefighters station in South Carolina.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, the registered sex offenders below live in Liberty or Long counties. They include men and woman. The oldest offender was born in 1927 and was convicted of child molestation in 2005. Six offenders are behind bars, while the locations of six others are unknown.
Animal complaint, June 3
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday in an ATV accident.
A Wednesday morning fire heavily damaged a Hinesville apartment complex and displaced four people.
A Tuesday evening fire heavily damaged a mobile home in Hinesville, displacing the man who lived in the single-wide structure.
For many people, summer means spending lots of time outdoors. Officials from the Coastal Health District - which includes Liberty, Long, Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn and McIntosh counties - want Coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time by preventing illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.
Two people are wanted in connection with a case involving a kidnapping, a vehicle hijacking, an armed robbery and aggravated assault. It was reported in Long County on July 2. The incident reportedly happened between 1:30-3:50 a.m. at a residence in the Sandhill community, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Al Cato.
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday night in an ATV accident.
A Fort Stewart soldier and a woman face numerous charges after they were arrested Thursday for allegedly illegally selling alcohol and tobacco products from a Walthourville home.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a false-alarm ordinance at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
The case of the state of Georgia vs. Robert Parker, a former Long County Sheriff's deputy, was delayed again Wednesday morning when First District Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III agreed to set Aug. 1 for a "Rule 20" hearing to allow Parker to enter a plea.