• Arrest dates: Aug. 28 and Sept. 18
FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Two soldiers making a surprise visit to their families in Florida before deployment to Iraq were struck by a car and killed after getting into a fight.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is launching a new online resource for teen drivers and their parents. The Web site, "Teen Driving Safety 101," www.dot.ga.gov/teendriving, provides information on driving laws, safety tips and travel information to help teens stay safe behind the wheel.
Liberty County Sheriff J. Don Martin recently promoted Deputy James Caines to sergeant.
Total cases opened: 33
ATLANTA - Going in on a time share may sound like a great vacation solution, but some consumers are finding that the monthly maintenance fees and
Tragedy struck Long County on Monday when a 5-year-old boy, described as friendly and outgoing, drowned in a bathtub.
LUDOWICI - Tragedy struck Long County earlier this afternoon, with the drowning death of a 5-year-old boy.
Sept. 20, Discharging firearms within city limits, 112 Cherokee Circle
Snelson-Golden Middle School's fire safety program was put through a live test Thursday when a faculty member spotted smoke in the 200 hall and activated emergency procedure.
Jonathon Goode, 22, was charged last Friday with homicide by a vehicle in the first degree for his involvement in a wreck that killed a Jesup teenager earlier this year.
Long County Sheriff's Department Chief Investigator Ty Smith said Francisco Javier Badillo-Jimenez, 22, of Glennville has been charged with statutory rape in connection with the disappearance of a 13-year-old Long County girl last weekend.
One person was taken to Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart and three others to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after a wreck Wednesday afternoon.
LUDOWICI - A Long County girl, who went missing Friday, was found Saturday morning in Garden City.
On Sept. 14, Long County Probate Court Judge Marie Middleton denied a petition by Jeffrey Moody to presume that his wife, Debora Gail DeLoach Moody is dead.
Maryella Haynes had just finished preparing dinner for her family Tuesday and went outside to check on her kids when her granddaughter came out, yelling about a fire.
A man drove through the Hinesville Kroger late Wednesday night, causing considerable damage to the store at 555 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
The home of Walthourville Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Green on Carter Road was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday.
A Walthourville man was shot several times Monday night in a mobile-home park on Wilder Road.
The Walthourville Police Department has made two more arrests in connection with an illegal alcohol and tobacco ring raided last month.
Corporal Scott Hensler of the Hinesville Police Department recently completed an advanced roadside impaired-driving enforcement course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
A Walthourville man was shot several times Monday night in a mobile home park on Wilder Road.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office will host another 10-week Citizen's Academy beginning Aug.6.
Authorities are investigating how a man was shot in Walthourville Monday night, according to Walthourville Police Chief Tracey McFadden.
The Georgia Municipal Association recently announced that the city of Ludowici received a safety grant check for $6,000. The funds will be used to purchase helmets, gloves, handbooks, manuals and radio systems.
June 26: Simple battery - An officer was called to a disturbance on Deer Trail Lane in Midway. The complainant said her friend came over drunk at 6:30 a.m. They hung out all day until the friend wanted the complainant to get off the phone and go for a walk with her. The complainant said no, which made the friend mad, and she began swinging at her.
June 28: Criminal trespass - An officer responded at Ballard Drive in reference to two unidentified men knocking on the complainant's door.
Between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday, three structure fires were reported in Liberty and Long counties. No one was injured, but 10 area residents now are without homes. The blazes appear to be unrelated.