July 30: Police arrested a driver wanted for a probation violation and also charged him with an open container violation after stopping him on West Oglethorpe Highway for a seat-belt violation. An open can of beer was observed on the floor between the driver's feet.
Brush fires that broke out in May and June near Simmons Crossing and on Fraser Harris Road, respectively, took a toll on Long County resident Jessica Simmons, who owns Horse Creek Riding Stables.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 during Tuesday's meeting to accept a $782,000 contractor bid for the west-end fire station.
ATLANTA - A shootout with a police officer in Florida and bank robbery in Valdosta on Tuesday has sparked a manhunt across our region.
Law enforcement, firefighters, 911 center staffers and social-service organizations disguised a serious message of safety in family friendly activities during Tuesday's National Night Out in Hinesville's Bradwell Park.
The National Weather Service is still saying if Tropical Storm Emily behaves as predicted weather effects here should be minimum, but that could change.
Hinesville Fire Department officials are investigating several area fires that broke out in the past few days. The fires were in the vicinity of the Terrell Mill Pond fire but were not a result of that fire.
The Hinesville Police Department hopes to get some high-tech tools to fight crime. The city applied last month to the Bureau of Justice Assistance for a $20,536 grant to buy five digital video mirrors and 13 wearable video cameras.
July 26: A man was cited for possession of a Schedule II narcotic after he and others were stopped for questioning in connection with a burglary report. The man agreed to a search of his belongings, and officers found generic medication used to treat attention deficit disorder. The medication was not in a prescription bottle.
Law officers and soldiers are searching in Hinesville for a 20-year-old soldier who is believed to be a danger to himself.
A Richmond Hill couple is dead after what police are investigating as a murder/suicide.
July 23: A man was cited for driving under the influence after being stopped in connection with an incident where a pedestrian accused him of waving a pistol at him while driving by. The man appeared intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests.
The Long County Emergency Management Agency recently established a community emergency response team comprised of volunteers from the area.
Hinesville Fire Department Lt. Earnest McDuffie (in front) and Cpt. Chris Moss poke through the ashes of a home Saturday morning in Happy Acres mobile home park on Kelly Drive.
Liberty County residents can interact with their protectors and learn more about staying safe during the 2011 National Night Out from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.
For two Liberty County sheriff's deputies it was just a routine dinner break at a Hinesville restaurant - that is, until they went to settle ...