A Hinesville man convicted of molesting three children received a 260-year sentence Monday.
The children of Mary Lee Cox's class received a treat thanks to Liberty County Fire Coordinator James Ashdown and the Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation.
Several accidents involving emergency vehicles being driven by volunteers has prompted the Liberty County Commission to look at tightening its policies.
By Patty Leon Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org It's no secret drugs can be found in any community, regardless of its size or socio-economic status. It is a problem throughout the nation, and Liberty and Long counties are not immune to the growing epidemic. The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement drug task force was created in the mid-1990s to help combat the problem locally. "The drug issue is all across the board and in ...
Structure fire, April 30 Live Oak Church Road, Hinesville A small grease fire started in the kitchen of a mobile home on Live Oak Road, causing some damage to the inside of the residence. The family evacuated the home and a neighbor used a fire extinguisher on the blaze until the fire department arrived. No injuries were reported. Civil matter, April 23 Arnold Drive, Walthourville A woman reported her landlord continues to harass her with ...
Shots fired April 20, 2007 Whitetail Circle Police arrived at a residential neighborhood in response to a man firing a pellet gun at birds. The neighbors were concerned a pellet would inadvertently hit children playing in their yards. Police met with the man who told them he was shooting BBs at squirrels because they ruined his garden. Police informed the man of the city ordinances regarding the discharge of a firearm in the city. ...
ATLANTA - It seems like every day there is news about a violent episode on a campus that raises concerns for our children and the safety of their school.
Two men are facing theft charges in Long County following their arrests in separate incidents.
While the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department was fighting a woods fire Monday that destroyed about 90 acres on Elim Church Road, additional units were dispatched to Sandy Ridge Drive on the opposite side of the county in response to a structure fire.
SAVANNAH - Ten of the 11 students taking EMT courses at Savannah Technical College this fall passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam, according to the school.
The Liberty County Chapter of the American Red Cross is teaming up with others to raise money for the work the relief agency does.
Interference of custody, April 22, 2007 Blue Jay Lane, Midway A complainant told deputies she went to pick up her children and the man who had them refused to give them back. She stated he had the children since April 17, yet has no legal right to them. Arson, April 24, 2007 JV Road, Hinesville A man reported he saw smoke coming from a wooded area across the street from his house and two juveniles ...
A tentative trial has been scheduled for former Midway volunteer firefighter Calvin Chipp for May 29. He is charged with murder in the April 2005 death of Roger Harrell. They got into a fight at the Sky Box in Midway. A grand jury felt enough evidence was presented to proceed with a trial dated in the case that also alleges Chipp was in possession of a vehicle with altered identification during the reported offense.
Fleeing and attempting to elude/speeding April 16, 2007 Shuman Road, Hinesville A gray Nissan traveling at a high rate of speed tried to elude deputies when they tried to conduct a traffic stop. The driver of the Nissan proceeded at a high rate of speed through Groover and Ray roads until the deputies saw him returning to Highway 196 and turning turn onto Mobley Road. The driver was arrested for speeding and attempting to elude. ...
A Long County jury took less than one hour to find Michael Clements guilty this past week of kidnapping and two counts of aggravated sodomy.
A Midway man found dead Thursday next to his ATV on the Isle of Wight has been identified.
May 1: Burglary - A resident in the 700 block of Hearn Road reported that a laptop was taken sometime between Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1, and that the back door has signs of forced entry. No other items were reportedly missing, and the residents waited to report the missing item in case they had only misplaced it. The responding officer reported signs of forced entry, and the address reportedly was also burglarized with forced entry in 2011.
A Hinesville woman who used a brownie as a weapon Saturday night to deface the Liberty County Justice Center now is behind bars. Khadiza Latimore was arrested and charged with criminal trespass for smashing a brownie on a glass door at the justice center on South Main Street. She is being held on $1,200 bond at the Liberty County Jail.
April 28: Terroristic threats and acts - Police and fire officials responded to a mail box explosion in the 300 block of Deal Street. The mail box was damaged but intact, and inside of it was a melted two-liter root beer bottle with an unknown substance inside it.
JESUP ― The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Monday that to help travelers during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state-system highways would be suspended from noon Friday, May 24, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
April 19: Simple battery, cruelty to animals - A deputy went to investigate a domestic dispute in Midway and found two people seriously impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. There were no signs of violence, but a woman claimed a man grabbed her by the ankles and pulled her and threw her dog against a wall. Both were advised of the family violence act and warrant procedures.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people were arrested around 5 a.m. Thursday in Ludowici's Pecan Park in connection with the fatal shooting, according to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter and Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Long County has displaced a family of three.
Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
A Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
April 26: Burglary - A man reported a broken window at another residence in the 2400 block of Caswell Boulevard, and the responding officer noticed there were two TVs lying on a floor but was not sure whether they were left that way by burglars or by their owner. He contacted the resident, who said she has been away from the house for about a month, and they deduced that only a $250 laptop was taken from the home.
Two home-intrusion suspects who thought a Long County residence was deserted were surprised May 2 when a neighbor foiled their entry attempt and fired a shot at them.
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