Anonymous tips and citizens' complaints have led to seven drug-related arrests, four in Liberty County on Wednesday and three in Long County on Thursday, by the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force and the Long County Sheriff's Department.
Businesses along Midway's Butler Avenue will have a customer appreciation day to benefit the Midway Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 12.
Burglary - forced entry - nonresidence
According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper SFC Thornell King, a woman, identified as Trenicia Hawes, 19, of Fort Stewart, suffered sever head injures in a wreck Saturday afternoon. The trooper said she was driving north on Old Hines Road in Flemington in a 1998 Nissan Altima around 2 p.m. with her 13-year-old nephew when the car ran off the lightly traveled, dirt road and hit a tree on the passenger side. King said the younger teen reported another vehicle passed them, but he could not tell whether Hawes was forced off the road. Hawes was flown by LifeStar to ...
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently received two new pieces of equipment to enhance and improve its ability to provide fire protection for the county.
Both the Long and Liberty county sheriff's departments see a potential problem arising in the area -- dog fighting.
Liberty County Sheriff's blotter
The warmer weather has brought more runners, walkers and bike riders out, but they may not be warmly welcomed on the road.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened 47 cases with 58 offenders during February.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency unveiled the state's new emergency preparedness campaign early this year.
Gangs were the focus of a seminar at Bethel AME Church.
Estella Grant Hopkins, who lost her home to a fire on Feb. 29, is in desperate need.
Liberty County Blotters
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.
A search is under way in Hinesville for the person who robbed the GeoVista Credit Union on Link Street on Thursday morning.
A disabled Long County woman and her son lost everything Wednesday in a house fire on Macedonia Church Road.
June 23: Burglary, forced entry - At 2:30 p.m., an officer went to a residence off Oglethorpe Highway because of an alleged burglary. The complainant noticed a window broken at her residence. She said she left her house about an hour prior, with all doors and windows locked. When she returned, she didn't notice anything wrong until she went into the living room and saw shattered glass from the patio door. She was missing an Xbox, controller and several Xbox games. The officer found a brick in the living room and believed it was used to break the ...