An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
A prescribed fire will be conducted today in Liberty and Long counties. The fire, which may present smoke to residents of Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties, will be carried out by Fort Stewart Forestry.
According to Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Danny Dinkins, on May 30 his department served a search warrant on David Ellis Strickland, 53, and Maybelle Williams, 53, at their Futch Lane home in the Sand Hills community of Long County, and the couple's business, 301 Game Room, which is attached to the home.
May 13: Disorderly conduct - Two brothers were arguing over property lines and deputies advised them they have to settle the matter in civil court. One brother said cars kept driving across his property. He said his brother runs a night club on his side of the property at Robert Hill Road but cars were using his side like a thoroughfare. He said when he complained to his brother his sibling threatened him, so he called the police.
A Texas woman has been arrested and charged with prostitution in Long County, according to Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers.
May 25: Suspicious acts - A Hinesville motel guest said her ex-boyfriend entered her room unannounced then left with her mother's boyfriend. A short time later, the mother's boyfriend returned without the motel guest's ex-boyfriend and reportedly said the ex-boyfriend was going to "shoot up the room." Soon after that, something hit the motel-room window, and the complainant called 911. Another female at the scene appeared very intoxicated and could not provide police with a ...
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he took swift and decisive action following a reported incident at the Liberty County Jail on Thursday night.
May 12 Dog bite - Neighbors jumped the fence to help a man who was being attacked by his dogs. The man said the dogs were fighting and he jumped in to pull them apart and that is when they started to bite him. The neighbors reported they heard the man yell and that is when they jumped the fence to assist. Deputies reported the dogs already were separated and locked in different rooms of ...
May 4 Possession and use of drug-related objects and possession of a Schedule III controlled substance - A 25-year-old Riceboro resident was arrested following a traffic stop for an expired license plate. The driver could not produce a driver's license, registration or proof of insurance and the officer asked passenger for his identity. While one officer was checking the man's identity, another officer was heard telling the man to keep his hands where he could ...
An alleged burglary attempt turned deadly Saturday night in Hinesville when a homeowner confronted a home-invasion suspect, leading to a gunfight that left the homeowner, a soldier, dead and injured the suspect.
May 23 Criminal trespass - An HPD officer was conducting house checks when he noticed a rotten smell emanating from a Varnedoe Street residence. The office approached the porch and noticed skeletons of decayed fish on the front porch and fish particles on the storm door. Decayed fish also had been left on the windshield and hood of a car in the driveway. The officer attempted to contact the person to whom the car was ...
Two Tennessee natives living in Long County lost everything Sunday morning in a fire that destroyed their home.
A Bryan County man was shot to death early Tuesday morning on Daniel Siding Road. William Haymans, 69, was found dead by Bryan County Sheriff's deputies outside a home on the 1800 block of Daniel Siding Road, according to Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith. Smith said Haymans apparently had driven up to a home to mow the grass between 7:30-8 a.m. when he was shot at least twice with a shotgun. <p ...
May 1 Criminal damage to property - Deputies were called to the Villages at Limerick around 1:30 p.m. after a complainant discovered that someone had damaged the subdivision's wastewater-treatment plant and pump station. The vandal had removed two manhole covers and turned on valves, which caused the plant to shut down and resulted in an estimated $5,000 in damage. The complainant said he would not know the entire cost of the damage until the site ...
May 10 Suicidal threats - A woman who works for Behavioral Health Consultants on Fort Stewart alerted police to a man who she claimed wanted to end his life. The woman said the man had an appointment for a consultation but when she called to confirm the appointment the man said he would not be alive by the day of the appointment. Police met with the man who said he needed help and was given ...
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.
Nov. 5: Auto theft - A South Main Street woman told police she last saw her vehicle this past March in the care of her estranged husband. When she contacted him to retrieve the vehicle, he told her he left it in an apartment-complex parking lot before he moved to Maryland. When she went to get the vehicle, she could not find it. Detectives discovered the vehicle had been sold and then crushed.
Two accused members of the anti-government militia group Forever Enduring Always Ready will be in Long County Superior Court this week. The men are believed to have fired the shots that killed Michael Roark, 19, and Tiffany York, 17, in December 2011 at Lake Morgan in Long County.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a 22-year-old soldier at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found Saturday night at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly
Nov. 7: Disorderly conduct - A Highway 196 convenience store clerk told deputies a Ludowici woman came into the store where she works and began to yell at her. The woman threatened to "beat her a__" and took a swing at her, the clerk said. The clerk told deputies the woman accused her of sleeping with her ex-husband. The store owner and another man who was inside the story grabbed the woman to keep her from hitting the clerk.
Between Jan. 1-Nov. 21, Hinesville had 1,049 traffic accidents that resulted in 310 injuries and three fatalities, Hinesville Police Cpl. Les Patton said.
Authorities are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide Monday morning in Richmond Hill.
Nov. 1: Suspicious acts - An officer conducting a foot patrol along Gen. Screven Way was flagged down by a citizen who found a shell casing in the parking lot of Stewart Way Apartments. The woman said she called police earlier that day after hearing gunshots and witnessing a group of people arguing in the parking lot of the apartment complex.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a man at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly 5 miles from the main post area and sits off of Ga. 144 east, about 10 miles from Richmond Hill.
Cynthia Gates began her position as executive director of the Tri-County Protective Agency in August and now is "getting acclimated" to the job.
A man was killed shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday at an Interstate Paper warehouse on Interstate Paper road in Riceboro.
A man was killed Wednesday afternoon in an industrial accident at Interstate Paper in Riceboro. Midway Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Joe Feinhals could not provide additional details, but said the incident involved a forklift. The accident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. at a warehouse on the site of Interstate Paper. The incident is under investigation.
A Liberty County High School senior, Austin John Eisner, 18, died from an accidental gunshot wound Sunday at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. The accidental shooting took place Saturday at Coastal Auto Parts and Recycling near Walthourville. Eisner was transported to Memorial by helicopter.