The Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a false-alarm ordinance at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
The case of the state of Georgia vs. Robert Parker, a former Long County Sheriff's deputy, was delayed again Wednesday morning when First District Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III agreed to set Aug. 1 for a "Rule 20" hearing to allow Parker to enter a plea.
June 10: Suicide attempt - A vehicle drove into a ditch on EB Cooper Highway. The driver was the complainant's wife, who was not on scene when the deputy arrived.
Fireworks purchased in South Carolina, Alabama and Florida might not be legal in Georgia, according to Pyrouniverse.com.
DUBLIN, Ga. - Twenty-one defendants have been sentenced for their involvement in a Dodge County area drug-trafficking organization, including two men from Hinesville and one from Ludowici.
A high-speed chase that began in Wayne County shortly before noon ended in Long County when a Long County Sheriff's Office deputy stopped the suspect using the pit maneuver, causing the fleeing driver to wreck.
June 7: Aggravated assault (vehicle) - An officer was dispatched to the scene of an apparent hit-and-run accident on Abrahms Ally. A white SUV reportedly struck a man and then left the area.
On behalf of the Hospital Authority of Liberty County and the Liberty Regional Foundation, Will Darsey recently presented a donation to Joe Martin and Joe Cannon of the Eastern District Fire Rescue in Midway.
According to code O.C.G.A. 40-8-73.1, in Georgia, it's unlawful for any person to operate a vehicle that has material applied to the rear windshield or the side windows that reduce light transmission through the windshield or windows to less than 32 percent. The rear windows of a truck or multipurpose vehicle are exempt from parts of this law, however the windows to the left and right of the driver and the front windshield must be in compliance.
A fire Thursday night in Gum Branch destroyed a single-wide trailer in the 400 block of Wells Road, displacing seven people. Five adults lived in the home - three women and two men - and two girls, ages 6 and 12.
June 2: Disorderly conduct - An officer went to Kroger in reference to threats. A woman said she pulled into the Kroger parking lot and saw her husband with his girlfriend and girlfriend's daughter.
June 5: Verbal dispute - Two deputies were dispatched to McCumber Drive in Hinesville due to a domestic dispute. The complainant, parked outside of her mother's house, said her mother went to her grandmother's house and took her belongings. The mother told the deputy that she told her daughter to move out because she wasn't helping around the house.
Long County resident Jessie Parker, 35, died from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday in Long County. Fort Stewart soldier Karl Stephan was injured in the accident.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes, Chief Deputy Jon Long and jail administrator Jeff Hein officiated the swearing-in ceremony for several new deputies Wednesday morning at the Liberty County Justice Center.
The Ludowici Police Department recently added another police car to its fleet.