A Midway woman suffering from diabetes plowed through a Bryan County cemetery Friday afternoon
October is Fire Safety Month, and the Hinesville Fire Department is in full swing. Most fire departments throughout the state are offering different types of fire-safety education.
Sept. 19, Suspicious acts, 751 West Oglethorpe Highway
IT Crimes is part of a global initiative founded to help eliminate the theft of computer and other technology-related equipment. Originally a campaign launched in partnership with South African authorities, the operation is now moving into areas of the United States, including Hinesville.
Four burglaries recently occured in Ludowici, according to Ludowici Police Department Investigator Sal Genualdi.
Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Col. Kevin W. Milton and Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Ervin present a certificate of appreciation to Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier in recognition of the department's contributions to the 2009 July 4th celebration on Fort Stewart. Milton and Ervin attended the monthly Hinesville Military Affairs Committee meeting to present certificates of appreciation to other members for their support and help with this year's celebration.
A Ludowici man who was involved in a wreck that killed a 17-year-old was arrested last week for possession of illegal drugs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced recently that Liberty County has received $203,000 in funding through the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program. The grant will be used to start the Liberty County Drug Court program which will target all adult offenders with a drug or substance abuse problem.
One man was killed, one injured in a single-vehicle accident in Long County Saturday night.
A man found submerged in a creek behind his home near Midway Thursday evening has been identified as Thomas Eugene Grier, 76, according to a Liberty County Sheriff Department incident report.
Judge Paul Rose with the Atlantic Judicial Circuit of Superior Courts visited with community leaders at Tuesday's Rotary Club meeting and talked about his experiences on the bench. He also offered an update on the state of the local court systems.
An elderly man was found submerged in water Thursday afternoon in a pond on the Isle of Wight.
Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce confirmed that a man was found in a pond on the west side of the marsh community, but he was unsure what caused the death. He said it was too early to release the name of the victim.
Aug. 22, Doing business without a license, 791 EG Miles Parkway
LUDOWICI - An employee of Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility was arrested Friday and has been charged with stealing from the nursing home and several of its residents.
No decision has yet been made to seek the death penalty in the case of Edison A. Ortiz, who was charged last month in the shooting deaths of his in-laws.
Maryella Haynes had just finished preparing dinner for her family Tuesday and went outside to check on her kids when her granddaughter came out, yelling about a fire.
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.