On March 28, roughly 200 people, primarily high school students and young adults, were at a party being held at the County Line Club near Midway when shots rang out.
Two Long County youths face felony charges after they allegedly entered a mobile home last month and stole two toy boats.
Imagine a hurricane making landfall near Georgia's coastline – pushing a surge of water through Georgia's coastal communities and further inland, causing flooding as the storm moves across the state. It has spawned tornadoes, and high winds have blown down trees and power lines causing power outages.
In a called meeting Thursday, the Hinesville City Council approved grant applications to the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, applying for funding to buy equipment for the city's fire and police departments.
A man has been charged with child molestation and simple battery by the Long County Sheriff's Department.
ATLANTA - The 78-hour Memorial Day holiday travel period begins Friday evening and the Georgia State Patrol will be watching for impaired drivers and other traffic violations that could potentially cause a traffic crash.
With a new hurricane season approaching, new changes for how and when warnings are issued as well as new assessments of Liberty County's hurricane-prone coastline will affect how residents prepare for storm-related circumstances. Hurricane season began earlier this month, with peak activity expected between September and October.
With the school year coming to an end, Memorial Day weekend approaching and summer festivities about to kick into high gear, officials at the Governor's Office of Highway Safety say they want people to be safe in their travels.
Thirty-five firefighters and emergency personnel from 10 regional agencies completed a search and rescue course through the Georgia Emergency Management Agency last month. The 14-hour course was conducted in Riceboro at the Coastal EMC on April 17-18.
A Walthourville home was fired on early Sunday morning, and a bullet missed a sleeping child by inches. According to Liberty County Sheriff's Det. Brian Barnes, the shooting happened just before 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Sabreena Circle. A mother and her two toddlers were asleep in the home, Barnes said. Someone fired five times with a 9 mm automatic handgun. For the complete story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Couirer.
In celebration of National Drug Court Month, the Liberty County drug court had a ceremony Monday morning at the Liberty County Courthouse. The Honorable Judge D. Jay Stewart presided.
Safe Kids Day in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park last Saturday stressed the importance of safety to school-aged children and educated the community with games, demonstrations and other activities.
May is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's motorcycle safety month, and transportation officials are reminding riders to stay safe while enjoying their rides.
Authorities are still seeking an 82-year-old Ellabell man with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing since Thursday.
JESUP - Two children in the care of their disabled grandmother drowned Wednesday afternoon in Wayne County, authorities said.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency held a review and update meeting yesterday for the county's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is updated every five years, with city and county officials developing an action plan for emergencies. Attendees were asked to review projects listed in the plan for their jurisdiction from 2010, then revise projects, add new ones or eliminate unnecessary projects. They were encouraged to have action-oriented projects that are impactful on their communities and can obtain possible grant funding. These projects can include improving building codes, updating flood warning systems, draining lakes behind weakened dams or ...
South Carolina authorities arrested a man Wednesday in connection with bomb threats at Long County High School and a government building in Glynn County in February.
A convicted man currently serving a life sentence for his role in the death of his 7-month old daughter was denied a new trial. The motion hearing was held Monday in the Liberty County Justice Center.
A man was arrested after leading officers from Liberty County and Fort Stewart on a high-speed chase that ended in a wreck around midday Thursday, authorities said.
A soldier has been denied bond on a murder charge stemming from a fatal shooting Saturday afternoon in Hinesville.