Hinesville Fire Department works to maintain safety among its employees, who often do very dangerous work.
Calvin Chipp is currently serving 20 years on the charge of voluntary manslaughter for the April 16, 2006, shooting of Roger Harrell outside the Skybox bar in Midway.
A flagman is recovering from injuries he received after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon while working in a construction zone on Highway 196 east.
A Riceboro homeowner received an unwelcome surprise for her birthday Thursday - a small grease fire.
ATLANTA - Blue Bell Ice Cream is helping the American Red Cross encourage people to donate blood this summer with a thank you gift of a pint of ice cream.
Hinesville Police Officer Joseph Madison discussed the problems of gangs along with other local issues during a ride along on Friday night.
Theft by taking, June 12Family Road, MidwayA complainant reported last seeing her motorcycle in her yard at 2 p.m. June 11. When she returned home on June 12, it was gone. Deputies stated they chased someone riding the motorcycle the night before, but the person tried to cut through a yard and wrecked. The offender then ran into the woods.Criminal trespass, June 14Oglethorpe Highway, MidwaySomeone keyed and damaged both passenger doors and the rear quarter ...
Two wrecks in two days at the same location may serve as a reminder to drive safely during the Fourth of July holiday. On Thursday morning, Georgia State Patrol and Liberty County officers responded to a wreck at mile marker 71 in the northbound lanes of I-95.Betty and Robert Grant McArthur, both 88, of Crescent City, Fla., were driving north when Robert McArthur drove off the right side of the road. While trying to regain ...
A Liberty County High School student charged with carrying a weapon on school grounds was recently sentenced to at least six months at a Georgia youth development campus.
Despite some welcome rain across the state, virtually all of Georgia remains in the grip of a drought that remains a threat to public safety.
Two people were taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center after a collision on Highway 84 at Darsey Road. A complete accident report was unavailable prior to press time.
Statutory rape June 21, 2007 Sandy Ridge MHP Glennville Deputies received a report stating a man, 30 years old, impregnated a young girl. The girl informed officials she is pregnant but would not identify the father. The suspect denies he is the father. The case is currently under investigation. *** Entering motor vehicle with intent to commit theft or felony/theft by taking (misdemeanor) June 25, 2007 Johnson Station Landing A man reported that while he ...
The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department firefighters draped a flag Friday across the front of their fire engine during a card-signing for the nine South Carolina firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new volunteers. It has training meetings every Monday at 7 p.m. For more information, call Chief Jeff Blount at 884-4242.
The Hinesville Police Department will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 1-7 p.m. on July 13. The blood mobile will be parked at HPD and donors will get an American Red Cross T-shirt and be entered for a chance to win two Delta airline tickets to any domestic location that Delta serves.
Criminal trespass June 18, 2007 Oak Crest subdivision A complainant told police someone broke five windows and the front door of a construction office trailer. Damage was estimated at $500. Drug charges June 21, 2007 E.G. Miles Parkway Police were dispatched to the emergency room at Liberty Regional Medical Center in response to a possible attempted suicide. Police contacted the staff who informed officers a man claimed he wanted to turn himself in and gave ...
Children have been evacuated from Midway Middle School after what appears to be an explosive device was found near the school, according to Midway Police Chief Kelly Morningstar.
An attempted robbery was reported Wednesday morning at the Interstate Unlimited Credit Union on Highway 84 in Midway. Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said two people tried to rob the financial institution but did not make off with any money.
The long, long, long-awaited widening of Highway 144 in South Bryan is currently scheduled to begin in 2015, according to the Georgia DOT. The project, which will cover 4.6 miles from Timber Trail Road east to Belfast River Road, is estimated to cost around $23 million and could be finished in 2018.
Richmond Hill's acting fire chief reportedly has been let go just days after being arrested in Tattnall County for allegedly driving under the influence of prescription drugs.
Sept. 30: Theft by taking - A woman told police she has allowed a male friend who was homeless to stay with her.
A routine traffic stop Tuesday on southbound Interstate 95 resulted in a large drug bust for the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. Two Jacksonville residents were arrested after 2.2 pounds of crystal meth were found in their vehicle.
A Midway fire that broke out Wednesday morning left a family of five without a home.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been paying off.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been hard at work, and the members' efforts are paying off.Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier announced the task force's creation Wednesday, and followed up Thursday with even bigger news.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office held its Citizens' Academy graduation Oct. 23.
Sept. 29: Theft by taking (firearm) - A woman told police her silver-and-black handgun was missing. She said the last time she saw the gun was when she had placed it under the mattress.
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has issued an alert for a missing girl.
A Hinesville man was shot multiple times at the Eagles Landing apartment complex shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday. Police have released very few details. The victim was flown by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, and his condition is unknown.
There was a large vehicle fire on Highway 196 in Fleming this morning. Both westbound lanes were closed and one eastbound lane was devoted to diverted westbound traffic. Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies were directing traffic, and the Fleming fire department was on the scene. The Courier will provide more information about this incident as details emerge.
Sept. 26: Suicidal threats, mental subject - A woman called police to report her sister had threatened to kill herself. The woman said her sister was a diagnosed schizophrenic and had been off her medication for two days. The woman said when she went to check, her sister was angry, throwing things around and picked up a pair of scissors and threatened to do herself bodily harm. The woman took the scissors from her sister, ...