A Florida man, described by law enforcement authorities as dangerous, is being sought following a car chase through two states.
A floral display and two signs on Talmadge Road in Walthourville serve as a reminder to the public to be careful when crossing railroad tracks. Steffen Busser, 16, was killed March 26 when he darted across the railroad tracks in front of an Amtrak train.
The Liberty County Recreation Department is sponsoring the AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7-8 at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. AARP developed the eight-hour classroom refresher course to help drivers improve their skills and prevent crashes. The class covers age-related physical changes in preception and reaction time, rules of the road and local driving problems. For more information or to register for this course, call Charles Shuman at 876-2223 ...
A Riceboro family is still trying to recover from a home fire that occurred March 18 while they were on vacation.
A wildfire burning in the artillery impact area in the northern part of Fort Stewart continued into the weekend, officials said Friday.
Simple battery, Criminal trespass March 20 Butter Blount Road Midway Deputies responded to a domestic dispute and arrested a man who allegedly kicked his girlfriend in the head and threw her sister on the floor. The man also yelled at deputies and would not obey their orders. Disorderly conduct March 20 W. Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville While trying to resolve a domestic dispute with a couple, a neighbor began to interfere with deputies, obstructing their ability ...
The congregation of Pleasant Grove AME church on Oglethorpe Highway may be down, but they're not out, as an annex which was 98 percent complete was destroyed by a fire Friday afternoon.
Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin said Friday afternoon that his department will continue to look for the pet food recalled last week and will test several samples of both dog and cat food produced by Menu Foods, Inc.
Sale of alcohol to a minor/Failure to request proper ID March 5 Airport Road, Hinesville Police conducted a sting operation using an undercover informant, who was under 21 years of age, to buy a six-pack of beer at a store off Airport Road. The informant was not asked for ID and the sales clerk sold him a six-pack. The clerk was cited, fingerprinted and photographed for the violations and released with a court date. Hit ...
Monday, at around 7:29 p.m., the Ludowici Police Department was called to investigate a report of a man lying on North Railroad Street, near Azalea Street.
The first annual Community Kidsfest and Tiger 5-K run was a success as over a thousand people were informed of community activities and accident prevention while having fun at Bradwell Park on Saturday.
Fleeing and attempting to elude/speeding/driving on the wrong side of roadway March 17 Multi-County high-speed chase ending at Youmans Drive, Sunbury Georgia Sate Patrol, Liberty County Sheriff's, and Long County Sheriff's officers were involved in a high-speed chase that reportedly began in either Wayne or Bryan County. The suspect vehicle reached speeds in excess of 115 mph and weaved in and out of oncoming traffic. The chase ended when the vehicle crashed into a tree ...
Ludowici Police Department conducted a highway safety checkpoint March 17 and issued 17 citations.
Criminal damage March 11, 2007 W. Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville A complainant notified the sheriff's office about damage that was done to her vehicle. The complainant believed someone poured a foreign substance into her gas tank in the early hours of March 11 causing $5,500 worth of damage to her engine according to repair estimates. She was advised on warrant procedures. Theft by taking March 11, 2007 W. Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville A complainant advised the sheriff's ...
This week - Flood Safety Awareness Week - Liberty Countians can update their knowledge to help protect against floods.
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, ...