Burglary - forced entry - nonresidence
According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper SFC Thornell King, a woman, identified as Trenicia Hawes, 19, of Fort Stewart, suffered sever head injures in a wreck Saturday afternoon. The trooper said she was driving north on Old Hines Road in Flemington in a 1998 Nissan Altima around 2 p.m. with her 13-year-old nephew when the car ran off the lightly traveled, dirt road and hit a tree on the passenger side. King said the younger teen reported another vehicle passed them, but he could not tell whether Hawes was forced off the road. Hawes was flown by LifeStar to ...
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently received two new pieces of equipment to enhance and improve its ability to provide fire protection for the county.
Both the Long and Liberty county sheriff's departments see a potential problem arising in the area -- dog fighting.
Liberty County Sheriff's blotter
The warmer weather has brought more runners, walkers and bike riders out, but they may not be warmly welcomed on the road.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened 47 cases with 58 offenders during February.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency unveiled the state's new emergency preparedness campaign early this year.
Gangs were the focus of a seminar at Bethel AME Church.
Estella Grant Hopkins, who lost her home to a fire on Feb. 29, is in desperate need.
Liberty County Blotters
AUGUSTA -- Edmund A. Booth Jr., took the oath of office as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia on March 6 during a formal investiture in U. S. District Court here.
A complaint about loud music last week resulted in the arrest of a minor for keeping an allegedly stolen, illegal sawed-off shotgun, according to a report from the Liberty County Sheriff's office.
The National Weather Service moved up the start of its ice storm warning for our area over night. It is now to start at noon and run through 5 p.m. Wednesday.
An ice storm warning has been issued for 5 p.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Wednesday by the National Weather Service.
Cold air pushing down from the north and moist air coming up from the Gulf could make for some pretty crappy weather in our area over the next few days.
SAVANNAH - Seven former officers of First National Bank recently pled guilty for their roles in a massive loan-fraud scheme against the institution and other federally insured banks.
A Fort Stewart soldier has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty in connection with an abandoned, starving dog found locked in a Hinesville home Wednesday.
A Guyton man was shot and wounded Friday night in Midway.
A Midway man was severely burned Saturday afternoon while burning trash.
Two Tattnall County Jail inmates remained at large Saturday after escaping from the jail Friday morning.
Dec. 22: Simple batter/FVA - A Madison Drive woman told police her boyfriend got physically violent with her following an argument. The woman said her boyfriend grabbed a camera she uses for work, took it outside and indicated he was going to break it.
Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston on Jan. 10 received the 2013 report from the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform. Building on the success of the criminal-justice reform passed in the 2012 and 2013 sessions, the council primarily focused on potential reforms to help rehabilitated offenders re-enter society.
A medical helicopter did land Monday afternoon near the Liberty County DFCS office, reportedly to transport a patient who had attempted suicide. It is the Courier's policy not to offer in-depth coverage of suicides or suicide attempts.
The Courier has received word that an ATV on which five teenagers were riding flipped over just after 4:30 p.m. Friday on Peacock Trail, injuring several of the young people. One teen was flown by Life Star for treatment at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Two were taken to Winn Army Community Hospital. The other two teens, identified as males, reportedly left the scene to alert their parents and get help.
A man who was struck by a vehicle shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Gen. Screven Way and South Main Street died early Thursday morning, according to Hinesville Police Department Traffic Investigator Cpl. Les Patton.
The Jan. 5 armed robbery of a Pembroke gas station next door to City Hall has led the city's police department to post fliers in local businesses warning residents against wearing masks, hoods "or (a) device which conceals the identity of a wearer" into businesses.
A man was struck by a vehicle shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Gen. Screven Way and South Main Street in Hinesville, according to authorities. He was flown by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.