A tractor trailer overturned Monday afternoon on West Oglethorpe Highway, tying up lunchtime traffic.
The third annual Southeast Georgia Firefighters Challenge is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Higgston Baptist Church's recreation complex in Higgston. The church is at the corner of Highways 292 and 29-15.
An accident Thursday afternoon in Midway claimed the lives of a Charleston, W.Va., couple on Interstate 95.
Hinesville Police Detective Elizabeth S. Jackson recently was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the detectives division of the HPD.
An Allenhurst woman who is believed to have fired several shots at another woman, whom she had argued with the night before, was arrested Thursday by the Long County Sheriff's Office.
People were injured in separate wrecks in Long County this week.
A Midway store clerk was Tasered and robbed Tuesday night at Clyde's Market on the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Highway, Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Brian Barnes said.
A Midway woman was killed Wednesday night in a single-car accident in East Liberty County.
A 61-year-old Arizona man was arrested Sunday and charged with sexual exploitation of a child by the Long County Sheriff's Department.
A Midway man was killed Friday night as he was riding a bike on Isle of Wight Road.
A crash Friday night on Isle of Wright Road apparently killed one person, but few details were available and there has been no official confirmation.
Denisse Vega, 26, shies away from the spotlight. She graciously made an exception Thursday when the city of Hinesville recognized her for heroism during a regular city council meeting. Vega's quick action saved lives when she alerted 13 tenants to a fire which swept through several apartments in the Stewart Pines complex on Aug. 9.
John DuBois of Glennville and Pamela Walters of Hinesville are among more than 150 volunteers helping to mobilize the American Red Cross' emergency response vehicles.
Twelve soldiers were investigated for allegedly stealing military equipment from Fort Stewart. Some of the soldiers have been charged and are awaiting trial and one was court-martialed late last year.
The Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel impaired during Labor Day holiday travel period. Troopers and officers with the Motor Carrier Compliance Division will be working alongside sheriff's deputies and police officers in an effort to keep the holiday weekend as safe as possible.
Fort Stewart Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information pertaining vandalism of several buildings and signs on post.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office inlcude:
The man arrested by Liberty County Sheriff's Office case Tuesday evening alleged shot a man to death April 8 in Tucker.
A partnership between the Department of Defense and the Georgia Forestry Commission allows local fire departments to acquire military-surplus equipment and vehicles.
Reports filed recently with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Five vehicles were vandalized recently at Walker Middle School, Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell said.
A man and a woman were arrested Monday night after officers responded to a mobile home that was the site of an active meth lab, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Editor's note: The following item, which appeared in Sunday's edition, did not accurately state the facts as they were contained in a Liberty County Sheriff's Office incident report. The item, revised to more accurately reflect the incident report, appears below:
It's been one month since former Liberty County Sheriff's Deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority Police Officer William Solomon was struck by a tractor-trailer while directing traffic.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The bones found last month in a wooded area of Hinesville have been identified as a man who had been reported missing last year.
A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in Dec. is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A local man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
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