T-Mobile users in Liberty County can now access an index of local health and human services by pressing three simple buttons - 2-1-1.
False report of crime, June 11
Drug charge, June 6
The Long County E-911 Committee met with GeoComm and representatives from McIntosh County on June 15.
The community came out Friday to sign a handmade card as a tribute to the nine fallen Charleston, S.C., firefighters. Missy Blount, wife of Fleming Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jeff Blount, created the card and decorated the table with candles, pictures of each of the firefighters who lost their lives in a fire at a furniture warehouse Monday, and flowers as a tribute to their lost brethren. The card along with some donations that were received will be sent to the firefighters station in South Carolina.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, the registered sex offenders below live in Liberty or Long counties. They include men and woman. The oldest offender was born in 1927 and was convicted of child molestation in 2005. Six offenders are behind bars, while the locations of six others are unknown.
Animal complaint, June 3
Andrea Renee Wilson of Riceboro has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder, two counts of felony murder and two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree for her alleged involvement in the death of her 3-year-old cousin, Prince C. Davis Jr.
Soliciting/enticing a child, May 31
Hampton Island Preserve, an exclusive vacation community and membership club on the coast of Georgia, has given a 1977 LaFrance firetruck to the city of Riceboro.
Hinesville police are looking for a man in connection with a reported rape that occurred early Saturday morning outside of Gilley's nightclub in Hinesville.
May 31, 2007
Burglary/theft by taking
The Liberty and Long County Health Departments are urging the public to prepare now to protect their lives, loved ones and property before a storm approaches.
MIAMI (AP) -The director of the National Hurricane Center, who has been outspoken in warning about an aging satellite used for hurricane forecasting, was chastised Friday by a superior for his comments.
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.
Dec. 20: Simple battery - A Georgia Avenue woman told police her mother had "bumped" her knee with the front of her vehicle before leaving the home after the two had argued. The daughter said she was smoking outside when her mother approached her about burning a hole in the back seat of the car. The daughter said her mother had called her "a deadbeat" single-mother and then sprayed her in the face with air freshener.