Alleged FEAR (Forever Enduring Always Ready) militia member and co-conspirator Heather Salmon went before Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III on Thursday at the Long County Courthouse in Ludowici. Salmon was in court to begin proceedings regarding her assignment of a new defense attorney in the December 2011 murder case of Tiffany York, 17, and Michael Roark, 19.
A Riceboro woman currently serving a life sentence for murdering her toddler cousin was denied a new trial Monday, according to documents filed in public records at the Liberty County Justice Center.
Hurricane season has not affected the Liberty County area in recent years. In fact, the last major hurricane to hit Georgia happened over a century ago.
Here are some recent reports filed by deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
A 30-year-old man, who was shot Thursday, died in a Savannah hospital Saturday and the young woman accused of shooting him in the head, is expected to be charged with murder, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
James Stewart, 30, died Saturday afternoon at a Savannah hospital after he had been shot Thursday, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
Marquana Adale Jasper, who is accused of shooting a man Thursday, has been denied bond.
Construction crews hit a gas line Friday afternoon around 5 p.m. near Veterans Parkway in Hinesville. The northbound lanes of the road were closed for about 30 minutes while the line was repaired. The strong smell of gas drifted toward Oglethorpe Highway, but it remained open.
A Gum Branch man suffering from a bullet wound to the head was found in a ditch Thursday night near the intersection of Elim Road and Highway 196, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
A five-vehicle crash on Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington late Wednesday afternoon caused a major traffic jam at the height of rush hour.
Here are some of the recent reports filed by deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
The Long County Sheriff's Office and the Ludowici Police Department have stepped up patrols and road stops in recent weeks to support the Governor's Office of Highway Safety's Click-It-Or-Ticket campaign and Summer HEAT initiative.
Here are some of the recent reports filed by Hinesville Police officers:
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jon Long was one of 160 law enforcement officers at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association 2014 Command Staff Training Conference last month in Hall County.
An elderly disabled veteran who had just placed his order at Captain D's drive-thru in Hinesville struck the building Monday evening, closing the eatery temporarily, according to Hinesville Traffic Accident Investigator Richard Boucher.
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday in an ATV accident.
A Wednesday morning fire heavily damaged a Hinesville apartment complex and displaced four people.
A Tuesday evening fire heavily damaged a mobile home in Hinesville, displacing the man who lived in the single-wide structure.
For many people, summer means spending lots of time outdoors. Officials from the Coastal Health District - which includes Liberty, Long, Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn and McIntosh counties - want Coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time by preventing illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.
Two people are wanted in connection with a case involving a kidnapping, a vehicle hijacking, an armed robbery and aggravated assault. It was reported in Long County on July 2. The incident reportedly happened between 1:30-3:50 a.m. at a residence in the Sandhill community, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Al Cato.
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday night in an ATV accident.
A Fort Stewart soldier and a woman face numerous charges after they were arrested Thursday for allegedly illegally selling alcohol and tobacco products from a Walthourville home.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a false-alarm ordinance at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
The case of the state of Georgia vs. Robert Parker, a former Long County Sheriff's deputy, was delayed again Wednesday morning when First District Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III agreed to set Aug. 1 for a "Rule 20" hearing to allow Parker to enter a plea.