Nighttime lane closures are scheduled for 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday on Highway 17 at Mulberry Drive in Richmond Hill.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Department will hold its second citizen's academy at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Ludowici City Councilwoman Gwendolyn Davis, 71, who represents District 5, was in a four-car accident Thursday in Ludowici, according to Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers.
June 24: Criminal trespass - A Midway man returned to his Dave Williams Road residence at 8 p.m. to find his kitchen had been broken into. There was a hole in a window. The complainant didn't find anything missing.
The grandson of a Fort Stewart soldier was found unresponsive Aug. 7 and later was pronounced deceased by first responders in the soldier's on-post home. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death, and no additional information will be released at this time to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation.
The young man allegedly responsible for the death of Kiara Gray, 22, has turned himself in to police. Hinesville Police's lead detective, Maj. Thomas Cribbs said Christopher Burton turned himself in today.
A woman in her early 20s was shot and killed early Friday morning following a card game in the 900 block of Whippoorwill Way in Hinesville.
June 22: Theft by taking, criminal trespass - A deputy was called to West Highway 196 after a Hinesville man's stepfather trespassed onto his property. The complainant kicked his stepfather off of the property and then discovered a steel weightlifting bar and three dumbbells missing. He told the deputy that his stepfather often would take steel items and sell them to Coastal Recycling Center for beer money. He provided the deputy with his stepfather's address, but the offender was not there when the deputy arrived at the residence.
Authorities have released a security camera photograph of the man who robbed the Midway Branch of The Heritage Bank Wednesday afternoon.
The Heritage Bank's Midway branch was robbed Wednesday afternoon. Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes confirmed the report and said authorities are canvassing nearby neighborhoods in search of a suspect.
June 19: Sales of cocaine, possession of marijuana - An officer noticed a vehicle he recently pulled over in which the driver did not have a license. When the officer made contact with the driver, it was the man he suspected. The officer asked the man if he had his license, and he did not answer. The officer retrieved information that said the man still did not have a license.
A Ludowici man has been arrested after DNA evidence linked him to six vehicle break-ins earlier this year, Statesboro police said.
Kids, cops, parents, community and business leaders came together Friday night for the annual Community Night Out at Liberty Independent Troop Park on Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The Hinesville Police Department and Target presented the crime-prevention and safety-themed event. More than 30 vendors offered children and parents information about educational and community resources.
Three men, two of whom had been on the run, recently were arrested for their alleged involvement in a burglary last month in Long County.
The decision to hire paid firefighters or depend on a declining number of volunteer firefighters is one dilemma facing Liberty County, as it pertains to the county's comprehensive fire plan.
Much of Long County lost power Saturday, and several homes reported damage from what is believed to have been a tornado.
Dec. 1: Burglary – forced entry - A Stewart Way Apartments resident called police and reported his unit had been burglarized. The man's TV and his wife's wallet and cellphone were missing. The woman said her phone was equipped with tracking software, and the phone was tracked to the intersection of West Oglethorpe Highway and Veterans Parkway. Police went to the location, found the woman's phone and returned it to her. The victims were given a case number and briefed on further procedures.
The deceased man found Nov. 30 at Holbrook Pond has been identified as Spc. John Joseph Beans Eubank, 29, a 3rd Infantry Division soldier assigned to Fort Stewart.
Sheriff Craig Nobles and the Long County Sheriff's Office recently launched a new sex-offender registration and public-notification website called OffenderWatch. Long County now will be part of a nationwide network of more than 5,000 law-enforcement agencies, 40 of which are in Georgia.
Final sentences were handed down recently by Senior District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield in the case of a large-scale drug-trafficking organization operating in Liberty, Tattnall, Appling, Glynn and Chatham counties. Several of the people involved are from Hinesville.
A fire that broke out late Thursday night destroyed a Riceboro woman's home. The blaze started shortly before midnight at 36 Briar Bay Road. The 62-year-old resident, who has not been identified, lived alone and escaped from the residence unharmed. According to family members, the woman lived in the home for 50 years. The Red Cross was called into assist.
Nov. 30: Theft of lost or mislaid property - A woman filed a complaint with the police department about her wallet, which she said she lost at the movie theater. The woman said she'd removed money from her wallet while in the theater, and then slid it back into the side pocket of her bag. She later found the wallet was not in the side pocket. The woman's daughter returned to the theater to look for the wallet, but could not find it. The woman was given a case number and briefed on further procedures.
Police in Richmond Hill are investigating the cause of death of a 23-year-old who was found dead last week in the parking lot of Steamer's Restaurant, but two arrest warrants have been issued in relation to the case.
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family's dog tested positive for the disease. The dog was not up to date on rabies vaccinations.
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family dog tested positive for the disease, according to the Coastal Health District.The dog was not up-to-date on rabies vaccinations, Sally Silberman, spokeswoman for the district, said.Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated, which is required by law.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of an investigation into a death on Fort Stewart last week, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Nov. 7: Vicious animal - An Independence Place man was taken to a hospital for a dog bite on his groin. The man was allegedly intoxicated, having consumed five to six beers and two to three shots and tried to swat away the hands of EMS personnel when they first tried to treat him, according to police. The man's friends told police the dog was black, but they did not know its breed. The friends did not see the incident, only the dog running away. They told police their friend said the dog ran up to him, bit him and ...
Facing more than 46 charges - including five for murder - Terrence Gabriel Jones was denied bond Monday morning in Liberty County Superior Court. Jones was arrested in October after Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier formed a joint task force to gather information in the July shooting death of youth basketball mentor and coach Ernie Walthour.
With the holiday season in full swing, large gatherings of people at parties are a given. Long County law-enforcement officers are warning merrymakers to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and sliding behind the wheel of a car.
Nov. 6: Simple battery - A Knott's Drive man told police his girlfriend's daughter sprayed him in the face with mace. The man was arguing with his girlfriend when the daughter stepped between them.