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  • Midway homicide victim, suspect identified Midway homicide victim, suspect identified The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim and a suspect in death of a Midway area woman Friday night.Sheriff Steve Sikes identified the victim as Dana Zeigler, 54, of 3104 Luke Road, lot 8 and the suspect as Randall Joey Futch Jr., 32. His address was not available. He is described as white male approximately 6'1, 190 lbs. ...
  • Shooting takes place outside Hinesville shoe store Shooting takes place outside Hinesville shoe store No injuries reported Pandemonium broke out late Friday night when gunshots were fired as hundreds waited in line for a sneaker sale in the Liberty Square Shopping Center in Hinesville. According to Hinesville Police Department Detective Joshua Heath, at about 11 p.m. four individuals got into an altercation. Heath said one of the men began brandishing a handgun in an altercation with two ...
  • Accident sends 6 to hospital Accident sends 6 to hospital Six people were rushed to a Savannah hospital following two-car accident today near Liberty County High School. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. near LCHS on East Oglethorpe Highway. According to State Trooper David Hall, a semitrailer lost is right rear wheel while traveling eastbound. The tire rolled into the westbound lane, where a silver Malibu containing four people was ...
  • Snelson-Golden removed from priority and focus schools list Snelson-Golden removed from priority and focus schools list On December 17, 2014, Snelson-Golden Middle was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as being among 38 schools out of 235 sites to exit the Priority and Focus Schools list. As part of the waiver from No Child Left Behind, the Georgia Department of Education was required to identify Priority Schools or Focus Schools which were determined based on ...
  • LCPC follow-up land use meeting sees small turnout LCPC follow-up land use meeting sees small turnout Turnout was light Tuesday evening for a follow-up land-use planning meeting at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway. Only five Midway residents, not counting Liberty County Board of Commissioners Chairman Donald Lovette, attended the meeting, which was conducted by Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission Planner Melissa Jones. During the first meeting, LCPC leaders agreed to rework Midway's land-use map to ...
  • Council revises road maintenance improvement list Council revises road maintenance improvement list Hinesville's city council meeting ran smoothly and quickly Thursday until the board reached an action item to approve submission of the city's local maintenance-improvement grant project list to the Georgia Department of Transportation. In proposing the action, City Manager Billy Edwards told the council the 2015 LMIG allocation from the state was $235,388.62, with the city required to match $70,616.59. ...
  • LCHS students wins second with arrangement LCHS students wins second with arrangement Liberty County High School FFA member Kayla Dargan took second place overall in the state FFA Floral Design Career Development event Saturday, Dec. 6, at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College in Tifton. The event allows students to utilize the principles and elements of design. In the senior design competition, the student creates two designs based on scenarios given to them, completes ...
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    Midway death called suspicious Authorities are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a woman near Midway Friday night.Deputies were called to a mobile home in the 3100 block of Luke Road after 8 p.m. because of a call to 911.Police scanner traffic implied a man called 911 and told the operator he found the woman unresponsive when he arrived at the ...
  • Car found in pond contained body Car found in pond contained body Officials are looking into a Friday-morning accident in Hinesville that claimed the life of Fort Stewart soldier whose car landed upside-down in a pond at E.G. Miles Parkway and Curtis Road. The victim has been identified as Staff Sgt. Aaron Demars, 26, a member of the 4-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion, according to Maj. Matthew Foutaine, Fort Stewart public-affairs officer. ...
  • Liberty BoE members sworn in     Liberty BoE members sworn in New, re-elected board members take oath of office in ceremony The Liberty County Board of Education held its swearing-in ceremony Thursday in the atrium of the BoE building in Hinesville. Board Chairwoman Lily Baker and District 4 representative Marcia Anderson both were reelected after running unopposed. Baker is entering her third term as board chair, while Anderson is beginning her fifth term as a school-board member. "I appreciate the confidence ...
  • Rotary holds annual Dodd-Brown Christmas party Rotary holds annual Dodd-Brown Christmas party Rotarians partner with McDonald’s to provide food, gifts to foster kids The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted its annual Dodd-Brown Christmas party Tuesday evening for area foster children. About 20 kids gathered with their foster parents, Rotarians and members of local Interact clubs at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington to enjoy food, fellowship and gifts, as each Rotarian "adopted" a foster child to provide a present for. "This is huge for ...
  • Plane makes emergency landing off I-95 Plane makes emergency landing off I-95 Aircraft came down safely in McIntosh Co. A small, one-person plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning in McIntosh County. According to McIntosh Sheriff's Office Maj. Ty Poppell, the pilot, who has not been identified, was flying from an unknown location in Florida to Walterboro, South Carolina. The plane was low on fuel, either the result of a malfunction or fuel leak. Shortly after 9 a.m., the ...
  • Ludowici PD impounds semi rig Ludowici PD impounds semi rig The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.The LPD received a report of a deserted semi-truck and trailer Dec. 4 at the El Cheapo truck stop. An officer dispatched to the scene found a Land Star shipping truck parked, but no driver was found. The complainant said the truck was carrying 6 tons of tread rubber that was ...
  • Shooting suspect considered armed, dangerous Shooting suspect considered armed, dangerous A suspect in the shooting of a Walthourville man during a home invasion Tuesday has been identified by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.Chief deputy Jon Long identified the suspect as Herbert Lewis, 26, of Ludowici, adding that he is considered armed in dangerous. He described as 5'5" and about 150 pounds.A report filed by Walthourville Police Lt. Wade Long alleges ...
  • Golden Corral back on the market Golden Corral back on the market The Golden Corral building on Highway 84 in Hinesville is back on the market. A Realtor's sign was placed on the property sometime this week. Just last week, Golden Corral Vice President of Operations Bob Heyward said the eatery's recent closure was temporary. "It closed based upon some financial issues with the lender to the original franchisee …" he said. ...
  • County's long-range transportation plan discussed County's long-range transportation plan discussed Plan currently under consideration will project through the year 2040 The Stakeholder's Advisory Committee of the Hinesville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization met Tuesday to hear an update on Liberty County's long-range transportation plans and view the prioritized project list. Former Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver, area realtor George Holtzman, Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Michelle Ricketson, Liberty Consolidated Planning Commissioners Lynn Pace and Phil Odom and Liberty County ...
  • Ludowici/Long names fireflighter of year Ludowici/Long names fireflighter of year The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department named Ronnell Houston its firefighter of the year during the department's annual Christmas party last Friday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici. Chief Richard Truman presented a plaque to Houston honoring his service."Ronnell has been a member of our department for four years and real asset," Truman said. "He has a wonderful personality, wants to ...
  • Long County wreck kills young man Long County wreck kills young man A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.Phillip DeLoach, 20, was found around 11 a.m. on Highway 301 about four miles outside of Ludowici.Family members discovered the vehicle surrounded by brush. They had become concerned when he did not return home from work around 4 a.m.GSP Trooper William Bowman said relatives spotted a wheel ...
  • Booze ruins Thanksgiving dinners Booze ruins Thanksgiving dinners Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Dec. 17 Reports filed recently with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:Nov. 27 Verbal dispute - Two women, both apparently under the influence of alcohol, had an argument and the homeowner called deputies to her Island Highway home to have the one woman escorted off her property Thanksgiving Day. The woman said her friend was too intoxicated to drive but was too ...
  • Woman foils apparent burglary attempt Woman foils apparent burglary attempt Hinesville PD blotters for Dec. 17 Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department recently include:Nov. 14Suspicious acts - A woman reported that she was lying in bed in her Lost Grove Lane residence when she saw a light flash through her bedroom window. She said the window was cracked open, and shortly after seeing the light, she could hear what sounded like someone tampering with the ...

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