One of the most important tools for emergency preparedness is an Emergency/Hurricane Survival Kit. You'll need provisions to carry you through a week or more after the storm.
Because Liberty County is so close to the coast, emergency agencies do not plan to open shelters to the public during a hurricane. Residents who are asked to evacuate, however, are normally directed to shelters farther inland.
A watch means hurricane conditions are likely within 36 hours. When a watch is issued, the American Red Cross and local EMAs suggest you take these steps:
The onset of hurricane season is a good time to take some necessary steps to prepare yourself and your family.
Storm surge is a rapid rise in the level of water that moves onto land as the eye of the storm makes landfall.
Experience shows that the use of short, distinctive names in written as well as spoken communications is quicker and less subject to error than the older, more cumbersome latitude-longitude identification methods. These advantages are especially important in exchanging detailed storm information between hundreds of widely scattered stations, coastal bases, and ships at sea. The use of easily remembered names also greatly reduces confusion when two or more tropical storms occur at the same time.
What should have been a routine transaction Thursday night for Faye Parr at the Heritage Bank's Midway branch turned potentially deadly when a man robbed her at gunpoint.
The Hinesville City Council will reconsider its decision to raise the mayor's and council members' salaries at a regular meeting Aug. 5.
ATLANTA - Georgia has adopted a set of national benchmarks that detail what students should learn in each grade and what they should know to graduate high school.
MOULTRIE - We're all sitting there at the breakfast club, and someone begins talking about his new cell phone. It can do a lot of stuff, but it can't pour coffee nor can it scramble my sausage and eggs into my grits. So I'm left with some comfort zone. What I mean is, I don't think my life is totally about advanced technology and gizmos. There are still books to be read, there are still sticks to be whittled and there are still songs to be sung in the shower.
The recent acceptance of $8.3 billion in taxpayer-backed loan guarantees by the builders of the Vogtle nuclear reactors seems like good news for Georgia electric customers. Nationwide taxpayers will now share in the costs and risks that had been on the shoulders of the customers of the utilities building the two reactors.
I am sitting here typing away on the computer in my office at church. When I finish writing what I want to say to you, I will save the document, attach it to an e-mail and send it to the editor of the paper.
Do you understand that Jesus loves you? Yes you, you are important to God. Most likely you have sung the song "Jesus Loves Me," but have you ever taken it to heart that He loves you personally.
On April 6, Liberty County officials will begin a series of town hall meetings intended to provide information on the plan for countywide professional fire ...
As far as their live-action remakes of animated classics are concerned, Disney has made three plays on their field and all three have scored.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Opening day of turkey hunting season is Saturday, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division expects the season will be ...
If a person desires to be close to God there has to be some changes made in his or her life. Many people get caught ...
Mykaih Emani Rose was born at 10:10 p.m. Feb. 3 to Dazaun Rose and Kevin Fields of Fort Stewart.
I regret I won't have time this week to get into the details about how Barack Obama managed to wiretap Donald Trump's shoelaces ...
SAVANNAH - The seventh annual A-Town Get Down will take place from noon to midnight Saturday at a new location on Indian Street.
Saturday, Doodles Billiards is hosting a $1,000 added 9-ball buyback tournament.
Savannah's historic district is serving as the backdrop for the extensive concerts, recitals, dance parties, film and dance productions of Georgia's largest musical ...
The Senate spent Days 32-35 of the 2017 legislative session considering bills that passed the House of Representatives.
Last year in the first round of the GISA state soccer playoffs, the FPCA girls narrowly beat Monsignor Donovan 1-0 in a game that went ...
The Long County High School soccer teams hosted Southeast Bulloch Friday.
Xai'Aire Tashawn Richardson was born at 4:11 a.m. Feb. 7 to Caila M. Bibbs of Atlanta and Raheem A. Richardson of Cincinnati ...
Ogeechee Riverkeeper will kickoff its 2017 paddle trip season with a 6-mile paddle on the Canoochee River at 9 a.m. Saturday.
From Hinesville Police Department reports: