A Long County man thwarted a home invasion in progress Tuesday and detained an intruder at his residence in the Burnt Pines subdivision.
Christiane Judd, the former operator of Loonie Farms Animal Rescue in Long County, appeared Tuesday morning before Long County Magistrate Judge Marie Middleton for a 10-minute hearing.
June 10: Officers charged two men with marijuana possession and possession with intent after attempting to stop a vehicle on Gen. Screven Way for a center-lane violation. Before pulling over, one of the vehicle's passengers threw a suspicious item out of the window and then bailed out of the vehicle and ran. The man was found down the street hiding on a porch and was arrested without further incident. He was found carrying marijuana and the discarded item also was determined to be marijuana. More contraband was found in another passenger's possession.
The man who recently robbed the El Cheapo in Midway probably also is responsible for robbing Subway restaurants in Richmond Hill and Savannah, according to police. Authorities are searching for a 25- to 30-year-old white male described as clean-cut and "preppy," who likely is driving a white Ford Expedition.
Visitors to the Hinesville Fire Department won't find firefighters sitting around idly waiting for a call. Instead, firefighters spend a majority of their time training and preparing for calls to save property and lives. Hinesville firefighters recently conducted ventilation-training exercises, one of the many types of drills the firefighters must complete.
During the annual Georgia Police Accreditation Coalition conference June 8, Hinesville Police Department Sgt. Bill Kirkendall was awarded the President's Leadership Award, the highest and most prestigious award and honor given by the organization.
June 10: A resident of Brantley Drive reported a burglary in which $1,850 worth of entertainment equipment was stolen.
The Midway Police Department hosted an combat skills course on May 23- 24 at the Richmond Hill Department of Natural Resources Firing Range.
The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently received a grant to purchase new protective gear for its firefighters. According to Assistant Chief Richard Truman, the $45,000 federal grant was used to purchase 26 sets of Globe G-Xtreme bunker gear for firefighters to wear when they battle blazes.
The Ludowici Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol continued their crackdown on speeding, impaired-driving and occupant-protection violations Thursday through the 100 Days of Heat campaign, which is the largest and most comprehensive traffic education and enforcement campaign in Georgia's history, according to gahighwaysafety.org.
ATLANTA - The state pardons board has rejected a bid for clemency for a Georgia death row inmate who is set to die this month for the 1978 slaying of an elderly woman in Savannah.
Fires continued to plague Long County over the weekend, burning 600 acres and destroying two deserted mobile homes.
With Lt. Danny Pittman's recent retirement, the Liberty County Sheriff's Office had one slot to fill and several promotions to hand out during a ceremony Wednesday evening at the justice center.
After serving more than 40 years between the Army and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, Lt. Danny "Cuz" Pittman is ready to retire.
FOLKSTON - Authorities say nearly 50 new wildfires have been sparked in and around the Okefenokee Swamp region of south Georgia.
A woman is being held without bond after being arrested in the June shooting death of her husband, the Long County Sheriff's Office announced ...
The volunteers, law officers, supervision authorities and steering committee for the Liberty County Re-entry Coalition say the program to reintegrate inmates leaving jail into the ...
ATLANTA - The Super Bowl is America's most watched sporting event and on Sunday, drunk drivers will be the most watched motorists by Georgia law ...
A 14-year-old driver was seriously injured following a high-speed chase in eastern Liberty County early Wednesday morning, authorities said.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal, in collaboration with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and the National Weather Service, looks to remind Georgians about the ...
The suspect in last week's fatal shooting in Walthourville was denied bond during his first court appearance Tuesday before Magistrate Judge Angela Rogers.
The suspect in last week's fatal shooting in Walthourville is in custody, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Reports recently filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:
The defendant in a burglary that resulted in the murder of a soldier has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life with parole plus 40 ...
A four-vehicle wreck in Ludowici resulted in two being taken to the hospital Friday afternoon.
A Hinesville man was struck by a vehicle and injured Friday night on West Oglethorpe Highway, police said.
Hinesville participates in the Georgia Municipal Association's workers compensation and Georgia Interlocal Risk Management Agency property and liability programs, which recently reimburse city departments ...
When an argument on the front steps of a mobile home turned into a fatal shooting Monday morning, it marked the first homicide in Walthourville ...
Authorities are on hand of a fatal accident in Wayne County involving a tractor trailer.
A threat against Midway Middle School today was deemed by authorities to be unfounded.