The Georgia Forestry Commission and Hinesville Fire Department firefighters continuously are working to contain the Terrell Mill Pond fire that reignited this weekend. The fire started from a lightning strike June 28. Most of the area was in the smoldering stage before recent winds and dead debris intensified the fire Aug. 27.
SAVANNAH - With communities from North Carolina to New England suffering from significant flooding, wind damage and widespread power outages from Hurricane Irene, the American Red Cross is responding with shelter, food and other assistance.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - With thousands expected on Georgia reservoirs and rivers this holiday weekend, a new Department of Natural Resources video stresses water safety through the story of a south Georgia fishing trip that almost turned tragic.
Aug. 23: A convenience store on South Main Street reported a burglary in which $1,625 was stolen. Store personnel told police they suspected a former employee.
We didn't kill the fire. It was always burning since the world's been turning - or at least since June 28, when a lightning strike set much of the 900-acre peat lands ablaze, according to Liberty County and Midway Georgia Forestry Commission Chief Ranger David Duke.
A suspicious package left Sunday afternoon in Wendy's parking lot tied up police and traffic in Hinesville for a few hours.
Aug. 19: A resident of Deveraux Road told police a $700 guitar in its hard case was taken from his unsecured vehicle while he visited a store in Hinesville.
Aug. 16: Police responded to a report of an unresponsive child on Flo Zechman Drive. The mother told officers she put the child to sleep in her bed, and two hours later found the child unresponsive. The child was resuscitated at the hospital but died later that day.
BRUNSWICK - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and other federal officials have dedicated a new building at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center designed to help agents learn how to deal with problems in mass transit settings.
SAVANNAH - Emergency officials in coastal Georgia are keeping nervous eyes on Hurricane Irene and say they are already getting calls from anxious residents worried that the storm will make landfall in the Southeast by the end of the week.
Aug. 13: A resident of School House Road reported a burglary in which flatware, jewelry, entertainment equipment and other household goods valued at a total of $4,103 were stolen.
The Ludowici Police Department is looking for leads regarding a stolen vehicle and is asking people to slow down in school zones.
A 72-year-old Liberty County woman lost her home and three of her dogs Thursday night when a fire raced through her residence in the 1800 block of Mount Olivet Church Road in the Fleming community.
What has been referred to as a homemade bomb blew up a mailbox in South Bryan County on Tuesday.
As Puerto Ricans clean up, weather forecasters are urging residents of Florida and coastal Georgia to keep an eye on Hurricane Irene.
A 29-year-old Hinesville man was denied bond Monday in Magistrate Court in connection with the Saturday armed robbery of a local Pizza Hut.
Five men were arrested Tuesday in connection with a Georgia Bureau Investigation probe into a possible equipment-theft ring, the GBI announced.
A man died Monday, and his female passenger was in critical condition, after a single-vehicle accident in Gum Branch Saturday morning.
A Sunday morning accident on South Main Street at Eunice Road temporarily closed the street after a 2004 Lexus RX flipped over and ended up ...
An alleged armed robber was apprehended after a high-speed chase wound through Hinesville Saturday just before noon.
An Amtrak train was damaged by what appeared to be an intentional roadblock on the tracks in Wayne County earlier this week, authorities said.
A man was displaced after his home on the 200 block of Rye Patch Road in western Liberty County filled quickly with smoke Wednesday night.
Troopers manning a checkpoint in Walthourville were led on a high-speed chase into Long County when the driver tried to avoid the stop, according to ...
A single-vehicle wreck left the driver injured and knocked out power in the Lake George area.
A Jacksonville, Florida, man was killed when the pickup he was driving ran off Interstate 95 and rolled over.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued an arrest warrant in connection with an investigation into a possible heavy-equipment theft ring in Liberty County, and ...
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
R&J Produce market in Hinesville was destroyed by a fire early Monday.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday by the Appling County sheriff just over the line in Wayne County, according to ...
Reports filed with the Ludowici Police Department the week of May 26 through June 2 included: