WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today announced that the Riceboro Fire and Rescue Department will receive a $19,214 grant as part of the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
Rosie Payne, 54, of Ludowici was charged with murder on Tuesday in the death of Doris Warshup, 50.
A fire Thursday night in Hinesville sent four people to hospitals. The number of injured was initially reported as two.
Tuesday morning's jury trial for suspected killer Richard Earl Geiger was postponed until a future date. Geiger's public defender, Brett Williams, had to leave the court room when he received notification of a family health issue. Geiger allegedly stabbed his girlfriend, Rosie L. Smith, to death after a domestic dispute and reportedly hid her body in the closet of her Raintree Apartments home in March 2007. There are more details about this story in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
The Ludowici City Council voted during a Feb. 3 special meeting to rehire former Police Chief Richard Robertson.
Georgia State Patrol Post 11 in Hinesville recently received two Genesis II Select radar guns, donated by the Darien Police Department. Chief Donnie Howard, who heads DPD, was instrumental in making the donation, said GSP post commander Sgt. Thornell King.
• Feb. 8, Aggravated assault, 217 Bradwell St.
• Jan. 22, Child molestation, Whippoorwill Way
A mobile home fire Sunday morning in the 3800 block of E.B. Cooper Highway displaced a husband and wife and their granddaughter. Charlie Houston and his family had lived in the home for more than 15 years.
• Dec. 10, Theft by shoplifting, 1246 W. Oglethorpe Highway
• Dec. 14, Disorderly conduct, Wilder Road
A Hinesville woman, Charise Frasier, 30, was killed in a single-car accident early this morning, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper A.M. Cheney .
No charges have been filed in the accident last week that took the lives of a Statesboro grandmother and her 3-year-old grandson.
The two people killed in a Tuesday evening wreck near Riceboro have been identified.
Recent reports filed by Hinesville police officers include:
A fugitive from Florida recently fell into arms of law enforcement here, literally.
The soldier who was fatally shot Saturday night in Long County, like the soldier charged in connection with the incident, was a cavalry scout in ...
A Long County man was arrested by the Ludowici Police Department on Aug. 10 after he allegedly stole some items from a local store.
Fort Stewart soldier Hunter Jack Kelly, 20, died of a gunshot wound after a fellow soldier handled a weapon that discharged and struck him in ...
A gathering Saturday night at a Long County home turned deadly when a Fort Stewart soldier was shot and killed.
Erika is no longer considered a tropical system, the National Hurricane Center announced Saturday morning.
Tropical Storm Erika appears to be less and less of a threat to coastal Georgia as time goes on.
The Long County Board of Commissioners selected McIntosh County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Deverger to be the next chief of the Ludowici/Long County ...
A Brunswick man apparently can't keep his hands off turtle eggs.
Tropical Storm Erika's track shifted to the west overnight, meaning that the storm is likely to make landfall in Florida before making its way ...
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Jansal Valley raw macadamia nuts distributed in Georgia because of potential ...
A National Hurricane Center track posted Thursday night includes all of coastal Georgia, as well as Florida's entire Atlantic coast, in Tropical Storm Erica ...
A tractor-trailer hauling logs struck a car Wednesday afternoon at Talmadge Road and E.B. Cooper Highway in Walthourville, police said.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include: