SAVANNAH - The second batch of Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy students graduated Friday in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus. Eighteen graduates participated in the ceremony. They are:
BELLVILLE - A teenage boy was struck by lightning and seriously injured during football practice at a private school in rural Evans County, authorities said Thursday.
Angel C. Wilson, 19, of Hinesville, was injured in a single-car accident on Wednesday.
Hinesville Police said Thursday they have identified multiple suspects and that arrests were pending in Tuesday's shooting near a school bus stop on Pointe South Drive.
A fatal, one-car wreck that claimed the life of Kelly Moore, 19, of Liberty County, at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, also injured her passenger, J.D. Yeomans, 22.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of Southeast Georgia and South Carolina, including Liberty, Bryan and Long counties.
Kelly Moore, 19, of Liberty County was killed early this morning in a single-car wreck on Highway 196.
According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper T. Gaskin, Moore was traveling east on Highway 196, when she lost control of her automobile near the Rye Patch Road intersection. Gaskin said Moore's car crossed the highway, flipped and hit a pine tree.
Shots were fired at a group of middle and high school students as they got off a bus in the 200 block of Pointe South Drive Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured.
The search for the elderly North Bryan woman who has been missing since July 18 has been suspended. According to Bryan County Emergency Management Director Jim Anderson, officials are now to the point that "we literally do not know where else to look."
Local radio personality and entrepreneur, Lissette Flores, aka DJ L' Boogie, husband Frank 'Nitty' Tolbert and his 4-year-old son, Zamir Smiley, were lucky to have escaped a fire that broke out near 2 a.m. Monday morning at their Fleming residence.
LUDOWICI - A Long County man and his wife lost their home to a fire Friday morning, according to Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Darrell Ballance.
According to Stephen Emmett with the Atlanta FBI, there have been no advances or arrests made in connection with The Heritage Bank robbery in Midway a few weeks ago.
As the FBI reports a new scam spreading through the country, a Riceboro woman reports she was approached, but didn't fall for an well-worn scheme.
Members of the Liberty County Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office assisted the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in a succesful raid under operation Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally. The operation led to the arrests of 326 people in the region, 1,927 statewide and 190 nationally during the second week of July.
Five Georgia Southern University students were killed in a crash early Wednesday morning on Interstate 16 in North Bryan County.
A Fort Stewart Soldier was injured Wednesday evening when he was thrown from a bull, then stomped on by the animal, at a Ludowici ranch.
A Liberty County fire captain died Wednesday afternoon while driving, police said.
Five people were killed and at least two others were seriously injured in a seven-vehicle pileup early Wednesday morning on eastbound I-16 in Bryan County that apparently was caused by a traffic jam behind an earlier crash involving a tractor-trailer and an RV.
Recent reports to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Fort Stewart Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information pertaining vandalism of several buildings and signs on post.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office inlcude:
The man arrested by Liberty County Sheriff's Office case Tuesday evening alleged shot a man to death April 8 in Tucker.
A partnership between the Department of Defense and the Georgia Forestry Commission allows local fire departments to acquire military-surplus equipment and vehicles.
Reports filed recently with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Five vehicles were vandalized recently at Walker Middle School, Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell said.
A man and a woman were arrested Monday night after officers responded to a mobile home that was the site of an active meth lab, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Editor's note: The following item, which appeared in Sunday's edition, did not accurately state the facts as they were contained in a Liberty County Sheriff's Office incident report. The item, revised to more accurately reflect the incident report, appears below:
It's been one month since former Liberty County Sheriff's Deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority Police Officer William Solomon was struck by a tractor-trailer while directing traffic.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include: