Georgia State Patrol Sgt. Keith Collins eported on the workload, goals and mission of the troopers stationed in Hinesville. The sergeant is the post commander for the troopers assigned to Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties.
Undertaking a comprehensive effort to prevent fires and educate the public about the importance of public safety has been a focal point for the Hinesville Fire Department for the past five years.
Two Good Samaritans may have saved the life of a woman who was found unconscious early Friday after her vehicle ran off the road, hit a pine tree and overturned.
Area churches are being asked to help the American Red Cross raise funds for disaster relief. Red Cross Sunday is a vision of hope fostered by the generosity of local religious communities partnering with their local Red Cross Chapters to provide assistance to your neighbors who have experienced a disaster. The money you donate will remain local. By standing with the Red Cross in this effort, you will be helping families begin the long road ...
Theft by taking March 6, 2007 Pineland Avenue A complainant advised police her Dell laptop computer and gold wedding ring set were taken from her patio. She said she was working on her laptop when she stepped inside her residence to answer a phone call. Afterward, she forgot her equipment and jewelry were outside and left the residence for three hours. When she returned she realized what she had done and went to retrieve them ...
Unattended death March 5, 2007 Dunlieve Road, Allenhurst Deputies responded to a call from a complainant saying he found one of his employees lying face down in the floor of his mobile home and unresponsive. The complainant said the last time he saw his employees was March 2. On the morning of March 5, he said, he called the employee to give him a courtesy wakeup call, but there was no answer even after several ...
Military personnel participated in a March 10 statewide exercise to test readiness and preparation for disaster.
March is Red Cross Month and the Liberty Branch of the American Red Cross Savannah Chapter is trying to raise awareness on the services provided.
A Savannah woman was seriously injured Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle wreck in Liberty County.
Lowe's partnered with the Hinesville Police Department and the Home Safety Council to bring the Great Safety Adventure to Hinesville to educate people about potential safety hazards in the home. Roughly the size of a small house, a nearly 1,000 square foot animated home unfolded from a semi tractor truck to create a replica of a regular home.
ATLANTA - Tornados that hit Georgia and Alabama last week are taxing an already-low blood supply and donations are needed, say officials of the American Red Cross.
Liberty County Sheriff Department Lt. Orrin G. Nestor was recently promoted to his present rank. Nestor is now the Lieutenant in charge of D shift.
Drug charge Feb. 26, 2007 Highway 405 Deputies stopped a vehicle that was speeding. A check revealed the driver had a suspended license. One of the deputies walked his K-9 around the vehicle, and the dog reacted. One of the vehicle's passengers had badges from NYPD and DEA in his possession and said they belonged to his uncle. Deputies found a metal case that had marijuana in it. Both men were arrested and taken to ...
Theft by taking March 3-5, 2007 15th St. and Highway 196 A transport truck driver picked up a cargo trailer that contained 35,000 pounds of refrigerated and dried food, and cheese from Jacksonville and drove to Hinesville. He parked at the corner of Highway 196 and 15th Street to unload the container and chassis and then went home. Two days later, he went to pick up the trailer to deliver it and discovered it was ...
Community Kidsfest and Tiger 5-K run is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Bradwell Park in Hinesville.
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family dog tested positive for the disease, according to the Coastal Health District.The dog was not up-to-date on rabies vaccinations, Sally Silberman, spokeswoman for the district, said.Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated, which is required by law.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of an investigation into a death on Fort Stewart last week, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Nov. 7: Vicious animal - An Independence Place man was taken to a hospital for a dog bite on his groin. The man was allegedly intoxicated, having consumed five to six beers and two to three shots and tried to swat away the hands of EMS personnel when they first tried to treat him, according to police. The man's friends told police the dog was black, but they did not know its breed. The friends ...
Facing more than 46 charges - including five for murder - Terrence Gabriel Jones was denied bond Monday morning in Liberty County Superior Court. Jones was arrested in October after Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier formed a joint task force to gather information in the July shooting death of youth basketball mentor and coach Ernie Walthour.
With the holiday season in full swing, large gatherings of people at parties are a given. Long County law-enforcement officers are warning merrymakers to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and sliding behind the wheel of a car.
Nov. 6: Simple battery - A Knott's Drive man told police his girlfriend's daughter sprayed him in the face with mace. The man was arguing with his girlfriend when the daughter stepped between them.
The Richmond Hill Police Department released the names Wednesday afternoon of a mother and son found dead Monday in a Mainstreet subdivision home and say evidence points to a murder-suicide.
Nov. 27: Damage to vehicle - A motorist said he was driving his Ford pickup in the area of Highways 196 and 25 in Fleming when a chair flew out of the bed of the gold Chevy pickup in front of him and hit his truck. The driver of the vehicle that had been carrying the chair did not stop when the cargo flew out. The complainant was provided a case number and briefed on additional procedures.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court on Friday morning.
Nov. 25: Theft by taking, misdemeanor - A deputy was dispatched to the scene of a reported theft at Oak Creek and Little Oak roads. A man claimed someone had stolen his deer stand, which had been attached to a tree on the hunting land he owns. The man said he had been having problems with neighbors trespassing on his property. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was made aware of the situation.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
Long County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bruce Green recently was contacted by a man who had a chainsaw he believed was stolen, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. The man said he received the saw from an Allenhurst resident, so Green followed up.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.