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.
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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.
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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 jury-duty scam has hit Liberty County. An unidentified company is calling residents of Liberty County posing as an officer of the local court system, according to Liberty County Clerk of Courts Barry Wilkes.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is planning two controlled burns in on-post training areas today:
An uninsured family that consists of a single dad and his two children lost their Liberty County home to fire Monday.
A Hinesville man reportedly was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night by two men who stopped him on Deerwood Drive, claiming they needed a ride.
But to become proficient at using this high-tech equipment, firefighters have to train and practice using specialized tools, such as the Jaws of Life. Last weekend, the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department hosted an extrication class for its members and other firefighters from the area.
The Eastern District Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department recently completed refurbishiong its 29-foot fire rescue boat, Marine 1. In honor of the event, a dinner and awards ceremony were held at the firehouse.
A Walthourville home was damaged, but no one injured Sunday night as flames spread quickly through the single-story home in the 2400 block of Shaw Road.
Long County High School graduate Nicholas Ribal recently joined the DeKalb County Fire and Rescue in Tucker, fulfilling his dream of becoming a firefighter.
Feb. 10: Matter of record - A juvenile girl told deputies a male acquaintance wanted her to send him nude photos of herself. When she refused, he threatened to leak a video of the two of them having sex on the Internet. Deputies advised the girl to speak to her mother. The girl said she would not tell her mother and would not give deputies information on the male acquaintance.
Hinesville Rotary Club members heard some hard facts about burglaries during Tuesday's lunch meeting, where Hinesville Police Officer James Williams told the group that HPD has investigated 42 burglaries since Jan. 1.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning nearly 600 acres of underbrush today and smoke should be visible from the cantonment area and Hinesville.
Feb. 5: Aggravated assault - Deputies responded to a call about a stabbing at a McIver Road home. The witness who called 911 said a Midway man had sliced the face of the resident. Deputies found blood on the porch and front door, and the resident sitting in a chair with a bloodied shirt over the left side of his face. Deputies told the resident that they would treat him in an ambulance until air assistance arrived.
Convicted murderers Corey Allan Brown and Andrea Renee Wilson requested new trials Monday in a hearing before Superior Court Judge Jay Stewart at the Liberty County Justice Center in downtown Hinesville.
A Monday afternoon fire heavily damaged a Gum Branch structure that serves as a residence and a business.
Feb. 3: Burglary - A Fleming man told deputies that when he left his Sand Dollar Drive home at 4 p.m. one day, and returned at