Georgia's wildfire season is getting off to an exceptionally busy start, with more than 300 fires burning close to 2,000 acres in the first week of March alone.
Three teens lost in the woods Wednesday night were found cold, tired and in good shape after a 14-hour ordeal.
A 23-year-old Fort Stewart soldier is facing multiple counts of computer pornography following his arrest Monday.
Since becoming a journalist, I have come to realize the only occupation as misperceived as mine is that of a police officer.
Rush hour traffic was delayed in all directions Monday evening in Midway when a two-vehicle wreck involving a van and a tractor-trailer truck occurred at the busy intersection of Highways 17 and 84.
The American Red Cross Liberty Branch will offer a babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Army Education Center, 100 Knowledge Drive, room 247.
American Red Cross Liberty Branch to offer a Babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday March 17 at the Army education center 100 Knowledge Drive room 247.
Food Service Establishment Report for January and February American Legion Post 1121 W. Oglethorpe Hwy 02/02/2007 = 99 Angie's Diner 510 Coastal Hwy Midway 01/31/2007 = 99 A Taste of Philly 933 E. G. Miles #102 02/06/2007 = 95 Captain D's 107 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 89 Caribbean Soul Food 812 EG Miles 01/12/2007 = 97 Checkers 147 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 85 Chili's Grill and Bar 629 W. Oglethorpe 01/08/2007 = 87 China Rest. ...
Feb. 10, 2007 North Coastal Highway, Midway A complainant reported a pistol was missing from his vehicle. He noticed it was missing when he got the vehicle back after it had been in for repairs, but advised the sheriff's office he did not think the repair company had anything to do with the weapon's disappearance. The complainant stated the last time he saw the gun it was in December. It was under the driver's seat ...
Feb. 8, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Theft by taking A student at Bradwell Institute reported to police someone stole $340 from his pants pocket while he was at track practice. The complainant told police he left his pants in an unsecured room where the track athletes change clothes. Criminal Trespass Feb. 9, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Police met with school officials in reference to a criminal trespass complaint. Upon investigating, police photographed gang graffiti on ...
ATLANTA - Severe Weather Awareness Week has been observed in Georgia for 29 years. During that time, at least 49 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured by lightning in Georgia, says Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Charley English.
GeoComm Account Manager Deb Blanchard recently presented an update to Long County commissioners in regards to the progress of the E-911 plan.
Roughly the size of a small house, a nearly 1,000 square-foot, animated home will unfold from a semi-tractor truck at the Hinesville Lowe's Saturday to create a replica of a living room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and backyard.
Arson (3rd degree) Feb. 1, 2007 Sawgrass Lane, Riceboro Deputies were dispatched to a possible fire at the South Newport boat ramp in Riceboro. Upon arrival, deputies found the center of the boat ramp on fire and no one around the area. The call came from someone out of Jekyll Island, anonymously, and no return phone number provided. Riceboro Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and extinguished the fire. The case is under arson ...
DUI-open container Jan. 30, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway Hinesville Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Jiffy Lube where a vehicle was blocking one of the service ramps of the business. As police approached the vehicle, they could hear music blaring from the vehicle, and asked the driver to turn down the volume and exit the vehicle. The driver refused to comply and began rolling up his windows. Even after officers opened the ...
Local police and security experts caution residents to be wary of greedy grinches out to steal Christmas this holiday season and are offering tips on how to lessen the risk of becoming a victim.
Dec. 1: Suspending driver's license, speeding - A 28-year-old Jacksonville man was stopped by an LCSO deputy at 1:17 a.m. for driving 95 mph in a 55 mph zone. A check of the man's Florida driver's license revealed it was suspended. He was arrested and charged with speeding and driving on a suspended license. His vehicle was towed.
It's true that there's no place like home for the holidays. With temperatures dropping, it's nice to bundle up with family around a fire to enjoy some seasonal cheer. However, the open hearths, candles and holiday cooking at this time of year increase the risk of house fires.
Much of Long County lost power Saturday, and several homes reported damage from what is believed to have been a tornado.
Dec. 1: Burglary – forced entry - A Stewart Way Apartments resident called police and reported his unit had been burglarized. The man's TV and his wife's wallet and cellphone were missing. The woman said her phone was equipped with tracking software, and the phone was tracked to the intersection of West Oglethorpe Highway and Veterans Parkway. Police went to the location, found the woman's phone and returned it to her. The victims were given ...
The deceased man found Nov. 30 at Holbrook Pond has been identified as Spc. John Joseph Beans Eubank, 29, a 3rd Infantry Division soldier assigned to Fort Stewart.
Sheriff Craig Nobles and the Long County Sheriff's Office recently launched a new sex-offender registration and public-notification website called OffenderWatch. Long County now will be part of a nationwide network of more than 5,000 law-enforcement agencies, 40 of which are in Georgia.
Final sentences were handed down recently by Senior District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield in the case of a large-scale drug-trafficking organization operating in Liberty, Tattnall, Appling, Glynn and Chatham counties. Several of the people involved are from Hinesville.
A fire that broke out late Thursday night destroyed a Riceboro woman's home. The blaze started shortly before midnight at 36 Briar Bay Road. The 62-year-old resident, who has not been identified, lived alone and escaped from the residence unharmed. According to family members, the woman lived in the home for 50 years. The Red Cross was called into assist.
Nov. 30: Theft of lost or mislaid property - A woman filed a complaint with the police department about her wallet, which she said she lost at the movie theater. The woman said she'd removed money from her wallet while in the theater, and then slid it back into the side pocket of her bag. She later found the wallet was not in the side pocket. The woman's daughter returned to the theater to look ...
Police in Richmond Hill are investigating the cause of death of a 23-year-old who was found dead last week in the parking lot of Steamer's Restaurant, but two arrest warrants have been issued in relation to the case.
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family's dog tested positive for the disease. The dog was not up to date on rabies vaccinations.
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 ...