LUDOWICI -- The Long County Sheriff's Department made an arrest involving cocaine on May 15.
While not many coastal residents along the Southeastern United States will soon forget the experience of living through a hurricane, as the 2008 season approaches many may be experiencing a case of amnesia about the most basic preparedness strategies, according to a new survey out today from Allstate. While 24-44 percent of survey respondents from five areas in the Southeast declared they are very prepared, and 34-47 percent felt they are fairly prepared for a hurricane right now, they may be less prepared than they realize.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened 83 total cases with 76 total offenders for the month of April. Drugs with an estimated street value of $96,325 were seized. Thee cars valued at $6,100 were seized and cash in the amount of $20,409.23 was collected as evidence. Four weapons were also confiscated. The agents continued their specialized training with courses such as Radar Re-certification, Unacceptable Employee Behavior, Marijuana ID and Savannah Area Drug Intel Exchange.
The state vs. Christopher Jamal Fletcher
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season should be about as bad as normal or slightly busier, with a good chance of six to nine hurricanes forming, federal forecasters said Thursday in a new way of predicting how active the season could be.
ATLANTA - Summer 2008 marks the fifth consecutive year that waves of law enforcement patrols in 159 Georgia counties will be cracking down on dangerous, aggressive and high-speed drivers who place thousands of innocent lives in peril on Georgia highways every summer. In Georgia, it won't be the humidity bothering habitual speeders this summer, it'll be the H.E.A.T.
ATLANTA - Click it or ticket, Georgia. In 2006 alone, seat belts saved an estimated 15,383 American lives. Yet, nearly one in five Americans still fail to wear safety belts while driving or riding, resulting in an additional 5,441 lives that could have been saved nationwide. Half the Georgians killed in car crashes in 2006 were not buckled in.
LUDOWICI -- A small car collided with a Long County motor-grader Monday on Highway 84,. The only injuries reported were minor.
On May 8 the Hinesville Fire Department began a program to help prevent scalding and to inform the public about the dangers of scalding burns.
Crime prevention, especially identity theft, was the topic of discussion for Goldenheirs at their April meeting.
Liberty County Sheriff's blotter
Members of the Hinesville Fire Department and Riceboro Volunteer Fire Department had 10,000 reasons to smile recently when state Rep. Al Williams (D-Midway) brought home a $20,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for the two fire companies to split.
A 21-year-old man is scheduled for arraignment Aug. 10 before Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart on charges he sodomized a 4-year-old girl.
The Hinesville Police Department is investigating the stabbing of a man during a domestic dispute.
Police released the identity Thursday of a Fort Stewart soldier killed in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon in Hinesville.
Hinesville police Officer James Williams is heartbroken over the death of Hakeem Lamar Clark, the 21-year-old city resident who was gunned down Saturday night during ...
The following indictments were recently handed up by the Liberty County Grand Jury:
Kids from all over the area got a treat recently as they met McGruff the Crime Dog at the Long County Library.
Recent crime reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Three men accused of gunning down Macon-area rapper Markese Mahone recently were in Liberty County Superior Court, each pleaded not guilty during their formal arraignments.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Hinesville man during a reported robbery in the parking lot of a post office ...
Six people were injured in a two-car accident on Leroy Coffer Highway Thursday afternoon, according to GSP Trooper Harry Middleton.
More details were released Friday on the Thursday-afternoon wreck that injured six people, including two toddlers.
A murder suspect entered a plea of guilty of manslaughter that resulted in the stabbing death of Davis Williams Jr., in January 2013.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Aspen Foods stuffed chicken products distributed in Georgia because of potential ...
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he wanted to ensure citizens had a safe Fourth of July weekend. His department's patrol unit was out ...