With Lt. Danny Pittman's recent retirement, the Liberty County Sheriff's Office had one slot to fill and several promotions to hand out during a ceremony Wednesday evening at the justice center.
After serving more than 40 years between the Army and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, Lt. Danny "Cuz" Pittman is ready to retire.
FOLKSTON - Authorities say nearly 50 new wildfires have been sparked in and around the Okefenokee Swamp region of south Georgia.
May 23: A Bradwell Institute teacher reported a laptop taken from her classroom by a student. Video surveillance allowed administrators to identify the student. Administrators told police they would be pressing charges but that the student would be allowed to complete his exams.
What started out as a hobby for a small handful of community members has bloomed into a club that is now capable of assisting the county in emergencies or other major events.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with eight manufacturers of pool and spa drain covers, have announced a voluntary recall of certain drain covers because they were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.
SAVANNAH - Smoke from wildfires burning in northern Florida drifted more than 130 miles north Monday to settle over parts of Savannah and neighboring Beaufort, S.C.
It's a two-way street; citizens want police protection and police want citizens' help in preventing crime.
The Hinesville Police Department will have a citizens' academy starting Aug. 2. The course consists of 10 two-hour sessions and two two-hour ride-along sessions. Classes are from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evenings.
A fire that substantially damaged a Long County home Thursday likely started in an electrical source in the attic.
May 16: Construction crews at a site on Gen. Stewart Way reported damage to construction equipment that was not damaged the day before.
Fort Stewart Fire Department Station Chief James H. Ashdown joined the family business 26 years ago. His brother, nephew, wife and sons also are carrying on the Ashdown firefighting tradition.
LUDOWICI - After a wildfire torched most of his 400 acres of rural timberland, Tom Houston hired loggers to quickly harvest whatever blackened pine and cypress they could salvage - stripping the land bare save for a few scattered trees left standing like spent matchsticks.
The suspect in last week's fatal shooting in Walthourville is in custody, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Reports recently filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:
The defendant in a burglary that resulted in the murder of a soldier has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life with parole plus 40 ...
A four-vehicle wreck in Ludowici resulted in two being taken to the hospital Friday afternoon.
A Hinesville man was struck by a vehicle and injured Friday night on West Oglethorpe Highway, police said.
Hinesville participates in the Georgia Municipal Association's workers compensation and Georgia Interlocal Risk Management Agency property and liability programs, which recently reimburse city departments ...
When an argument on the front steps of a mobile home turned into a fatal shooting Monday morning, it marked the first homicide in Walthourville ...
Authorities are on hand of a fatal accident in Wayne County involving a tractor trailer.
A threat against Midway Middle School today was deemed by authorities to be unfounded.
Walthourville Police Department and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that resulted in a fatality. The incident occurred roughly 40 minutes ...