With severe storms and tornadoes ravaging the Southeast and hurricane season just around the corner, American Red Cross Program Coordinator Mark Hunt of the Savannah Chapter's Liberty branch offered his input on five categories of items that should be included in every disaster-preparedness kit.
A fire in Riceboro on Wednesday afternoon left a family of five adults and eight children homeless.
A tornado watch that covered Liberty and Long counties was lifted at 4 p.m. yesterday and, other than brief spurts of rain, the community seems to have dodged the severe storms and tornados that claimed the lives of more than 280 people in six states throughout the Southeast, according to reports.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch in Liberty and Long County until 4 p.m. today. An extreme band of bad weather is moving across the southeast. This band of storm has already killed at least 202 people in six states according to reports posted by the Associated Press and cnn.com.
As the line of storms accompanying the front moves across Georgia our area could still see bad weather, according to the National Weather Service.
Chaos reigned Monday in Long County when an 18-wheeler ran off the road in Ludowici and struck two power poles, snarling traffic for two hours and cutting off electricity to parts of the city. Soon after that, two brush fires - unrelated to the wreck - broke out and agencies from neighboring areas were called in to assist.
Liberty County Sheriff Office deputies Dennis Abbgy and Jeff Dawson were promoted to corporal Wednesday morning. The deputies received their stripes from LCSO Chief Deputy Keith Moran during a brief ceremony in the chief's office on Paul Sikes Road.
The Long County Commission at its April meeting finally resolved a months-long issue regarding a towing company.
April 12: A resident on Desert Storm Drive reported a burglary in which $2,354 worth of entertainment equipment had been stolen.
A Hinesville Police Department officer sustained a broken nose this morning when he got into a scuffle with a suspect who reportedly was robbing Bank of America in Hinesville.
Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold training classes for Liberty, Long and Bryan county volunteers from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday from May 13-June 10 at the Liberty County Health Department conference room on Hwy. 84 in Hinesville.
Three former pillars of the legal and law-enforcement systems were remembered and honored Thursday at the 24th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout in Tattnall County.
A Ludowici woman and candidate for Long County probate judge died Sunday in a Jacksonville, Florida, hospital after an accident, according to an obituary posted ...
Long County will host two rabies clinics Saturday.
Jody Grooms, the former head coach of Wayne County High School's football team, and his wife, Sharon Grooms, a former teacher at Arthur Williams ...
A Liberty County deputy patrolling the St. Johns Road area in Allenhurst around 3 a.m. Saturday following a rash of vehicle break-ins spotted a ...
An early Saturday morning fire has displaced a Hinesville family.
Recent reports filed with the Ludowici Police Department include:
Long County authorities believe they intercepted drugs and cellphones that two women were trying to get to prisoners at the Long State Prison.
Firefighters were called to the scene of another mobile home fire in Long County on Wednesday afternoon, the second this week.
An altercation between two men Monday morning sent one to the hospital with a gunshot wound.
ATLANTA - National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs through Saturday, and officials are urging residents to use the time to get prepared.
Long County and Gum Branch firefighters fought a structure fire Monday at Diggers Farm on Marcus Nobles Road.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A Hinesville man was one of 18 men arrested in Glynn County as part of "Operation Riptide," which targeted online child predators, the Georgia Bureau ...
A Hinesville woman, who was loading up items from a yard sale at the Hinesville American Legion Post Saturday, was injured when a small pickup ...
A 72-year-old woman riding a bicycle shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday was injured when she was struck by a passing motorist on Rye Patch ...
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