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18 arrested in Long County drug sweep

The Long County Sheriff's Office joined several other area law-enforcement agencies Sept. 4 to make a sweep in the western part of Long County and in Tattnall County, arresting 18 individuals charged with various drug felonies.

September 21, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


New Long County fire chief will still be Hinesville firefighter

In a specially called meeting Thursday, the Long County Board of Commissioners hired Hinesville firefighter Chris Moss as the new part-time fire chief in a split vote of 3-2.

September 21, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Fire destroys eastern Liberty County home

A Friday-morning fire destroyed a home in eastern Liberty County.

September 18, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Man dies in Wayne County boat accident

One man is dead and two others injured after a boating accident Thursday afternoon in Wayne County.

September 17, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Woman tries to cover damage with burglary report

Reports filed recently by Hinesville Police Department officer include:

September 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Flemington hotel sued in rapper’s death

The mother of young man killed at a local Days Inn has filed a wrongful-death suit against the hotel brand and Shyamasanna LLC, the local company that owns and runs the day-to-day operations. The suit was filed Aug. 25 in Liberty County State Court.

September 15, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Hinesville teen dies after being run over by big rig

The person who told police he wanted to take a nap under a tractor-trailer, and was subsequently run over, has died.

September 15, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Supreme Court upholds Riceboro couple’s murder convictions in toddler’s death

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the murder convictions and life sentences for a couple in the death of a toddler in Riceboro.

September 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Crash becomes civil matter after drivers agree

Recent crime reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:

September 10, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Hinesville man charged with cutting off dog's tail

A Hinesville man charged with mutilating his neighbor's dog was granted bond Friday.

September 09, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Woman tries to shoplift pregnancy test

Recent reports filed by Hinesville police officers include:

September 03, 2015 | Staff report | Public Safety


Long arm of law catches fugitive here

A fugitive from Florida recently fell into arms of law enforcement here, literally.

September 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Fatal-shooting victim was 3rd ID cavalry scout

The soldier who was fatally shot Saturday night in Long County, like the soldier charged in connection with the incident, was a cavalry scout in the 3rd Infantry Division, according to a Fort Stewart news release issued Tuesday morning.

September 01, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Ludowici Police arrest shoplifter

A Long County man was arrested by the Ludowici Police Department on Aug. 10 after he allegedly stole some items from a local store.

August 31, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Soldier held without bond in death of fellow soldier

Fort Stewart soldier Hunter Jack Kelly, 20, died of a gunshot wound after a fellow soldier handled a weapon that discharged and struck him in the head, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles said.

August 31, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


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Ludowici woman dies in Florida hospital after accident

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction. An earlier version of this online article incorrectly listed Rita Simmons Deen ...

May 29, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Rabies clinics in Long County Saturday

Long County will host two rabies clinics Saturday.

May 26, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Wayne County football coach, wife charged with theft

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 ...

May 24, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Police: Man flees officers in Allenhurst, is run over by his vehicle

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 ...

May 21, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


House fire displaces Hinesville family

An early Saturday morning fire has displaced a Hinesville family.

May 21, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Ludowici Police Blotter

Recent reports filed with the Ludowici Police Department include:

May 20, 2016 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Officers say they intercepted contraband headed to prison

Long County authorities believe they intercepted drugs and cellphones that two women were trying to get to prisoners at the Long State Prison.

May 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Second Long County mobile home burns

Firefighters were called to the scene of another mobile home fire in Long County on Wednesday afternoon, the second this week.

May 18, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


1 injured in Hinesville shooting

An altercation between two men Monday morning sent one to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

May 17, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Hurricane Preparedness Week runs through Saturday

ATLANTA - National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs through Saturday, and officials are urging residents to use the time to get prepared.

May 16, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Fire damages mobile home in northeastern Long County

Long County and Gum Branch firefighters fought a structure fire Monday at Diggers Farm on Marcus Nobles Road.

May 16, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Movie prop bills being passed as real

Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:

May 16, 2016 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Hinesville man arrested in child predator sting

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 ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Woman's leg broken when pickup careens off wreck and hits her

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 ...

May 14, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Long County

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 ...

May 10, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


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