Undertaking a comprehensive effort to prevent fires and educate the public about the importance of public safety has been a focal point for the Hinesville Fire Department for the past five years.
Two Good Samaritans may have saved the life of a woman who was found unconscious early Friday after her vehicle ran off the road, hit a pine tree and overturned.
Area churches are being asked to help the American Red Cross raise funds for disaster relief.
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March is Red Cross Month and the Liberty Branch of the American Red Cross Savannah Chapter is trying to raise awareness on the services provided.
A Savannah woman was seriously injured Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle wreck in Liberty County.
Lowe's partnered with the Hinesville Police Department and the Home Safety Council to bring the Great Safety Adventure to Hinesville to educate people about potential safety hazards in the home. Roughly the size of a small house, a nearly 1,000 square foot animated home unfolded from a semi tractor truck to create a replica of a regular home.
ATLANTA - Tornados that hit Georgia and Alabama last week are taxing an already-low blood supply and donations are needed, say officials of the American Red Cross.
Liberty County Sheriff Department Lt. Orrin G. Nestor was recently promoted to his present rank. Nestor is now the Lieutenant in charge of D shift.
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Community Kidsfest and Tiger 5-K run is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Bradwell Park in Hinesville.
There was a large vehicle fire on Highway 196 in Fleming this morning. Both westbound lanes were closed and one eastbound lane was devoted to diverted westbound traffic. Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies were directing traffic, and the Fleming fire department was on the scene. The Courier will provide more information about this incident as details emerge.
Sept. 26: Suicidal threats, mental subject - A woman called police to report her sister had threatened to kill herself. The woman said her sister was a diagnosed schizophrenic and had been off her medication for two days. The woman said when she went to check, her sister was angry, throwing things around and picked up a pair of scissors and threatened to do herself bodily harm. The woman took the scissors from her sister, gave her the prescribed medication and attempted to calm her down. She then took her sister to her house, called her sister's doctor and was ...
A Walthourville man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a stabbing that happened Friday in Long County.
Sept. 24: Simple battery - A police officer was dispatched to a home on Slayton Circle regarding a domestic dispute. The woman told the officer the dispute started the day before when her husband failed to respond when she called him to come home. She said she needed to attend to a personal matter, but he intentionally refused to come home. When he did come home, she left and didn't return until the next morning. She said she stayed with a friend to avoid a confrontation.
A Long County man was rushed to a Savannah hospital Friday night after he was stabbed during a reported altercation in the backyard of a home on Izzard Road.
Sept. 19: Burglary, forced entry - An HPD officer was dispatched to an apartment complex in Regency Plaza regarding a burglary. The officer met with the site supervisor of company renovating the apartments. He told the officer his men left 10 100-pound bags of recyclable copper and 21 air-conditioner regulators on the floor of a vacant apartment. He ensured the apartment doors were locked when they left at 5:30 p.m. When they returned at 7:30 a.m., the materials were gone. The officer found a broken bedroom window. The copper is valued at $2,000; the regulator is ...
Sept. 28: Simple battery - A woman slapped her husband when she allegedly found information in his belongings indicating he was talking to other women and cheating on her.
A Richmond Hill man was indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury for allegedly burning a cross in a neighbor's yard because he believed the man to be an African-American, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
GUYTON - A fight that began on Facebook escalated into one teenager stabbing another on Oct. 10.
Sept. 25: Arrest for another agency; Doing business without a license - While on patrol, an HPD officer noticed a blue Direct TV canopy set up near a service station on Gen. Screven Way.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties was brought down earlier this week.
Sept. 19: Possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, DUI - Two deputies pulled over a truck they noticed weaving over the road. The driver exited with his hands in the air, walked to the rear of his truck and placed his hands on the tailgate.
A home in the 700 block of Leroy Coffer Highway in the Fleming community was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon.
What originally was a report of a suicide attempt Saturday turned into a potentially deadly standoff that endangered dozens of area officers and residents of a normally quiet neighborhood.