A heavy storm that swept through the area Monday night apparently damaged the bus shelter at Snelson-Golden Middle School. Authorities currently are investigating what happened, according to Liberty County EMA Director Mike Hodges, who added that there were no reports of tornadic or rotation activity in the area. Hodges is working with the weather center in Charleston, S.C., to determine what kind of weather-related occurrence caused the damage.
The Hinesville Fire Department offers cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first-aid classes that lead to certification by the American Heart Association, said senior firefighter and CPR instructor Graham Martin.
During the past week, the FBI Atlanta Field Office, along with its Macon, Augusta, and Savannah Resident Agencies and their associated Child Exploitation Task Forces, conducted law-enforcement operations in support of Operation Cross Country VIII to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States.
Here are some recent reports filed by Hinesville Police Department officers:
Three people were injured Sunday morning in a single-vehicle accident in Bryan County.
St. Peter's AME church in Flemington was struck by a vehicle Friday night.
May 28: Suspicious person - An officer was dispatched to Timber Ridge Trail for an anonymous complaint of a young man hanging around the area.
The Long County Sheriff's Office recently joined forces with Project Lifesaver International to help locate community members who wander away from their homes.
Recent reports filed at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Recent reports filed withe Hinesville Police Department included:
Two of the three people injured in Sunday afternoon's wreck in Walthourville are in critical but stable condition.
May 31: Criminal trespass - A complainant living on Ruben Wells Road in Hinesville said that at 3:45 a.m., she found the rear driver's side window of her car broken along with all of its doors unlocked. The glove box also was open, but she said nothing was stolen from the vehicle.
A 23-month-old child drowned Friday in a private pond in Long County, according to Long County Emergency Management Agency Director Bob Heffley.
At least one of three people injured Sunday afternoon wreck in Walthourville is in stable condition.
A 23-month-old child has drowned in a private pond in Long County, according to Long County Emergency Management Agency Director Bob Heffley.
A Tuesday evening fire heavily damaged a mobile home in Hinesville, displacing the man who lived in the single-wide structure.
For many people, summer means spending lots of time outdoors. Officials from the Coastal Health District - which includes Liberty, Long, Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn and McIntosh counties - want Coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time by preventing illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.
Two people are wanted in connection with a case involving a kidnapping, a vehicle hijacking, an armed robbery and aggravated assault. It was reported in Long County on July 2. The incident reportedly happened between 1:30-3:50 a.m. at a residence in the Sandhill community, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Al Cato.
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday night in an ATV accident.
A Fort Stewart soldier and a woman face numerous charges after they were arrested Thursday for allegedly illegally selling alcohol and tobacco products from a Walthourville home.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a false-alarm ordinance at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
The case of the state of Georgia vs. Robert Parker, a former Long County Sheriff's deputy, was delayed again Wednesday morning when First District Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III agreed to set Aug. 1 for a "Rule 20" hearing to allow Parker to enter a plea.