Hugs, tears and a lot of jokes and stories flowed freely Saturday night at Club Stewart, where Lt. Danny Pittman's retirement party drew hundreds of well-wishers.
The Terrell Mill Pond fire in Hinesville that was sparked June 28 by a lightning strike is 100 percent contained, according to information provided by Nicole Hawk, public affairs specialist for the USDA Forest Service.
Georgia Forestry Commission Long County Ranger Paul Robertson was terminated by the commission Monday.
ATLANTA - Weather forecasters say more above-average temperatures are in store for Georgia, with a heat advisory issued for much of the state and an excessive heat warning in effect in some southeastern areas.
The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department will offer a Rape Aggression Defense class for women 18 and older. The 12-hour program will be split into three sessions July 17, 24, and 31 from 2-6 p.m. Training will take place in the Hinesville YMCA at 201 Mary Lou Drive.
A Georgia Forestry Commission employee, who is a suspect in an arson investigation, has been placed on leave.
The Hinesville fire near Terrell Mill Pond that temporarily closed Ga. Highway 196 earlier this week is about
June 29: A resident of Independence Place told police his bicycle, worth $560, was stolen from his apartment. He told officers the apartment may have been left unsecured but he did not know who could have taken the bike.
FOLKSTON - Fire information officials at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge say the Honey Prairie Fire continues to burn, and a new blaze has been identified.
REIDSVILLE - Authorities say two Georgia Department of Natural Resources rangers and a fisherman rescued two boys and their father from the Ohoopee River.
Despite weekend efforts by Georgia Forestry rangers to control a fire that has been burning in a peat moss bog near Ga. Highway 196 since Tuesday, a thick plume of smoke blanketed the heavily used road, bringing visibility to zero at times and prompting officials to temporarily close the highway.
For more than 30 years, Jack Vereen has worked to "fight the bite."
A fire that had smoldered in a peat bog since Tuesday became a major brush fire Friday in Hinesville.
WAYCROSS - Firefighters battling a massive wildfire in South Georgia discovered 339 sticks of dynamite, and a U.S. Army bomb squad from Fort Stewart was called to detonate the explosives.
A large amount of stolen equipment has been recovered in Liberty County after a Georgia Bureau of Investigation probe into a possible heavy-equipment theft ring.
The suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in Walthourville was charged with felony murder Friday, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
A Long County man has been charged with four counts of arson in connection with the early Sunday fire that destroyed four downtown Glennville businesses.
A man has been arrested in connection with the early Wednesday shooting that left one man dead and another injured in Walthourville.
Local law-enforcement officers received mental health awareness training this week.
The Hinesville Fire Department, which is made up of men and women who put their emotions in check when dealing with tragedy, shed tears last ...
A fire destroyed four businesses on Barnard Street in downtown Glennville early Sunday, and authorities said Tuesday that it has been ruled arson.
Charges ranging from traffic violations to theft and destruction of government property have been filed against two women involved in a traffic accident in Hinesville ...
Tropical Storm Colin proved to be a big rainmaker for Liberty and Long counties, but the region was spared from major damage.
The identities of the people involved in the Sunday night wreck that ended up in a confrontation with police and an injured motorcyclist were released ...
Recent reports filed by Hinesville Police Department officers include:
A fox that showed signs of aggression toward residents on Jerico Marsh Road in Midway has tested positive for rabies, according to the Liberty County ...
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