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.
A Long County man was arrested by the Ludowici Police Department on Aug. 10 after he allegedly stole some items from a local store.
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.
A gathering Saturday night at a Long County home turned deadly when a Fort Stewart soldier was shot and killed.
Erika is no longer considered a tropical system, the National Hurricane Center announced Saturday morning.
Tropical Storm Erika appears to be less and less of a threat to coastal Georgia as time goes on.
The Long County Board of Commissioners selected McIntosh County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Deverger to be the next chief of the Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Department during a called meeting Friday.
A Brunswick man apparently can't keep his hands off turtle eggs.
Tropical Storm Erika's track shifted to the west overnight, meaning that the storm is likely to make landfall in Florida before making its way north, possibly to Georgia, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Jansal Valley raw macadamia nuts distributed in Georgia because of potential health risk. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will check retail stores and warehouses to make sure the recalled products have been removed from sale. Here is the information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration:
A National Hurricane Center track posted Thursday night includes all of coastal Georgia, as well as Florida's entire Atlantic coast, in Tropical Storm Erica's five-day cone of uncertainty.
A tractor-trailer hauling logs struck a car Wednesday afternoon at Talmadge Road and E.B. Cooper Highway in Walthourville, police said.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
On the heels of Hurricane Danny dissipating over the weekend, the National Hurricane Center warns that Tropical Storm Erika is following the earlier storm's path.
Danny has become the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, according to AccuWeather.
A Walthourville home was damaged by a lightning strike Sunday afternoon during a storm.
GLENNVILLE - A large fire destroyed four businesses on Barnard Street in downtown Glennville early Sunday morning.