Long County is likely to see a dry spring and more drought-related fires. At the county commission's Tuesday meeting, Georgia Forestry Commission acting Chief Ranger Paul Robertson said the area has already experienced a substantial increase in the number of forest fires this fiscal year in comparison to last year's total.
The Ludowici Police Department hosted Taser training at its station last week to certify new officers and recertify the veterans.
Liberty and Long's county sheriffs donated money to Georgia State Patrol Post 11 Thursday to help troopers keep drunk drivers off county roads by making sure the local GSP can afford to fill its patrol cars' gas tanks.
A Hinesville Yellow Cab driver was allegedly robbed, pistol-whipped and kidnapped Sunday, according to an incident report filed by Hinesville Police Officer Lyle Thurmond.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes made time to speak with the Coastal Courier this week about his first 60 days in office. Sikes, the son and grandson of former Liberty County sheriffs, was sworn into office Dec. 7. He told the Courier he has been getting to know his staff, the county's elected officials and administrators and meeting with other local law enforcement agencies.
Jan. 6, 2011
A driver charged with vehicular homicide last month for allegedly causing a fatal accident in October has been arrested for driving under the influence, according to a Hinesville Police report.
The multiple arms of the law wasted no time snatching up speeders on Fort Stewart's roads this week.
A Lewis Frasier Middle School sixth grade math teacher was arrested on Dec. 10, on charges of criminal intent to entice a child for indecent purposes and child molestation, Hinesville Police Det. Melvin Kesner has confirmed.
SAVANNAH - Attorneys for Troy Anthony Davis are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a federal judge who decided last year the Georgia death row inmate failed to clear his name after getting a rare chance to prove his innocence.
Liberty County is cracking the whip even harder on repeat DUI offenders starting next Thursday.
A Fort Stewart soldier recently was arrested for impersonating a police officer after he allegedly told authorities he was an MP following an accident involving his automobile.
A South Carolina man was injured earlier this week in Midway when a suspected drug deal went wrong.
A brush fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of Robert Hill Road in Midway, destroying a nearby mobile home.
A Fort Stewart soldier reported missing in early November 2010 was found unharmed, according to the Hinesville Police Department.
Liberty County's Woodland Lakes subdivision recently was the target of vandals when homes, vehicles and signs were spray-painted with alleged gang graffiti.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
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 ...
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 ...
A Friday-morning fire destroyed a home in eastern Liberty County.
One man is dead and two others injured after a boating accident Thursday afternoon in Wayne County.
Reports filed recently by Hinesville Police Department officer include: