Denisse Vega, 26, shies away from the spotlight. She graciously made an exception Thursday when the city of Hinesville recognized her for heroism during a regular city council meeting. Vega's quick action saved lives when she alerted 13 tenants to a fire which swept through several apartments in the Stewart Pines complex on Aug. 9.
John DuBois of Glennville and Pamela Walters of Hinesville are among more than 150 volunteers helping to mobilize the American Red Cross' emergency response vehicles.
Twelve soldiers were investigated for allegedly stealing military equipment from Fort Stewart. Some of the soldiers have been charged and are awaiting trial and one was court-martialed late last year.
The Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel impaired during Labor Day holiday travel period. Troopers and officers with the Motor Carrier Compliance Division will be working alongside sheriff's deputies and police officers in an effort to keep the holiday weekend as safe as possible.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the death of an Alma man whose body was found Sunday on the unpaved portion of Briar Bay Road outside of Riceboro.
Several marijuana plants, ranging in height from 4-6 feet, were found Wednesday by officials from the Long County Sheriff's Office.
A Liberty County woman told Midway Police she was abducted and raped at gunpoint last Thursday as she was leaving the Dollar General Store in the 100 block of Butler Street.
A Hinesville firefighter who allegedly participated in a barroom brawl around 10 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Oyster Shack's Daily News Neighborhood Pub in Jesup was arrested last week along with 15 other people.
The husband of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier was the primary aggressor in a domestic shooting Tuesday on Savannah's Southside, confirmed Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Information Officer Gena Moore.
An Allenhurst woman is wanted by the Long County Sheriff's Office for allegedly firing shots at another woman last week.
CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta - A missing-person call on a police radio demands prompt action, often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The time and stress accompanying the search is emotionally and physically draining. Many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.
FORSYTH - Patrol Officer Richard W. Boucher of the Hinesville Police Department recently completed a course in advanced traffic law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. This course is required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council for Advanced Certification.
A missing persons call on a police radio demands prompt action often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The enormous time and stress accompanying the search is both emotionally and physically draining to the searcher and hugely manpower intensive, and many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.
An Aug. 13 shooting in Long County still is under investigation, but victim is in stable condition.
John Orr of South Lyon, Mich., was shot Friday night at the Griffin Ridge Wildlife Management Area in Long County on Highway 84, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Mike McDaniel said.
A vehicle struck a home in the 700 block of Talmadge Road in Walthourville on Wednesday night, authorities said.
A woman stabbed her husband in the neck after he attacked her in Hinesville on Wednesday evening, police said.
Ludowici police officers will soon have a new piece of equipment - body-worn cameras - when they are on duty.
Recent reports filed by Liberty County Sheriff's deputies include: