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Fatal wreck victim believed to be soldier

A man wearing a military uniform was killed in a two-vehicle wreck in Long County early this morning, authorities report.

January 12, 2012 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Island fire caused by man; not arson

CUMBERLAND ISLAND - Authorities investigating a 43-acre wilderness fire on Cumberland Island believe it was started by a person, but don't suspect it's a case of arson, the National Park Service's top official on the island said Wednesday.

January 12, 2012 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotter

Jan. 4: A resident of West Oglethorpe Highway reported a burglary in which a TV, two laptops, cash and a wallet, valued at $3,130, were stolen.

January 12, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety


Long Co. to keep fueling GSP

The Long County Commission recently voted down a motion supported by two of its members to cease funding fuel for Georgia State Patrol troopers in the area.

January 07, 2012 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Pickup rams car, police cruiser, kills one

A Long County woman was killed and an off-duty Hinesville police officer had his car run off the road when a man rammed a pickup into the rear of two vehicles early today.

January 06, 2012 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


More arrests made in Oct. robbery

The Oct. 5 Citi Trends robbery that landed one suspect in jail has resulted in the arrest of two others - one of whom is a store employee.

January 06, 2012 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Cumberland fire far from historic structures

SAVANNAH - Firefighters used hand tools to battle a slow-moving wilderness fire Thursday on Cumberland Island, forcing the National Park Service to close portions of the federally protected island to tourists visiting the Georgia coast.

January 05, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Public Safety


Part of Cumberland Island closed by fire

CUMBERLAND ISLAND - Firefighters are battling a 45-acre wilderness fire on Cumberland Island, forcing the National Park Service to close portions of the federally protected island to tourists.

January 05, 2012 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Three treated after fire on Hunter

SAVANNAH - Authorities say three people were taken to a hospital and treated for smoke inhalation after a fire in a housing unit at Hunter Army Air Field in Savannah.

January 04, 2012 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Local Subway restaurant robbed

An armed robber struck a Hinesville business Friday night, making it the forth area business to be targeted by a gunman in a two-week period.

January 04, 2012 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Gunman strikes Subway shop

An armed robber struck a Hinesville business Friday night, making it the forth area business to be targeted by a gunman in a two-week period.

December 31, 2011 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Officials focus on road safety

While many will toast the New Year this weekend with a fizzy libation in hand, Liberty County law enforcement officers will dedicate their weekend to ensuring area residents safely enjoy their bowl games and black-eyed peas.

December 30, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Public Safety


Officer’s safety warnings save woman’s life

Lifelong Ludowici resident Georgina Grippe understands the importance of wearing a seat belt. It took a few reminders, but when Grippe begrudgingly agreed to buckle up, the simple move ended up saving her life.

December 30, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Local convenience store robbed

For the third time in about a week, a local business was targeted by a gunman.

December 28, 2011 | Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Blotters for Dec. 28

Dec. 21

December 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Public Safety


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Meth ring convictions send 13 to federal prison

Thirteen Southeast Georgia residents, including one from Fleming, were sentenced to federal prison last week in U.S. District Court for their roles in a ...

May 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Fires take homes, pets

A Hinesville home was destroyed Sunday afternoon when flames raged through the structure.

May 17, 2017 | By Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Alleged teen's sexting leads to extortion attempt

From Hinesville Police Department reports:

May 15, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


Fire destroys mobile home, kills pet

A fire which destroyed a Gum Branch mobile home Saturday has displaced three people and killed a pet dog.

May 14, 2017 | Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Six crashes lead to two deaths in April

State troopers from the Rincon Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated six traffic crashes during the month of April in Bryan County.

May 12, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Public Safety


Murder suspect denied bond for second drug bust

A man charged in a January 2016 murder was denied bond Monday after his second drug arrest in six months.

May 12, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Man steals extension cords, leaves bag of starch

From Hinesville Police Department reports:

May 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Long County man sentenced to 5 years prison

A Long County man was sentenced to five years in federal prison for starting a fire last summer that destroyed a historic shopping center in ...

May 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Lane closures tonight on I-95 in Chatham County

Drivers traveling on I-95 through Chatham County should expect lane closures tonight.

May 03, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Public Safety


Cinco de Mayo is no time for drunk driving

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety joins all state and local law enforcement officers in reminding drivers to not get behind the wheel if ...

May 02, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Public Safety


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