Several small brush fires and woods fires were reported this week in Long County, but another fire burned an estimated 750 acres in the Griffin Ridge area Wednesday and required forestry units to call for additional help.
In response to the severe wildfire season this year, the Georgia Forestry Commission will conduct a town hall meeting Wednesday in Ludowici.
Children grinned, giggled and got some playtime while learning about safety during Safe Kids Day Saturday in downtown Hinesville.
A fire destroyed a mobile home Wednesday night in Hinesville.
Parents and children are invited to Bradwell Park on Saturday for the annual Safe Kids Day event geared toward educating parents and children on safety measures.
An Army judge has ordered a recess in the court-martial of a Fort Stewart sergeant charged with murder in the 2008 slayings of a superior and a fellow U.S. soldier in Iraq.
A deserted old home on Rye Patch Road burned to the ground Saturday, and the blaze reignited Sunday but was extinguished by Long County firefighters.
Security at Fort Stewart's gates has been tightened following a directive sent out by the Department of Defense.
In response to an unusually severe wildfire season, the Georgia Forestry Commission will host a town-hall meeting called "After the Smoke Clears" from 6-8 p.m. May 11 at the Long County High School cafeteria in Ludowici.
Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tom Sollosi reported that Thomas Darnell Jefferson, who had been on the run for several months, was apprehended April 21.
With severe storms and tornadoes ravaging the Southeast and hurricane season just around the corner, American Red Cross Program Coordinator Mark Hunt of the Savannah Chapter's Liberty branch offered his input on five categories of items that should be included in every disaster-preparedness kit.
For two Liberty County sheriff's deputies it was just a routine dinner break at a Hinesville restaurant - that is, until they went to settle ...