A contained wildfire burning in the Fort Stewart training area is expected to burn itself out later today, post officials reported.
West Court Street in downtown Hinesville was closed in both directions after construction crews taking down a house on the street this morning hit a gas line.
May 29: Criminal trespass, Limerick Road, Midway
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield has started a "100 Days of Summer," traffic education and enforcement campaign, in conjunction with the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign.
On March 28, roughly 200 people, primarily high school students and young adults, were at a party being held at the County Line Club near Midway when shots rang out.
Two Long County youths face felony charges after they allegedly entered a mobile home last month and stole two toy boats.
Imagine a hurricane making landfall near Georgia's coastline – pushing a surge of water through Georgia's coastal communities and further inland, causing flooding as the storm moves across the state. It has spawned tornadoes, and high winds have blown down trees and power lines causing power outages.
In a called meeting Thursday, the Hinesville City Council approved grant applications to the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, applying for funding to buy equipment for the city's fire and police departments.
A man has been charged with child molestation and simple battery by the Long County Sheriff's Department.
ATLANTA - The 78-hour Memorial Day holiday travel period begins Friday evening and the Georgia State Patrol will be watching for impaired drivers and other traffic violations that could potentially cause a traffic crash.
With a new hurricane season approaching, new changes for how and when warnings are issued as well as new assessments of Liberty County's hurricane-prone coastline will affect how residents prepare for storm-related circumstances. Hurricane season began earlier this month, with peak activity expected between September and October.
With the school year coming to an end, Memorial Day weekend approaching and summer festivities about to kick into high gear, officials at the Governor's Office of Highway Safety say they want people to be safe in their travels.
Thirty-five firefighters and emergency personnel from 10 regional agencies completed a search and rescue course through the Georgia Emergency Management Agency last month. The 14-hour course was conducted in Riceboro at the Coastal EMC on April 17-18.
A Walthourville home was fired on early Sunday morning, and a bullet missed a sleeping child by inches. According to Liberty County Sheriff's Det. Brian Barnes, the shooting happened just before 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Sabreena Circle. A mother and her two toddlers were asleep in the home, Barnes said. Someone fired five times with a 9 mm automatic handgun. For the complete story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Couirer.
Recent reports filed by Liberty County Sheriff's deputies include:
The Hinesville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a black male wearing a blue hoodie who used a stolen credit card to make a purchase June 2 at Flash Foods on West Gen. Screven Way.
JESUP - Two children in the care of their disabled grandmother drowned Wednesday afternoon in Wayne County, authorities said.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency held a review and update meeting yesterday for the county's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is updated every five years, with city and county officials developing an action plan for emergencies. Attendees were asked to review projects listed in the plan for their jurisdiction from 2010, then revise projects, add new ones or eliminate unnecessary projects. They were encouraged to have action-oriented projects that are impactful on their communities and can obtain possible grant funding. These projects can include improving building codes, updating flood warning systems, draining lakes behind weakened dams or ...