When Gum Branch resident Jim Woodard saw water wash over the section of Ga. Highway 196 that runs by his house, he knew the beavers that inhabit the area were up to no good. As it turns out, the water-loving creatures dammed up a canal in the area, spurring a small flood.
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ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized federal funds to reimburse costs to Georgia to fight the Elim Church Road fire in Long County and the Mosley Road fire in Coffee County.
Long County held a community-awareness public meeting Wednesday at the high school to inform people about what happened during last week's fire. The forum also provided safety tips for how to help prevent wildfires.
The Long County division of the Georgia Forestry Commission on Thursday reassumed responsibility for monitoring the remnants of the fire that burned more than 4,000 acres last week in Long County.
Hinesville Police Staff Sgt. Gerald Morris taught his wife and daughter years ago "simple, everyday" preventative measures they could implement to protect themselves.
The massive wildfire that broke out last week in a wooded area near Elim Church Road left part of Long County in ruins; however, it appears to have strengthened the bond between area residents and neighboring communities.
The fire that broke out in Long County on Thursday afternoon ravaged 4,035 acres and burned 10 structures, three of which were occupied homes, said Darrell Ballance, Ludowici/Long County Fire Department Chief and Emergency Management Agency Director. The cause of the blaze still is unknown, but the Georgia Forestry Commission will conduct a full investigation.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia prosecutors who spent more than two decades trying to execute Troy Davis have won what may be their final legal battle in the U.S. Supreme Court, yet state prison officials still can't schedule his execution.
Coastal Health District officials are asking residents to take precautions to avoid health problems related to the smoky conditions caused by recent wildfires throughout the district's eight-county area.
Highway 84 through Long County was closed again Saturday, evidence that a massive wildfire that broke out Thursday had not been extinguished.
A Liberty County deputy patrolling the St. Johns Road area in Allenhurst around 3 a.m. Saturday following a rash of vehicle break-ins spotted a ...
An early Saturday morning fire has displaced a Hinesville family.
Recent reports filed with the Ludowici Police Department include:
Long County authorities believe they intercepted drugs and cellphones that two women were trying to get to prisoners at the Long State Prison.
Firefighters were called to the scene of another mobile home fire in Long County on Wednesday afternoon, the second this week.
An altercation between two men Monday morning sent one to the hospital with a gunshot wound.
ATLANTA - National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs through Saturday, and officials are urging residents to use the time to get prepared.
Long County and Gum Branch firefighters fought a structure fire Monday at Diggers Farm on Marcus Nobles Road.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A Hinesville man was one of 18 men arrested in Glynn County as part of "Operation Riptide," which targeted online child predators, the Georgia Bureau ...
A Hinesville woman, who was loading up items from a yard sale at the Hinesville American Legion Post Saturday, was injured when a small pickup ...
A 72-year-old woman riding a bicycle shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday was injured when she was struck by a passing motorist on Rye Patch ...
Recent reports filed by officers of the Hinesville Police Department include:
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 ...
A shoplifting incident that began Thursday afternoon at the Wal-Mart Supercenter on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville led authorities on a high-speed chase that went ...
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