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49 pot plants confiscated by officials

The Long County Sheriff's Office impounded and destroyed 49 marijuana plants last week in the Tibet community.

May 18, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


HFD named regional test site

The Hinesville Fire Department officially was recognized Wednesday as a regional test site for Georgia Certifications and National Professional Qualifications (NPQ) Certifications. This means firefighters from across the state can train and test here for various levels of fire-fighting certifications. The department has a classroom set aside for training and testing on the top floor of HFD Station 2 on Airport Road.

May 17, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Public Safety


Alleged victim admits false report

A Richmond Hill woman who claimed in December that she'd been carjacked, forced into the trunk of her car and kidnapped admitted earlier this week that her claims were untrue.

May 16, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


Post shooting was public suicide

At approximately 1:30 p.m. Friday, a soldier from 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot at the Fort Stewart Behavioral Health Clinic this morning.

May 14, 2011 | Fort Stewart Public Affairs | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotter

May 5

May 14, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


Mobile home standoff ends peacefully

A standoff Wednesday night between police and a Fort Stewart soldier in a Hinesville mobile home park ended peacefully when the soldier surrendered.

May 13, 2011 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


HPD blotter for May 11

May 1: A resident of Eunice Road reported a burglary in which $4,217 worth of household goods and entertainment equipment were stolen while he was out of town.

May 11, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


Stolen trailers found in Long County

The Long County Sheriff's Office recently filed charges of theft by receiving stolen property against Ludowici resident James Edward Judd after discovering he was in possession of a stolen Shadow mobile trailer on his property.

May 11, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long has Safety Awareness Day

Long County held a communitywide Safety Awareness Day on April 30 to promote local safety programs.

May 11, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Some Long Co. fires may be arson

One fire in Long County intentionally was started and officials believe four others intentionally may have been set, according to Georgia Forestry Commission Long County Division Acting Chief Ranger Paul Robertson.

May 11, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


One man injured in Hinesville shooting

One man was injured Tuesday when gunfire erupted at a Hinesville apartment complex.

May 11, 2011 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Governor signs booster seat bill

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that increases the age requirements for children to be in child safety systems in cars registered in Georgia.

May 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotter

April 30

May 10, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


Fire in Long Co. burns about 750 acres

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.

May 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Long Co. set to host wildfire town hall meeting Wednesday

In response to the severe wildfire season this year, the Georgia Forestry Commission will conduct a town hall meeting Wednesday in Ludowici.

May 09, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


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Authorities ask for help finding bank robber

The Jesup Police Department and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who robbed the ...

June 15, 2016 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Police: Hinesville hit-and-run leads to high-speed chase across Liberty County

A hit-and-run Tuesday night in Hinesville led authorities on a high-speed chase that ended near Holmestown Road when the suspect crashed, police said.

June 14, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


UPDATE: Vehicle recovered from Altamaha River; Jesup man still missing

A vehicle recovered Tuesday afternoon from the Altamaha River was a pickup truck that had been reported stolen in 2005, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles ...

June 14, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


GBI investigates theft of construction equipment in Liberty County

A large amount of stolen equipment has been recovered in Liberty County after a Georgia Bureau of Investigation probe into a possible heavy-equipment theft ring.

June 13, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Man charged with murder in Walthourville shooting

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in Walthourville was charged with felony murder Friday, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.

June 10, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Long County man arrested in Glennville arson

A Long County man has been charged with four counts of arson in connection with the early Sunday fire that destroyed four downtown Glennville businesses.

June 08, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Man charged in Walthourville fatal shooting

A man has been arrested in connection with the early Wednesday shooting that left one man dead and another injured in Walthourville.

June 08, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Training helps Liberty County officers better deal with people in crisis

Local law-enforcement officers received mental health awareness training this week.

June 07, 2016 | Tiffany King | Public Safety


Boy, 9, steals hearts across Hinesville

The Hinesville Fire Department, which is made up of men and women who put their emotions in check when dealing with tragedy, shed tears last ...

June 07, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Glennville fire ruled arson; reward offered

A fire destroyed four businesses on Barnard Street in downtown Glennville early Sunday, and authorities said Tuesday that it has been ruled arson.

June 07, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Charges filed in Hinesville wreck, officer scuffle

Charges ranging from traffic violations to theft and destruction of government property have been filed against two women involved in a traffic accident in Hinesville ...

June 07, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Colin soaks the area

Tropical Storm Colin proved to be a big rainmaker for Liberty and Long counties, but the region was spared from major damage.

June 07, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


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