Fires continued to plague Long County over the weekend, burning 600 acres and destroying two deserted mobile homes.
With Lt. Danny Pittman's recent retirement, the Liberty County Sheriff's Office had one slot to fill and several promotions to hand out during a ceremony Wednesday evening at the justice center.
After serving more than 40 years between the Army and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, Lt. Danny "Cuz" Pittman is ready to retire.
FOLKSTON - Authorities say nearly 50 new wildfires have been sparked in and around the Okefenokee Swamp region of south Georgia.
May 23: A Bradwell Institute teacher reported a laptop taken from her classroom by a student. Video surveillance allowed administrators to identify the student. Administrators told police they would be pressing charges but that the student would be allowed to complete his exams.
What started out as a hobby for a small handful of community members has bloomed into a club that is now capable of assisting the county in emergencies or other major events.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with eight manufacturers of pool and spa drain covers, have announced a voluntary recall of certain drain covers because they were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.
SAVANNAH - Smoke from wildfires burning in northern Florida drifted more than 130 miles north Monday to settle over parts of Savannah and neighboring Beaufort, S.C.
It's a two-way street; citizens want police protection and police want citizens' help in preventing crime.
The Hinesville Police Department will have a citizens' academy starting Aug. 2. The course consists of 10 two-hour sessions and two two-hour ride-along sessions. Classes are from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evenings.
A fire that substantially damaged a Long County home Thursday likely started in an electrical source in the attic.
May 16: Construction crews at a site on Gen. Stewart Way reported damage to construction equipment that was not damaged the day before.
Fort Stewart Fire Department Station Chief James H. Ashdown joined the family business 26 years ago. His brother, nephew, wife and sons also are carrying on the Ashdown firefighting tradition.
From Hinesville Police Department reports:
The co-defendant in the double-homicide of two Fort Stewart soldiers was denied bond in court Monday.
AccuWeather reports forecasters are calling for a below-normal hurricane season this year, as a potential El Niño may limit the development of storms.
Several Long County agencies helped stage Long County High School's Prom Promise March 31.
A Liberty County drug dog unit discovered narcotics during a traffic stop on March 27 in Hinesville, according to Liberty County Sheriffs Office Maj. Jeff ...
Bond was reduced for a man accused of killing a bouncer at Cream Sports Bar in Hinesville. The shooting occurred in December.
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