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Monument stolen from Gum Branch grave

Garden City police Chief David Lyons has seen and investigated all types of crimes over the years, but never in his wildest dreams did he think he and his wife, Cathy, would be the victims of a theft.

December 08, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Woman shoots husband in foot during domestic dispute, Hinesville police say

A domestic dispute nearly turned deadly Monday night in Hinesville when a woman shot her husband in the foot during an altercation, police said.

December 08, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Eateries sanitation scores for Nov. 4-6

The following are among the food service establishments inspected in November by the Liberty County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. To view all restaurant scores, go to http://dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health-inspections.

December 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Agencies spread word about dangers of sleeping with children

DECATUR - Public awareness of sleep-related infant deaths in is critical in preventing these deaths, the GBI reports.

December 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Long County woman killed in ATV wreck

Tragedy struck Long County over the weekend as a 36-year-old woman was killed after she lost control of the all-terrain vehicle she was driving.

November 30, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Be prepared for winter weather

With colder temperatures starting to become the norm as fall yields to winter, the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security's Ready Georgia campaign urge Liberty County residents to take time to get ready for weather emergencies this winter.

November 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Suspicious fire destroys Smallest Church in America

DARIEN - A fire that destroyed the structure of the Smallest Church in America is being called suspicious.

November 30, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Ludowici police: Clerk stole $2,100 in lottery tickets

An employee of a Flash Foods in Ludowici was recently charged with stealing seven rolls of lottery tickets.

November 30, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Woman dies in Long County four-wheeler wreck

A woman died in a four-wheeler wreck early Saturday, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles said.

November 28, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Hinesville mother gets 30 years in death of child

Candice Nicole Boles was sentenced to 30 years to serve for her part in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, Andraia Boles, in February 2013.

November 28, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


Former Liberty County deputy is laid to rest

A large group of family, friends and fellow law-enforcement officers said goodbye Tuesday to a Georgia Ports Authority police officer and former Liberty County sheriff's deputy, Cpl. William Solomon.

November 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Fire destroys Walthourville mobile home

A Walthourville woman's home was destroyed in a fire early Saturday morning.

November 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Persistent shoplifter won't leave store alone

Recent reports filed by Hinesville Police officers include:

November 25, 2015 | Staff report | Public Safety


First couple throw weight behind safe driving project

ATLANTA - The Thanksgiving travel period has always been one of the busiest times on Georgia roads and because of that, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety uses this period to remind motorists to buckle up during the annual Click It or Ticket campaign.

November 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Boles sentenced to 30 years

Candice Nicole Boles was sentenced to 30 years to serve for her part in the death of her 3-year old daughter Andraia Boles in February 2013.

November 23, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


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Restaurant sanitation scores for June

The following are among the food service establishments inspected in June by the Liberty County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens ...

July 12, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


14 South Georgia residents indicted on federal drug trafficking charges

STATESBORO - A federal indictment has been returned charging a Glennville man and a Fleming man, along with 12 other South Georgia residents, with conspiring to ...

July 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Large amount of drugs found in Hinesville home

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit has seized a large amount of narcotics.

July 11, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Man shot and killed at Liberty County mobile home

Law-enforcement officials are investigating the shooting death of Dennis Pavao, 43.

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


Arrest made for R&J Produce fire

A man has been arrested in connection with a June 20 fire that destroyed R&J Produce store on E. G. Miles Parkway, according to ...

July 09, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Suspects in Walthourville shooting, Hinesville standoff charged

A Walthourville man narrowly escaped injury Thursday after someone shot through his front door, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.

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


Man, 28, charged with murder of Jesup man, 70

A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged with killing a 70-year-old Jesup man, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

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


Last roll call for HPD officer

The June 28 midnight patrol was the last for Hinesville police Lt. Thomas Ovitt, midnight shift watch commander.

July 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Public Safety


'Possible homicide' investigated in Jesup

Authorities are investigating what they term a "possible homicide" in Jesup.

July 06, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.comr | Public Safety


Hinesville man’s murder conviction, life term upheld

A Hinesville father convicted of killing his baby daughter had his murder conviction and life sentence upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court, according to a ...

July 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Fire displaces Hinesville couple

A Hinesville couple was displaced after a fire damaged their home Sunday night.

July 04, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


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