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Long County man charged in stabbing

An argument between a man and his former wife's boyfriend reportedly escalated into a stabbing this past Tuesday in Long County, according to authorities.

December 11, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Public Safety


Operation 'Click it or Ticket' under way

It's a fact of life ... and death: Failure to use safety belts is a major contributing factor in more than half of Georgia's Thanksgiving holiday traffic deaths.

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Bus, truck collide; no students hurt

An early morning wreck on Thursday involved a Liberty County school bus and a small truck and left the two drivers with minor injuries, but did not hurt any students since it occurred before any were on the bus.

December 11, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Public Safety


Two charged with mower theft

Some folks steal money, others cars, and some try to steal lawnmowers - or at least that is what two Hinesville men were charged with trying to do in Long County.

November 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long to get new E-911 addresses

The Long County E-911 Committee met with the GeoComm staff Oct. 25 during its monthly meeting.

November 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's blotter

Criminal trespass

November 29, 2007 | Staff report | Public Safety


Traffic stop leads to weapons arrest

Jerome Shawn Bell, 20, was arrested Nov. 4, and is facing multiple charges, including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, after he reportedly tried to elude police in Ludowici.

November 24, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long County Sheriff's blotter

Domestic dispute

November 22, 2007 | Staff report | Public Safety


Move requested for death penalty case

Attorneys for a woman facing a death penalty case have filed for a change of venue in Liberty County Superior Court.

November 22, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Lawman-turned-thief to repay thousands

Former Liberty County law enforcement officer and Long County resident Weyman Chapman has been given 11 years to pay off thousands of dollars he owes for the theft of county and privately owned heavy equipment that was discovered at his residence.

November 17, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


LCSD blotter for Oct. 31

Cruelty to animals

November 15, 2007 | Staff report | Public Safety


HPD blotter for Oct. 31

Expired registration,

November 15, 2007 | Staff report | Public Safety


Two wrecks injure two in Long County

Long County police and first responders were busy recently, as there were two wrecks of local residents resulting in the drivers having to be airlifted to Savannah for medical treatment.

November 14, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Smoke no cause for alarm

Smoke in the Hinesville area Thursday morning was coming from controlled burns associated with land clearing just southeast of town, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission's Midway office.

November 09, 2007 | Staff report | Public Safety


Training for emergencies

Many of the police cars running around Hinesville with sirens blaring Thursday were part of an exercise.

November 09, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


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Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Feb. 24

Feb. 3: Burglary - A Fleming man told deputies that when he left his Sand Dollar Drive home at 4 p.m. one day, and returned at

February 24, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Hinesville PD blotter for Feb. 24

Feb. 1: Obstruction/public drunk - A Fort Stewart man told police he lost his driver's license at a local sports bar/pool hall and could not get onto Fort Stewart without it. He complained that a sheriff's deputy who was working security would not help him find his license.

February 24, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Flu-related death in Glynn County

CHATHAM COUNTY – The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.

February 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Area's storm watch lifted

The National Weather Service has lifted a severe thunderstorm warch for Southeast Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties.

February 21, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Tag-reader credited with more arrests

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has one patrol vehicle equipped with a new device that is paying off. The Tag Reader System was key in a drug bust earlier this week on I-95.

February 21, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


One killed, seven injured by train in Jesup

One member of a Savannah-based Meddin Studios film crew shooting the Greg Allman biopic, "Midnight Rider," was killed in a train accident around 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon in Jesup, according to Wayne County Sheriff's Office Investigator Joe Gardner. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel. Seven others were injured, one of whom was taken by helicopter to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, where her condition is unknown.

February 20, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


RH ranked among safest Georgia cities

Richmond Hill is ranked No. 26 among Georgia's 50 safest cities, according to the website safewise.com.

February 20, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Public Safety


Controlled burns on Fort Stewart today

Fort Stewart will be burning nearly 1,200 acres of underbrush in forests on the post today, according to a release from its public affairs office.

February 20, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Escaped inmate caught in Texas

A former Fort Stewart soldier who escaped with a second inmate from the Tattnall County Jail on Jan. 17 was arrested Saturday in Texas.

February 18, 2014 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Ex-priest gets 7 years for child sex abuse

A former Catholic priest in Ohio who worked in Claxton, Pembroke and Glennville as recently as 2012 was sentenced Wednesday to 7½ years in prison for taking a 10-year-old boy across state lines for sexual purposes.

February 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotters

Feb. 3

February 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Missing Midway teen found safe

Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar's missing 16-year-old daughter, Alexis Maureen Morningstar, was found safe Friday morning in a Jacksonville department store and has been returned to her mother.

February 17, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


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