Fort Stewart's Department of Public Works Forestry Branch reports it has not being doing prescribed burning in the forests on post for more than a month, and asks others to not set any fires there.
The Riceboro community gathered Saturday to honor its volunteer firefighters - recognition which turns out to be surprisingly rare.
Ludowici resident Meckel Henry had a choice - jail time or get the message out that he is a thief. Henry chose to let everyone know the latter, according to Sgt. Sal Genualdi of the Ludowici Police Department. After being found guilty of shoplifting at two local convenience stores in Ludowici, Henry had to face Judge Larry Fowler in city court. Fowler gave the convicted shoplifter the choice of serving one week in jail, or ...
A Hinesville man convicted of molesting three children received a 260-year sentence Monday.
The children of Mary Lee Cox's class received a treat thanks to Liberty County Fire Coordinator James Ashdown and the Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation.
Several accidents involving emergency vehicles being driven by volunteers has prompted the Liberty County Commission to look at tightening its policies.
By Patty Leon Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer email@example.com It's no secret drugs can be found in any community, regardless of its size or socio-economic status. It is a problem throughout the nation, and Liberty and Long counties are not immune to the growing epidemic. The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement drug task force was created in the mid-1990s to help combat the problem locally. "The drug issue is all across the board and in ...
Structure fire, April 30 Live Oak Church Road, Hinesville A small grease fire started in the kitchen of a mobile home on Live Oak Road, causing some damage to the inside of the residence. The family evacuated the home and a neighbor used a fire extinguisher on the blaze until the fire department arrived. No injuries were reported. Civil matter, April 23 Arnold Drive, Walthourville A woman reported her landlord continues to harass her with ...
Shots fired April 20, 2007 Whitetail Circle Police arrived at a residential neighborhood in response to a man firing a pellet gun at birds. The neighbors were concerned a pellet would inadvertently hit children playing in their yards. Police met with the man who told them he was shooting BBs at squirrels because they ruined his garden. Police informed the man of the city ordinances regarding the discharge of a firearm in the city. ...
ATLANTA - It seems like every day there is news about a violent episode on a campus that raises concerns for our children and the safety of their school.
Two men are facing theft charges in Long County following their arrests in separate incidents.
While the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department was fighting a woods fire Monday that destroyed about 90 acres on Elim Church Road, additional units were dispatched to Sandy Ridge Drive on the opposite side of the county in response to a structure fire.
SAVANNAH - Ten of the 11 students taking EMT courses at Savannah Technical College this fall passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam, according to the school.
The Liberty County Chapter of the American Red Cross is teaming up with others to raise money for the work the relief agency does.
Interference of custody, April 22, 2007 Blue Jay Lane, Midway A complainant told deputies she went to pick up her children and the man who had them refused to give them back. She stated he had the children since April 17, yet has no legal right to them. Arson, April 24, 2007 JV Road, Hinesville A man reported he saw smoke coming from a wooded area across the street from his house and two juveniles ...
July 7: Assist other agency (robbery) - Two officers responded to Shady Oaks Mobile Home Park in reference to a robbery.
D. Jay Stewart attended the National Drug Court Professionals' 19th annual training conference July 14-17 in Washington, D.C.
The cause of a fire that destroyed a home Wednesday night in the 700 block of Pate Rogers Road in Liberty County still is undetermined, according to Liberty County Fire Coordinator James Ashdown, who has requested that the state fire marshal conduct an investigation.
July 7: DUI, obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers - Two deputies stopped a vehicle that passed by playing loud music.
No one apparently was injured when a mobile home in the 700 block of Pate Rogers Road was destroyed by fire Wednesday night.
People from across the area came out Aug. 5 to join Long County for its Community Night Out at the Long County Recreation Complex.
July 5: Burglary, forced entry, residence, second degree - As an officer was on foot patrol, he noticed the door open of a residence in Country Side Mobile Home Park. The officer entered, and there was no one there. Later, the resident showed up. He said he saw his front door open, and because he was new to the country, he did not know to call 911, so he left the residence. Nothing was missing ...
Candice and Torres Boles briefly were in court Monday morning, where they waived their rights to a formal arraignment and entered pleas of not guilty.
ATLANTA - The FBI has asked for the public's assistance in identifying and locating the person or people responsible for the Aug. 7 armed robbery of The Heritage Bank in Midway, according to Special Agent in Charge Mark F. Giuliano.