Georgia's wildfire season is getting off to an exceptionally busy start, with more than 300 fires burning close to 2,000 acres in the first week of March alone.
Three teens lost in the woods Wednesday night were found cold, tired and in good shape after a 14-hour ordeal.
A 23-year-old Fort Stewart soldier is facing multiple counts of computer pornography following his arrest Monday.
Since becoming a journalist, I have come to realize the only occupation as misperceived as mine is that of a police officer.
Rush hour traffic was delayed in all directions Monday evening in Midway when a two-vehicle wreck involving a van and a tractor-trailer truck occurred at the busy intersection of Highways 17 and 84.
The American Red Cross Liberty Branch will offer a babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Army Education Center, 100 Knowledge Drive, room 247.
American Red Cross Liberty Branch to offer a Babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday March 17 at the Army education center 100 Knowledge Drive room 247.
Food Service Establishment Report for January and February American Legion Post 1121 W. Oglethorpe Hwy 02/02/2007 = 99 Angie's Diner 510 Coastal Hwy Midway 01/31/2007 = 99 A Taste of Philly 933 E. G. Miles #102 02/06/2007 = 95 Captain D's 107 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 89 Caribbean Soul Food 812 EG Miles 01/12/2007 = 97 Checkers 147 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 85 Chili's Grill and Bar 629 W. Oglethorpe 01/08/2007 = 87 China Rest. ...
Feb. 10, 2007 North Coastal Highway, Midway A complainant reported a pistol was missing from his vehicle. He noticed it was missing when he got the vehicle back after it had been in for repairs, but advised the sheriff's office he did not think the repair company had anything to do with the weapon's disappearance. The complainant stated the last time he saw the gun it was in December. It was under the driver's seat ...
Feb. 8, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Theft by taking A student at Bradwell Institute reported to police someone stole $340 from his pants pocket while he was at track practice. The complainant told police he left his pants in an unsecured room where the track athletes change clothes. Criminal Trespass Feb. 9, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Police met with school officials in reference to a criminal trespass complaint. Upon investigating, police photographed gang graffiti on ...
ATLANTA - Severe Weather Awareness Week has been observed in Georgia for 29 years. During that time, at least 49 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured by lightning in Georgia, says Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Charley English.
GeoComm Account Manager Deb Blanchard recently presented an update to Long County commissioners in regards to the progress of the E-911 plan.
Roughly the size of a small house, a nearly 1,000 square-foot, animated home will unfold from a semi-tractor truck at the Hinesville Lowe's Saturday to create a replica of a living room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and backyard.
Arson (3rd degree) Feb. 1, 2007 Sawgrass Lane, Riceboro Deputies were dispatched to a possible fire at the South Newport boat ramp in Riceboro. Upon arrival, deputies found the center of the boat ramp on fire and no one around the area. The call came from someone out of Jekyll Island, anonymously, and no return phone number provided. Riceboro Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and extinguished the fire. The case is under arson ...
DUI-open container Jan. 30, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway Hinesville Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Jiffy Lube where a vehicle was blocking one of the service ramps of the business. As police approached the vehicle, they could hear music blaring from the vehicle, and asked the driver to turn down the volume and exit the vehicle. The driver refused to comply and began rolling up his windows. Even after officers opened the ...
Attorney Billy Joe Nelson Jr. took the oath of office Thursday in Ludowici as the new assistant district attorney for the Atlantic Judicial Circuit of Georgia.
Woodland fires have decreased substantially in Long County during the past two years, the commissioners learned during their recent August meeting.
A Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy Thursday employed a pit maneuver and ended a high-speed chase that began just after 3 p.m. in McIntosh County, according to McIntosh County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy William Jennings.
Volunteers are getting harder to come by for volunteer fire departments, and Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell knows why it's getting tougher to find people to serve.
Kenneth William Lumpkin, 43, pleaded guilty Monday to felony murder and kidnapping with the commission of bodily injury to another person in the September 2010 strangulation death of Lori Arrowood.
Kenneth William Lumpkin, 43, pleaded guilty Monday to felony murder, kidnapping and the commission of bodily injury in the September 2010 strangulation death of Lori Arrowood. Atlantic Judicial Circuit Judge Paul Rose presided over the hearing at the Long County Courthouse. Three charges were dropped - one count each of malice murder, aggravated assault and concealing the death of another person. Lumpkin, a former corrections officer at the Liberty County Jail, was sentenced to two ...
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.