Children grinned, giggled and got some playtime while learning about safety during Safe Kids Day Saturday in downtown Hinesville.
A fire destroyed a mobile home Wednesday night in Hinesville.
Parents and children are invited to Bradwell Park on Saturday for the annual Safe Kids Day event geared toward educating parents and children on safety measures.
An Army judge has ordered a recess in the court-martial of a Fort Stewart sergeant charged with murder in the 2008 slayings of a superior and a fellow U.S. soldier in Iraq.
A deserted old home on Rye Patch Road burned to the ground Saturday, and the blaze reignited Sunday but was extinguished by Long County firefighters.
Security at Fort Stewart's gates has been tightened following a directive sent out by the Department of Defense.
In response to an unusually severe wildfire season, the Georgia Forestry Commission will host a town-hall meeting called "After the Smoke Clears" from 6-8 p.m. May 11 at the Long County High School cafeteria in Ludowici.
Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tom Sollosi reported that Thomas Darnell Jefferson, who had been on the run for several months, was apprehended April 21.
With severe storms and tornadoes ravaging the Southeast and hurricane season just around the corner, American Red Cross Program Coordinator Mark Hunt of the Savannah Chapter's Liberty branch offered his input on five categories of items that should be included in every disaster-preparedness kit.
A fire in Riceboro on Wednesday afternoon left a family of five adults and eight children homeless.
A tornado watch that covered Liberty and Long counties was lifted at 4 p.m. yesterday and, other than brief spurts of rain, the community seems to have dodged the severe storms and tornados that claimed the lives of more than 280 people in six states throughout the Southeast, according to reports.
The National Hurricane Center is still saying it is unclear what impact Hurricane Matthew will have on the East Coast of the United States.