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Checkpoint in Ludowici yields tickets

The Ludowici Police Department, along with the state's Motor Carrier Compliance Division, conducted a highway safety checkpoint June 30 at the intersection of Highways 84 and 301.

July 26, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Fire department stresses safety

Hinesville Fire Department works to maintain safety among its employees, who often do very dangerous work.

July 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Chipp serving 20 years for shooting

Calvin Chipp is currently serving 20 years on the charge of voluntary manslaughter for the April 16, 2006, shooting of Roger Harrell outside the Skybox bar in Midway.

July 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Worker hit in road construction site

A flagman is recovering from injuries he received after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon while working in a construction zone on Highway 196 east.

July 26, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Public Safety


Fire dampens birthday party

A Riceboro homeowner received an unwelcome surprise for her birthday Thursday - a small grease fire.

July 24, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


Give a pint, get pint back

ATLANTA - Blue Bell Ice Cream is helping the American Red Cross encourage people to donate blood this summer with a thank you gift of a pint of ice cream.

July 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Officer says parents can help fight gangs

Hinesville Police Officer Joseph Madison discussed the problems of gangs along with other local issues during a ride along on Friday night.

July 21, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's blotter July 4

July 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Two wrecks may raise holiday caution flags

July 20, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


Student sentenced for toting gun to school

A Liberty County High School student charged with carrying a weapon on school grounds was recently sentenced to at least six months at a Georgia youth development campus.

July 17, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Public Safety


Drought ignites fireworks cautions

Despite some welcome rain across the state, virtually all of Georgia remains in the grip of a drought that remains a threat to public safety.

July 17, 2007 | Staff report | Public Safety


Woman extricated from vehicle

Two people were taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center after a collision on Highway 84 at Darsey Road. A complete accident report was unavailable prior to press time.

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Long County Sheriff's blotter for July 1

Statutory rape

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Flemington VFD recruiting

The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department firefighters draped a flag Friday across the front of their fire engine during a card-signing for the nine South Carolina firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new volunteers. It has training meetings every Monday at 7 p.m. For more information, call Chief Jeff Blount at 884-4242.

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Blood drive at HPD

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety


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Articles by Section - Public Safety


Downed power line starts fire in Ludowici

Smiley Elementary School was briefly evacuated around 2 p.m. Tuesday when stormy conditions caused a tree to fall on a power line outside the school. The downed line started a small fire in the woods and caused a surge inside the school, which knocked out power and caused the fire alarm to go off, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.

August 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Man stabbed in Lake George Sunday

The two people who alleged stabbed a Lake George man Sunday night have been charged with aggravated assault, according to police.

August 18, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Aug. 18

This are recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:

August 18, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Long Co. wreck injures four

A wreck Thursday night at the intersection of Rye Patch and Wilkerson roads in Long County sent four people to the hospital, according to Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Richard Truman.

August 15, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Hinesville PD blotter for Aug. 15

Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:

August 15, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


LCSO blotters for Aug 13

July 21: Disorderly conduct, criminal trespass - On Live Oak Road in Hinesville, people gathered in the complainant's yard, threatening to beat up her daughter. She said that they have done this twice. A woman the complainant knew came to the door both times and knocked aggressively. She even came to the door with a hoe in hand, wanting to fight the complainant's daughter over a man. When asked to leave the property, the woman refused. However, the suspect said the daughter came to her house earlier to talk to the man, and the woman only came to the ...

August 13, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Firefighters work for access to hydrants

During a semi-annual fire hydrant testing period and several fire-related incidents, members of the Hinesville Fire Department recently reported increased obstruction of fire hydrants.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Reward offered for information about fire

The Georgia State Fire Marshal's Office is offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or people involved in a suspicious fire that broke out in Walthourville the morning of Aug. 6 and destroyed an unoccupied home.

August 13, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Fun, learning at Hinesville Night Out

National Night Out recently was held in Hinesville, featuring music, dancing and fun while addressing the serious question of how to fight crime.

August 12, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Long County Night Out growing

Long County held its annual National Night Out on Thursday at the Long County Recreation Complex.

August 11, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Hinesville PD blotter for Aug. 11

Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Flood watch cancelled

The National Weather Service has cancelled a flood watch for our area that was orginally set to go through tonight.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Crash kills 3rd ID band member

A Fort Stewart soldier was killed Thursday in a car crash in Tattnall County.

August 08, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Aug. 8

Recent reports filed wit the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:

August 08, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


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