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911 turned forty

The three digit number known for saving countless lives turned 40 on Feb. 16.

March 12, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports Editor | Public Safety


Long County to Have County-Wide Emergency Test via Phones

LUDOWICI - Sometime in March, the Long County-Emergency Management Agency will test the new crisis communication system.

March 11, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Public Safety


Red Cross provides relief after sugar refinery blast

Denise Register with the American Red Cross spoke at Tuesday's Rotary meeting about the work the Red Cross has done in the wake of the Imperial Sugar Refinery explosion. More than $27,000 has been donated, 913 bulk items such as Chapstick, sunscreen, and socks have been distributed, and more than 27,000 meals have been prepared. To learn more about the Red Cross, call the Savannah Chapter at (912) 651-5300 or visit www.savannahredcross.org

March 11, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Public Safety


Robbery suspected indicted

A Liberty County grand jury has handed out four true bills against Christopher Jamal Fletcher for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery and sexual assault at the Ok Cha Beauty supply store on West Oglethorpe Highway last March.

March 11, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


Riceboro firefighters want you safe

The Riceboro and its volunteer fire department will host a fire safety program on Saturday, March 15, at the youth center.

March 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Feb. 5 wreck claims second victim

A second person has died from injuries sustained Feb. 5 in a car crash in the intersection of Bacon and Fleming roads in Hinesville.

March 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Drowning victim identified

Liberty County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Keith Moran said family members have identified the man who drowned after a police chase in Flemington last Friday as Jermaine Elkins of Claxton.

March 06, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Long pre-release center starts new CDL program

LUDOWICI -- On Feb. 13, the Long Pre-Release Center started the first commercial driver's license class in a prison in the state.

March 06, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Public Safety


MACE monthly report for January 2008

MACE opened a total of 48 cases with 72 offenders and confiscated narcotics and controlled substances with a monetary street value of $31,344 during January.

March 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's Office blotter Feb. 20

Feb. 7

March 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotter Feb. 20

Strong-arm robbery

March 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Former soldier sentenced to 20 years for child pornography

SAVANNAH -- Spc. Ryan Verch was sentenced to 262 months imprisonment for his conviction for production of child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor last week, according to Edmund A. Booth, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia,

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


The 'hit man' email scam has reached Georgia

ATLANTA -- The FBI started warning the public about the "hit man" scam early in 2007, and recently it has shown up in Coastal Georgia.

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Broken taillight leads to drug arrest

LUDOWICI - On Feb. 3 a busted rear taillight led to a Garden City man's arrest here for drug possession and the possession of a stolen firearm.

March 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing Writer | Public Safety


Drug activity high in Walthourville

Liberty County Deputy Travis Palmer had a busy night last Sunday in Walthourville, making two arrests on drug related charges within two hours.

March 04, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Public Safety


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Test confirms Georgia patient has plague

Public-health officials said Wednesday that initial tests have identified a case of the plague in Georgia.

August 20, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Public Safety


Fire snarls traffic on East Oglethorpe and Veterans Parkway

A trash truck caught on fire Wednesday morning closing Veterans Parkway and snarling traffic in Hinesville.

August 19, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier Correspondent | Public Safety


Fire snarls traffic in west Hinesville

A trash truck caught on fire Wednesday morning, closing Veterans Parkway and snarling traffic in Hinesville.

August 19, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Tropical storm forms in Atlantic

Tropical Depression 4 has strengthened to Tropical Storm Danny and has the potential to become the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season.

August 18, 2015 | By Justin Roberti AccuWeather.com staff writer | Public Safety


Domestic disputes get physical

Recent crime reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's office include:

August 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Hinesville police: Woman stabs man

A woman is being questioned following a stabbing Tuesday evening in the Gateway II apartment complex on Gause Street in Hinesville.

August 11, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Woman shot in foot at Midway gathering

A gathering at a Midway residence took a violent turn when shots were fired from a passing vehicle, striking one woman, according to the Liberty ...

August 10, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


LCSO Blotters

July 4

August 10, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Grand-jury indictments

This report was gathered from information recorded during the recent Liberty County Grand Jury indictments entered into public record. All suspects are innocent until proven ...

August 10, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


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