SRINGFIELD - A half dozen methamphetamine labs have been dismantled in north Effingham County.
The Effingham County Sheriff's office said the labs were discovered Tuesday afternoon and led to the arrest of a man and woman who face multiple drug charges.
LUDOWICI -- According to Ludowici Police Chief Richard Robertson, at about 8 this morning a student was hit by a vehicle as the child was crossing McDonald Street in front of the board of education office.
"From what one witness told us, the child apparently ran out in front of the car, and was hit; at this point it doesn't appear that the driver was at fault, but everything is still under investigation", said Robertson.
A wreck involving a Long County man, and a woman, who was traveling with three passengers, appears to be alcohol related, according to Georgia State Patrol, Trooper William Bowman.
Hinesville police have confirmed a teenager was shot at a home in the Eagles Landing subdivision Friday night.
The shooting occurred at a house on the 1400 block of Abrahms Ally shortly before 7 p.m. The teen was rushed to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah with a gunshot wound to the right side of his abdomen.
Liberty County Monday launched a court designed to divert drug users from a life of addiction.
In a plea bargain Monday, Shawn Martin, admitted to one of six drug charges leveled against him after a raid of his 140-acre estate in August 2007.
The Georgia State Patrol says 20 people died on state roads in traffic accidents over the holiday weekend, but none were inn our area.
"We had no fatalities and no serious wrecks," Hinesville Police Department Lt. Max Mclendon said Monday.
Agents were called in to assist the Liberty County Sheriff's Department on Nov. 26 after deputies made a routine stop on a car for having its taillight out. The stop reportedly led to a search of the vehicle, where the deputies allegedly found a black bag containing a sawed-off shotgun, another altered firearm, ammunition and 1.5 grams of marijuana.
Reporting only one DUI incident each, the Hinesville Police Department and Fort Stewart's Military Police said that local residents started 2009 on a safe note.
New Year's Eve is synonymous with midnight kisses, resolutions, and for many, champagne and cocktails.
Agents on Nov. 19 arrested Joshua Hicks, who was reportedly found in the possession of several stolen items. Among those items was an M-4 assault rifle reportedly belonging to Jonathan Guzman. Cato said Guzman was called in to claim his rifle, and during the conversation that followed, agents discovered he had a failure to appear warrant. Cato said MACE learned Guzman had been indicted for child molestation, statutory rape and giving alcohol to an underage person. Guzman, a soldier stationed at Fort Stewart, is currently out on bond. Since he was under indictment, he is not allowed to possess any ...
An Indiana man's death in the Long County Jail this past Friday has been ruled a suicide, according to Ludowici Police Department Chief Richard Robertson.
SAVANNAH - A South Carolina judge ordered a Savannah firefighter to be held on a high bond following his arrest for a fatal hit-and-run crash that left a bicycle rider dead.
Bluffton, S.C., police said 29-year-old Ryan Scott Cudlip was formally charged Sunday with involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death.
ATLANTA - The Georgia State Patrol is predicting 20 traffic deaths on Georgia roads during the 102-hour New Year's Day holiday weekend that begins Wednesday at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight Sunday.
The patrol estimates there will be 3,008 accidents with 1,350 injuries.
The home of a Long County Sheriff's Department deputy that recently burned down was determined to have been an accident.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction. An earlier version of this online article incorrectly listed Rita Simmons Deen ...
Long County will host two rabies clinics Saturday.
Jody Grooms, the former head coach of Wayne County High School's football team, and his wife, Sharon Grooms, a former teacher at Arthur Williams ...
A Liberty County deputy patrolling the St. Johns Road area in Allenhurst around 3 a.m. Saturday following a rash of vehicle break-ins spotted a ...
An early Saturday morning fire has displaced a Hinesville family.
Recent reports filed with the Ludowici Police Department include:
Long County authorities believe they intercepted drugs and cellphones that two women were trying to get to prisoners at the Long State Prison.
Firefighters were called to the scene of another mobile home fire in Long County on Wednesday afternoon, the second this week.
An altercation between two men Monday morning sent one to the hospital with a gunshot wound.
ATLANTA - National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs through Saturday, and officials are urging residents to use the time to get prepared.
Long County and Gum Branch firefighters fought a structure fire Monday at Diggers Farm on Marcus Nobles Road.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A Hinesville man was one of 18 men arrested in Glynn County as part of "Operation Riptide," which targeted online child predators, the Georgia Bureau ...
A Hinesville woman, who was loading up items from a yard sale at the Hinesville American Legion Post Saturday, was injured when a small pickup ...
A 72-year-old woman riding a bicycle shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday was injured when she was struck by a passing motorist on Rye Patch ...
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