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Area put under a tornado watch

Liberty and Long counties are among many Georgia counties to be put under a wind advisory and tornado watch, according to the National Weather Service in Charleston.

February 24, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety


Long County fugitive caught in N.C.

A Long County man who had been on the run for more than a year recently was apprehended by authorities in North Carolina.

February 24, 2012 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotter

Feb. 13: A Brantley Drive resident reported a burglary in which a laptop, valued at $900, was stolen.

February 23, 2012 | Staff reports | Public Safety


Firefighter finishes arson training

FORSYTH - Earnest M. McDuffie, Sr., a lieutenant with the Hinesville Fire Department, recently completed the arson investigator certification program taught by the state police academy division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

February 21, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


BI band teacher investigated

The Hinesville Police Department is investigating a Bradwell Institute band director after receiving reports that he had been exchanging emails of a sexual nature with a student.

February 20, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps | Public Safety


Driver faces molestation charges

A former Long County School System bus driver was charged with two counts of child molestation last week, according to Ludowici Police Department Chief Diannia Duncan and Long County Sheriff's Office Capt. Nickey Anderson.

February 20, 2012 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotter

Feb. 4: A Berkshire Terrace resident reported the theft of a laptop and scratch case valued at $1,698. The man told police he believed a former houseguest may have taken the items.

February 18, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety


Fatal wreck reported in Long County

A man was killed early Friday morning in a single-vehicle accident in Long County, according to GSP Trooper William Bowman and Adam Denton. The man reportedly was traveling at a high rate of speed on Arnold Drive near Pearl Davis Road when he lost control of his 1995 Pontiac Gran Am. The vehicle veered off the road, struck several trees and rolled over. The driver was ejected several feet from where the car rested, according to the troopers.

February 17, 2012 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Passenger killed in wreck on Highway 84

A Hinesville man was killed Tuesday night when the 1986 Toyota pickup he was riding in collided with another vehicle at the intersection of West Oglethorpe Highway and Maple Drive shortly before 10 p.m.

February 17, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Van driven into a local eatery

A 13-year-old Hinesville boy faces charges after he allegedly drove a vehicle into a Hinesville business Tuesday night. The teen's identity is being withheld because he is a minor.

February 17, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Juvenile justice worker fired in Claxton

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice has announced the firing of a juvenile probation and parole specialist in Claxton.

February 16, 2012 | Associated Press | Public Safety


'Bait' dog rescued in Effingham County

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case of animal cruelty and possible dog fighting after a tortured "bait" dog was found near Old Louisville Road.

February 15, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Freedom gone in a flush

A Liberty County Jail inmate who would have been bonded out Friday now faces additional charges after he allegedly tried to steal thousands of dollars from the bail bondsman who came to his rescue.

February 15, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Money bag taken from restaurant

Jan. 31

February 13, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety


First responders get hazmat training

A two-day hazardous material training course that prepared local emergency responders to identify and react to radiological hazards was conducted Thursday and Friday by the U.S. Department of Energy at Hinesville's Fire Department Station 2.

February 13, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Staff writer | Public Safety


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Articles by Section - Public Safety


East end burglary arrest

A man wanted for burglary on the east end of Liberty County is under arrest, according to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Capt. Tracy ...

August 22, 2017 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Fire displaces woman and son

A Long County woman and her son were displaced from their home by a fire Wednesday morning.

August 22, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Courier senior correspondent | Public Safety


2014 Midway area murder case set for trial in October

A man suspected of killing his roommate nearly three years ago is set to go to jury trial in October.

August 21, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


July shooting suspect arrested

One of two suspects allegedly responsible for shooting a Walthourville man on July 23, has been arrested by U.S. Marshals.

August 21, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Patient pulls fire alarm at Hinesville VA

From Hinesville Police Department reports.

August 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Public Safety


I-95 interchange ramp detour set for Sunday

Drivers heading east on I-16 to I-95 north overnight Sunday should expect delays, according to the state Department of Transportation.

August 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Public Safety


Army charges two with murder

The Army has charged two Third Infantry Division soldiers with murder under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, according to Army officials.

August 18, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Toddler drowns in Long Co.

A 19-month-old Long County child described as "an active country boy who enjoyed his hunting dogs, chickens, Mickey Mouse and anything outside," was found drowned ...

August 17, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Courier senior correspondent | Public Safety


Heat advisory issued again today

With temperatures expected to be in the mid to upper 90s and humidity at 50 percent and climbing to 80 percent over night, the National ...

August 17, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


Raid at Long County store yields alleged drugs, shot-house sales

The Long County Sheriff's Office raided B's Corner Store uncovering alleged drugs and illegal alcohol sales Thursday.

August 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Long County toddler drowns

An 18-month-old Long County child was found drowned in a family pool Sunday morning.

August 13, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Woman fatally shot man in front of kids

It took a jury about an hour and a half Wednesday to find a woman guilty of aggravated assault and murder in the death of ...

August 12, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Bond reduction denied man accused of killing his mother

A judged refused during a hearing Monday to reduce bond on a Midway man who allegedly fatally shot his mother March 3 as they were ...

August 10, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Men knocked unconscious, woman steals wig

From Hinesville Police Department reports.

August 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Kids get mini-vacation with the law

A week shy of returning back to school, several children got to go fishing and bowling with law enforcement officers.

August 01, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


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