SAVANNAH - The second batch of Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy students graduated Friday in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus. Eighteen graduates participated in the ceremony. They are:
BELLVILLE - A teenage boy was struck by lightning and seriously injured during football practice at a private school in rural Evans County, authorities said Thursday.
Angel C. Wilson, 19, of Hinesville, was injured in a single-car accident on Wednesday.
Hinesville Police said Thursday they have identified multiple suspects and that arrests were pending in Tuesday's shooting near a school bus stop on Pointe South Drive.
A fatal, one-car wreck that claimed the life of Kelly Moore, 19, of Liberty County, at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, also injured her passenger, J.D. Yeomans, 22.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of Southeast Georgia and South Carolina, including Liberty, Bryan and Long counties.
Kelly Moore, 19, of Liberty County was killed early this morning in a single-car wreck on Highway 196.
According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper T. Gaskin, Moore was traveling east on Highway 196, when she lost control of her automobile near the Rye Patch Road intersection. Gaskin said Moore's car crossed the highway, flipped and hit a pine tree.
Shots were fired at a group of middle and high school students as they got off a bus in the 200 block of Pointe South Drive Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured.
The search for the elderly North Bryan woman who has been missing since July 18 has been suspended. According to Bryan County Emergency Management Director Jim Anderson, officials are now to the point that "we literally do not know where else to look."
Local radio personality and entrepreneur, Lissette Flores, aka DJ L' Boogie, husband Frank 'Nitty' Tolbert and his 4-year-old son, Zamir Smiley, were lucky to have escaped a fire that broke out near 2 a.m. Monday morning at their Fleming residence.
LUDOWICI - A Long County man and his wife lost their home to a fire Friday morning, according to Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Darrell Ballance.
According to Stephen Emmett with the Atlanta FBI, there have been no advances or arrests made in connection with The Heritage Bank robbery in Midway a few weeks ago.
As the FBI reports a new scam spreading through the country, a Riceboro woman reports she was approached, but didn't fall for an well-worn scheme.
Members of the Liberty County Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office assisted the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in a succesful raid under operation Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally. The operation led to the arrests of 326 people in the region, 1,927 statewide and 190 nationally during the second week of July.
Recent reports filed by Liberty County Sheriff's deputies include:
The Hinesville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a black male wearing a blue hoodie who used a stolen credit card to make a purchase June 2 at Flash Foods on West Gen. Screven Way.
JESUP - Two children in the care of their disabled grandmother drowned Wednesday afternoon in Wayne County, authorities said.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency held a review and update meeting yesterday for the county's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is updated every five years, with city and county officials developing an action plan for emergencies. Attendees were asked to review projects listed in the plan for their jurisdiction from 2010, then revise projects, add new ones or eliminate unnecessary projects. They were encouraged to have action-oriented projects that are impactful on their communities and can obtain possible grant funding. These projects can include improving building codes, updating flood warning systems, draining lakes behind weakened dams or ...