Former Fort Stewart soldier Lance Lightner, 24, was sentenced on Tuesday to 272 months in prison by Chief United States District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood following his guilty pleas to charges of receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography, according to a press release sent Thursday.
Long County officers arrested one person and confiscated drugs during an Oct. 17 raid on a Ludowici Apartment.
Dillon Jacobs, who had recently decided to join the Army, died following a vehicle crash on Highway 144 on Fort Stewart Thursday morning.
Highway 144 west on Fort Stewart is closed until further notice following a two-vehicle accident with one fatality, according to a news release from Fort Stewart PAO.
The following incidents are taken from Hinesville Police Department reports.
A Ludowici man has been charged with burglary in connection with a Sept. 30 report.
Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell was home Friday afternoon, after being taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital complaining of shoulder pain after his patrol car was hit by a pickup and burst into flames Thursday morning.
The home invasion/armed robbery suspect who died during an Oct. 4 officer-involved shooting in Statesboro died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to preliminary autopsy reports.
Hurricane Matthew brought rain and wind that knocked down trees and power lines in Liberty and Long counties.
The City of Hinesville has reported that the fire department and EMS are back in full response, and linemen crews from Georgia Power, Coastal EMC and Canoochee EMC will be working on power outages.
As local officials continued to urge area residents to evacuate Friday morning and help those without transportation to get out of the area, Hurricane Matthew continued on course to ravage Coastal Georgia.
WASHINGTON – FEMA, through its regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is monitoring Hurricane Matthew and remains in close coordination with state emergency managers and tribal officials, as well as our federal partners at the National Weather Service forecast offices. FEMA is urging residents in potentially affected states – from Florida to the Mid-Atlantic – to familiarize themselves with evacuation routes now, prepare, and to take direction from state, local, and tribal officials.
Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued a mandatory evacuation east of Interstate 95 for six coastal counties. The voluntary evacuation request, issued yesterday, remains in effect for residents west of I-95 in those counties.
With a hurricane watch issued for our area, emergency declarations by the governor and county commission and a voluntary evacuation order for some Liberty County residents, little has changed from Wednesday as Hurricane Matthew approaches the area.
The Liberty County Health Department has announced that it has flu vaccine available.
An alleged drug ring at Woodwind North Apartments has been broken up and nine people arrested Thursday, according to a Hinesville Police news release.
A man reportedly wanted for a murder in Tacoma, Washington was arrested Wednesday by Liberty County Sheriff's Department deputies after he was found at ...
From Hinesville Police Department reports:
An Atlanta Falcons fan was let down twice last Sunday.
The Hinesville Police Department has issued a lookout alert for a "person of interest" in connection with recent entering auto and criminal damage to property ...
An Army family of four who lost everything in a Friday night mobile home fire in Walthourville have moved to another home, it was announced ...
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