Georgia's wildfire season is getting off to an exceptionally busy start, with more than 300 fires burning close to 2,000 acres in the first week of March alone.
Three teens lost in the woods Wednesday night were found cold, tired and in good shape after a 14-hour ordeal.
A 23-year-old Fort Stewart soldier is facing multiple counts of computer pornography following his arrest Monday.
Since becoming a journalist, I have come to realize the only occupation as misperceived as mine is that of a police officer.
Rush hour traffic was delayed in all directions Monday evening in Midway when a two-vehicle wreck involving a van and a tractor-trailer truck occurred at the busy intersection of Highways 17 and 84.
The American Red Cross Liberty Branch will offer a babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Army Education Center, 100 Knowledge Drive, room 247.
American Red Cross Liberty Branch to offer a Babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday March 17 at the Army education center 100 Knowledge Drive room 247.
Food Service Establishment Report for January and February American Legion Post 1121 W. Oglethorpe Hwy 02/02/2007 = 99 Angie's Diner 510 Coastal Hwy Midway 01/31/2007 = 99 A Taste of Philly 933 E. G. Miles #102 02/06/2007 = 95 Captain D's 107 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 89 Caribbean Soul Food 812 EG Miles 01/12/2007 = 97 Checkers 147 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 85 Chili's Grill and Bar 629 W. Oglethorpe 01/08/2007 = 87 China Rest. ...
Feb. 10, 2007 North Coastal Highway, Midway A complainant reported a pistol was missing from his vehicle. He noticed it was missing when he got the vehicle back after it had been in for repairs, but advised the sheriff's office he did not think the repair company had anything to do with the weapon's disappearance. The complainant stated the last time he saw the gun it was in December. It was under the driver's seat ...
Feb. 8, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Theft by taking A student at Bradwell Institute reported to police someone stole $340 from his pants pocket while he was at track practice. The complainant told police he left his pants in an unsecured room where the track athletes change clothes. Criminal Trespass Feb. 9, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Police met with school officials in reference to a criminal trespass complaint. Upon investigating, police photographed gang graffiti on ...
ATLANTA - Severe Weather Awareness Week has been observed in Georgia for 29 years. During that time, at least 49 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured by lightning in Georgia, says Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Charley English.
GeoComm Account Manager Deb Blanchard recently presented an update to Long County commissioners in regards to the progress of the E-911 plan.
Roughly the size of a small house, a nearly 1,000 square-foot, animated home will unfold from a semi-tractor truck at the Hinesville Lowe's Saturday to create a replica of a living room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and backyard.
Arson (3rd degree) Feb. 1, 2007 Sawgrass Lane, Riceboro Deputies were dispatched to a possible fire at the South Newport boat ramp in Riceboro. Upon arrival, deputies found the center of the boat ramp on fire and no one around the area. The call came from someone out of Jekyll Island, anonymously, and no return phone number provided. Riceboro Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and extinguished the fire. The case is under arson ...
DUI-open container Jan. 30, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway Hinesville Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Jiffy Lube where a vehicle was blocking one of the service ramps of the business. As police approached the vehicle, they could hear music blaring from the vehicle, and asked the driver to turn down the volume and exit the vehicle. The driver refused to comply and began rolling up his windows. Even after officers opened the ...
Sept. 30: Theft by taking - A woman told police she has allowed a male friend who was homeless to stay with her.
A routine traffic stop Tuesday on southbound Interstate 95 resulted in a large drug bust for the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. Two Jacksonville residents were arrested after 2.2 pounds of crystal meth were found in their vehicle.
A Midway fire that broke out Wednesday morning left a family of five without a home.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been paying off.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been hard at work, and the members' efforts are paying off.Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier announced the task force's creation Wednesday, and followed up Thursday with even bigger news.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office held its Citizens' Academy graduation Oct. 23.
Sept. 29: Theft by taking (firearm) - A woman told police her silver-and-black handgun was missing. She said the last time she saw the gun was when she had placed it under the mattress.
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has issued an alert for a missing girl.
A Hinesville man was shot multiple times at the Eagles Landing apartment complex shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday. Police have released very few details. The victim was flown by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, and his condition is unknown.
There was a large vehicle fire on Highway 196 in Fleming this morning. Both westbound lanes were closed and one eastbound lane was devoted to diverted westbound traffic. Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies were directing traffic, and the Fleming fire department was on the scene. The Courier will provide more information about this incident as details emerge.
Sept. 26: Suicidal threats, mental subject - A woman called police to report her sister had threatened to kill herself. The woman said her sister was a diagnosed schizophrenic and had been off her medication for two days. The woman said when she went to check, her sister was angry, throwing things around and picked up a pair of scissors and threatened to do herself bodily harm. The woman took the scissors from her sister, ...
A Walthourville man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a stabbing that happened Friday in Long County.
Sept. 24: Simple battery - A police officer was dispatched to a home on Slayton Circle regarding a domestic dispute. The woman told the officer the dispute started the day before when her husband failed to respond when she called him to come home. She said she needed to attend to a personal matter, but he intentionally refused to come home. When he did come home, she left and didn't return until the next morning. ...
A Long County man was rushed to a Savannah hospital Friday night after he was stabbed during a reported altercation in the backyard of a home on Izzard Road.
Sept. 19: Burglary, forced entry - An HPD officer was dispatched to an apartment complex in Regency Plaza regarding a burglary. The officer met with the site supervisor of company renovating the apartments. He told the officer his men left 10 100-pound bags of recyclable copper and 21 air-conditioner regulators on the floor of a vacant apartment. He ensured the apartment doors were locked when they left at 5:30 p.m. When they returned at 7:30 ...