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Florida wreck kills two 3rd ID soldiers

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Two soldiers making a surprise visit to their families in Florida before deployment to Iraq were struck by a car and killed after getting into a fight.

October 28, 2009 | Associated Press | Public Safety


DOT launches teen driving Web site

The Georgia Department of Transportation is launching a new online resource for teen drivers and their parents. The Web site, "Teen Driving Safety 101," www.dot.ga.gov/teendriving, provides information on driving laws, safety tips and travel information to help teens stay safe behind the wheel.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Sheriff's deputy earns sergeant's stripes

Liberty County Sheriff J. Don Martin recently promoted Deputy James Caines to sergeant.

October 28, 2009 | Staff report | Public Safety


MACE report for September

Total cases opened: 33

October 28, 2009 | Staff report | Public Safety


Timesharing scam circulating

ATLANTA - Going in on a time share may sound like a great vacation solution, but some consumers are finding that the monthly maintenance fees and

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Parents suspect seizure may have led to drowning

Tragedy struck Long County on Monday when a 5-year-old boy, described as friendly and outgoing, drowned in a bathtub.

October 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Child drowns in Long County

LUDOWICI - Tragedy struck Long County earlier this afternoon, with the drowning death of a 5-year-old boy.

October 19, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Hinesville Police blotter for Oct. 18

Sept. 20, Discharging firearms within city limits, 112 Cherokee Circle

October 19, 2009 | Staff report | Public Safety


School, firefighters earn praise for alarm response

Snelson-Golden Middle School's fire safety program was put through a live test Thursday when a faculty member spotted smoke in the 200 hall and activated emergency procedure.

October 16, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Man charged with homicide for teen's death

Jonathon Goode, 22, was charged last Friday with homicide by a vehicle in the first degree for his involvement in a wreck that killed a Jesup teenager earlier this year.

October 16, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Glennville man faces statutory rape chage

Long County Sheriff's Department Chief Investigator Ty Smith said Francisco Javier Badillo-Jimenez, 22, of Glennville has been charged with statutory rape in connection with the disappearance of a 13-year-old Long County girl last weekend.

October 16, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Staff writer | Public Safety


Three-car accident sends four to hospital

One person was taken to Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart and three others to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after a wreck Wednesday afternoon.

October 16, 2009 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Missing teen found in Garden City

LUDOWICI - A Long County girl, who went missing Friday, was found Saturday morning in Garden City.

October 14, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Moody death ruling request denied

On Sept. 14, Long County Probate Court Judge Marie Middleton denied a petition by Jeffrey Moody to presume that his wife, Debora Gail DeLoach Moody is dead.

October 14, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Hinesville Police blotter for Oct. 7

Sept. 18, DUI habitual violator, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving on the wrong side of the road, Frank Cochran Drive

October 07, 2009 | Staff report | Public Safety


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Soldiers risk lives to extinguish fire

Maryella Haynes had just finished preparing dinner for her family Tuesday and went outside to check on her kids when her granddaughter came out, yelling about a fire.

July 18, 2014 | By Sgt. Alexandra Shea 1st ABCT, 3rd ID | Public Safety


Man who drove through Kroger warned staff

A man drove through the Hinesville Kroger late Wednesday night, causing considerable damage to the store at 555 W. Oglethorpe Highway.

July 17, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Walthourville official's home destroyed

The home of Walthourville Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Green on Carter Road was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday.

July 16, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Shooting victim identified, shooter still loose

A Walthourville man was shot several times Monday night in a mobile-home park on Wilder Road.

July 16, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


More arrests in alcohol, tobacco fraud ring

The Walthourville Police Department has made two more arrests in connection with an illegal alcohol and tobacco ring raided last month.

July 16, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Hensler completes impaired-driving enforcement course

Corporal Scott Hensler of the Hinesville Police Department recently completed an advanced roadside impaired-driving enforcement course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.

July 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Shooting victim critical

A Walthourville man was shot several times Monday night in a mobile home park on Wilder Road.

July 15, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Sheriff's academy for Liberty residents

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office will host another 10-week Citizen's Academy beginning Aug.6.

July 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Police probing Walthourville shooting

Authorities are investigating how a man was shot in Walthourville Monday night, according to Walthourville Police Chief Tracey McFadden.

July 14, 2014 | By Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Ludowici earns safety grant

The Georgia Municipal Association recently announced that the city of Ludowici received a safety grant check for $6,000. The funds will be used to purchase helmets, gloves, handbooks, manuals and radio systems.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for July 14

June 26: Simple battery - An officer was called to a disturbance on Deer Trail Lane in Midway. The complainant said her friend came over drunk at 6:30 a.m. They hung out all day until the friend wanted the complainant to get off the phone and go for a walk with her. The complainant said no, which made the friend mad, and she began swinging at her.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Hinesville Police Department blotters for July 11

June 28: Criminal trespass - An officer responded at Ballard Drive in reference to two unidentified men knocking on the complainant's door.

July 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Three structure fires on 16 hours

Between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday, three structure fires were reported in Liberty and Long counties. No one was injured, but 10 area residents now are without homes. The blazes appear to be unrelated.

July 11, 2014 | By Lewis Levine and Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


GeoVista Credit Union robbed

A search is under way in Hinesville for the person who robbed the GeoVista Credit Union on Link Street on Thursday morning.

July 10, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


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