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Early Wednesday five leaves six homeless

A fire destroyed a doublewide mobile home in Gum Branch early Wednesday, leaving a family of six homeless.

May 16, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety

DA: Deputy was right in shooting

Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden has decided that Liberty County Deputy Terry Perry's May 6 shooting of an armed man who had already shot one man was "necessary and proper."

May 15, 2012 | Patty Leon | Public Safety

HPD blotter

May 1: Shoplifting - A Hinesville woman was arrested for shoplifting following a complaint by the manager of a Clydes convenient store that she had left the store without paying for two sodas. According to the report, the woman entered the store and went straight to the refrigerator, taking a 20-ounce Pepsi and 20-ounce Mountain Dew.

May 15, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

Life of crime almost inevitable?

The son of a man serving a life sentence for a 1990 manslaughter and feticide in Hinesville recently was sentenced to a similar fate in upstate New York.

May 14, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Public Safety

Device helps find those who can’t get home on own

Members of a Fort Stewart family said they will sleep easier knowing their child could be found within minutes if he wanders off.

May 11, 2012 | Patty Leon | Public Safety

DA reviewing shooting

Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden currently is reviewing the fatal shooting of Nathaniel Pruitt this past Sunday morning in the Bo Maz night club parking lot.

May 11, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

HPD blotter

April 20: Police are investigating the report that a lawn care company was responsible for the damage done to a car window. The owner of the car claims a rock was thrown from a mower, damaging the window. The owner of the lawn care company said there were only two vehicles in the parking lot when they started working on the lawn and the damaged vehicle was not one of them. The company owner also said his mower has a guard to prevent flying rocks.

May 10, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

Storms may move in today

Numerous, widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across much of Southeast Georgia this afternoon and evening, according to the Liberty Emergency Management Agency.

May 09, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

Two wanted for Long Co. crime give up

Two suspects in the April 26 beating and kidnapping of a man in the Allenhurst area of Long County have turned themselves in, according to Sheriff Craig Nobles.

May 09, 2012 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety

Deputy shoots, kills suspect

An off-duty Liberty County deputy sheriff, who was working security at a Walthourville night club, shot and killed a suspect early Sunday after repeatedly ordering him to drop his gun, according to an incident report.

May 08, 2012 | Staff Report | Public Safety

HPD blotter

April 20: Hinesville police were dispatched to a residence where a car was reportedly on fire. The officers found the rear of the car was ablaze. The fire department arrived and extinguished the fire. A brief investigation revealed the cause of the fire was suspicious. The case was turned over to arson investigators.

May 08, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

Shooting suspect/victim identified

A fight that erupted inside Bo Maz Night Club on Sunday morning later spilled out in the parking lot, leaving one man dead.

May 07, 2012 | Staff report Correspondent | Public Safety

New all-way stop set for 119

A new all-way stop condition will be activated on Highway 119 on Wednesday, weather permitting, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. The stop will be at Barrington Ferry Road in Riceboro. Currently, Highway 119 carries free-flow traffic, with Barrington Ferry Road being a stop condition. The new modifications to the intersection will include all-way stop signage and overhead flashing red beacons.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety

Deputy shoots, kills suspect in Walthourville

According to Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden, a Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and killed an armed man Sunday morning in the parking lot of Bo Maz night club in Walthourville.

May 06, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety

Sheriff recognizes military support for training

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes recently presented two certificates of appreciation to Fort Stewart Range Control workers for assistance with deputy training.

May 06, 2012 | Patty Leon | Public Safety

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Nuclear plant's safety discussed at meeting

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the Hatch Nuclear Power Plant during an open house from 4-6 p.m ...

April 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety

HPD Reports

From Hinesville Police Department reports. Editor's note: Due to computer issues at the city, reports have been unavailable in recent weeks. They are back ...

April 18, 2018 | Staff Report | Public Safety

Child critical after collision with pickup

A 9-year-old boy was critically injured Tuesday when he was riding a bike south of Riceboro and was hit by a pickup.

April 18, 2018 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety

One dead, another injured after domestic dispute

Liberty County authorities are searching for a 41-year-old man in connection with a homicide and the injury of another person in Walthourville early Thursday.

April 12, 2018 | Staff report | Public Safety

Early forecast calls for 6-8 hurricanes

When Liberty County Emergency Management Deputy Director emailed a graphic with the 2018 hurricane forecast, he added a caveat.

April 09, 2018 | Staff report | Public Safety

Murder suspect gets $1M bond

The man accused of fatally shooting James Caswell Jones had bond set at $1 milllion on March 19, by Liberty County Superior Court Judge Robert ...

April 02, 2018 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


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