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Cecil Nobles honored at cookout

For 24 years, former Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles helped organize and coordinate the Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout held annually in Tattnall County.

April 17, 2012 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety

Law-enforcement workers honored at annual cookout

Area law-enforcement personnel and first responders, many of whom spend their days and nights addressing the safety and needs of others, relaxed Thursday at the 25th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout.

April 16, 2012 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety

Waycross man allegedly shot by officer

A case of mistaken identity resulted in a man being injured after he reportedly was shot by a Waycross police officer who was looking for a suspect wanted for questioning in an unsolved homicide investigation.

April 14, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety

LCSO blotters

April 3: When a deputy pulled over a swerving SUV on Airport Road, the driver reportedly jumped out of the vehicle and appeared nervous.

April 14, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

Threat of wildfires up across Georgia

ATLANTA - Forecasters warn the threat of wildfires is high across much of Georgia, and any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

April 12, 2012 | Associated Press | Public Safety

State's stand your ground law challenged

ATLANTA (AP) - A civil rights activist is challenging Georgia's self-defense law in court after a man who fatally shot a black teenager in Florida invoked a similar law in that state to avoid prosecution.

April 10, 2012 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Public Safety

LCSO blotters

March 12

April 09, 2012 | Staff Report | Public Safety

Wreck on I-95 kills 1, injures 3

A North Carolina man was killed and three others were seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident near Interstate 95 in Liberty County Friday morning.

April 09, 2012 | Staff Report | Public Safety

Hinesville Police Department blotter

April 1: A Bacon Road man told police his juvenile stepson ran away between 1 and 1:30 p.m. After the officer left the man's residence and headed back to the police station, he saw a juvenile walking down the road who matched the stepson's description. The juvenile said he was not the stepson and didn't know him. After the officer returned to the station, the man called and said his stepson had returned. The officer went back to the residence to conclude the call and recognized the stepson as the juvenile he'd seen walking ...

April 07, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

Ludowici hires new police chief

The city of Ludowici officially hired a new police chief at its Tuesday meeting. With Mayor James Fuller's recommendation, the council voted unanimously to hire Herbert A. Gaskin.

April 06, 2012 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety

Hinesville Police Department blotters

March 30: Police were called to Coastal Academy on Shipman Avenue about an unruly juvenile. Teachers said they had been having trouble with the child using inappropriate language of a sexual nature. The child reportedly already was seeing counselors, and a teacher wanted the incident documented. The teacher declined to sign a juvenile complaint form due to the child's age.

April 05, 2012 | Staff report | Public Safety

Truck crushed instead of fixed

A Long County mechanic has been arrested for allegedly selling two trucks that he was supposed to repair.

April 04, 2012 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety

Pot growth operation uncovered

On March 30, the MACE Drug Task Force received information about a soldier who allegedly was growing marijuana at his Berkshire Terrace Apartments residence in Hinesville, according to MACE Capt. James C. Reid.

April 04, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety

Robbery suspect chased, caught

A robbery suspect got more than he bargained for Friday when he allegedly attempted to rob the Days Inn in Flemington.

April 04, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety

State sets execution for April 19

ATLANTA - A former standout high school football player who was convicted of killing one person and injuring four others during a 1991 crime spree is set to be executed this month.

April 03, 2012 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | 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


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