Cooler water and wind shear in the central tropical Atlantic resulted in this season not being above average as predicted by the Colorado State University hurricane forecast team.
ATLANTA - Georgia's Drought Response Unified Command recommends Georgia families treat the drought like all potential disasters and emergencies. Georgians should always be prepared with a disaster supply kit, including a three-day supply of food and water as well as a first aid kit, a radio, batteries and any necessary medication.
Theft by taking (teeth) gold grille South Main Street Nov. 13 An officer responded to South Main Street Extension in reference to the theft of a gold grille (teeth) set. The complainant said she had a friend of her children's staying at the residence for a short period of time but the person has since moved out. After the suspect moved, the complainant's son noticed his gold grille (teeth) missing. She contacted the suspect and ...
This vehicle caught fire Dec. 6 after someone using a burn barrel failed to properly extinguish the fire.
"We currently have dry hydrants, but we still need to purchase the PVC pipe to install them and get them installed", said Code Enforcement officer John Bradley during the Long County Commission meeting Dec. 4.
LUDOWICI -- A Long County woman, reported missing Monday after nearly a week since she was last seen, was still missing as of Tuesday evening.
A fugitive from the Georgia Department of Corrections was apprehended without incident around 10:40 p.m. Thursday.
Nov. 13 Criminal trespass Talmadge Road, Walthourville Deputies were dispatched to a report of a burglary and spoke with the complainant who said she saw three men enter into her rental trailer after the tenant moved out. The men caused approximately $300 in damages. She also told deputies the men carried out a microwave oven and threw it through the window of a car that belonged to another tenant of a neighboring mobile home. ...
All Gordon Clark wanted to do was capture the scenic Georgia coastline in photographs from his pickup while parked near a boat ramp in South Newport.
With many people away, visiting friends, or just out of the house for holiday shopping, burglars will have countless good prospects. Experts agree that it is a very vulnerable time for homeowners.
LUDOWICI - GeoComm is starting to contact Long County residents to update telephone company database records, Karl Larsen, a GIS specialist for the company, told the Long County E-911 Committee at its Nov. 25 meeting.
Nov. 15 Criminal trespass/pedestrian DUI, Route 3, Glennville A woman called the Long County Sheriff's office to report there was a drunk Mexican man hanging around some trailers. When deputies arrived, the woman said the man kept walking into the woods and then walking out with a white paper bag. She told the deputies the last time she saw him lay down under a tree near one of the trailers. Deputies found the man walking ...
The Multi Agency Drug Task Force had 72 cases in October with 65 offenders. They seized $3,992 in cash and seized drugs that had a street value of $8,597.
Wal-Mart Supercenter was one of 11 businesses placed on probation recently by the Hinesville City Council after being cited with selling alcohol to a minor, the third such punishment leveled against the local retail store in six years.
Since 9/11, terrorism has become an issue in all American's lives. But for public safety workers such as firefighters, EMS personnel and police it is now a part of their job and they have to stay up-to-date on training involving terrorism constantly.
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 ...
Sept. 28: Simple battery - A woman slapped her husband when she allegedly found information in his belongings indicating he was talking to other women and cheating on her.
A Richmond Hill man was indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury for allegedly burning a cross in a neighbor's yard because he believed the man to be an African-American, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
GUYTON - A fight that began on Facebook escalated into one teenager stabbing another on Oct. 10.
Sept. 25: Arrest for another agency; Doing business without a license - While on patrol, an HPD officer noticed a blue Direct TV canopy set up near a service station on Gen. Screven Way.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties was brought down earlier this week.
Sept. 19: Possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, DUI - Two deputies pulled over a truck they noticed weaving over the road. The driver exited with his hands in the air, walked to the rear of his truck and placed his hands on the tailgate.
A home in the 700 block of Leroy Coffer Highway in the Fleming community was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon.
What originally was a report of a suicide attempt Saturday turned into a potentially deadly standoff that endangered dozens of area officers and residents of a normally quiet neighborhood.