Hinesville Fire Department works to maintain safety among its employees, who often do very dangerous work.
Calvin Chipp is currently serving 20 years on the charge of voluntary manslaughter for the April 16, 2006, shooting of Roger Harrell outside the Skybox bar in Midway.
A flagman is recovering from injuries he received after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon while working in a construction zone on Highway 196 east.
A Riceboro homeowner received an unwelcome surprise for her birthday Thursday - a small grease fire.
ATLANTA - Blue Bell Ice Cream is helping the American Red Cross encourage people to donate blood this summer with a thank you gift of a pint of ice cream.
Hinesville Police Officer Joseph Madison discussed the problems of gangs along with other local issues during a ride along on Friday night.
Theft by taking, June 12Family Road, MidwayA complainant reported last seeing her motorcycle in her yard at 2 p.m. June 11. When she returned home on June 12, it was gone. Deputies stated they chased someone riding the motorcycle the night before, but the person tried to cut through a yard and wrecked. The offender then ran into the woods.Criminal trespass, June 14Oglethorpe Highway, MidwaySomeone keyed and damaged both passenger doors and the rear quarter ...
Two wrecks in two days at the same location may serve as a reminder to drive safely during the Fourth of July holiday. On Thursday morning, Georgia State Patrol and Liberty County officers responded to a wreck at mile marker 71 in the northbound lanes of I-95.Betty and Robert Grant McArthur, both 88, of Crescent City, Fla., were driving north when Robert McArthur drove off the right side of the road. While trying to regain ...
A Liberty County High School student charged with carrying a weapon on school grounds was recently sentenced to at least six months at a Georgia youth development campus.
Despite some welcome rain across the state, virtually all of Georgia remains in the grip of a drought that remains a threat to public safety.
Two people were taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center after a collision on Highway 84 at Darsey Road. A complete accident report was unavailable prior to press time.
Statutory rape June 21, 2007 Sandy Ridge MHP Glennville Deputies received a report stating a man, 30 years old, impregnated a young girl. The girl informed officials she is pregnant but would not identify the father. The suspect denies he is the father. The case is currently under investigation. *** Entering motor vehicle with intent to commit theft or felony/theft by taking (misdemeanor) June 25, 2007 Johnson Station Landing A man reported that while he ...
The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department firefighters draped a flag Friday across the front of their fire engine during a card-signing for the nine South Carolina firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new volunteers. It has training meetings every Monday at 7 p.m. For more information, call Chief Jeff Blount at 884-4242.
The Hinesville Police Department will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 1-7 p.m. on July 13. The blood mobile will be parked at HPD and donors will get an American Red Cross T-shirt and be entered for a chance to win two Delta airline tickets to any domestic location that Delta serves.
Criminal trespass June 18, 2007 Oak Crest subdivision A complainant told police someone broke five windows and the front door of a construction office trailer. Damage was estimated at $500. Drug charges June 21, 2007 E.G. Miles Parkway Police were dispatched to the emergency room at Liberty Regional Medical Center in response to a possible attempted suicide. Police contacted the staff who informed officers a man claimed he wanted to turn himself in and gave ...
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.
A standoff between police and an armed man in Flemington ended Saturday evening with the suspect shot and wounded.
Sept. 10: Burglary-forced entry, residence - A Sequoia Lane man said he left for work at 8:30 a.m. and came home at 8:26 p.m. and noticed his side door was open.