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Woman expected to recover from baseball bat assault during robbery

An early Thursday morning robbery at a South Newport service station left a woman injured.

April 07, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's Office nabs main suspect in Walthourville store robbery

The main suspect in the Friday night robbery of the Family Dollar Store in Walthourville has been apprehended, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said Thursday.

April 07, 2016 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


State urges residents to ‘Tip ’n’ Toss’ to prevent spread of Zika

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging residents to clean up around their homes, yards and communities and discard unnecessary items that can hold water. "Tip 'n' Toss" after every rainfall to reduce the number of mosquitoes and prevent the spread of Zika virus in Georgia. To date, no locally transmitted Zika cases have been reported in the state, but cases have been reported in returning travelers.

April 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Fire damages mobile home

A fire Saturday night in Hinesvillle displaced a man from his home.

April 06, 2016 | Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Man dies after truck flips over in Gum Branch

Authorities are investigating a fatal accident that happened early Wednesday morning in Gum Branch.

April 06, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


12 arrested at Long County road checkpoint

The Long County Sheriff's Office had a road safety check Thursday night on Highway 84 west of Ludowici, near the Wayne County line.

April 05, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Accident reports available online

The Hinesville Police Department recently launched a service that makes accident reports available online.

April 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Don't stop on RR tracks in Ludowici

Ludowici police Chief Robert Poppell asks drivers stuck in traffic at the intersection of Highway 57 and McDonald Street not to stop on the CSX railroad tracks.

April 04, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Robbers get in store after tearing holes in walls

Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:

April 04, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Fire heavily damages Hinesville mobile home

A fire Saturday night in Hinesvillle displaced a man from his home.

April 02, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Seized drug money buys rifles

The Long County Sheriff's Office recently bought rifles with confiscated funds.

April 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Armed robbers hold up Walthourville dollar store

Armed robbers endangered three people and took an undisclosed amount of money from the Family Dollar in Walthourville Friday night.

April 01, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


3 sentenced to federal prison in Liberty County drug, gun cases

SAVANNAH - Three defendants - two from Liberty County and one from Long County - have been sentenced in federal drug and gun cases, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Georgia announced Thursday.

March 31, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Resident confronts men who rang bell, gets shot

A doorbell early Sunday woke up a Thornbriar Drive resident and started a chain of events that left him with a gunshot wound, police said.

March 31, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Man arrested in theft of saddles from N.C. Ranch in Long County

A Wayne County man was arrested Monday and charged with stealing two saddles in September from N.C. Ranch, Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Thomas Sollosi said.

March 29, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


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Free meal, note surprise Liberty County deputies

For two Liberty County sheriff's deputies it was just a routine dinner break at a Hinesville restaurant - that is, until they went to settle ...

May 07, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Hinesville shoplifting leads to chase that ends in Richmond Hill

A shoplifting incident that began Thursday afternoon at the Wal-Mart Supercenter on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville led authorities on a high-speed chase that went ...

May 05, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


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