In a way, talking about hurricane season in Georgia is like crying wolf. Or beating a dead horse. About this time each year, public safety officials warn the public to prepare for hurricane season.
Complaints and intel led to the arrest of three Hinesville men on narcotics and stolen property charges.
According to Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tom Sollosi, Christopher Tilley, 25, was arrested Thursday for his alleged involvement in two area residential burglaries.
A gas line accidentally was cut Tuesday afternoon by AD Williams Construction Company workers as they worked on the parking lot behind the Courthouse Annex on Commerce Street.
Here are some of the recent reports made by Hinesville Police officers:
Area authorities spent much of Thursday searching Midway for a wayward bear spotted in the morning near Medway Road and North Coastal Highway by a motorist.
Coastal Georgia residents were unaware when Tropical Storm Bruce hit Hilton Head Island on May 14.
An RV fire on Islands Highway around 9 a.m. Tuesday temporarily shut down the road between Fort Morris and Trade Hill roads.
Here are reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
A mobile-home fire Monday night in Midway displaced a woman and three children.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School was locked down briefly Friday afternoon in Hinesville.
An accident early Friday in Walthourville sent an infant to a burn center in Augusta.
Law-enforcement authorities are searching for a black, four-door, foreign-made sedan that likely has rear-end damage resulting from its involvement Thursday night in an apparent hit-and-run accident in front of Revolutions night club in Hinesville, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper John Snipe.
The last time Georgia's coast was evacuated for a hurricane was in 1999 and, to put it bluntly, it was a mess.
A 17-year-old Long County High School senior drowned Tuesday in a borrow pit on Louvanda Lane, off Joe Kennedy Road in Long County, according to Long County Emergency Management Agency Director Bob Hesley.
Two people are wanted in connection with a case involving a kidnapping, a vehicle hijacking, an armed robbery and aggravated assault. It was reported in Long County on July 2. The incident reportedly happened between 1:30-3:50 a.m. at a residence in the Sandhill community, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Al Cato.
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday night in an ATV accident.
A Fort Stewart soldier and a woman face numerous charges after they were arrested Thursday for allegedly illegally selling alcohol and tobacco products from a Walthourville home.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a false-alarm ordinance at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
The case of the state of Georgia vs. Robert Parker, a former Long County Sheriff's deputy, was delayed again Wednesday morning when First District Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III agreed to set Aug. 1 for a "Rule 20" hearing to allow Parker to enter a plea.
June 10: Suicide attempt - A vehicle drove into a ditch on EB Cooper Highway. The driver was the complainant's wife, who was not on scene when the deputy arrived.
Fireworks purchased in South Carolina, Alabama and Florida might not be legal in Georgia, according to Pyrouniverse.com.
DUBLIN, Ga. - Twenty-one defendants have been sentenced for their involvement in a Dodge County area drug-trafficking organization, including two men from Hinesville and one from Ludowici.
A high-speed chase that began in Wayne County shortly before noon ended in Long County when a Long County Sheriff's Office deputy stopped the suspect using the pit maneuver, causing the fleeing driver to wreck.