Fort Stewart's Department of Public Works Forestry Branch reports it has not being doing prescribed burning in the forests on post for more than a month, and asks others to not set any fires there.
The Riceboro community gathered Saturday to honor its volunteer firefighters - recognition which turns out to be surprisingly rare.
Ludowici resident Meckel Henry had a choice - jail time or get the message out that he is a thief. Henry chose to let everyone know the latter, according to Sgt. Sal Genualdi of the Ludowici Police Department. After being found guilty of shoplifting at two local convenience stores in Ludowici, Henry had to face Judge Larry Fowler in city court. Fowler gave the convicted shoplifter the choice of serving one week in jail, or ...
A Hinesville man convicted of molesting three children received a 260-year sentence Monday.
The children of Mary Lee Cox's class received a treat thanks to Liberty County Fire Coordinator James Ashdown and the Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation.
Several accidents involving emergency vehicles being driven by volunteers has prompted the Liberty County Commission to look at tightening its policies.
By Patty Leon Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org It's no secret drugs can be found in any community, regardless of its size or socio-economic status. It is a problem throughout the nation, and Liberty and Long counties are not immune to the growing epidemic. The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement drug task force was created in the mid-1990s to help combat the problem locally. "The drug issue is all across the board and in ...
Structure fire, April 30 Live Oak Church Road, Hinesville A small grease fire started in the kitchen of a mobile home on Live Oak Road, causing some damage to the inside of the residence. The family evacuated the home and a neighbor used a fire extinguisher on the blaze until the fire department arrived. No injuries were reported. Civil matter, April 23 Arnold Drive, Walthourville A woman reported her landlord continues to harass her with ...
Shots fired April 20, 2007 Whitetail Circle Police arrived at a residential neighborhood in response to a man firing a pellet gun at birds. The neighbors were concerned a pellet would inadvertently hit children playing in their yards. Police met with the man who told them he was shooting BBs at squirrels because they ruined his garden. Police informed the man of the city ordinances regarding the discharge of a firearm in the city. ...
ATLANTA - It seems like every day there is news about a violent episode on a campus that raises concerns for our children and the safety of their school.
Two men are facing theft charges in Long County following their arrests in separate incidents.
While the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department was fighting a woods fire Monday that destroyed about 90 acres on Elim Church Road, additional units were dispatched to Sandy Ridge Drive on the opposite side of the county in response to a structure fire.
SAVANNAH - Ten of the 11 students taking EMT courses at Savannah Technical College this fall passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam, according to the school.
The Liberty County Chapter of the American Red Cross is teaming up with others to raise money for the work the relief agency does.
Interference of custody, April 22, 2007 Blue Jay Lane, Midway A complainant told deputies she went to pick up her children and the man who had them refused to give them back. She stated he had the children since April 17, yet has no legal right to them. Arson, April 24, 2007 JV Road, Hinesville A man reported he saw smoke coming from a wooded area across the street from his house and two juveniles ...
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.
It appears Tropical Storm Karen will have little effect on Liberty and Long counties.
Police are searching for a man, who robbed a sandwich shop at gunpoint Friday night.
A Fort Stewart soldier who died Saturday while riding his dirt bike has been identified. Spc. Michael Lee Myers, 33, of Greenville, Tenn., served as a wheeled-vehicle mechanic with Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.
Three Long County men were arrested earlier this week for their alleged involvement in multiple recent burglaries.
Law-enforcement personnel from Long and Liberty counties recently attended the annual Cops and Coffee on Fort Stewart.
Sept. 18: Identity theft fraud - A Hinesville woman contacted deputies and said she'd received a call from Target regarding the credit card she'd recently applied for in Pennsylvania. The woman said she'd never applied for a credit card at Target. The Target representative reportedly told the woman that the person who applied for the card had all of her personal information. The woman said she contacted the Federal Trade Commission and was told to ...
Representatives from the Target Distribution Center in Midway were in Hinesville on Friday afternoon to present the Liberty County Sheriff's Office a $1,000 check to help fund Project Lifesaver.
Sept. 9: Simple battery - An officer went to a Franklin Street home in reference to an anonymous domestic dispute complaint. A male resident said he and his wife had been arguing about their pending divorce and his departure for Iowa, when his wife slapped him in the face. The man said he did not hit is wife, and it was not the first time she had hit him. The wife confirmed her husband's description ...
Sept. 16: Driving while license suspended, third offense, no insurance - A deputy on patrol ran the plates on a Hyundai he was traveling behind and found the vehicle's registration was suspended and the driver had no valid insurance. The deputy stopped the vehicle and asked the driver for his license, but the driver told him it was suspended. He also said he'd canceled his insurance. The driver was arrested, taken to jail and given ...
A Catholic priest, who once worked in Pembroke, was found guilty last week of criminal child sex abuse in U.S. Federal Court in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sept. 6: Theft by taking - An officer was called to a West Oglethorpe Highway restaurant, where a waitress claimed some customers left without paying their full bill. Another employee at the restaurant said she was familiar with the suspects who were involved in the incident. She said the suspects work at a local gentleman's club, but she did not know their names. The waitress was able to provide a license-plate number to the officer. ...
One man was killed and several injured in a multi-vehicle accident Saturday night in Hinesville.