Georgia's wildfire season is getting off to an exceptionally busy start, with more than 300 fires burning close to 2,000 acres in the first week of March alone.
Three teens lost in the woods Wednesday night were found cold, tired and in good shape after a 14-hour ordeal.
A 23-year-old Fort Stewart soldier is facing multiple counts of computer pornography following his arrest Monday.
Since becoming a journalist, I have come to realize the only occupation as misperceived as mine is that of a police officer.
Rush hour traffic was delayed in all directions Monday evening in Midway when a two-vehicle wreck involving a van and a tractor-trailer truck occurred at the busy intersection of Highways 17 and 84.
The American Red Cross Liberty Branch will offer a babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Army Education Center, 100 Knowledge Drive, room 247.
American Red Cross Liberty Branch to offer a Babysitter's training course from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday March 17 at the Army education center 100 Knowledge Drive room 247.
Food Service Establishment Report for January and February American Legion Post 1121 W. Oglethorpe Hwy 02/02/2007 = 99 Angie's Diner 510 Coastal Hwy Midway 01/31/2007 = 99 A Taste of Philly 933 E. G. Miles #102 02/06/2007 = 95 Captain D's 107 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 89 Caribbean Soul Food 812 EG Miles 01/12/2007 = 97 Checkers 147 Gen. Screven 01/18/2007 = 85 Chili's Grill and Bar 629 W. Oglethorpe 01/08/2007 = 87 China Rest. ...
Feb. 10, 2007 North Coastal Highway, Midway A complainant reported a pistol was missing from his vehicle. He noticed it was missing when he got the vehicle back after it had been in for repairs, but advised the sheriff's office he did not think the repair company had anything to do with the weapon's disappearance. The complainant stated the last time he saw the gun it was in December. It was under the driver's seat ...
Feb. 8, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Theft by taking A student at Bradwell Institute reported to police someone stole $340 from his pants pocket while he was at track practice. The complainant told police he left his pants in an unsecured room where the track athletes change clothes. Criminal Trespass Feb. 9, 2007 Pafford Street, Hinesville Police met with school officials in reference to a criminal trespass complaint. Upon investigating, police photographed gang graffiti on ...
ATLANTA - Severe Weather Awareness Week has been observed in Georgia for 29 years. During that time, at least 49 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured by lightning in Georgia, says Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Charley English.
GeoComm Account Manager Deb Blanchard recently presented an update to Long County commissioners in regards to the progress of the E-911 plan.
Roughly the size of a small house, a nearly 1,000 square-foot, animated home will unfold from a semi-tractor truck at the Hinesville Lowe's Saturday to create a replica of a living room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and backyard.
Arson (3rd degree) Feb. 1, 2007 Sawgrass Lane, Riceboro Deputies were dispatched to a possible fire at the South Newport boat ramp in Riceboro. Upon arrival, deputies found the center of the boat ramp on fire and no one around the area. The call came from someone out of Jekyll Island, anonymously, and no return phone number provided. Riceboro Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and extinguished the fire. The case is under arson ...
DUI-open container Jan. 30, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway Hinesville Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Jiffy Lube where a vehicle was blocking one of the service ramps of the business. As police approached the vehicle, they could hear music blaring from the vehicle, and asked the driver to turn down the volume and exit the vehicle. The driver refused to comply and began rolling up his windows. Even after officers opened the ...
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.
One man is dead following a fiery accident late Saturday night in Hinesville.
A Walthourville police officer has been arrested and charged with sexual assault.
Wyommie Mack, program manager for the Department of Juvenile Justice in Liberty, Long and Bryan counties, on Tuesday updated the Hinesville Rotary Club on reforms being made to the state juvenile justice system.