Cooler water and wind shear in the central tropical Atlantic resulted in this season not being above average as predicted by the Colorado State University hurricane forecast team.
ATLANTA - Georgia's Drought Response Unified Command recommends Georgia families treat the drought like all potential disasters and emergencies. Georgians should always be prepared with a disaster supply kit, including a three-day supply of food and water as well as a first aid kit, a radio, batteries and any necessary medication.
Theft by taking (teeth) gold grille South Main Street Nov. 13 An officer responded to South Main Street Extension in reference to the theft of a gold grille (teeth) set. The complainant said she had a friend of her children's staying at the residence for a short period of time but the person has since moved out. After the suspect moved, the complainant's son noticed his gold grille (teeth) missing. She contacted the suspect and ...
This vehicle caught fire Dec. 6 after someone using a burn barrel failed to properly extinguish the fire.
"We currently have dry hydrants, but we still need to purchase the PVC pipe to install them and get them installed", said Code Enforcement officer John Bradley during the Long County Commission meeting Dec. 4.
LUDOWICI -- A Long County woman, reported missing Monday after nearly a week since she was last seen, was still missing as of Tuesday evening.
A fugitive from the Georgia Department of Corrections was apprehended without incident around 10:40 p.m. Thursday.
Nov. 13 Criminal trespass Talmadge Road, Walthourville Deputies were dispatched to a report of a burglary and spoke with the complainant who said she saw three men enter into her rental trailer after the tenant moved out. The men caused approximately $300 in damages. She also told deputies the men carried out a microwave oven and threw it through the window of a car that belonged to another tenant of a neighboring mobile home. ...
All Gordon Clark wanted to do was capture the scenic Georgia coastline in photographs from his pickup while parked near a boat ramp in South Newport.
With many people away, visiting friends, or just out of the house for holiday shopping, burglars will have countless good prospects. Experts agree that it is a very vulnerable time for homeowners.
LUDOWICI - GeoComm is starting to contact Long County residents to update telephone company database records, Karl Larsen, a GIS specialist for the company, told the Long County E-911 Committee at its Nov. 25 meeting.
Nov. 15 Criminal trespass/pedestrian DUI, Route 3, Glennville A woman called the Long County Sheriff's office to report there was a drunk Mexican man hanging around some trailers. When deputies arrived, the woman said the man kept walking into the woods and then walking out with a white paper bag. She told the deputies the last time she saw him lay down under a tree near one of the trailers. Deputies found the man walking ...
The Multi Agency Drug Task Force had 72 cases in October with 65 offenders. They seized $3,992 in cash and seized drugs that had a street value of $8,597.
Wal-Mart Supercenter was one of 11 businesses placed on probation recently by the Hinesville City Council after being cited with selling alcohol to a minor, the third such punishment leveled against the local retail store in six years.
Since 9/11, terrorism has become an issue in all American's lives. But for public safety workers such as firefighters, EMS personnel and police it is now a part of their job and they have to stay up-to-date on training involving terrorism constantly.
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.
A Walthourville police officer has been arrested and charged with sexual assault. According to GBI Agent Eve Rogers, Kevin Rayley was arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault. Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden said the charge stems from a traffic stop Rayley initiated Aug. 23. Durden, who is awaiting the report, was unable to provide details on the type of assault that allegedly occurred. Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden said Rayley ...
Highway 144 east on Fort Stewart was closed for several hours Wednesday afternoon due to a three-vehicle accident just after 1 p.m. near mile-marker 12. A pickup, a car and a dump truck were involved. Four people were injured, two of whom were taken by life flight to area hospitals. The highway was closed at the entrance to Holbrook Pond and at the intersection of 144 and Old Sunbury Road. Electric lines were down. Motorists were advised to avoid the area.
Sept. 1: Suspicious acts - A woman told deputies she went to bed at about 11 p.m. and when she left her house the next morning at 9:30 a.m. she found plastic forks all around her yard, stuck upright in the ground. She said she did not know who would want to play a prank on her, that she was more concerned about someone being in her yard late at night.
Aug. 28: Verbal dispute - A woman told deputies she took money from her husband's wallet to buy lottery tickets for her father. When she returned, her husband yelled at her for spending money.
Air Evac Life Team No. 96 from Jesup recently conducted a landing-zone safety class for members of volunteer fire departments from Lake George, Midway and Riceboro and a member of Liberty County's CERT Program. The Riceboro Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department hosted the training. Riceboro Chief Dennis Fitzgerald said the training is important for the safety of the first responders and for those who are involved in such incidents.
Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles on Monday administered the oath of office to two new law-enforcement officers.