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
Feb. 10, 2007
Feb. 8, 2007
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)
The Long County Sheriff's Office has gotten an arrest warrant for Collen Marie Covington, who has been indicted on charges of criminal trespass, stalking and burglary, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. Anyone who has seen Covington or knows of her whereabouts should call a local law-enforcement agency or the Long County Sheriff's Office at 545-2118.
Dec. 8: Driving with suspended license/tag light required/unsafe vehicle - A woman was stopped at Lewis Frasier Road in Midway when a deputy noticed a broken tag light on her Grand Prix. The deputy ran her information through the system and discovered she had a suspended license and was wanted in Bibb County. She was cited for faulty tag lights and unsafe vehicle and was taken to jail on a hold for the outstanding warrant.
Dec. 13: Unlawful dumping - The owners of the Family Dollar Store on E.G. Miles Parkway called police to complain about someone using their company Dumpster to dispose of personal trash.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety has again rolled out its annual holiday campaign, "Operation Zero Tolerance," and that means one thing - law-enforcement officers around the state are out in full force to crack down on drunk drivers through the New Year's holiday.
A woman's purse was snatched shortly after 7 p.m. Friday while she was shopping in the Walmart plaza in the 700 block of W. Oglethorpe Highway. She said she was loading items into her vehicle when it happened.
The Long County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a Ludowici man for his alleged involvement in a burglary in the Rye Patch community. They are looking for a second suspect.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures on interstates and major state routes in Southeast Georgia would be suspended for the holidays until 5 a.m. Jan. 2.
Two residents at Cypress Bend mobile home park in the 900 block of E.G. Miles Parkway were victims of a home invasion early Friday morning, according to Hinesville Police Department Detective Jeff Lui.
A fire heavily damaged the home of a Fort Stewart soldier and his family Sunday afternoon.
The Long County Courthouse will be closed this week due to removal of recently discovered mold.
Local police and security experts caution residents to be wary of greedy grinches out to steal Christmas this holiday season and are offering tips on how to lessen the risk of becoming a victim.
Dec. 1: Suspending driver's license, speeding - A 28-year-old Jacksonville man was stopped by an LCSO deputy at 1:17 a.m. for driving 95 mph in a 55 mph zone. A check of the man's Florida driver's license revealed it was suspended. He was arrested and charged with speeding and driving on a suspended license. His vehicle was towed.
It's true that there's no place like home for the holidays. With temperatures dropping, it's nice to bundle up with family around a fire to enjoy some seasonal cheer. However, the open hearths, candles and holiday cooking at this time of year increase the risk of house fires.
Much of Long County lost power Saturday, and several homes reported damage from what is believed to have been a tornado.
Dec. 1: Burglary – forced entry - A Stewart Way Apartments resident called police and reported his unit had been burglarized. The man's TV and his wife's wallet and cellphone were missing. The woman said her phone was equipped with tracking software, and the phone was tracked to the intersection of West Oglethorpe Highway and Veterans Parkway. Police went to the location, found the woman's phone and returned it to her. The victims were given a case number and briefed on further procedures.