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Hinesville police seek bank-scam suspect

On Feb. 24, a man entered a Hinesville bank and committed a scam, and now Hinesville police are seeking the public's help in finding him.

March 02, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


1 arrested, another sought in Long Co. Rec Dept. break-in

An arrest has been made in a January break-in at the Long County Recreation Department, but authorities are still looking for a second suspect.

March 02, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Brush fire burns 200-300 acres in Long County

A controlled burn in Long County got out of control Saturday afternoon, damaging an estimated 200 to 300 acres.

February 28, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


SUV strikes bicyclist in Fleming

A bicyclist was struck by an SUV and injured shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Leroy Coffer Highway and Freedman Grove Road.

February 28, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Maj. Cribbs retires after 41 years with Hinesville police

After 41 years with the Hinesville Police Department - 40 of those with the detective unit - Maj. Thomas E. Cribbs decided it was time to put down his gun and badge.

February 27, 2016 | Patty Leon | Public Safety


1 arrested, another sought in Long County Rec Dept. break-in

An arrest has been made in a January break-in at the Long County Recreation Department, but authorities are still looking for a second suspect.

February 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Fugitive caught in Long County

The Long County Sheriff's Office recently apprehended a man who had been in hiding since 2013.

February 24, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Small plane makes emergency landing on St. Catherines

A single-engine plane made an emergency landing on St. Catherines Island shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday, Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges said.

February 20, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Fleming standoff resolved peacefully

A man who had barricaded himself in a residence off Fleming Loop Road was taken to a hospital, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.

February 19, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Child identification kits available free Saturday from Freemasons

Georgia Masons provide the Georgia Child Identification Program, or GACHIP, free of charge as a public service and as gift to state residents.

February 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Three cars collide on Highway 84 in Hinesville

A three-car collision happened around 11:50 a.m. on Oglethorpe Highway in front of the Kroger grocery store in Hinesville.

February 18, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Public Safety


Storm damages homes in Long, Liberty counties

Strong winds blew through neighborhoods in Long and Liberty counties early Tuesday morning, damaging several homes and vehicles and uprooting trees.

February 16, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Hinesville police: Boy reported missing is with mom

A boy reported missing Saturday evening has been located and is currently with his mother, heading back home to Louisiana, Hinesville police Officer Patrick Cochrane said Monday morning.

February 15, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Hinesville police searching for missing boy, 12

The Hinesville Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a missing child, according to an Alert Liberty message sent Saturday night.

February 14, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcpurier.com | Public Safety


Hinesville’s lack of sirens highlighted by Fort Stewart tornado

After an EF-1 tornado struck Fort Stewart on Feb. 3, the lack of a siren warning in Hinesville became a topic of discussion at Hinesville City Council.

February 13, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Public Safety


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Obstinate suspect shows police work

The following incidents are taken from recent Hinesville Police Department reports:

September 22, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Family burned out of home identified

A Hinesville family of five was displaced Monday night when a fire heavily damaged their Whisper Lane home.

September 21, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Man pleads, sentenced for armed standoff

A Flemington man involved in an armed stand-off with police in October 2013 entered into a plea agreement in Liberty County Superior Court Monday.

September 21, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Monday night fire damage home

A Hinesville family was displaced Monday night when a fire heavily damaged their Whisper Lane home.

September 20, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Alleged hit-and-run driver granted bond

The driver charged in the hit-and-run death of Midway native Ethan Pringle has been granted bond in Jasper County, South Carolina, Superior Court.

September 19, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Rain only expected from tropical storm

Coastal Georgia could get as much as seven inches of rain by Friday from the quickly-risen Tropical Storm Julia.

September 14, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Bus slides off road; no injuries

The back tires of a school bus from Joseph Martin Elementary School, carrying students slid into a ditch Tuesday afternoon.

September 13, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Rincon man charged for fatal hit-and-run

The man allegedly responsible for the hit-and-run death of Midway resident Ethan Pringle, 26, has been arrested, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl ...

September 13, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


More than $30,000 missing from account

From Hinesville Police Department reports:

September 12, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Midway man dies after hit-and-run

A Midway man, Ethan Pringle, 26, was killed by a hit-and-run driver early Saturday, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Matt Southern.

September 12, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


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