Wheatley named permanent Grovetown police chief

Scott Wheatley was named Thursday as the new director of the Grovetown Department of Public Safety.

Man facing charges after waving gun outside Grovetown church

Charges are pending against Kenneth Temple, 38, who was living in a building next to City of Life Ministries at 5220 Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown.

Shooting claim was prank, police say

Columbia County authorities are investigating a prank call from a man who claims he shot his mother.

Judge dismisses child molestation charges

Magistrate Judge W. Bryant Swan Jr. dismissed child molestation charges Tuesday morning against a man arrested by Grovetown authorities in February.

Grovetown deputies offer parking lots for Craigslist transactions

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is encouraging Craigslist buyers to use public safety parking lots to complete transactions.

Harlem firefighter Chuck Meadows 'more than likely' to accept offer to fill vacant police chief position

...on Nov. 1 for the chief position at the Grovetown Department of Public Safety. "It's been a long time coming," said...County Sheriff's office and two with the Grovetown Department of Public Safety. City Administrator Jason Rizner said he's...

Harlem firefighter Chuck Meadows to become town's sixth police chief in six years

...police chief Monday.Chuck Meadows replaces Gary Jones, who left the department Nov. 1 to become chief of Grovetown Department of Public Safety. Meadows, who was a sergeant with Harlem's fire department, was offered the job by Harlem city council...

Decision on new Harlem public safety chief expected soon

Harlem's lengthy search to fill its vacant director of public safety position is expected to end this week, city officials said.

Bill could limit tag reader data, hamper investigations

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office's tag reader has been highly efficient. However, a proposed law could limit how agencies use the technology outside of traffic enforcement.

Grovetown hires Harlem police chief

Grovetown officials announced Tuesday that they hired Harlem's police chief to take over the Grovetown Department of Public Safety.