Freeze and wind chill advisories have been issued for tonight and tomorrow morning for our area, according to the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency.
Firefighters, family members and their friends filled the Bryan County Emergency Services fire station No. 7 Monday for its annual promotional ceremony, badge pinning and Firefighter of the Year award presentation.
Dec. 9: A Bryan County Sheriff's Office deputy was sent to a Sanctuary Drive address in response to "an animal complaint."
Dec. 6: A deputy was dispatched to a Homestead Drive address in Ellabell regarding "a neighbor shooting." The complainant said his neighbor had been shooting a shotgun and was disturbing others. The deputy spoke to the man doing the shooting. He said he shot his 9MM handgun four times at a fox that was killing his chickens, but he had missed.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in the Coastal Health District – one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County.
Three people were arrested last week on drug charges in Liberty County, and a narcotics detective narrowly escaped injuries when a suspect he was trying to apprehend drove straight toward him.
Firefighter Jason Blalock has been named Employee of the Quarter for the fourth and final quarter of 2014 at Bryan County Emergency Services. Blalock, left, was nominated by several BCES members. He is receiving the award from BCES Chief Freddy Howell.
A lineman at Coastal Electric Cooperative has been recognized by a state cooperative association for saving the life of a firefighter injured during a tree-removal operation.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports.
The National Weather Service is warning that there could be minor flooding in Bryan, Liberty and Long counties today.
Matter of record - An officer was dispatched to the Jukebox on Highway 17 around 2 a.m. Sunday "in reference to an injured person," a report said.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Liberty, Long, Bryan, Wayne, Chatham countikes and most of eastern Georgia until 6 p.m. today.
ATLANTA - On Thursday, the Southeast Georgia Child Exploitation Task Force, an interagency law-enforcement operation that focuses on child-exploitation activities in the area and is led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, made several arrests in and around Savannah, according to FBI Atlanta Field Office Special Agent in Charge J. Britt Johnson.
Throughout October, the Bryan County Emergency Services, in a collaborative effort with its community partners, focused on fire-safety education in the schools, churches and the community.
A high-speed chase Saturday night ended in an accident at the intersection of highways 144 and 17 in Richmond Hill. Although no one was seriously injured, the wreck did tie up traffic for a few hours.
Richmond Hill resident Bill Eberlein, a prehistoric-fossil collector and diver, went missing Tuesday morning in St. Catherines Sound and later was found alive, according to Liberty County Eastern District Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighter Joe Cannon.
Recent reports filed with the Richmond Hill Police include:
A man who was wanted in Bryan County on aggravated assault and methamphetamine charges was apprehended Monday by a team of specially trained Bulloch County sheriff's deputies.
Richmond Hill Fire Department members provided attendees at the Richmond Hill Senior Center with a fire-safety presentation focused on fire-extinguisher use Tuesday.
In May, Elizabeth Lipsey reported her adult son missing. Statesboro police opened an investigation, but no clues as to Victor Sweet's location arose, until his remains were discovered in a shallow grave in Jenkins County two weeks ago.
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