A motorist driving a stolen van reportedly blew through a stop sign Monday night in McIntosh County and led law-enforcement officers through three counties before he was stopped by a Liberty deputy near Richmond Hill.
The third named tropical storm of the hurricane season, Chantal, has formed in the Atlantic. If it becomes a threat to Coastal Georgia it won't be until early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
The following incidents were reported by the Richmond Hill Police Department:
Heather Ward was recently named employee of the quarter at Bryan County Emergency Services.
Four teens are facing charges after Richmond Hill High School was vandalized twice last week, according to police.
The victim of an apparent homicide has been identified as Ernie Walthour Sr. by Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man found dead in the front yard of a mobile home on Lewis Frasier Road in Midway.
The Bryan County Emergency Services took part in the International Fire and EMS Safety and Health Week, which ended Saturday.
Two people are in custody after authorities allegedly seized more than 40 pounds of marijuana Thursday.
Summer is a time when school classrooms and hallways empty to the awaited anticipation of children's' freedom for fun and play time. Everyone's childhood memories are filled with summertime fun, which means trips to the beach, ice cream and rides at the amusement park.
An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
A prescribed fire will be conducted today in Liberty and Long counties. The fire, which may present smoke to residents of Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties, will be carried out by Fort Stewart Forestry.
STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.
Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith said the suspect in Tuesday's shooting south of Richmond Hill will be charged with murder.
A Bryan County man was shot to death early Tuesday morning on Daniel Siding Road.
The widow of murdered Fort Stewart soldier Spc. John Joseph Beans Eubank was ordered detained by federal Judge G.R. Smith during a federal court hearing Tuesday morning in Savannah.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning nearly 600 acres of underbrush today and smoke should be visible from the cantonment area and Hinesville.
Firefighters from Bryan County Emergency Services and the city of Pembroke participated in the Southeast Georgia Health Systems Firefighter Challenge Bridge Run on Saturday in Brunswick to benefit their cancer programs.
The following were taken from incident reports provided by the Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department.
A Richmond Hill man was arrested Feb. 12 for child cruelty.
Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters and medics have been wearing red T-shirts with a heart and the words "Support And Care" on them this month to support the American Heart Association's efforts during the month to spread the word about heart health and the effects of heart disease. To learn about one's risks for heart disease and stroke and how to stay heart healthy, go to cdc.gov/features/heartmonth/.
A Richmond Hill man was reportedly arrested for child cruelty Feb. 12.
CHATHAM COUNTY – The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
A woman was killed Thursday when she was struck by a train in Wayne County during the filming of a movie about Gregg Allman.
The National Weather Service has lifted a severe thunderstorm warch for Southeast Georgia, including Bryant County.
Fort Stewart will be burning nearly 1,200 acres of underbrush in forests on the post today, according to a release from its public affairs office.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The final bands of winter precipitation exited Georgia early Thursday afternoon, leaving a blanket of snow along the Interstate 20 corridor from roughly Madison to Augusta, according to Georgia Department of Transportation Communications Director Karlene Barron.
Georgia's electric cooperatives and Georgia Power are reporting widespread outages in north and central Georgia.
Bryan County firefighters responded Monday morning to a wooded area off Belfast Keller Road in Richmond Hill after some logging equipment caught fire.