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Emily's path still up in the air

The National Weather Service is still saying if Tropical Storm Emily behaves as predicted weather effects here should be minimum, but that could change.

August 04, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


Richmond Hill couple dies in possible murder/suicide

A Richmond Hill couple is dead after what police are investigating as a murder/suicide.

August 02, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Public Safety


Officials fear tax scam moving in

The old adage, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," could be applied to a rise in tax-return related scams being perpetrated across the Southeast, Internal Revenue Service officials say.

August 01, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Public Safety


Heat advisory issued for area

A heat advisory is in effect from noon until 8 this evening for 11 counties in southeast Georgia, including Liberty, Bryan and Long, according to Liberty County EMS Director Mike Hodges.

July 29, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


Two people found stabbed in Midway

Two people were found stabbed at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center on Charlie Butler Road in Midway, according to Midway Fire Chief Terrell Chipp.

July 21, 2011 | | Public Safety


RH business owner fatally shot in Savannah

Police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old Savannah man who was found shot in his wrecked pickup on Ogeechee Road after it crashed into the rear of an SUV Tuesday afternoon.

July 21, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Public Safety


Attorneys question lethal injection drug

ATLANTA - Lawyers for a Georgia man scheduled to be executed this week have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop it, saying the drug authorities plan to use caused "needless suffering" when it was administered to another death row inmate.

July 19, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Public Safety


Tropical storm headed away from U.S.

MIAMI - Tropical Storm Bret was moving slowly north-northeast from the Bahamas and forecast to stay away from the U.S. East Coast, the National Weather Service reported this morning.

July 19, 2011 | Associated Press | Public Safety


GBI alerts on Facebook, Twitter

ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will be releasing child abduction and other crime alerts on Twitter and Facebook accounts.

July 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Bryan County deputy, wife arrested in domestic dispute

Bryan County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Elisha Lynn and his wife, Amanda Elise Keelin Lynn, were arrested Monday afternoon following a domestic dispute, according to a Bulloch County Sheriff's Office report.

July 13, 2011 | Bryan County News | Public Safety


Second home burns in a week

A second Richmond Hill home caught fire in less than a week. But unlike lightning that struck a house four days before, officials believe the cause of Sunday's fire on Steven Street to be electrical in nature.

July 13, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Public Safety


Crime reports for July 13

Recent crime reports filed with the Bryan County Sheriff's Department included:

July 13, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


Heat advisory upgraded to warning

ATLANTA - Weather forecasters say more above-average temperatures are in store for Georgia, with a heat advisory issued for much of the state and an excessive heat warning in effect in some southeastern areas.

July 13, 2011 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Lightning strike destroys home

Rain showers didn't stop fire from destroying a Richmond Hill home Wednesday afternoon after a lightning strike set the house ablaze.

July 11, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Public Safety


DNR rangers, fisherman rescue family

REIDSVILLE - Authorities say two Georgia Department of Natural Resources rangers and a fisherman rescued two boys and their father from the Ohoopee River.

July 06, 2011 | Associated Press | Public Safety


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Yorkie attack draws complaints

Dec. 9: A Bryan County Sheriff's Office deputy was sent to a Sanctuary Drive address in response to "an animal complaint."

December 18, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Shots in neighborhood draw complaints, advice

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.

December 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Two flu-related deaths in area

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.

December 08, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Getting the intoxicated off holiday roads

Nov. 26

December 04, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Drug suspect allegedly tried to run over Liberty detective

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.

December 04, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


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