The following is from Richmond Hill Police reports: Fire Oct. 19 – An air conditioning unit caused a fire around 5 p.m. in room 237 at the Econo Lodge on Hwy 17. The Richmond Hill Fire Department was able to quickly extinguish the fire, but the blaze extensively damaged room 237. Rooms 235 and 239 suffered smoke damage as well. No injuries were reported. Public drunkenness Oct. 12 – Two Richmond Hill men were arrested ...
Bryan County Elementary School is back in session after being evacuated for about 35 minutes due to a possible explosive found nearby.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway was robbed around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Special Agent Stephen Emmett with the Atlanta Division of the FBI. The FBI is handling the investigation.
A fire extinguisher demonstration, visit from Ronald McDonald, helicopter landings, games for kids and refreshments will all be part of Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the parking lot of Publix on Hwy. 144 south of Richmond Hill.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway reportedly was robbed Thursday morning, but local officials are not commenting or releasing details, saying the investigation has been turned over to the FBI.
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports: Theft by taking Oct. 4 – A Richmond Hill woman reported that someone took her Colt Python gun and two bottles of medication, worth $1,500 combined, from her home sometime between Oct. 1 and the time the incident was reported. The woman told police that she was out of town and several people were in her home while she was away. Oct. 4 – An Ellabell ...
Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children because they can dress up in costumes and act out of character. However, as the sun goes down and trick-or-treaters start roaming the streets of your neighborhood, there are several things to worry about as a parent or guardian. Potentially hazardous costumes or accessories, tainted candy and crossing the street at night without supervision are only a few concerns that should be addressed prior to a child leaving the house.
October National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-8, and the Richmond Hill Fire Department is offering free in-home assistance with smoke alarms.
The following is from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports: DUI Sept. 19 – A Midway woman was arrested after she was pulled over on Hwy. 17 near Hwy. 196 driving 79 mph in a 55-mph zone. While speaking with the driver, Deputy Robert Crapse allegedly noticed the woman's eyes were red and glazed over, as well as a strong smell of alcohol. When asked if she'd been drinking, the woman allegedly replied that she had ...
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating an accident that shut down Highway 17 northbound at Highway 204 for more than two hours Thursday morning and injured a Midway man.
Richmond Hill's finest dealt with some tough calls last week. Officers with the Richmond Hill Police Department spent Sept. 21 and 23 on Fort Stewart, armed with paintball guns and wearing safety masks while dealing with bank robbers and hostage takers. At the same time, firefighters with the Richmond Hill Fire Department worked on their rescue skills. Both departments were at Fort Stewart's Combined Arms Collective Training Facility, a mock town used by 3rd Infantry ...
Law enforcement officers say a man who was found shot last month in a Long County wildlife management area paid a convicted felon $200 to kill him.
Jessica White-Depriest and her family were driving on Interstate 95 last week on their way home to Hinesville when the 2003 Dodge Caravan they were riding in caught fire in North Carolina.
The third annual Southeast Georgia Firefighters Challenge is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Higgston Baptist Church's recreation complex in Higgston. The church is at the corner of Highways 292 and 29-15.
A Midway store clerk was Tasered and robbed Tuesday night at Clyde's Market on the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Highway, Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Brian Barnes said.
Authorities have not yet released the identity of two people found dead Monday in Richmond Hill in what looks to have been a murder-suicide involving a mother and her young son.
Authorities are investigating what looks to have been a murder-suicide Monday in Richmond Hill.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a man at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart.
"A potent storm system will affect the area today and tonight, and could bring the potential for severe weather across portions of the area," the services 4 a.m. forecast warned. "The primary threat will be location along and east of Interstate 95. The time period for severe thunderstorms will extend from late morning through the early overnight hours as a warm front lifts across the area."
Children are being evacuated from Midway Middle School after what appears to be an explosive device was found near the school, according to Midway Police Chief Kelly Morningstar.
SAVANNAH - An Ellabell woman received was injured Wednesday after she drove a pickup into a truck's path.
A Hinesville man was shot multiple times shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday at Eagle Apartments.
SAVANNAH - An Ellabell woman received serious injuries Wednesday after she drove a pickup into the path of a truck.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time Sunday.
Bryan County Emergency Services recently raised and donated $1,000 to Komen of Coastal Georgia in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Pembroke police were kept busy the night country star Luke Bryan played in neighboring Claxton.
Firefighters and family members from all over the United States gathered recently in Gettysburg, Penn., to honor those who died in the line of duty in 2012 for the annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.
Area law enforcement authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a Richmond Hill man who is wanted on drug charges.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties and was brought down earlier this week.
Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell recently honored Dairy Queen in Pembroke, left, and Richmond Hill, right, for the businesses' help during Fire Prevention Week, which is Oct. 6-12. Both restaurants are offering a free ice cream to children who turn in a coloring sheet on fire safety and prevention by Oct. 12. The sheets are available at both Dairy Queen locations and all Bryan County fire departments.