A missing persons call on a police radio demands prompt action often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The enormous time and stress accompanying the search is both emotionally and physically draining to the searcher and hugely manpower intensive, and many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.
Joshua Works, owner of Mission Essential gun shop in Hinesville, pled guilty Aug. 11 before U.S. District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. in Savannah to dealing in stolen military equipment. The property was stolen from Fort Stewart Military Reservation.
Other than some plywood covering the hole in the wall, it was pretty much business as usual for The Children's Village daycare the day after a vehicle ran into the facility near the corner of Hwy. 17 and Harris Trail Road.
Superior Court trial jurors were drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe on Aug. 5.
Hundreds of firefighters from all around the state of Georgia, including Bryan County, were in Savannah last week for some additional training. After the training was over, it was time for a little friendly competition.
Entrepreneuring educator Ronald Armstrong appeared to be the right person to open an educational day camp in Liberty County for area students.
After the statewide anti-texting and driving law took effect July 1, many law enforcement agencies - including the Hinesville Police Department - gave
The following is from Richmond Hill Police reports: DUI July 27 – A Richmond Hill woman was arrested for DUI after police received calls of erratic driving on I-95 and Ford Avenue. Cpl. Richard Olesky made contact with the suspect car near Richard Davis Drive while waiting for a train to pass. When traffic began to move again, the officer initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle, which was in the left lane, crossed several times ...
The following is from Richmond Hill Police reports: Public drunkenness July 23 – A Woodstock man was arrested for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after attempting to start fights with patrons at Waffle House on Hwy. 17. Officers responded after receiving a call of two men arguing in the parking lot. When Cpl. Richard Olesky Jr. spoke with the Woodstock man, who witnesses said was instigating the situation, he allegedly noticed the strong odor ...
Fort Stewart officials closed Newman Fitness Center on Thursday after an early-morning fire damaged the facility. There were no injuries.
The Bryan County Drug Free Coalition is providing free drug testing kits to parents. Here's the press release, sent by email July 26: "Sometimes parents may suspect that their child is taking drugs but they do not want to get a drug test that is reflected on their insurance or they do not have the money to pay for one. Another concern of parents is that if they use law enforcement to administer the test, ...
The Department of Driver Services reported recently that more than 4,000 Georgia drivers conducted licensing business from the comfort of their homes or offices during the recent summer holiday via the Agency's website, www.dds.ga.gov.
The following is from Richmond Hill Police reports. Public drunkenness June 30 – Officers responded to Denny's on Hwy. 17 in reference to a disorderly and intoxicated female. The complainant reported that an older white female had been standing outside of Denny's swearing and trying to buy marijuana. While Officer Brad Sykes spoke with the complainant, the suspect approached from the Day's Inn parking lot holding an open can of Bud Light and having difficulty ...
A man driving a 1986 GMC Safari Van was killed Thursday on Fort Stewart when he veered off the road and hit a tree. Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson confirmed the accident occurred at about 4 a.m., just off Highway 144 east near mile marker 10.
A Florida-based truck driver was killed on Intestate 95 on Wednesday when his 18-wheeler collided with another tractor trailer near Riceboro, Georgia State Patrol Trooper A.M. Cheney 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.