The following reports are from the Bryan County Sheriff's Department: Entering auto Jan. 16 - Just after 9:30 p.m. deputies responded to White Street near Pembroke after a woman reported someone had gone through her vehicle. The woman said she was in her house when her brother said there were two subjects out by her vehicle, and when her son walked outside the two ran. Nothing was taken from the vehicle, but all four doors ...
The Georgia Forestry Commission is investigating two suspicious fires that started in open fields this week in Magnolia Creek subdivision in Ellabell.
Can your home or business be found in case of an emergency? That's a question Bryan County Emergency Services is posing to all residents in Bryan County as they spread the word about the necessity of having numbers or letters on homes and businesses denoting their physical address. Fire Chief Freddy Howell said the easier it is to find a home, the quicker emergency personnel can help. "When people call us for an emergency they're ...
The following reports are from the Bryan County Sheriff's Department: DUI Jan. 1 - Deputies stopped an Allenhurst woman around 1:30 a.m. on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill after she ran off the road twice. The woman smelled of alcohol but told deputies she'd had only one drink but ran off the road because she wasn't wearing her glasses and couldn't see very well at night. She failed field sobriety tests and was arrested. Jan. ...
SAVANNAH - Police in Savannah have identified a woman shot to death in her car as a 21-year-old Savannah State University student.
An Ellabell man is being charged with aggravated assault after reportedly stabbing another man 27 times early Saturday morning.
ATLANTA - Forecasters warn that an arctic air mass combined with moisture approaching Georgia could set the stage for freezing rain and sleet for much of the state.
RINCON - Authorities in Effingham County say a teen that died in a car accident drowned after being ejected from the vehicle.
SAVANNAH - Federal authorities said Thursday they have uncovered an illegal sex trafficking network that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between cities in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.
ATHENS - Police in coastal Georgia coerced statements from a man accused in the 2007 rape and slaying of a 6-year-old boy, and the trial court that handed him the death penalty made numerous errors, the man's defense attorney argued Wednesday before the Supreme Court of Georgia.
ATHENS - A Georgia man is appealing the convictions and death penalty he received for the 2007 rape and murder of a 6-year-old boy.
RINCON - Authorities say a Georgia man who was stabbed to death and his body dismembered was seen alive in a video surveillance tape from a South Carolina hotel on New Year's night.
SAVANNAH - Authorities in Savannah say 55 people have been arrested in an initiative focused on curbing gun violence.
RINCON - Police say a man who had been reported missing was fatally stabbed before being dismembered.
The following reports are from the Bryan County Sheriff's Department: Theft by taking, Dec. 23 - Deputies responded to Queens Way in Ellabell around noon after a man reported his 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck stolen. The man said he'd loaned it to a former co-worker, but the man never returned it. The man said he can no longer get in touch with the man who borrowed his truck. The truck is white with two-tone silver and red ...
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.