Contractors for Georgia Department of Transportaion will be conducting north and southbound lane closures at the intersection of Highway 17 and Sommers Boulevard in Richmond Hill from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, weather permitting.
FORSYTH, Ga. (AP) - A committee appointed by Georgia's governor to study criminal justice reform approved recommendations Thursday for the juvenile justice system that members said will improve public safety and save money. "At the end of the day, we'll see what's going to be included in any legislation that might be dropped but, ultimately, it's my opinion that if these recommendations are included in a bill and that bill becomes law, we will experience ...
An Effingham County sheriff's deputy shot a pit bull after being attacked by the dog while responding to a call Thursday afternoon.
VALDOSTA - Authorities in Lowndes County have identified and recovered the body of a pilot whose small plane crashed in southern Georgia.
An Ellabell man is in custody for a second time for cooking meth following an operation conducted by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT).
SAVANNAH - Authorities in Chatham County say a rabid cat has bitten or scratched 9 people and two dogs.
Theft of Services: Nov. 24 - Deputies responded to Black Creek Church Road in Ellabell around 11 a.m. after a woman reported an electrical meter missing from her father's home. He no longer lives there but keeps the power on and the monthly bill is around $40. This month it was $123. When she went to the home, she found the box was missing and thought a neighbor had taken it. A Canoochee EMC representative came ...
JACKSONVILLE - A Florida man has been charged with fatally shooting a teenager outside a Jacksonville convenience store following an argument that was triggered because the music coming from the teen's car was too loud.
A current 3rd Infantry Division soldier and a former soldier were killed during the weekend in what civilian law-enforcement investigators are calling a domestic dispute.
SAVANNAH - Police say three of the six men wanted in a shooting at a fair in Savannah have been taken into custody.
The following reports are from the Richmond Hill Police Department: Public drunkenness: Nov. 20 - Around 9:45 p.m., officers approached a Savannah woman on Highway 17 after she was seen near the Richmond Hill Car Wash. The woman was staggering and told officers she didn't want any problems or to be harassed. She smelled of alcohol and admitted to having two beers.
VALDOSTA - Police detectives have been canvassing dormitories at Valdosta State University, hoping to glean clues from students about the mysterious death of a 17-year-old freshman on the south Georgia campus.
The Richmond Hill Police Department made three arrests Friday involving the manufacture of methamphetamine following a traffic stop.
ATLANTA - The Governor's Office of Highway Safety reports that traffic fatalities in Georgia are higher in 2012 than they were at this point last year.
Four Pembroke residents were arrested Tuesday morning in connection with the Nov. 10 escape of Cecil "Red" Nelson from the Emanuel County jail.
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family dog tested positive for the disease, according to the Coastal Health District.The dog was not up-to-date on rabies vaccinations, Sally Silberman, spokeswoman for the district, said.Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated, which is required by law.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of a Fort Stewart murder investigation, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Police here are still investigating the cause of death of a 23-year-old who was found dead last week in the parking lot of Steamer's Restaurant, but two arrest warrants have been issued in relation to the case.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of an investigation into a death on Fort Stewart last week, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
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.