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.
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 out to look and found the box had been removed and placed on a nearby home. The representative told deputies Canoochee would press ...
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.
The widow of murdered Fort Stewart soldier Spc. John Joseph Beans Eubank was ordered detained by federal Judge G.R. Smith during a federal court hearing Tuesday morning in Savannah.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning nearly 600 acres of underbrush today and smoke should be visible from the cantonment area and Hinesville.
Firefighters from Bryan County Emergency Services and the city of Pembroke participated in the Southeast Georgia Health Systems Firefighter Challenge Bridge Run on Saturday in Brunswick to benefit their cancer programs.
The following were taken from incident reports provided by the Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department.
A Richmond Hill man was arrested Feb. 12 for child cruelty.
Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters and medics have been wearing red T-shirts with a heart and the words "Support And Care" on them this month to support the American Heart Association's efforts during the month to spread the word about heart health and the effects of heart disease. To learn about one's risks for heart disease and stroke and how to stay heart healthy, go to cdc.gov/features/heartmonth/.
A Richmond Hill man was reportedly arrested for child cruelty Feb. 12.
CHATHAM COUNTY – The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
A woman was killed Thursday when she was struck by a train in Wayne County during the filming of a movie about Gregg Allman.
The National Weather Service has lifted a severe thunderstorm warch for Southeast Georgia, including Bryant County.
Fort Stewart will be burning nearly 1,200 acres of underbrush in forests on the post today, according to a release from its public affairs office.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The final bands of winter precipitation exited Georgia early Thursday afternoon, leaving a blanket of snow along the Interstate 20 corridor from roughly Madison to Augusta, according to Georgia Department of Transportation Communications Director Karlene Barron.
Georgia's electric cooperatives and Georgia Power are reporting widespread outages in north and central Georgia.
Bryan County firefighters responded Monday morning to a wooded area off Belfast Keller Road in Richmond Hill after some logging equipment caught fire.