The Richmond Hill Fire Department recently received a new fire extinguisher training simulator through a safety grant from the Georgia Municipal Association.
An Army judge has ordered a recess in the court-martial of a Fort Stewart sergeant charged with murder in the 2008 slayings of a superior and a fellow U.S. soldier in Iraq.
The following are scores of restaurant inspections since Jan. 1 from the Bryan County Health Department:
An Army witness who says he stumbled onto a fellow soldier killing a U.S. superior at their patrol base in Iraq testified Monday he thought he was running toward nighttime enemy fire as he responded to gunshots - until he heard the shooter shout "I'll kill you" in English and saw his face illuminated by his flashing rifle.
Security at Fort Stewart's gates has been tightened following a directive sent out by the Department of Defense.
In response to an unusually severe wildfire season, the Georgia Forestry Commission will host a town-hall meeting called "After the Smoke Clears" from 6-8 p.m. May 11 at the Long County High School cafeteria in Ludowici.
The girl who reportedly ran away Monday night in Richmond Hill has been located, according to the Richmond Hill Police Department.
The U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Office of Diversion Control will hold "National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day" from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Unused or expired prescription medications can be dropped off locally that day at the Pembroke Police Department at 154 Railroad St.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch in Liberty and Long County until 4 p.m. today. An extreme band of bad weather is moving across the southeast. This band of storm has already killed at least 202 people in six states according to reports posted by the Associated Press and cnn.com.
As the line of storms accompanying the front moves across Georgia our area could still see bad weather, according to the National Weather Service.
Among the crimes reported recently to the Bryan County Sheriff's Department, and in the Midweek Bryan County News' blotter was the report:
The Richmond Hill Police Department Blotter included two instances of eggs being thrown on two vehicles, one on Teal Lake Drive and the other on Young Way the night of April 16. To read more on the incidents and the rest of the blotter, pick up the Weekend Bryan County News.
Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold training classes for Liberty, Long and Bryan county volunteers from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday from May 13-June 10 at the Liberty County Health Department conference room on Hwy. 84 in Hinesville.
The house that has served as the parsonage for Pembroke Christian Church for 47 years burned April 9.
The Fort Stewart Forestry Branch will be burning in Training Area D11 (nine miles west northwest of the cantonment area) and F16 (14.5 miles NNW of the cantonment) today.
Bryan County Emergency Services will host a "meet and greet" for ham-radio operators from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at 5995 Highway 204 in Ellabell.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
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