The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children because they can dress up in costumes and act out of character. However, as the sun goes down and trick-or-treaters start roaming the streets of your neighborhood, there are several things to worry about as a parent or guardian. Potentially hazardous costumes or accessories, tainted candy and crossing the street at night without supervision are only a few concerns that should be addressed prior to a child leaving the house.
October National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-8, and the Richmond Hill Fire Department is offering free in-home assistance with smoke alarms.
The following is from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating an accident that shut down Highway 17 northbound at Highway 204 for more than two hours Thursday morning and injured a Midway man.
Richmond Hill's finest dealt with some tough calls last week.
Law enforcement officers say a man who was found shot last month in a Long County wildlife management area paid a convicted felon $200 to kill him.
Jessica White-Depriest and her family were driving on Interstate 95 last week on their way home to Hinesville when the 2003 Dodge Caravan they were riding in caught fire in North Carolina.
The third annual Southeast Georgia Firefighters Challenge is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Higgston Baptist Church's recreation complex in Higgston. The church is at the corner of Highways 292 and 29-15.
A Midway store clerk was Tasered and robbed Tuesday night at Clyde's Market on the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Highway, Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Brian Barnes said.
A Midway woman was killed Wednesday night in a single-car accident in East Liberty County.
A Midway man was killed Friday night as he was riding a bike on Isle of Wight Road.
A crash Friday night on Isle of Wright Road apparently killed one person, but few details were available and there has been no official confirmation.
Twelve soldiers were investigated for allegedly stealing military equipment from Fort Stewart. Some of the soldiers have been charged and are awaiting trial and one was court-martialed late last year.
Richmond Hill police are on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself Monday to three juvenile girls in Piercefield subdivision.
For Bill Collins, spending the better part of two days talking to kids about the importance of public safety is part of the job.
A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.
One man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Highway 119 on Fort Stewart, and two soldiers were injured, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.
The following reports were taken from reports provided by the Richmond Hill Police Department.
Firefighter/paramedic Danny Dixon has been named as the Bryan County Emergency Services' Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2014.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bryan Counties, on top of our existing tornado watch.
The following incidents are from reports provided by the Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department.
Murder suspects Anthony Peden and Christopher Salmon will be in court Thursday in Long County. The two are scheduled to go before Judge Robert Russell III at 9 a.m. regarding their involvement in the December 2011 deaths of Tiffany York, 17, and Michael Roark, 19.
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