Imagine a hurricane making landfall near Georgia's coastline – pushing a surge of water through Georgia's coastal communities and further inland, causing flooding as the storm moves across the state. It has spawned tornadoes, and high winds have blown down trees and power lines causing power outages.
Criminal trespass May 20 – An officer patrolling the interchange at Hwy. 17 and I-95 at approximately 6:20 a.m. noticed something was wrong at the old Burger King. According to Sgt. Luke Harris' report, "the rear steel door was slightly ajar being held open with a small piece of wood, which this officer knows to be normally secured." Harris called for backup, then waited until Cpl. Jonathan Zirpolo arrived. Police then cleared the building and learned that the building was entered a "large drive-through window on the south side of the building," Harris reported, noting that the window had ...
Authorities are expecting no charges – and little if any other information – to come out of the investigation into a murder suicide early Tuesday morning at 20500 Hwy. 144 in South Bryan.
ATLANTA - The 78-hour Memorial Day holiday travel period begins Friday evening and the Georgia State Patrol will be watching for impaired drivers and other traffic violations that could potentially cause a traffic crash.
Bryan County Emergency Management is urging all Bryan County residents to prepare now for the upcoming hurricane season, which is only days away.
Matter of record, May 22 – When Officer Paul Carter responded to a nuisance animal call on Sandpiper Drive, he was told by the complainant that "the dog belonging to the neighbor behind him climbs the fence and comes into his yard."
Savannah Technical College will honor former Bryan County Sheriff's Department deputy Sgt. Michael Larson.
With a new hurricane season approaching, new changes for how and when warnings are issued as well as new assessments of Liberty County's hurricane-prone coastline will affect how residents prepare for storm-related circumstances. Hurricane season began earlier this month, with peak activity expected between September and October.
With the school year coming to an end, Memorial Day weekend approaching and summer festivities about to kick into high gear, officials at the Governor's Office of Highway Safety say they want people to be safe in their travels.
County law enforcement and animal control officials on May 11 rescued more than a dozen dogs and puppies that had been living alone in a Wellington Oaks subdivision home in Richmond Hill. Fred Scott has since been charged with three counts of animal cruelty after 14 dogs and puppies were removed from his abandoned 179 Lindsay Drive home. For the complete story, pick up a copy of the Midweek Bryan County News.
The following is from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The following are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department:
May is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's motorcycle safety month, and transportation officials are reminding riders to stay safe while enjoying their rides.
Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?
A Richmond Hill Police Department officer was patrolling Highway 144 near the Fish Hatchery shortly after midnight Aug. 13 when he spotted "a sedan travelling in front of my vehicle having difficulty maintaining its lane," a report said. "The vehicle was observed moving from the right edge of its lane to the left edge. It continued this manner of driving continuously. Based on my training and experience with subjects driving while intoxicated, swerving within a lane is a cue for a driver operating a vehicle while intoxicated."
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in apprehending a suspect in an armed robbery Sunday morning in Flemington.
Two women were killed Wednesday afternoon on Highway 80 in Blitchton when the driver lost control of her 1997 Ford Probe and hit a tractor-trailer head on.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for our area from noon to 7 p.m.
A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.
A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in downtown Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.
A man was shot around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the Suites at Station Exchange parking lot in Richmond Hill when he reportedly tried to thwart a vehicle break-in, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Chief Billy Reynolds Sr. The victim, who apparently had been trying to stop someone from burglarizing his pickup, is an employee of the Suites at Station Exchange, which is a residential community for senior citizens. He was airlifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center, and his condition is unknown.
The following Incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
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