A motorist driving a stolen van reportedly blew through a stop sign Monday night in McIntosh County and led law-enforcement officers through three counties before he was stopped by a Liberty deputy near Richmond Hill.
The third named tropical storm of the hurricane season, Chantal, has formed in the Atlantic. If it becomes a threat to Coastal Georgia it won't be until early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
The following incidents were reported by the Richmond Hill Police Department:
Heather Ward was recently named employee of the quarter at Bryan County Emergency Services.
Four teens are facing charges after Richmond Hill High School was vandalized twice last week, according to police.
The victim of an apparent homicide has been identified as Ernie Walthour Sr. by Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man found dead in the front yard of a mobile home on Lewis Frasier Road in Midway.
The Bryan County Emergency Services took part in the International Fire and EMS Safety and Health Week, which ended Saturday.
Two people are in custody after authorities allegedly seized more than 40 pounds of marijuana Thursday.
Summer is a time when school classrooms and hallways empty to the awaited anticipation of children's' freedom for fun and play time. Everyone's childhood memories are filled with summertime fun, which means trips to the beach, ice cream and rides at the amusement park.
An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
A prescribed fire will be conducted today in Liberty and Long counties. The fire, which may present smoke to residents of Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties, will be carried out by Fort Stewart Forestry.
STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.
Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith said the suspect in Tuesday's shooting south of Richmond Hill will be charged with murder.
A Bryan County man was shot to death early Tuesday morning on Daniel Siding Road.
Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston on Jan. 10 received the 2013 report from the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform. Building on the success of the criminal-justice reform passed in the 2012 and 2013 sessions, the council primarily focused on potential reforms to help rehabilitated offenders re-enter society.
The following incidents were taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The lockdown at Richmond Hill High School was called off around 1 p.m.
The following incidents were taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Thunderstorms are expected to sweep across Southeast Georgia this afternoon.
Richmond Hill has a new fire chief, as City Council members voted to offer the job and its $70,000 salary to Ralph Catlett following a brief closed session at Tuesday nights' regular meeting in City Hall.
A federal grand jury in Savannah indicted Carl Evan Swain, 43, of Alabama, on charges of first-degree murder in connection with the Nov. 30 death of a Fort Stewart soldier, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Georgia, Savannah Office.
Atlanta – With bitter cold weather on us, state Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens reminds Georgians of important insurance and fire safety tips.
Pembroke police have identified George Mincey III, 24, of Pembroke as the suspect of a Sunday night armed robbery.
Pembroke police have an unnamed suspect in custody for an armed robbery of a gas station Sunday night.
A freeze warning is in effect for Southeast Georgia, including Bryan county. But no storms are predicted.
Families, friends and members of Bryan County Emergency Services gathered at Station 7 on Dec. 27 for a badge-pinning ceremony for recently promoted personnel and to announce the department's Firefighter of the Year.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety has again rolled out its annual holiday campaign, "Operation Zero Tolerance," and that means one thing - law-enforcement officers around the state are out in full force to crack down on drunk drivers through the New Year's holiday.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures on interstates and major state routes in Southeast Georgia would be suspended for the holidays until 5 a.m. Jan. 2.
Pembroke police have charged a man with illegally selling alcohol after they allegedly found nearly 150 cans of beer, bottles of liquor and moonshine and guns during a Monday raid at 37 Old Still Road.