BAXLEY - Police say a 26-year-old man who was arrested in his wife's death after initially saying two men killed her in a home invasion last week is being allowed to attend her funeral.
SAVANNAH - A Savannah man is being indicted on charges of rape, murder and additional offenses in the death of Amber DeLoach, whose body was found in a burning car on Sept. 30.
Firefighter Rex Smith, left, and Chief Jimmy Cook of the Pembroke Fire Department stand with plaques honoring their 50 years of service. Cook began volunteering with the fire department in October 1962 and Smith began in November 1962. The two were honored Dec. 8 at the department's Christmas party.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court says superior court judges can't issue warrants for wiretaps outside of their judicial circuits.
Possession of marijuana: Dec. 16 - Just after 3 a.m. officers stopped a Fort Stewart man on Highway 17 near Ponderosa Road because his tail light was damaged. The driver was arrested because his license was suspended, and officers found a bag of marijuana in the Hinesville passenger's shirt pocket. He was also wanted in Liberty County for a probation violation and was arrested.
ATLANTA - Glynn County is doubling the reward money being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the death of one of its commissioners.
Thunderstorms, some possibly severe, could sweep across coastal Georgia late this afternoon and evening.
SAVANNAH - Police have arrested the sixth man who was wanted in connection with a shooting at a fair in Savannah that left eight people injured.
ATLANTA - A federal study shows Georgia ranked below the national average and below southeastern states in alcohol-related fatalities in 2011.
The following reports are from the Bryan County Sheriff's Department: Criminal trespassing, Dec. 4 - Deputies reported to Countryside Drive in Ellabell around 5 p.m. after a woman reported her mailbox had been damaged and covered in neon green silly string. She said it likely happened between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
ATLANTA - In recent years, Georgia has always used the holiday season to reinforce the state's zero-tolerance policy for impaired driving.
Bryan County Fire Department's South Division recently recognized four members for their dedication and work during 2012.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 10 southeastern Georgia counties, including Bryan, until 9 p.m. today.
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. "At the end of the day, we'll see what's going to be included in any legislation that might be dropped but, ultimately, it's my opinion that if these recommendations are included in a bill and that bill becomes law, we will experience ...
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
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