RINCON - Body parts found inside a South Carolina storage unit and a south Georgia home after a deadly police standoff are likely those of a Savannah man missing since New Year's Eve, authorities said Sunday.
A Midway man who accidentally shot himself early Wednesday morning died from his wound.
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.
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.
Susan Clark, deputy administration chief of Bryan County Emergency Services, has completed the year-long 2013 Georgia EMS Directors' Leadership course.
The deceased man found Nov. 30 at Holbrook Pond has been identified as Spc. John Joseph Beans Eubank, 29, a 3rdInfantry Division soldier assigned to Fort Stewart.