The National Weather Service is still saying if Tropical Storm Emily behaves as predicted weather effects here should be minimum, but that could change.
A Richmond Hill couple is dead after what police are investigating as a murder/suicide.
The old adage, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," could be applied to a rise in tax-return related scams being perpetrated across the Southeast, Internal Revenue Service officials say.
A heat advisory is in effect from noon until 8 this evening for 11 counties in southeast Georgia, including Liberty, Bryan and Long, according to Liberty County EMS Director Mike Hodges.
Two people were found stabbed at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center on Charlie Butler Road in Midway, according to Midway Fire Chief Terrell Chipp.
Police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old Savannah man who was found shot in his wrecked pickup on Ogeechee Road after it crashed into the rear of an SUV Tuesday afternoon.
ATLANTA - Lawyers for a Georgia man scheduled to be executed this week have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop it, saying the drug authorities plan to use caused "needless suffering" when it was administered to another death row inmate.
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Bret was moving slowly north-northeast from the Bahamas and forecast to stay away from the U.S. East Coast, the National Weather Service reported this morning.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will be releasing child abduction and other crime alerts on Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Bryan County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Elisha Lynn and his wife, Amanda Elise Keelin Lynn, were arrested Monday afternoon following a domestic dispute, according to a Bulloch County Sheriff's Office report.
A second Richmond Hill home caught fire in less than a week. But unlike lightning that struck a house four days before, officials believe the cause of Sunday's fire on Steven Street to be electrical in nature.
Recent crime reports filed with the Bryan County Sheriff's Department included:
ATLANTA - Weather forecasters say more above-average temperatures are in store for Georgia, with a heat advisory issued for much of the state and an excessive heat warning in effect in some southeastern areas.
Rain showers didn't stop fire from destroying a Richmond Hill home Wednesday afternoon after a lightning strike set the house ablaze.
REIDSVILLE - Authorities say two Georgia Department of Natural Resources rangers and a fisherman rescued two boys and their father from the Ohoopee River.
Dec. 9: A Bryan County Sheriff's Office deputy was sent to a Sanctuary Drive address in response to "an animal complaint."
Dec. 6: A deputy was dispatched to a Homestead Drive address in Ellabell regarding "a neighbor shooting." The complainant said his neighbor had been shooting a shotgun and was disturbing others. The deputy spoke to the man doing the shooting. He said he shot his 9MM handgun four times at a fox that was killing his chickens, but he had missed.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in the Coastal Health District – one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County.
Three people were arrested last week on drug charges in Liberty County, and a narcotics detective narrowly escaped injuries when a suspect he was trying to apprehend drove straight toward him.
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