The Midway Police Department hosted an combat skills course on May 23- 24 at the Richmond Hill Department of Natural Resources Firing Range.
Two Richmond Hill Police officers, Sgt. Luke Harris and Lt. Jason Sakelarios, recently completed a light detection and ranging, or LIDAR, training course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the state Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
ATLANTA - The state pardons board has rejected a bid for clemency for a Georgia death row inmate who is set to die this month for the 1978 slaying of an elderly woman in Savannah.
The major spill reported as ongoing last week at Richmond Hill's wastewater treatment plant near Sterling Creek occurred longer than previously thought.
Richmond Hill police are continuing to search for a suspect in the Tuesday afternoon armed robbery of the Subway restaurant on Exchange Street off of Ford Avenue.
FOLKSTON - Authorities say nearly 50 new wildfires have been sparked in and around the Okefenokee Swamp region of south Georgia.
What started out as a hobby for a small handful of community members has bloomed into a club that is now capable of assisting the county in emergencies or other major events.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with eight manufacturers of pool and spa drain covers, have announced a voluntary recall of certain drain covers because they were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.
SAVANNAH - Smoke from wildfires burning in northern Florida drifted more than 130 miles north Monday to settle over parts of Savannah and neighboring Beaufort, S.C.
The discover of the remains of a meth lab was among the crime reports filed with the Bryan County Sheriff's Department:
Surrounded by more than 60 of their closest friends and family members, volunteer firefighters Kelvin Dixon and Lewis "Skip" Tuttle bade a fond farewell to the Richmond Hill Fire Department at its first ever retirement banquet on Monday night at the John W. Stephens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Among the reports filed with Bryan County Sheriff and Richmond Hill Police departments in recent weeks was this one from May 5:
MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters announced Thursday they expect three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season.
The Pembroke Police Department and the Bryan County Drug Free Coalition recently participated in its second National Drug Take Back Day, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. Friday, a soldier from 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot at the Fort Stewart Behavioral Health Clinic this morning.
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.
The National Weather Service has cancelled a flood watch for our area that was orginally set to go through tonight.
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