The following is from Richmond Hill Police reports:
Bryan County Elementary School is back in session after being evacuated for about 35 minutes due to a possible explosive found nearby.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway was robbed around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Special Agent Stephen Emmett with the Atlanta Division of the FBI. The FBI is handling the investigation.
A fire extinguisher demonstration, visit from Ronald McDonald, helicopter landings, games for kids and refreshments will all be part of Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the parking lot of Publix on Hwy. 144 south of Richmond Hill.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway reportedly was robbed Thursday morning, but local officials are not commenting or releasing details, saying the investigation has been turned over to the FBI.
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children because they can dress up in costumes and act out of character. However, as the sun goes down and trick-or-treaters start roaming the streets of your neighborhood, there are several things to worry about as a parent or guardian. Potentially hazardous costumes or accessories, tainted candy and crossing the street at night without supervision are only a few concerns that should be addressed prior to a child leaving the house.
October National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-8, and the Richmond Hill Fire Department is offering free in-home assistance with smoke alarms.
The following is from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating an accident that shut down Highway 17 northbound at Highway 204 for more than two hours Thursday morning and injured a Midway man.
Richmond Hill's finest dealt with some tough calls last week.
Law enforcement officers say a man who was found shot last month in a Long County wildlife management area paid a convicted felon $200 to kill him.
Jessica White-Depriest and her family were driving on Interstate 95 last week on their way home to Hinesville when the 2003 Dodge Caravan they were riding in caught fire in North Carolina.
The third annual Southeast Georgia Firefighters Challenge is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Higgston Baptist Church's recreation complex in Higgston. The church is at the corner of Highways 292 and 29-15.
A Midway store clerk was Tasered and robbed Tuesday night at Clyde's Market on the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Highway, Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Brian Barnes said.
Bryan County Emergency Services recently raised and donated $1,000 to Komen of Coastal Georgia in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Pembroke police were kept busy the night country star Luke Bryan played in neighboring Claxton.
Firefighters and family members from all over the United States gathered recently in Gettysburg, Penn., to honor those who died in the line of duty in 2012 for the annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.
Area law enforcement authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a Richmond Hill man who is wanted on drug charges.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties and was brought down earlier this week.
Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell recently honored Dairy Queen in Pembroke, left, and Richmond Hill, right, for the businesses' help during Fire Prevention Week, which is Oct. 6-12. Both restaurants are offering a free ice cream to children who turn in a coloring sheet on fire safety and prevention by Oct. 12. The sheets are available at both Dairy Queen locations and all Bryan County fire departments.
How often has the doorbell rung or a child interrupted you while you were cooking, causing you to forget about the chicken you left sizzling on the stove - until smoke filled the house?
Bryan County firefighter and emergency medical technician Mark Waters has been named Bryan County Emergency Services employee of the quarter.
Getting into school buildings in Bryan County could soon be more difficult as officials look at tightening security at each of the system's schools.
An early evening fire destroyed a Richmond Hill home Sunday, but the residents were all able to it out safely, according to officials.
Wyommie Mack, program manager for the Department of Juvenile Justice in Liberty, Long and Bryan counties, on Tuesday updated the Hinesville Rotary Club on reforms being made to the state juvenile justice system.
Lt. Jeff Hein, commander of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit, describes law enforcement's continuous war on drugs as "a strategic game of chess, not checkers."
Atlantic Circuit Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart attended the National Drug Court Professionals' 19th annual training conference July 14-17 in Washington, D.C.
Bill Massey and Lauren Hand from the Dewberry Firm and Jeff Morris from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently presented the Bryan County Emergency Services (BCES) with the completion of a Georgia Hurricane Evacuation Study Technical Data Report paid for by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).