Security at Fort Stewart's gates has been tightened following a directive sent out by the Department of Defense.
In response to an unusually severe wildfire season, the Georgia Forestry Commission will host a town-hall meeting called "After the Smoke Clears" from 6-8 p.m. May 11 at the Long County High School cafeteria in Ludowici.
The girl who reportedly ran away Monday night in Richmond Hill has been located, according to the Richmond Hill Police Department.
The U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Office of Diversion Control will hold "National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day" from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Unused or expired prescription medications can be dropped off locally that day at the Pembroke Police Department at 154 Railroad St.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch in Liberty and Long County until 4 p.m. today. An extreme band of bad weather is moving across the southeast. This band of storm has already killed at least 202 people in six states according to reports posted by the Associated Press and cnn.com.
As the line of storms accompanying the front moves across Georgia our area could still see bad weather, according to the National Weather Service.
Among the crimes reported recently to the Bryan County Sheriff's Department, and in the Midweek Bryan County News' blotter was the report:
The Richmond Hill Police Department Blotter included two instances of eggs being thrown on two vehicles, one on Teal Lake Drive and the other on Young Way the night of April 16. To read more on the incidents and the rest of the blotter, pick up the Weekend Bryan County News.
Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold training classes for Liberty, Long and Bryan county volunteers from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday from May 13-June 10 at the Liberty County Health Department conference room on Hwy. 84 in Hinesville.
The house that has served as the parsonage for Pembroke Christian Church for 47 years burned April 9.
The Fort Stewart Forestry Branch will be burning in Training Area D11 (nine miles west northwest of the cantonment area) and F16 (14.5 miles NNW of the cantonment) today.
Three division events will impact traffic next week. Please be advised of the road closures that will be in effect for the division run, the Twilight Tattoo and the 3rd Infantry Division change-of-command. The following road closures were reported Thursday on the 3rd Infantry Division Facebook page:
Two families were displaced when a fire destroyed a home in Fort Stewart's South Bryan Village Friday night. No one was injured.
A fire at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School today caused no injuries and only minor damage, according to a Fort Stewart spokesman.
So far, four potential jurors were dismissed during this week's death-penalty trial proceedings for Fort Stewart soldier Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.
Incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies are asking the public's help in finding an apparently suicidal woman and her 2-year-old son who live in the far southeastern part of that county.
From Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
A woman was killed in a wreck on I-95 Saturday afternoon.
Herbert Lewis, who allegedly shot a man during a home invasion in Walthourville last year, has been arrested and now faces three charges, including two aggravated assault.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
The Richmond Hill Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Timothy Jaskiewicz. He last was seen on Monday, Feb. 16, in the Richmond Hill area and may be driving a dark-red 2002 Toyota Tundra with the Florida tag BDZN21. Anyone who sees Jaskiewicz or knows of his whereabouts should call RHPD Det. Linton at 912-756-2863 or 756-5645.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for our area for early Thursday.
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