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.
A Fort Stewart soldier accused of shooting and killing his squad leader and a fellow U.S. soldier during a 2008 deployment to Iraq entered a not-guilty plea in court Tuesday.
The following report is on file at the Bryan County Sheriff's Department:
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia prosecutors who spent more than two decades trying to execute Troy Davis have won what may be their final legal battle in the U.S. Supreme Court, yet state prison officials still can't schedule his execution.
A woman who lives in the 100 block of Cottonham Court in Richmond Hill told police March 18 she believes she was the victim of a scam.
ATLANTA - Georgia's death penalty statute was in the crosshairs again Monday as the state's top court considered whether capital defendants have to meet an unfair standard to prove they are mentally disabled to avoid an execution.
Installation police arrested a Fort Stewart soldier Saturday following a 22-minute standoff that began as a domestic dispute in post housing. The incident ended peacefully with no injuries, according to a public affairs news release.
Hwy. 67 from Pembroke to Statesboro were closed to traffic this morning due to a brush fire in Bulloch County, according to Bryan County Emergency Services Director Jim Anderson.
Standing before dozens of family members, friends and colleagues, Krista Beck seemed temporarily overwhelmed by the limelight.
Reports are on file at the Bryan County Sheriff's Department include:
Richmond Hill officials plan to use $4,710 in grant money to pay for a liability training program for the city police department and a fire extinguisher training system for the city fire department.
The Georgia State Patrol on Tuesday continued to investigate a Feb. 23 two-vehicle accident in North Bryan County that killed a 77-year-old Bloomingdale man.
ATLANTA - The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection is warning consumers about a scam being perpetrated by a company calling itself American Direct Sweepstakes and Promotion Co.
Incident reports to the Bryan County Sheriff and Richmond Hill Police Department in recent days included this one of a theft from Bryan County schools:
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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