JACKSONVILLE - Bryan County Emergency Services was one of eight volunteer fire departments across Florida and Georgia to receive money from Rayonier Inc.
The following are from Richmond Hill Police and Bryan County Sheriff's reports:
Few problems were reported overnight from a winter storm that swept across the area.
The Georgia State Patrol's Specialized Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the death of an Ellabell teen who was reportedly hit by a pickup Friday while walking on Eldora Road, the GSP said Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is prepared for possible winter weather conditions Tuesday and Wednesday. The Department has ample personnel and resources located throughout the state and will pre-treat and treat roads throughout as conditions warrant.
An ice storm warning has been issued for 5 p.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Wednesday by the National Weather Service.
Cold air pushing down from the north and moist air coming up from the Gulf could make for some pretty crappy weather in our area over the next few days.
SAVANNAH - Seven former officers of First National Bank recently pled guilty for their roles in a massive loan-fraud scheme against the institution and other federally insured banks.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of a woman in Chatham County.
Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston on Jan. 10 received the 2013 report from the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform. Building on the success of the criminal-justice reform passed in the 2012 and 2013 sessions, the council primarily focused on potential reforms to help rehabilitated offenders re-enter society.
The following incidents were taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The lockdown at Richmond Hill High School was called off around 1 p.m.
The following incidents were taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Thunderstorms are expected to sweep across Southeast Georgia this afternoon.
Richmond Hill has a new fire chief, as City Council members voted to offer the job and its $70,000 salary to Ralph Catlett following a brief closed session at Tuesday nights' regular meeting in City Hall.
For Bill Collins, spending the better part of two days talking to kids about the importance of public safety is part of the job.
A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.
One man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Highway 119 on Fort Stewart, and two soldiers were injured, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.
The following reports were taken from reports provided by the Richmond Hill Police Department.
Firefighter/paramedic Danny Dixon has been named as the Bryan County Emergency Services' Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2014.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bryan Counties, on top of our existing tornado watch.
The following incidents are from reports provided by the Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department.
Murder suspects Anthony Peden and Christopher Salmon will be in court Thursday in Long County. The two are scheduled to go before Judge Robert Russell III at 9 a.m. regarding their involvement in the December 2011 deaths of Tiffany York, 17, and Michael Roark, 19.
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