Between rising utility costs and shrinking incomes, more people are exploring alternate means of heating their homes. However, when folks misuse electric appliances or are careless around open flames they risk starting fires. Local fire investigators offered these tips for keeping safe this Christmas and all winter long.
Fort Stewart authorities released the name of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was stabbed to death Dec. 8.
The following are on file in the Richmond Hill Police Department:
Andrea Renee Wilson, a co-defendant in the murder of her cousin, Prince C. Davis, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole during a hearing Monday at the Liberty Jail.
Charges were filed Wednesday against the 20-year-old victim of the recent shooting at the Plantation Apartments on Casey Drive in Richmond Hill.
A construction worker helping build the new middle school in South Bryan fell to his death on Thursday morning.
A 3rd Infantry Division soldier died Wednesday night from an apparent stabbing just hours after redeploying from Iraq. His name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
A 3rd Infantry Division soldier died of an apparent stab wound on Fort Stewart last night.
The following are on file at the Richmond Hill Police Department
The fire that destroyed the Denny's in Richmond Hill on Tuesday started in the attic of the restaurant, according to Vernon Rushing, the city's fire chief
The 15-year-old suspect in the shooting of Andrew Koenigsfeld turned himself into Richmond Hill Police at 6:40 this evening. Charges against the juvenile are pending.
Hinesville police are looking at multiple factors in the disappearance of missing Fort Stewart soldier Spc. Maria Cristina Cardona. Cardona recently had a baby and could be suffering from post partum depression, Hinesville Police Department detective Kyle Lairamoure confirmed Monday.
The following are on file with the Richmond Hill Police Department:
Pembroke got a new face on its police force earlier this month.
There are currently no new developments in the case of a missing Fort Stewart soldier, Spc. Maria Cristina Cardona, Hinesville police said Tuesday.
A high-speed chase Saturday night ended in an accident at the intersection of highways 144 and 17 in Richmond Hill. Although no one was seriously injured, the wreck did tie up traffic for a few hours.
Richmond Hill resident Bill Eberlein, a prehistoric-fossil collector and diver, went missing Tuesday morning in St. Catherines Sound and later was found alive, according to Liberty County Eastern District Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighter Joe Cannon.
Recent reports filed with the Richmond Hill Police include:
A man who was wanted in Bryan County on aggravated assault and methamphetamine charges was apprehended Monday by a team of specially trained Bulloch County sheriff's deputies.
Richmond Hill Fire Department members provided attendees at the Richmond Hill Senior Center with a fire-safety presentation focused on fire-extinguisher use Tuesday.
In May, Elizabeth Lipsey reported her adult son missing. Statesboro police opened an investigation, but no clues as to Victor Sweet's location arose, until his remains were discovered in a shallow grave in Jenkins County two weeks ago.
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