Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning nearly 600 acres of underbrush today and smoke should be visible from the cantonment area and Hinesville.
Firefighters from Bryan County Emergency Services and the city of Pembroke participated in the Southeast Georgia Health Systems Firefighter Challenge Bridge Run on Saturday in Brunswick to benefit their cancer programs.
The following were taken from incident reports provided by the Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department.
A Richmond Hill man was arrested Feb. 12 for child cruelty.
Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters and medics have been wearing red T-shirts with a heart and the words "Support And Care" on them this month to support the American Heart Association's efforts during the month to spread the word about heart health and the effects of heart disease. To learn about one's risks for heart disease and stroke and how to stay heart healthy, go to cdc.gov/features/heartmonth/.
A Richmond Hill man was reportedly arrested for child cruelty Feb. 12.
CHATHAM COUNTY – The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
A woman was killed Thursday when she was struck by a train in Wayne County during the filming of a movie about Gregg Allman.
The National Weather Service has lifted a severe thunderstorm warch for Southeast Georgia, including Bryant County.
Fort Stewart will be burning nearly 1,200 acres of underbrush in forests on the post today, according to a release from its public affairs office.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The final bands of winter precipitation exited Georgia early Thursday afternoon, leaving a blanket of snow along the Interstate 20 corridor from roughly Madison to Augusta, according to Georgia Department of Transportation Communications Director Karlene Barron.
Georgia's electric cooperatives and Georgia Power are reporting widespread outages in north and central Georgia.
Bryan County firefighters responded Monday morning to a wooded area off Belfast Keller Road in Richmond Hill after some logging equipment caught fire.
A Pembroke man died this morning after allegedly playing "Russian roulette" Wednesday.
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.
Freeze and wind chill advisories have been issued for tonight and tomorrow morning for our area, according to the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency.
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