Contractors for Georgia Department of Transportaion will be conducting north and southbound lane closures at the intersection of Highway 17 and Sommers Boulevard in Richmond Hill from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, weather permitting.
FORSYTH, Ga. (AP) - A committee appointed by Georgia's governor to study criminal justice reform approved recommendations Thursday for the juvenile justice system that members said will improve public safety and save money.
An Effingham County sheriff's deputy shot a pit bull after being attacked by the dog while responding to a call Thursday afternoon.
VALDOSTA - Authorities in Lowndes County have identified and recovered the body of a pilot whose small plane crashed in southern Georgia.
An Ellabell man is in custody for a second time for cooking meth following an operation conducted by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT).
SAVANNAH - Authorities in Chatham County say a rabid cat has bitten or scratched 9 people and two dogs.
Theft of Services: Nov. 24 - Deputies responded to Black Creek Church Road in Ellabell around 11 a.m. after a woman reported an electrical meter missing from her father's home. He no longer lives there but keeps the power on and the monthly bill is around $40. This month it was $123. When she went to the home, she found the box was missing and thought a neighbor had taken it. A Canoochee EMC representative came out to look and found the box had been removed and placed on a nearby home. The representative told deputies Canoochee would press ...
JACKSONVILLE - A Florida man has been charged with fatally shooting a teenager outside a Jacksonville convenience store following an argument that was triggered because the music coming from the teen's car was too loud.
A current 3rd Infantry Division soldier and a former soldier were killed during the weekend in what civilian law-enforcement investigators are calling a domestic dispute.
SAVANNAH - Police say three of the six men wanted in a shooting at a fair in Savannah have been taken into custody.
The following reports are from the Richmond Hill Police Department: Public drunkenness: Nov. 20 - Around 9:45 p.m., officers approached a Savannah woman on Highway 17 after she was seen near the Richmond Hill Car Wash. The woman was staggering and told officers she didn't want any problems or to be harassed. She smelled of alcohol and admitted to having two beers.
VALDOSTA - Police detectives have been canvassing dormitories at Valdosta State University, hoping to glean clues from students about the mysterious death of a 17-year-old freshman on the south Georgia campus.
The Richmond Hill Police Department made three arrests Friday involving the manufacture of methamphetamine following a traffic stop.
ATLANTA - The Governor's Office of Highway Safety reports that traffic fatalities in Georgia are higher in 2012 than they were at this point last year.
Four Pembroke residents were arrested Tuesday morning in connection with the Nov. 10 escape of Cecil "Red" Nelson from the Emanuel County jail.
Bryan County Emergency Services recently raised and donated $1,000 to Komen of Coastal Georgia in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Pembroke police were kept busy the night country star Luke Bryan played in neighboring Claxton.
Firefighters and family members from all over the United States gathered recently in Gettysburg, Penn., to honor those who died in the line of duty in 2012 for the annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.
Area law enforcement authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a Richmond Hill man who is wanted on drug charges.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties and was brought down earlier this week.
Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell recently honored Dairy Queen in Pembroke, left, and Richmond Hill, right, for the businesses' help during Fire Prevention Week, which is Oct. 6-12. Both restaurants are offering a free ice cream to children who turn in a coloring sheet on fire safety and prevention by Oct. 12. The sheets are available at both Dairy Queen locations and all Bryan County fire departments.
How often has the doorbell rung or a child interrupted you while you were cooking, causing you to forget about the chicken you left sizzling on the stove - until smoke filled the house?
Bryan County firefighter and emergency medical technician Mark Waters has been named Bryan County Emergency Services employee of the quarter.
Getting into school buildings in Bryan County could soon be more difficult as officials look at tightening security at each of the system's schools.
An early evening fire destroyed a Richmond Hill home Sunday, but the residents were all able to it out safely, according to officials.
Wyommie Mack, program manager for the Department of Juvenile Justice in Liberty, Long and Bryan counties, on Tuesday updated the Hinesville Rotary Club on reforms being made to the state juvenile justice system.
Lt. Jeff Hein, commander of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit, describes law enforcement's continuous war on drugs as "a strategic game of chess, not checkers."
Atlantic Circuit Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart attended the National Drug Court Professionals' 19th annual training conference July 14-17 in Washington, D.C.
Bill Massey and Lauren Hand from the Dewberry Firm and Jeff Morris from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently presented the Bryan County Emergency Services (BCES) with the completion of a Georgia Hurricane Evacuation Study Technical Data Report paid for by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).