The following are from the Bryan County Sherriff's reports:
An Ellabell man was arrested Oct. 30 after he attempted to rob a general store and led Bryan County Sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through residential Ellabell.
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's reports:
Typically a time for fun and public safety education, this year's Public Safety Day for Bryan County was also a time of remembrance.
An unknown person cut a hole in the rear wall of Country Market in Ellabell early Friday morning, broke in and stole rolled coins, according to the Bryan County Sheriff's Department.
The following is from Richmond Hill Police reports:
Bryan County Elementary School is back in session after being evacuated for about 35 minutes due to a possible explosive found nearby.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway was robbed around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Special Agent Stephen Emmett with the Atlanta Division of the FBI. The FBI is handling the investigation.
A fire extinguisher demonstration, visit from Ronald McDonald, helicopter landings, games for kids and refreshments will all be part of Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the parking lot of Publix on Hwy. 144 south of Richmond Hill.
The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway reportedly was robbed Thursday morning, but local officials are not commenting or releasing details, saying the investigation has been turned over to the FBI.
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children because they can dress up in costumes and act out of character. However, as the sun goes down and trick-or-treaters start roaming the streets of your neighborhood, there are several things to worry about as a parent or guardian. Potentially hazardous costumes or accessories, tainted candy and crossing the street at night without supervision are only a few concerns that should be addressed prior to a child leaving the house.
October National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-8, and the Richmond Hill Fire Department is offering free in-home assistance with smoke alarms.
The following is from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating an accident that shut down Highway 17 northbound at Highway 204 for more than two hours Thursday morning and injured a Midway man.
William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy who now works security at the Georgia Ports Authority, was injured when he was struck by a tractor trailer there Monday, according to GSP Trooper Jamie Wilson.
The woman who died early Monday in a five-vehicle accident on I-95 has been identified as Vicki Persons, 62, of McIntosh County, according to GSP Trooper Quincy Melvin
A man endured several hours slogging through a marsh Friday after the boat he was in was swamped by the wake of a larger boat that was passing.
Incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies are asking the public's help in finding an apparently suicidal woman and her 2-year-old son who live in the far southeastern part of that county.
From Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
A woman was killed in a wreck on I-95 Saturday afternoon.
Herbert Lewis, who allegedly shot a man during a home invasion in Walthourville last year, has been arrested and now faces three charges, including two aggravated assault.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
The Richmond Hill Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Timothy Jaskiewicz. He last was seen on Monday, Feb. 16, in the Richmond Hill area and may be driving a dark-red 2002 Toyota Tundra with the Florida tag BDZN21. Anyone who sees Jaskiewicz or knows of his whereabouts should call RHPD Det. Linton at 912-756-2863 or 756-5645.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for our area for early Thursday.
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