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Weekend fire destroys Richmond Hill home

An early evening fire destroyed a Richmond Hill home Sunday, but the residents were all able to it out safely, according to officials.

September 23, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Public Safety


Changes coming to juvenile court system

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.

September 22, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Public Safety


Fake pot complicates drug war

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."

September 09, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Public Safety


Judge attends drug court conference

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.

August 29, 2013 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Hurricane-evacuation report completed

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).

August 19, 2013 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Daytime lane closures set for crossroads

Drivers in Richmond Hill may come upon daytime lane closures at the crossroads as construction continues this week at the intersection of highways 17 and 144.

August 12, 2013 | Bryan County News | Public Safety


Road work on Highway 17 tonight

Nighttime lane closures are scheduled for 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday on Highway 17 at Mulberry Drive in Richmond Hill.

August 12, 2013 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Photo of bank robbery suspect released

Authorities have released a security camera photograph of the man who robbed the Midway Branch of The Heritage Bank Wednesday afternoon.

August 08, 2013 | Staff report | Public Safety


The Heritage Bank in Midway robbed again

The Heritage Bank's Midway branch was robbed Wednesday afternoon. Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes confirmed the report and said authorities are canvassing nearby neighborhoods in search of a suspect.

August 08, 2013 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Driver's classes through community education

Though Bryan County Schools no longer offers driver's education at either local high school, teens ages 15 and 16 who need to take an approved driver's education course in order to apply for a Class D license can do so through Bryan County Community Education in Richmond Hill.

August 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Public Safety


2013-14 traffic around South Bryan schools

With four campuses being on one site, the school principals worked collaboratively with system staff to design a traffic plan where safety and efficiency are paramount. The traffic pattern for parents who will be dropping off their children at the Richmond Hill Prekindergarten, Richmond Hill Primary, Richmond Hill Elementary, and George Washington Carver campuses are detailed below.

August 02, 2013 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Two seriously injured in South Bryan wreck

Two Richmond Hill men were seriously injured Saturday afternoon after the vehicle they were traveling in struck a tree in South Bryan.

August 01, 2013 | Lewis Levine Special to the News | Public Safety


Tropical storm getting attention

The National Hurricane Center has started watching a tropical storm in the Atlantic that could threaten the Southeast United States next week.

July 25, 2013 | Staff report | Public Safety


Militia ringleader pleads to murders

Isaac G. Aguigui, the ringleader of an alleged terrorist group based at Fort Stewart, pled guilty to two counts of murder and related charges in superior court in Long County this morning. He was sentenced to life in prison.

July 19, 2013 | Staff report | Public Safety


Bulloch deputy gets trapped in flood

A Bulloch County sheriff's deputy hydroplaned Saturday as he responded to a call and ended up in a ditch full of rainwater.

July 19, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg Special to the News | Public Safety


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Don't launch your vehicle with your boat

The following were taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports.

July 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Crime reports for July 14

The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

July 14, 2014 | | Public Safety


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