Over the past several months and before the wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz., that took the lives of 19 firefighters and destroyed homes and property, the Bryan County Emergency Services and Georgia Forestry Commission have been meeting to discuss wildfire dangers in Bryan County through a program called Firewise.
Summer is a great opportunity for families to spend quality time together. Whether it's playing in the park, hiking or building sandcastles on the beach, summer days can create memories that last a lifetime.
Tropical Storm Chantal petered out Wednesday night.
Tropical Storm Chantal will be right off the coast of the Georgia-Florida line early Saturday, but will no longer by a storm, if today's forecast from the National Hurricane Center holds true.
A motorist driving a stolen van reportedly blew through a stop sign Monday night in McIntosh County and led law-enforcement officers through three counties before he was stopped by a Liberty deputy near Richmond Hill.
The third named tropical storm of the hurricane season, Chantal, has formed in the Atlantic. If it becomes a threat to Coastal Georgia it won't be until early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
The following incidents were reported by the Richmond Hill Police Department:
Heather Ward was recently named employee of the quarter at Bryan County Emergency Services.
Four teens are facing charges after Richmond Hill High School was vandalized twice last week, according to police.
The victim of an apparent homicide has been identified as Ernie Walthour Sr. by Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man found dead in the front yard of a mobile home on Lewis Frasier Road in Midway.
The Bryan County Emergency Services took part in the International Fire and EMS Safety and Health Week, which ended Saturday.
Two people are in custody after authorities allegedly seized more than 40 pounds of marijuana Thursday.
Summer is a time when school classrooms and hallways empty to the awaited anticipation of children's' freedom for fun and play time. Everyone's childhood memories are filled with summertime fun, which means trips to the beach, ice cream and rides at the amusement park.
An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
The following were taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
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