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Jose expected to peter out

Behind Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Jose is now not expected to be a threat to the United States.

September 09, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


CodeRED now available

Bryan County Emergency Services and the Richmond Hill Fire Department are encouraging residents to register for the CodeRED emergency notification system ahead of Hurricane Irma.

September 08, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Public Safety


Governor issues evacuation order east of I-95

Following a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) officials and local Emergency Management Agencies, Gov. Nathan Deal is expanding his emergency declaration to include 24 additional counties, with a total of 30 counties now included in a state of emergency. Deal also issued a mandatory evacuation order for all areas east of I-95, all of Chatham County and some areas west of I-95 that could be impacted by potential storm surge from Hurricane Irma. The executive order also authorized up to 5,000 Georgia National Guard members to be on state active duty to support ...

September 07, 2017 | Special to the News | Public Safety


What our storm surge may look like

The accompanying maps show possible storm surge in our area. They were created by the National Hurricane Center to depict vulnerability of people living in coastal areas.

September 07, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


South Florida landfall could influence turn

AccuWeather reports after blasting the northern Caribbean, dangerous Hurricane Irma will turn toward the United States, potentially bringing life-threatening impacts from Florida to the Carolinas beginning this weekend.

September 07, 2017 | By Renee Duff AccuWeather meteorologist | Public Safety


Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane in recorded history could threaten Bryan County.

Just 11 months after Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc on Bryan County and Coastal Georgia, local officials are monitoring Hurricane Irma and urging residents to take steps now to prepare.

September 05, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Public Safety


Attention turns to storm in Atlantic

With former Hurricane Harvey tracking north, northeast along the Mississippi River, storm trackers are turning attention to Irma, which was upgraded to hurricane status Thursday morning.

August 31, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


I-95 interchange ramp detour set for Sunday

Drivers heading east on I-16 to I-95 north overnight Sunday should expect delays, according to the state Department of Transportation.

August 18, 2017 | Bryan County News | Public Safety


Army charges two with murder

The Army has charged two Third Infantry Division soldiers with murder under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, according to Army officials.

August 18, 2017 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | Public Safety


Heat advisory issued again today

With temperatures expected to be in the mid to upper 90s and humidity at 50 percent and climbing to 80 percent over night, the National Weather Service has issued another heat advisory for our area from noon until 7 p.m.

August 17, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


Inmate escapes from Henderson Park

A Georgia state prisoner assigned to a work detail at DeVaul Henderson Park - next to McAllister Elementary School - escaped briefly on Aug. 8, the day after school started.

August 16, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Public Safety


FBI searching for armed bank robber

The FBI is searching for the man responsible for two armed robberies on July 25 and Aug. 8 of the Wells Fargo Bank at 10422 Abercorn St. in Savannah.

August 16, 2017 | Bryan County News | Public Safety


Broke down motorist robbed at gunpoint

From Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports:

August 10, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


'Drive-by shooting' may have been in drug user's mind

From Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports:

August 04, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety


RHPD conducts traffic checkpoint

An illegal gun and drugs were among the items seized during a traffic safety checkpoint conducted recently by the Richmond Hill Police Department and other agencies.

August 02, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Public Safety


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Husband of missing woman reaches out for help

The husband of a Richmond Hill woman missing since Dec. 14 is reaching out for help from the public, saying there has been recent activity ...

January 15, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Public Safety


Apartment complex residents react to shooting death

The reaction among neighbors at Plantation Apartments Monday was mixed after a shooting death there over the weekend.

January 15, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Public Safety


Arrest made in fatal shooting

The Richmond Hill Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning at Plantation Apartments.

January 14, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Public Safety


Fatal shooting in Richmond Hill

The Richmond Hill Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning at Plantation Apartments.

January 14, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Public Safety


Law enforcement searching for missing woman

The Bryan County Sheriff's Office and other local law enforcement agencies are searching for a missing Richmond Hill woman.

January 11, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Public Safety


Four plead guilty to area bank robberies

Four people have pleaded guilty and another has been indicted for their roles in three armed robberies of a Wells Fargo Bank in Savannah and ...

January 04, 2018 | Special to the News | Public Safety


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