Boy Scout Road reopened

A portion of Boy Scout Road between Skinner Mill Road and Washington Road has reopened after crews repaired a downed powerline, authorities said this afternoon.

Someone struck the powerline early this morning with their vehicle, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s dispatcher.

At least 677 Georgia Power customers lost electricity because of the wreck, according to company spokesman Jeff Wilson.

 

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Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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