Package investigated at courthouse

Emergency responders have cleared from the federal courthouse downtown after determining a suspicious letter was not a threat.

Fire Chief Chris James said officials responded after a letter from an inmate drew suspicion.

Members of the FBI, Richmond County Fire Department, HAZMAT and Richmond County Sheriff’s Office were at the courthouse for several hours.




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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