West Wheeler break-ins prompt police canvass effort


The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office will be canvassing a section of West Wheeler Parkway today following a number of residential break-ins in the area.

According to statement from police, the effort will begin at 5:30 p.m. and there will be a checkpoint at the top of West Wheeler where the residential area begins. Approximately 60 officers will be going door to door to the 1,300-plus homes passing out flyers. Maj. Scott Peebles will be the point of contact on the scene.

Flyer to be handed out to residents (.pdf)


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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