A Long County teenager who authorities believe was involved in at least two home invasions in the area is still on the loose.
Between rising utility costs and shrinking incomes, more people are exploring alternate means of heating their homes. However, when folks misuse electric appliances or are careless around open flames they risk starting fires. Local fire investigators offered these tips for keeping safe this Christmas and all winter long.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power bills will jump more than $14 for average residential customers next month under a plan approved Tuesday by the state's Public Service Commission.
A fire that destroyed a Richmond Hill restaurant earlier this month also burned away jobs for a couple dozen employees, but some of those families will be able to enjoy a Christmas dinner thanks to a fishing club and other local groups.
A typical Monday was festively interrupted at the Coastal Care Center in Richmond Hill by Hinesville's Kathy Murphy.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia officials are extending the state's food shrimp harvest season by 10 days, to Jan. 10.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners agreed last week to pay for some of the repairs to Timber Trail Road in Richmond Hill – a street whose ownership has been recently disputed.
By Dick Yarbrough
By Sen. Buddy Carter
Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from Richmond Hill Elementary and Primary School students. (Letters were typed as written):
Three Richmond Hill dogs represented their hometown well Dec. 2-5 during the 2010 Savannah and Beaufort Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at the Coastal Empire Fair Grounds in Savannah.
By Don Gardner
Adrian Opper's seventh-grade chorus at Bryan County Middle School entertained the Bryan Evans Retired Educators Association on Tuesday during its monthly meeting. The school hosted the meeting and welcomed the BEREA group with a beautifully decorated room, served refreshments for members as they arrived and the chorus sang Christmas carols. Lunch was catered by the BCMS lunchroom. The BEREA thanks Principal Deborah Hamm, counselor Toni Bacon and the faculty and staff for their hospitality and making this an exceptionally great holiday experience.
ATLANTA - A state judge on Thursday rejected an air permit that allows the construction of a new coal-fired power plant in central Georgia – a decision that cheered environmentalist groups and dealt the project's developers a stinging setback.
CLAXTON - NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC distributed $36,718 in toys to three local organizations as a result of a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser" that took place Dec. 1-15.
Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.
The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.
This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won't quit.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.
The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.
I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.
Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?
For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.
Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.
TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?
An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.