ATLANTA - A major storm dumped 6 to 8 inches of snow in the north Georgia mountains, with 3 to 6 inches in metro Atlanta, closing down schools, local government operations and even the state Supreme Court on Monday.
Lorenzo Ross' last-second steal and layup off the glass gave Richmond Hill a 48-46 win Friday night over visiting Liberty County in a Region 2A-AAAA matchup..
The Richmond Hill High School wrestling team will try to pin down a trip to the state team tournament today when they take part in qualifying matches at Effingham County High School. The Wildcats need to finish second to advance.
A Midway police officer found a missing Alzheimer's patient at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at a truck stop in Liberty County.
Effective Jan. 17, the speed limit on Georgia Highway 144 West and 119 will change from 55 mph to 45 mph.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank, a locally owned and operated community bank headquartered in Savannah, recently launched new mobile banking and text message banking services.
ATLANTA - Gov.-elect Nathan Deal has named a political supporter to oversee many of his assets while he's in office and has restructured more than $1 million in personal debt remaining from a failed family business venture.
I'm your personal, handy, dandy film critic. I hope you're having a very happy New Year. I aim to start 2011 off right with a review of a must-see comedy called "City Island."
SPRINGFIELD - A Georgia man convicted of killing his brother and father with a shotgun has been sentenced to life in prison by an Effingham County judge.
FRANKLIN SPRINGS - The state Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is considering charging admission for visitors to some popular natural areas.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America is rolling out a pilot program in three states that will offer its customers menu of checking accounts with a variety of fee options.
AUGUSTA - A man accused of posing as a uniformed Army soldier at a Georgia military base in a ruse that got him access to high-tech gear pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of impersonating a soldier and two federal gun crimes.
ATLANTA - The White House is trying again to get two Georgia attorneys appointed to the federal bench.
ATLANTA (AP) - A key Georgia lawmaker said Wednesday the state should consider legislation that could keep the children of illegal immigrants born in the United States from being granted automatic citizenship.
COLUMBUS - A Columbus attorney is preparing to become Georgia's next inspector general.
Editor, Our country is in a precarious position. Our government is intruding in our personal lives, and our religions are under attack. The government is ignoring the invasion from south of the border, as well as the dangers imposed by ISIS and other terrorist groups.
Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post.
Last week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
Editor, Those of you familiar with the Long County School System are aware of the student growth and financial struggles faced by our system for many years. We are a low-wealth system, ranked 171st out of 180 school systems. Our students and teachers presently occupy many classrooms built in 1951 or earlier. The hardships we have faced have been many, but with the dedication of previous and present boards, superintendents, administrators, teachers and staff, we have survived.
A fatal wreck Saturday afternoon on Highway 301 in Long County appears to have ties to an incident that occurred at a Richmond Hill hotel earlier that day.
More than 4,800 water and sewer customers in Richmond Hill will see their bills go up again in January if the city follows through on measures aimed at helping pay for a new $24 million wastewater treatment plant.
School officials say Bryan County High School band director Wade Eggleston has resigned.
Yes, I know that I am, occasionally, prone to embellishment. But trust me when I say this is the law and the gospel: I have a longtime friend who only calls me when someone dies. Most times, I know the person, but sometimes I don't have a clue the person ever existed.
Please join the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests for Elmgren's Services Garden Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House, Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th. The open house will run both days from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 10 a.m. on Friday.
Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop on operating budgets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. That will be followed by a public hearing on a water and sewer study.
Paige Shuman was named Bryan County High School homecoming queen on Friday night.
Bryan County 4-H members Jasmine Tapper and Christian Shellman, front, along with Bryan County 4-H director Trish West, attended the most recent meeting of the Bryan County Commission. There, they got an opportunity to have their photo taken with Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed and commissioners Jimmy Henderson, Wade Price, Carter Infinger, Steve Myers and Noah Covington.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Operation Rising Star
This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.