The Bryan County Board of Education will hold a public forum to discuss staggering school start times Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m. The forum will be held at the Carver Elementary multipurpose room in Richmond Hill.
A hearing was held Thursday on a lawsuit filed against two of the county's top law enforcement officers.
DARIEN - A Townsend man was wounded Tuesday night after leading police on a high-speed chase through two counties.
A hearing on a lawsuit filed against Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe and Sheriff Clyde Smith will be heard by Bryan County Superior Court Judge David Cavender on Thursday at 9 am.
Bryan County career and volunteer fire personnel will soon see an increase in pay and a different work schedule thanks to an affirmative vote by Bryan County commissioners.
Hendrix Park's first annual Sports, Arts and Music Festival May 2 was a success, organizer Bryan Woods said.
The Bryan County Commission discussed plans Tuesday to handle a swine flu outbreak if it were to hit Bryan County.
Dear Editor I would like to comment on the item on page five of the April 29 issue of the Bryan County News. I find it incredible that someone can put the title "Columnist" by their name (Bill Shipp) who doesn't do any research and only uses his feelings. He stated "Deadly shootings are occurring with greater frequency;" however, a simple Google search will show that the U.S. murder ...
Dear Editor, For several years now, residents and local government officials have discussed the growing need for interstate access at Belfast Siding Road. The proposed interchange would offer yet one more oasis constructed along the 900-mile stretch of I-95 that would allow both people traveling and truckers hauling goods the opportunity to stop, rest, refuel, eat and possibly spend the night while on their journey north or south on that major ...
Dear Editor, Mr. Pisano's article of May 2 seems to state that 'we don't want that kind of retail here,' and 'shop local.' In the 12 years that I have lived in this county, I have seen many articles espousing the same concepts, and I have noticed that not one of those articles was written by a mother who had the responsibility of purchasing the food, clothing and consumables for a ...
Dear Editor: After thinking about the events that have taken place since that shameful day in Bryan County, Tuesday, April 14, 2009, when a young man was beaten by law enforcement officers, four others were arrested (including an 81 year old grandmother), and some of the officers received minor injuries, I felt I should voice my opinion. As I see it, this was a sad situation for Bryan County and ...
Dear Editor: On Monday, a Savannah newspaper's front page had three pictures and a story about a huge hamburger. It has three 1 pound patties (with the works) and comes with a pound of fries. The deal is that if it could all be eaten in a certain time, it's free. This horrible American obsession of eating as big a plate as possible was splattered all over the front page, ...
Only a handful of people know what happened on April 14, when law enforcement officers -- including newly appointed Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe -- and a handful of North Bryan residents were involved in an incident that led to several arrests and the use of considerable force against Tommy Lee Williams, one of those arrested.
After months of planning and coordinating, the Hendrix Park Youth Recreation Association is playing host to their first Annual Hendrix Park Sports, Arts & Music Festival.
For many on Fort Stewart, Col. Terry Ferrell is best known for his smile and his relentless love for soldiers.
If Congress and the federal government are really serious about holding down costs and lowering the deficit, then they will reject any idea by the State Department to build an all-new training facility for its personnel and staff in Blackstone, Va. It will instead turn all training functions and responsibilities over to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club's G-Team recently spent a day of refreshing the landscaping at the Richmond Hill Public Library. They weeded, trimmed shrubs, added mulch and planted pansies in the pots at the entrance. Maintaining the library's landscaping is one of the garden club's ongoing projects.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
Each Sunday in December, including Christmas Eve, candles are lit in celebration of Advent. This past Sunday was the first day when only one candle was lit.
Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? I remember receiving a phone call from my mom many years ago. It was sometime in August, just before school was to start. We were about three minutes into the conversation when she said to me in a very excited tone, "I've finished my Christmas shopping!"
The Bible tells us many things about Jesus.
The South Bryan County Fire Department will be helping Santa and his elves visit Richmond Hill neighborhoods to meet with local children and collect toys for those in need.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning this month.
Thursday was an unseasonably warm December night, even by the Georgia coast's usually balmy standards.
LUDIWICI - Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
It was a mixed bag Tuesday night for Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School, as far as home openers go. The Lady Wildcats (2-1) knocked off Liberty County 46-39 behind 15 points from Keeara Jackson and 10 from Hannah Riley. The boys, meanwhile, fell 68-42 to the Panthers. Daniel Wilder was the only Wildcat in double figures. In Pembroke, the Redskins took on McIntosh County Academy in 2-AA acation. The boys' fell ...
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.