The Bryan County Children's Fund made Christmas brighter for 450 children from 250 families in 2014. None of it would have been possible without those who pitched in to help in one form or another.
St. Anne Catholic Church's new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary is well on the road to completion, and Father Joe Smith couldn't be more pleased with the way things have gone so far.
One day, Lily, Mae, Samford and Griffin Armitage will be old enough to understand the impact their simultaneous arrivals have had on Sherri and Paul Armitage's lives.
The 15-year-old put in a medically induced coma Tuesday after the car she was riding in was struck by a school bus is now in stable condition and responsive, according to the Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the crash.
The Richmond Hill Police and the Georgia State Patrol are investigating a Tuesday afternoon wreck that involved a school bus.
Pembroke city council is reportedly set to name Guyton Police Chief Randy Alexander as Pembroke's new chief of police.
Richmond Hill City Councilwoman Jan Bass is going for a second term, according to Facebook.
Richmond Hill couple Paul and Sherri Armitage are beginning 2015 with a bang, having brought home quadruplets Dec. 31, according to various media and internet reports.
Here's a look back at some of the stories that made headlines in Bryan County in 2014.
Richmond Hill High School may one day have its own online retail store where students, teachers and community members can buy anything from clothing to student-produced art, if businesses classes taught at the school keep turning theory into practice.
From Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
Bryan County Emergency Services will hold its second annual "Biggest Loser" contest beginning next month.
Even when one can't see plastic litter on the beach at Tybee Island, there's a good chance there's plastic litter on the beach. Or in it.
From Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith said Tuesday his department is investigating a deputy's shooting of a Groveland man's dog Sunday during an animal complaint call.
The environmental advocacy group One Hundred Miles is chartering a bus to take area residents to Atlanta in February to talk to legislators about issues facing the Georgia coast.
Barber Nicolas Martinez has been cutting hair in Richmond Hill for weeks now, putting skills he learned in the Marines to good use by giving something back to those less fortunate.
An accident involving a tractor trailer and passenger vehicle Wednesday evening shut down Interstate 95 North.
A Richmond Hill man was killed Tuesday morning at his place of employment when he became wedged between two trailers.
A stolen cell phone recently landed an armed-robbery suspect in jail after the alleged thief engaged in texts with police.
WaterWays Township welcomed more new families and achieved more community milestones in 2014 than any other year since its inception.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1 – Jan. 24.
The below incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Mathew Suddath expected a small party for his 90th birthday, but his family surprised him by inviting soldiers to participate in a ceremony to honor his military service. The celebration was held Saturday at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill.
A Richmond Hill dog had quite an adventure earlier this week.
Taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
Richmond Hill's city council won't hold a special called meeting next week to discuss a contract on Project Honey, a Development Authority of Bryan County codename for an effort to bring more jobs and investment at Belfast Commerce Centre.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council tabled a developer's request Tuesday night to move ahead with plans for a new subdivision in Richmond Hill Plantation off Sterling Links Way, citing concerns over what sort of homes national builder D.R. Horton will construct in the development which is to be called The Links at Ways Station.
Following Wednesday night's bust of a meth lab in Pembroke, authorities have announced that Rodney Shuman, 44, is wanted in connection with trafficking methamphetamine and possessing a fire arm by a convicted felon. He is also charged with two counts of aggravated assault, according to Bryan County Sheriff's Office Detective Donnie Thomas.
It's called Project Honey by the Development Authority of Bryan County, and local officials have alluded to it in the past at meetings. Here's a link to a story that includes mention of the project, which apparently could bring more than 100 jobs and $100 million in investment to the Belfast Commerce Centre: http://www.bryancountynews.net/archives/34772/