The sound of dogs barking was very likely music to Wendy Bolton's ears Wednesday afternoon.
Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to raise water and sewer rates for the city's roughly 4,800 customers beginning in January, blaming the increases on state mandates and a potential shortfall of $25 million in the city's coffers in a decade.
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that burned a home and at 45 Meadows Road on Monday morning in south Bryan County, Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell said.
By now, chances are you have heard of Mike Viti, the former Army fullback and West Point graduate, a member of the United State Military Academy's class of 2008 who won a Bronze star while serving as an artillery officer in Afghanistan.
Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall to discuss a proposed revision to the Richmond Hill Plantation master plan regarding property at the corner of Port Royal Road and Sterling Links Way.
Richmond Hill native Derrick Smith has replaced Steve Croy as chairman of the Development Authority of Bryan County.
Bryan County Schools introduced its school-level teachers of the year Thursday night at the Bryan County Board of Education meeting at Richmond Hill Middle School.
More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.
The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
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.
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.
A proposed attendance area for McAllister Elementary has been announced. Here's a link to an interactive map of the proposal
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
Richmond Hill High School won its season basketball opener Saturday night, beating Wayne County 64-26.
South Bryan residents crowded the meeting room of the Bryan County Board of Commisisoners on Thursday to learn more about the I-95 interchange at Belfast Keller Road.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, members of the Bryan County Board of Education had extra reason to be thankful at Thursday night's meeting at Bryan County High School in Pembroke.
Freshmen in Morrie Shelkoff's honors government class at Bryan County High School got a chance Tuesday to interview U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, during a morning Skype session in the school's media center.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host a job fair to fill a number of positions with Caesarstone Technology at its new $120 million manufacturing facility with the latest technology located in Richmond Hill. The recruitment will be Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar St.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted to update the city's "brand" Tuesday night, approving by a unanimous vote a new city logo modeled after the Ogeechee River's famous -- at least to locals -- Seven Mile Bend.
The 15th annual John Stevens-Good Ol' Boys Santa Scramble raised nearly $18,000 for the Bryan County Children's Fund.
Freddy Howell, director of Bryan County Emergency Services. completed the year-long 2014 Georgia EMS Directors and Management Leadership course on Nov. 6 in a ceremony in Statesboro.
Georgia DOT announces Bryan County will be holding a Public Information Open House meeting to discuss the proposed Belfast Keller Road Interchange on I-95 in Bryan County.
Using maps, charts, numbers and plenty of slides, Bryan County Board of Education members and school officials spent nearly 90 minutes Thursday night trying to figure out which kids will attend the new McAllister Elementary when it opens next fall.
As Chandler Newman and Chaise Parker got ready to sign their national letters of intent Thursday afternoon, Wildcats baseball coach Stacy Bennett called the crowd that filled the Richmond Hill High School media center Wednesday a testament to the seniors.
Hundreds gathered for separate events Tuesday at J.F. Gregory Park to say thanks to veterans and honor the memory of Marine Capt. Matthew Freeman, who was killed Aug. 7, 2009 in Afghanistan.
Bob Proctor was among a number of Vietnam veterans to get a welcome home Tuesday during a Veterans Day observance at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.