Applause from the standing room-only crowd filled the courtroom in Pembroke on Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services.
Applause filled the courtroom at the county courthouse in Pembroke Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services. Atlantic Waste Services, who has proposed a 268-acre landfill in the Black Creek area, submitted the ordinance changes due to language in the current ordinance that prohibits a landfill from being built. <p ...
Three students from Richmond Hill are one step closer to attending U.S. Service academies after recently receiving congressional nominations from 1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.
Grand jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the November 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.
Early voting ends at 5 p.m. Friday, which means Bryan County residents still have some time to cast their votes early for the municipal and countywide elections.
Trial jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the March 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.
Local business leaders appear cautiously optimistic regarding news that the war in Iraq is ending and troops stationed there will be coming home by the end of the year.
Monday marks the final week of early voting in Bryan County, and voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to cast their ballots before Election Day for the countywide and municipal elections.
Around 50 city residents gathered Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center for a candidate forum to hear what plans City Council candidates Jan Bass and John Fesperman have for the city if elected.
Voters will have the chance to find out more about the Richmond Hill City Council candidates' plans for the city and the countywide penny tax at 6 p.m. Thursday during a candidate forum at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Although all seats on the Pembroke City Council are up for grabs this election year, voters will only see one contested seat at the polls.
As early voting continues and Election Day nears, residents in Pembroke will see several incumbents, as well as some new names, on their ballot for the Pembroke City Council.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization filed a lawsuit Friday against the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The suit claims EPD failed to protect citizens and honor their right to have input on a recent consent order against a textiles plant blamed for a massive fish kill.
Atlantic Waste Services just wants to be a good neighbor. That's what Ben Wall, vice president of the Pooler-based solid waste management company, said Monday when he told Bryan County News of the company's newest plans to work with Black Creek residents near the site of the proposed 271-acre landfill. The project has been the target of fierce opposition by residents of the Black Creek community and other parts of the county, as well as ...
The importance of the special purpose local option sales tax and its use in Bryan County is a "no brainer."
The public works giant Operations Management International Inc. is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, alleging the city breached its contract when deciding to end its relationship with OMI in the middle of a five-year agreement.
SAVANNAH -- Police here are investigating after human remains were found in a west Chatham County park Friday morning.
According to online media reports, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., is drawing Georgia residents' ire for suggesting that children who qualify for free lunches at public schools should do janitorial work to help them learn that there's "no such thing as a free lunch."
The public works management company OMI is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, claiming the city's decision end its relationship with the company is a breach of contract.
Bryan County may look for a way to convince developers to construct homes on larger lots during a county commission workshop next month at the Administrative Complex in Richmond Hill.
Last season was a good one for the Richmond Hill High School wrestling program, which had its first ever state runner-up in Ethan Wampler, the area's top wrestler who came within a match of winning the 120-pound title in Class AAAAA.
Richmond Hill has agreed to a $150,000 settlement with an engineering firm it fired nearly two years ago regarding the design of the planned wastewater treatment facility.
Richmond Hill just got about 30 feet taller, after City Council members unanimously approved Wednesday a request by an architectural group for a variance in the city's building code to allow an 86-foot bell tower.
Voters here may one-day be asked again to approve a penny sales tax for local road improvements if a Bryan County Board of Commissioners resolution gets any traction at the state level.
Dr. Earl T. Martin of Blackshear has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Citing a need to ensure enough water for future growth, Pembroke officials signed Monday to the county's new water task force.
Pembroke flipped the switch on its annual Christmas celebration last Saturday, literally.
In what has become an annual kickoff to Richmond Hill's Christmas festivities, thousands of people enjoyed the Chili Cook-Off in J. F. Gregory Park on a balmy evening Friday.
It was an unseasonably warm Saturday morning on the day of the 18th annual Richmond Hill Christmas parade, but that didn't stop thousands of people from lining Ford Avenue and other streets along the parade route in the hopes of catching an unblocked view of the procession.
John McCallum, a candidate for Congress in Georgia's 1st District, recently announced his candidacy to a crowd of more than 300 people from throughout southeast Georgia at an event at his home in Glynn County.