The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, senior pastor at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Pembroke and the president of the Georgia NAACP, testified June 25 before a Senate committee on the voting rights act.
A few shots of Richmond Hill's July 4 celebration Saturday at J.F. Gregory.
Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters put out a structure fire at an Ellabell home Sunday.
Members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill worked hard to celebrate the ground breaking of the new handicapped accessible path at the De Vaul Henderson Park and to help clear land for the construction of the Bryan County Bark Park July 3.
The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has approved a request by NOAA Fisheries to allow limited harvest of red snapper in the federal waters of the South Atlantic.
Richmond Hill High School coach Levi Sybert has built the school's track and field and cross country programs into area powerhouses since he arrived in 2007.
Six months ago the roof leaked, paint was peeling and nobody would have wanted to spend the night there. Fast forward six months and a $220,000 renovation to Richmond Hill's fire station #1 on Ford Avenue has turned a one-time sow's ear into a silk purse.
Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to buy 24.75 acres in the Cherokee Village area for $69,000 in hopes of easing what councilman Russ Carpenter termed "major drainage problems" in the neighborhood while also becoming part of the city's master plan for sidewalks and walking trails.
The 3rd infantry division band, "the Rhythm of the Marne," put on a free concert for a packed Pembroke First Baptist Church at the city's annual Fourth of July salute "Celebrating the Fourth with the Third on the 1st," Tuesday.
The Pembroke First Baptist Church held its annual "Celebrating the Fourth with the 3rd on the 1st" Tuesday, at 5 p.m. Not only did the 3rd Infantry Division band perform, but soldiers past and present and their families were honored.
The first named storm of the 2014 Hurricane Season is now a hurricane, according to a Thursday morning update from Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell.
Editor's note: Though Armstrong Atlantic's graduation was in May, this release announcing graduates was only recently received.
A Richmond High School junior took home second place in the Certiport 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S National Competition last month.
The Bryan County Emergency Services honored one of its own last week when it renamed South Bryan Volunteer Fire Station No. 3 on Highway 144, the Chief Mike Smith Volunteer Fire Station #3. Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell called it a fitting tribute to a man who has dedicated his life to serving others.
With fireworks going off on Tybee Thursday, the River Street fireworks extravaganza happening on Friday, and Richmond Hill's celebration Saturday there are plenty of options for those looking to commemorate our nation's independence this Fourth of July weekend.
The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.
Backers of the Bryan County Bark Park announced Tuesday the park will open in October during the nonprofit group's celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales restaurant.
The Exchange Club's "Covenant of Service" ends with the words "to serve in unity with those seeking better conditions, better understandings, and greater opportunities for all."
Izzy Marsh's three run blast helped power Richmond Hill High School to a 9-0 win over Bradwell Institute Tuesday in Hinesville.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.
At 2:37 p.m. this past Wednesday I received a phone call that one of my staff members had been shot. I did what most people who receive a phone call like that do: I said, "say that again."
Area area law-enforcement agencies are asking for the public's help in finding the person believed to be responsible for several Sunday morning robberies in Hinesville, Claxton, Bryan County and Flemington.
A Savannah television station has reported Bryan County's probation office is under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. WSAV3 reports Sheriff Clyde Smith as saying the investigation concerns a former employee and missing money.
Two Savannah men have been arrested in connection with the Aug. 20 shooting of a Suites at Station Exchange employee in Richmond Hill, but neither has been charged with the actual shooting, Richmond Hill Police Chief Billy Reynolds said Tuesday.
A raging wildfire burned multiple South Bryan homes, a tanker truck exploded --- seemed just about everything that could go wrong did Saturday at a tony South Bryan neighborhood.
The South Bryan County Recreation Department has been named the top rec department in Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2, beating out 27 other agencies.
Suites at Station Exchange Director Rich DeLong said Thursday that the Wednesday shooting that injured one of the facility's workers brought out the best in the facility's employees.
The Swinging Medallions will play Oct. 17 at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers say.
A draft of the state's upcoming road projects, including several in Bryan County, is now online and available for public review.
Christine Carter starts her work day at 8 a.m. by making sure the windows at Richmond Hill High School's west campus are clean.