Christmas carols and bright lights filled the downtown area of Pembroke on Saturday afternoon when the city hosted its 28th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony near the Pembroke Police Department.
South Bryan residents got an early taste of the Christmas spirit over the weekend when the city hosted its annual Chili Cook-Off and Hometown Holiday Parade followed by the Offshore Outlaws' annual Christmas on the Ogeechee Boat Parade.
Noah Covington won the District 1 county commission seat Tuesday night by outpolling incumbent Joe Kendrick by a 356-126 margin in a runoff election.
ATHENS - Cecil Stafford of Long County and James R. "Bob" Monroe of McIntosh County have been elected as supervisors on the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District Board, the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission announced.
ATHENS - U.S. Department of Agriculture State Director Quinton Robinson on Tuesday announced the closure of the Georgia Rural Development Area Six area office in Baxley, which has served the Southeast region of Georgia for more than three decades.
A group of Revolutionary War re-enactors expressed gratitude for their forefathers Nov. 17 at Fort Morris State Historic Site's annual Come & Take It! encampment.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp is stepping down from her post after 10 years of working to protect the Ogeechee River basin.
A fence located in a drainage easement drew some discussion at Tuesday's Richmond Hill City Council meeting.
ATLANTA - Georgia will not create the health insurance exchanges required under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and will leave that task to federal authorities, Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday.
Residents in Pembroke can expect to see new Christmas decorations throughout the city this year, but the city is also requesting help from residents.
Georgia's leading water-protection group recently named its "Dirty Dozen" for 2012, exposing the worst offenses to Georgia's water. The sites range from an unnecessary reservoir in northeast Georgia to a tire dump in southwest Georgia.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday to hire a new fire chief for the county during its regular monthly meeting in Pembroke.
Local city officials are doing their part to spread some holiday cheer by collecting gifts for patients at Savannah's Georgia Regional Hospital as part of the 2012 Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.
Attorneys representing the Ogeechee Riverkeeper Association filed a petition for mandamus Tuesday in Screven County Superior Court, seeking to force the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to halt a textile company's discharge of wastewater into the Ogeechee River.
A fundraiser to benefit the family of Gavin Newman and Ivan Newman of Ellabell is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Dubois Park in Pembroke.
Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.
The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.
This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won't quit.
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.