Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp said.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp stopped in Bryan County on Tuesday to visit the County Elections Office in Pembroke as well as the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.
When one thinks of international travel and electronic sleuthing, it is unlikely that Richmond Hill and Bryan County come to mind. However, this past week, that is exactly what happened.
Police are trying to locate two Richmond Hill teens reported missing by their families, according to Richmond Hill Police Lt. Dana Strickland.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp will be in Bryan County today. He will be at the Bryan County Elections office around 11:30 a.m., according to spokesman Matt Carruthers, then Kemp will visit the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce at 1 p.m.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a called meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The council will consider planning and zoning requests from Denny's Restaurant, Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, 32 Degress and more. The council will also meet in closed session to discuss civil action 2010-V-877, as well as an ante litem notice regarding Sydney Layne Sanders.
Richmond Hill Rotarians got an in-depth look Thursday at the use and history of special purpose local option sales tax dollars in Bryan County during the club's weekly meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.
After a decision made by The Wilderman Group to eliminate a position at the Richmond Hill City Center, former director and executive chef Kermit Griffin is no longer with the facility.
Qualifying for municipal elections came to a close at 4:30 p.m. Friday, and the latter part of the week brought several incumbents, a previous council member and a political newcomer into the ring for Pembroke City Council.
Hurricane Katia is expected to develop into a major storm over the next few days, but forecasters say it is still too early to say if it will threaten Coastal Georgia.
Qualifying for municipal elections in Pembroke and Richmond Hill began Monday, and several newcomers and incumbents have already qualified.
While the Mid Atlantic through Northeast mops up after Hurricane Irene swept the area last week, hurricane experts in Florida have turned attention to Tropical Storm Katia, which was upgraded from a tropical depression Monday night.
The removal of a centuries-old oak tree in Blitchton by the Georgia Department of Transportation began earlier this week to make room for future improvements to the intersection of highways 280 and 80.
In November, the cities of Richmond Hill and Pembroke will both host municipal elections, and the first step begins Monday with qualifying in both cities.
Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain Friday ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts.
Another development in Richmond Hill for senior citizens is a step closer to reality.
For Pembroke Street Superintendent Jim Pollett, an old oak tree gracing the downtown park is an important part of the present in part because of what it says about the past.
The Richmond Hill woman charged in the 2012 wrong-way crash that killed a Bryan County Sheriff's deputy has reportedly agreed to plead guilty, but the charges she will plea to are unclear.
Wendy Sims is looking for about a dozen volunteers in North Bryan.
Two school board members were the last to qualify for the 2014 general election.
A challenger and five incumbents, including Bryan County School Board Chairman Eddie Warren, were the first to qualify to run for local office in the November 2014 general elections.
The Richmond Hill Police Department is warning residents of a scam in which callers claiming to be law enforcement officers tell those they call they'll go to jail for outstanding warrants unless they send money to the officers.
Six candidates made it official Monday.
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Pembroke celebrated Arbor Day on Friday a bit later than planned, but that didn't dampen spirits as Mayor Mary Warnell welcomed guests, including members of the Pembroke Garden Club, volunteers who serve on various city committees and boards, and city employees.
After days of rumors, conjecture and finger-pointing, the office investigating last week's fatal train accident in Wayne County has issued a preliminary report.
Rain held off just long enough Friday morning for Richmond Hill to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day with a brief ceremony in J.F. Gregory Park.
Frank Biezenbos has driven Highway 144 just about every day for the past 19 years.
The public works company Operations Management International has dropped its $2 million lawsuit against Richmond Hill, a mere two months after it was filed.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking input on the proposed widening of Highway 144 from Timber Trail Road to south of Belfast River Road in Bryan County and will hold a public hearing from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bryan County Administrative Complex in Richmond Hill.