A group of local volunteers is doing its part to help revive and maintain marine life in the off the coast of south Bryan County.
Pembroke and Richmond Hill will show residents "Where the Action is" through activities planned as part of the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Georgia Cities Week celebration, which runs Sunday-April 27.
Dogs and their owners in South Bryan might be getting their own park following the county Board of Commissioners' decision to provide use of county land in DeVaul Henderson Park.
The parking lot of First Baptist Church in Richmond Hill was all abuzz Saturday with fire trucks, helicopters, safety exhibits and more for the 11th annual Public Safety Day hosted by the Bryan County Emergency Services and South Bryan Volunteer Firefighters Association.
Charges have been filed in the death of a North Bryan toddler killed by a pack of family dogs in Ellabell late last month.
Jimmy Cook, longtime volunteer fire chief for the city of Pembroke, said he may be retired from the position he's held since 1971, but it wasn't his decision.
A hearing has been set in the Atlantic Waste Services lawsuit that claims the Bryan County's ordinance regarding landfills is unconstitutional.
The Georgia Law Enforcement Moving Memorial was in Pembroke April 5 to unveil a new name -- Bryan County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Robert Warren Crapse, who was killed last June in a head-on collision on I-95.
Editor's note: Former Fire Chief Jimmy Cook says he was forced to retire. See a follow-up story in the April 13 edition of the News.
Charges may be filed this week in the death of a 21-month-old North Bryan toddler mauled late last month by a pack of the family's dogs.
Two teenage girls suffered injuries in a four-wheeler crash Monday in Ellabell that resulted in transportation to aSavannahtrauma center.
An overturned tractor trailer shut down an exit ramp off of Interstate 95 in Richmond Hill on Monday for more than 10 hours, according to Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing.
The following reports are from the Richmond Hill Police Department:
A moratorium on permanent signs in Richmond Hill will continue into May after a decision Tuesday from the Richmond Hill City Council.
A crowd of Glennville Rotarians attended the club's monthly meeting Wednesday to enjoy lunch, catch up on club information and hear U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson speak.
The below incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Mathew Suddath expected a small party for his 90th birthday, but his family surprised him by inviting soldiers to participate in a ceremony to honor his military service. The celebration was held Saturday at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill.
A Richmond Hill dog had quite an adventure earlier this week.
Taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
Richmond Hill's city council won't hold a special called meeting next week to discuss a contract on Project Honey, a Development Authority of Bryan County codename for an effort to bring more jobs and investment at Belfast Commerce Centre.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council tabled a developer's request Tuesday night to move ahead with plans for a new subdivision in Richmond Hill Plantation off Sterling Links Way, citing concerns over what sort of homes national builder D.R. Horton will construct in the development which is to be called The Links at Ways Station.
Following Wednesday night's bust of a meth lab in Pembroke, authorities have announced that Rodney Shuman, 44, is wanted in connection with trafficking methamphetamine and possessing a fire arm by a convicted felon. He is also charged with two counts of aggravated assault, according to Bryan County Sheriff's Office Detective Donnie Thomas.
It's called Project Honey by the Development Authority of Bryan County, and local officials have alluded to it in the past at meetings. Here's a link to a story that includes mention of the project, which apparently could bring more than 100 jobs and $100 million in investment to the Belfast Commerce Centre: http://www.bryancountynews.net/archives/34772/
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.
The occasionally scary intersection at Highway 144 and Belfast River Road could one day be the site of a traffic roundabout, it seems.
Pembroke got a new police chief Monday night when council members appointed former Guyton chief Randy Alexander as the city's new top cop.
Beginning this weekend, Bryan County residents can buy alcohol in the unincorporated parts of the county on Sunday after members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners approved a second reading of the ordinance allowing such sales.
Pembroke City Council named Randy Alexander as police chief at Monday night's meeting. Alexander spent the past nine years as Guyton's police chief and establishedd the city's first police department, according to a press release.
As Bryan County Schools administrators continue to work on a proposed attendance area for the new McAllister Elementary, some Dunham Marsh parents still feel left out in the cold.
The following is a press release from Bryan County Schools on Thursday night's forum at Richmond Hill Middle School.