This is the last of a multi-part series taking a look back on 2011. What was possibly the biggest hot-button topic of the year for Bryan County, the proposed landfill in Black Creek, only recently came to closure - at least for now. But it and other highlights of 2011 showed how this community can band together for something it believes in.
After serving the city of Richmond Hill for 15 years, city manager Mike Melton was relieved of his duties at Tuesday's regularly scheduled city council meeting.
Two battalions from the Third Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team received deployment orders to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan this year.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday night at City Hall.
Several things are on the 2012 agenda for the city of Richmond Hill including a property annexation, new sidewalks, Interstate 95 interchange improvements and more.
Nestled between the tennis courts and a wooded area at the Richmond Hill Recreation Complex off of Ball Park Road, one can find Ozzy Park - a place where area skateboarders can practice and enjoy the sport any time.
Three Richmond Hill businesses in the Ford Plaza shopping center were hit by burglars early Tuesday morning.
A lot happened in 2011, around the world and close to home. Some of it was good, some wasn't. Here in Bryan County, there were stories of heartbreak and gladness, triumph and tragedy - but when the chips were down, there were stories that showed our community to be a resilient, caring place.
Residents will see some paved roads in South Bryan in the coming year, while both ends of the county will likely see improvements to recreation facilities.
A new organization in North Bryan County is helping young girls learn how to be just that – girls.
Licensed real estate agents, appraisers and brokers applying to renew their Georgia licenses after Jan. 1 must comply with new rules established by Georgia's Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011, according to the Georgia Real Estate Commission.
ATLANTA - The Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to plan carefully when hitting the highways for the Christmas and New Year's holiday travel periods. Troopers are cautioning drivers to plan for a sober designated driver if alcohol consumption will be part of the celebrations.
While many Bryan County families will gather around Christmas trees and dinner tables Sunday with family, there are some residents who will celebrate the holiday a little differently.
Christmas will be a little brighter for more than 150 underprivileged families in Bryan County after bags full of toys and gifts were handed out Monday as part of the Bryan County Children's Fund.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning about 900 acres in the northwest part of the post today, according to a news release from Fort Stewart's public affairs office.
A wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers was voluntarily dismissed Tuesday by the woman who filed it in February 2013.
A Bryan County High School teacher is under investigation by school officials.
Bryan County Schools received a district score of 83.5 in data released by the Georgia Department of Education on Monday, surpassing the state average of 75.8.
The Pembroke City Council approved a resolution Monday that officials hope will one day bring the city a new development.
Veronica Barth asked the Richmond Hill City Council at its meeting Tuesday night to use its best judgment to protect property values if it ultimately approves a commercial development behind the A-1 Motel on Highway 17.
A man indicted for boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused the August death of Shana Crozier, 25, remains in Bryan County Jail after he was denied bond Thursday.
Advance voting for the May 20 general primary will run April 28-May 16 at the Bryan County voter-registration office, 151 S. College St. in Pembroke, and at the Bryan County Administration building, 66 Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive in Richmond Hill.
A Wednesday afternoon wreck on Highway 119 on Fort Stewart has left one man dead and caused two other injuries, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.
Bryan County Administrator Ray Pittman announced Monday he plans on stepping down this summer as the county's top appointed official.
Richmond Hill -- Please join the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests for the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Game Changers Health and Fitness Center, on Tuesday, April 22nd. The ground breaking ceremony will begin at 10:00 am.
Despite a report to the contrary in the Federal Register, unincorporated Bryan County is compliant with requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program, according to a press release issued Monday by Bryan's planning and zoning department.
Under bright blue skies and balmy temperatures, hundreds of local children got an early start on gathering their Easter candy when they scooped up more than 13,000 candy-filled eggs at the Consumed Church on Longwood Blvd.
State transportation board member Ann Purcell talked road projects Monday as keynote speaker at a breakfast launching Georgia Cities Week in Richmond Hill.
Bryan County Adminstrator Ray Pittman is resigning effective July 11. Pittman's resignation was accepted by the Bryan County Board of Commissioners at a brief called meeting Monday afternoon at the county's administrative building in South Bryan.