ATLANTA - Bryan County Commissioner Carter Infinger recently was named as the 2012-2013 vice chairman of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee.
Looking down the road, Bryan County residents may only have one election to deal with in 2013, Elections Superintendent Sam Davis said.
Richmond Hill has several items on its agenda for 2013, but the biggest project is moving forward with a new wastewater treatment facility, according to City Manager Chris Lovell.
Our look back on 2012 in Bryan County continues as we review stories filled with happiness, celebration, heartbreak, tragedy and more. But whether good or bad, the community rallied together to show its true caring colors.
County officials elected during the November general election were sworn in recently to their new positions by Probate Judge Sam Davis.
Sapelo Island ferry users and other interested citizens are invited to review a proposed amendment to the Sapelo Island Access and Transportation Rule concerning ferry fee rates. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division, comments related to the amendment may be submitted through Jan. 7.
Plans for the Creekside development at Richmond Hill Plantation moved forward Tuesday after the Richmond Hill City Council approved several items regarding the project.
Children pressed their noses to windows and adults came outside their homes on Wednesday evening as sirens from Bryan County Fire Department Engine No. 11 blared through Live Oak and White Oak subdivisions off of Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.
Hundreds of underprivileged children in Bryan County will have a merrier Christmas after bags filled with toys were handed out Monday as part of the Bryan County Children's Fund.
The Pembroke City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $1.7 million spending plan for fiscal year 2013.
Much of Southeast Georgia, including Bryan County, has been under a tornado watch.
Bryan County officials are considering a tax allocation district near the Belfast Commerce Centre area as an option to help fund a $15 million interchange project at Interstate 95 - and are seeking legislative approval to do so.
Bryan County Family Connection spent the week preparing gifts at the community center in Pembroke as part of the Bryan County Children's Fund. The gifts will be delivered next week to hundreds of children across Bryan County who may not otherwise receive Christmas gifts.
After years of planning, the newly paved portion of Harris Trail in South Bryan opened for business Friday morning as officials opened 3.2 miles of winding blacktop expected to reduce traffic on Highway 144.
Galbreath and Sons is helping spread a little Christmas cheer this holiday season by hosting a raffle to help out a local family.
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.
Ultimately, the word "ultimatum" separated Carver Elementary spelling champ Mason Zent from his closest, competitor, Ryan Wiebold.
The Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA) announced the winners of the Science Teacher of the Year. Robert Hodgdon, a teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School, was selected as the 2015 Middle School Science Teacher of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Dr. Paul T. Brooksher, Superintendent, said, "Mr. Hodgdon is a dynamic teacher who goes above and beyond every day. From engaging lessons within the walls of the classroom to field experiences throughout the state to building phenomenal relationships with students, the GTSA could not have selected a better winner."