Civic and business leaders here are gearing up to celebrate the official announcement that Bryan County is being state certified as a Work Ready Community of Excellence. The announcement will be made at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Black Creek Golf Course in North Bryan.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - For the 2010-11 hunting season, Georgia reported 44 hunting incidents, 22 of which involved firearms.
Richmond Hill is getting some help from the state in funding its wastewater treatment plant upgrade and expansion.
Though all Regional Transportation Roundtable Committees throughout the state have approved their lists of projects for next year's Transportation Investment Act referendum, not everyone is in favor of the penny tax that would pay for such projects.
A first reading of ordinance changes regarding waste management districts in Bryan County was held Tuesday before a standing room-only crowd at the Dixie Harn Community Center in Pembroke at the Bryan County Commissioners' regular meeting.
Bryan County Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed was the honored patient Friday at the 2011 Waiting on a Cure luncheon at the Hilton Savannah Desoto on East Liberty Street.
Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Milton joined the Long County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday for the group's monthly breakfast.
More than 20 representatives gathered at Midway's Dorchester Academy last week to discuss preservation and cultural reclamation during the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission's fall meeting.
The Richmond Hill City Council is hoping to replace signs that were once posted at the city limits announcing the local high school's status as state champions in basketball.
Some changes may be on the way for Pembroke's alcohol ordinance regarding restaurant alcohol sales after discussion Monday at the Pembroke City Council meeting.
Hundreds of shoeboxes filled with toys, clothes and more were stacked in a corner of the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church chapel Tuesday as the Operation Christmas Child relay week began.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.
An ordinance amendment request from Atlantic Waste Services makes it way to the Bryan County Board of Commissioners this week during the board's regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dixie Harn Community Center in Pembroke.
Why did the chicken cross the road? Apparently because the wooded area between Love's Travel Center on Hwy. 144 and I-95 where it lived was removed for development.
Bryan County Fire Department officials met with several county commissioners Wednesday evening to discuss the future structure of the emergency services operations throughout the county.
Ricky McCoy spent 45 years working on roads. He's going to spend his retirement traveling them.
The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday night to approve the sale of Bryan County Elementary and a 6.59 acre site to Pembroke, a week after the city OK'd its part of the deal.
Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher said prior to a Dec. 6 forum that feedback on a proposed attendance zone for McAllister Elementary to date had positive.
Richmond Hill City Council didn't vote tonight on an ordinance to allow its fire department to charge for responses to fires and other services.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that could be the first step in the city's providing public access to the Ogeechee River for its residents.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
The Richmond Hill Exchange Club, the Senior Center and the American Red Cross will have a blood drive from
Under clear skies with the temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered a long Main Street.
History buffs are expected to descend on Richmond Hill and Fort McAllister State Historic Park beginning Thursday as the fort commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Dec. 13 1864 battle marking the end of Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's famed "March to the Sea" and helping spell the end of the Confederacy less than five months later.
Pembroke's city council dropped a couple of bombshells at Monday night's meeting.
The city of Richmond Hill on Saturday held its annual Christmas parade on and around Ford Avenue. The Friday night before, the city celebrated with a chili cook-off in J.F. Gregory Park, and later Saturday night, the lighted boat parade was held at Fort McAllister Marina. For coverage of these events and other holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.
Pembroke on Saturday officially lit the city's Christmas tree. This coming weekend, Pembroke will host the 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade & Festival from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 on Main Street and throughout the city. For coverage of all these events and more holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.
The second of three community forums on proposed attendance zone for the new McAllister Elementary school in South Bryan drew dozens of people to Richmond Hill Middle School on Thursday night.
Carver Elementary fifth-grade teacher Teresa Caldwell has been named to Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Advisory Board, it was announced Monday.
A developer has dropped a request to build multi-family homes at the corner of Sterling Links Way and Port Royal Road in Richmond Hill.