Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to buy 24.75 acres in the Cherokee Village area for $69,000 in hopes of easing what councilman Russ Carpenter termed "major drainage problems" in the neighborhood while also becoming part of the city's master plan for sidewalks and walking trails.
Early voting in runoff elections begins today.
Firefighter/EMT John Middleton has been named the "Employee of the Quarter" for the second quarter of 2014, according to Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell.
The Black Hawk Patrol from Troop 141 headed to summer camp June 15 for a week at Camp Frank G. Lumpkin in LaGrange, Georgia and met 18 other troops from Georgia, Florida and Alabama. Troop 141 came home with numerous honors, including three scoutmaster awards, four out of five campsite inspection awards, best gateway award, and the honor troop award, which is considered to be the hardest award to achieve. These were accomplished by four adults and seven boys from Pembroke, a group beat out all others, many of which had 15-30 Scouts in addition to their leaders. The Scouts ...
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The city of Richmond Hill will sponsor an Independence Day celebration from 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5, in J F Gregory Park. Live music will be performed by The Tams, and food will be available.
Poodle skirts, June Cleaver look-alikes, rolled-up jeans and scarves tied around necks were in plentiful supply at the Richmond Hill Garden Club's recent spring luncheon held at Bubba's Bistro.
Scholarships were given, awards were received and new officers were installed at the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual induction meeting Thursday night at theCityCenter.
Good news for property owners: members of the Bryan County Board of Education said they won't hike the millage rate this year.
Bryan County Schools recently got some good news from the state. The following is a BCS press release sent Thursday:
Seven former officers of First National Bank of Savannah were sentenced during three days of hearings last week before United States District Court Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood.
Richmond Hill's busiest intersection will soon be getting some curb appeal, thanks in part to a $50,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Bryan County's top accountant will also be its top appointed leader beginning July 1, after county commissioners appointed Chief Financial Officer John Grotheer as interim county administrator at the board's June meeting.
Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler was elected to the Board of Directors for the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during the association's annual meeting in Savannah June 24.
The city of Richmond Hill will hold three public hearings beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, June 23, at city hall, 30 Richard R. Davis Drive.
The pavilion at JF Gregory Park was filled on Saturday morning with visitors to the Richmond Hill Garden Club's annual pumpkin patch. The event featured plenty of pumpkins, games, prizes, treats, a pumpkin fairy and photo stations. For a full story on the festivities and more photos, see Thursday's Bryan County News.
A game some say dates back at least 1,500 years is helping Richmond Hill kids learn everything from math to map reading.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will hold a called meeting at 5 p.m. Monday to discuss "water issues and Development Authority Issues," according to the notice sent Friday afternoon.
First Bank of Coastal Georgia in Pembroke supporting breast cancer awareness by purchasing and wearing Bryan County Emergency Service pink t-shirts. The staff will be wearing their pink t-shirts every Friday throughout the month of October.
With an abundance of prayer and then a flip of shovels, Richmond Hill's St. Anne Catholic Church broke ground on its future during a ceremony Thursday evening at the site where the new 26,000-square foot sanctuary will be constructed.
Three people were injured in a multiple vehicle accident around 2:30 p.m. today on Highway 144 East on Fort Stewart after a head-on collision earlier this afternoon. One person was air lifted to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah and two were taken to Winn Army Community Hospital, according to Fort Stewart public affairs officer Maj. Matthew Fontaine.