The ranks of the Richmond Hill Fire Department grew Tuesday as three new firefighters were sworn in by Mayor Harold Fowler at the City Council meeting.
Though both are headed for a runoff in July, Jack Kingston and Buddy Carter proved the top vote-getters in Bryan County for their respective races.
It appears there will be runoffs in both parties in the race for the District 1 Congressional seat.
UPDATE: According to the Secretary of State website unofficial results, Rick Gardner is the clear winner of the county commission District 5 seat with more than 58 percent of the vote (or 225 votes) to Jimmy Henderson's more than 41 percent (or 161 votes).
The only contested race is for the Bryan County Board of Commissioners' District 5 seat currently held by Jimmy Henderson.
The county's two new elementary schools could cost a combined $36.6 million to build after the Bryan County Board of Education approved guaranteed maximum prices for the projects at Thursday's meeting at Bryan County Elementary School.
If early voting turnout numbers are any indication, Bryan County poll workers may have been lonelier than the Maytag repairman in commercials of old.
A Richmond Hill man has been indicted May 7 by a federal grand jury on child pornography charges.
The last time Georgia's coast was evacuated for a hurricane was in 1999 - and to put it bluntly, it was a mess.
ATLANTA - District 1 state Sen. Buddy Carter, R- Pooler, has received an A-plus grade on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's 2014 legislative scorecard.
Bryan County Schools and the Bryan County Sheriff's Department have turned over the findings of their investigation into a former Bryan County High School teacher who recently resigned over allegations involving improper conduct at an away cross country meet in November.
Workers were seen busy at the intersection of highways 144 and 17 in Richmond Hill late Monday night, and a DOT spokesperson confirmed construction on a dedicated right turn only lane at the intersection is under way. Most of the work will be done at night. The project is expected to cost about $77,000 and take about 60 days to complete, if weather permits.
A legislative update heard by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Advisory Council was received with quiet outrage during the CAC's spring meeting Wednesday morning at the Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative headquarters on Highway 17 in Midway.
Richmond Hill City Manager Chris Lovell addressed the Richmond Hill Lions Club at its monthly meeting April 24 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Maybe Bryan County's estimated 20,000 registered voters are waiting until the last minute. Maybe they haven't made their minds up yet. Maybe it's just too early.
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.
Scammers are seemingly everywhere these days, and Richmond Hill Church of Christ Minister Riley Nelson said he's had four calls recently from people with the same scam – an offer of a $9000 grant, he said.
Richmond Hill High School senior chorus member Donovan Nally called it a 12 on a scale of 1 to 10. Junior Sarah Furlong said it was "awesome."
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that an autopsy revealed James Michael Bragg died of a gunshot wound during an altercation Friday night on Lincoln Circle in Kilkinney..