STATESBORO - Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson, a 40-year insurance-industry veteran, has announced her candidacy for state insurance commissioner.
This year is the first time Richmond Hill resident Marty Martinez has used the Christmas tree recycling program in J.F. Gregory Park, but it won't be his last.
Georgia's 2014 elections will most likely start two months earlier than in past statewide election seasons, with a general primary May 20, instead of in July. Candidates – including those for six local seats in Bryan County – will need to qualify March 3-7.
The Downtown Development Authority of Pembroke has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial distict revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Every year has its big stories, and 2013 was no different in that regard in Bryan County, where Richmond Hill not only got a new industrial park, but also a new tenant for it - and took substantial steps towards getting another I-95 interchange.
Bryan County families should look for big recreational gains in 2014, according to County Administrator Ray Pittman, as both ends of the county should get some hot weather relief when splash parks are installed later next summer in Hendrix and Henderson Parks.
The public works giant Operations Management International Inc. is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, alleging the city breached its contract when deciding to end its relationship with OMI in the middle of a five-year agreement.
SAVANNAH -- Police here are investigating after human remains were found in a west Chatham County park Friday morning.
According to online media reports, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., is drawing Georgia residents' ire for suggesting that children who qualify for free lunches at public schools should do janitorial work to help them learn that there's "no such thing as a free lunch."
The public works management company OMI is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, claiming the city's decision end its relationship with the company is a breach of contract.
Bryan County may look for a way to convince developers to construct homes on larger lots during a county commission workshop next month at the Administrative Complex in Richmond Hill.
Last season was a good one for the Richmond Hill High School wrestling program, which had its first ever state runner-up in Ethan Wampler, the area's top wrestler who came within a match of winning the 120-pound title in Class AAAAA.
Richmond Hill has agreed to a $150,000 settlement with an engineering firm it fired nearly two years ago regarding the design of the planned wastewater treatment facility.
Richmond Hill just got about 30 feet taller, after City Council members unanimously approved Wednesday a request by an architectural group for a variance in the city's building code to allow an 86-foot bell tower.
Voters here may one-day be asked again to approve a penny sales tax for local road improvements if a Bryan County Board of Commissioners resolution gets any traction at the state level.
Editor's note: Vy is the 2014 valedictorian of Richmond Hill High School and is freelancing this summer for the Bryan County News before she heads off to Rice.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners has narrowed down its list of finalists for the job of county administrator to three.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, senior pastor at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Pembroke and the president of the Georgia NAACP, testified June 25 before a Senate committee on the voting rights act.
A few shots of Richmond Hill's July 4 celebration Saturday at J.F. Gregory.
Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters put out a structure fire at an Ellabell home Sunday.