Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp said.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp stopped in Bryan County on Tuesday to visit the County Elections Office in Pembroke as well as the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.
When one thinks of international travel and electronic sleuthing, it is unlikely that Richmond Hill and Bryan County come to mind. However, this past week, that is exactly what happened.
Police are trying to locate two Richmond Hill teens reported missing by their families, according to Richmond Hill Police Lt. Dana Strickland.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp will be in Bryan County today. He will be at the Bryan County Elections office around 11:30 a.m., according to spokesman Matt Carruthers, then Kemp will visit the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce at 1 p.m.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a called meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The council will consider planning and zoning requests from Denny's Restaurant, Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, 32 Degress and more. The council will also meet in closed session to discuss civil action 2010-V-877, as well as an ante litem notice regarding Sydney Layne Sanders.
Richmond Hill Rotarians got an in-depth look Thursday at the use and history of special purpose local option sales tax dollars in Bryan County during the club's weekly meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.
After a decision made by The Wilderman Group to eliminate a position at the Richmond Hill City Center, former director and executive chef Kermit Griffin is no longer with the facility.
Qualifying for municipal elections came to a close at 4:30 p.m. Friday, and the latter part of the week brought several incumbents, a previous council member and a political newcomer into the ring for Pembroke City Council.
Hurricane Katia is expected to develop into a major storm over the next few days, but forecasters say it is still too early to say if it will threaten Coastal Georgia.
Qualifying for municipal elections in Pembroke and Richmond Hill began Monday, and several newcomers and incumbents have already qualified.
While the Mid Atlantic through Northeast mops up after Hurricane Irene swept the area last week, hurricane experts in Florida have turned attention to Tropical Storm Katia, which was upgraded from a tropical depression Monday night.
The removal of a centuries-old oak tree in Blitchton by the Georgia Department of Transportation began earlier this week to make room for future improvements to the intersection of highways 280 and 80.
In November, the cities of Richmond Hill and Pembroke will both host municipal elections, and the first step begins Monday with qualifying in both cities.
Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain Friday ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts.
It seems the students in Richmond Hill High School's Class of 2014 won't be receiving their diplomas in the Savannah Civic Center, members of the Bryan County Board of Education learned at a Thursday workshop.
Voters can find out where Republican candidates running for key state and federal offices stand at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Coastal Candidate Forum in Richmond Hill.
Consider it a community brainstorming session. Think of it as a think tank. Or just call it what it is, the second annual Bryan County Community Wide Strategic Planning Retreat, a two-day affair that gets under way Tuesday morning at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Pembroke Clerk of Works Ricky McCoy made a big announcement at Monday's city council meeting: the city has received a nearly $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to help fund improvements to Pembroke's water system.
Longtime Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing made it official Tuesday night, announcing his retirement to the council. Rushing has been chief since 1997. He has been with the department since 1968 and was appointed assistant chief in 1974.
Bryan County has an "agreement" in the works regarding King America Finishing. But county officials so far aren't saying whether it will amount to a settlement of claims for damage to the Ogeechee River.
Lunchtime traffic on Highway 17 whizzed by Wednesday as a handful of people attended a brief ceremony to mark Memorial University Medical Center's groundbreaking for a new doctors' office in Richmond Hill.
Meeting Tuesday in Pembroke, the Bryan County Board of Commissioners took several steps related to the proposed Belfast Commerce Centre and I-95 interchange, which planners hope will bring big-box retailers and light industry to Richmond Hill's south side.
East-end Liberty County resident Otis Amason is concerned about the new high-voltage power lines being installed along Interstate 95 from the Tradeport East Industrial Park substation to the Burnt Church substation in Bryan County.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2013 Bryan County fundraising campaign Tuesday with a luncheon at the Richmond Hill City Center that included more than a buffet and speeches.
A Bryan County strategic-planning conference has been scheduled for Sept. 24-25 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday in a called meeting to approve the sale of $23.5 million in bonds to build and equip two new schools - McAllister Elementary and Bryan County Elementary.
In a stuffy Richmond Hill High School classroom on a hot Thursday afternoon after school, some 20 students sat in a circle, earnestly discussing whether the U.S. should intervene in Syria, where the government is accused of using chemical weapons on its own people.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Roger Thompson on Tuesday told members of the Hinesville chapter of the Association of the United States Army that budget cuts already are negatively affecting Army training.
Richmond Hill officials Tuesday announced a public hearing and took care of more housekeeping items in preparation for the city's anticipated annexation of the Belfast Commerce Center.