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Pembroke City Council member Tiffany M. Walraven received the Certificate of Recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's (GMA) Annual Mayors' Day Conference on Jan. 23 in Atlanta.
The Richmond Hill City Center was named a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certified building by the U.S. Green Building Council, city officials learned last week.
The Richmond Hill City Council unanimously approved Tuesday night to raise the water/sewer rates to help pay for the $21 million upgrade and expansion to the city's wastewater treatment plant. The rate increases will be phased in over three years. By 2014, the average bill for Richmond Hill residents will double, from $22 a month to $44 a month. The plant, located near Sterling Creek, is currently operating at capacity. Prior to the vote, taken during the council's regular meeting at city hall, council members expressed that the increase was necessary. Councilman Russ Carpenter said no one ...
An Ellabell woman is pumped after winning $1 million during a gas stop. Penny Green, 39, won playing the instant game Georgia Lottery Black.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at city hall, 40 Richard R. Davis Drive.
Construction on Fort Stewart's $427 million 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team complex will be close to completion and ready for troops to occupy in mid-July, when Vanguard soldiers return from a 12-month deployment to Iraq.
Starting on Saturdays in April, the parking lot on Bacon Street in Pembroke will be filled with vendors selling local produce, products and crafts.
The following names were drawn Jan. 18 to serve as jurors by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe. Jurors are to report at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Bryan County Courthouse,151 South College St., Pembroke.
Staff Sgt. Jason Letterman lit up as he described how Alex, his 5-year-old son, couldn't wait to help build the specially adapted house where his father, 12-year-old brother Daniel and mother Elena will make a lasting home.
A Fort Stewart soldier missing for two months was reportedly found hiding out in a Kingsland hotel.
The old Tos Theatre and adjacent Morrison's Drug Store in Pembroke have been empty for years, but city officials are working on transforming the buildings into the hub of downtown.
Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler cast the deciding vote Tuesday to grant a conditional use permit for a preschool in a light industrial zone on Hwy. 17.
A small group of Bryan County residents believe the area needs a public access channel and are moving toward making that a reality.
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.