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.
Richmond Hill's most congested and frustrating intersection may be getting more of a makeover than originally planned.
A mobile home fire Sunday afternoon in North Bryan killed a family dog and left a mother and son homeless.
Developer and publisher Johnny Murphy entered the local political arena last week when he qualified to seek a seat of the Richmond Hill City Council.
As they did a decade ago, American leaders again are contemplating whether to take military action against a ruthless regime in the volatile Middle East.
There was plenty of food, games and great weather at the Fort McAllister on Saturday, but families looking for a little taste of the past this holiday weekend certainly weren't disappointed.
HINESVILLE - Area Republicans are seizing an opportunity to meet the candidates running for the 1st District Congressional seat that will be vacated by Congressman Jack Kingston, who will attempt to win the U.S. Senate seat of Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is retiring next year.
I-95 exit 87 southbound onto Highway 17 in Richmond Hill will be closed for a time on Sunday.
A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston's office will be in Bryan County from 10 a.m.-noon Thursday at City Hall, 40 Richard R. Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, for a Congressional Day Office.
A month ago, motorists heading north on Interstate 95 through Liberty and Bryan counties noticed an air-crane helicopter and construction crews on the ground installing 100-foot steel poles.
Richmond Hill will have a contested election in November after challenger Johnny Murphy qualified Friday afternoon to run for the Post 1 seat currently held by council member Van Hunter.
Bryan County students who graduated in 2013 fared better on the ACT than their 2012 peers and recorded the system's best composite score on the test since 2009, according to information released Monday by Bryan County Schools.
There'll be no hike in Pembroke city taxes as council members voted Monday to adopt last year's millage rate of 10.2 mills, the maximum allowed by the city's charter.
The Bryan County Board of Education adopted a fiscal 2014 operating budget of nearly $53 million at its meeting Thursday at G.W. Carver Elementary.
Richmond Hill incumbents Harold Fowler and Van Hunter have qualified to run in the November election, City Clerk Ursula Lee said Tuesday.
SAVANNAH – First District of Georgia congressional candidate David Schwarz has suspended his campaign.