With fireworks going off on Tybee Thursday, the River Street fireworks extravaganza happening on Friday, and Richmond Hill's celebration Saturday there are plenty of options for those looking to commemorate our nation's independence this Fourth of July weekend.
Bryan County Emergency Services Firefighter/EMT John Middleton has been named the "Employee of the Quarter" for the second quarter of 2014.
The city of Richmond Hill will sponsor an Independence Day celebration from 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday in JF Gregory Park. Live music will be performed by The Tams, and food will be available.
Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to buy 24.75 acres in the Cherokee Village area for $69,000 in hopes of easing what councilman Russ Carpenter termed "major drainage problems" in the neighborhood while also becoming part of the city's master plan for sidewalks and walking trails.
Early voting in runoff elections begins today.
Firefighter/EMT John Middleton has been named the "Employee of the Quarter" for the second quarter of 2014, according to Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell.
The Black Hawk Patrol from Troop 141 headed to summer camp June 15 for a week at Camp Frank G. Lumpkin in LaGrange, Georgia and met 18 other troops from Georgia, Florida and Alabama. Troop 141 came home with numerous honors, including three scoutmaster awards, four out of five campsite inspection awards, best gateway award, and the honor troop award, which is considered to be the hardest award to achieve. These were accomplished by four adults and seven boys from Pembroke, a group beat out all others, many of which had 15-30 Scouts in addition to their leaders. The Scouts ...
Family day set
The city of Richmond Hill will sponsor an Independence Day celebration from 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5, in J F Gregory Park. Live music will be performed by The Tams, and food will be available.
Poodle skirts, June Cleaver look-alikes, rolled-up jeans and scarves tied around necks were in plentiful supply at the Richmond Hill Garden Club's recent spring luncheon held at Bubba's Bistro.
Scholarships were given, awards were received and new officers were installed at the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual induction meeting Thursday night at theCityCenter.
Good news for property owners: members of the Bryan County Board of Education said they won't hike the millage rate this year.
Bryan County Schools recently got some good news from the state. The following is a BCS press release sent Thursday:
Seven former officers of First National Bank of Savannah were sentenced during three days of hearings last week before United States District Court Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood.
Richmond Hill's busiest intersection will soon be getting some curb appeal, thanks in part to a $50,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners named the top three candidates for the position of county administrator Tuesday during the board's regular meeting in Pembroke.
The Bryan County Board of Education will meet at 5:45 p.m. today at the Richmond HIll Pre-K center in a called meeting.
Early voting in runoff elections continues through next week in Bryan County.
Richmond Hill recently received an Insurance Services Office rating of 4 for its fire-protection services for the city.
An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.
With the state changing to a new testing system this fall, local school officials said the last Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests go round for Bryan County was about par for the course for a system many believe to be among the best in the state.
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.