As Fort McAllister fell to the Union Army of Gen. William T. Sherman days before Christmas in 1864, one of his artillery officers seized the Confederate flag of a vanquished company of Georgia riflemen. The officer carried the silk banner home to Maine as a souvenir, and it stayed in his family for three generations in a box along with a handwritten note: "To be return to Savannah or Atlanta sometime."
Some young residents in Richmond Hill want to see curbside recycling in the city.
Robert Bacot Sr., founder and owner of Kilkenny Marina located off of Highway 144 in South Bryan County, passed away Thursday evening.
A Richmond Hill man has been charged with one count of possessing child pornography, according to authorities.
The Florida woman who sparked a wide police search Monday when she dropped off a pickup at a stranger's home and then walked way was found around noon today in a motorhome in the same subdivision, police said.
Though the listing for a new superintendent for Bryan County Schools may have closed in February, the Board of Education still has a ways to go before the search is over.
Bryan County Commissioners got a look at the county's recreation operations Tuesday when they amended the budget and got an update on recreation operations.
Members of the Richmond Hill Exchange Club got an update on the happenings in the city last week when Mayor Harold Fowler addressed the club about the state of the city.
Young people from Richmond Hill are joining thousands of kids across the country who are taking part in Kick Butts Day, a nationwide initiative that makes kids leaders in the effort to stop youth tobacco use.
The intersection at Mulberry Drive and Highway 17 is dangerous.
Plans for upgrades to the county's wastewater treatment facility at WaterWays Townhip will soon move forward after a decision by the Bryan County Commissioners Tuesday night.
Bryan County High School senior Eric Morgan was recently named the school's STAR Student for his shining performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
Superior Court GRAND jurors were drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe this 1st day of March, 2012 for the March Term 2012 of the Bryan County Superior Court.
The city of Pembroke talked projects during Monday's regularly scheduled meeting in City Hall and took steps to move forward with improvements for the city's water services and sidewalks.
A motorcade of flag-bearing motorcycles and sheriff's patrol cars escorted Army Staff Sgt. Scott Millican on Saturday to the new house built for him by Homes for Our Troops.
David Perdue will be the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat after he defeated longtime Congressman Jack Kingston in Tuesday's runoff. Other winners were Buddy Carter, who edged out Dr. Bob Johnson for the Republican nomination for the District 1 seat being vacated by Kinston; he'll face Democrat Brian Reese of Savannah in November after Reese beat Richmond Hill's Amy Tavio in a runoff.
Part of a broad new Georgia gun law that took effect July 1 allows school boards to adopt policies that will authorize school personnel to carry guns at school, on buses and at school functions.
Pembroke will get a $30,000 federal grant to help it find another water source.
If you see suddenly smoke coming out of your sewer vent, it's Richmond Hill conducting smoke tests to find leaks in its sewer system. The tests will run from Monday through Friday, depending on the weather, along Highway 144 west and side streets between Highway 17 and I-95. There will also be smoke testing in Richmond Hill Village.
A handful of runoffs will be decided Tuesday as voters head to the polls. How many voters will vote is anybody's guess.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will name a new county administrator during a called meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Administrative Complex. The meeting is open to the public.
Pembroke announced its new website is up and running. Included on the new site is information about city government including the city council, boards, authorities, agendas and minutes from council meetings, as well as the municipal code, according to a press release.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of Bottlenose research, members of The Dolphin Project will hold a celebratory event at the J.F. Gregory Park Pavilion from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday.
Pembroke could one day be home to "Smoke in the 'broke," a pastor told city council Monday night.
A local man remains in critical condition at St. Joseph's Candler after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh eating disease.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its July Business After Hours event Thursday from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express at 4601 Hwy 17.
The Bryan County Emergency Services station in Pembroke got more than a fresh coat of paint recently. It also got a new carport.
After a called meeting and a 20-minute executive session, the Bryan County Board of Education voted Friday evening to name Cari Delatorre as the new principal for Bryan County High School.
The track record of Georgia, and several other states, on voting rights is reason enough for Congress to restore protections of the Voting Rights Act that were struck down by a Supreme Court decision last year, according to the Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson.
The Richmond Hill YMCA kicked off an expansion campaign Thursday to raise money for its 4,000 square foot addition Thursday.