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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.
David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will let voters decide in November whether they want to buy alcohol on Sunday in unincorporated parts of the county.
A Catholic priest, who worked in several Georgia towns, including Pembroke, is going to prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing a boy in Ohio.
The Richmond Hill Police Department apparently has been responding to a lot of calls regarding vehicle break-ins during the night, according to a press release from the department.
After a day of rain and two days of cloudy skies, the National Weather Service is forecasting that our skies will start clearing this afternoon.
The Pembroke Police Department is adding an auxiliary unit of trained volunteers to help it deal with large civic events and emergencies.
Bryan County schools will be open tomorrow, though in an emailed statement superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher said staff members will check roads at 4 a.m. and if icy roads make it necessary to close schools a notice will be posted on school and district websites and sent through the school notification system.
Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell said today it appears Bryan County will miss the worst of ice and snow from Winter Storm Pax.
Bryan County commissioners voted 3-2 at Tuesday's Board of Commissioners meeting to put Sunday alcohol sales on the ballot in November. Commissioners Jimmy Henderson and Carter Infinger voted against the measure, which if passed will allow alcohol sales on Sunday in the unincorporated part of Bryan County.
No snow is forecast for Coastal Georgia, even though winter storm warnings and watches have been issued for north and central parts of the state.
Anyone interested in the planned widening of Highway 144 will want to mark Feb. 20 on the calendar.
Richmond Hill will officially stop accepting yard waste for pickup if it is put in plastic bags beginning March 1 following a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday night to require the debris be put in paper bags.
Richmond Hill city council members voted unanimously Tuesday to require residents to use paper bags for dry trash pickup.
Richmond Hill High School will have home mat advantage today when the Wildcats play host to the Region 3-AAAAA wrestling tournament.
Winter storm Leon may have had more bark than bite locally, but Bryan County was well prepared to handle what might have come, the head of the county's emergency services said.