In the end, Chatham County Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley said he couldn't understand what led former Richmond Hill High School honor student and HOPE scholar Patricia Ann Collins to get behind the wheel on June 15, 2012, after drinking heavily at bars in Savannah.
Patricia Ann Collins was sentenced today to seven years "to serve" followed by eight years probation for vehicular homicide.
Patricia Ann Collins has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in the June 2012 death of Bryan County Depty Sgt. Robert "Bobby" Warren Crapse.
ATLANTA - The "My Voter Page," launched in March 2010, gave Georgia voters the opportunity to view their specific sample ballot, find their early voting and election day polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of their absentee ballot.
Two days after voluntarily dismissing a wrongful death suit against the city of Richmond Hill and a police officer over the 2013 suicide of her teen daughter, the mother is now asking a judge to keep police reports in the case from being released to the Savannah Morning News.
Thanks to the primary election getting moved to May 20, early voting starts early this year - Monday, in fact.
Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning about 900 acres in the northwest part of the post today, according to a news release from Fort Stewart's public affairs office.
A wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers was voluntarily dismissed Tuesday by the woman who filed it in February 2013.
A Bryan County High School teacher is under investigation by school officials.
Bryan County Schools received a district score of 83.5 in data released by the Georgia Department of Education on Monday, surpassing the state average of 75.8.
The Pembroke City Council approved a resolution Monday that officials hope will one day bring the city a new development.
Veronica Barth asked the Richmond Hill City Council at its meeting Tuesday night to use its best judgment to protect property values if it ultimately approves a commercial development behind the A-1 Motel on Highway 17.
A man indicted for boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused the August death of Shana Crozier, 25, remains in Bryan County Jail after he was denied bond Thursday.
Advance voting for the May 20 general primary will run April 28-May 16 at the Bryan County voter-registration office, 151 S. College St. in Pembroke, and at the Bryan County Administration building, 66 Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive in Richmond Hill.
A Wednesday afternoon wreck on Highway 119 on Fort Stewart has left one man dead and caused two other injuries, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.
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.
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.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners has narrowed down its list of finalists for the job of county administrator to three.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, senior pastor at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Pembroke and the president of the Georgia NAACP, testified June 25 before a Senate committee on the voting rights act.
A few shots of Richmond Hill's July 4 celebration Saturday at J.F. Gregory.
Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters put out a structure fire at an Ellabell home Sunday.