An ordinance amendment request from Atlantic Waste Services makes it way to the Bryan County Board of Commissioners this week during the board's regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dixie Harn Community Center in Pembroke.
Why did the chicken cross the road? Apparently because the wooded area between Love's Travel Center on Hwy. 144 and I-95 where it lived was removed for development.
Bryan County Fire Department officials met with several county commissioners Wednesday evening to discuss the future structure of the emergency services operations throughout the county.
With its annual "Dirty Dozen" rivers list, the Georgia Water Coalition aims to send a wake-up call to state residents before their fresh waters are overtaken by human waste, dredging and neglect.
Even the winners of the second annual Capt. Matthew Freeman 5K Run for Peace said Friday's race at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill wasn't about winning.
Hundreds of area residents gathered in J.F. Gregory Park on a chilly Friday morning to honor veterans – past, present and future – during the Veterans Day ceremony hosted by Richmond Hill.
Authorities have issued a freeze warning for parts of central and eastern Georgia, where temperatures are expected to plunge into the upper 20s in some areas Friday morning.
Fort Stewart's former first lady, Ginger Cucolo, wife of former 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, was back in the area Thursday for a special book signing of her recently released book, "Dog Tags: The History, Personal Stories, Cultural Impact and Future of Military Identification."
Stars and stripes whipped in the wind Saturday morning when Pembroke residents paid tribute to local veterans during the fifth annual Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164.
The special purpose local option sales tax will continue for another six years in Bryan County.
Ernest Hamilton is back on the Pembroke City Council, and the town will have a new mayor for the first time in 12 years when the new year rolls around.
Voters have decided that Jan Bass and John Fesperman will represent Richmond Hill as city council members according to unofficial results from the Bryan County Voter Registration Office.
According to unofficial results from the Bryan County Voter Registration Office, the special purpose local option sales tax will continue for another six years.
According to unofficial results from the Bryan County Voter Registration Office, John Fesperman and Jan Bass have won in Richmond Hill, and Ernest Hamilton will take office in Pembroke - though the votes in some cases are close.
Early voting may have ended Friday, but that doesn't mean Bryan County voters have missed their opportunity to cast a vote in the 2011 municipal and countywide elections.
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.
Schools and some government offices are closed in Bryan County as the fallout from a massive winter storm expected to hit the Coastal Empire on Tuesday afternoon continues into today.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Bryan County and surrounding areas that remains in effect until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
In anticipation of poor winter weather conditions, Bryan County Schools officials have decided to cancel school Wednesday.
Coastal Electric Cooperative is bracing for the probability of a winter storm, it said in a release Monday afternoon.
Firefighters with Bryan County Emergency Services, Pembroke and the Richmond Hill Fire Department battled both a brush fire and two structure fires Saturday.