The development known as Plantation Village got the green light Tuesday from the Richmond Hill City Council after members approved 3-1 a revised master plan.
Tuesday brought several changes to the city of Richmond Hill as two new council members took office and a contract with city manager Mike Melton was terminated.
This is the last of a multi-part series taking a look back on 2011. What was possibly the biggest hot-button topic of the year for Bryan County, the proposed landfill in Black Creek, only recently came to closure - at least for now. But it and other highlights of 2011 showed how this community can band together for something it believes in.
After serving the city of Richmond Hill for 15 years, city manager Mike Melton was relieved of his duties at Tuesday's regularly scheduled city council meeting.
Two battalions from the Third Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team received deployment orders to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan this year.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday night at City Hall. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. with a public hearing on a request from Steve Croy for a revised master plan for Richmond Hill Plantation – a planned development on a 112-acre parcel on Ford Avenue just east of Timber Trail Road. The council is expected to vote on the request later in the meeting. Other items ...
Several things are on the 2012 agenda for the city of Richmond Hill including a property annexation, new sidewalks, Interstate 95 interchange improvements and more. One of the city's big projects, Mayor Harold Fowler said, is working on an agreement with TerraPointe, the real estate arm of Raynoier, to bring water and sewer to the future industrial site known as Belfast Commerce Center. The city also will work on an agreement ...
Shirley Heirs Sorrow and grief fell upon many Richmond Hill residents Aug. 1 with the news that lifelong resident and storyteller Shirley Davis Hiers had been killed in what police deemed a murder suicide. Hiers, 67, and her significant other, Richard Earl Bates, 55, were discovered with gunshot wounds at 62 Mimosa St. in Richmond Hill. First responders were dispatched around 8:15 p.m. that Monday to the scene following a call regarding ...
Nestled between the tennis courts and a wooded area at the Richmond Hill Recreation Complex off of Ball Park Road, one can find Ozzy Park - a place where area skateboarders can practice and enjoy the sport any time.
Three Richmond Hill businesses in the Ford Plaza shopping center were hit by burglars early Tuesday morning. According to Richmond Hill Police Lt. Dana Strickland, the Beijing House, a nail salon and Fia Rua Irish Pub were broken into around 4 a.m. Tuesday. At this time, there are no suspects, he said. "They were typical smash and grab type burglaries," Strickland said. "Not a whole lot of money was taken." ...
A lot happened in 2011, around the world and close to home. Some of it was good, some wasn't. Here in Bryan County, there were stories of heartbreak and gladness, triumph and tragedy - but when the chips were down, there were stories that showed our community to be a resilient, caring place.
Residents will see some paved roads in South Bryan in the coming year, while both ends of the county will likely see improvements to recreation facilities.
A new organization in North Bryan County is helping young girls learn how to be just that – girls.
Licensed real estate agents, appraisers and brokers applying to renew their Georgia licenses after Jan. 1 must comply with new rules established by Georgia's Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011, according to the Georgia Real Estate Commission.
ATLANTA - The Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to plan carefully when hitting the highways for the Christmas and New Year's holiday travel periods. Troopers are cautioning drivers to plan for a sober designated driver if alcohol consumption will be part of the celebrations.
National developer Fletcher Management Company is expanding the footprint of their newest development, WaterWays Township, in Richmond Hill.
Bryan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Burnsed hesitated to use the word "compromise" Tuesday night after commissioners approved a smaller-than-proposed tax increase by a 3-2 vote.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners did more than vote on the millage rate at Tuesday's meeting in Richmond Hill, but budgetary matters weren't far from the surface for much of the evening.
BRUNSWICK - Loggerhead sea turtles nesting in Georgia have hit a new high for the fourth straight year.
Peter A. Waters has taken the reins of the Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department, according to a press release from the city.
Dubois Square in downtown Pembroke was a popular place to be Saturday evening as the city hosted its annual National Night Out.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to raise the millage rate by 1.25 mills while also adding $25 to the monthly fire fee.
The Bryan County Republican Party will host a Coastal Georgia Candidate Forum on 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.