Whether it was reading, writing or arithmetic - or social studies or science - Bryan County students again fared well on Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests in 2013, the Georgia Department of Education announced Tuesday.
The Richmond Hill 17-year-old who was declared missing earlier this week has been found, according to the Richmond Hill Police Department.
Richmond Hill's revision of its industrial zoning ordinances at the July 2 City Council meeting was the latest step in a plan to annex some 1,200 acres in South Bryan - including the Belfast Commerce Center and the future site of the I-95 and Belfast Siding interchange.
Could Pembroke soon have an ordinance making it illegal to wear baggy pants? The issue was raised during Monday's City Council meeting when code enforcement officer Mike Foxworth told council members he and Interim Police Chief Stacy Strickland had been discussing a possible ordinance. "It's something the city would have to approve, but it's something we have talked about," Foxworth said after the meeting. "We haven't gotten too much in depth on it yet." Foxworth ...
The Georgia Supreme Court decided Monday not to review Atlantic Waste's claim that the county's landfill zoning ordinance is unconstitutional.
The day may have started off a little rainy, but it was no match for the thousands of visitors who showed up Saturday to celebrate Independence Day in J.F. Gregory Park.
Police are on the look out for a 17-year-old Robert Shane Anderson Jr. of Richmond Hill who is possibly in the Hinesville area.
Families came from near and far on Thursday to visit Fort McAllister for Independence Day activities.
Scott Allison has been named Richmond Hill's new director of planning and zoning. His appointment was announced at Tuesday's city council meeting. Allison, a former director of planning and economic development in Garden City, started work Monday. "We felt that he's what we're looking for," said Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler, adding that planning will be a key part of Allison's job. "He can help us move forward as we continue to grow." Fowler said ...
Richmond Hill Mayor Pro Tem Van Hunter announced Wednesday he is seeking another term when the November election rolls around.
Bright bursts of red, white and blue fireworks lit the cloudy skies over Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Thursday at the Salute to the Nation Independence Day celebration.
Pembroke kicked off its annual July Fourth celebration Monday at First Baptist Church with a little rock and roll mixed in with jazz, country and a lot of patriotism.
Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell knows fireworks and the July Fourth holiday go hand in hand.
Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler introduced new Planning and Zoning Director Scott Allison at the Tuesday night city council meeting.
The Coastal Regional Commission held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony June 12 at its new facility in Darien.
One day, members of the Richmond Hill Middle School band will literally be playing their own song.
State Rep. Al Williams sponsored a town-hall meeting Monday on the Affordable Care Act at the courthouse in Hinesville. The gathering was designed to inform residents about the new health-care law and to equip consumers with the knowledge they need to apply for insurance on the health-care exchanges.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Wednesday for a full 30 minutes about job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the Port of expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit to Liberty County.
Bryan County is known for its charm, its good school system and its quality of life.
An exercise is under way through Oct. 23 on military-training areas on Fort Stewart, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, Fla., and in the surrounding communities.
Long County Code Enforcement Officer Steve Atkins said that the Making of Miracle Stories animal-rescue shelter has until Dec. 1 either to relocate or have all animals on the site removed.
The last five years of the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival have been "extra special" thanks to a handful of dedicated volunteers and a community of eager ambassadors.
Nearly 70 percent of the more than 450 parents and students who responded to Richmond Hill High School's survey on graduation chose to hold it May 24 at SSU's Tiger Arena, assistant superintendent Dr. Trey Robertson told Bryan County school board members at a called board workshop Thursday at Black Creek.
A Richmond Hill man was indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury for burning a cross in a neighbor's yard because he believed the man to be an African-American, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
Pembroke police were kept busy the night country star Luke Bryan played in neighboring Claxton.
Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.
GUYTON - A fight that began on Facebook escalated into one teenager stabbing another on Oct. 10.
Georgia Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, both Republicans, voted for the budget package that extended the federal borrowing limit and reopened the federal government Wednesday. The area's U.S. representative, Republican Jack Kingston, voted no.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND ­- As the Gulf Coast continues to recover from the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists from the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography are continuing to look into the long-term effects of the spill on coastal marine life.
National wildlife refuges are closed due to the federal-government shutdown, including one of Georgia's seven natural wonders - the Okefenokee Swamp, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Jeff Fleming.