Officials and community leaders from Pembroke participated in a conference in Rome, Ga., on Sept. 10-12 to learn more about improving housing and neighborhoods in their community.
The devil, they say, is in the details. And the Richmond Hill City Council and local businessman Greg Elmgren couldn't agree on the details in a called workshop Tuesday at City Hall.
The grief does not end for family, friends and brothers in arms of servicemen and women still missing in action or kept as prisoners of war in a foreign country.
A Catholic priest, who once worked in Pembroke, was found guilty last week of criminal child sex abuse in U.S. Federal Court in Cincinnati, Ohio.
It seems the students in Richmond Hill High School's Class of 2014 won't be receiving their diplomas in the Savannah Civic Center, members of the Bryan County Board of Education learned at a Thursday workshop.
Voters can find out where Republican candidates running for key state and federal offices stand at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Coastal Candidate Forum in Richmond Hill.
Consider it a community brainstorming session. Think of it as a think tank. Or just call it what it is, the second annual Bryan County Community Wide Strategic Planning Retreat, a two-day affair that gets under way Tuesday morning at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Pembroke Clerk of Works Ricky McCoy made a big announcement at Monday's city council meeting: the city has received a nearly $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to help fund improvements to Pembroke's water system.
Longtime Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing made it official Tuesday night, announcing his retirement to the council. Rushing has been chief since 1997. He has been with the department since 1968 and was appointed assistant chief in 1974.
Bryan County has an "agreement" in the works regarding King America Finishing. But county officials so far aren't saying whether it will amount to a settlement of claims for damage to the Ogeechee River.
Lunchtime traffic on Highway 17 whizzed by Wednesday as a handful of people attended a brief ceremony to mark Memorial University Medical Center's groundbreaking for a new doctors' office in Richmond Hill.
Meeting Tuesday in Pembroke, the Bryan County Board of Commissioners took several steps related to the proposed Belfast Commerce Centre and I-95 interchange, which planners hope will bring big-box retailers and light industry to Richmond Hill's south side.
East-end Liberty County resident Otis Amason is concerned about the new high-voltage power lines being installed along Interstate 95 from the Tradeport East Industrial Park substation to the Burnt Church substation in Bryan County.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2013 Bryan County fundraising campaign Tuesday with a luncheon at the Richmond Hill City Center that included more than a buffet and speeches.
A Bryan County strategic-planning conference has been scheduled for Sept. 24-25 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
It's called Project Honey by the Development Authority of Bryan County, and local officials have alluded to it in the past at meetings. Here's a link to a story that includes mention of the project, which apparently could bring more than 100 jobs and $100 million in investment to the Belfast Commerce Centre: http://www.bryancountynews.net/archives/34772/
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.
The occasionally scary intersection at Highway 144 and Belfast River Road could one day be the site of a traffic roundabout, it seems.
Pembroke got a new police chief Monday night when council members appointed former Guyton chief Randy Alexander as the city's new top cop.
Beginning this weekend, Bryan County residents can buy alcohol in the unincorporated parts of the county on Sunday after members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners approved a second reading of the ordinance allowing such sales.
Pembroke City Council named Randy Alexander as police chief at Monday night's meeting. Alexander spent the past nine years as Guyton's police chief and establishedd the city's first police department, according to a press release.
As Bryan County Schools administrators continue to work on a proposed attendance area for the new McAllister Elementary, some Dunham Marsh parents still feel left out in the cold.