Applause from the standing room-only crowd filled the courtroom in Pembroke on Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services.
Applause filled the courtroom at the county courthouse in Pembroke Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services. Atlantic Waste Services, who has proposed a 268-acre landfill in the Black Creek area, submitted the ordinance changes due to language in the current ordinance that prohibits a landfill from being built. <p ...
Three students from Richmond Hill are one step closer to attending U.S. Service academies after recently receiving congressional nominations from 1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.
Grand jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the November 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.
Early voting ends at 5 p.m. Friday, which means Bryan County residents still have some time to cast their votes early for the municipal and countywide elections.
Trial jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the March 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.
Local business leaders appear cautiously optimistic regarding news that the war in Iraq is ending and troops stationed there will be coming home by the end of the year.
Monday marks the final week of early voting in Bryan County, and voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to cast their ballots before Election Day for the countywide and municipal elections.
Around 50 city residents gathered Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center for a candidate forum to hear what plans City Council candidates Jan Bass and John Fesperman have for the city if elected.
Voters will have the chance to find out more about the Richmond Hill City Council candidates' plans for the city and the countywide penny tax at 6 p.m. Thursday during a candidate forum at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Although all seats on the Pembroke City Council are up for grabs this election year, voters will only see one contested seat at the polls.
As early voting continues and Election Day nears, residents in Pembroke will see several incumbents, as well as some new names, on their ballot for the Pembroke City Council.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization filed a lawsuit Friday against the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The suit claims EPD failed to protect citizens and honor their right to have input on a recent consent order against a textiles plant blamed for a massive fish kill.
Atlantic Waste Services just wants to be a good neighbor. That's what Ben Wall, vice president of the Pooler-based solid waste management company, said Monday when he told Bryan County News of the company's newest plans to work with Black Creek residents near the site of the proposed 271-acre landfill. The project has been the target of fierce opposition by residents of the Black Creek community and other parts of the county, as well as ...
The importance of the special purpose local option sales tax and its use in Bryan County is a "no brainer."
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.
The Nov. 5 general election is still weeks away, but early voting began Monday and continues through Nov. 1 in the race between incumbent Van Hunter and challenger Johnny Murphy for the Richmond Hill City Council Post 1 seat.
Those who thought they spotted a World War II-era bomber over the skies of Savannah early Monday afternoon weren't imagining things.
It's that time of year again. That time when the smell of perfectly cooked seafood and the sound of live local and national acts fill the air in J.F. Gregory Park.
Richmond Hill Elementary School had a special guest Wednesday when State School Superintendent Dr. John D. Barge stopped by to tour the facility and speak with school officials.
A Richmond Hill man died Oct. 5 in South Carolina in what has been ruled as an accidental drowning.