POOLER - State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.
The countywide special election and municipal elections are still about a month away, but the deadline for voter registration is just around the corner.
Plans for the proposed Colonial Marsh subdivision to be located behind Sterling Creek Subdivision came to a halt Tuesday after the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously to deny the developer's requests for zoning changes.
Bryan County recently was awarded a low-interest loan worth $1.5 million from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority to fund water and sewer system projects.
A Bryan County resident has a little extra dough in her pockets after winning the top prize from a Georgia Lottery instant game.
In what was billed as a public informational meeting at Olive Branch Baptist Church, organizers made clear that their goal is to stop a commercial landfill from becoming the church's neighbor.
ATLANTA - A cold front is expected to sweep across Georgia Friday, bringing much cooler temperatures.
Tiffany Howard threw a perfect game as Bryan County High School beat Truetlen County 8-0 in five innings in the first game of the best-of-three series in Pembroke.
Congressional pay cuts. That's what Ellabell resident Greg Purcell is asking for in a petition he created using the new "We the people" program through www.whitehouse.gov. "I, like everyone else, am just completely frustrated with the entire government," Purcell said. "I don't care whether you have an R or a D after your name, to watch these people stand up and say 'we've got to cut this and that and shut down the government,' it ...
With a little elbow grease, local volunteers helped begin the makeover process Saturday in preparation for some new tenants at the building previously used by the Richmond Hill YMCA.
Editor's clarification: The article below reports the Richmond Hill City Council agreed to "share" the cost of a landscaping and improvement project at Ellis Drive near the Ways Station shopping center. Though the finished product may look like a single project, the city is funding work to city-owned property, and shopping center owner Gene Brogdon is funding work to Ways Station. Both projects will be bid separately. The Richmond Hill City Council will ...
The Richmond Hill City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to table rezoning a 187.7-acre parcel of land proposed as Colonial Marsh, while the vote on the planned development Plantation Village was pulled from the agenda.
King America Finishing will fund $1 million in environmental improvements to the Ogeechee River after a finding that the plant violated discharge permits to dump toxins into the river.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a called meeting at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 22, at City Hall to discuss litigation.
The Richmond Hill City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to table rezoning 188 acres proposed to be Colonial Marsh subdivision behind Sterling Creek subdivision.
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.
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.