The Pembroke City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $1.7 million spending plan for fiscal year 2013.
Much of Southeast Georgia, including Bryan County, has been under a tornado watch.
Bryan County officials are considering a tax allocation district near the Belfast Commerce Centre area as an option to help fund a $15 million interchange project at Interstate 95 - and are seeking legislative approval to do so.
Bryan County Family Connection spent the week preparing gifts at the community center in Pembroke as part of the Bryan County Children's Fund. The gifts will be delivered next week to hundreds of children across Bryan County who may not otherwise receive Christmas gifts.
After years of planning, the newly paved portion of Harris Trail in South Bryan opened for business Friday morning as officials opened 3.2 miles of winding blacktop expected to reduce traffic on Highway 144.
Galbreath and Sons is helping spread a little Christmas cheer this holiday season by hosting a raffle to help out a local family.
Thousands of area residents lined the streets of downtown Pembroke on Saturday when the 29th annual Christmas Parade and Festival rolled through town.
A Richmond Hill resident and Liberty County school principal was killed Wednesday morning when her car struck a stopped semi-truck on Highway 17.
The list of awards for the Richmond Hill Hometown Christmas Parade that ran in the Dec. 5 edition of the Bryan County News was incomplete, as it did not include school band trophy winners, which are as follows:
Management of the Richmond Hill City Center may soon end up in the hands of City Hall, according to Mayor Harold Fowler.
The Pembroke City Council is set to approve its proposed 2013 spending plan of $1.7 million that includes a mill increase to fund various city projects.
The arraignment for the Richmond Hill woman charged in the June head-on collision that killed a Bryan County Sheriff's Deputy has been rescheduled.
Christmas carols and bright lights filled the downtown area of Pembroke on Saturday afternoon when the city hosted its 28th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony near the Pembroke Police Department.
South Bryan residents got an early taste of the Christmas spirit over the weekend when the city hosted its annual Chili Cook-Off and Hometown Holiday Parade followed by the Offshore Outlaws' annual Christmas on the Ogeechee Boat Parade.
Noah Covington won the District 1 county commission seat Tuesday night by outpolling incumbent Joe Kendrick by a 356-126 margin in a runoff election.
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.
The following is a press release from Bryan County Schools on Thursday night's forum at Richmond Hill Middle School.
Ultimately, the word "ultimatum" separated Carver Elementary spelling champ Mason Zent from his closest, competitor, Ryan Wiebold.
The Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA) announced the winners of the Science Teacher of the Year. Robert Hodgdon, a teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School, was selected as the 2015 Middle School Science Teacher of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Dr. Paul T. Brooksher, Superintendent, said, "Mr. Hodgdon is a dynamic teacher who goes above and beyond every day. From engaging lessons within the walls of the classroom to field experiences throughout the state to building phenomenal relationships with students, the GTSA could not have selected a better winner."
North Bryan Emergency Services, along with automatic aid units from the City of Pembroke Fire Department, responded to a reported fire Thursday night in a residence at 101 Power Circle Road. EMS unit 5 was the first unit to arrive on scene. The crew reported to incoming units on a fully-engulfed single-wide trailer, andseveral small propane cylinders were near the fire.