A massive fish kill affecting 40 miles of the Ogeechee River was caused by a bacterial disease induced by environmental stress, environmentalists said Thursday.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), DNR Wildlife Division and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have responded to a fish kill occurring on an approximate 35- to 40-mile segment of the Ogeechee River in Screven and Bulloch counties with possible effects in Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties.
The Richmond Hill Planning Commission meeting set for Monday, May 23, has been canceled.
Residents living in Richmond Hill Plantation will have more neighbors than may have been expected next spring following a decision from the Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday.
Anyone who is curious as to where soda cans, water bottles and other recyclable materials go after they're tossed in the blue recycling bin, just ask the county commissioners.
It appears as though voting district is Pembroke won't be updated in time for the November municipal election – thanks in part to late, and possibly contested, census results.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners might soon consider a stormwater ordinance that could help protect the area's coastal waterways.
Mary Warnell, president of the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce and former Bryan County Board of Education member, announced Monday her plans to run for mayor of Pembroke in this year's municipal election.
St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is collecting items to deliver to the victims of the recent tornado outbreaks in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. Items needed include tarps, charcoal, baby supplies, blankets, flashlights, non-perishable foods, personal products and anything else that can be distributed to help those who have lost everything. A drop-off site is located at the pavilion directly behind the trailer. The church is at 16491 Ford Avenue (Hwy. 144). For more information call Jean Smith at 727-2589 or the church at 727-2650.
After tabling twice a request from Verizon Wireless, the Richmond Hill City Council unanimously approved Tuesday an amended variance request for signage at the business in Richmond Place Village.
In an annual career expo held at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart last week, 227 job seekers arrived in just the first hour of the event to meet with 41 employers. Universities, representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs and other governmental entities and about 15 private corporations, including Lockheed Martin, Fluor and URS, were recruiting future civilian employees from the military community.
A new library. Upgrades to county buildings, including senior citizen facilities. Recreation projects. Ambulances. Heavy equipment.
Officials were all smiles Friday as they cut the ceremonial ribbon to mark the opening of the new Tivoli River fishing pier and kayak launch in south Bryan County.
Hail has been reported off Hwy. 144.
Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., spoke Monday about the importance of local government at the Georgia Cities Week Business Breakfast at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Bryan County is one of two counties in coastal Georgia with known damage to pine trees from the voracious southern pine beetle, a Georgia Forestry ranger said Tuesday.
A citywide network of sidewalks took a big step closer to reality Tuesday when Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously to commit $400,000 to fund their construction.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College takes hands-on learning to a whole new level with final exams.
Pembroke Mayor Mary Warnell served as the guest speaker for a Women's Equality Observance on Wednesday in Club Stewart's main ballroom.
At first glance, Richmond Hill might not seem to have much in common with Baltimore or Detroit, or more than a dozen other large cities around the nation.
Bryan County Commissioners said no to a tax hike this year, approving the same 9.15 millage rate as voted in 2013.
The following Incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Pembroke welcomed a high profile visitor at City Hall during Monday's city council meeting.
If you’re in Pembroke on Sept. 16, you might want to take note: That’s officially American Legion Post 164 Day.
Pembroke Mayor Mary Warnell will speak Wednesday at Fort Stewart's observance of Women's Equality Day.
A Bryan County Emergency Services firefighter was injured Saturday while responding to a call of a downed tree.
Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.
Richmond Hill city council members got good news at Tuesday's city council meeting.
The rock band Blues Traveler will be the headline act of the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers announced Friday.