SAVANNAH - Emergency planners for Savannah and surrounding Chatham County say they will no longer call for "voluntary" evacuations ahead of hurricanes and tropical storms.
Residents casting ballots in the general election in November may have three choices when it comes to the District 1 seat on the Bryan County Board of Education.
The Diversity Health Center in Hinesville soon will receive a hurricane preparedness medical pack, just in time for hurricane season that starts today and runs through Nov. 1. The pack contains enough medicines and supplies to treat 100 patients for three to five days after a hurricane.
Coastal communities have been lucky when it comes to hurricanes, but weather experts agree it's only a matter of time before Georgia gets hit by a major storm.
Caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's have an opportunity for support and information through the Georgia REACH program that is now available in Bryan County.
SAVANNAH - The former tropical storm Beryl was expected to bring up to 10 inches of rain to parts of the southeast coast before it heads out to sea again, where it could regain some strength.
More dead fish were found Friday in the Ogeechee River in Bulloch County, and environmentalists await test results to find out the reason they died.
All Memorial Day ceremonies and observances in Bryan County have been canceled due to the weather. This includes the flag dedication ceremony in downtown Pembroke, Richmond Hill's annual observance in J.F. Gregory Park and a flag-raising ceremony with former Richmond Hill mayor Richard Davis near the viaduct on Highway 17.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring a tropical system that could bring bad weather to the area late Saturday or early Sunday.
Qualifying for various local offices is under way today through noon Friday.
A grand-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Richmond Hill Senior Center is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the new center, 9930 Ford Ave.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tropical Storm Alberto weakened slightly off the South Carolina coast on Sunday, a day after becoming an early first storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.
Traffic woes for some Richmond Hill residents may soon be quelled thanks to efforts from city and county officials.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority is considering whether to appeal a jury verdict that awarded more than $5.6 million to a longshoreman for injuries he suffered in a collision at the Port of Savannah.
More than a dozen people turned out Thursday to a question-and-answer town hall meeting, hosted by District 5 Commissioner Jimmy Henderson, and discussed community issues including a lack of recreation areas, ditch drainage, roads and others.
Bryan County currently plays about 80 percent of health coverage for its retired employees - and that won't change for anyone hired before May 1.
In theory, Richmond Hill could have turned down membership in the Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization. In reality, that wasn't an option.
Property tax assessments are still weeks away from being mailed, but Bryan County tax assessors are currently in the process of reviewing more than 17,000 parcels in the county.
Note: The story said Bryan County will save taxpayers more than $5.5 million due to a reporter's error when reading the news release. The News regrets the mistake.
Issues with drainage and failing septic tanks are plaguing upscale Buckhead North, a resident said Tuesday during the Bryan County Board of Commissioners regular meeting in Richmond Hill.
As work on Richmond Hill's new $22 million Sterling Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility gets under way, finding a way to access the worksite without disrupting residents in a nearby subdivision led the City Council on Tuesday to approve spending more than $287,000 to build an access road.
Republican gubernatorial candidate David Pennington talks pretty fast for a southerner whose Georgia roots stretch back 400 years.
Richmond Hill City Council put its stamp of approval Tuesday on the hiring of Christy Sherman as head of the city's Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
Richmond Hill is set to celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 13-19.
Were it not for a recent Facebook post, the change of ownership at ReMax Accent Richmond Hill might have gone largely unnoticed, thanks to the busy schedules of the principals involved.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the fourth quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience significant growth throughout 2014.
If you think carrying a 35-pound rucksack on a 26-mile hike is a piece of cake, Tom Nash wants a word with you.
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