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.
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 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.
Qualifying begins Monday for three Richmond Hill City Council seats, including the mayor's post, coming available in the November elections.
Despite a tax digest that's shrunk quite a bit in recent years, the Richmond Hill City Council adopted the same 4.209 millage rate it's had for the last several years during the board's regular meeting Tuesday.
UPDATE: According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the new traffic signal at Mulberry Drive and Highway 17 should be fully operational Thursday, Aug. 22, weather permitting.
Starting this week, law enforcement personnel will be riding school buses at various times to help nab motorists who don't obey bus stop signs.
Computers, pickups, even a broken outboard motor or two.
Volunteers are getting harder to come by for volunteer fire departments, and Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell knows why it's getting tougher to find people to serve.
National developer Fletcher Management Company is expanding the footprint of their newest development, WaterWays Township, in Richmond Hill.
Bryan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Burnsed hesitated to use the word "compromise" Tuesday night after commissioners approved a smaller-than-proposed tax increase by a 3-2 vote.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners did more than vote on the millage rate at Tuesday's meeting in Richmond Hill, but budgetary matters weren't far from the surface for much of the evening.
BRUNSWICK - Loggerhead sea turtles nesting in Georgia have hit a new high for the fourth straight year.
Peter A. Waters has taken the reins of the Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department, according to a press release from the city.
Dubois Square in downtown Pembroke was a popular place to be Saturday evening as the city hosted its annual National Night Out.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to raise the millage rate by 1.25 mills while also adding $25 to the monthly fire fee.
The Bryan County Republican Party will host a Coastal Georgia Candidate Forum on 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.