SAVANNAH - A Savannah man says he's in disbelief after buying a scratch-off lottery ticket that ended up being worth $20,000.
New County Administrator Ray Pittman, left, and county commissioners-elect Noah Covington and Steve Myers recently attended a four-day conference for newly elected commissioners hosted by the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia at the University of Georgia in Athens.
ATLANTA - Bryan County Commissioner Carter Infinger recently was named as the 2012-2013 vice chairman of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee.
Looking down the road, Bryan County residents may only have one election to deal with in 2013, Elections Superintendent Sam Davis said.
Richmond Hill has several items on its agenda for 2013, but the biggest project is moving forward with a new wastewater treatment facility, according to City Manager Chris Lovell.
Our look back on 2012 in Bryan County continues as we review stories filled with happiness, celebration, heartbreak, tragedy and more. But whether good or bad, the community rallied together to show its true caring colors.
County officials elected during the November general election were sworn in recently to their new positions by Probate Judge Sam Davis.
Sapelo Island ferry users and other interested citizens are invited to review a proposed amendment to the Sapelo Island Access and Transportation Rule concerning ferry fee rates. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division, comments related to the amendment may be submitted through Jan. 7.
Plans for the Creekside development at Richmond Hill Plantation moved forward Tuesday after the Richmond Hill City Council approved several items regarding the project.
Children pressed their noses to windows and adults came outside their homes on Wednesday evening as sirens from Bryan County Fire Department Engine No. 11 blared through Live Oak and White Oak subdivisions off of Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.
Hundreds of underprivileged children in Bryan County will have a merrier Christmas after bags filled with toys were handed out Monday as part of the Bryan County Children's Fund.
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.
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.
The Bryan County Children's Fund made Christmas brighter for 450 children from 250 families in 2014. None of it would have been possible without those who pitched in to help in one form or another.
St. Anne Catholic Church's new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary is well on the road to completion, and Father Joe Smith couldn't be more pleased with the way things have gone so far.
One day, Lily, Mae, Samford and Griffin Armitage will be old enough to understand the impact their simultaneous arrivals have had on Sherri and Paul Armitage's lives.
The 15-year-old put in a medically induced coma Tuesday after the car she was riding in was struck by a school bus is now in stable condition and responsive, according to the Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the crash.