Applause from the standing room-only crowd filled the courtroom in Pembroke on Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services.
Applause filled the courtroom at the county courthouse in Pembroke Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services.
Three students from Richmond Hill are one step closer to attending U.S. Service academies after recently receiving congressional nominations from 1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.
Grand jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the November 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.
Early voting ends at 5 p.m. Friday, which means Bryan County residents still have some time to cast their votes early for the municipal and countywide elections.
Trial jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the March 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.
Local business leaders appear cautiously optimistic regarding news that the war in Iraq is ending and troops stationed there will be coming home by the end of the year.
Monday marks the final week of early voting in Bryan County, and voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to cast their ballots before Election Day for the countywide and municipal elections.
Around 50 city residents gathered Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center for a candidate forum to hear what plans City Council candidates Jan Bass and John Fesperman have for the city if elected.
Voters will have the chance to find out more about the Richmond Hill City Council candidates' plans for the city and the countywide penny tax at 6 p.m. Thursday during a candidate forum at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Although all seats on the Pembroke City Council are up for grabs this election year, voters will only see one contested seat at the polls.
As early voting continues and Election Day nears, residents in Pembroke will see several incumbents, as well as some new names, on their ballot for the Pembroke City Council.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization filed a lawsuit Friday against the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The suit claims EPD failed to protect citizens and honor their right to have input on a recent consent order against a textiles plant blamed for a massive fish kill.
Atlantic Waste Services just wants to be a good neighbor.
The importance of the special purpose local option sales tax and its use in Bryan County is a "no brainer."
Richmond Hill residents can look forward to park improvements, additional sidewalks and groundbreaking on the city's new wastewater treatment plant in 2014, City Manager Chris Lovell said recently while setting out the city's goals for the year.
Mental health providers recommend individuals with the "holiday blues" speak up and reach out for help.
Tax hikes, turn lanes and thrice-made grand champions, oh my! 2013 had a lot in store for many Bryan County residents
STATESBORO - Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson, a 40-year insurance-industry veteran, has announced her candidacy for state insurance commissioner.
This year is the first time Richmond Hill resident Marty Martinez has used the Christmas tree recycling program in J.F. Gregory Park, but it won't be his last.
Georgia's 2014 elections will most likely start two months earlier than in past statewide election seasons, with a general primary May 20, instead of in July. Candidates – including those for six local seats in Bryan County – will need to qualify March 3-7.
The Downtown Development Authority of Pembroke has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial distict revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Every year has its big stories, and 2013 was no different in that regard in Bryan County, where Richmond Hill not only got a new industrial park, but also a new tenant for it - and took substantial steps towards getting another I-95 interchange.
Bryan County families should look for big recreational gains in 2014, according to County Administrator Ray Pittman, as both ends of the county should get some hot weather relief when splash parks are installed later next summer in Hendrix and Henderson Parks.
The public works giant Operations Management International Inc. is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, alleging the city breached its contract when deciding to end its relationship with OMI in the middle of a five-year agreement.
SAVANNAH -- Police here are investigating after human remains were found in a west Chatham County park Friday morning.
According to online media reports, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., is drawing Georgia residents' ire for suggesting that children who qualify for free lunches at public schools should do janitorial work to help them learn that there's "no such thing as a free lunch."
The public works management company OMI is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, claiming the city's decision end its relationship with the company is a breach of contract.
Bryan County may look for a way to convince developers to construct homes on larger lots during a county commission workshop next month at the Administrative Complex in Richmond Hill.
Last season was a good one for the Richmond Hill High School wrestling program, which had its first ever state runner-up in Ethan Wampler, the area's top wrestler who came within a match of winning the 120-pound title in Class AAAAA.