The sound of dogs barking was very likely music to Wendy Bolton's ears Wednesday afternoon.
Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to raise water and sewer rates for the city's roughly 4,800 customers beginning in January, blaming the increases on state mandates and a potential shortfall of $25 million in the city's coffers in a decade.
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that burned a home and at 45 Meadows Road on Monday morning in south Bryan County, Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell said.
By now, chances are you have heard of Mike Viti, the former Army fullback and West Point graduate, a member of the United State Military Academy's class of 2008 who won a Bronze star while serving as an artillery officer in Afghanistan.
Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall to discuss a proposed revision to the Richmond Hill Plantation master plan regarding property at the corner of Port Royal Road and Sterling Links Way.
Richmond Hill native Derrick Smith has replaced Steve Croy as chairman of the Development Authority of Bryan County.
Bryan County Schools introduced its school-level teachers of the year Thursday night at the Bryan County Board of Education meeting at Richmond Hill Middle School.
More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.
The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
More than 4,800 water and sewer customers in Richmond Hill will see their bills go up again in January if the city follows through on measures aimed at helping pay for a new $24 million wastewater treatment plant.
School officials say Bryan County High School band director Wade Eggleston has resigned.
Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop on operating budgets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. That will be followed by a public hearing on a water and sewer study.
Paige Shuman was named Bryan County High School homecoming queen on Friday night.
Bryan County 4-H members Jasmine Tapper and Christian Shellman, front, along with Bryan County 4-H director Trish West, attended the most recent meeting of the Bryan County Commission. There, they got an opportunity to have their photo taken with Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed and commissioners Jimmy Henderson, Wade Price, Carter Infinger, Steve Myers and Noah Covington.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
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.
The Richmond Hill Police and the Georgia State Patrol are investigating a Tuesday afternoon wreck that involved a school bus.
Pembroke city council is reportedly set to name Guyton Police Chief Randy Alexander as Pembroke's new chief of police.