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. That's what Ellabell resident Greg Purcell is asking for in a petition he created using the new "We the people" program through www.whitehouse.gov. "I, like everyone else, am just completely frustrated with the entire government," Purcell said. "I don't care whether you have an R or a D after your name, to watch these people stand up and say 'we've got to cut this and that and shut down the government,' it ...
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 will ...
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.
A Richmond Hill man died Oct. 5 in South Carolina in what has been ruled as an accidental drowning.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties was brought down earlier this week.
MIDWAY - Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded more than $22,000 in Bright Ideas grants Wednesday and Thursday to school teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties - with more than $9,000 going to teachers in Richmond Hill.
Bryan County's location, combined with its quality of life, good schools and low taxes, make it a desirable place to live.
SAVANNAH - Three Bryan County organizations are now sporting new computer equipment thanks to a gift from a local bank.
Richmond Hill drivers may see some traffic relief along Highway 144 with plans for both a traffic light at Timber Trail Road and a right-turn lane at Highway 17.
Richmond Hill could start requiring residents to put their lawn trimmings into paper bags for pickup.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series on issues raised by a recent countywide retreat.
It was a big week for preschoolers in Bryan County as two state legislators stopped by classrooms to read in honor of Georgia Pre-K Week.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories on issues raised by the countywide planning retreat.
Seventy-four soldiers packed their tackle boxes Saturday afternoon for a full day of fishing out of Fort McAllister Marina at the third annual Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo.
The weather was perfect Saturday as 125 volunteers descended upon Fort McAllister to help spruce up the state historic park.
Tuesday morning, the nation awoke to a government shutdown as Republicans and Democrats came to a standoff on the federal budget, and local officials expressed their disappointment in the turn of events.
Richmond Hill city council members learned Tuesday night the DOT has approved adding a right-turn-only lane to Highway 144 West where it intersects with Highway 17 North. The new turn-only lane, which will be created by shrinking the width of current lanes, will be 600 feet long and stack 25 cars, according to city officials.
Bryan County voters got an early taste of the 2014 Republican primary election Thursday night at the Richmond Hill City Center when 10 candidates outlined their political platforms to more than 100 people who gathered to hear their views.