Revised plans for what is known as Plantation Village in Richmond Hill Plantation will now head to the Richmond Hill City Council after being OK'd 3-2 Monday night by the city Planning Commission.
With Hurricane Irene heading up a path alongside the southeast coast, Bryan County officials are urging residents to be prepared and be watchful – even if projections say the storm should bypass Georgia.
MIAMI - Emergency officials from Florida to the Carolinas were closely watching Irene Tuesday as the first hurricane to seriously threaten the U.S. in three years churned over energizing tropical waters. The storm has already cut a destructive path through the Caribbean.
The Richmond Hill City Council may be transitioning from meeting twice monthly to once a month after some discussion at its regular meeting Aug. 16.
The Richmond Hill Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. today in the board room of City Hall.
The crowd that greeted U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson for a town hall meeting Wednesday at Altamaha Technical College in Jesup was mostly supportive of the Republican politicians, voicing concerns rather than anger.
The Georgia House and Senate approved new political boundaries for their 236 members, beating back fiery opposition from Democrats who have vowed to challenge the new maps in court, and Bryan County now has a new House district, bringing its total to three.
The city of Pembroke held another budget workshop Monday that allowed department heads to collaborate with city officials and discuss specific needs, including a new police officer and vehicles, maintenance equipment and more, for the 2012 budget.
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association will now be known as the Richmond Hill Recreation Advisory Committee following a change in the organization's charter that was approved Aug. 9 by county commissioners.
The Coastal Regional Commission wants Richmond Hill to feature green building strategies and minimize water demands in the city's project to expand and upgrade its wastewater facility.
A pop-up thunderstorm passed through Pembroke Saturday afternoon just before the start of the special Whistlestop Farmers Market at Twilight, but that didn't stop North Bryan residents from getting out and exploring the special evening market.
Landfill concerns and subdivision issues were voiced Tuesday by some Bryan County residents during the Bryan County Board of Commissioners' meeting in the County Administrative Complex.
Though not everyone was pleased about moving parts of a North Bryan district into the southern half of the county, the Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday new districts for the county that do just that.
Early Thursday morning, Jim Anderson resigned from his position as the director of Bryan County Emergency Services, according to County Administrator Phil Jones.
Former Bryan County Emergency Services Director Jim Anderson announced Thursday on his Facebook page that he resigned from his position with the county.
Richmond Hill Elementary School had a special guest Wednesday when State School Superintendent Dr. John D. Barge stopped by to tour the facility and speak with school officials.
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.