Christmas carols and bright lights filled the downtown area of Pembroke on Saturday afternoon when the city hosted its 28th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony near the Pembroke Police Department.
South Bryan residents got an early taste of the Christmas spirit over the weekend when the city hosted its annual Chili Cook-Off and Hometown Holiday Parade followed by the Offshore Outlaws' annual Christmas on the Ogeechee Boat Parade.
Noah Covington won the District 1 county commission seat Tuesday night by outpolling incumbent Joe Kendrick by a 356-126 margin in a runoff election.
ATHENS - Cecil Stafford of Long County and James R. "Bob" Monroe of McIntosh County have been elected as supervisors on the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District Board, the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission announced.
ATHENS - U.S. Department of Agriculture State Director Quinton Robinson on Tuesday announced the closure of the Georgia Rural Development Area Six area office in Baxley, which has served the Southeast region of Georgia for more than three decades.
A group of Revolutionary War re-enactors expressed gratitude for their forefathers Nov. 17 at Fort Morris State Historic Site's annual Come & Take It! encampment.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp is stepping down from her post after 10 years of working to protect the Ogeechee River basin.
A fence located in a drainage easement drew some discussion at Tuesday's Richmond Hill City Council meeting.
ATLANTA - Georgia will not create the health insurance exchanges required under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and will leave that task to federal authorities, Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday.
Residents in Pembroke can expect to see new Christmas decorations throughout the city this year, but the city is also requesting help from residents.
Georgia's leading water-protection group recently named its "Dirty Dozen" for 2012, exposing the worst offenses to Georgia's water. The sites range from an unnecessary reservoir in northeast Georgia to a tire dump in southwest Georgia.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday to hire a new fire chief for the county during its regular monthly meeting in Pembroke.
Local city officials are doing their part to spread some holiday cheer by collecting gifts for patients at Savannah's Georgia Regional Hospital as part of the 2012 Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.
Attorneys representing the Ogeechee Riverkeeper Association filed a petition for mandamus Tuesday in Screven County Superior Court, seeking to force the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to halt a textile company's discharge of wastewater into the Ogeechee River.
A fundraiser to benefit the family of Gavin Newman and Ivan Newman of Ellabell is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Dubois Park in Pembroke.
The Bryan County Board of Education has filled several administrative positions at various schools across the county as well as central office positions, according to a press release issued Friday by the Bryan BoE.
More than 100 students, parents, faculty and staff filled the gym at Bryan County High School on Friday morning for the 2013 honors day ceremony.
Applause and cheers filled the cafeteria at Richmond Hill high school Thursday evening when the top seniors in the class of 2013 were recognized for various academic achievements.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a special World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.
Repairs made to Pembroke Police Department vehicles have upset one Pembroke business owner.
J.F. Gregory Park was abuzz with hundreds of people throughout the night Friday as they celebrated, remembered and fought back with the American Cancer Society as part of the 2013 Bryan County Relay for Life.
Monday held a bittersweet feeling for staff and students at Richmond Hill Middle School when the school celebrated the life of the late Chip Eckwall and buried a time capsule commemorating the school's first year.
Members of the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce learned a little of what is going on in the Georgia Department of Transportation whenGeorgia's 1stCongressional District Board Member Ann Purcell paid the group a visit on May 15.
SPRINGFIELD - Anger, concern for the environment and frustration were evident Tuesday night as residents attended a hearing regarding the Ogeechee River and a proposed permit allowing an industry to continue discharging wastewater into the river.
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