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.
In front of cheering classmates, faculty, family and friends, Bryan County High School senior Reed Walker was named the school's STAR student Monday. She, in turn, named Keith Corbin as her STAR teacher.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let residents decide whether package sales of alcohol should be legal on Sundays within city limits.
The Bryan County Board of Education approved a district for the new McAllister Elementary on Thursday that adds Dunham Marsh and Oak Pointe subdivisions to the attendance, but won't include students who live down 144 Spur.
Mark Wallace wants to keep the Ozzy Park story positive.
Family Promise of Bryan County's mission is to help homeless families find a permanent home.
A Charleston family continues to seek help locating Tim Jaskiewicz, who was last seen Feb. 16 in Richmond Hill.
The future of Richmond Hill High School football starts now, new Wildcats coach Matt LeZotte said Monday at a press conference announcing his hiring.
At its Feb. 26 lunch meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill heard from American Traditions Competition board member Elizabeth Oxnard. The 2015 American Traditions Competition will be in Savannah from Feb. 23-27. For more information, go to www.americantraditionscompetition.com. The Rotary Club of Richmond meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the City Center. For more information, go to http://www.rotaryofrichmondhill.org/, call 912-231-7227 or email email@example.com.
At its Feb. 26 lunch meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill honored Katie Goodwin, the Junior Rotarian of the Month. The club meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the City Center. For more information, go to http://www.rotaryofrichmondhill.org/, call 912-231-7227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the death of a roofing company employee who fell through a skylight of a warehouse Wednesday.
Coastal Georgia's crown jewel, the Ogeechee River, long has been celebrated for the fishing, boating and outdoor-recreation opportunities it provides to local residents. Soon, though, its appeal will expand as river enthusiasts from all over Georgia - and, perhaps, beyond - come to know and admire this natural resource.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Caesarstone, a manufacturer of high-quality engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill, creating 130 jobs.
Incidents taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.
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