Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp said.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp stopped in Bryan County on Tuesday to visit the County Elections Office in Pembroke as well as the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.
When one thinks of international travel and electronic sleuthing, it is unlikely that Richmond Hill and Bryan County come to mind. However, this past week, that is exactly what happened.
Police are trying to locate two Richmond Hill teens reported missing by their families, according to Richmond Hill Police Lt. Dana Strickland.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp will be in Bryan County today. He will be at the Bryan County Elections office around 11:30 a.m., according to spokesman Matt Carruthers, then Kemp will visit the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce at 1 p.m.
The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a called meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The council will consider planning and zoning requests from Denny's Restaurant, Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, 32 Degress and more. The council will also meet in closed session to discuss civil action 2010-V-877, as well as an ante litem notice regarding Sydney Layne Sanders.
Richmond Hill Rotarians got an in-depth look Thursday at the use and history of special purpose local option sales tax dollars in Bryan County during the club's weekly meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.
After a decision made by The Wilderman Group to eliminate a position at the Richmond Hill City Center, former director and executive chef Kermit Griffin is no longer with the facility.
Qualifying for municipal elections came to a close at 4:30 p.m. Friday, and the latter part of the week brought several incumbents, a previous council member and a political newcomer into the ring for Pembroke City Council.
Hurricane Katia is expected to develop into a major storm over the next few days, but forecasters say it is still too early to say if it will threaten Coastal Georgia.
Qualifying for municipal elections in Pembroke and Richmond Hill began Monday, and several newcomers and incumbents have already qualified.
While the Mid Atlantic through Northeast mops up after Hurricane Irene swept the area last week, hurricane experts in Florida have turned attention to Tropical Storm Katia, which was upgraded from a tropical depression Monday night.
The removal of a centuries-old oak tree in Blitchton by the Georgia Department of Transportation began earlier this week to make room for future improvements to the intersection of highways 280 and 80.
In November, the cities of Richmond Hill and Pembroke will both host municipal elections, and the first step begins Monday with qualifying in both cities.
Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain Friday ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners is hoping to lure new businesses with the creation of "military zones" and save some money by refinancing loans on the county's industrial park in North Bryan.
Bryan County's first Water Task Force has become a reality.
RICEBORO - A man was killed shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday at an Interstate Paper warehouse on Interstate Paper road in Riceboro.
The South Bryan Rec 12U, 10U and 8U teams are all bound for the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state championship tournament in their respective age groups.
Despite the potential costs to land developers and homebuilders should the Richmond Hill City Council adopt a landscape ordinance, fewer than 10 real estate professionals attended a town hall meeting Thursday at City Hall.
Call this a good-news, good-news kind of story.
Georgia's leading water protection group recently named its "Dirty Dozen" for 2013, highlighting 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia's waters.
Pembroke is taking preliminary steps toward getting state funding to help fix up the city's Municipal Park.
Richmond Hill City Council members approved a measure Tuesday aimed at bringing more business into certain parts of the city.
Bryan County Family Connection opened its new North Bryan Service Center this week with an open house at the repurposed building in the J.D. Harn Industrial Park at Pembroke.
A spokesman for Georgia's Environmental Protection Division said a permit issued this week that allows King America Finishing to continue releasing wastewater into the Ogeechee River would "make the discharge the most highly regulated in the state."
Two courthouse officials appeared before the Bryan County Board of Commissioners Tuesday and got support for changing long-set traditions in how the county collects taxes and holds elections.
The Georgia Department of Education is honoring Bryan County Schools for its progress in helping economically disadvantaged students succeed in the classroom.
The green and red shoebox-sized packages atop a table at First Baptist Church Richmond Hill each contain a few toys, personal hygiene items and school supplies.
As expected, the Georgia High School Association put Richmond Hill High School in Class AAAAAA on Monday, but it's uncertain whether the school will stay there long.