Pembroke and Richmond Hill joined dozens of other municipalities throughout the state this week as the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Cities Week celebration began Sunday.
Several business owners raised questions and expressed concerns Monday night about Richmond Hill's proposed sign ordinance during a public hearing at City Hall.
A group of local volunteers is doing its part to help revive and maintain marine life in the off the coast of south Bryan County.
Pembroke and Richmond Hill will show residents "Where the Action is" through activities planned as part of the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Georgia Cities Week celebration, which runs Sunday-April 27.
Dogs and their owners in South Bryan might be getting their own park following the county Board of Commissioners' decision to provide use of county land in DeVaul Henderson Park.
The parking lot of First Baptist Church in Richmond Hill was all abuzz Saturday with fire trucks, helicopters, safety exhibits and more for the 11th annual Public Safety Day hosted by the Bryan County Emergency Services and South Bryan Volunteer Firefighters Association.
Charges have been filed in the death of a North Bryan toddler killed by a pack of family dogs in Ellabell late last month.
Jimmy Cook, longtime volunteer fire chief for the city of Pembroke, said he may be retired from the position he's held since 1971, but it wasn't his decision.
A hearing has been set in the Atlantic Waste Services lawsuit that claims the Bryan County's ordinance regarding landfills is unconstitutional.
The Georgia Law Enforcement Moving Memorial was in Pembroke April 5 to unveil a new name -- Bryan County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Robert Warren Crapse, who was killed last June in a head-on collision on I-95.
Editor's note: Former Fire Chief Jimmy Cook says he was forced to retire. See a follow-up story in the April 13 edition of the News.
Charges may be filed this week in the death of a 21-month-old North Bryan toddler mauled late last month by a pack of the family's dogs.
Two teenage girls suffered injuries in a four-wheeler crash Monday in Ellabell that resulted in transportation to aSavannahtrauma center.
An overturned tractor trailer shut down an exit ramp off of Interstate 95 in Richmond Hill on Monday for more than 10 hours, according to Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing.
The following reports are from the Richmond Hill Police Department:
Beginning this weekend, Bryan County residents can buy alcohol in the unincorporated parts of the county on Sunday after members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners approved a second reading of the ordinance allowing such sales.
Pembroke City Council named Randy Alexander as police chief at Monday night's meeting. Alexander spent the past nine years as Guyton's police chief and establishedd the city's first police department, according to a press release.
As Bryan County Schools administrators continue to work on a proposed attendance area for the new McAllister Elementary, some Dunham Marsh parents still feel left out in the cold.
The following is a press release from Bryan County Schools on Thursday night's forum at Richmond Hill Middle School.
Ultimately, the word "ultimatum" separated Carver Elementary spelling champ Mason Zent from his closest, competitor, Ryan Wiebold.
The Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA) announced the winners of the Science Teacher of the Year. Robert Hodgdon, a teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School, was selected as the 2015 Middle School Science Teacher of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Dr. Paul T. Brooksher, Superintendent, said, "Mr. Hodgdon is a dynamic teacher who goes above and beyond every day. From engaging lessons within the walls of the classroom to field experiences throughout the state to building phenomenal relationships with students, the GTSA could not have selected a better winner."
North Bryan Emergency Services, along with automatic aid units from the City of Pembroke Fire Department, responded to a reported fire Thursday night in a residence at 101 Power Circle Road. EMS unit 5 was the first unit to arrive on scene. The crew reported to incoming units on a fully-engulfed single-wide trailer, andseveral small propane cylinders were near the fire.
The Bryan County Children's Fund made Christmas brighter for 450 children from 250 families in 2014. None of it would have been possible without those who pitched in to help in one form or another.
St. Anne Catholic Church's new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary is well on the road to completion, and Father Joe Smith couldn't be more pleased with the way things have gone so far.
One day, Lily, Mae, Samford and Griffin Armitage will be old enough to understand the impact their simultaneous arrivals have had on Sherri and Paul Armitage's lives.
The 15-year-old put in a medically induced coma Tuesday after the car she was riding in was struck by a school bus is now in stable condition and responsive, according to the Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the crash.