A long-awaited traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 17 and Mulberry Drive is one step closer to fruition after the city received a permit from the Georgia Department of Transportation to move forward with the project.
The Bryan County Board of Education will have a new face in January after political newcomer Marianne Smith garnered the majority of votes in the special election to decide the District 4 representative.
Voters in Bryan County's District 1 will head back to the polls Dec. 4 to decide just who will represent them on the Board of Commissioners for the next four years.
While the nation was on standby much of Tuesday night waiting to see who would lead the country for the next four years, Bryan County voters made it clear they wanted Republican candidate Mitt Romney to take the country's top position.
SAVANNAH - Savannah planners are taking a vertical approach to traffic congestion on a major thoroughfare and considering a new elevated expressway.
A well-known environmental activist has breathed new life into the fight to clean up the Ogeechee River.
The county's $17.5 million spending plan for 2013 is a "realistic" budget that holds the current tax rate and includes pay raises, according to John Grotheer, the county's finance director.
Applications are being accepted for two annual events.
Early voting ended Friday in Georgia, but residents still have one last chance to cast a ballot for the November general election.
A group of Bryan County firefighters joined Oct. 7 family of Terry Nielsen, a fallen member of the Bryan County Fire Department, at the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md., as Nielsen's name was added to the National Fallen Firefighter's Memorial Wall during a special ceremony.
SAVANNAH - The federal government said Saturday it has given final approval to a $652 million project to deepen the river channel to the Port of Savannah to make room for supersized cargo ships.
Early voting has been taking place across Georgia for more than two weeks, but anyone wishing to cast a ballot early for the November general election has only until Friday to do so.
Plans for a new development along Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill moved forward at the Oct. 16 Richmond Hill City Council meeting.
Richmond Hill Pharmacy will hold its ninth annual health fair from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday in Towne Center, 2409 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.
A small crowd gathered Sunday in the center of Northside Cemetery in Pembroke to take part in a special dedication ceremony for recent renovations made to the cemetery.
It's called Project Honey by the Development Authority of Bryan County, and local officials have alluded to it in the past at meetings. Here's a link to a story that includes mention of the project, which apparently could bring more than 100 jobs and $100 million in investment to the Belfast Commerce Centre: http://www.bryancountynews.net/archives/34772/
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.
The occasionally scary intersection at Highway 144 and Belfast River Road could one day be the site of a traffic roundabout, it seems.
Pembroke got a new police chief Monday night when council members appointed former Guyton chief Randy Alexander as the city's new top cop.
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.