Students will be going back to school in less than two months and health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are encouraging parents to be proactive about getting required immunizations for children. A complete summary of Georgia immunization requirements can be found by going to www.gachd.org and clicking on the Immunizations and Vaccinations link under the Quick Links menu on the home page.
Dixie Pickers Antiques held its grand opening ribbon cutting Monday in Richmond Hill, followed by an open house.
Tara Nielsen wins "BCES Biggest Loser Contest"!With the help of the Bryan County Health Department's recording the weekly weigh ins, Bryan County Emergency Services hosted an 8-week "Biggest Loser" contest for anyone wishing to participate. Although several people signed up, and some even lost more weight, only one person completed all the requirements for the 8-week program. Tara Nielsen, wife of Captain Jeff Nielsen, was dedicated to the program and stuck it out for the entire 8-weeks. She actually didn't have a ton of weight to lose but I believe she was more focused on getting in ...
Homeowners in unincorporated Bryan County should start seeing lower premiums on their FEMA flood insurance, officials say.
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Pembroke home and business owners should see lower insurance premiums in October, after the Pembroke Fire Department dropped its ISO rating from a 5/9 to a 4/9 - or a 4/4x under the new rating system.
Bryan County Finance Director John Grotheer will act as interim county administrator beginning July 1. He will replace Ray Pittman, who stepped down earlier this year from the county's top appointed post.
The 468 eastern redbud trees at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk are dying. According to Fort Stewart public affairs spokesman Kevin Larson, the trees intended to be living memorials begin dying shortly after they're planted.
A member of Richmond Hill High School's class of 2014 has been accepted to Mercer University's undergraduate and medical schools.
The weather was absolutely perfect Saturday morning as more than 350 children participated in the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill's 24th annual Fishing Derby.
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The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School.
The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Bryan County Elementary School.
The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Bryan County Middle School.
Senior running back Ronnie Harris rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns and Richmond Hill High School's defense pitched a shutout in the Wildcats 20-0 season-opening win Friday over visiting Johnson.
The South Bryan County Recreation Department is now offering pickleball.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 Bryan County campaign Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center by announcing the organization has set a fundraising goal of $75,000.
Note: Look for more coverage in future stories on issues raised at the retreat.
This is an exciting time for our Richmond Hill YMCA! A 4,000 square foot expansion to our current 10,000 square foot facility will open this fall! The additional space is greatly needed to offer more room for group fitness classes, a larger spin room, and a multi-purpose room. More programs and classes will be added, and more people will be served as the Y becomes an even greater asset to our Richmond Hill community!
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners regular meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the court house in Pembroke.
Richmond Hill City Council gave its endorsement Tuesday to a St. Louis-based developer's planned $22.9 million renovation of Ashton Apartments that will be financed at least partly through the sale of about $15 million in revenue bonds issued by the City of McDonough Housing Authority.
A local service club which annually puts on a wildly popular kids fishing derby and honors local public safety honors is now getting behind an upcoming blood drive.
Delete-Merge UpSinger-songwriter Jake Miller reportedly will perform at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing.
From Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Davy Crockett Murray doesn't just make candy, breads or cakes.
Twenty-five members of the Richmond Hill High School Interact Club along with advisor Adam Balduff and members of the Bark Park board spent Saturday helping to ensure the Bryan County Bark Park opens in October.
A development company that planned to add multi-family homes in Richmond Hill Plantation at the corner of Port Royal Road and Sterling Links Way has apparently decided to drop those plans.
Jeff's Beverage owners Jeff Nielsen and Kathy Nielsen asked Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday to consider letting voters decide whether Sunday package sales of alcohol should be legal in the city limits.