Richmond Hill incumbents Harold Fowler and Van Hunter have qualified to run in the November election, City Clerk Ursula Lee said Tuesday.
Bryan County students who graduated in 2013 fared better on the ACT than their 2012 peers and recorded the system's best composite score on the test since 2009, according to information released Monday by Bryan County Schools.
There'll be no hike in Pembroke city taxes as council members voted Monday to adopt last year's millage rate of 10.2 mills, the maximum allowed by the city's charter.
The Bryan County Board of Education adopted a fiscal 2014 operating budget of nearly $53 million at its meeting Thursday at G.W. Carver Elementary.
SAVANNAH – First District of Georgia congressional candidate David Schwarz has suspended his campaign.
Qualifying begins Monday for three Richmond Hill City Council seats, including the mayor's post, coming available in the November elections.
Despite a tax digest that's shrunk quite a bit in recent years, the Richmond Hill City Council adopted the same 4.209 millage rate it's had for the last several years during the board's regular meeting Tuesday.
UPDATE: According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the new traffic signal at Mulberry Drive and Highway 17 should be fully operational Thursday, Aug. 22, weather permitting.
Computers, pickups, even a broken outboard motor or two.
Volunteers are getting harder to come by for volunteer fire departments, and Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell knows why it's getting tougher to find people to serve.
National developer Fletcher Management Company is expanding the footprint of their newest development, WaterWays Township, in Richmond Hill.
Starting this week, law enforcement personnel will be riding school buses at various times to help nab motorists who don't obey bus stop signs.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners did more than vote on the millage rate at Tuesday's meeting in Richmond Hill, but budgetary matters weren't far from the surface for much of the evening.
BRUNSWICK - Loggerhead sea turtles nesting in Georgia have hit a new high for the fourth straight year.
Bryan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Burnsed hesitated to use the word "compromise" Tuesday night after commissioners approved a smaller-than-proposed tax increase by a 3-2 vote.
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.