ATLANTA - District 1 state Sen. Buddy Carter, R- Pooler, has received an A-plus grade on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's 2014 legislative scorecard.
Bryan County Schools and the Bryan County Sheriff's Department have turned over the findings of their investigation into a former Bryan County High School teacher who recently resigned over allegations involving improper conduct at an away cross country meet in November.
Workers were seen busy at the intersection of highways 144 and 17 in Richmond Hill late Monday night, and a DOT spokesperson confirmed construction on a dedicated right turn only lane at the intersection is under way. Most of the work will be done at night. The project is expected to cost about $77,000 and take about 60 days to complete, if weather permits.
A legislative update heard by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Advisory Council was received with quiet outrage during the CAC's spring meeting Wednesday morning at the Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative headquarters on Highway 17 in Midway.
Richmond Hill City Manager Chris Lovell addressed the Richmond Hill Lions Club at its monthly meeting April 24 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Maybe Bryan County's estimated 20,000 registered voters are waiting until the last minute. Maybe they haven't made their minds up yet. Maybe it's just too early.
CenturyLink today announced the three Richmond Hill-area winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation's Teachers and Technology grant program. The program, which has been offered since 2008, awards grants to schools in CenturyLink's local service areas on behalf of teachers who have developed specific plans to innovatively implement technology in their classroom.
Richmond Hill gave the Richmond High School baseball team a bit of a sendoff Wednesday morning as the team left by charter bus for a second round Class AAAAA playoff game against Greenbrier. Supporters say the Wildcats (20-8) are in the second round for the first time in program history.
Last year, the monthly community get-together known as Friday on the Train promoted a number of worthy causes during its four-month run at Station Exchange in Richmond Hill.
Hundreds of people braved a persistent light drizzle Saturday and attended the annual Public Safety Day in the First Baptist Church parking lot.
A phone call around midday Tuesday from Bryan County Board of Education Chairman Eddie Warren began with a question.
The Richmond Hill High School baseball team is heading to Evans at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to compete in the second round of state playoffs, and the school's Home Run Association is hoping for a big sendoff for the team.
A Bryan County High School teacher allegedly involved in inappropriate behavior with a female student has resigned "effective immediately," said school superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher in a press release issued Friday morning. The teacher's name has not been released.
In the end, Chatham County Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley said he couldn't understand what led former Richmond Hill High School honor student and HOPE scholar Patricia Ann Collins to get behind the wheel on June 15, 2012, after drinking heavily at bars in Savannah.
Patricia Ann Collins was sentenced today to seven years "to serve" followed by eight years probation for vehicular homicide.
Members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners named the top three candidates for the position of county administrator Tuesday during the board's regular meeting in Pembroke.
The Bryan County Board of Education will meet at 5:45 p.m. today at the Richmond HIll Pre-K center in a called meeting.
Early voting in runoff elections continues through next week in Bryan County.
Richmond Hill recently received an Insurance Services Office rating of 4 for its fire-protection services for the city.
An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.
With the state changing to a new testing system this fall, local school officials said the last Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests go round for Bryan County was about par for the course for a system many believe to be among the best in the state.
Editor's note: Vy is the 2014 valedictorian of Richmond Hill High School and is freelancing this summer for the Bryan County News before she heads off to Rice.