Reaffirming what several have said before him, AASU Director for the Center for Regional Analysis Michael Toma exclaimed at Magnolia Manor that Bryan County has a strong economic future and should anticipate an "explosive growth in population."
Feeling artsy? On Saturday, Arts on the Coast is sponsoring their second annual art show at the Wetlands Center at J.F. Gregory Park and everyone is invited to attend. "This show will showcase our visual artists," said Sarah Volker, visual arts chairperson for the group. "We'll have anything from marble and bronze sculptures, photography, oil and water color paintings, collage work and charcoal graphics. There'll be a little bit of everything." ...
Lanier Primary School was the site of the annual Miss BCHS Beauty Pageant Saturday night. Age divisions ranged from Tiny Miss to Miss BCHS and all age groups were represented by beautiful young ladies that competed in both the formal and casual wear categories.
Roughly five years ago, the Bryan County Commission deeded a water and sewer system at the industrial park on I-16 to the Bryan County Development Authority.
The Bryan County chapter of the NAACP presented a unique program entitled "The Twelve Months of Black History" on Sunday which focused on and commemorated some of the unsung heroes in Bryan County.
This coming week, both Richmond Hill and Pembroke will participate in a statewide celebration of Georgia Cities Week by conducting a number of activities.
At Tuesday's Richmond Hill City Council meeting, city manager Mike Melton said developer Lamar Smith has volunteered to give a piece of land off Ivey Street in Main Street subdivision to the city.
John Reddan, Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Eldercare Solutions, recently announced the release of Reddan's Coastal Eldercare Directory.
Bryan County 4-H'ers competed at the Southeast District/Area BB tournament and were right on target, finishing in 3rd place overall. Members of this team were Bobby Jacobs, Denver Snyder, Marcus Mitchell, Rachael Scott, Brent Nardella, Austin Schneider and Cody Bryson.
The 2007 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Distinguished Service Award, the brand's highest honor, was presented in March to Richmond Hill resident Mark Bolton, vice president of marketing and member services of Coastal Electric Cooperative. Coastal Electric is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.
The United Methodist Women of Richmond Hill will have a "tea" at Magnolia Manor on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. Featured speaker will be Diann Beasley, who is the Savannah District President of the UMW. This special day is the Call to Prayer and Self-Denial Sunday. It will be a salute to new members and to deaconesses of the United Church. Offering for the day will go to programs of concern for deaconesses.
Pembroke farmer Hugh Lynn Page said the wacky weather over the past two months has taken a toll on his crops.
If you're planning on heading south, you may want to take note. The Georgia Department of Transportation has closed several state routes and has put detours in place in Ware and Clinch counties due to smoke from a fire in and around the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge Area. Ware County: State Route 38/US 84 (Valdosta Highway) has been closed from MP 2.5 in Manor to MP 15.7. SR 122 has been closed from MP 4 at Manor/Millwood ...
Richmond Hill's newest restaurant, Beef 'O' Brady's, opened on Monday where Pogy's used to stand. Owners Doug and Georgia Goolsby aim to have their "family sports pub" reflect the Richmond Hill sports scene in numerous ways.
Two more men have been taken into police custody in connection with the Operation Red Dot, a sting by the Pembroke Police and the Bryan County Sheriff's Departments to arrest narcotics dealers in north Bryan County.
Superior Court Judge David Cavendar has issued a ruling in favor of Bryan County's ordinances regarding landfills in the lawsuit filed by Atlantic Waste Services against the county.
Construction began last month on a single-pole 115 kilovolt transmission line between Bryan and Liberty counties, and it's expected to pick up this summer.
Recent water test results at the site of King America Finishing, a Screven County textiles plant under fire by Ogeechee River advocates concerned about pollution, were erroneous, according to an attorney representing the company.
After weeks of planning, consulting with business owners and deliberation, the city of Richmond Hill has put in place new sign regulations after the city council approved a new sign ordinance Tuesday.
Kindergarteners at Lanier Primary School were entertained by a special guest Friday when Georgia's First Lady Sandra Deal stopped by the school to read a story to students.
The city of Richmond Hill has scheduled two called meetings.
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