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Overturned semi on 95 snarls traffic

Overturned semi on 95 snarls traffic

An overturned truck on I-95 earlier Saturday afternoon had traffic backed up in both directions.

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Agriculture in big picture, locally and globally

Agriculture in big picture, locally and globally

When I read or heard about farmers while growing up, I imagined they were people who wanted to provide for their families, which is still ...

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Updated: mar. 24, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Pembroke FD honors its volunteers

Pembroke FD honors its volunteers

Camaraderie, brotherhood, a tradition of service, an adrenaline rush; these are some of the reasons the volunteers of the Pembroke Fire Department give of their ...

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Updated: mar. 24, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Sheriff's reports: Cyber terrorist email what?

Sheriff's reports: Cyber terrorist email what?

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

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RH Exchange Club honor public safety officers

RH Exchange Club honor public safety officers

Wednesday was a day in which one local club recognized its community’s top public servants, men and women who often are lifelines during emergencies.

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Updated: mar. 24, 2017 8:30 a.m.
City gives Seafood Fest green light for 2017

City gives Seafood Fest green light for 2017

Although the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival was cancelled last year in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, the Richmond Hill City Council gave it the green ...

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Updated: mar. 24, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Chamber orientation breakfast March 30

Chamber orientation breakfast March 30

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a new member orientation breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. March 30 at Magnolia Grill ...

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Updated: mar. 23, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Rec now has countywide director

Rec now has countywide director

Bryan County, north and south, has a new recreation director who said he is committed to consistency in quality programs.

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846 voters say yest to $100 million

846 voters say yest to $100 million

Voters said yes Tuesday to renewing ESPLOST and a $100 million bond issue to build schools, including a new high school in South Bryan expected ...

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First of four new cranes starts work at Port of Savannah

First of four new cranes starts work at Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority has commissioned the first of four new Neo-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes at the Garden City Terminal, bringing its fleet to 23 – more ...

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Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB blood after severe winter weather in some parts of the country ...

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Voters approve ESPLOST, Sunday alcohol sales in Pembroke

Voters approve ESPLOST, Sunday alcohol sales in Pembroke

Bryan County voters said yes Tuesday both to renewing ESPLOST and $100 million in bonds to build a new high school in South Bryan along ...

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Local firm accepts state award for Richmond Hill’s wastewater treatment plant

Local firm accepts state award for Richmond Hill’s wastewater treatment plant

Local engineering and architectural firm Hussey Gay Bell was recently awarded a statewide American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia (ACEC Georgia) award in the ...

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Campaign urges boating education

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and state, federal and nonprofit partners are encouraging boaters to enroll in a boating education course ...

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Polls reporting a light turnout; no issues

Polls reporting a light turnout; no issues

Foot traffic at the polls is light, according to Bryan County Elections Supervisor Cindy Reynolds.

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Polls open in special election today

Polls open in special election today

Polls will be open until 7 p.m. today in Bryan County for a handful of referendum questions.

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Chamber to host orientation breakfast

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a new member orientation breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. March 30 at Magnolia Grill ...

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Updated: mar. 20, 2017 7:00 a.m.
New eatery seeking 125 employees

New eatery seeking 125 employees

A new diner slated for Pooler is now hiring 125 area residents for various positions at the Tanger Outlets location.

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Updated: mar. 19, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Boy donates to local firefighters

Boy donates to local firefighters

A local 5-year-old boy used the gifts he would have received from his birthday to donate lunch to firefighters at the Richmond Hill Fire Department ...

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County wrangles with sign issues at meeting

County wrangles with sign issues at meeting

The Bryan County Commissioners had plenty of sign issues to resolve at their meeting Tuesday and not everyone was happy with the way the voting ...

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Updated: mar. 17, 2017 6:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill may go Code Red

Richmond Hill may go Code Red

There were many lessons learned during and after Hurricane Matthew last year, Richmond Hill Fire Chief Ralph Catlett told the city council at its meeting ...

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Pembroke OKs crematorium

Pembroke OKs crematorium

It’s not every day you see a crematorium on a city council agenda.

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First Bank of Coastal Georgia back as top performer

First Bank of Coastal Georgia of Pembroke and Richmond Hill has gained its place as a top performer and recently earned a 5-Star rating from ...

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Farmers market to return March 28

J.F. Gregory Park will soon be awash with fresh produce, baked goods and local crafts weekly as the Richmond Hill Farmers’ Market returns March ...

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Updated: mar. 14, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Sheriff's reports for March 13

Sheriff's reports for March 13

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Department reports:

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Clocks ‘spring forward’ March 12

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they set their ...

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Updated: mar. 12, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Property transfers for March 9

Property transfers for March 9

Property transfers through Feb. 28

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Updated: mar. 10, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Wreck update: Woman hit by SUV in North Bryan

Wreck update: Woman hit by SUV in North Bryan

 Two accidents on both ends of Bryan County kept Bryan County Emergency Services busy Thursday afternoon, and one required a woman to be flown to ...

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Floating dock, of all things, stolen

Floating dock, of all things, stolen

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Department reports:

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Updated: mar. 09, 2017 9:00 p.m.


School bus hit by car

A Richmond Hill Middle School bus was hit Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Belfast Siding and Belfast River roads when a driver ran a ...

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Richmond Hill buying drug incinerator

Richmond Hill buying drug incinerator

The Richmond Hill City Council voted Tuesday night to spend $4,250 on a machine that will be used to destroy illegal drugs seized by ...

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Ride 2 Recovery Beaches to Peaches

Ride 2 Recovery Beaches to Peaches

Supporters waving American flags greeted more than 100 cyclists who rode into Richmond Hill Tuesday afternoon in a ride described as freeing for disabled veterans ...

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GBI: No criminal investigation of RHPD

GBI: No criminal investigation of RHPD

A Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent said Wednesday his agency’s look into the Richmond Hill Police Department will be wrapped up in about two ...

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Police use teen's design on cruiser

Police use teen's design on cruiser

A "cool" car complete with 20-inch wheels is joining the local police fleet and it is all the creation of a 15-year-old Richmond Hill High ...

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GSP: February crashes result in 8 deaths

State troopers from the Rincon Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated five traffic crashes during the month of February in Bryan County.  Sgt. 1st ...

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Updated: mar. 09, 2017 7:00 a.m.
WaterWays Township begins construction of new marina

WaterWays Township begins construction of new marina

The 2,300-acre master-planned community in South Bryan County, WaterWays Township, continues to expand with the newest addition to the community, the WaterWays Township Marina.

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Updated: mar. 08, 2017 12:00 p.m.
Ride of their lives

Ride of their lives

More than 100 cyclists from across the region rode down Hwy. 17 to Game Changers Bike and Multisport Tuesday afternoon as part of a non-competitive ...

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Gentle giants make guest appearances at schools

Gentle giants make guest appearances at schools

Service dogs from the SD Gunner Fund program visited elementary schools this morning as part of Georgia Exceptional Children’s Week.

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Chamber event to tackle ESPLOST, bond votes

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Coffee and Conversation event from 8-9 a.m. March 16 at Bubba’s ...

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H&L Tire to celebrate five-year anniversary

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and H&L Tire and Auto Repair invites you to attend the local business’ five-year anniversary open ...

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Updated: mar. 07, 2017 7:00 a.m.


Ribbon-cutting set for Fia Rua Irish Pub

The Richmond Hill/ Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. March 13 for Fia Rua Irish Pub ...

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Updated: mar. 06, 2017 7:00 a.m.

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