Press Releases

Bryan County Comprehensive Plan Input Sessions Well Attended by Residents

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR Two public input sessions held last week by Bryan County attracted engaged groups of residents, eager to weigh in on the county’s comprehensive land use plan. The county’s 10-year comp plan consists of maps, text, data and support documents that form the foundation of Bryan County’s planning program. The plan [...]

Ft. McAllister to Host 153rd Winter Muster

Submitted by: Abshire PR WHAT: 153rd Winter Muster. Witness history in the making as Fort McAllister State Historic Park hosts its 153rd Winter Muster. This annual reenactment commemorates the Battle of Fort McAllister, the last battle of General Sherman’s March to the Sea. Watch as Federal soldiers attempt to seize Fort McAllister from its Confederate defenders. [...]

Representatives from City of Richmond Hill Attend Ford Organizations Summit

Submitted by: Abshire PR Representatives from the City of Richmond Hill including Christy Sherman, executive director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau and Georgene Brazer and Paige Glazer of the Downtown Development Authority recently participated in a two-day summit intended to advance the respective and collective missions of the Henry Ford historic sites in Michigan, [...]

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Slated to Host Special Supermoon Paddle Dec. 3

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR Ogeechee Riverkeeper is slated to host a special Supermoon paddle trip on Sunday, Dec. 3. Participants will meet at the Savannah-Ogeechee Canal, 681 Fort Argyle Road in Savannah, at 3 p.m. and launch at 3:30 p.m. This two-hour paddle will end at Kings Ferry, which is located near Love’s Seafood [...]

BRYAN COUNTY AWARDED $2.9 MILLION LOAN FOR WASTEWATER-TREATMENT FACILITY EXPANSION

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR Bryan County recently received word that it is among 17 Georgia communities to be awarded Georgia Environmental Finance Authority financing totaling $79,183,000 for water, wastewater and sewer infrastructure improvements. The Bryan County Board of Commissioners was given a $2,900,000 Georgia Fund conservation loan to finance the long-planned expansion of its wastewater [...]

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Announces New Team with Riverkeeper Appointment

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR Dr. Simona Perry Ogeechee Riverkeeper's new Riverkeeper/Executive Director Jenn West Director of Operations & Special Projects Luke Roberson Outreach and Water Quality Specialist Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) has announced staff changes, including the appointment of a new Riverkeeper/Executive Director. The nonprofit’s Board of Directors and current team members are excited to [...]

Calvary Day School Recognized by Georgia Scholastic Press Association

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR Calvary Day School was recently recognized by the Georgia Scholastic Press Association (GSPA) when its Beacon yearbook staff received recognition in multiple categories at GSPA’s fall conference. The school was recognized with the overall General Excellence Award, and the yearbook staff was awarded “Best in State” for theme development and [...]

“LABS ARMSTRONG” AND “TWO SICK PUPPIES” WIN AT 2017 BRYAN COUNTY BARK PARK HOWL-O-WEEN EVENT

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR                                 There was barking good fun at the Bark Park’s fifth annual “Howl-o-ween” ghoulish outdoor event at Fish Tales Restaurant held October 26.   “Labs Armstrong” took home first place in the large dog category [...]

BRYAN COUNTY LOOKS FORWARD TO PROJECTS FOLLOWING SPLOST’s PASSAGE

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR Bryan County is looking forward to getting started on many projects which benefit residents throughout the county following the renewal of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). This one percent sales tax has been in place in Bryan County since 1987 and was overwhelmingly renewed by 84% of [...]

BRYAN COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DEDICATES TWO NEW FIRE TRUCKS TO FLEET AT STATION #2

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR Local community leaders gathered at Station 2, 79 Daniel Siding Loop Rd, Richmond Hill on Friday, November 3rd to celebrate the purchase of two new Fire Trucks for the County. The dedication was led by Bryan County Emergency Service (BCES), Fire Chief – Freddy Howell, the pledge of allegiance was given [...]