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Pembroke gets its own inspector

The Pembroke City Council agreed Monday to stop using the county's building inspector for services.

December 15, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | News


Company helps fund BC United Way goal

Out of all of those who contributed to the United Way of Bryan County, Janice Blunt especially wanted to recognize one Richmond Hill business for its support.

December 15, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Business


Rain doesn't dampen holiday spirit

The holiday spirit was strong Saturday in Pembroke as residents hit the streets downtown for the annual Christmas parade and holiday festival despite the cloudy skies and wet weather.

December 15, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Lifestyle


Santa visits Magnolia Manor

Santa Claus visited Magnolia Manor Monday afternoon, just in time for the Christmas party at the facility on Timber Trail Road in Richmond Hill.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Seafood festival wraps up year

The 2010 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival had its awards presentation and wrap-up event in Dec. 7.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


County bids farewell to 3 board members

Blondean Newman, Toby Roberts and Rick Gardner will bid adieu to their seats on the Bryan County Board of Commissioners on Thursday night, taking with them more than 30 years combined experience in county government.

December 15, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | News


STC recognized for enrollment growth

For the second time in recent history, Savannah Technical College earned national attention for its explosive enrollment growth, ranking 22nd nationally among fastest growing two-year colleges serving between 5,000-9,999 students, according to a report recently released by Community College Week magazine.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Make sure you are cyber secure

When Ben Franklin famously wrote "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," I'm pretty sure he wasn't warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today's world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.

December 15, 2010 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business


Insurance company expands in Georgia

Bryan County residents, as well as those across the state, now have another choice when it comes to picking an insurance provider.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Bowers, Albright wed

Jodie A. Hockman and Mr. and Mrs. Brion Albright are proud to announce the marriage of their children, Ashley Paige Hockman Bowers to Gabriel Albright, on Sept. 25, 2010, at the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church. The ceremony was officiated by Jonathan Fuller.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Celebrations


Young airman finishes basic training

Air Force Airman Karl A. Hunter Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Winter muster draws out crowd

Fort McAllister State Historic Park Saturday had re-enactors protraying military life during the Civil War era for the fort's annual winter muster.

December 15, 2010 | Staff report | Things to Do


A word on road kill

As a young girl growing up in England in the 1970s and 1980s, you are brought up to believe that everything is bigger in America. The movies, we call them films, books and American tourists at the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace all proved this.

December 15, 2010 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Opinion


There is much to believe in at Christmas

I believe in Christmas.

December 15, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


State flooded with proposals, solutions

The first thing to know about Georgia's water worries is that just as Washington doesn't have a revenue problem but a spending problem, Georgia doesn't have a water supply problem but a water storage problem. And with a busy session and a cash-strapped state facing Georgia's legislators, members of a joint committee on water supply got a head start last week on the challenges ahead. There were some outside-the-box proposals, but there's still more that could be done.

December 15, 2010 | By Benita M. Dodd Guest columnist | Opinion


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19-year-old victim works at Suites

A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.

August 20, 2014 | By Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Shooting suspects in custody

A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in downtown Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.

August 20, 2014 | By Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Man shot in Richmond Hill parking lot

A man was shot around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the Suites at Station Exchange parking lot in Richmond Hill when he reportedly tried to thwart a vehicle break-in, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Chief Billy Reynolds Sr. The victim, who apparently had been trying to stop someone from burglarizing his pickup, is an employee of the Suites at Station Exchange, which is a residential community for senior citizens. He was airlifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center, and his condition is unknown.

August 20, 2014 | | Public Safety


Gold standard for babies and moms

August is National Breastfeeding Month and it's a good time to remember that breast milk is "the gold standard" for babies and their moms. In fact, there's nothing like breastfeeding to put babies on the path to good health. And research shows that moms benefit as well.

August 20, 2014 | By Holly McSpadden Special to the News | Opinion


Clock strikes midnight on more than a bill

As the clock approached midnight on March 20, the final night of the 2014 Georgia legislative session, it became apparent that a final vote to send a medical cannabis oil bill to the Governor's desk for his signature was not going to happen this year.

August 20, 2014 | | Opinion


North Bryan wreck kills one

One driver was killed in a wreck Wednesday afternoon in Bryan County. The accident, which involved a car and a tractor-trailer, occurred on Highway 80 about a mile from Effingham County.

August 20, 2014 | | Public Safety


Yarbrough is, gasp, a loyal liberal?

Rap! Rap! Rap!

August 20, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough | Opinion


Citizens EMS academy planned

Bryan County Emergency Services has announced the inaugural Citizens Emergency Services Academy will run from 7-10 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning Sept. 11 and concluding Oct. 30.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Our dependence on the web can come with a high pricetag

Americans are finding their lives more and more virtually wired to the Internet.

August 20, 2014 | By The Albany Herald Editorial Board | Opinion


Hill honored for service

Pembroke City Clerk Betty Hill was surprised at Pembroke's recent city council meeting with a gift from Mayor Mary Warnell in recognition of Hill's 20 years as city clerk.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Red Cross needs blood

The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations, even as thousands of people donated last month.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the News | News


Not even the liberals want him

Rap! Rap! Rap: "The special called meeting of the Loyal Order of Liberals will come to order. Let's begin the meeting as we always do - with the Liberal Pledge of Allegiance:

August 20, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Community Announcements for Aug 20

Aug. 25: Common Threads is a needlework group that meets at the Richmond Hill Public Library from 10 a.m.-noon Mondays for sewing and Wednesdays for knit/crochet from. Free. Go to Facebook, Common Threads of Richmond Hill; or email rhcommonthreads@gmail.com.

August 20, 2014 | | Community Announcements


Big road projects on the list for Bryan County

A draft of the state's upcoming road projects, including several in Bryan County, is now online and available for public review.

August 20, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Mrs. Tish a fixture at RHHS

Christine Carter starts her work day at 8 a.m. by making sure the windows at Richmond Hill High School's west campus are clean.

August 20, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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