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RHMS students win at regional fair

Six Richmond Hill Middle School students came home recently as winners at the Regional Social Sciences Fair held March 5 at Georgia Southern University.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Fourth grader draws St. Patrick's spirit

Brandon Becker, a fourth-grader in Kellie Smith's class at G.W. Carver Elementary School, won the WTOC St. Patrick's Day Coloring Contest. Brandon's entry was one of nearly 2,000. He received art supplies, a mug and an mp3 player from WTOC.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Locals graduate from Youth Challenge

A Richmond Hill youth graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on March 5 during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan County dominates track and field at home

The Bryan County High Redskins track teams battled the cold and windy conditions and scored a big victory over Jeff Davis, Metter, Montgomery County and Savannah Country Day in Pembroke Thursday as the tracksters continue to dominate in this early season.

March 15, 2011 | By Tim Traywick Bryan County News | Local sports


Richmond Hill sweeps Statesboro in tennis

Statesboro High School at Richmond Hill High School RHHS defeated Statesboro on Monday. The girls won 4-1 and the boys won 4-1.

March 15, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


Recruiting combine headed to Richmond Hill

By Jeff Whitten

March 15, 2011 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local sports


Wildcats blank Ware in soccer

Justin Carrillo and Juwan Gaul each had two goals to lead Richmond Hill to a 4-0 blanking of Ware County in a Region 2A-AAAA soccer match Friday in Richmond Hill.

March 15, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


Wildcats get back on winning track

Richmond Hill High School beat Pierce County 9-2 on Monday in a nonregion baseball game in Blackshear.

March 15, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


Governor signs HOPE, pre-K changes

ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Sunday alcohol sales bill revived

ATLANTA - Sunday alcohol sales roared back to life at the state Capitol on Monday as the bill's sponsor said he sees fresh support for the measure, now set for a key test in the Senate Rules Committee.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National News


Big brush fire in McIntosh County

DARIEN - Firefighters have been battling a 500-acre brush fire off Highwau 17, just north of Darien in McIntosh County.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National News


County rakes in record $5M in SPLOST

Bryan County collected a record high $5 million in Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax money in 2010.

March 15, 2011 | Tony Judnich Special to the News | Local news


Guardsman to join agribusiness team

Georgia Guardsman Command Sgt. Major Randall Parker is looking forward to helping make children smile in a war-ravaged country that also has long been wracked by opium use and trafficking.

March 15, 2011 | Tony Judnich Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Task force targets people behind bombs

What started as a secret program to protect ground troops in Iraq from roadside bombs has matured into a coveted asset in Afghanistan, where it provides a persistent surveillance capability against enemy threats, an official who provided materiel support for the program reported.

March 14, 2011 | By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service | Military


Joint Chiefs head addresses issues

Civil unrest in parts of the Middle East and North Africa, Somalia piracy, the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and North Korea's nuclear posture were among the topics Navy Adm. Mike Mullen took on during a virtual town hall meeting that will air Monday on the Pentagon Channel.

March 14, 2011 | By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service | Military


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BoE approves district

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a district for the new McAllister Elementary on Thursday that adds Dunham Marsh and Oak Pointe subdivisions to the attendance, but won't include students who live down 144 Spur.

February 26, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Work together to honor God

Our church is in the middle of one of the biggest projects that we ever do - a two-weekend drama known as "Judgment House."

February 26, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


New lawmaker touches on session priorities

JESUP -U.S. Rep Earl "Buddy" Carter, R-Georgia, began a series of town-hall meetings last week in some of the coastal counties that make up Georgia's 1st District.

February 26, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray For the Bryan County News | Business


Learn to go slow in life to get on a healthy path

"I'm in a hurry to get things done; I rush and rush until life's no fun. All I really gotta do is live and die, but I'm in a hurry and don't know why." - Alabama

February 26, 2015 | By Rich DeLong | Lifestyle


Don’t know much about history? This test is for you

As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.

February 26, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Syndicated Columnist | Opinion


Missing woman, son may be in Bryan

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies are asking the public's help in finding an apparently suicidal woman and her 2-year-old son who live in the far southeastern part of that county.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Ribbon cutting marks opening of Y expansion

Richmond Hill and regional YMCA volunteers and officials, along with South State Bank officials had a ribbon cutting Monday to open an expansion to the YMCA of Richmond Hill.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | News


A positive spin

Mark Wallace wants to keep the Ozzy Park story positive.

February 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County | Local news


Chili, fellowship part of tradition

Pembroke's Janice Palmer served up bowl after bowl of her chili Saturday to dozens of eager and smiling visitors at the community's annual chili cook-off.

February 26, 2015 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Sound off for Feb. 26

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February 26, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Ogeechee River: Crown Jewel of Coastal Georgia

Life in Bryan County is full of community events and interesting people, but those who just need to get away from life's hustle and bustle and enjoy some quiet time in nature are in luck. The Ogeechee River is just the place for peace and relaxation, and local organization Ogeechee Riverkeeper is keeping watch to make sure it remains so.

February 26, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Author and historian to speak at Richmond Hill History Museum

Author and historian Buddy Sullivan will be the keynote speaker for the Richmond Hill History Museum's monthly lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at 11460 Ford Ave.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


See and Be Seen: High Tea on the Hill

The Richmond Hill City Center hosted High Tea on the Hill for ladies of the community on Feb. 18 to benefit Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, which is headed by Dana Lewis and helps the less fortunate. The event featured hot tea, soup, quiche, sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, scones and a variety of desserts. Hollie Moore Barnidge brought her camera along to document the event.

February 26, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Conservationists taking on three issues to protect coast

On Feb. 18, a group of citizens headed to the State Capital for "Conservation Day," hoping to inform legislators about protecting our precious coast and its wildlife. The Dolphin Project was represented by Gerry Sattele and me, from Richmond Hill, and Chris Hines of Savannah.

February 26, 2015 | By Peach Hubbard | Opinion


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