The library will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, and will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29.
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's reports:
A local politician announced his bid for the chairmanship of the House Congressional committee that controls the nation's purse strings, making him the third Republican to ask for the gavel.
Windsor Forest High School was the venue this weekend for the Southside Classic, a chance for Richmond Hill to start their season against some tough 3-AAAAA competition from Savannah, get a good look at how well their preseason preparations went and find out how much work is left to be done.
Bryan County High School hosted Effingham County on Saturday in a pre-Thanksgiving non-conference basketball matchup.
Bryan County Middle School celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 10 with a program that consisted of songs, speakers and original readings by students.
Derick Burke of Pembroke caught a 9-foot, 6-inch, 225-pound tiger shark that took first place for the Shark Saturday event during a tournmanet in Destin, Fla., on Oct. 23.
Cub Scout Pack 357 from Ellabell met Nov. 13 with former NFL player Terry Bryant.
The Bryan County Board of Education unanimously passed Thursday a new policy that cracks down on bullying in schools, though one board member asked that parents of all accused bullies meet with administrators face-to-face.
Every Wednesday, Pembroke residents recycle plastic, paper and glass, but now they can add batteries to that list.
Military Judge Col. Tara Osborn announced Friday the long-awaited start of Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich's court martial as well as a firm schedule of motion due dates and final hearings in the death penalty case.
With elections at the state level over and the top leaders all being from North Georgia, it will a top priority in the coming years to make sure voices in the southern parts of the state are being heard.
The Richmond Hill City Council will likely start meeting with the group the runs the city's convention center after council member Jimmy Hires requested monthly updates on the facility during a regular meeting Tuesday.
Brittnee Lauren Harris, daughter of Teresa Cowart of Richmond Hill and Rainer Harris of Columbus, Ga., was recently chosen to represent Georgia Southern University in the student abroad program.
I've just read that story about a couple of scientists who think we are about ready to send people to Mars on a one-way trip.
The American Red Cross has launched a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palms of people's hands.
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Monday that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.
Class AAAAA power Ware County downed Richmond Hill High School 28-0 on Friday night in a game delayed by time and again lightning.
ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
The Richmond Hill High School boys and girls cross country teams fared well at the Ray Miller Invitational on Sept. 14 at Magnolia Springs State Park in Millen.
Bryan County High School topped Region 2-AA softball foe McIntosh County Academy 8-3 on Thursday for senior day.
Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named the 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.
The Bryan County News, the area's long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a one-edition-per-week frequency, readers can expect the Wednesday and Saturday publications' content and features to be rolled into a larger edition that will come out each Thursday.
Richmond Hill High School and Ware County High School will play at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wildcat Field after tonight's game was postponed by lightning.
Bryan County High School downed Groves 33-21 on Friday night at Garden City Stadium. The win improves the Redskins to 2-2 and 1-0 in Region 2-AA.
A fire destroyed an apartment Thursday night in the 200 block of Casey Drive in Richmond Hill.
Although it is nearly 20 years since I met my future (American) husband in England and began dating him, I was reminded about this time in our relationship when we recently entertained a lovely young couple in our home. We have known the young man (now in his early 30s) for many years and he used to visit us as a teenager in England, and he seemed keen to introduce us to his new girlfriend. These young people are both from the Southern USA, so have the advantage of understanding each other's cultures and use of the English language ...
Editor: Pumpkins and mums, games for fun, face painting and good food, home and garden decorations-that's what you'll find at this year's Pumpkin Patch, sponsored by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. A tradition for 15 years now, this year's event will be held in the pavilion in J. F. Gregory Park on Saturday, October 4, from 9-1. Admission is free. Tickets ($1 each) must be purchased to play games, buy food, or have faces painted.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.
Dr. Gary Fischer, left, is the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's newest member. He was inducted Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center by Rotary's District Governor Ted Thompson during his annual visit to the club.