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Newly-elected school board members Dennis Seger and Charles Johnson haven't been sworn in yet, but they're already making a splash.

October 16, 2008 | Gina Sutherland Bryan County News | News

All county schools earn passing AYP grade

All nine Bryan County schools met the 2008 criteria for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), one of the cornerstones of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Associate Superintendent John Oliver said Tuesday.

October 16, 2008 | Gina Sutherland Bryan County News | News

District 1 commission candidates get their say

District 1 candidates Ed "Rufus" Bacon and Joe Kendrick spoke and answered questions Monday night at an NAACP meeting held at Pembroke City Hall.

October 16, 2008 | Gina Sutherland Bryan County News | News

BoE puts hold on unpopular tree cutting project

Before it was ultimately tabled, the proposed tree clearing project at Lanier Primary became a hot topic of debate at Thursday's school board meeting.

October 12, 2008 | Gina Sutherland | News

Tommy McCormick Park dedicated

Saturday, over 90 people gathered in Pembroke to celebrate the official dedication and opening of the Tommy McCormick Play Park. The park is located next to the Miller Teen Center and the J. Dixie Harn Community Center in the downtown. Friends and family who knew McCormick best remember him as a man who knew how to have fun and loved to be active.

October 12, 2008 | | News

Wilhelmina in hospital again

Pembroke resident Wilhelmina Tuten, 72, was in the Critical Care Unit at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah on Friday after she fell in her home.

October 12, 2008 | Gina Sutherland | News

Work Ready program gears up

The first Bryan County Work Ready Community Team meeting was held Tuesday morning in the media center of Bryan County High School.

October 09, 2008 | By Gina Sutherland Bryan County News | News

Pembroke talks budet, looks to avoid millage rate increase

It looks like Pembroke residents won't have to pay more in city taxes after Pembroke officials said at a budget workshop Monday they expect to keep the current 8.359 millage rate the same.

October 09, 2008 | By Gina Sutherland Bryan County News | News

Steptoe wins at Charleston National

Tyler Steptoe of Richmond Hill recently stormed back to claim victory at Hurricane Junior Golf Tour's Charleston National Junior Shootout in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Steptoe was tied for the lead after a first round 79 on the extremely difficult par 72 layout. A rough start on the second day found him 4 strokes down after the first three holes. Tyler pulled it together to shoot 1 under par the rest of the way including a 2 under 34 on the back nine to secure his second win of the summer on the HJGT.

October 09, 2008 | | Sports

AP Students earn success

Richmond Hill High School offers eight different Advanced Placement courses on-site for students and many additional courses are offered on-line through the College Board. AP courses are both fast-paced and intellectually challenging, and such courses allow students the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school. Highly motivated students choose to take these college-level courses for a myriad of reasons; many thrive on the stimulating coursework, while others have set goals to be accepted into some of the most prestigious universities in the country. Universities favor the applications of students who have chosen to take the most challenging ...

October 09, 2008 | | Education

Iraqi Freedom Minute Sept. 22

Here's a glimpse of what is going on with U.S. troops in Iraq. It is a military video.

October 07, 2008 | | Military

Iraqi Freedom Minute Sept. 21

Here's a glimpse of what is going on with U.S. troops in Iraq. It is a military video.

October 07, 2008 | | Military

Early voting starts Monday

Bryan County residents will be able to participate in early voting for the Nov. 4 presidential and congressional elections beginning Sept. 22.

October 05, 2008 | Caroline Gotler | News

Hearn places in go-cart races

Austin Hearn, Richmond Hill resident, has finished second both his last races. He and his older brother races at Pineora Kartway, In Pineora Georgia Austin races in the Blue Restrictor plate class and his brother Casey Hearn races in the Gold plate restrictor class. You can go to for a list of racing results and classes.

October 05, 2008 | | Sports

It's a Girl!

Jasmine Sarai Williams was born Sept 9 at 2:28 a.m. in East Georgia Regional Hospital in Statesboro to Danielle Williams and Gregory Durant. Proud Grandparents are David and Deloris Williams of Pembroke.

October 05, 2008 | | Births

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April 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Things to Do

Proposed development awash in controversy

The Sea Island Company wants to build a group of condominiums on what many people believe to be environmentally unsound ground. Why should you care?

April 23, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion

Balancing budgets should be common sense

The economic issue of our generation is the national debt.

April 23, 2014 | By State Sen Buddy Carter | Opinion

Wrongful death suit against city, officer dismissed

A wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers was voluntarily dismissed Tuesday by the woman who filed it in February 2013.

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news

Fire destroys Ellabell home

Some Ellabell residents are displaced following a fire Tuesday night that destroyed their mobile home.

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Public Safety

County schools beat state in CCRPI scores

Bryan County Schools got some good news Monday.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education

BoE OKs $15M to get started on new facilities

Members of the Bryan County Board of Education have approved spending about $15 million to get work started on both of the county's new elementary schools.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education

Fitness store changes game with center groundbreaking

Three years ago, retiring Army physical therapist Sandra Elliott wrote a letter from Germany to Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler to let him know her family intended to play an active role upon their arrival in the city.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Business

Roundup: Senior moments

Richmond Hill High School's baseball seniors were honored before a recent home game. The players led the Wildcats to a 17-8 record, including an 11-2 mark in Region 3-AAAAA.

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports

Roundup: BCHS, RHHS send runners to sectional meet

Bound for sectionals

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports

Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle

From tragedy to triumph

Oh that man would look to see, the tragedies that continue to be.

April 22, 2014 | By Pastor Daisy Edwards Columnist | Faith

Have you ever hit a shark on the nose?

I was just recently reading about people who "swim with the sharks." It seems there is some kind of thrill they get from this. I guess it's about an adrenaline rush. They get in a tank with maneaters, and sometimes they even touch them as they swim by.

April 22, 2014 | By Dwain Walden Columnist | Opinion

Celebrate Easter for promise of hope

I remember all of the Easters of my life more clearly than any other holidays. Christmases blur together with only a few standing out in my memory, such as the one when it snowed all day, the year I lost my voice completely and the two times that I wasn't home - one working in Washington, D.C., and another in London.

April 22, 2014 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion

Easter conjures memories of past

I always remember Easter as being a wonderful time of year. The colors of spring and the disappearance of snow (thankfully), the excitement of egg hunts and wearing new clothes for church on Sunday - it always was a special time in our house.

April 22, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Opinion

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