For the past few months, the Bryan County News family has been working on several projects - from gearing up to go twice a week to improving our editorial content and the look of the newspaper. While the latter two projects are ongoing as we constantly seek to make the paper better, we'll begin publishing twice a week on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with our first Saturday issue scheduled to get to readers March 3.
If you checked out the front page of today's Bryan County News, what I'm about to announce is no surprise.
It appears democracy is alive and well in Bryan County. It just takes a little work, sometimes.
Last week, the Rev. Francys Johnson took a big step toward a bright future on a national scale when he assumed the position of national regional director for the NAACP's Southeast region.
Bryan County is one of the fastest growing counties on the coast. The Bryan County News is now growing along with it.
It is almost time for the newest addition to North Bryan County's Interstate Centre Industrial Park to open for business.
Gordon Holland doesn't remember the year his wife put the seeds in a flower bed behind their house on Pine Crest Street.
Longtime Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce member Bonnie Proctor officially took over as the chamber's chairman Monday night at the organization's annual banquet in the Speir-Brogdon Building. Proctor told members she wants to continue the Chamber's work from previous years – including the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival and the Business Expo, which Proctor noted will be bigger and better. "The 2007 Business Expo will be improved and will expand," she said. "The Seafood Festival ...
Property owners who haven't already applied for the county's new homestead exemptions only have until March 1 to do so, according to Bryan County Tax Commissioner Debbie Newman.
A Pembroke man in ill health escaped serious injury Monday when he was able to get outside after a fire started in his kitchen.
Many in Statesboro and points beyond - including here in Bryan County - where shocked Tuesday when the school announced that after only one season at the helm, football coach Brian VanGorder had decided to leave for a job with the Atlanta Falcons.
Georgia lost a legend last weekend. Tom Watson Brown, a rich man and a soft touch for politicians of nearly all stripes, died at age 73 of complications from diabetes. His funeral is to be held at Hickory Hill estate in Thomson, Ga., where his great-grandfather, fiery national Populist leader Tom Watson, lived and worked a century ago.
Monday, many celebrated the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Atlanta-born civil rights leader who inspired millions in the 1960s with his dream of a better life for all people, not just African-Americans.
BCFD The Bryan County Fire Department is seeking volunteers. Call Emergency Services Director Jim Anderson at 653-3830 or Fire Chief Jimmy Cook at 653-4400. Animal caregivers Bryan Animal Caregivers assists in finding homes for dogs and cats, and promotes spaying/neutering pets. It meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Richmond Hill Library. Call 727-2694. Coastal Hospice Coastal Hospice is seeking volunteers in the Bryan County area. Call Katrina Grablin ...
The National Football League's rejection of a Super Bowl advertisement by Black Creek-based Daniel Defense has generated quite a stir.
Pembroke is taking preliminary steps toward getting state funding to help fix up the city's Municipal Park.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.
Richmond Hill High School surveyed seniors and their parents this week to determine when and where they want to hold graduation.
Members of Richmond Hill High School's graduating class may get a chance to vote on where they want to receive their diplomas after school board members discussed putting potential venues into an online survey.
Getting into school buildings in Bryan County could soon be more difficult as officials look at tightening security at each of the system's schools.
Richmond Hill could have a Goody's department store just in time for Christmas.
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