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Body shop owner says city hurting business

The owner of the Bulloch County body shop where former Pembroke police chief Mark Crowe had patrol cars repaired spoke out Monday, claiming Pembroke City Council members had harmed his business' reputation.

July 11, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Business

Baggy pants law discussed

Could Pembroke soon have an ordinance making it illegal to wear baggy pants?

July 10, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news

Campaigns, Corvettes and more cats

First, a correction just in case you missed the one that ran Wednesday.

July 01, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Columnist | Opinion

Houston County stuns RHSS girls

Richmond Hill High School doesn't ordinarily bow out in the first round of the girls' state Class AAAAA soccer tournament.

May 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports

Evans knocks RHHS boys out of playoffs

Richmond Hill High School's soccer season came to a premature end Wednesday night as the Wildcats fell, 1-0, to visiting Evans in the first round of the boys' state Class AAAAA soccer tournament.

May 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports

RHHS not helped by region competition

I hate to say it, but Richmond Hill High School's proud soccer programs could be learning something Bradwell Institute football coaches figured out quite some time back.

May 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Columnist | Local sports

Redskins, Wildcats move on to state track meet

Several Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School track and field athletes have advanced to their respective state meets after last weekend's section competitions.

May 01, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports

Soccer Wildcats hope to extend soccer streak

In five consecutive trips to the postseason, Richmond Hill High School has never lost in the first round of the boys' state soccer playoffs under coach Robbie Flanders.

May 01, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports

Wildcats win first region title, look to state

It's been a busy week all the way around for the baseball program at Richmond Hill High School.

April 29, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports

Lady Wildcats to host Houston County

When it comes to girls' soccer, few prep programs have had sustained success like Richmond Hill High School.

April 29, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports

Gullah Geechee group in inaugural parade

Members of the Gullah Geechee Corridor Commission, including Michael Allen and his wife, Latanya, ride on a float in the 2012 Presidential Inaugural Parade on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C.

February 04, 2013 | Special to the News | State, National News

Development Authority discusses future growth

Curious about the Development Authority of Bryan County - what it does and why it does it? Or what the future of industrial growth holds for Bryan County?

May 10, 2012 | Jeff Whitten | Local news

Girls celebrate their role in sports at NGWSD

For about half a day on Friday, some 200 girls at Richmond Hill High School got the chance to climb a rock wall or reel in a classmate pretending to be a fish.

February 15, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local sports

UGA's new uniforms

If you haven't seen what UGA is apparently going to wear against Boise State in the season opener, looky here:

August 20, 2011 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports blog

Lady Wildcats drop softball opener to MCA

Richmond Hill High School dropped its regular season softball opener 11-10 to McIntosh County Academy on Thursday in Darien.

August 19, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports

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Articles By Author - Jeff Whitten

Bryan schools do well in AP classes

It appears Bryan County Schools stacks up pretty well in terms of advanced-placement courses available to its high-school students.

October 24, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education

Students get fire-safety presentations

The curriculum for about half an hour last Thursday at Richmond Hill Primary School covered the basics of fire safety, including how to crawl under smoke and stop, drop and roll.

October 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education

Chess a treasure at Carver

Chess is helping Richmond Hill kids learn everything from math to map reading.

October 11, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education

Businesses touted for brightening holidays

Update: The following local businesses have signed on to support the Bryan County Children's Fund, which annually provides gifts of toys and clothing to hundreds of local kids who otherwise would have no presents to open on Christmas morning: Richmond Hill Transmission, Toni's Grooming, Cindy's Custom Framing, Espresso Hill.

October 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Business

Sidewalk work to start

Work on Richmond Hill's sidewalks master plan will start later this month after city-council members Tuesday approved a bid of $385,863 to get the project under way.

October 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | News


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