Editor; It's about time Richmond Hill City Council is seeking ways to ease drainage problems in our neighborhoods with the purchase of 24.75 acres of swamp land from Mulberry Co., LLC. I believe the purchase of this land when developed for recreational use will definitely be an asset to the city.
July 10, 2014 | | Opinion
Richmond Hill recently received an Insurance Services Office rating of 4 for its fire-protection services for the city.
July 10, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news
Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families in and around Hinesville for the 2014-15 academic school year.
July 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Education
Pastor Henrietta B. Lovett and the entire Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church family in Richmond Hill invite everyone to the church's 145th anniversary celebration. The theme is "The Infallible Church Will Live On."
July 09, 2014 | Staff report | Community Announcements
With the July 22 runoff elections fast approaching, I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company in Greater Garfield, Georgia, to get his thoughts on the various races and to see who he thinks will make it to the finals of the November general election and who will be eliminated this round.
July 09, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
For the fifth year in a row, the city of Richmond Hill is being recognized for its initiatives in creating a community that allows children to get balanced and active play in a safe environment. Richmond Hill has been named a 2014 Playful City USA honoree by KaBOOM! and the Humana Foundation.
July 09, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill
The city of Richmond Hill celebrated Independence Day last Saturday with live entertainment, water rides for children, vendors, fireworks and more. Thousands of community members came out to J.F. Gregory Park to enjoy music by "The Tams" and celebrate America. Tiffany Stroud was among them with her camera to document the festivities.
July 09, 2014 | | Life on the Hill
July 10-16: Butterflies Interactive Display - Experience the life of butterflies through this interactive display in the Center Court of the Savannah Mall Monday-Saturday, from 12-8 p.m., or Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Admission is $3, and children under the age of 8 get in free with an adult ticket purchase. For more information, call 927-7467.
July 09, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Day is Saturday over at Loves Seafood. That's a good thing.
July 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion
In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.
July 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports
An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.
July 09, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local news
With the state changing to a new testing system this fall, local school officials said the last Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests go round for Bryan County was about par for the course for a system many believe to be among the best in the state.
July 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
Editor's note: Vy is the 2014 valedictorian of Richmond Hill High School and is freelancing this summer for the Bryan County News before she heads off to Rice.
July 09, 2014 | By Vy Nguyen For the Bryan County News | Local news
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The Bryan County Bark Park will have a patriotic themed July bring your own dog Yappy Hour and fancy dress competition for Wednesday.
July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
FORSYTH - The Georgia Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard, will host several law-enforcement and public-safety agencies for a military personnel career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the 1BCT, building 705, on Fort Stewart.
July 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17.
July 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners has narrowed down its list of finalists for the job of county administrator to three.
July 08, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local news
Georgia Game Changers and the Coastal YMCA are hosting a three-day running camp for teens beginning Monday at the Richmond Hill YMCA. The camp is for kids ages 13-18 and will be from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information call the YMCA at 756-5856.
July 08, 2014 | Staff reports email@example.com | Local sports
"Roll up! Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour! Step right this way!"
July 08, 2014 | Denton Ashway Special to the News | Opinion
I made my first visit to the workout gym in over a year the other day. As most of my readers know I like to perform my fitness regimen in my garage where it is private, easily accessible…and most important - free! I happened to be out of town and could not fit my garage in my suitcase, so I decided to make a visit to the local gym for some climate-controlled exercise. Who knew exercising in an air-conditioned room could be so nice.
July 08, 2014 | By Rich DeLong | Opinion
The United States celebrates its freedom on the Fourth of July. It was on this day that the Declaration of Independence from the kingdom of Great Britain was signed.
July 08, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith
As lawmakers continue debating ethics and transparency in Georgia government, with the hourglass emptying fast on the 2013 session, yet another independent nonprofit think tank has given the state a less than encouraging grade.
July 08, 2014 | By Columbus Ledger-Enquirer | Opinion
Most of us have just celebrated, in one way or another, Independence Day and are enjoying what is commonly called the Fourth of July weekend.
July 08, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith
Our country is 238 years old. We have been a world leader, almost since our first days as a democracy.
July 08, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith
Prayer breakfast- The September Birth Month Committee members of Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church, Richmond Hill, will host their second "Prayer Breakfast Fundraiser" beginning at 9 a.m. today at the church. Everyone is welcome and asked to attend and show support by purchasing a breakfast plate for $8 and hear Evangelist and Christ Memorial Baptist Church First Lady Gwendolyn Broxton speak on the power of prayers.
July 08, 2014 | | Community Announcements
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, senior pastor at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Pembroke and the president of the Georgia NAACP, testified June 25 before a Senate committee on the voting rights act.
July 07, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
A few shots of Richmond Hill's July 4 celebration Saturday at J.F. Gregory.
July 07, 2014 | Vy Nguyen, Hollie Barnidge For the Bryan County News | Local news
Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters put out a structure fire at an Ellabell home Sunday.
July 07, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news