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Richmond Hill High School Class of 2013 graduates

The Martin Luther King arena at the Savannah Civic Center was packed top to bottom Saturday with proud parents and family members of the Richmond Hill High School graduating class of 2013. The atmosphere was buzzing with excitement for what the future will bring for the 350 graduating Wildcats.

May 29, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Bryan County News | Local news


Memorial Day in Bryan County

Hundreds of folks gathered on both ends of the county over the holiday weekend to pay tribute to those who have served and given their lives in the nation's armed forces.

May 29, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan good on water — for now

A moratorium placed on new groundwater withdrawals in the coastal region, including Bryan County, isn't likely to affect this area any time soon, according to local officials.

May 25, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


BoE hires five administrators

The Bryan County Board of Education has filled several administrative positions at various schools across the county as well as central office positions, according to a press release issued Friday by the Bryan BoE.

May 18, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


BCHS honors top students

More than 100 students, parents, faculty and staff filled the gym at Bryan County High School on Friday morning for the 2013 honors day ceremony.

May 18, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


RHHS honors student achievement

Applause and cheers filled the cafeteria at Richmond Hill high school Thursday evening when the top seniors in the class of 2013 were recognized for various academic achievements.

May 18, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club seeks WWII vets to honor

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a special World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.

May 16, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Body shop owner irate over repairs

Repairs made to Pembroke Police Department vehicles have upset one Pembroke business owner.

May 15, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Relay for Life draws crowd to J.F. Gregory

J.F. Gregory Park was abuzz with hundreds of people throughout the night Friday as they celebrated, remembered and fought back with the American Cancer Society as part of the 2013 Bryan County Relay for Life.

May 15, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


A tree and a capsule

Monday held a bittersweet feeling for staff and students at Richmond Hill Middle School when the school celebrated the life of the late Chip Eckwall and buried a time capsule commemorating the school's first year.

May 15, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Getting more bang for the buck

Members of the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce learned a little of what is going on in the Georgia Department of Transportation whenGeorgia's 1stCongressional District Board Member Ann Purcell paid the group a visit on May 15.

May 14, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Residents rail against King permit

SPRINGFIELD - Anger, concern for the environment and frustration were evident Tuesday night as residents attended a hearing regarding the Ogeechee River and a proposed permit allowing an industry to continue discharging wastewater into the river.

May 08, 2013 | Holli Deal Bragg Special to the News | Local news


EPD head concedes public distrust

The state Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing Tuesday on King America Finishing's draft permit to discharge into the Ogeechee River, and agency director Jud Turner said he wants to meet with area residents soon.

May 06, 2013 | Patrick Donahue Special to the News | Local news


Pills pile up on take-back day

Local law enforcement agencies joined a national effort Saturday to collect and dispose of expired prescription and over the counter drugs during the national drug take-back day.

May 01, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


School mourns loss of teacher

Richmond Hill Middle School students and staff are mourning the loss of science teacher Chip Eckwall, who died at his Savannah home on Saturday.

April 29, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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Carver Elementary among state's best

Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitren Bryan County News | Local news


BoE approves $55.4 million budget

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won't quit.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE extends superintendent's contract, approves budget

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.

August 28, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bark Park opening set for October

Backers of the Bryan County Bark Park announced Tuesday the park will open in October during the nonprofit group's celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales restaurant.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club salutes charter members

The Exchange Club's "Covenant of Service" ends with the words "to serve in unity with those seeking better conditions, better understandings, and greater opportunities for all."

August 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Lady Wildcats down BI 9-0

Izzy Marsh's three run blast helped power Richmond Hill High School to a 9-0 win over Bradwell Institute Tuesday in Hinesville.

August 27, 2014 | Patty Leon Correspondent | Local news


GBI investigating probation office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.

August 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Say that again?

At 2:37 p.m. this past Wednesday I received a phone call that one of my staff members had been shot. I did what most people who receive a phone call like that do: I said, "say that again."

August 27, 2014 | Rich DeLong Special to the News | Local news


Suspect in holdups sought by police

Area area law-enforcement agencies are asking for the public's help in finding the person believed to be responsible for several Sunday morning robberies in Hinesville, Claxton, Bryan County and Flemington.

August 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Local news


Probation office reportedly under GBI scrutiny

A Savannah television station has reported Bryan County's probation office is under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. WSAV3 reports Sheriff Clyde Smith as saying the investigation concerns a former employee and missing money.

August 26, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Update: Arrests, but no shooting charges yet

Two Savannah men have been arrested in connection with the Aug. 20 shooting of a Suites at Station Exchange employee in Richmond Hill, but neither has been charged with the actual shooting, Richmond Hill Police Chief Billy Reynolds said Tuesday.

August 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Red Cross, BEMS test ability to handle disaster

A raging wildfire burned multiple South Bryan homes, a tanker truck exploded --- seemed just about everything that could go wrong did Saturday at a tony South Bryan neighborhood.

August 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


They're No. 1

The South Bryan County Recreation Department has been named the top rec department in Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2, beating out 27 other agencies.

August 22, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Updated: Incident report on shooting released

Suites at Station Exchange Director Rich DeLong said Thursday that the Wednesday shooting that injured one of the facility's workers brought out the best in the facility's employees.

August 21, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


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