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Wife of former 3rd ID commander passes away

Kimberly Shawn Grugin Webster, wife of retired Lt. Gen. William G. Webster Jr., died peacefully in her sleep early Saturday morning.

June 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray for the Bryan County News | Local news


BoE expected to pick name for new school at meeting

The Bryan County Board of Education could decide the name of the new elementary school in South Bryan when it meets Thursday in Black Creek.

June 26, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond HIll fire chief placed on administrative leave

Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing was placed Friday on what city officials are terming "administrative leave with pay."

June 26, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH City Council approves new, revised fees

Changes to city regulations will change the cost of building in Richmond Hill, after the City Council approved changes Tuesday to its revenue ordinance that establish new fees and revise others.

June 25, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH fire chief placed on leave

Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing was placed Friday on what city officials are terming "administrative leave with pay."

June 24, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Campaign kicks off with Cagle

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler got an endorsement from a high-level state official at his campaign kickoff Thursday night.

June 24, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Regional planners open Darien office

The Coastal Regional Commission held a ribbon cutting June 12 at its new facility in Darien.

June 23, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Judge rules in favor of Ogeechee Riverkeeper

STATESBORO - Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the U.S. District Court (Southern District of Georgia) ruled in favor of the Ogeechee Riverkeeper on Wednesday following an attempt by King America Finishing to have the lawsuit against it brought by ORK dismissed in its entirety.

June 20, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Area leaders lobby in Washington

Mayor Jim Thomas said he and other political and business leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to express their concerns about the affect sequestration has on Coastal Georgia's military communities.

June 19, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Local news


Radio upgrades jam garage openers

Some residents living near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield began having problems with their garage-door remote-control devices in April, right after the installation made changes to its radio equipment.

June 19, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news


New turn lanes bound for crossroads

Richmond Hill's busiest intersection will soon be getting a makeover.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH Library sets sites on new facility

A 400-acre site in South Bryan near Publix could one day be the home of the new Richmond Hill Public Library.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City says Crowe terminated

After first saying Mark Crowe had resigned, Pembroke has since said the former police chief's contract was terminated after Crowe said he intended to stay on the job.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Raider Brigade soldiers return from Afghanistan

About 130 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team arrived home from Afghanistan late Thursday afternoon. Many of them were coming home a few months before the end of the scheduled nine-month combat tour.

June 19, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Street named for fallen deputy

On a flawless summer morning, Pembroke marked a somber anniversary.

June 15, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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Water, sewer could get more costly in Richmond Hill

More than 4,800 water and sewer customers in Richmond Hill will see their bills go up again in January if the city follows through on measures aimed at helping pay for a new $24 million wastewater treatment plant.

October 21, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Bryan County High School band director resigns

School officials say Bryan County High School band director Wade Eggleston has resigned.

October 21, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill city council meeting tonight

Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop on operating budgets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. That will be followed by a public hearing on a water and sewer study.

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


A queen and her court

Paige Shuman was named Bryan County High School homecoming queen on Friday night.

October 20, 2014 | Christie Howard Bryan County News | Local news


4-H'ers in photo op

Bryan County 4-H members Jasmine Tapper and Christian Shellman, front, along with Bryan County 4-H director Trish West, attended the most recent meeting of the Bryan County Commission. There, they got an opportunity to have their photo taken with Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed and commissioners Jimmy Henderson, Wade Price, Carter Infinger, Steve Myers and Noah Covington.

October 20, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Police reports for Oct. 20

Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

October 20, 2014 | | Local news


Schools to hold forums on districting

With McAllister Elementary set to open in South Bryan in August 2015, Bryan County Schools will hold a series of community forums beginning Nov. 6 to get feedback on districting, as school officials figure out how to set elementary school attendance lines.

October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Special start to Seafood Fest

The 16th Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing got under way Friday morning by giving special needs kids and their families some fun.

October 17, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


1 injured, exit shut

A Friday morning crash involving a tanker truck which rolled down an embankment at the I-95 North exit on Highway 144 has shut that ramp until crews can clean up spilled oil and clear the scene.

October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pooler man faces charges over photos at tanning salon

A Pooler man reported to be a soldier is facing charges of taking "inappropriate" photos of a woman at a Richmond Hill tanning salon last week.

October 16, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke's Spooktacular just around corner

Get ready for some fun when Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority host the city's annual 5K/10K and festival on Oct. 25.

October 16, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Caesarstone to hold job fair Monday

Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.

October 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Commissioners OK budget

Bryan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a 2015 budget of $19.9 million with little discussion Tuesday night at the board's meeting at the Administration Building in South Bryan.

October 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Seafood Festival gets under way Friday

Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16thannual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

October 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke Police Dept. to add precinct office

Pembroke will again have a police precinct office at Miller Village, after city council voted Monday night to accept an offer of office space from Claxton Housing Authority. The only thing the city will have to pay is for water, phone and internet. A ribbon cutting will be held soon -- and Public Safety Director Bill Collins thanked the CHA, which is renovating the office for police at no charge and will cover the light bill, he said.

October 13, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


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