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Council taps Lovell for city manager

After nearly four months without a city manager, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday during its regular meeting to hire Chris Lovell to fill the position.

May 05, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


City's open for business program still waiting on first customer

Just over three weeks have passed since Richmond Hill launched its "Open for Business" initiative and according to Mayor Harold Fowler, businesses are seeking more information about the program.

May 02, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


GBI looking into email 'hacking' by former city council members

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether two former Richmond Hill city council members illegally obtained city emails.

May 02, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill High School basketball coach steps down to take job at Metter High

Richmond Hill High School boys basketball coach William Altman won't be on the bench for the Wildcats next season.

May 02, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH Council expected to choose city manager Tuesday

The city of Richmond Hill is expected to select a new city manager at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday.

April 30, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Highway 119 to close, reopen, close again during exercise

A state highway that crosses through Fort Stewart's training area will close for a field artillery exercise beginning Monday night and ending Tuesday morning. The installation's air space will also be closed.

April 29, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Christian to run for Bryan County sheriff

North Bryan resident Glenn Christian has announced he wants to be the next sheriff of Bryan County.

April 28, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


BoE still sifting through candidates for superintendent

The Bryan County Board of Education is still sifting through candidates to replace outgoing Superintendent John Oliver, BoE Chairman Eddie Warren said Thursday.

April 28, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Grave hit twice by thieves

An Ellabell woman said Monday someone has twice stolen solar lights from her husband's grave at Ash Branch Church cemetery in Bulloch County, not far from the Bryan County line.

April 28, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Visit shows Obama, troops looking past deployments

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Their constant cycle of overseas deployments seemingly over, soldiers at Fort Stewart are starting families, shopping to buy their first homes and weighing first steps toward civilian careers.

April 27, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Local news


Obamas flying in at Hunter

Army troops at Fort Stewart are getting a visit from their commander-in-chief.

April 27, 2012 | Associated Press | Local news


Kingston speaks at Cities Week breakfast

First District U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) joined Richmond Hill city officials and local dignitaries Monday at Magnolia Manor on the Coast for a business breakfast to kick off the city's activities for Georgia Cities Week.

April 25, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick | Local news


Relay for Life set for Friday

Hundreds of people are expected to gather Friday in J.F. Gregory Park to help raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society as part of Relay for Life of Bryan County.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


List cut down to three

The city of Richmond Hill is one step closer to finding its new city manager.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


President Obama to visit post

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to visit Fort Stewart Friday, but don't count on getting to see him unless you're invited.

April 25, 2012 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


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Two controlled burns on post today

Fort Stewart Forestry Branch is burning about 900 acres in the northwest part of the post today, according to a news release from Fort Stewart's public affairs office.

April 24, 2014 | Staff report | Local news


Wrongful death suit against city, officer dismissed

A wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers was voluntarily dismissed Tuesday by the woman who filed it in February 2013.

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


BCHS teacher under investigation

A Bryan County High School teacher is under investigation by school officials.

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


Bryan County schools top state average

Bryan County Schools received a district score of 83.5 in data released by the Georgia Department of Education on Monday, surpassing the state average of 75.8.

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


Pembroke OKs ‘workforce’ housing

The Pembroke City Council approved a resolution Monday that officials hope will one day bring the city a new development.

April 19, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Live Oak residents speak out about proposed storage facility

Veronica Barth asked the Richmond Hill City Council at its meeting Tuesday night to use its best judgment to protect property values if it ultimately approves a commercial development behind the A-1 Motel on Highway 17.

April 19, 2014 | Steve Scholar Special to the News | Local news


Boating accident leads to homicide indictment

A man indicted for boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused the August death of Shana Crozier, 25, remains in Bryan County Jail after he was denied bond Thursday.

April 18, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Advance voting starts April 28

Advance voting for the May 20 general primary will run April 28-May 16 at the Bryan County voter-registration office, 151 S. College St. in Pembroke, and at the Bryan County Administration building, 66 Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive in Richmond Hill.

April 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Fatal wreck on 119 on Fort Stewart

A Wednesday afternoon wreck on Highway 119 on Fort Stewart has left one man dead and caused two other injuries, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.

April 16, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pittman stepping down in July

Bryan County Administrator Ray Pittman announced Monday he plans on stepping down this summer as the county's top appointed official.

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


Game Changers Health and Fitness Center groundbreaking April 22

Richmond Hill -- Please join the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests for the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Game Changers Health and Fitness Center, on Tuesday, April 22nd. The ground breaking ceremony will begin at 10:00 am.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


County is NFIP compliant

Despite a report to the contrary in the Federal Register, unincorporated Bryan County is compliant with requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program, according to a press release issued Monday by Bryan's planning and zoning department.

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


Easter comes early

Under bright blue skies and balmy temperatures, hundreds of local children got an early start on gathering their Easter candy when they scooped up more than 13,000 candy-filled eggs at the Consumed Church on Longwood Blvd.

April 16, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Special to the News | Local news


Roads update highlights GCW breakfast

State transportation board member Ann Purcell talked road projects Monday as keynote speaker at a breakfast launching Georgia Cities Week in Richmond Hill.

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


County Administrator Ray Pittman to resign

Bryan County Adminstrator Ray Pittman is resigning effective July 11. Pittman's resignation was accepted by the Bryan County Board of Commissioners at a brief called meeting Monday afternoon at the county's administrative building in South Bryan.

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


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