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Trees dedicated at Warriors Walk

There are now 461 living monuments at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk. In a memorial ceremony held Thursday morning, three more 3rd Infantry Division soldiers were memorialized with eastern redbud trees and granite markers.

July 20, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray For the Bryan County news | Local news


New well close to completion

South Bryan will soon have a new source of drinking water, the latest step in a bigger plan.

July 20, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Carpenter announces bid for another term on council

Post 2 council member Russ Carpenter will seek another four years on the Richmond Hill City Council, he announced Thursday.

July 20, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Marne unit last to be deactived

The 3rd Infantry Division's Chief of Staff-rear Col. Scott Jackson told Hinesville Rotary Club members Tuesday that the Marne Division's 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team is the last of the 12 brigade combat teams scheduled to be deactivated by 2017.

July 20, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Richmond Hill Marine finishes NCO leadership course with honors

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania - "I am an NCO dedicated to training new Marines and influencing the old. I am forever conscious of each Marine under my charge, and by example will inspire them to the highest standards possible," recited Lance Cpl. Andy Davis, a Richmond Hill native and rifleman with Black Sea Rotational Force 13, from the non-commissioned officer's creed during a Corporals Course graduation in June in Mihail Kogalniceanu Military Base in Romania.

July 17, 2013 | By Lance Cpl. Michael Dye Special to the News | Local news


Getting ready for Little League state tourney

Editor's note: Due to press issues, the special insert will appear in the July 20 edition of the News.

July 17, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fort Stewart's MEDDAC to host cookout for seniors

Volunteers with Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital's Medical and Dental Activity will host a cookout for seniors from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. July 27 at Ludowici's Coastal Manor.

July 17, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Bryan County News | Local news


Records reveal city's issues with former police chief

Former Pembroke Police chief Mark Crowe had been under the scrutiny of city officials for a number of reasons since at least April 2012.

July 17, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Nighttime lane closures set in RH

Drivers in Richmond Hill can expect nighttime lane closures at the crossroads through the rest of the week.

July 16, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Museum opens doors for potluck

The Richmond Hill Museum opened its doors to the community Thursday evening for the Richmond Hill Historical Society's annual potluck, offering an opportunity to learn about the city's history, as well as the society and museum.

July 13, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Board OKs investigation into claims against King America

Bryan County commissioners Tuesday voted to authorize a Savannah law firm to look into whether residents have claims against King America Finishing as a result of the largest recorded fish kill in Ogeechee River history.

July 13, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


1st Armor returns home

The trail party for the 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division returned Wednesday afternoon to Fort Stewart, where family, friends and fellow soldiers waited eagerly in the hot sun to welcome them home.

July 13, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Bryan students improve on CRCT

Whether it was reading, writing or arithmetic - or social studies or science - Bryan County students again fared well on Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests in 2013, the Georgia Department of Education announced Tuesday.

July 13, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pooler police locate missing boy

The Richmond Hill 17-year-old who was declared missing earlier this week has been found, according to the Richmond Hill Police Department.

July 12, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Council gearing up for Belfast annexation

Richmond Hill's revision of its industrial zoning ordinances at the July 2 City Council meeting was the latest step in a plan to annex some 1,200 acres in South Bryan - including the Belfast Commerce Center and the future site of the I-95 and Belfast Siding interchange.

July 11, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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From road builder to road traveler

Ricky McCoy spent 45 years working on roads. He's going to spend his retirement traveling them.

December 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County | Local news


School board approves sale of school to Pembroke

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday night to approve the sale of Bryan County Elementary and a 6.59 acre site to Pembroke, a week after the city OK'd its part of the deal.

December 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Proposed district draws feedback at BoE meeting

Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher said prior to a Dec. 6 forum that feedback on a proposed attendance zone for McAllister Elementary to date had positive.

December 18, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Council could vote on mitigation rates tonight

Richmond Hill City Council didn't vote tonight on an ordinance to allow its fire department to charge for responses to fires and other services.

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


City votes on resolution for access to river

Members of Richmond Hill City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that could be the first step in the city's providing public access to the Ogeechee River for its residents.

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


Police blotter: Dog bites, shots fired, undelivered merchandise

The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

December 15, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH blood drive set for Tuesday

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club, the Senior Center and the American Red Cross will have a blood drive from

December 15, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke hosts 31st annual Christmas Parade

Under clear skies with the temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered a long Main Street.

December 15, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


Battle for Fort McAllister turns 150 on Saturday

History buffs are expected to descend on Richmond Hill and Fort McAllister State Historic Park beginning Thursday as the fort commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Dec. 13 1864 battle marking the end of Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's famed "March to the Sea" and helping spell the end of the Confederacy less than five months later.

December 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke to buy land, old Bryan County Elementary

Pembroke's city council dropped a couple of bombshells at Monday night's meeting.

December 08, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County Newsy | Local news


Richmond Hill holds Christmas parade

The city of Richmond Hill on Saturday held its annual Christmas parade on and around Ford Avenue. The Friday night before, the city celebrated with a chili cook-off in J.F. Gregory Park, and later Saturday night, the lighted boat parade was held at Fort McAllister Marina. For coverage of these events and other holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke holds tree lighting

Pembroke on Saturday officially lit the city's Christmas tree. This coming weekend, Pembroke will host the 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade & Festival from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 on Main Street and throughout the city. For coverage of all these events and more holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Second forum draws bigger crowd

The second of three community forums on proposed attendance zone for the new McAllister Elementary school in South Bryan drew dozens of people to Richmond Hill Middle School on Thursday night.

December 04, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Carver teacher named to Governor's education advisory board

Carver Elementary fifth-grade teacher Teresa Caldwell has been named to Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Advisory Board, it was announced Monday.

December 03, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Developer withdraws bid for multi-family dwellings at Port Royal, Sterling Links Way

A developer has dropped a request to build multi-family homes at the corner of Sterling Links Way and Port Royal Road in Richmond Hill.

December 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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