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Candidate for city’s top job may face charges

Correction: In the print version of this story, Chris Lovell is erroneously listed as president of Richmond Hill Bank. He is no longer in that position. We regret the error.

April 14, 2012 | Crissie Elrick and Jeff Whitten | Local news


Richmond Hill to provide large trash pickup as part of Ga. Cities Week

Richmond Hill will celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 22-28. Free curbside pickup of large items will take place throughout Richmond Hill from April 16-18.

April 11, 2012 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill narrows city manager field down to eight

Richmond Hill officials began Tuesday with a list of 29 applicants for the city manager's job. They narrowed it down to a group of eight finalists during a meeting at Richmond Hill City Hall.

April 11, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Easter celebrations draw crowds

Brightly colored Easter eggs dotted the grassy area of downtown Pembroke Saturday when hundreds of children darted around in search of as many eggs as their Easter baskets would hold.

April 11, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke now has an official poem

It's not often one sees a city adopt a poem as its own these days.

April 11, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


A Wal-Mart in Richmond Hill?

Could there one day be a Wal-Mart in Richmond Hill?

April 08, 2012 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City recognizes Eagle Scouts

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and the city council recognized three Eagle Scouts at Tuesday's city council meeting.

April 08, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Staff writer | Local news


They're back

Spring and summer-like conditions continue to roll into the coastal area, bringing out the pesky little buzzing creatures that tag along with warmer seasons-most notably mosquitoes.

April 07, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Staff Writer | Local news


Store OK if light is part of the deal

Though plans for the proposed Family Dollar store development got the green light from the Richmond Hill City Council at Tuesday's regularly scheduled meeting, the developer still faces a challenge.

April 07, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Staff writer | Local news


Richmond Hill gets grant for historical markers

Richmond Hill will install new historical markers in the next few months, thanks to a grant from the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

April 05, 2012 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Hurdles remain for Family Dollar plans

Though plans for the proposed Family Dollar Store development were approved 3-1 by the Richmond Hill City Council at Tuesday's regularly scheduled meeting, the developer still faces a challenge.

April 04, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club honors top law enforcement, public safety officers

Local public safety officials were recently recognized when the Richmond Hill Exchange Club hosted its annual Public Safety Awards Banquet honoring seven individuals.

April 04, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Marketing is key, NB chamber told

More than 30 members of the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce learned a little about the importance of marketing their business during the group's annual dinner March 27.

April 04, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Man reportedly shoots neighbor's dog

A South Bryan man reportedly shot a neighbor's dog on Proman Hill road.

April 04, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Easter Extravaganza set for Saturday

When Pastor Steve Lane of New Beginnings Community Church says every kid who attends the sixth annual Easter Extravaganza will get plenty of Easter eggs, he's not kidding around.

April 04, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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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


Septic woes plague neighborhood

Issues with drainage and failing septic tanks are plaguing upscale Buckhead North, a resident said Tuesday during the Bryan County Board of Commissioners regular meeting in Richmond Hill.

April 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Georgia Cities Week to begin

Georgia Cities Week 2014 gets under way Sunday with a photo exhibit at Pembroke's Downtown Art Center. It ends with a kid's fishing derby on April 26 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

April 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


County to end retirement health benefit

Bryan County currently plays about 80 percent of health coverage for its retired employees - and that won't change for anyone hired before May 1.

April 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City joins regional planning group

In theory, Richmond Hill could have turned down membership in the Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization. In reality, that wasn't an option.

April 10, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


County reviewing property assessments

Property tax assessments are still weeks away from being mailed, but Bryan County tax assessors are currently in the process of reviewing more than 17,000 parcels in the county.

April 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


County to save $500,000 with refinancing

Note: The story said Bryan County will save taxpayers more than $5.5 million due to a reporter's error when reading the news release. The News regrets the mistake.

April 09, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


County talks septic woes in Buckhead North

Issues with drainage and failing septic tanks are plaguing upscale Buckhead North, a resident said Tuesday during the Bryan County Board of Commissioners regular meeting in Richmond Hill.

April 09, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City oks $280,000 for construction road

As work on Richmond Hill's new $22 million Sterling Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility gets under way, finding a way to access the worksite without disrupting residents in a nearby subdivision led the City Council on Tuesday to approve spending more than $287,000 to build an access road.

April 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Gov. Deal challenger makes pit stop in Ellabell

Republican gubernatorial candidate David Pennington talks pretty fast for a southerner whose Georgia roots stretch back 400 years.

April 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Sherman picked as CVB director

Richmond Hill City Council put its stamp of approval Tuesday on the hiring of Christy Sherman as head of the city's Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

April 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Large trash pick-up is part of cities week

Richmond Hill is set to celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 13-19.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


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