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Collins pleads not guilty in deputy's death

Patricia Collins pleaded not guilty Monday to charges against her for the death of a Bryan County Sheriff's deputy.

January 14, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Shell-recycling station opens near Bryan

Friends of South Newport River Inc. recently announced the opening of a shell-recycling center at Old Route 17 on the South Newport River at the Liberty/McIntosh counties border. The center is at the boat ramp off U.S. 17, just south of Exit 67 on Interstate 95.

January 12, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Savannah man gets big lottery win

SAVANNAH - A Savannah man says he's in disbelief after buying a scratch-off lottery ticket that ended up being worth $20,000.

January 11, 2013 | The Associated Press | Local news


New county officials attend conference

New County Administrator Ray Pittman, left, and county commissioners-elect Noah Covington and Steve Myers recently attended a four-day conference for newly elected commissioners hosted by the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia at the University of Georgia in Athens.

January 06, 2013 | Staff report | Local news


Infinger to lead ACCG policy committee

ATLANTA - Bryan County Commissioner Carter Infinger recently was named as the 2012-2013 vice chairman of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee.

January 05, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Elections staff looking forward to quiet year

Looking down the road, Bryan County residents may only have one election to deal with in 2013, Elections Superintendent Sam Davis said.

January 03, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Water/sewer top city’s to-do list

Richmond Hill has several items on its agenda for 2013, but the biggest project is moving forward with a new wastewater treatment facility, according to City Manager Chris Lovell.

January 02, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Highs, lows shape 2012 in Bryan Co.

Our look back on 2012 in Bryan County continues as we review stories filled with happiness, celebration, heartbreak, tragedy and more. But whether good or bad, the community rallied together to show its true caring colors.

January 02, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


County officials get sworn in to office

County officials elected during the November general election were sworn in recently to their new positions by Probate Judge Sam Davis.

December 31, 2012 | Bryan County News | Local news


Public input sought on ferry fees

Sapelo Island ferry users and other interested citizens are invited to review a proposed amendment to the Sapelo Island Access and Transportation Rule concerning ferry fee rates. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division, comments related to the amendment may be submitted through Jan. 7.

December 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Council OKs Creekside subdivision

Plans for the Creekside development at Richmond Hill Plantation moved forward Tuesday after the Richmond Hill City Council approved several items regarding the project.

December 26, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


‘Santa runs’ bring early Christmas to local kids

Children pressed their noses to windows and adults came outside their homes on Wednesday evening as sirens from Bryan County Fire Department Engine No. 11 blared through Live Oak and White Oak subdivisions off of Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.

December 23, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Children’s Fund shares gift of giving

Hundreds of underprivileged children in Bryan County will have a merrier Christmas after bags filled with toys were handed out Monday as part of the Bryan County Children's Fund.

December 19, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke OKs 2013 budget

The Pembroke City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $1.7 million spending plan for fiscal year 2013.

December 18, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Tornado watch isued for area

Much of Southeast Georgia, including Bryan County, has been under a tornado watch.

December 17, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


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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


Swinging Medallions to play Seafood Fest

The Swinging Medallions will play Oct. 17 at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers say.

August 21, 2014 | Shana Statham | Local news


Mrs. Tish a fixture at RHHS

Christine Carter starts her work day at 8 a.m. by making sure the windows at Richmond Hill High School's west campus are clean.

August 20, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Big road projects on the list for Bryan County

A draft of the state's upcoming road projects, including several in Bryan County, is now online and available for public review.

August 20, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Southern pine beetle infests trees in Bryan County

Bryan County is one of two counties in coastal Georgia with known damage to pine trees from the voracious southern pine beetle, a Georgia Forestry ranger said Tuesday.

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


Richmond Hill approves funding for sidewalks

A citywide network of sidewalks took a big step closer to reality Tuesday when Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously to commit $400,000 to fund their construction.

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


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