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Shells used to help oyster population

A group of local volunteers is doing its part to help revive and maintain marine life in the off the coast of south Bryan County.

April 20, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Officials gearing up for Georgia Cities Week

Pembroke and Richmond Hill will show residents "Where the Action is" through activities planned as part of the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Georgia Cities Week celebration, which runs Sunday-April 27.

April 19, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


County OKs land for ‘Bark Park’

Dogs and their owners in South Bryan might be getting their own park following the county Board of Commissioners' decision to provide use of county land in DeVaul Henderson Park.

April 17, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Families turn out for 11th annual Public Safety Day

The parking lot of First Baptist Church in Richmond Hill was all abuzz Saturday with fire trucks, helicopters, safety exhibits and more for the 11th annual Public Safety Day hosted by the Bryan County Emergency Services and South Bryan Volunteer Firefighters Association.

April 17, 2013 | Julia Harrison Bryan County News | Local news


Mother charged in toddler's death

Charges have been filed in the death of a North Bryan toddler killed by a pack of family dogs in Ellabell late last month.

April 16, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Former fire chief: We were forced to retire

Jimmy Cook, longtime volunteer fire chief for the city of Pembroke, said he may be retired from the position he's held since 1971, but it wasn't his decision.

April 13, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Court hearing set for Atlantic Waste lawsuit

A hearing has been set in the Atlantic Waste Services lawsuit that claims the Bryan County's ordinance regarding landfills is unconstitutional.

April 13, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


A mobile honor for a local hero

The Georgia Law Enforcement Moving Memorial was in Pembroke April 5 to unveil a new name -- Bryan County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Robert Warren Crapse, who was killed last June in a head-on collision on I-95.

April 12, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Longtime chief, volunteer stepping down

Editor's note: Former Fire Chief Jimmy Cook says he was forced to retire. See a follow-up story in the April 13 edition of the News.

April 10, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Charges expected soon in toddler's death

Charges may be filed this week in the death of a 21-month-old North Bryan toddler mauled late last month by a pack of the family's dogs.

April 10, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Teens injured in four-wheeler crash

Two teenage girls suffered injuries in a four-wheeler crash Monday in Ellabell that resulted in transportation to aSavannahtrauma center.

April 10, 2013 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG Statesboro Herald | Local news


Tractor trailer overturned at Exit 90 in Richmond Hill

An overturned tractor trailer shut down an exit ramp off of Interstate 95 in Richmond Hill on Monday for more than 10 hours, according to Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing.

April 08, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Crime reports for April 6

The following reports are from the Richmond Hill Police Department:

April 06, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill extends moratorium on permanent signs

A moratorium on permanent signs in Richmond Hill will continue into May after a decision Tuesday from the Richmond Hill City Council.

April 06, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Isakson speaks out against proposed ban on assault weapons

A crowd of Glennville Rotarians attended the club's monthly meeting Wednesday to enjoy lunch, catch up on club information and hear U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson speak.

April 06, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


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Police blotter for Jan. 26

The below incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

January 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Veteran of three wars celebrates 90th birthday

Retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Mathew Suddath expected a small party for his 90th birthday, but his family surprised him by inviting soldiers to participate in a ceremony to honor his military service. The celebration was held Saturday at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill.

January 26, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


Dog takes quite a ride

A Richmond Hill dog had quite an adventure earlier this week.

January 23, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Lost, then found

Taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

January 23, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


No called meeting on Project Honey

Richmond Hill's city council won't hold a special called meeting next week to discuss a contract on Project Honey, a Development Authority of Bryan County codename for an effort to bring more jobs and investment at Belfast Commerce Centre.

January 20, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Council tables developer's request

Members of Richmond Hill City Council tabled a developer's request Tuesday night to move ahead with plans for a new subdivision in Richmond Hill Plantation off Sterling Links Way, citing concerns over what sort of homes national builder D.R. Horton will construct in the development which is to be called The Links at Ways Station.

January 20, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Meth bust update: Suspect still on run

Following Wednesday night's bust of a meth lab in Pembroke, authorities have announced that Rodney Shuman, 44, is wanted in connection with trafficking methamphetamine and possessing a fire arm by a convicted felon. He is also charged with two counts of aggravated assault, according to Bryan County Sheriff's Office Detective Donnie Thomas.

January 16, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


City may hold called meeting Jan. 26 for 'Project Honey'

It's called Project Honey by the Development Authority of Bryan County, and local officials have alluded to it in the past at meetings. Here's a link to a story that includes mention of the project, which apparently could bring more than 100 jobs and $100 million in investment to the Belfast Commerce Centre: http://www.bryancountynews.net/archives/34772/

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Business After Hours oyster roast a hit

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.

January 16, 2015 | | Local news


Roundabout in works for Belfast River, 144?

The occasionally scary intersection at Highway 144 and Belfast River Road could one day be the site of a traffic roundabout, it seems.

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke appoints police chief, honors firefighters

Pembroke got a new police chief Monday night when council members appointed former Guyton chief Randy Alexander as the city's new top cop.

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Sunday retail alcohol sales legal in Bryan beginning this weekend

Beginning this weekend, Bryan County residents can buy alcohol in the unincorporated parts of the county on Sunday after members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners approved a second reading of the ordinance allowing such sales.

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke names police chief

Pembroke City Council named Randy Alexander as police chief at Monday night's meeting. Alexander spent the past nine years as Guyton's police chief and establishedd the city's first police department, according to a press release.

January 12, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Dunham Marsh residents feeling left out in cold

As Bryan County Schools administrators continue to work on a proposed attendance area for the new McAllister Elementary, some Dunham Marsh parents still feel left out in the cold.

January 10, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Districting process for McAllister continues

The following is a press release from Bryan County Schools on Thursday night's forum at Richmond Hill Middle School.

January 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Local news


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