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'He stood for truth, for honor ...'

Longtime Richmond Hill and Bryan County resident Walter W. Meeks Jr., 82, passed away Wednesday at his home after an extended illness, but his memory is not soon to be forgotten by those who knew him well.

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


Balloon release sheds light on child abuse

Four-hundred balloons flew over the skies of Hinesville on Monday afternoon, but they did not symbolize a joyous occasion.

April 04, 2013 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


North Bryan child killed by family dogs; investigation ongoing

A North Bryan toddler died Wednesday after being mauled outside her home by a pack of family dogs while family members were inside.

March 28, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Farmers markets opening soon

Residents in Bryan County and the surrounding areas who are ready to stock up on fresh veggies, handmade crafts, live plants and more won't have to wait for long as farmers markets in both Pembroke and Richmond Hill open next week.

March 28, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


City moves toward sign reg changes

While the Richmond Hill City Council recently took a step to move forward with changes to the city's sign ordinance, one businessman is asking the city to reconsider the current moratorium on permanent signs within the city.

March 27, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


New memorial pays tribute to local fallen firefighters

A crowd of about 100 firefighters, first responders and their family and friends gathered Sunday at the Bryan County Administration Complex in South Bryan for the unveiling of the Bryan County Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

March 27, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Authorities on lookout for wanted felons

The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT) is seeking the public's assistance in locating two wanted people.

March 25, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Quick response thwarts kitchen fire

A quick response and a team effort Monday helped bring a kitchen fire under control and save a Pembroke home from further damage.

March 25, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


RHPD, staff noticed for certification

The Richmond Hill Police Department was recognized recently by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police for completing state certification credentials.

March 24, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


YMCA surpasses 2013 goal

Dozens of folks from across the Coastal Empire gathered in the Richmond Hill City Center Tuesday night for the Young Men's Christian Association of Coastal Georgia's 158th annual meeting

March 23, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Rainy weekend in forecast

A rainy weekend is in store for Bryan County and the rest of Coastal Georgia.

March 22, 2013 | Staff report | Local news


Pembroke gets $500k grant

The city of Pembroke will soon move forward with some water and sewer after being awarded nearly $500,000 through a federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

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


Ga. Game Changers holds Diva Day today

Georgia Game Changers in Richmond Hill is hosting Diva Day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, March 12.

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


Red Cross needs blood

The American Red Cross needs more blood from Richmond Hill residents.

March 09, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Council OKs new loan for City Center

The city of Richmond Hill can look forward to some cost savings after a decision by the City Council on Tuesday to refinance the Richmond Hill City Center.

March 09, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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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


Zent wins Carver spelling bee title

Ultimately, the word "ultimatum" separated Carver Elementary spelling champ Mason Zent from his closest, competitor, Ryan Wiebold.

January 09, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHMS teacher Robert Hodgdon named state's top science teacher

The Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA) announced the winners of the Science Teacher of the Year. Robert Hodgdon, a teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School, was selected as the 2015 Middle School Science Teacher of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Dr. Paul T. Brooksher, Superintendent, said, "Mr. Hodgdon is a dynamic teacher who goes above and beyond every day. From engaging lessons within the walls of the classroom to field experiences throughout the state to building phenomenal relationships with students, the GTSA could not have selected a better winner."

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


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