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Confederate flag returned home

As Fort McAllister fell to the Union Army of Gen. William T. Sherman days before Christmas in 1864, one of his artillery officers seized the Confederate flag of a vanquished company of Georgia riflemen. The officer carried the silk banner home to Maine as a souvenir, and it stayed in his family for three generations in a box along with a handwritten note: "To be return to Savannah or Atlanta sometime."

March 24, 2012 | Russ Bynum Associated Press | Local news


Brownies want recycling in RH

Some young residents in Richmond Hill want to see curbside recycling in the city.

March 24, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Marina founder dies at age 82

Robert Bacot Sr., founder and owner of Kilkenny Marina located off of Highway 144 in South Bryan County, passed away Thursday evening.

March 24, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Richmond Hill man charged with having child porn

A Richmond Hill man has been charged with one count of possessing child pornography, according to authorities.

March 23, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Missing woman found

The Florida woman who sparked a wide police search Monday when she dropped off a pickup at a stranger's home and then walked way was found around noon today in a motorhome in the same subdivision, police said.

March 21, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


32 apply for school superintendent job

Though the listing for a new superintendent for Bryan County Schools may have closed in February, the Board of Education still has a ways to go before the search is over.

March 21, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


County oks budget amendment for recreation funding

Bryan County Commissioners got a look at the county's recreation operations Tuesday when they amended the budget and got an update on recreation operations.

March 21, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Mayor talks about state of city to Richmond Hill Exchange Club

Members of the Richmond Hill Exchange Club got an update on the happenings in the city last week when Mayor Harold Fowler addressed the club about the state of the city.

March 21, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill teens kick butts

Young people from Richmond Hill are joining thousands of kids across the country who are taking part in Kick Butts Day, a nationwide initiative that makes kids leaders in the effort to stop youth tobacco use.

March 20, 2012 | Provided | Local news


Mulberry residents want changes to intersection

The intersection at Mulberry Drive and Highway 17 is dangerous.

March 17, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


County moving ahead on wastewater facility

Plans for upgrades to the county's wastewater treatment facility at WaterWays Townhip will soon move forward after a decision by the Bryan County Commissioners Tuesday night.

March 17, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Morgan, Pollock are BCHS STARs

Bryan County High School senior Eric Morgan was recently named the school's STAR Student for his shining performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.

March 17, 2012 | Bryan County High School senior Eric Morgan was recently named the school’s STAR Student for his shi | Local news


Grand jury panel to report Monday

Superior Court GRAND jurors were drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe this 1st day of March, 2012 for the March Term 2012 of the Bryan County Superior Court.

March 15, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke looks at projects to improve city

The city of Pembroke talked projects during Monday's regularly scheduled meeting in City Hall and took steps to move forward with improvements for the city's water services and sidewalks.

March 14, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Hero gets helping hand, new home

A motorcade of flag-bearing motorcycles and sheriff's patrol cars escorted Army Staff Sgt. Scott Millican on Saturday to the new house built for him by Homes for Our Troops.

March 14, 2012 | By Al Hackle Special to the News | Local news


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Fort Stewart soldier killed in plane crash on beach

A Fort Stewart Soldier was killed and his daughter critically injured on a beach in Venice, Florida, when a plane crashed onto them.

July 28, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Lawhon headed to Darton State

Richmond Hill High School senior reliever Josh Lawhon was so dominant in 2014 he went 6-0, didn't allow a run in region play and was the only relief pitcher to be named All-Region 3-AAAAA by coaches.

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Unpaid fines add up to big bucks

When Pembroke Police Chief Stacy

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE names new assistant principal at BCHS

The Bryan County Board of Education has completed its search for Bryan County High School's new assistant principal. Jason Kornegay will assume his new role immediately, following board action on the superintendent's recommendation. The action was taken following a closed session to discuss personnel during the Board of Education's regular meeting on Thursday night.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


City to smoke test sewer pipes

Those who see smoke coming out of a sewer vent next week shouldn't worry. It's just the city of Richmond Hill conducting smoke tests to find leaks in its sewer system.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


County tabs Taylor as next administrator

Bryan County Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to hire Ben Taylor as the county's next administrator. He will start Aug. 1 and be paid $95,000 annually.

July 22, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


West Penn Testing Group to locate in Ellabell

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that West Penn Testing Group, a state-of-the-art material testing services provider, will locate to Ellabell, creating 70 jobs and investing $3 million into a facility over the next five years.

July 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Croy named to board

World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) announced that Steve Croy, principal of Croy Group LLC, representing Bryan County, has been appointed as a new member of the WTCSav Board of Directors.

July 21, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Perdue, Carter, Reese advance in runoffs

David Perdue will be the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat after he defeated longtime Congressman Jack Kingston in Tuesday's runoff. Other winners were Buddy Carter, who edged out Dr. Bob Johnson for the Republican nomination for the District 1 seat being vacated by Kinston; he'll face Democrat Brian Reese of Savannah in November after Reese beat Richmond Hill's Amy Tavio in a runoff.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Perdue, Carter, Reese advance in runoffs

David Perdue will be the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat after he defeated longtime Congressman Jack Kingston in Tuesday's runoff. Other winners were Buddy Carter, who edged out Dr. Bob Johnson for the Republican nomination for the District 1 seat being vacated by Kinston; he'll face Democrat Brian Reese of Savannah in November after Reese beat Richmond Hill's Amy Tavio in a runoff.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Teachers with guns?

Part of a broad new Georgia gun law that took effect July 1 allows school boards to adopt policies that will authorize school personnel to carry guns at school, on buses and at school functions.

July 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten, Al Hackle Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke gets grant for well search

Pembroke will get a $30,000 federal grant to help it find another water source.

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


Richmond Hill to smoke test sewers next week

If you see suddenly smoke coming out of your sewer vent, it's Richmond Hill conducting smoke tests to find leaks in its sewer system. The tests will run from Monday through Friday, depending on the weather, along Highway 144 west and side streets between Highway 17 and I-95. There will also be smoke testing in Richmond Hill Village.

July 19, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Runoff is Tuesday

A handful of runoffs will be decided Tuesday as voters head to the polls. How many voters will vote is anybody's guess.

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


County to name new administrator Tuesday

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will name a new county administrator during a called meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Administrative Complex. The meeting is open to the public.

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


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