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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


City to discuss Family Dollar store plans

Among the items on the agenda for tonight's Richmond Hill City Council meeting is an expected vote on plans for a proposed Family Dollar store at the corner of Mulberry Drive and Highway 17.

April 03, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Justice overhaul will expand jury pools

A major overhaul this summer of Georgia's jury system will expand the local jury pool to include every citizen who legally is eligible.

April 03, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Goodwill opening draws quite a crowd

Goodwill's grand opening on Thursday surprised nearly everyone, as hundreds of shoppers flocked to the store to be among the first to explore the 20,000 square foot retail and job connection center space.

March 31, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


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Fire at Plantation Apartments extinguished

A fire at a Richmond Hill apartment complex has been put out, though firefighters were still mopping up around midnight Thursday.

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


Howell named state's top fire chief for 2014

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.

September 18, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Howell named state's top fire chief for 2014

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.

September 18, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


It's on to the finals for Freeze

Richmond Hill High School senior Jaden Freeze is in select company.

September 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke honors its oldest resident

Correction: Due to reporter Jeff Whitten's sudden inability to do basic math, he erroneously reported that Altie Moody was a young girl when Pembroke was incorporated in 1905. Shs was not born until 1911. He regrets and apologizes for the error.

September 16, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Sidewalk work could begin in October

Richmond Hill Planning and Zoning Director Scott Allison told City Council on Tuesday night the work on the city's sidewalks project could begin in October.

September 16, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Gateway opens clinic in Pembroke

Gateway Behavioral Health Services has opened a clinic and is providing mental health and addictive disease treatment services in Pembroke, according to a press release sent Tuesday.

September 16, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Back to his roots

Gospel singer-songwriter and evangelist Mark Cartwright is returning home to perform locally at the Manse at Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill this Sunday at 4 p.m.

September 13, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Bryan County News | Local news


Working wonders

The 2014 United Way of the Coastal Empire's campaign kickoff in Bryan County ended with host Dave Kartunen telling the approximately 200 people in attendance reasons not to give between now and when fundraising ends in November.

September 13, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Remembring 9/11

Local officials remembered 9/11 during a somber ceremony Thursday morning at the Firefighter Memorial at the Bryan County Administrative Complex in South Bryan.

September 13, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pine beetles infest Fort McAllister trees

The southern pine beetle has invaded Fort McAllister, according to a press release issued Friday by the park.

September 12, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill High School student named Georgia National Merit Semifinalist

Richmond Hill High School student Jaden Freeze has been named a Georgia National Merit semifinalist, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on its website, ajc.com earlier today.

September 11, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Remembering 9/11

Local officials remembered 9/11 during a ceremony Thursday morning at the Firefighter Memorial at the Bryan County Adminstrative Complex in South Bryan.

September 11, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Wildcats' Harris, Redskins' Smith have big games for respective teams

Senior running back Ronnie Harris rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns and Richmond Hill High School's defense pitched a shutout in the Wildcats 20-0 season-opening win Friday over visiting Johnson.

September 10, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


South Bryan Rec offering pickleball

The South Bryan County Recreation Department is now offering pickleball.

September 10, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


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