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WIC clinic opens on Fort Stewart

The new Fort Stewart WIC clinic officially opened its doors last week and is ready to serve an estimated total caseload of 19,000 clients, according to Coastal Health District WIC Coordinator Tonya Scott.

August 04, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Local news


City reports minor sewage spill

The city of Richmond Hill reported a minor sewage spill took place around 10 a.m. Monday from a manhole behind 276 Mulberry Drive.

August 03, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


Council lists projects for SPLOST fund

Playground equipment, landscaping enhancements and sidewalks were just some of the potential projects the Richmond Hill City Council listed Wednesday for the special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) that will be decided by voters in November.

August 02, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Cities to celebrate National Night Out

Both ends of the county are gearing up to celebrate community and promote crime and drug prevention awareness with National Night Out events in Pembroke and Richmond Hill.

August 01, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


BCFD kicks off boot drive with induction

With the help of her mother, 11-year-old Willow Smith climbed into the front seat of a fire engine Tuesday at Bryan County Fire Department's Station 9 in South Bryan as firefighters and her family celebrated Willow's induction as an honorary member of the department.

August 01, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Landfill plans have a ways to go

Members of the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill got a little more insight Wednesday about a trashy subject when Ben Wall with Atlantic Waste Services gave a presentation about the proposed solid waste landfill in North Bryan County.

August 01, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Lawsuit brewing over barracks build

Archer Western Contractors of Atlanta announced in a news release last week that Jesup lawyer Mike Conner would represent the company in ongoing litigation related to barracks it built on Fort Stewart.

July 29, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Local news


Gator found in Strathy Hall pool

Luke Ingram was in for a surprise last week when he went Thursday morning to clean the pool of Strathy Hall subdivision outside Richmond Hill.

July 28, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Murder trial moved to Fort Stewart

His fiancée says Army Staff Sgt. Rashad Valmont quit eating and put in extra hours at the gym and sauna after being ordered to shed 3 percent of his body fat in a hurry. Two days later he walked into a superior's office holding a Glock handgun, took aim and fired six shots, killing the man.

July 28, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Local news


City reports 'major' spill at Sterling Creek faciliyt

Richmond Hill has reported another "major spill" for the summer at its wastewater treatment plant at Sterling Creek.

July 28, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


City reports 'major' sewage spill

Richmond Hill has reported another "major" spill att its wastewater treatment plant at Sterling Creek.

July 27, 2011 | Staff report | Local news


City extends solid waste contract without recycling

The Richmond Hill City Council unanimously approved amending its contract for solid waste pick-up that will save the city and residents some money.

July 27, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Valuations soon headed for mailboxes

After a law passed earlier this year, all property owners in Bryan County, and throughout Georgia, can expect an assessment notice in the mail in the coming week.

July 27, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Tankersley reviews session with NB Chamber

The North Bryan Chamber of Commerce welcomed special guest state Rep. Jan Tankersley, R-Brooklet, on Wednesday at the group's monthly meeting at the Dixie Harn Community Center in Pembroke.

July 26, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke considers items for budget

The student work program, a water tank, new streetlights and more were the topics of discussion Thursday when the Pembroke City Council met in a preliminary budget workshop to go over the city's needs for the coming budget year.

July 26, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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DOT to suspend construction zones to be suspended for sales tax holiday

Motorists heading out to the mall for back to school shopping during the Sakes Tax Holiday can better enjoy their travels through major shopping districts,

July 31, 2014 | | Local news


Kitchen fire displaces family

No one was reported injured in a mobile home fire Monday at 706 Mannie English Road in Ellabell.

July 30, 2014 | Staff Report editor@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Life On the Hill

JULY 31

July 30, 2014 | | Local news


Chili Pepper race draws crowd to Richmond Place

Nearly 150 runners and walkers hit the streets around the Richmond Place subdivision early Saturday morning for the 2nd Annual Red Hot Chili Pepper 5k to raise money for the Thornwell Home for Children.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the News Special to the News | Local news


Tragedy strikes military family

Two members of a Fort Stewart family, 9-year-old Oceana Irizarry and her father, Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, 36, have died from injuries sustained in a freak accident Sunday on a Florida beach.

July 30, 2014 | Caitlyn Kennedy Special to the News | Local news


Rain could delay ‘even better’ Night Out in Pembroke

Organizers say Pembroke's Night Out this weekend will be better than ever, if the weather cooperates.

July 30, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Beginning of the end (of summer)

With the first day of school right around the corner open houses and back to school rallies are in full swing this week.

July 30, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


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


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