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Hatchery gets needed pump through CCA donation

The Richmond Hill Hatchery has received a much-needed pump thanks to a donation from the Coastal Conservation Association of Georgia.

October 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


Letter seeks independent testing of river

POOLER - State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.

October 08, 2011 | Pat Donahue Special to the News | Local news


Registration deadline less than a week away

The countywide special election and municipal elections are still about a month away, but the deadline for voter registration is just around the corner.

October 06, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Council denies Colonial Marsh request

Plans for the proposed Colonial Marsh subdivision to be located behind Sterling Creek Subdivision came to a halt Tuesday after the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously to deny the developer's requests for zoning changes.

October 05, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


County borrowing $1.5M for infrastructure

Bryan County recently was awarded a low-interest loan worth $1.5 million from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority to fund water and sewer system projects.

October 03, 2011 | Staff report | Local news


RH woman hits $300k jackpot

A Bryan County resident has a little extra dough in her pockets after winning the top prize from a Georgia Lottery instant game.

October 03, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Meeting rallies landfill opponents

In what was billed as a public informational meeting at Olive Branch Baptist Church, organizers made clear that their goal is to stop a commercial landfill from becoming the church's neighbor.

October 01, 2011 | Al Hackle Special to the News | Local news


Fall weather arriving this evening?

ATLANTA - A cold front is expected to sweep across Georgia Friday, bringing much cooler temperatures.

September 30, 2011 | Associated Press | Local news


Howard perfect as Lady Redskins win tourney opener

Tiffany Howard threw a perfect game as Bryan County High School beat Truetlen County 8-0 in five innings in the first game of the best-of-three series in Pembroke.

September 29, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Ellabell man's petition asks for congressional pay cut

Congressional pay cuts.

September 29, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Family Connection, United Way get new location in South Bryan

With a little elbow grease, local volunteers helped begin the makeover process Saturday in preparation for some new tenants at the building previously used by the Richmond Hill YMCA.

September 29, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


City OKs 3-2 funds for work at Ways Station

Editor's clarification: The article below reports the Richmond Hill City Council agreed to "share" the cost of a landscaping and improvement project at Ellis Drive near the Ways Station shopping center. Though the finished product may look like a single project, the city is funding work to city-owned property, and shopping center owner Gene Brogdon is funding work to Ways Station. Both projects will be bid separately.

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


Council tables development request 3-2

The Richmond Hill City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to table rezoning a 187.7-acre parcel of land proposed as Colonial Marsh, while the vote on the planned development Plantation Village was pulled from the agenda.

September 25, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


King to cough up cash for violations

King America Finishing will fund $1 million in environmental improvements to the Ogeechee River after a finding that the plant violated discharge permits to dump toxins into the river.

September 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Bragg Special to the News | Local news


RH council to hold called meeting tonight

The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a called meeting at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 22, at City Hall to discuss litigation.

September 22, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


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School level Teachers of Year announced Thursday

Bryan County Schools introduced its school-level teachers of the year Thursday night at the Bryan County Board of Education meeting at Richmond Hill Middle School.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


From classroom to real world

More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


High-flying festival fun

The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Water, sewer could get more costly in Richmond Hill

More than 4,800 water and sewer customers in Richmond Hill will see their bills go up again in January if the city follows through on measures aimed at helping pay for a new $24 million wastewater treatment plant.

October 21, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Bryan County High School band director resigns

School officials say Bryan County High School band director Wade Eggleston has resigned.

October 21, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill city council meeting tonight

Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop on operating budgets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. That will be followed by a public hearing on a water and sewer study.

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


A queen and her court

Paige Shuman was named Bryan County High School homecoming queen on Friday night.

October 20, 2014 | Christie Howard Bryan County News | Local news


4-H'ers in photo op

Bryan County 4-H members Jasmine Tapper and Christian Shellman, front, along with Bryan County 4-H director Trish West, attended the most recent meeting of the Bryan County Commission. There, they got an opportunity to have their photo taken with Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed and commissioners Jimmy Henderson, Wade Price, Carter Infinger, Steve Myers and Noah Covington.

October 20, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Police reports for Oct. 20

Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

October 20, 2014 | | Local news


Schools to hold forums on districting

With McAllister Elementary set to open in South Bryan in August 2015, Bryan County Schools will hold a series of community forums beginning Nov. 6 to get feedback on districting, as school officials figure out how to set elementary school attendance lines.

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


Special start to Seafood Fest

The 16th Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing got under way Friday morning by giving special needs kids and their families some fun.

October 17, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


1 injured, exit shut

A Friday morning crash involving a tanker truck which rolled down an embankment at the I-95 North exit on Highway 144 has shut that ramp until crews can clean up spilled oil and clear the scene.

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


Pooler man faces charges over photos at tanning salon

A Pooler man reported to be a soldier is facing charges of taking "inappropriate" photos of a woman at a Richmond Hill tanning salon last week.

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


Pembroke's Spooktacular just around corner

Get ready for some fun when Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority host the city's annual 5K/10K and festival on Oct. 25.

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


Caesarstone to hold job fair Monday

Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.

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


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