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Pembroke salutes veterans

Stars and stripes whipped in the wind Saturday morning when Pembroke residents paid tribute to local veterans during the fifth annual Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164.

November 09, 2011 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Voters keep the penny rolling

The special purpose local option sales tax will continue for another six years in Bryan County.

November 09, 2011 | Lori Wynn | Local news


Hamilton wins at-large race in Pembroke

Ernest Hamilton is back on the Pembroke City Council, and the town will have a new mayor for the first time in 12 years when the new year rolls around.

November 09, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local news


Newcomers win in Richmond Hill

Voters have decided that Jan Bass and John Fesperman will represent Richmond Hill as city council members according to unofficial results from the Bryan County Voter Registration Office.

November 09, 2011 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Voters say 'yes' to SPLOST

According to unofficial results from the Bryan County Voter Registration Office, the special purpose local option sales tax will continue for another six years.

November 08, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


Challengers win in Richmond Hill, Pembroke

According to unofficial results from the Bryan County Voter Registration Office, John Fesperman and Jan Bass have won in Richmond Hill, and Ernest Hamilton will take office in Pembroke - though the votes in some cases are close.

November 08, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


Voters decide SPLOST, council seats today

Early voting may have ended Friday, but that doesn't mean Bryan County voters have missed their opportunity to cast a vote in the 2011 municipal and countywide elections.

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


County planners deny recommendation

Applause from the standing room-only crowd filled the courtroom in Pembroke on Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services.

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


Planning and Zoning votes against ordinance changes

Applause filled the courtroom at the county courthouse in Pembroke Thursday evening as the Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission voted not to recommend changes to the county's waste management district ordinance submitted by Pooler-based Atlantic Waste Services.

November 04, 2011 | Crissie Elrick celrick@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Kingston taps three from RH for academies

Three students from Richmond Hill are one step closer to attending U.S. Service academies after recently receiving congressional nominations from 1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.

November 04, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Nov. 7 grand jury list released

Grand jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the November 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.

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


Last chance for early voting is Friday

Early voting ends at 5 p.m. Friday, which means Bryan County residents still have some time to cast their votes early for the municipal and countywide elections.

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


Jury panel reports Tuesday

Trial jurors were recently drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe for the March 2011 term of the Bryan County Superior Court.

October 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


War's end good for area businesses

Local business leaders appear cautiously optimistic regarding news that the war in Iraq is ending and troops stationed there will be coming home by the end of the year.

October 30, 2011 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


One week left to cast early ballots

Monday marks the final week of early voting in Bryan County, and voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to cast their ballots before Election Day for the countywide and municipal elections.

October 30, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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Proposed attendance area for McAllister Elementary announced

A proposed attendance area for McAllister Elementary has been announced. Here's a link to an interactive map of the proposal

November 24, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Man stopped for going 101 thought it was OK

Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

November 24, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Basketball roundup: Wildcats win, Bryan County sweeps SEB

Richmond Hill High School won its season basketball opener Saturday night, beating Wayne County 64-26.

November 23, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


I-95 interchange project shown to public

South Bryan residents crowded the meeting room of the Bryan County Board of Commisisoners on Thursday to learn more about the I-95 interchange at Belfast Keller Road.

November 21, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Donors help schools go the extra mile for kids

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, members of the Bryan County Board of Education had extra reason to be thankful at Thursday night's meeting at Bryan County High School in Pembroke.

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


BCHS students Skype with U.S. Senator

Freshmen in Morrie Shelkoff's honors government class at Bryan County High School got a chance Tuesday to interview U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, during a morning Skype session in the school's media center.

November 20, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Caesarstone, DOL to host job fair at RH City Center

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host a job fair to fill a number of positions with Caesarstone Technology at its new $120 million manufacturing facility with the latest technology located in Richmond Hill. The recruitment will be Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar St.

November 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Richmond Hill approves new logo

Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted to update the city's "brand" Tuesday night, approving by a unanimous vote a new city logo modeled after the Ogeechee River's famous -- at least to locals -- Seven Mile Bend.

November 18, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Santa Scramble raises nearly $18,000 for kids

The 15th annual John Stevens-Good Ol' Boys Santa Scramble raised nearly $18,000 for the Bryan County Children's Fund.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Howell completes leadership course

Freddy Howell, director of Bryan County Emergency Services. completed the year-long 2014 Georgia EMS Directors and Management Leadership course on Nov. 6 in a ceremony in Statesboro.

November 18, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Open house on new I-95 interchange set for Thursday

Georgia DOT announces Bryan County will be holding a Public Information Open House meeting to discuss the proposed Belfast Keller Road Interchange on I-95 in Bryan County.

November 17, 2014 | Special Bryan County News | Local news


BoE talks districting at work session

Using maps, charts, numbers and plenty of slides, Bryan County Board of Education members and school officials spent nearly 90 minutes Thursday night trying to figure out which kids will attend the new McAllister Elementary when it opens next fall.

November 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Newman, Parker sign baseball scholarships

As Chandler Newman and Chaise Parker got ready to sign their national letters of intent Thursday afternoon, Wildcats baseball coach Stacy Bennett called the crowd that filled the Richmond Hill High School media center Wednesday a testament to the seniors.

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


Veterans honored with thanks, song, race

Hundreds gathered for separate events Tuesday at J.F. Gregory Park to say thanks to veterans and honor the memory of Marine Capt. Matthew Freeman, who was killed Aug. 7, 2009 in Afghanistan.

November 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


For local veterans and families, welcome home was nice

Bob Proctor was among a number of Vietnam veterans to get a welcome home Tuesday during a Veterans Day observance at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

November 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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