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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


Center's Friday lunch comes under fire

Friday lunches at the Richmond Hill City Center in J. F. Gregory Park sparked a heated debate between the public and city officials at Tuesday night's Richmond Hill City Council meeting.

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


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Carver Elementary among state's best

Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitren Bryan County News | Local news


BoE approves $55.4 million budget

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won't quit.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE extends superintendent's contract, approves budget

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.

August 28, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bark Park opening set for October

Backers of the Bryan County Bark Park announced Tuesday the park will open in October during the nonprofit group's celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales restaurant.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club salutes charter members

The Exchange Club's "Covenant of Service" ends with the words "to serve in unity with those seeking better conditions, better understandings, and greater opportunities for all."

August 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Lady Wildcats down BI 9-0

Izzy Marsh's three run blast helped power Richmond Hill High School to a 9-0 win over Bradwell Institute Tuesday in Hinesville.

August 27, 2014 | Patty Leon Correspondent | Local news


GBI investigating probation office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.

August 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Say that again?

At 2:37 p.m. this past Wednesday I received a phone call that one of my staff members had been shot. I did what most people who receive a phone call like that do: I said, "say that again."

August 27, 2014 | Rich DeLong Special to the News | Local news


Suspect in holdups sought by police

Area area law-enforcement agencies are asking for the public's help in finding the person believed to be responsible for several Sunday morning robberies in Hinesville, Claxton, Bryan County and Flemington.

August 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Local news


Probation office reportedly under GBI scrutiny

A Savannah television station has reported Bryan County's probation office is under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. WSAV3 reports Sheriff Clyde Smith as saying the investigation concerns a former employee and missing money.

August 26, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Update: Arrests, but no shooting charges yet

Two Savannah men have been arrested in connection with the Aug. 20 shooting of a Suites at Station Exchange employee in Richmond Hill, but neither has been charged with the actual shooting, Richmond Hill Police Chief Billy Reynolds said Tuesday.

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


Red Cross, BEMS test ability to handle disaster

A raging wildfire burned multiple South Bryan homes, a tanker truck exploded --- seemed just about everything that could go wrong did Saturday at a tony South Bryan neighborhood.

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


They're No. 1

The South Bryan County Recreation Department has been named the top rec department in Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2, beating out 27 other agencies.

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


Updated: Incident report on shooting released

Suites at Station Exchange Director Rich DeLong said Thursday that the Wednesday shooting that injured one of the facility's workers brought out the best in the facility's employees.

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


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