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Weather today? Hot and stormy

ATLANTA - National Weather Service forecasters say potentially strong thunderstorms could move over Georgia as temperatures were expected to remain very high.

August 09, 2011 | Associated Press | Local news


SPLOST group promoting voter referendum

Keep the penny rolling.

August 09, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Officials urge caution against mosquitoes

Editor's note: Since this story was published, a suspect case of West Nile virus in a Chatham County resident has been confirmed by a lab, according to Sally Silbermann of the Coastal Health District. This is the only confirmed case of the virus in a human this year.

August 09, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Roundtable expands roads projects

Thanks to roughly $375 million in state supplements, the Regional Transportation Roundtable Executive Committee expanded its list of infrastructure projects that could be placed on next summer's Transportation Investment Act referendum.

August 09, 2011 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Former city employee may run for office

A former employee of the city of Richmond Hill apparently has plans to run for office on the Richmond Hill City Council.

August 08, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Old candy shop disappears into Liberty

The location of a building that once housed Our Little Candy Store in Richmond Hill has become something of a mystery to those in Liberty County.

August 08, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Local news


Former candy store's new locale a mystery

A building that nearly got stuck under an interstate overpass last week finally made it to its Liberty County destination, but the structure's exact location is a bit of a mystery to officials there.

August 08, 2011 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Planning commission meeting canceled

August 05, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


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


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From road builder to road traveler

Ricky McCoy spent 45 years working on roads. He's going to spend his retirement traveling them.

December 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County | Local news


School board approves sale of school to Pembroke

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday night to approve the sale of Bryan County Elementary and a 6.59 acre site to Pembroke, a week after the city OK'd its part of the deal.

December 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Proposed district draws feedback at BoE meeting

Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher said prior to a Dec. 6 forum that feedback on a proposed attendance zone for McAllister Elementary to date had positive.

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


Council could vote on mitigation rates tonight

Richmond Hill City Council didn't vote tonight on an ordinance to allow its fire department to charge for responses to fires and other services.

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


City votes on resolution for access to river

Members of Richmond Hill City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that could be the first step in the city's providing public access to the Ogeechee River for its residents.

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


Police blotter: Dog bites, shots fired, undelivered merchandise

The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

December 15, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH blood drive set for Tuesday

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club, the Senior Center and the American Red Cross will have a blood drive from

December 15, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke hosts 31st annual Christmas Parade

Under clear skies with the temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered a long Main Street.

December 15, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


Battle for Fort McAllister turns 150 on Saturday

History buffs are expected to descend on Richmond Hill and Fort McAllister State Historic Park beginning Thursday as the fort commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Dec. 13 1864 battle marking the end of Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's famed "March to the Sea" and helping spell the end of the Confederacy less than five months later.

December 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke to buy land, old Bryan County Elementary

Pembroke's city council dropped a couple of bombshells at Monday night's meeting.

December 08, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County Newsy | Local news


Richmond Hill holds Christmas parade

The city of Richmond Hill on Saturday held its annual Christmas parade on and around Ford Avenue. The Friday night before, the city celebrated with a chili cook-off in J.F. Gregory Park, and later Saturday night, the lighted boat parade was held at Fort McAllister Marina. For coverage of these events and other holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke holds tree lighting

Pembroke on Saturday officially lit the city's Christmas tree. This coming weekend, Pembroke will host the 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade & Festival from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 on Main Street and throughout the city. For coverage of all these events and more holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Second forum draws bigger crowd

The second of three community forums on proposed attendance zone for the new McAllister Elementary school in South Bryan drew dozens of people to Richmond Hill Middle School on Thursday night.

December 04, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Carver teacher named to Governor's education advisory board

Carver Elementary fifth-grade teacher Teresa Caldwell has been named to Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Advisory Board, it was announced Monday.

December 03, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Developer withdraws bid for multi-family dwellings at Port Royal, Sterling Links Way

A developer has dropped a request to build multi-family homes at the corner of Sterling Links Way and Port Royal Road in Richmond Hill.

December 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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