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Farmers market kicks off with help of lemonade girls

A bright pink and yellow lemonade stand caught the eye of many attendees at the inaugural Richmond Hill Farmers Market on Tuesday, when crowds showed up for local, farm fresh produce in J. F. Gregory Park.

July 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Coastal Resource meeting in Midway

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division will host a public information meeting at 5:30 p.m. July 27 at Holton's Restaurant in Midway to explain proposed amendments to the Coastal Marshland Protection Rules concerning live-aboards.

July 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


Burnsed details transportation plans

Bryan County Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed, who also serves as chairman of the Coastal Regional Commission's Regional Transportation Roundtable Executive Committee, spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club Thursday about local transportation projects listed as part of Georgia's Transportation Investment Act of 2010.

July 19, 2011 | By Lori Wynn | Local news


County dedicates road to fallen Marine

A North Bryan dirt road formerly known as Georges Branch Road is now officially Staff Sgt Joel Dameron Road after a unanimous decision by the Bryan County Commissioners at Tuesday's regular meeting.

July 19, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


'Ready, Set, Grow' to help with life skills, more

Bryan County Family Connection (BCFC) and United Way Bryan County have joined forces to create a new program that will teach life skills and more to young women across the county.

July 18, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill Farmers Market opens Tuesday

The city of Richmond Hill will host it's first-ever farmers market from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the pavilion at J.F. Gregory Park.

July 18, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Sunday alcohol sales uncertain in Bryan

Though a signature from Gov. Nathan Deal prompted many local governments throughout the state to hold a Sunday alcohol sales referendum this year, Bryan County residents shouldn't rush off to the booze aisle before the Sunday barbecue just yet.

July 15, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Sidewalks, bike paths slated for Pembroke

New sidewalks and bicycle paths are set to grace Pembroke from the City Park and courthouse to the downtown area after a decision at Monday night's City Council meeting.

July 14, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Daniel Defense picks S.C. site over Bryan facility

The small arms manufacturer based at the Interstate Centre in Black Creek has announced it will be expanding – but not in Bryan County.

July 11, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Farmers market heading to Richmond Hill

Starting July 19, South Bryan residents will have the opportunity to buy local farm-fresh produce, crafts, plants and more at the Richmond Hill Farmers Market in J.F. Gregory Park.

July 07, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Honor Flight seeks vets, volunteers

Honor Flight Savannah is seeking veterans who want to take the organization's upcoming fall trips and is recruiting volunteers, known as guardians, to help chaperone aging veterans.

July 07, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


July term jurors listed

Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe recently drew names for trial jurors for the July Term 2011 of the Bryan County State Court.

July 06, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


City to fix problem storm drain

A damaged storm drain on Fair View Drive in the Sterling Links golf community at Richmond Hill Plantation that has raised some concern, especially for one resident, may finally be getting repaired.

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


July Fourth goes off with a bang

Bryan County residents celebrated the July Fourth holiday with tradition and history with events such as the "Richmond Hill Salutes the Red, White and Blue" Independence Day celebration on Saturday and the annual holiday program Monday at Fort McAllister State Historic Park.

July 06, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Roundtable panel works on transit 'wish list'

The Regional Transportation Roundtable Executive Committee gathered Wednesday to develop a constrained list of infrastructure projects that could be placed on next summer's Transportation Investment Act referendum.

July 05, 2011 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


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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


RHPD busy over Thanksgiving holiday

The following incidents are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

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


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