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City gets lirability-management grant

ATLANTA - The Georgia Municipal Association recently announced Richmond Hill as a recipient of a $3,050 Liability Management grant for GCA Certification and constitutional law legal training.

March 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


No coach yet

School officials had hoped to approve the hiring of a new football coach for Richmond Hill High School at Thursday night's Board of Education meeting. Those plans changed suddenly Thursday and officials are now hoping to get a new coach on board by the BoE's April meeting.

March 27, 2014 | By jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Schools to be accredited

Though it still has to be made official, it appears Bryan County Schools passed its first district-wide accreditation with flying colors. Read full story in the March 29 issue of the Bryan County News.

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


Exchange Club of Richmond Hill honors public safety officers

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club honored some of the county's top public safety officers today during a banquet at the Richmond Hill City Center.

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


RHFD gets funding boost

Richmond Hill Fire Department firefighters have been working with outdated air bottles - most dating back more than a decade, new fire Chief Ralph Catlett told City Council members at last week's meeting.

March 26, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Baby, it could get cold out tonight

A freeze warning will be in effect for most of Georgia starting at midnight. That includes much of Southeast Georgia. Even the western two-thirds of Bryan County will be under a freeze watch, according to the National Weather Service's Charleston office.

March 25, 2014 | Staff report | Local news


Bryan County Schools to learn accreditation status Wednesday

Bryan County Schools is undergoing accreditation and should know the results Wednesday, according to assistant superintendent Dr. Brad Anderson.

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


Council OKs $22M for new treatment plant

Bainbridge-based Bates Engineers/Contractors Inc. will build Richmond Hill's new Sterling Creek wastewater treatment plant following Tuesday night's vote by the City council to approve the company's $22.4 million bid.

March 22, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Free half marathon Saturday at J.F. Gregory

If you're an early riser and can deal with the last minute notice, this run might be for you.

March 21, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Expect delays on Highway 80 in Blitchton

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced traffic on Highway 80 from Highway 280 in Blitchton to Sand Hill Road in Effingham County will be one-lane until about 6 p.m. tonight due to work on the new Ogeechee River bridge. Delays of about 10 minutes are expected.

March 20, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Roundup: Wildcats blister Knights

Richmond Hill High School's baseball team improved to 3-1 in Region 3-AAAAA with a 16-0 win Friday over visiting Windsor Forest in a game shortened to three innings by the mercy rule.

March 19, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


City workshop to focus on stormwater, planning group

When the Richmond Hill City Council met Tuesday night, members were expected to approve a $22.37 million bid from Bates Engineering to build the town's new wastewater treatment facility.

March 19, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Future of interchange in hands of Congress

Work on the proposed interchange at I-95 and Belfast Siding Road could begin as early as the summer of 2017 - or then again, maybe not.

March 19, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City OKs $22.3 million to build new WWTP

Richmnd Hill City Council at Tuesday night's meeting approved a bid of $22.37 million from Bates Engineering to build the city's new wastewater treatment plant.

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


Richmond Hill man wins $100,000 playing Fantasy 5

ATLANTA – A $100,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot prize was unveiled online for one lucky Georgia Lottery winner in Bryan County.

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


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Blues Traveler to headline GOSF

The rock band Blues Traveler will be the headline act of the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers announced Friday.

August 08, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Groups partner to hold back to school rally

Unity in the Community teamed up with Plantation Apartments to throw a back-to-school celebration for young people of the community Saturday.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Stewart to close 119 on Thursday

Fort Stewart will close Highway 119 , 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday to demolish an old range tower using explosives.

August 04, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill's National Night Out

Richmond Hill's National Night Out took place Thursday at J.F Gregory Park from 7 p.m.-9p.m.

August 02, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Back to school already?

Many adults can remember when school didn't start until after the Labor Day holiday in September.

August 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Bryan County Schools kicks off the new school year

Employees of Bryan County Schools got an early start to the 2014-2015 school year Friday with a system-wide convocation at Richmond Hill Middle School.

August 02, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Value of hard work

When Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Abby Owens walked across the stage at the University of West Georgia on July 26 to receive her doctorate in education, it was an important day for a family that values education so much it has become a way of life.

August 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


DOT to suspend construction zones to be suspended for sales tax holiday

Motorists heading out to the mall for back to school shopping during the Sakes Tax Holiday can better enjoy their travels through major shopping districts,

July 31, 2014 | | Local news


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