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Nighttime lane closures set in RH

Drivers in Richmond Hill can expect nighttime lane closures at the crossroads through the rest of the week.

July 16, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Museum opens doors for potluck

The Richmond Hill Museum opened its doors to the community Thursday evening for the Richmond Hill Historical Society's annual potluck, offering an opportunity to learn about the city's history, as well as the society and museum.

July 13, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Board OKs investigation into claims against King America

Bryan County commissioners Tuesday voted to authorize a Savannah law firm to look into whether residents have claims against King America Finishing as a result of the largest recorded fish kill in Ogeechee River history.

July 13, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


1st Armor returns home

The trail party for the 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division returned Wednesday afternoon to Fort Stewart, where family, friends and fellow soldiers waited eagerly in the hot sun to welcome them home.

July 13, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Bryan students improve on CRCT

Whether it was reading, writing or arithmetic - or social studies or science - Bryan County students again fared well on Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests in 2013, the Georgia Department of Education announced Tuesday.

July 13, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pooler police locate missing boy

The Richmond Hill 17-year-old who was declared missing earlier this week has been found, according to the Richmond Hill Police Department.

July 12, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Council gearing up for Belfast annexation

Richmond Hill's revision of its industrial zoning ordinances at the July 2 City Council meeting was the latest step in a plan to annex some 1,200 acres in South Bryan - including the Belfast Commerce Center and the future site of the I-95 and Belfast Siding interchange.

July 11, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Baggy pants law discussed

Could Pembroke soon have an ordinance making it illegal to wear baggy pants?

July 10, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Court won't hear Atlantic Waste appeal

The Georgia Supreme Court decided Monday not to review Atlantic Waste's claim that the county's landfill zoning ordinance is unconstitutional.

July 10, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fourth celebration draws large crowd

The day may have started off a little rainy, but it was no match for the thousands of visitors who showed up Saturday to celebrate Independence Day in J.F. Gregory Park.

July 10, 2013 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Police searching for runaway juvenile

Police are on the look out for a 17-year-old Robert Shane Anderson Jr. of Richmond Hill who is possibly in the Hinesville area.

July 09, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Trip back in time

Families came from near and far on Thursday to visit Fort McAllister for Independence Day activities.

July 06, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Richmond Hill names new P/Z director

Scott Allison has been named Richmond Hill's new director of planning and zoning.

July 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Hunter announces he'll run again

Richmond Hill Mayor Pro Tem Van Hunter announced Wednesday he is seeking another term when the November election rolls around.

July 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Stewart celebrates 237 years of freedom

Bright bursts of red, white and blue fireworks lit the cloudy skies over Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Thursday at the Salute to the Nation Independence Day celebration.

July 06, 2013 | By Samantha B. Koss Special to the News | Local news


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City may hold called meeting Jan. 26 for 'Project Honey'

It's called Project Honey by the Development Authority of Bryan County, and local officials have alluded to it in the past at meetings. Here's a link to a story that includes mention of the project, which apparently could bring more than 100 jobs and $100 million in investment to the Belfast Commerce Centre: http://www.bryancountynews.net/archives/34772/

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Business After Hours oyster roast a hit

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.

January 16, 2015 | | Local news


Roundabout in works for Belfast River, 144?

The occasionally scary intersection at Highway 144 and Belfast River Road could one day be the site of a traffic roundabout, it seems.

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke appoints police chief, honors firefighters

Pembroke got a new police chief Monday night when council members appointed former Guyton chief Randy Alexander as the city's new top cop.

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Sunday retail alcohol sales legal in Bryan beginning this weekend

Beginning this weekend, Bryan County residents can buy alcohol in the unincorporated parts of the county on Sunday after members of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners approved a second reading of the ordinance allowing such sales.

January 16, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke names police chief

Pembroke City Council named Randy Alexander as police chief at Monday night's meeting. Alexander spent the past nine years as Guyton's police chief and establishedd the city's first police department, according to a press release.

January 12, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


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