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Life in a bygone era comes alive with book

Life from a bygone era in Richmond Hill came alive Thursday night when a local man read excerpts from his late mother's autobiography about life here during the 1930's and 1940's.

June 07, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local news


Sidewalks plan lists $5.7 million worth of proposals

Relief may be on the way for the 40 students who dodge traffic every morning while walking down Ivey Street to Lynwood Avenue to catch the bus to school. Under a plan being considered by the Richmond Hill City Council, that stretch of road would get sidewalks, along with 12 other areas in the city.

June 07, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Local news


BCHS administrators reportedly resign

Bryan County High School principal Dr. Dawn Hadley and assistant principal Dr. Rod Backman have resigned and the search is on for replacements, school officials said Thursday night after a brief called meeting.

June 07, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Hires inducted into Hall of Fame

Jimmy Hires said he didn't make a speech last Saturday night in Dalton at his induction into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

June 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County High School principal, assistant principal reportedly resign

Bryan County High School principal Dr. Dawn Hadley and assistant principal Dr. Rod Backman have reportedly resigned.

June 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Signal at Timber Trail, 144 could be up June 10

The light at 144 and Timber Trail could be up and working as early as June 10, according to GDOT. It starts flashing today.

June 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE to hold called meeting

The Bryan County Board of Education will hold a called meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at the Richmond Hill Pre-K center.

June 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Heating bill program reports on season

The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority assisted eligible households with heating bills this winter.

June 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Work on signal at 144, Timber Trail nearing completion

Work is nearing completion on a traffic signal at Timber Trail Road and Highway 144, but it could be July before the light is working.

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


Wildlife rescue group seeks local volunteers

A Tifton-based organization dedicated to saving and protecting injured and orphaned wildlife needs local volunteers.

June 04, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Local news


Bryan County Schools names top bus drivers

Bryan County Schools announced the names of its 2013-2014 Bus Drivers of the Year on Monday afternoon.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Officials urge storm preparation

In a way, talking about hurricane season in Georgia is like crying wolf. Or beating a dead horse. About this time each year, public safety officials warn the public to prepare for hurricane season.

May 31, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Hires to be inducted into GACA Hall on Saturday

If you run into coach Jimmy Hires this week you might want to congratulation him on his well-deserved induction into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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


City pays tribute to Hometown Hero

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler opened the city's annual Memorial Day observance by honoring those who have fallen in the defense of the country and then paying special tribute to one who didn't.

May 27, 2014 | Steve Scholar Correspondent | Local news


Pembroke salutes nation’s veterans

As they have for years, members of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 164 honored America's war dead again Saturday with a Memorial Day observance in downtown Pembroke.

May 27, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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Celebration at J.F. Gregory draws a crowd

Editor's note: Vy is the 2014 valedictorian of Richmond Hill High School and is freelancing this summer for the Bryan County News before she heads off to Rice.

July 09, 2014 | By Vy Nguyen For the Bryan County News | Local news


County names finalists for county administrator job

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners has narrowed down its list of finalists for the job of county administrator to three.

July 08, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local news


Pastor of Pembroke church testifies before U.S. Senate

The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, senior pastor at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Pembroke and the president of the Georgia NAACP, testified June 25 before a Senate committee on the voting rights act.

July 07, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Scenes from Richmond Hill July 4 celebration

A few shots of Richmond Hill's July 4 celebration Saturday at J.F. Gregory.

July 07, 2014 | Vy Nguyen, Hollie Barnidge For the Bryan County News | Local news


BCES firefighters put out blaze in Ellabell

Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters put out a structure fire at an Ellabell home Sunday.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


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