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Bryan County Family Connection honors partners

Bryan County Family Connection Coordinator Wendy Sims is usually a one-woman whirlwind of activity, moving from one of the local and state collaborative's many missions to another.

June 18, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Yappy Hour event rescheduled

The Bryan County Bark Park has rescheduled its Yappy Hour Hawaiian fancy-dress dog competition to Wednesday, June 25, at Fish Tales Restaurant at Fort McAllister.

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


Three public hearings set for Richmond Hill

The city of Richmond Hill will hold three public hearings beginning at 7 p.m. Monday at city hall, 30 Richard R. Davis Drive.

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


Pembroke company named SBA's Exporter of Year

Savannah Global Solutions (SGS), a Pembroke-based company with deep roots in the forestry equipment business, has been named the 2014 "Exporter of the Year" by the Georgia Small Business Administration (SBA). SGS was among a group of 10 winners in various categories from throughout the state.

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


Meet Taylor, UGA student and intern

When you're a college journalism student the importance of gaining work experience is constantly drilled into you.

June 18, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local news


Soldier injured in accident on 144

An accident Tuesday afternoon in Richmond Hill left a Fort Stewart soldier injured when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a tractor trailer just outside the gates of the installation on Highway 144 East.

June 17, 2014 | Lewis Levine Special to the News | Local news


Exchange Club installs new officers

Exchange Club of Richmond Hill swore in its new officers at its June 11 meeting. Those officers are President Laura Evans, President-Elect Barry Hall, Immediate Past President John Gough, Treasurer Lucretia Cole, Secretary Ursula Lee, and Directors Zoe Hall, Bob Mock, Bonnie Proctor, and Steve Asplund.

June 17, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Health officials urge parents to be proactive with immunizations for new school year

Students will be going back to school in less than two months and health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are encouraging parents to be proactive about getting required immunizations for children. A complete summary of Georgia immunization requirements can be found by going to www.gachd.org and clicking on the Immunizations and Vaccinations link under the Quick Links menu on the home page.

June 17, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Dixie Pickers Antiques holds grand opening in Richmond Hill

Dixie Pickers Antiques held its grand opening ribbon cutting Monday in Richmond Hill, followed by an open house.

June 17, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Tara Nielsen wins BCES Biggest Loser Contest

Tara Nielsen wins "BCES Biggest Loser Contest"!With the help of the Bryan County Health Department's recording the weekly weigh ins, Bryan County Emergency Services hosted an 8-week "Biggest Loser" contest for anyone wishing to participate. Although several people signed up, and some even lost more weight, only one person completed all the requirements for the 8-week program. Tara Nielsen, wife of Captain Jeff Nielsen, was dedicated to the program and stuck it out for the entire 8-weeks. She actually didn't have a ton of weight to lose but I believe she was more focused on getting in ...

June 16, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


County residents to save on flood insurance after rating drop

Homeowners in unincorporated Bryan County should start seeing lower premiums on their FEMA flood insurance, officials say.

June 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Academic Honors: Dozens of local students earn college honors

Neely on the list at GSW

June 14, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke ISO ratings drop

Pembroke home and business owners should see lower insurance premiums in October, after the Pembroke Fire Department dropped its ISO rating from a 5/9 to a 4/9 - or a 4/4x under the new rating system.

June 13, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Grotheer appointed interim county administrator

Bryan County Finance Director John Grotheer will act as interim county administrator beginning July 1. He will replace Ray Pittman, who stepped down earlier this year from the county's top appointed post.

June 11, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Warriors Walk trees dying

The 468 eastern redbud trees at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk are dying. According to Fort Stewart public affairs spokesman Kevin Larson, the trees intended to be living memorials begin dying shortly after they're planted.

June 11, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Local news


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Richmond Hill to table developer's request to Sept. 2, then vote

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

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


A sign of better times ahead?

Richmond Hill city council members got good news at Tuesday's city council meeting.

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


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


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