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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


Pembroke's patriotic July Fourth celebration

Pembroke kicked off its annual July Fourth celebration Monday at First Baptist Church with a little rock and roll mixed in with jazz, country and a lot of patriotism.

July 03, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Be careful this holiday

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell knows fireworks and the July Fourth holiday go hand in hand.

July 03, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill announces new P&Z director

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler introduced new Planning and Zoning Director Scott Allison at the Tuesday night city council meeting.

July 02, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Regional planners open Darien office

The Coastal Regional Commission held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony June 12 at its new facility in Darien.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


BoE chooses McAllister as name for new school

Future South Bryan students will learn in a facility named in honor of the area's rich past after school board members voted Thursday to name the yet-to-be-built elementary school.

June 29, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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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


Dunham Marsh residents feeling left out in cold

As Bryan County Schools administrators continue to work on a proposed attendance area for the new McAllister Elementary, some Dunham Marsh parents still feel left out in the cold.

January 10, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Districting process for McAllister continues

The following is a press release from Bryan County Schools on Thursday night's forum at Richmond Hill Middle School.

January 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Local news


Zent wins Carver spelling bee title

Ultimately, the word "ultimatum" separated Carver Elementary spelling champ Mason Zent from his closest, competitor, Ryan Wiebold.

January 09, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHMS teacher Robert Hodgdon named state's top science teacher

The Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA) announced the winners of the Science Teacher of the Year. Robert Hodgdon, a teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School, was selected as the 2015 Middle School Science Teacher of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Dr. Paul T. Brooksher, Superintendent, said, "Mr. Hodgdon is a dynamic teacher who goes above and beyond every day. From engaging lessons within the walls of the classroom to field experiences throughout the state to building phenomenal relationships with students, the GTSA could not have selected a better winner."

January 09, 2015 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Fire destroys Pembroke mobile home

North Bryan Emergency Services, along with automatic aid units from the City of Pembroke Fire Department, responded to a reported fire Thursday night in a residence at 101 Power Circle Road. EMS unit 5 was the first unit to arrive on scene. The crew reported to incoming units on a fully-engulfed single-wide trailer, andseveral small propane cylinders were near the fire.

January 09, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


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