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Richmond Hill OKs debit card fees

Richmond Hill residents will soon pay a 3 percent processing fee on top of their bill if they use a credit or debit card to pay water and sewer bills.

June 08, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Andrea spares Bryan County

Tropical Storm Andrea didn't do much damage to Bryan County when it passed through the area Thursday night.

June 08, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County under tropical storm warning

It's only six days into the 2013 hurricane season, but coastal Georgia and much of the southern East Coast is already bracing for the first named storm of the season.

June 06, 2013 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Big Brother program in need of volunteers

There are plenty of people willing to pitch in and help Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire. There's a shortage of help, nonetheless.

June 05, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


North Bryan crash leaves one dead

A Bryan County man was killed Friday in a wreck involving a motorcycle and pickup at the Olive Branch Road intersection on Highway 280 in Black Creek.

June 05, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Familes get fun, dinner with Kids Fishing Derby

t was the perfect weather Saturday for young anglers to catch some fish and have some family fun during the 23rd annual Kids Fishing Derby at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.

June 05, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Program aids with soldiers' transition

A new program that supports the Army Career and Alumni Program is helping soldiers transition from Army life to the civilian workforce.

June 05, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Council considering debit, credit card fees

Richmond Hill could soon start requiring residents to pay a 3 percent processing fee if they use a credit or debit card to pay water and sewer bills.

June 04, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Community taking care of its own

At only 3 years old, Cody Stewart probably doesn't realize he's got plenty of friends.

June 01, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City not immune to drugs

Richmond Hill isn't exactly Savannah when it comes to drug problems, a local police officer told Rotary Club members Thursday.

June 01, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


DNR wants own law enforcement

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing to create a new law enforcement division, separating it from the Wildlife Resources division, a move that has angered many wildlife advocates.

June 01, 2013 | By Jeff Gill Special to the News | Local news


Fowler to seek second term

Four years ago, Harold Fowler ran against Richmond Hill City Hall to become mayor. Now he wants four more years as the city's top elected official.

June 01, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fowler to run again

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler said Wednesday he will seek a second term.

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


Caldwell named TOY at Carver Elementary

George Washington Carver Elementary School teacher Teresa Caldwell has something to celebrate after recently being named as the school's Teacher of the Year.

May 29, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County High School graduates more than 100

More than 100 students at Bryan County High School officially became alumni Saturday morning as they moved their graduation cap tassels in celebration of completing their high school journey.

May 29, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County 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


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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