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Sign ordinance issues voiced

Several business owners raised questions and expressed concerns Monday night about Richmond Hill's proposed sign ordinance during a public hearing at City Hall.

April 23, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Shells used to help oyster population

A group of local volunteers is doing its part to help revive and maintain marine life in the off the coast of south Bryan County.

April 20, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Officials gearing up for Georgia Cities Week

Pembroke and Richmond Hill will show residents "Where the Action is" through activities planned as part of the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Georgia Cities Week celebration, which runs Sunday-April 27.

April 19, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


County OKs land for ‘Bark Park’

Dogs and their owners in South Bryan might be getting their own park following the county Board of Commissioners' decision to provide use of county land in DeVaul Henderson Park.

April 17, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Families turn out for 11th annual Public Safety Day

The parking lot of First Baptist Church in Richmond Hill was all abuzz Saturday with fire trucks, helicopters, safety exhibits and more for the 11th annual Public Safety Day hosted by the Bryan County Emergency Services and South Bryan Volunteer Firefighters Association.

April 17, 2013 | Julia Harrison Bryan County News | Local news


Mother charged in toddler's death

Charges have been filed in the death of a North Bryan toddler killed by a pack of family dogs in Ellabell late last month.

April 16, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Former fire chief: We were forced to retire

Jimmy Cook, longtime volunteer fire chief for the city of Pembroke, said he may be retired from the position he's held since 1971, but it wasn't his decision.

April 13, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Court hearing set for Atlantic Waste lawsuit

A hearing has been set in the Atlantic Waste Services lawsuit that claims the Bryan County's ordinance regarding landfills is unconstitutional.

April 13, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


A mobile honor for a local hero

The Georgia Law Enforcement Moving Memorial was in Pembroke April 5 to unveil a new name -- Bryan County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Robert Warren Crapse, who was killed last June in a head-on collision on I-95.

April 12, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Longtime chief, volunteer stepping down

Editor's note: Former Fire Chief Jimmy Cook says he was forced to retire. See a follow-up story in the April 13 edition of the News.

April 10, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Charges expected soon in toddler's death

Charges may be filed this week in the death of a 21-month-old North Bryan toddler mauled late last month by a pack of the family's dogs.

April 10, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Teens injured in four-wheeler crash

Two teenage girls suffered injuries in a four-wheeler crash Monday in Ellabell that resulted in transportation to aSavannahtrauma center.

April 10, 2013 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG Statesboro Herald | Local news


Tractor trailer overturned at Exit 90 in Richmond Hill

An overturned tractor trailer shut down an exit ramp off of Interstate 95 in Richmond Hill on Monday for more than 10 hours, according to Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing.

April 08, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Crime reports for April 6

The following reports are from the Richmond Hill Police Department:

April 06, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill extends moratorium on permanent signs

A moratorium on permanent signs in Richmond Hill will continue into May after a decision Tuesday from the Richmond Hill City Council.

April 06, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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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


Helping the BCCF do its job of spreading Christmas Cheer

The Bryan County Children's Fund made Christmas brighter for 450 children from 250 families in 2014. None of it would have been possible without those who pitched in to help in one form or another.

January 08, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Rotary updated on St. Anne's new sanctuary

St. Anne Catholic Church's new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary is well on the road to completion, and Father Joe Smith couldn't be more pleased with the way things have gone so far.

January 08, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Local news


Bringing home babies

One day, Lily, Mae, Samford and Griffin Armitage will be old enough to understand the impact their simultaneous arrivals have had on Sherri and Paul Armitage's lives.

January 08, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Update: Teen in wreck now in stable condition

The 15-year-old put in a medically induced coma Tuesday after the car she was riding in was struck by a school bus is now in stable condition and responsive, according to the Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the crash.

January 08, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


Wreck involving bus sends four RHHS students to hospital

The Richmond Hill Police and the Georgia State Patrol are investigating a Tuesday afternoon wreck that involved a school bus.

January 06, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


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