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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


Richmond Hill High School Class of 2013 graduates

The Martin Luther King arena at the Savannah Civic Center was packed top to bottom Saturday with proud parents and family members of the Richmond Hill High School graduating class of 2013. The atmosphere was buzzing with excitement for what the future will bring for the 350 graduating Wildcats.

May 29, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Bryan County News | Local news


Memorial Day in Bryan County

Hundreds of folks gathered on both ends of the county over the holiday weekend to pay tribute to those who have served and given their lives in the nation's armed forces.

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


Bryan good on water — for now

A moratorium placed on new groundwater withdrawals in the coastal region, including Bryan County, isn't likely to affect this area any time soon, according to local officials.

May 25, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


BoE hires five administrators

The Bryan County Board of Education has filled several administrative positions at various schools across the county as well as central office positions, according to a press release issued Friday by the Bryan BoE.

May 18, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


BCHS honors top students

More than 100 students, parents, faculty and staff filled the gym at Bryan County High School on Friday morning for the 2013 honors day ceremony.

May 18, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


RHHS honors student achievement

Applause and cheers filled the cafeteria at Richmond Hill high school Thursday evening when the top seniors in the class of 2013 were recognized for various academic achievements.

May 18, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club seeks WWII vets to honor

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a special World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.

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


Relay for Life draws crowd to J.F. Gregory

J.F. Gregory Park was abuzz with hundreds of people throughout the night Friday as they celebrated, remembered and fought back with the American Cancer Society as part of the 2013 Bryan County Relay for Life.

May 15, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


A tree and a capsule

Monday held a bittersweet feeling for staff and students at Richmond Hill Middle School when the school celebrated the life of the late Chip Eckwall and buried a time capsule commemorating the school's first year.

May 15, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Body shop owner irate over repairs

Repairs made to Pembroke Police Department vehicles have upset one Pembroke business owner.

May 15, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Getting more bang for the buck

Members of the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce learned a little of what is going on in the Georgia Department of Transportation whenGeorgia's 1stCongressional District Board Member Ann Purcell paid the group a visit on May 15.

May 14, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Residents rail against King permit

SPRINGFIELD - Anger, concern for the environment and frustration were evident Tuesday night as residents attended a hearing regarding the Ogeechee River and a proposed permit allowing an industry to continue discharging wastewater into the river.

May 08, 2013 | Holli Deal Bragg Special to the News | Local news


EPD head concedes public distrust

The state Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing Tuesday on King America Finishing's draft permit to discharge into the Ogeechee River, and agency director Jud Turner said he wants to meet with area residents soon.

May 06, 2013 | Patrick Donahue Special to the News | Local news


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Commissioners OK budget

Bryan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a 2015 budget of $19.9 million with little discussion Tuesday night at the board's meeting at the Administration Building in South Bryan.

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


Seafood Festival gets under way Friday

Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16thannual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

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


Pembroke Police Dept. to add precinct office

Pembroke will again have a police precinct office at Miller Village, after city council voted Monday night to accept an offer of office space from Claxton Housing Authority. The only thing the city will have to pay is for water, phone and internet. A ribbon cutting will be held soon -- and Public Safety Director Bill Collins thanked the CHA, which is renovating the office for police at no charge and will cover the light bill, he said.

October 13, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


GOSF gets started Friday

Seafood. Rides. Arts and crafts. More seafood. Fun things for kids to do. Fun things for adults to do. Music performances by nationally known recording artists, along with regional – and local – favorites.

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


Police blotter for Oct. 13

Information taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

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


Early voting begins today

Early voting started today in Bryan County.

October 13, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke council meets tonight

Pembroke's city council meets tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

October 13, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Police graduates honor late detective

Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning.

October 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan students lead area in SAT scores

The results are out, and seniors in Bryan County Schools scored a combined 1490 on the SAT this year, 45 points higher than the state average.

October 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Firefighters spread the message

The curriculum for about half an hour Thursday at Richmond Hill Primary School covered the basics of fire safety, including how to crawl under smoke and stop, drop and roll.

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


It's good to be king

Richmond Hill High School special education teacher and wrestling coach Bob Parker said Alexis Mercado could easily be Georgia's governor if he wanted the job.

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


Pete the Cat meets Sen. Carter

Pete the Cat met state Senator Buddy Carter on Monday at Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, as the Pooler pharmacist and Republican Congressional candidate read to students there to help kick off Georgia Pre-K week.

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


Update: City follows county lead

More than 100 manufacturing jobs may be on way to the Belfast Commerce Centre in Richmond Hill.

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


RH Rotary raises $2,500 to eradicate Polio

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club and Georgia Game Changers raised over $2,500 on Saturday to help eradicate polio during the Pacing for Polio 5K fundraiser at J.F. Gregory Park.

October 06, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge hbarnidge@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Police blotter for Oct. 6

Delete-Merge UpIncidents below taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

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


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