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Relay for Life set for Friday

Hundreds of people are expected to gather Friday in J.F. Gregory Park to help raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society as part of Relay for Life of Bryan County.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


List cut down to three

The city of Richmond Hill is one step closer to finding its new city manager.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


President Obama to visit post

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to visit Fort Stewart Friday, but don't count on getting to see him unless you're invited.

April 25, 2012 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Tybee Island residents clean trash after gathering

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Some residents ofTybee Islandare angry after college students and young adults left piles of cans, bottles, cups and other trash on the beach after an annual gathering known as "Orange Crush."

April 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Local news


Georgia Cities Week on tap

The cities of Pembroke and Richmond Hill will both celebrate Georgia Cities Week April 22-28.

April 22, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Council buys Colonial Marsh property

Richmond Hill now has some new property after a decision Tuesday by the city council.

April 21, 2012 | | Local news


County to upgrade courthouse

Projects ranging from renovations to the Bryan County Courthouse and the Pembroke Public Library to county recreation improvements should happen soon after a decision from the Bryan County Commissioners.

April 21, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Gas leak in Richmond Hill repaired

A gas leak near the old Bryan County Courthouse Annex Building off Highway 144 has been repaired.

April 19, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Gas leak causes traffic detour

A gas leak near the old Bryan County Courthouse Annex building off of Highway 144 Thursday caused eastbound traffic to be detoured around the incident.

April 19, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Pembroke takes steps on water and sewer

The Pembroke City Council at a called meeting Monday approved two different loans that will help the city with a water and sewer project and the purchase of new equipment.

April 18, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Surprise ending to appreciation dinner

Dave Williams knows a thing or two about volunteering.

April 18, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


County looks at paving priorities at workshop

At a workshop before the April 10 regularly scheduled county commission meeting, Bryan County Commissioners discussed what road projects may be best suited for the estimated $1.3 million per year expected from the Transportation Investment Act if it's approved by voters.

April 18, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Blunt stepping down from UWBC

After working with the United Way of the Coastal Empire for 17 years, six of those spent as the director of Bryan County's United Way programs, Janice Blunt has decided to hand over the reins.

April 18, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Free pickup of large trash this week

Richmond Hill will celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 22-28. Free curbside pickup of large items will take place throughout Richmond Hill from Monday through Wednesday.

April 16, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


JROTC teaches more than drill

On a chilly and breezy Friday afternoon, cadets of the Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps practiced their drill routines. Rifles twirled in the air and medals gleamed in the sun.

April 15, 2012 | Julia Harrison 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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