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County to consider stormwater ordinance

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners might soon consider a stormwater ordinance that could help protect the area's coastal waterways.

May 16, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Warnell to run for Pembroke mayor

Mary Warnell, president of the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce and former Bryan County Board of Education member, announced Monday her plans to run for mayor of Pembroke in this year's municipal election.

May 09, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


St. Elizabeth's collecting items for tornado victims

St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is collecting items to deliver to the victims of the recent tornado outbreaks in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. Items needed include tarps, charcoal, baby supplies, blankets, flashlights, non-perishable foods, personal products and anything else that can be distributed to help those who have lost everything. A drop-off site is located at the pavilion directly behind the trailer. The church is at 16491 Ford Avenue (Hwy. 144). For more information call Jean Smith at 727-2589 or the church at 727-2650.

May 03, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Council OKs sign variance for Verizon

After tabling twice a request from Verizon Wireless, the Richmond Hill City Council unanimously approved Tuesday an amended variance request for signage at the business in Richmond Place Village.

May 03, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Job fair draws record crowd

In an annual career expo held at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart last week, 227 job seekers arrived in just the first hour of the event to meet with 41 employers. Universities, representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs and other governmental entities and about 15 private corporations, including Lockheed Martin, Fluor and URS, were recruiting future civilian employees from the military community.

May 03, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Local news


County gearing up wish list for next SPLOST

A new library. Upgrades to county buildings, including senior citizen facilities. Recreation projects. Ambulances. Heavy equipment.

April 26, 2011 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pier, launch project opens with a splash

Officials were all smiles Friday as they cut the ceremonial ribbon to mark the opening of the new Tivoli River fishing pier and kayak launch in south Bryan County.

April 25, 2011 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Hail reported in South Bryan

Hail has been reported off Hwy. 144.

April 21, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Kingston gets local for Cities Week breakfast

Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., spoke Monday about the importance of local government at the Georgia Cities Week Business Breakfast at the Richmond Hill City Center.

April 21, 2011 | Katie McGurl Special to the News | Local news


Landfill opponents take concerns to county board

Residents against a proposed landfill in North Bryan again lashed out against the project, this time at Tuesday's meeting of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners.

April 18, 2011 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill council meeting rescheduled

The Richmond Hill City Council meeting slated for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday has been canceled due to a lack of a quorum.

April 18, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke OK's building permit, tap fees

Two months after resuming building inspections, the city of Pembroke has established its own inspection and building permit fees apart from the county's.

April 14, 2011 | Al Hackle Special to the News | Local news


Ga. Cities Week gets underway

Georgia Cities Week is fast approaching, and beginning Sunday cities across the state will be celebrating the theme "City Life."

April 14, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


Soldier honored for saving life

Sgt.Walter Boyle, who is assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division on Fort Stewart, was honored during a Richmond Hill City Council meeting on April 5.

April 14, 2011 | Staff report | Local news


City to appeal census results

Disappointed over low population counts, Richmond Hill is moving forward with appealing the 2010 U.S. Census results.

April 13, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Special to the News | Local news


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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


RH Garden Club's pumpkin patch a hit

The pavilion at JF Gregory Park was filled on Saturday morning with visitors to the Richmond Hill Garden Club's annual pumpkin patch. The event featured plenty of pumpkins, games, prizes, treats, a pumpkin fairy and photo stations. For a full story on the festivities and more photos, see Thursday's Bryan County News.

October 04, 2014 | | Local news


Carver using chess to sharpen minds, skills

A game some say dates back at least 1,500 years is helping Richmond Hill kids learn everything from math to map reading.

October 03, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


County Commission to hold called meeting Monday

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will hold a called meeting at 5 p.m. Monday to discuss "water issues and Development Authority Issues," according to the notice sent Friday afternoon.

October 03, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Wearing pink

First Bank of Coastal Georgia in Pembroke supporting breast cancer awareness by purchasing and wearing Bryan County Emergency Service pink t-shirts. The staff will be wearing their pink t-shirts every Friday throughout the month of October.

October 03, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


St. Anne breaks ground on new sanctuary

With an abundance of prayer and then a flip of shovels, Richmond Hill's St. Anne Catholic Church broke ground on its future during a ceremony Thursday evening at the site where the new 26,000-square foot sanctuary will be constructed.

October 02, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Update: Three injured in crash on post

Three people were injured in a multiple vehicle accident around 2:30 p.m. today on Highway 144 East on Fort Stewart after a head-on collision earlier this afternoon. One person was air lifted to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah and two were taken to Winn Army Community Hospital, according to Fort Stewart public affairs officer Maj. Matthew Fontaine.

October 02, 2014 | Lewis Levine Special to the News | Local news


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