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RH Council OKs senior-living development

Another development in Richmond Hill for senior citizens is a step closer to reality.

March 12, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Trees tell story of Pembroke’s history

For Pembroke Street Superintendent Jim Pollett, an old oak tree gracing the downtown park is an important part of the present in part because of what it says about the past.

March 12, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Collins to plead guilty

The Richmond Hill woman charged in the 2012 wrong-way crash that killed a Bryan County Sheriff's deputy has reportedly agreed to plead guilty, but the charges she will plea to are unclear.

March 10, 2014 | Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan Co. Family Connection in need of volunteers

Wendy Sims is looking for about a dozen volunteers in North Bryan.

March 08, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


One contested race emerges as qualifying closes

Two school board members were the last to qualify for the 2014 general election.

March 07, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Six qualify to run for local offices

A challenger and five incumbents, including Bryan County School Board Chairman Eddie Warren, were the first to qualify to run for local office in the November 2014 general elections.

March 05, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Updated: Richmond Hill police warn of scam

The Richmond Hill Police Department is warning residents of a scam in which callers claiming to be law enforcement officers tell those they call they'll go to jail for outstanding warrants unless they send money to the officers.

March 04, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Six qualify Monday to run again for local seats

Six candidates made it official Monday.

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


Qualifying starts Monday

Interested in running for local office?

March 01, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke celebrates trees

Pembroke celebrated Arbor Day on Friday a bit later than planned, but that didn't dampen spirits as Mayor Mary Warnell welcomed guests, including members of the Pembroke Garden Club, volunteers who serve on various city committees and boards, and city employees.

March 01, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Report: Film company denied access to track

After days of rumors, conjecture and finger-pointing, the office investigating last week's fatal train accident in Wayne County has issued a preliminary report.

February 25, 2014 | By Bill DeYoung Special to the News | Local news


City celebrates Arbor Day, Tree City USA designation

Rain held off just long enough Friday morning for Richmond Hill to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day with a brief ceremony in J.F. Gregory Park.

February 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Hearing garners positive feedback

Frank Biezenbos has driven Highway 144 just about every day for the past 19 years.

February 22, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


OMI drops $2M suit with city

The public works company Operations Management International has dropped its $2 million lawsuit against Richmond Hill, a mere two months after it was filed.

February 22, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Opinions sought on road work

The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking input on the proposed widening of Highway 144 from Timber Trail Road to south of Belfast River Road in Bryan County and will hold a public hearing from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bryan County Administrative Complex in Richmond Hill.

February 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


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Large trash pick-up is part of cities week

Richmond Hill is set to celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 13-19.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Firm passes into new hands of familiar faces

Were it not for a recent Facebook post, the change of ownership at ReMax Accent Richmond Hill might have gone largely unnoticed, thanks to the busy schedules of the principals involved.

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


Monitor forecasts economic growth in region in 2014

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the fourth quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience significant growth throughout 2014.

April 02, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Rucking for awareness

If you think carrying a 35-pound rucksack on a 26-mile hike is a piece of cake, Tom Nash wants a word with you.

April 02, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Special to the News | Local news


Sherman to take reins at CVB

Christy Sherman will be the next director of the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau. She will start April 12. Sherman is replacing Chris Sheppard. Sheppard's husband is being transferred.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHHS names new head football coach

Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE hopes to hire coach in April

School officials had hoped to approve the hiring of a new football coach for Richmond Hill High School at Thursday night's Bryan County Board of Education meeting.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


City sets large-item trash pick-up

Richmond Hill is set to celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 13-19.

April 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Exchange Club taps public safety officers for 2014

When the Richmond Hill Exchange Club met for lunch Wednesday, club president John Gough called it the group's most important meeting of the year

March 28, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City gets lirability-management grant

ATLANTA - The Georgia Municipal Association recently announced Richmond Hill as a recipient of a $3,050 Liability Management grant for GCA Certification and constitutional law legal training.

March 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


No coach yet

School officials had hoped to approve the hiring of a new football coach for Richmond Hill High School at Thursday night's Board of Education meeting. Those plans changed suddenly Thursday and officials are now hoping to get a new coach on board by the BoE's April meeting.

March 27, 2014 | By jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Schools to be accredited

Though it still has to be made official, it appears Bryan County Schools passed its first district-wide accreditation with flying colors. Read full story in the March 29 issue of the Bryan County News.

March 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club of Richmond Hill honors public safety officers

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club honored some of the county's top public safety officers today during a banquet at the Richmond Hill City Center.

March 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHFD gets funding boost

Richmond Hill Fire Department firefighters have been working with outdated air bottles - most dating back more than a decade, new fire Chief Ralph Catlett told City Council members at last week's meeting.

March 26, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Reports from 2014 General Assembly

The media player at left has daily reports from the Georgia General Assembly for 2014 session, which began Jan. 13:

January 14, 2014 | | Local news


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