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Richmond Hill man to head national PTA

One of Richmond Hill's own has taken the reins of the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and has made history in the process.

June 29, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Post cuts disappointing

Local officials expressed varying degrees of disappointment in Tuesday's announcement Fort Stewart will lose some 1,370 troops as part of an Army-wide restructuring.

June 29, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Couple rally with lawmaker

Arthur Leong and Patricia Joyce of Richmond Hill recently ran into U.S, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., on the East Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., during a rally about immigration reform.

June 26, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


More troops return

The first of three main-body redeployments of soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team returned Monday to Fort Stewart. About 120 3rd Infantry Division soldiers came home to cheering family members, friends and fellow soldiers.

June 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Wife of former 3rd ID commander passes away

Kimberly Shawn Grugin Webster, wife of retired Lt. Gen. William G. Webster Jr., died peacefully in her sleep early Saturday morning.

June 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray for the Bryan County News | Local news


BoE expected to pick name for new school at meeting

The Bryan County Board of Education could decide the name of the new elementary school in South Bryan when it meets Thursday in Black Creek.

June 26, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond HIll fire chief placed on administrative leave

Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing was placed Friday on what city officials are terming "administrative leave with pay."

June 26, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH City Council approves new, revised fees

Changes to city regulations will change the cost of building in Richmond Hill, after the City Council approved changes Tuesday to its revenue ordinance that establish new fees and revise others.

June 25, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH fire chief placed on leave

Richmond Hill Fire Chief Vernon Rushing was placed Friday on what city officials are terming "administrative leave with pay."

June 24, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Campaign kicks off with Cagle

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler got an endorsement from a high-level state official at his campaign kickoff Thursday night.

June 24, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Regional planners open Darien office

The Coastal Regional Commission held a ribbon cutting June 12 at its new facility in Darien.

June 23, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Judge rules in favor of Ogeechee Riverkeeper

STATESBORO - Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the U.S. District Court (Southern District of Georgia) ruled in favor of the Ogeechee Riverkeeper on Wednesday following an attempt by King America Finishing to have the lawsuit against it brought by ORK dismissed in its entirety.

June 20, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Area leaders lobby in Washington

Mayor Jim Thomas said he and other political and business leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to express their concerns about the affect sequestration has on Coastal Georgia's military communities.

June 19, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Local news


Radio upgrades jam garage openers

Some residents living near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield began having problems with their garage-door remote-control devices in April, right after the installation made changes to its radio equipment.

June 19, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news


New turn lanes bound for crossroads

Richmond Hill's busiest intersection will soon be getting a makeover.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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Proposed district draws feedback at BoE meeting

Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher said prior to a Dec. 6 forum that feedback on a proposed attendance zone for McAllister Elementary to date had positive.

December 18, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Council could vote on mitigation rates tonight

Richmond Hill City Council didn't vote tonight on an ordinance to allow its fire department to charge for responses to fires and other services.

December 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City votes on resolution for access to river

Members of Richmond Hill City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that could be the first step in the city's providing public access to the Ogeechee River for its residents.

December 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Police blotter: Dog bites, shots fired, undelivered merchandise

The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

December 15, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH blood drive set for Tuesday

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club, the Senior Center and the American Red Cross will have a blood drive from

December 15, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke hosts 31st annual Christmas Parade

Under clear skies with the temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered a long Main Street.

December 15, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


Battle for Fort McAllister turns 150 on Saturday

History buffs are expected to descend on Richmond Hill and Fort McAllister State Historic Park beginning Thursday as the fort commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Dec. 13 1864 battle marking the end of Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's famed "March to the Sea" and helping spell the end of the Confederacy less than five months later.

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


Pembroke to buy land, old Bryan County Elementary

Pembroke's city council dropped a couple of bombshells at Monday night's meeting.

December 08, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County Newsy | Local news


Richmond Hill holds Christmas parade

The city of Richmond Hill on Saturday held its annual Christmas parade on and around Ford Avenue. The Friday night before, the city celebrated with a chili cook-off in J.F. Gregory Park, and later Saturday night, the lighted boat parade was held at Fort McAllister Marina. For coverage of these events and other holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke holds tree lighting

Pembroke on Saturday officially lit the city's Christmas tree. This coming weekend, Pembroke will host the 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade & Festival from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 on Main Street and throughout the city. For coverage of all these events and more holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Second forum draws bigger crowd

The second of three community forums on proposed attendance zone for the new McAllister Elementary school in South Bryan drew dozens of people to Richmond Hill Middle School on Thursday night.

December 04, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Carver teacher named to Governor's education advisory board

Carver Elementary fifth-grade teacher Teresa Caldwell has been named to Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Advisory Board, it was announced Monday.

December 03, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Developer withdraws bid for multi-family dwellings at Port Royal, Sterling Links Way

A developer has dropped a request to build multi-family homes at the corner of Sterling Links Way and Port Royal Road in Richmond Hill.

December 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHPD busy over Thanksgiving holiday

The following incidents are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

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


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