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P&Z dispute takes a turn

The Richmond Hill City Council began the process to discharge a city Planning and Zoning Commission member Tuesday.

February 11, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Super spellers

It took five rounds to declare a winner of the Bryan County School system-wide spelling bee Wednesday when three students participated at George Washington Carver Elementary School.

February 11, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


BCFC sets plans for 2012, beyond, at retreat

Members of the community gathered Thursday for a retreat at the Richmond Hill City Center to discuss Bryan County Family Connection and its role in the community.

February 10, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Local streets on improvement list

The Georgia Department of Transportation recently awarded 21 new contracts valued at more than $23.7 million for statewide bridge and infrastructure improvements, and some improvements are slated for Bryan County.

February 10, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Load limit put on bridge

The Georgia Department of Transportation recently announced temporary load-limit changes on the state Route 119/E.B. Cooper Highway bridge over Russell Swamp in Liberty County.

February 08, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Rider with a cause

Employees at the Keller Williams Realty Richmond Hill location got a special visit Tuesday from a Queens, N.Y. Keller Williams agent as he passed through Richmond Hill on a unique trip.

February 08, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Getting their Google on

Novice computer users gathered Monday in the Richmond Hill Public Library and cracked open brand new laptops to learn the basics of computers and searching the Internet.

February 08, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Early voting begins Monday

Super Tuesday may still be a few weeks away, but that doesn't mean Bryan County voters have to wait until March 6 to vote in the presidential primary and countywide special elections.

February 07, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill to hold workshop

The Richmond Hill City Council and Planning and Zoning Department will hold a workshop Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

February 06, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Pembroke Tree Board to meet

The city of Pembroke Tree Board will hold a meeting Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in City Hall.

February 06, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Looks like an early spring

Though the start of spring is still more than a month away, the spring-like conditions that have sprung in the area may be here to stay.

February 05, 2012 | Byi Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Family Connection to hold planning retreat

Bryan County Family Connection is getting its year started by hosting a planning retreat and a volunteer work day at its new service center.

February 04, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Monday deadline to register to vote in primary

With Super Tuesday just over a month away, Bryan County voters who plan to head to the polls in March to vote in the presidential preference primary must be sure they are registered to vote by Monday.

February 03, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Voter registration deadline is Monday

The registration deadline to vote in the presidential primary/special election on March 6 is Monday.

February 03, 2012 | Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill getting ready to turn 50

The city of Richmond Hill will soon recognize half a century of progress, success, change and more as the city prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary next month.

February 02, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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Georgia Cities Week to begin

Georgia Cities Week 2014 gets under way Sunday with a photo exhibit at Pembroke's Downtown Art Center. It ends with a kid's fishing derby on April 26 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

April 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


County to end retirement health benefit

Bryan County currently plays about 80 percent of health coverage for its retired employees - and that won't change for anyone hired before May 1.

April 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City joins regional planning group

In theory, Richmond Hill could have turned down membership in the Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization. In reality, that wasn't an option.

April 10, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


County reviewing property assessments

Property tax assessments are still weeks away from being mailed, but Bryan County tax assessors are currently in the process of reviewing more than 17,000 parcels in the county.

April 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


County to save $500,000 with refinancing

Note: The story said Bryan County will save taxpayers more than $5.5 million due to a reporter's error when reading the news release. The News regrets the mistake.

April 09, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


County talks septic woes in Buckhead North

Issues with drainage and failing septic tanks are plaguing upscale Buckhead North, a resident said Tuesday during the Bryan County Board of Commissioners regular meeting in Richmond Hill.

April 09, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City oks $280,000 for construction road

As work on Richmond Hill's new $22 million Sterling Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility gets under way, finding a way to access the worksite without disrupting residents in a nearby subdivision led the City Council on Tuesday to approve spending more than $287,000 to build an access road.

April 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Gov. Deal challenger makes pit stop in Ellabell

Republican gubernatorial candidate David Pennington talks pretty fast for a southerner whose Georgia roots stretch back 400 years.

April 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Sherman picked as CVB director

Richmond Hill City Council put its stamp of approval Tuesday on the hiring of Christy Sherman as head of the city's Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

April 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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


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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