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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


Voting has started in the Ultimate Fishing Town contest

Voting is under way on the World Fishing Network's Ultimate Fishing Town contest.

April 12, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


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Richmond Hill to table developer's request to Sept. 2, then vote

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

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


A sign of better times ahead?

Richmond Hill city council members got good news at Tuesday's city council meeting.

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


Blues Traveler to headline GOSF

The rock band Blues Traveler will be the headline act of the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers announced Friday.

August 08, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Groups partner to hold back to school rally

Unity in the Community teamed up with Plantation Apartments to throw a back-to-school celebration for young people of the community Saturday.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Stewart to close 119 on Thursday

Fort Stewart will close Highway 119 , 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday to demolish an old range tower using explosives.

August 04, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill's National Night Out

Richmond Hill's National Night Out took place Thursday at J.F Gregory Park from 7 p.m.-9p.m.

August 02, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Back to school already?

Many adults can remember when school didn't start until after the Labor Day holiday in September.

August 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Bryan County Schools kicks off the new school year

Employees of Bryan County Schools got an early start to the 2014-2015 school year Friday with a system-wide convocation at Richmond Hill Middle School.

August 02, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Value of hard work

When Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Abby Owens walked across the stage at the University of West Georgia on July 26 to receive her doctorate in education, it was an important day for a family that values education so much it has become a way of life.

August 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


DOT to suspend construction zones to be suspended for sales tax holiday

Motorists heading out to the mall for back to school shopping during the Sakes Tax Holiday can better enjoy their travels through major shopping districts,

July 31, 2014 | | Local news


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