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Zaxby's a step closer to reality

Construction of a new Zaxby's restaurant in Richmond Hill could begin soon after Richmond Hill City Council members approved a site plan and building elevations at Tuesday's council meeting.

June 27, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Correction: No suspect in custody for Pembroke arson fires

Correction: Pembroke police chief Mark Crowe said no suspect is in custody for three fires earlier this month that are believed to be intentionally set. The Bryan County News reported June 22 that a suspect was in custody. The News regrets the error.

June 24, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Board approves rezoning for boat storage

South Bryan will soon see a new boat storage facility on Kilkenny Road after a nearly 16-acre tract of land was rezoned Tuesday by the Bryan County Board of Commissioners.

June 23, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Commissioners get refresher on land-use plan

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners got a refresher course on the local and regional land-use plans during a workshop June 14 before its regular meeting in the Administrative Complex.

June 23, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Heat advisory issued for Bryan County

The National Weather Service in Charleston, S.C., has issued a heat advisory for inland Bryan County from noon to 8 p.m. today.

June 21, 2011 | | Local news


Black bear killed on Liberty County highway

A young male, probably away from home for the first time, was struck and killed by a vehicle in Liberty County early June 11.

June 21, 2011 | Pat Watkins Bryan County News | Local news


County OKs loan for fire station, truck

County commissioners are floating a $400,000 loan for a fire station and truck to be paid for by the owners of a developing community in South Bryan.

June 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Display will tell story of Capt. Freeman

Driving up to the County Administrative Complex in South Bryan, some may not know much about the Capt. Matthew Freeman of Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive. But now when they walk inside the building, they'll be able to find out exactly who he was.

June 17, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke OKs design rules for downtown

Downtown Pembroke may be on its way to a facelift thanks to a decision at Monday night's City Council meeting.

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


City Center looks for use during festival

Officials are hoping to find better ways to utilize the Richmond Hill City Center during the area's largest and most popular event of the year – the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, but it's not likely to happen in time for this year's event.

June 15, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


City to take over July Fourth celebration

The Fourth of July celebration in J.F. Gregory Park will be slightly different this year after a decision during Tuesday's Richmond Hill City Council meeting.

June 14, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Regional panel sets deadline for project list

The executive committee of the Coastal Georgia Regional Roundtable set a deadline Wednesday for counties to submit a "constrained" list of desired transportation projects to the committee.

June 13, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Local news


BCFC celebrates decade of service

Barbecue, summertime tea, cake and ice cream danced on the taste buds of Bryan County Family Connection members Thursday as they celebrated the organization's 10th birthday at J. Dixie Harn Community Center in Pembroke.

June 13, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Residents call for closure of King America Finishing

Land owners, fishermen and many who simply love the Ogeechee River gathered Tuesday night to pose questions to EPD and DNR officials about the fish kill.

June 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Bragg Special to the News | Local news


Work begins on regional projects list

The group charged with whittling down a hefty list of regional transportation projects meets today to begin figuring out which projects get funding if voters approve a 1 percent sales tax next year.

June 08, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


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Caesarstone to hold job fair Monday

Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.

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


Commissioners OK budget

Bryan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a 2015 budget of $19.9 million with little discussion Tuesday night at the board's meeting at the Administration Building in South Bryan.

October 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Seafood Festival gets under way Friday

Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16thannual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

October 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke Police Dept. to add precinct office

Pembroke will again have a police precinct office at Miller Village, after city council voted Monday night to accept an offer of office space from Claxton Housing Authority. The only thing the city will have to pay is for water, phone and internet. A ribbon cutting will be held soon -- and Public Safety Director Bill Collins thanked the CHA, which is renovating the office for police at no charge and will cover the light bill, he said.

October 13, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


GOSF gets started Friday

Seafood. Rides. Arts and crafts. More seafood. Fun things for kids to do. Fun things for adults to do. Music performances by nationally known recording artists, along with regional – and local – favorites.

October 13, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Police blotter for Oct. 13

Information taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

October 13, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Early voting begins today

Early voting started today in Bryan County.

October 13, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


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


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