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Pembroke gets $500k grant

The city of Pembroke will soon move forward with some water and sewer after being awarded nearly $500,000 through a federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

March 13, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Ga. Game Changers holds Diva Day today

Georgia Game Changers in Richmond Hill is hosting Diva Day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, March 12.

March 12, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Red Cross needs blood

The American Red Cross needs more blood from Richmond Hill residents.

March 09, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Council OKs new loan for City Center

The city of Richmond Hill can look forward to some cost savings after a decision by the City Council on Tuesday to refinance the Richmond Hill City Center.

March 09, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Public speaks out against King America, EPD

One by one, speakers told state Environmental Protection Division representatives that the agency wasn't doing its job and the pollution of the Ogeechee River had to stop.

March 08, 2013 | Patrick Donahue Special to the News | Local news


Prescribed burns part of prevention

Burn rings are ignited with potasium permanganate balls injected with ethylene glycol that a thrown from passing helicopters.

March 07, 2013 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Officials tackling traffic issues

Bryan County is growing. And with an expected population of more than 38,000 by the year 2015, it is no secret that more cars will be traveling the roads here.

March 06, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


A new party for ‘blue’ residents

A new Democratic Party in Bryan County is giving "blue" residents the chance to band together and let their political voices be heard.

March 06, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Meeting addresses flood map concerns

Everyone lives in a flood zone. Some are just more at risk of flooding than others.

March 06, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fiery crash on 95 in Richmond Hill

One man suffered minor injuries in a two-car crash around noon Saturday on I-95 in Richmond Hill. The wreck sent an SUV and Honda Civic off the interstate and caused the Civic involved to burst into flame, but not before the driver was rescued by Efrain Acosta of Staten Island, who saw the accident and stopped to help.

March 02, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Local builder launches Operation Hero House

A local homebuilding company is doing its part to ensure a wounded warrior and his or her family will have a home suited to their needs.

March 02, 2013 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Flooding river leaves few issues in Bryan County

The Ogeechee River continues to rise, but Bryan County might get by with no serious flooding or damage to homes.

March 01, 2013 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Ogeechee public hearing slated

People with an interest in the Ogeechee River will be able to offer their input about a proposed consent order for a textile mill's pollution discharge.

March 01, 2013 | Holli Deal Bragg Special to the News | Local news


Subdivisions growing in county

From WaterWays and Buckhead up to Black Creek, developers and marketers sound bullish about growing new neighborhoods in Bryan County in 2013.

February 27, 2013 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Local news


Housing market on the rise

Whether one looks at the number of homes sold or the prices, the housing market in Bryan County touched bottom two or three years ago and is trending upward.

February 27, 2013 | Al Hackle Special to the News | Local news


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United Way kicks off 2014 campaign

The United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 Bryan County campaign Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center by announcing the organization has set a fundraising goal of $75,000.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Retreat looks at big issues facing Bryan County

Note: Look for more coverage in future stories on issues raised at the retreat.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill YMCA reaches milestone

This is an exciting time for our Richmond Hill YMCA! A 4,000 square foot expansion to our current 10,000 square foot facility will open this fall! The additional space is greatly needed to offer more room for group fitness classes, a larger spin room, and a multi-purpose room. More programs and classes will be added, and more people will be served as the Y becomes an even greater asset to our Richmond Hill community!

September 10, 2014 | By Lee Ergle For the Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County Commission to meet

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners regular meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the court house in Pembroke.

September 08, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news


City approves effort to renovate apartments

Richmond Hill City Council gave its endorsement Tuesday to a St. Louis-based developer's planned $22.9 million renovation of Ashton Apartments that will be financed at least partly through the sale of about $15 million in revenue bonds issued by the City of McDonough Housing Authority.

September 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


At 30, local club still serving

A local service club which annually puts on a wildly popular kids fishing derby and honors local public safety honors is now getting behind an upcoming blood drive.

September 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Singer-songwriter Jake Miller to play GOSF

Delete-Merge UpSinger-songwriter Jake Miller reportedly will perform at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing.

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


Motel sink falls on man's toe

From Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

September 03, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Incredible edibles

Davy Crockett Murray doesn't just make candy, breads or cakes.

September 03, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Helping put bark in new park

Twenty-five members of the Richmond Hill High School Interact Club along with advisor Adam Balduff and members of the Bark Park board spent Saturday helping to ensure the Bryan County Bark Park opens in October.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Developer drops bid to rezone in Richmond Hill Plantation

A development company that planned to add multi-family homes in Richmond Hill Plantation at the corner of Port Royal Road and Sterling Links Way has apparently decided to drop those plans.

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


City asked to consider putting Sunday alcohol sales on ballot

Jeff's Beverage owners Jeff Nielsen and Kathy Nielsen asked Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday to consider letting voters decide whether Sunday package sales of alcohol should be legal in the city limits.

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


BoE approves $55.4 million budget

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Carver Elementary among state's best

Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitren Bryan County News | Local news


BoE does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won't quit.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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