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Firefighters battle separate blazes

Firefighters with Bryan County Emergency Services, Pembroke and the Richmond Hill Fire Department battled both a brush fire and two structure fires Saturday.

January 27, 2014 | | Local news


Schools monitoring weather predictions

Bryan County Schools officials are monitoring the weather reports for the coming days closely, they say.

January 27, 2014 | Bryan County News | Local news


Winter storm watch in effect for Bryan County

Will it snow in Bryan County this week? The National Weather Service thinks it will.

January 27, 2014 | Bryan County News | Local news


Murphy questions city budget report

Newly-elected Richmond Hill City Council member Johnny Murphy was relatively quiet at council's first January meeting.

January 25, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Daniel Defense announces expansion

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Daniel Defense, a leader in small arms manufacturing, will expand its existing operations in Black Creek adding 120 new jobs and investing $20 million into the project over the next five years.

January 23, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Infinger to seek second term

By his own account, Carter Infinger was a political novice when he ran for the Bryan County Board of Commissioners in 2010.

January 22, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Cold expected back

While the temperature is expected to get into the 60s around Richmond Hill today, a cold front is expected to slip through the area tonight or early Wednesday, dropping temperatures.

January 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local news


County approves $440k recreation budget

Bryan County's twin recreation departments expect to make - and spend - more than $440,000 on rec activities in 2014, according to the recreation budget the Board of Commissioners adopted Tuesday in Pembroke.

January 18, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill Realtor makes bid for Congress

Richmond Hill Realtor Amy Tavio was a driving force in reorganizing the local Democratic Party and has long worked behind the scenes on local issues.

January 17, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill resident to run for Congress

A Richmond Hill resident is running for the 1st Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Jack Kingston.

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


Police rally against concealing identity

The Jan. 5 armed robbery of a Pembroke gas station next door to City Hall has led the city's police department to post fliers in local businesses warning residents against wearing masks, hoods "or (a) device which conceals the identity of a wearer" into businesses.

January 16, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Athletes gather in RH for fitness competition

Things got serious at 518 Edsle Drive on Saturday morning.

January 15, 2014 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


City eyes compensation

The Pembroke City Council will hold a called meeting next week to decide whether to adopt a new compensation package and classification system for city employees.

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


Liberty County also asks for individual TSPLOST

The Liberty County Commission Tuesday asked Georgia lawmakers to let counties to seek voter approval for local transportation special purpose local option sales taxes.

January 13, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Local news


Candidates gear up for May with forum

SAVANNAH - Five of the six Republican candidates running for Congressman Jack Kingston's 1st Congressional District seat met Wednesday at Johnny Harris Hall on Victory Drive for a Candidate Forum sponsored by the Savannah Area Republican Women.

January 10, 2014 | Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Local news


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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


Sherman to take reins at CVB

Christy Sherman will be the next director of the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau. She will start April 12. Sherman is replacing Chris Sheppard. Sheppard's husband is being transferred.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHHS names new head football coach

Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE hopes to hire coach in April

School officials had hoped to approve the hiring of a new football coach for Richmond Hill High School at Thursday night's Bryan County Board of Education meeting.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


City sets large-item trash pick-up

Richmond Hill is set to celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 13-19.

April 01, 2014 | 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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