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Board OKs investigation into claims against King America

Bryan County commissioners Tuesday voted to authorize a Savannah law firm to look into whether residents have claims against King America Finishing as a result of the largest recorded fish kill in Ogeechee River history.

July 13, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


1st Armor returns home

The trail party for the 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division returned Wednesday afternoon to Fort Stewart, where family, friends and fellow soldiers waited eagerly in the hot sun to welcome them home.

July 13, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Bryan students improve on CRCT

Whether it was reading, writing or arithmetic - or social studies or science - Bryan County students again fared well on Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests in 2013, the Georgia Department of Education announced Tuesday.

July 13, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pooler police locate missing boy

The Richmond Hill 17-year-old who was declared missing earlier this week has been found, according to the Richmond Hill Police Department.

July 12, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Council gearing up for Belfast annexation

Richmond Hill's revision of its industrial zoning ordinances at the July 2 City Council meeting was the latest step in a plan to annex some 1,200 acres in South Bryan - including the Belfast Commerce Center and the future site of the I-95 and Belfast Siding interchange.

July 11, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Baggy pants law discussed

Could Pembroke soon have an ordinance making it illegal to wear baggy pants?

July 10, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Court won't hear Atlantic Waste appeal

The Georgia Supreme Court decided Monday not to review Atlantic Waste's claim that the county's landfill zoning ordinance is unconstitutional.

July 10, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fourth celebration draws large crowd

The day may have started off a little rainy, but it was no match for the thousands of visitors who showed up Saturday to celebrate Independence Day in J.F. Gregory Park.

July 10, 2013 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Police searching for runaway juvenile

Police are on the look out for a 17-year-old Robert Shane Anderson Jr. of Richmond Hill who is possibly in the Hinesville area.

July 09, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Trip back in time

Families came from near and far on Thursday to visit Fort McAllister for Independence Day activities.

July 06, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Richmond Hill names new P/Z director

Scott Allison has been named Richmond Hill's new director of planning and zoning.

July 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Hunter announces he'll run again

Richmond Hill Mayor Pro Tem Van Hunter announced Wednesday he is seeking another term when the November election rolls around.

July 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Stewart celebrates 237 years of freedom

Bright bursts of red, white and blue fireworks lit the cloudy skies over Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Thursday at the Salute to the Nation Independence Day celebration.

July 06, 2013 | By Samantha B. Koss Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke's patriotic July Fourth celebration

Pembroke kicked off its annual July Fourth celebration Monday at First Baptist Church with a little rock and roll mixed in with jazz, country and a lot of patriotism.

July 03, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Be careful this holiday

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell knows fireworks and the July Fourth holiday go hand in hand.

July 03, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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City to allow vote on Sunday package sales

Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let residents decide whether package sales of alcohol should be legal on Sundays within city limits.

March 04, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE approves district

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a district for the new McAllister Elementary on Thursday that adds Dunham Marsh and Oak Pointe subdivisions to the attendance, but won't include students who live down 144 Spur.

February 26, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


A positive spin

Mark Wallace wants to keep the Ozzy Park story positive.

February 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County | Local news


Raise the roof with Family Promise of Bryan County

Family Promise of Bryan County's mission is to help homeless families find a permanent home.

February 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Charleston man still missing

A Charleston family continues to seek help locating Tim Jaskiewicz, who was last seen Feb. 16 in Richmond Hill.

February 24, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


New football coach introduced

The future of Richmond Hill High School football starts now, new Wildcats coach Matt LeZotte said Monday at a press conference announcing his hiring.

February 23, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


American Traditions Competition board member speaks to Rotary

At its Feb. 26 lunch meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill heard from American Traditions Competition board member Elizabeth Oxnard. The 2015 American Traditions Competition will be in Savannah from Feb. 23-27. For more information, go to www.americantraditionscompetition.com. The Rotary Club of Richmond meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the City Center. For more information, go to http://www.rotaryofrichmondhill.org/, call 912-231-7227 or email hello@rotaryofrichmondhill.org.

February 19, 2015 | | Local news


Rotary Club of Richmond Hill honors junior rotarian

At its Feb. 26 lunch meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill honored Katie Goodwin, the Junior Rotarian of the Month. The club meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the City Center. For more information, go to http://www.rotaryofrichmondhill.org/, call 912-231-7227 or email hello@rotaryofrichmondhill.org.

February 19, 2015 | | Local news


Richmond Hill man dies after fall

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the death of a roofing company employee who fell through a skylight of a warehouse Wednesday.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Ogeechee Riverkeeper to host Paddle Georgia

Coastal Georgia's crown jewel, the Ogeechee River, long has been celebrated for the fishing, boating and outdoor-recreation opportunities it provides to local residents. Soon, though, its appeal will expand as river enthusiasts from all over Georgia - and, perhaps, beyond - come to know and admire this natural resource.

February 19, 2015 | | Local news


Caesarstone to expand

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Caesarstone, a manufacturer of high-quality engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill, creating 130 jobs.

February 17, 2015 | Special to the news Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County to hold called meeting Tuesday on "Project Honey"

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February 13, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Crime Reports: Kids will be kids, women fight at ice machine

Incidents taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:

February 13, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Savannah Tech announces $10 million campaign

Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.

February 13, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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