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Relay for Life set for Friday

Hundreds of people are expected to gather Friday in J.F. Gregory Park to help raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society as part of Relay for Life of Bryan County.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


List cut down to three

The city of Richmond Hill is one step closer to finding its new city manager.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


President Obama to visit post

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to visit Fort Stewart Friday, but don't count on getting to see him unless you're invited.

April 25, 2012 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Tybee Island residents clean trash after gathering

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Some residents ofTybee Islandare angry after college students and young adults left piles of cans, bottles, cups and other trash on the beach after an annual gathering known as "Orange Crush."

April 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Local news


Georgia Cities Week on tap

The cities of Pembroke and Richmond Hill will both celebrate Georgia Cities Week April 22-28.

April 22, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Council buys Colonial Marsh property

Richmond Hill now has some new property after a decision Tuesday by the city council.

April 21, 2012 | | Local news


County to upgrade courthouse

Projects ranging from renovations to the Bryan County Courthouse and the Pembroke Public Library to county recreation improvements should happen soon after a decision from the Bryan County Commissioners.

April 21, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Gas leak in Richmond Hill repaired

A gas leak near the old Bryan County Courthouse Annex Building off Highway 144 has been repaired.

April 19, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Gas leak causes traffic detour

A gas leak near the old Bryan County Courthouse Annex building off of Highway 144 Thursday caused eastbound traffic to be detoured around the incident.

April 19, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


Pembroke takes steps on water and sewer

The Pembroke City Council at a called meeting Monday approved two different loans that will help the city with a water and sewer project and the purchase of new equipment.

April 18, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Surprise ending to appreciation dinner

Dave Williams knows a thing or two about volunteering.

April 18, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


County looks at paving priorities at workshop

At a workshop before the April 10 regularly scheduled county commission meeting, Bryan County Commissioners discussed what road projects may be best suited for the estimated $1.3 million per year expected from the Transportation Investment Act if it's approved by voters.

April 18, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Blunt stepping down from UWBC

After working with the United Way of the Coastal Empire for 17 years, six of those spent as the director of Bryan County's United Way programs, Janice Blunt has decided to hand over the reins.

April 18, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Free pickup of large trash this week

Richmond Hill will celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 22-28. Free curbside pickup of large items will take place throughout Richmond Hill from Monday through Wednesday.

April 16, 2012 | Staff report | Local news


JROTC teaches more than drill

On a chilly and breezy Friday afternoon, cadets of the Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps practiced their drill routines. Rifles twirled in the air and medals gleamed in the sun.

April 15, 2012 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


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Rotary Club Helps Out at Henderson Park

Members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill worked hard to celebrate the ground breaking of the new handicapped accessible path at the De Vaul Henderson Park and to help clear land for the construction of the Bryan County Bark Park July 3.

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


Limited red snapper harvest set

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has approved a request by NOAA Fisheries to allow limited harvest of red snapper in the federal waters of the South Atlantic.

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


Track complex could be in works

Richmond Hill High School coach Levi Sybert has built the school's track and field and cross country programs into area powerhouses since he arrived in 2007.

July 04, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


RHFD gets 'new' station

Six months ago the roof leaked, paint was peeling and nobody would have wanted to spend the night there. Fast forward six months and a $220,000 renovation to Richmond Hill's fire station #1 on Ford Avenue has turned a one-time sow's ear into a silk purse.

July 04, 2014 | Steve Scholar Special to the News | Local news


Council buys land to solve drainage problem

Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to buy 24.75 acres in the Cherokee Village area for $69,000 in hopes of easing what councilman Russ Carpenter termed "major drainage problems" in the neighborhood while also becoming part of the city's master plan for sidewalks and walking trails.

July 04, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Fourth on the First with the Third rocks the house at First Baptist Church, Pembroke

The 3rd infantry division band, "the Rhythm of the Marne," put on a free concert for a packed Pembroke First Baptist Church at the city's annual Fourth of July salute "Celebrating the Fourth with the Third on the 1st," Tuesday.

July 04, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Fun times at the "Celebrating the Fourth with the 3rd on the 1st” at Pembroke First Bapist Church

The Pembroke First Baptist Church held its annual "Celebrating the Fourth with the 3rd on the 1st" Tuesday, at 5 p.m. Not only did the 3rd Infantry Division band perform, but soldiers past and present and their families were honored.

July 04, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Arthur now a hurricane, still expected to stay off coast

The first named storm of the 2014 Hurricane Season is now a hurricane, according to a Thursday morning update from Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell.

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


Armstrong State announces graduates

Editor's note: Though Armstrong Atlantic's graduation was in May, this release announcing graduates was only recently received.

July 03, 2014 | Special Bryan County News | Local news


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