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EPD to review King Finihsing permit

ATLANTA - Environmental officials agreed Tuesday to conduct a new review of a Screven County textile plant implicated in a massive fish kill last year on the Ogeechee River, a decision that came shortly before the issue was headed to trial.

October 17, 2012 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Local news


Early voting is under way

Early voting began Monday with a steady showing of voters in Bryan County, and by late Tuesday afternoon around 500 residents on both ends of the county had turned out to make their choice in deciding local, state and the federal government leaders in the 2012 general election.

October 16, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Skidaway scientist to give program on coastal hazards

Coastal residents are exposed to a number of unique hazards associated with living near the ocean. These hazards range from hurricane storm surge to rapid erosion and occur both from natural processes and human activities.

October 13, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Political forum set for North Bryan

North Bryan residents will have the opportunity to hear from those who will be on the November ballot Tuesday when the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce will host a political forum.

October 12, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Group considers moving iconic flag display

Changes to the patriotic display of American flags in downtown Pembroke may be on the way after some discussion at the City Council meeting on Monday.

October 10, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Fake bills may have ties to Peruvian drug cartel

Hinesville Police are reporting a surge in counterfeit money being spent here that could have ties to a state-wide problem and a Peruvian drug cartel.

October 10, 2012 | Patty Leon Special to the News | Local news


Sidewalk, culvert projects to begin for Richmond Hill

Two city projects in Richmond Hill are one step closer to completion after the City Council approved bids for a sidewalk project and culvert project during Tuesday's regular meeting at City Hall.

October 09, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Bryan County man stricken with West Nile

The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed a human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a 48-year-old Bryan County man.

October 03, 2012 | Bryan County News | Local news


Residential community awaits DRI

A new community featuring single family homes, some townhomes and a large amenities package may soon be headed to Richmond Hill.

September 28, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Court asked to speed up case on port dredging

CHARLESTON - Attorneys on both sides of a lawsuit over dredging the Savannah River shipping channel want a federal judge to rule in their favor quickly and without a trial.

September 22, 2012 | Bruce Smith The Associated Press | Local news


Collins arrested in Crapse case

The Richmond Hill woman charged in the June head-on collision that killed Bryan County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Robert "Bobby" Crapse has been ordered to home confinement after turning herself into police Friday morning.

September 21, 2012 | Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke resolves against defense budget cuts

The city of Pembroke has followed in the footsteps of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners and other area government entities in offering its support of keeping jobs at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

September 20, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Board names top picks for county administrator

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners has settled on its top choices for who will soon replace Phil Jones as the county administrator.

September 19, 2012 | Bryan County News | Local news


Director brings parents, more to the classroom

A little more than three weeks has passed since the Village on the Hill Learning Center Director Ashlyn Borden took the reins, and so far she says she is enjoying every minute of it.

September 19, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Pavillion at J.F. Gregory to get more amps, new roof

With the 14th Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival a month away, the pavilion at J.F. Gregory Park twice took center stage at Tuesday night's Richmond Hill city council meeting.

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


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Pembroke honors its oldest resident

Correction: Due to reporter Jeff Whitten's sudden inability to do basic math, he erroneously reported that Altie Moody was a young girl when Pembroke was incorporated in 1905. Shs was not born until 1911. He regrets and apologizes for the error.

September 16, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Sidewalk work could begin in October

Richmond Hill Planning and Zoning Director Scott Allison told City Council on Tuesday night the work on the city's sidewalks project could begin in October.

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


Gateway opens clinic in Pembroke

Gateway Behavioral Health Services has opened a clinic and is providing mental health and addictive disease treatment services in Pembroke, according to a press release sent Tuesday.

September 16, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Back to his roots

Gospel singer-songwriter and evangelist Mark Cartwright is returning home to perform locally at the Manse at Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill this Sunday at 4 p.m.

September 13, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Bryan County News | Local news


Working wonders

The 2014 United Way of the Coastal Empire's campaign kickoff in Bryan County ended with host Dave Kartunen telling the approximately 200 people in attendance reasons not to give between now and when fundraising ends in November.

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


Remembring 9/11

Local officials remembered 9/11 during a somber ceremony Thursday morning at the Firefighter Memorial at the Bryan County Administrative Complex in South Bryan.

September 13, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pine beetles infest Fort McAllister trees

The southern pine beetle has invaded Fort McAllister, according to a press release issued Friday by the park.

September 12, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill High School student named Georgia National Merit Semifinalist

Richmond Hill High School student Jaden Freeze has been named a Georgia National Merit semifinalist, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on its website, ajc.com earlier today.

September 11, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Remembering 9/11

Local officials remembered 9/11 during a ceremony Thursday morning at the Firefighter Memorial at the Bryan County Adminstrative Complex in South Bryan.

September 11, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Wildcats' Harris, Redskins' Smith have big games for respective teams

Senior running back Ronnie Harris rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns and Richmond Hill High School's defense pitched a shutout in the Wildcats 20-0 season-opening win Friday over visiting Johnson.

September 10, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


South Bryan Rec offering pickleball

The South Bryan County Recreation Department is now offering pickleball.

September 10, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


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


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