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Commission chairman to run again

Bryan County Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed announced his plans to run for the position again in the upcoming election.

March 24, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Confederate flag returned home

As Fort McAllister fell to the Union Army of Gen. William T. Sherman days before Christmas in 1864, one of his artillery officers seized the Confederate flag of a vanquished company of Georgia riflemen. The officer carried the silk banner home to Maine as a souvenir, and it stayed in his family for three generations in a box along with a handwritten note: "To be return to Savannah or Atlanta sometime."

March 24, 2012 | Russ Bynum Associated Press | Local news


Brownies want recycling in RH

Some young residents in Richmond Hill want to see curbside recycling in the city.

March 24, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Marina founder dies at age 82

Robert Bacot Sr., founder and owner of Kilkenny Marina located off of Highway 144 in South Bryan County, passed away Thursday evening.

March 24, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Richmond Hill man charged with having child porn

A Richmond Hill man has been charged with one count of possessing child pornography, according to authorities.

March 23, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Missing woman found

The Florida woman who sparked a wide police search Monday when she dropped off a pickup at a stranger's home and then walked way was found around noon today in a motorhome in the same subdivision, police said.

March 21, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


32 apply for school superintendent job

Though the listing for a new superintendent for Bryan County Schools may have closed in February, the Board of Education still has a ways to go before the search is over.

March 21, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


County oks budget amendment for recreation funding

Bryan County Commissioners got a look at the county's recreation operations Tuesday when they amended the budget and got an update on recreation operations.

March 21, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Mayor talks about state of city to Richmond Hill Exchange Club

Members of the Richmond Hill Exchange Club got an update on the happenings in the city last week when Mayor Harold Fowler addressed the club about the state of the city.

March 21, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill teens kick butts

Young people from Richmond Hill are joining thousands of kids across the country who are taking part in Kick Butts Day, a nationwide initiative that makes kids leaders in the effort to stop youth tobacco use.

March 20, 2012 | Provided | Local news


Mulberry residents want changes to intersection

The intersection at Mulberry Drive and Highway 17 is dangerous.

March 17, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


County moving ahead on wastewater facility

Plans for upgrades to the county's wastewater treatment facility at WaterWays Townhip will soon move forward after a decision by the Bryan County Commissioners Tuesday night.

March 17, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Morgan, Pollock are BCHS STARs

Bryan County High School senior Eric Morgan was recently named the school's STAR Student for his shining performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.

March 17, 2012 | Bryan County High School senior Eric Morgan was recently named the school’s STAR Student for his shi | Local news


Grand jury panel to report Monday

Superior Court GRAND jurors were drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe this 1st day of March, 2012 for the March Term 2012 of the Bryan County Superior Court.

March 15, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke looks at projects to improve city

The city of Pembroke talked projects during Monday's regularly scheduled meeting in City Hall and took steps to move forward with improvements for the city's water services and sidewalks.

March 14, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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Blues Traveler to headline GOSF

The rock band Blues Traveler will be the headline act of the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers announced Friday.

August 08, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Groups partner to hold back to school rally

Unity in the Community teamed up with Plantation Apartments to throw a back-to-school celebration for young people of the community Saturday.

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


Stewart to close 119 on Thursday

Fort Stewart will close Highway 119 , 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday to demolish an old range tower using explosives.

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


Richmond Hill's National Night Out

Richmond Hill's National Night Out took place Thursday at J.F Gregory Park from 7 p.m.-9p.m.

August 02, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Back to school already?

Many adults can remember when school didn't start until after the Labor Day holiday in September.

August 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Bryan County Schools kicks off the new school year

Employees of Bryan County Schools got an early start to the 2014-2015 school year Friday with a system-wide convocation at Richmond Hill Middle School.

August 02, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Value of hard work

When Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Abby Owens walked across the stage at the University of West Georgia on July 26 to receive her doctorate in education, it was an important day for a family that values education so much it has become a way of life.

August 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


DOT to suspend construction zones to be suspended for sales tax holiday

Motorists heading out to the mall for back to school shopping during the Sakes Tax Holiday can better enjoy their travels through major shopping districts,

July 31, 2014 | | Local news


Kitchen fire displaces family

No one was reported injured in a mobile home fire Monday at 706 Mannie English Road in Ellabell.

July 30, 2014 | Staff Report editor@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Life On the Hill

JULY 31

July 30, 2014 | | Local news


Chili Pepper race draws crowd to Richmond Place

Nearly 150 runners and walkers hit the streets around the Richmond Place subdivision early Saturday morning for the 2nd Annual Red Hot Chili Pepper 5k to raise money for the Thornwell Home for Children.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the News Special to the News | Local news


Tragedy strikes military family

Two members of a Fort Stewart family, 9-year-old Oceana Irizarry and her father, Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, 36, have died from injuries sustained in a freak accident Sunday on a Florida beach.

July 30, 2014 | Caitlyn Kennedy Special to the News | Local news


Rain could delay ‘even better’ Night Out in Pembroke

Organizers say Pembroke's Night Out this weekend will be better than ever, if the weather cooperates.

July 30, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Beginning of the end (of summer)

With the first day of school right around the corner open houses and back to school rallies are in full swing this week.

July 30, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


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