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Helen's Haven advocates for children

Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center defends the most defenseless, the most innocent among us by attempting to reduce further trauma to a possible child victim in a safe, non-threatening environment while evaluating suspected child abuse and providing support to the child and non-offending caregivers, according to Terri Liles, licensed master social worker and coordinator for Helen's Haven in Hinesville.

December 05, 2011 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Knitting group donates flag flown in Afghanistan

An American flag flown in Afghanistan is on display in the Richmond Hill Public Library thanks to efforts from the Common Threads knitting group.

December 04, 2011 | Crissie Elrick celrick@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Fort Stewart starts holiday season with tree lighting

Bundled in coats and scarves, Fort Stewart soldiers, spouses and their young children gathered outside Club Stewart Thursday night for Fort Stewart's annual tree-lighting ceremony.

December 03, 2011 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Annual campaign raises funds for United Way programs

Programs offered through the United Way of Bryan County will receive much-needed funding after this year's campaign generated more than $64,000.

December 03, 2011 | Crissie Elrick celrick@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Christmas Stroll, Holiday Market set for Dec. 10 in RH

Holiday shoppers are encouraged to shop the "Hill" for a unique coastal Christmas as the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce presents the third annual Christmas Stroll and Holiday Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 in Richmond Hill.

December 02, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill gears up for holiday festivities

While Thanksgiving dinner and Black Friday shopping may have come and gone, Christmas festivities in Bryan County, including parades, a chili cook-off, tree lightings and more, are just around the corner to keep everyone in the holiday spirit.

December 01, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


UGA extension cutbacks hit county program

Some changes will soon take place in the University of Georgia Extension Services in Bryan County as local extension agent Don Gardner steps down to fill an empty extension agent position in Glynn County.

November 30, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan gets Work Ready certified

County officials and civic leaders gathered Tuesday at Black Creek Golf Course in Ellabell to celebrate the recent announcement that Bryan County is officially Georgia Work Ready certified.

November 30, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Winn program receives partnership award

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Physician Assistant Education Association presented Winn Army Community Hospital with its Partnership Award at PAEA's recent Annual Education Forum in New Orleans.

November 29, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


Effort will bring meat closer to hungry residents

Georgia conservation groups and meat processors have teamed up to provide a way for hunters to donate deer this season to help Georgia's Hunters for the Hungry deer donation program, and some are hoping to bring the program a little closer to local residents.

November 28, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan housing market on 'upward slope'

Bryan County home sales in October experienced a hiccup compared to August and September, but things are expected to pick back up soon with a 23 percent increase in home sales and more new home construction than this time last year.

November 27, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Road dedication honors fallen firefighter

Family and friends gathered Tuesday evening near the County Administrative Complex in South Bryan for a dedication ceremony to honor a Bryan County firefighter who lost his life in the line of duty and whose name also is now officially a county street.

November 26, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Mayors' Motorcade helps deliver holiday cheer

Patients at Savannah's Georgia Regional Hospital will receive a little Christmas cheer when Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe deliver gifts as part of the 2011 Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.

November 25, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


County officials to celebrate Work Ready certification

Civic and business leaders here are gearing up to celebrate the official announcement that Bryan County is being state certified as a Work Ready Community of Excellence. The announcement will be made at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Black Creek Golf Course in North Bryan.

November 25, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Hunters urged to 'ACTT' for saftey

SOCIAL CIRCLE - For the 2010-11 hunting season, Georgia reported 44 hunting incidents, 22 of which involved firearms.

November 22, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


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County to end retirement health benefit

Bryan County currently plays about 80 percent of health coverage for its retired employees - and that won't change for anyone hired before May 1.

April 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City joins regional planning group

In theory, Richmond Hill could have turned down membership in the Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization. In reality, that wasn't an option.

April 10, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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


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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