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Rushing bids adieu to city

As Richmond Hill's fire chief, Vernon Rushing rarely had trouble speaking his mind. Thursday, for a brief moment, he did.

November 15, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Offering ‘memories and thanks’

On a breezy, sun-splashed Monday, Lt. Col. Jason Kidder looked out over the crowd assembled in J.F. Gregory Park for Richmond Hill's annual Veterans Day observance and spoke of history's efforts to honor those who served in the military.

November 13, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Freeze expected Wednesday

There's disagreement about how cold it's going to get, but forecasts agree that Coastal Georgia will see the coldest temperatures since last winter late Tuesday, into Wednesday.

November 12, 2013 | Staff report | Local news


Children’s Fund helps keep holiday spirit alive

Bryan County Family Connection Coordinator Wendy Sims doesn't have kids of her own - until Christmas comes around. Then she'll have around 500.

November 09, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


UPDATE: Richmond Hill woman dies in wreck in Bulloch County

STATESBORO - A 30-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed Wednesday night in a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 80 in Bulloch County.

November 08, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Fire chief terminated following DUI charge

Richmond Hill's acting fire chief has reportedly been let go just days after being arrested in Tattnall County for driving under the influence of prescription drugs.

November 07, 2013 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Vintage airplane coming to Savannah

A chance to experience what it was like to fly on the world's first passenger airliner is coming to Savannahthis weekend when a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor makes an appearance, thanks to the Savannahchapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association.

November 06, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Opinions sought on state road projects

JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation is presenting the Draft FY 2014-2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program in Southeast Georgia for public review and comment.

November 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Widening project gets a start date

The long, long, long-awaited widening of Highway 144 in South Bryan is currently scheduled to begin in 2015, according to the Georgia DOT.

November 06, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Program for homeless is more than a ‘Band-Aid’

There are 45 children attending Bryan County schools who officials know have no home to go to when the final bell rings at the end of the day.

November 06, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Murphy takes Post 1 council seat

The Richmond Hill City Council will have a new member, as voters tapped Johnny Murphy to serve the Post 1 seat currently held by Van Hunter.

November 05, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Council seat to be decided Tuesday

Richmond Hill voters will decide Tuesday whether to re-elect City Councilman Van Hunter to another term as the Post 1 representative or put challenger Johnny Murphy in office.

November 03, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Updated: City approves agreements with manufacturer

Richmond Hill city council members closed the deal Wednesday night, approving and then signing a series of agreements which will bring Caesarstone Technologies USA, Inc., to the Belfast Commerce Centre.

October 29, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


UPDATE: Boil advisories lifted

Tap water in the Hardwicke, Fort McAllister and Kinsale neighborhoods of South Bryan is now safe to drink and use without boiling, said South Atlantic Utilities COO Tony Daguillo.

October 29, 2013 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Course going to new hands

Longtime area car dealer O.C. Welch is getting into the golf course business.

October 26, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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Georgia Cities Week to begin

Georgia Cities Week 2014 gets under way Sunday with a photo exhibit at Pembroke's Downtown Art Center. It ends with a kid's fishing derby on April 26 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

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


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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