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Work starts on right turn lane at 144, 17 in Richmond Hill

Workers were seen busy at the intersection of highways 144 and 17 in Richmond Hill late Monday night, and a DOT spokesperson confirmed construction on a dedicated right turn only lane at the intersection is under way. Most of the work will be done at night. The project is expected to cost about $77,000 and take about 60 days to complete, if weather permits.

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


Marsh buffer removal angers advisors

A legislative update heard by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Advisory Council was received with quiet outrage during the CAC's spring meeting Wednesday morning at the Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative headquarters on Highway 17 in Midway.

May 13, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Local news


City manager speaks to Lions Club

Richmond Hill City Manager Chris Lovell addressed the Richmond Hill Lions Club at its monthly meeting April 24 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

May 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Turnout light in early voting

Maybe Bryan County's estimated 20,000 registered voters are waiting until the last minute. Maybe they haven't made their minds up yet. Maybe it's just too early.

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


Richmond Hill schools win $10,000 in grants from Century Link

CenturyLink today announced the three Richmond Hill-area winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation's Teachers and Technology grant program. The program, which has been offered since 2008, awards grants to schools in CenturyLink's local service areas on behalf of teachers who have developed specific plans to innovatively implement technology in their classroom.

May 07, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Wildcats get sendoff to second round

Richmond Hill gave the Richmond High School baseball team a bit of a sendoff Wednesday morning as the team left by charter bus for a second round Class AAAAA playoff game against Greenbrier. Supporters say the Wildcats (20-8) are in the second round for the first time in program history.

May 07, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Train event to benefit Bryan County homeless problem

Last year, the monthly community get-together known as Friday on the Train promoted a number of worthy causes during its four-month run at Station Exchange in Richmond Hill.

May 07, 2014 | By jEff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Safety Day showcases emergency responders

Hundreds of people braved a persistent light drizzle Saturday and attended the annual Public Safety Day in the First Baptist Church parking lot.

May 07, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Special to the News | Local news


School board tips cap to teachers

A phone call around midday Tuesday from Bryan County Board of Education Chairman Eddie Warren began with a question.

May 07, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Help send off Wildcats baseball team

The Richmond Hill High School baseball team is heading to Evans at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to compete in the second round of state playoffs, and the school's Home Run Association is hoping for a big sendoff for the team.

May 05, 2014 | Bryan County News | Local news


BCHS teacher resigns in wake of investigation

A Bryan County High School teacher allegedly involved in inappropriate behavior with a female student has resigned "effective immediately," said school superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher in a press release issued Friday morning. The teacher's name has not been released.

May 02, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Collins sentenced to seven years

In the end, Chatham County Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley said he couldn't understand what led former Richmond Hill High School honor student and HOPE scholar Patricia Ann Collins to get behind the wheel on June 15, 2012, after drinking heavily at bars in Savannah.

April 29, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Collins to serve 7 years

Patricia Ann Collins was sentenced today to seven years "to serve" followed by eight years probation for vehicular homicide.

April 29, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Collins pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

Patricia Ann Collins has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in the June 2012 death of Bryan County Depty Sgt. Robert "Bobby" Warren Crapse.

April 29, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


'My Voter Page' app available

ATLANTA - The "My Voter Page," launched in March 2010, gave Georgia voters the opportunity to view their specific sample ballot, find their early voting and election day polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of their absentee ballot.

April 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


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County keeps millage rate the same

Bryan County Commissioners said no to a tax hike this year, approving the same 9.15 millage rate as voted in 2013.

August 15, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Shoplifter claims medical condition makes her take hotdogs, spaghetti sauce

The following Incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

August 14, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke now a Keep Georgia Beautiful affiliate

Pembroke welcomed a high profile visitor at City Hall during Monday's city council meeting.

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


Pembroke sets American Legion Day

If you’re in Pembroke on Sept. 16, you might want to take note: That’s officially American Legion Post 164 Day.

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


Pembroke mayor to speak at Fort Stewart

Pembroke Mayor Mary Warnell will speak Wednesday at Fort Stewart's observance of Women's Equality Day.

August 11, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Saturday storm sends Bryan EMS firefighter to hospital

A Bryan County Emergency Services firefighter was injured Saturday while responding to a call of a downed tree.

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


Richmond Hill to table developer's request to Sept. 2, then vote

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

August 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


A sign of better times ahead?

Richmond Hill city council members got good news at Tuesday's city council meeting.

August 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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


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