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Snags hold up stop light at Timber Trail

The long-anticipated traffic light at Timber Trail Road and Highway 144 could be delayed until Memorial Day, members of the Bryan County Commission learned at Tuesday's meeting in Pembroke.

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


County won’t lower speed limit in Buckhead

At last month's meeting of the Bryan County Board of Commissioners, a Richmond Hill resident asked commissioners to consider dropping the speed limit on Rathlin Road in the Buckhead subdivision from 35 mph to 25 mph.

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


Areas of Richmond Hill without water Friday

Southeastern portions of Richmond Hill are without water Friday afternoon as city workers fix a leak in the city's water system.

March 14, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Three large fires on post today

Fort Stewart Forestry Branch plans three large controlled burns today Friday:

March 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local news


RH Council OKs senior-living development

Another development in Richmond Hill for senior citizens is a step closer to reality.

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


Trees tell story of Pembroke’s history

For Pembroke Street Superintendent Jim Pollett, an old oak tree gracing the downtown park is an important part of the present in part because of what it says about the past.

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


Collins to plead guilty

The Richmond Hill woman charged in the 2012 wrong-way crash that killed a Bryan County Sheriff's deputy has reportedly agreed to plead guilty, but the charges she will plea to are unclear.

March 10, 2014 | Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan Co. Family Connection in need of volunteers

Wendy Sims is looking for about a dozen volunteers in North Bryan.

March 08, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


One contested race emerges as qualifying closes

Two school board members were the last to qualify for the 2014 general election.

March 07, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Six qualify to run for local offices

A challenger and five incumbents, including Bryan County School Board Chairman Eddie Warren, were the first to qualify to run for local office in the November 2014 general elections.

March 05, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Updated: Richmond Hill police warn of scam

The Richmond Hill Police Department is warning residents of a scam in which callers claiming to be law enforcement officers tell those they call they'll go to jail for outstanding warrants unless they send money to the officers.

March 04, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Six qualify Monday to run again for local seats

Six candidates made it official Monday.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Qualifying starts Monday

Interested in running for local office?

March 01, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke celebrates trees

Pembroke celebrated Arbor Day on Friday a bit later than planned, but that didn't dampen spirits as Mayor Mary Warnell welcomed guests, including members of the Pembroke Garden Club, volunteers who serve on various city committees and boards, and city employees.

March 01, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Report: Film company denied access to track

After days of rumors, conjecture and finger-pointing, the office investigating last week's fatal train accident in Wayne County has issued a preliminary report.

February 25, 2014 | By Bill DeYoung Special to the News | Local news


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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


Sherman to take reins at CVB

Christy Sherman will be the next director of the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau. She will start April 12. Sherman is replacing Chris Sheppard. Sheppard's husband is being transferred.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHHS names new head football coach

Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE hopes to hire coach in April

School officials had hoped to approve the hiring of a new football coach for Richmond Hill High School at Thursday night's Bryan County Board of Education meeting.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


City sets large-item trash pick-up

Richmond Hill is set to celebrate Georgia Cities Week from April 13-19.

April 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Exchange Club taps public safety officers for 2014

When the Richmond Hill Exchange Club met for lunch Wednesday, club president John Gough called it the group's most important meeting of the year

March 28, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City gets lirability-management grant

ATLANTA - The Georgia Municipal Association recently announced Richmond Hill as a recipient of a $3,050 Liability Management grant for GCA Certification and constitutional law legal training.

March 28, 2014 | 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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