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Murder trial moved to Fort Stewart

His fiancée says Army Staff Sgt. Rashad Valmont quit eating and put in extra hours at the gym and sauna after being ordered to shed 3 percent of his body fat in a hurry. Two days later he walked into a superior's office holding a Glock handgun, took aim and fired six shots, killing the man.

July 28, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Local news


City reports 'major' spill at Sterling Creek faciliyt

Richmond Hill has reported another "major spill" for the summer at its wastewater treatment plant at Sterling Creek.

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


City reports 'major' sewage spill

Richmond Hill has reported another "major" spill att its wastewater treatment plant at Sterling Creek.

July 27, 2011 | Staff report | Local news


City extends solid waste contract without recycling

The Richmond Hill City Council unanimously approved amending its contract for solid waste pick-up that will save the city and residents some money.

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


Valuations soon headed for mailboxes

After a law passed earlier this year, all property owners in Bryan County, and throughout Georgia, can expect an assessment notice in the mail in the coming week.

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


Tankersley reviews session with NB Chamber

The North Bryan Chamber of Commerce welcomed special guest state Rep. Jan Tankersley, R-Brooklet, on Wednesday at the group's monthly meeting at the Dixie Harn Community Center in Pembroke.

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


Pembroke considers items for budget

The student work program, a water tank, new streetlights and more were the topics of discussion Thursday when the Pembroke City Council met in a preliminary budget workshop to go over the city's needs for the coming budget year.

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


Center's Friday lunch comes under fire

Friday lunches at the Richmond Hill City Center in J. F. Gregory Park sparked a heated debate between the public and city officials at Tuesday night's Richmond Hill City Council meeting.

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


Riverkeeper hopes public will push Ogeechee's cause

Not only was fish on the menu at Thursday's Richmond Hill Rotary Club meeting, it was also the main topic of conversation.

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


Midway man confirmed dead in stabbing case

Police are looking at a Fort Stewart soldier as a person of interest in the stabbing death of a Midway man.

July 22, 2011 | Lewis Levine Special to the News | Local news


Options limited for county to repair private roads

Regardless of the condition of the 121 private roads in Bryan, county officials couldn't fix them now if they wanted to.

July 21, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Missing Midway man's remains identified

Illinois authorities have positively identified the remains of a Midway man who went missing three years ago.

July 21, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Local news


Bryan gets $2,000 for health initiative

The Association County Commissioners of Georgia recently awarded $100,000 in grants to 40 jurisdictions throughout the state, and Bryan County is one of them.

July 21, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Lemonade girls getting sweet response

The Midway girls whose lemonade stand was shut down by the police two weeks ago are riding out a tide of attention.

July 20, 2011 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Farmers market kicks off with help of lemonade girls

A bright pink and yellow lemonade stand caught the eye of many attendees at the inaugural Richmond Hill Farmers Market on Tuesday, when crowds showed up for local, farm fresh produce in J. F. Gregory Park.

July 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


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Rotary Club Helps Out at Henderson Park

Members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill worked hard to celebrate the ground breaking of the new handicapped accessible path at the De Vaul Henderson Park and to help clear land for the construction of the Bryan County Bark Park July 3.

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


Limited red snapper harvest set

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has approved a request by NOAA Fisheries to allow limited harvest of red snapper in the federal waters of the South Atlantic.

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


Track complex could be in works

Richmond Hill High School coach Levi Sybert has built the school's track and field and cross country programs into area powerhouses since he arrived in 2007.

July 04, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


RHFD gets 'new' station

Six months ago the roof leaked, paint was peeling and nobody would have wanted to spend the night there. Fast forward six months and a $220,000 renovation to Richmond Hill's fire station #1 on Ford Avenue has turned a one-time sow's ear into a silk purse.

July 04, 2014 | Steve Scholar Special to the News | Local news


Council buys land to solve drainage problem

Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to buy 24.75 acres in the Cherokee Village area for $69,000 in hopes of easing what councilman Russ Carpenter termed "major drainage problems" in the neighborhood while also becoming part of the city's master plan for sidewalks and walking trails.

July 04, 2014 | Jeff Whitten jwhitten@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Fourth on the First with the Third rocks the house at First Baptist Church, Pembroke

The 3rd infantry division band, "the Rhythm of the Marne," put on a free concert for a packed Pembroke First Baptist Church at the city's annual Fourth of July salute "Celebrating the Fourth with the Third on the 1st," Tuesday.

July 04, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Fun times at the "Celebrating the Fourth with the 3rd on the 1st” at Pembroke First Bapist Church

The Pembroke First Baptist Church held its annual "Celebrating the Fourth with the 3rd on the 1st" Tuesday, at 5 p.m. Not only did the 3rd Infantry Division band perform, but soldiers past and present and their families were honored.

July 04, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter tcarpenter@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Arthur now a hurricane, still expected to stay off coast

The first named storm of the 2014 Hurricane Season is now a hurricane, according to a Thursday morning update from Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell.

July 03, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Armstrong State announces graduates

Editor's note: Though Armstrong Atlantic's graduation was in May, this release announcing graduates was only recently received.

July 03, 2014 | Special Bryan County News | Local news


Whiz kid

A Richmond High School junior took home second place in the Certiport 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S National Competition last month.

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


Dedication gets its reward

The Bryan County Emergency Services honored one of its own last week when it renamed South Bryan Volunteer Fire Station No. 3 on Highway 144, the Chief Mike Smith Volunteer Fire Station #3. Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell called it a fitting tribute to a man who has dedicated his life to serving others.

July 02, 2014 | Steve Scholar Bryan County News | Local news


Plenty to choose from this holiday

With fireworks going off on Tybee Thursday, the River Street fireworks extravaganza happening on Friday, and Richmond Hill's celebration Saturday there are plenty of options for those looking to commemorate our nation's independence this Fourth of July weekend.

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


Firefighter honored by BCES

Bryan County Emergency Services Firefighter/EMT John Middleton has been named the "Employee of the Quarter" for the second quarter of 2014.

July 02, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Local news


Fireworks, activities planned

The city of Richmond Hill will sponsor an Independence Day celebration from 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday in JF Gregory Park. Live music will be performed by The Tams, and food will be available.

July 02, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Local news


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