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Pembroke looks to change alcoholic beverage law

Some changes may be on the way for Pembroke's alcohol ordinance regarding restaurant alcohol sales after discussion Monday at the Pembroke City Council meeting.

November 16, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Operation Christmas Child in full swing

Hundreds of shoeboxes filled with toys, clothes and more were stacked in a corner of the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church chapel Tuesday as the Operation Christmas Child relay week began.

November 16, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


City council meets Tuesday

The Richmond Hill City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.

November 14, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


County to hear Atlantic Waste request, presentation

An ordinance amendment request from Atlantic Waste Services makes it way to the Bryan County Board of Commissioners this week during the board's regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dixie Harn Community Center in Pembroke.

November 14, 2011 | Bryan County News | Local news


Chickens in search of new home

Why did the chicken cross the road? Apparently because the wooded area between Love's Travel Center on Hwy. 144 and I-95 where it lived was removed for development.

November 14, 2011 | Staff report | Local news


County, fire officials talk operations change

Bryan County Fire Department officials met with several county commissioners Wednesday evening to discuss the future structure of the emergency services operations throughout the county.

November 13, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Ogeechee gets No. 1 on 2011 dirty rivers lists

With its annual "Dirty Dozen" rivers list, the Georgia Water Coalition aims to send a wake-up call to state residents before their fresh waters are overtaken by human waste, dredging and neglect.

November 13, 2011 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Running to remember: Freeman 5K draws crowd

Even the winners of the second annual Capt. Matthew Freeman 5K Run for Peace said Friday's race at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill wasn't about winning.

November 12, 2011 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City gives nod to veterans' sacrifices

Hundreds of area residents gathered in J.F. Gregory Park on a chilly Friday morning to honor veterans – past, present and future – during the Veterans Day ceremony hosted by Richmond Hill.

November 12, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Frost advisory to get close

Authorities have issued a freeze warning for parts of central and eastern Georgia, where temperatures are expected to plunge into the upper 20s in some areas Friday morning.

November 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Local news


Author Ginger Cucolo visits area for book signing

Fort Stewart's former first lady, Ginger Cucolo, wife of former 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, was back in the area Thursday for a special book signing of her recently released book, "Dog Tags: The History, Personal Stories, Cultural Impact and Future of Military Identification."

November 10, 2011 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke salutes veterans

Stars and stripes whipped in the wind Saturday morning when Pembroke residents paid tribute to local veterans during the fifth annual Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164.

November 09, 2011 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


Voters keep the penny rolling

The special purpose local option sales tax will continue for another six years in Bryan County.

November 09, 2011 | Lori Wynn | Local news


Hamilton wins at-large race in Pembroke

Ernest Hamilton is back on the Pembroke City Council, and the town will have a new mayor for the first time in 12 years when the new year rolls around.

November 09, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local news


Newcomers win in Richmond Hill

Voters have decided that Jan Bass and John Fesperman will represent Richmond Hill as city council members according to unofficial results from the Bryan County Voter Registration Office.

November 09, 2011 | Crissie Elrick | Local news


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Gambill, Neumann best in Georgia

Richmond Hill's Lou Gambill was named the top Georgia Recreation and Parks Association volunteer in the state Thursday night in Tybee Island. Gambill volunteers with South Bryan County Recreation Department and is known locally as Mr. Baseball for his work with kids.

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


Dogs get their day

The sound of dogs barking was very likely music to Wendy Bolton's ears Wednesday afternoon.

November 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill votes to hike water sewer rates

Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to raise water and sewer rates for the city's roughly 4,800 customers beginning in January, blaming the increases on state mandates and a potential shortfall of $25 million in the city's coffers in a decade.

November 04, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fire burns South Bryan home

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that burned a home and at 45 Meadows Road on Monday morning in south Bryan County, Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell said.

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


One kilometer at a time

By now, chances are you have heard of Mike Viti, the former Army fullback and West Point graduate, a member of the United State Military Academy's class of 2008 who won a Bronze star while serving as an artillery officer in Afghanistan.

November 03, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Changes to development topic of RH workshop

Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall to discuss a proposed revision to the Richmond Hill Plantation master plan regarding property at the corner of Port Royal Road and Sterling Links Way.

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


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