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Festival with a heart

The last five years of the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival have been "extra special" thanks to a handful of dedicated volunteers and a community of eager ambassadors.

October 19, 2013 | By Magdalena Breeson Bryan County News | Local news


Survey says Savannah State

Nearly 70 percent of the more than 450 parents and students who responded to Richmond Hill High School's survey on graduation chose to hold it May 24 at SSU's Tiger Arena, assistant superintendent Dr. Trey Robertson told Bryan County school board members at a called board workshop Thursday at Black Creek.

October 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill resident indicted for cross burning

A Richmond Hill man was indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury for burning a cross in a neighbor's yard because he believed the man to be an African-American, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

October 19, 2013 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke police have busy night during concert

Pembroke police were kept busy the night country star Luke Bryan played in neighboring Claxton.

October 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill votes to replace public works company

Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.

October 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Facebook spat leads to stabbing

GUYTON - A fight that began on Facebook escalated into one teenager stabbing another on Oct. 10.

October 18, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Local news


Senators vote for budget deal, not representative

Georgia Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, both Republicans, voted for the budget package that extended the federal borrowing limit and reopened the federal government Wednesday. The area's U.S. representative, Republican Jack Kingston, voted no.

October 18, 2013 | Staff report | Local news


SkIO still studing Gulf oil spill

SKIDAWAY ISLAND ­- As the Gulf Coast continues to recover from the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists from the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography are continuing to look into the long-term effects of the spill on coastal marine life.

October 18, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


Even swamps affected by shutdown

National wildlife refuges are closed due to the federal-government shutdown, including one of Georgia's seven natural wonders - the Okefenokee Swamp, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Jeff Fleming.

October 16, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Local news


Early voting under way in Richmond Hill

The Nov. 5 general election is still weeks away, but early voting began Monday and continues through Nov. 1 in the race between incumbent Van Hunter and challenger Johnny Murphy for the Richmond Hill City Council Post 1 seat.

October 16, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


History takes flight

Those who thought they spotted a World War II-era bomber over the skies of Savannah early Monday afternoon weren't imagining things.

October 16, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Gearing up for a 'home run' of a seafood fest

It's that time of year again. That time when the smell of perfectly cooked seafood and the sound of live local and national acts fill the air in J.F. Gregory Park.

October 16, 2013 | By Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


State school superintendent visits RHES

Richmond Hill Elementary School had a special guest Wednesday when State School Superintendent Dr. John D. Barge stopped by to tour the facility and speak with school officials.

October 12, 2013 | By Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Drowning death of Richmond Hill man ruled accidental

A Richmond Hill man died Oct. 5 in South Carolina in what has been ruled as an accidental drowning.

October 12, 2013 | By Lewis Levine Special to the Bryan County News | Local news


Five arrested in meth bust

SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties was brought down earlier this week.

October 12, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


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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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