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Baggy pants law discussed

Could Pembroke soon have an ordinance making it illegal to wear baggy pants?

July 10, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Court won't hear Atlantic Waste appeal

The Georgia Supreme Court decided Monday not to review Atlantic Waste's claim that the county's landfill zoning ordinance is unconstitutional.

July 10, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fourth celebration draws large crowd

The day may have started off a little rainy, but it was no match for the thousands of visitors who showed up Saturday to celebrate Independence Day in J.F. Gregory Park.

July 10, 2013 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Police searching for runaway juvenile

Police are on the look out for a 17-year-old Robert Shane Anderson Jr. of Richmond Hill who is possibly in the Hinesville area.

July 09, 2013 | Bryan County News | Local news


Trip back in time

Families came from near and far on Thursday to visit Fort McAllister for Independence Day activities.

July 06, 2013 | By Julia Harrison Special to the News | Local news


Richmond Hill names new P/Z director

Scott Allison has been named Richmond Hill's new director of planning and zoning.

July 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Hunter announces he'll run again

Richmond Hill Mayor Pro Tem Van Hunter announced Wednesday he is seeking another term when the November election rolls around.

July 06, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Stewart celebrates 237 years of freedom

Bright bursts of red, white and blue fireworks lit the cloudy skies over Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Thursday at the Salute to the Nation Independence Day celebration.

July 06, 2013 | By Samantha B. Koss Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke's patriotic July Fourth celebration

Pembroke kicked off its annual July Fourth celebration Monday at First Baptist Church with a little rock and roll mixed in with jazz, country and a lot of patriotism.

July 03, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Be careful this holiday

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell knows fireworks and the July Fourth holiday go hand in hand.

July 03, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill announces new P&Z director

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler introduced new Planning and Zoning Director Scott Allison at the Tuesday night city council meeting.

July 02, 2013 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Regional planners open Darien office

The Coastal Regional Commission held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony June 12 at its new facility in Darien.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the News | Local news


BoE chooses McAllister as name for new school

Future South Bryan students will learn in a facility named in honor of the area's rich past after school board members voted Thursday to name the yet-to-be-built elementary school.

June 29, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County gets ready for July 4 holiday

July Fourth is just around the corner and events will be taking place throughout the week across Bryan County in celebration of Independence Day.

June 29, 2013 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Fort Stewart welcomes Clydesdales

They're some of the largest and most famous horses in the world and, recently, Budweiser's Clydesdales visited Fort Stewart.

June 29, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Local news


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Council could vote on mitigation rates tonight

Richmond Hill City Council didn't vote tonight on an ordinance to allow its fire department to charge for responses to fires and other services.

December 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City votes on resolution for access to river

Members of Richmond Hill City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that could be the first step in the city's providing public access to the Ogeechee River for its residents.

December 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Police blotter: Dog bites, shots fired, undelivered merchandise

The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

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


RH blood drive set for Tuesday

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club, the Senior Center and the American Red Cross will have a blood drive from

December 15, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke hosts 31st annual Christmas Parade

Under clear skies with the temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered a long Main Street.

December 15, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


Battle for Fort McAllister turns 150 on Saturday

History buffs are expected to descend on Richmond Hill and Fort McAllister State Historic Park beginning Thursday as the fort commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Dec. 13 1864 battle marking the end of Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's famed "March to the Sea" and helping spell the end of the Confederacy less than five months later.

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


Pembroke to buy land, old Bryan County Elementary

Pembroke's city council dropped a couple of bombshells at Monday night's meeting.

December 08, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County Newsy | Local news


Richmond Hill holds Christmas parade

The city of Richmond Hill on Saturday held its annual Christmas parade on and around Ford Avenue. The Friday night before, the city celebrated with a chili cook-off in J.F. Gregory Park, and later Saturday night, the lighted boat parade was held at Fort McAllister Marina. For coverage of these events and other holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Pembroke holds tree lighting

Pembroke on Saturday officially lit the city's Christmas tree. This coming weekend, Pembroke will host the 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade & Festival from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 on Main Street and throughout the city. For coverage of all these events and more holiday festivities, pick up a copy of the Bryan County News.

December 08, 2014 | | Local news


Second forum draws bigger crowd

The second of three community forums on proposed attendance zone for the new McAllister Elementary school in South Bryan drew dozens of people to Richmond Hill Middle School on Thursday night.

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


Carver teacher named to Governor's education advisory board

Carver Elementary fifth-grade teacher Teresa Caldwell has been named to Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Advisory Board, it was announced Monday.

December 03, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Developer withdraws bid for multi-family dwellings at Port Royal, Sterling Links Way

A developer has dropped a request to build multi-family homes at the corner of Sterling Links Way and Port Royal Road in Richmond Hill.

December 02, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHPD busy over Thanksgiving holiday

The following incidents are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

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


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