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GBI looking into email 'hacking' by former city council members

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether two former Richmond Hill city council members illegally obtained city emails.

May 02, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill High School basketball coach steps down to take job at Metter High

Richmond Hill High School boys basketball coach William Altman won't be on the bench for the Wildcats next season.

May 02, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RH Council expected to choose city manager Tuesday

The city of Richmond Hill is expected to select a new city manager at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday.

April 30, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Highway 119 to close, reopen, close again during exercise

A state highway that crosses through Fort Stewart's training area will close for a field artillery exercise beginning Monday night and ending Tuesday morning. The installation's air space will also be closed.

April 29, 2012 | Special to the News | Local news


Christian to run for Bryan County sheriff

North Bryan resident Glenn Christian has announced he wants to be the next sheriff of Bryan County.

April 28, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


BoE still sifting through candidates for superintendent

The Bryan County Board of Education is still sifting through candidates to replace outgoing Superintendent John Oliver, BoE Chairman Eddie Warren said Thursday.

April 28, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Grave hit twice by thieves

An Ellabell woman said Monday someone has twice stolen solar lights from her husband's grave at Ash Branch Church cemetery in Bulloch County, not far from the Bryan County line.

April 28, 2012 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Visit shows Obama, troops looking past deployments

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Their constant cycle of overseas deployments seemingly over, soldiers at Fort Stewart are starting families, shopping to buy their first homes and weighing first steps toward civilian careers.

April 27, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Local news


Obamas flying in at Hunter

Army troops at Fort Stewart are getting a visit from their commander-in-chief.

April 27, 2012 | Associated Press | Local news


Kingston speaks at Cities Week breakfast

First District U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) joined Richmond Hill city officials and local dignitaries Monday at Magnolia Manor on the Coast for a business breakfast to kick off the city's activities for Georgia Cities Week.

April 25, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick | Local news


Relay for Life set for Friday

Hundreds of people are expected to gather Friday in J.F. Gregory Park to help raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society as part of Relay for Life of Bryan County.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


List cut down to three

The city of Richmond Hill is one step closer to finding its new city manager.

April 25, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Local news


President Obama to visit post

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to visit Fort Stewart Friday, but don't count on getting to see him unless you're invited.

April 25, 2012 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Local news


Tybee Island residents clean trash after gathering

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Some residents ofTybee Islandare angry after college students and young adults left piles of cans, bottles, cups and other trash on the beach after an annual gathering known as "Orange Crush."

April 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Local news


Georgia Cities Week on tap

The cities of Pembroke and Richmond Hill will both celebrate Georgia Cities Week April 22-28.

April 22, 2012 | Staff report | 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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