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Area's lawmaker sworn-in in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earl L. "Buddy" Carter was sworn in to the 114th United States Congress Tuesday as the representative for Georgia's First Congressional District, which covers Bryan County.

January 07, 2015 | Special to the News | News


Two new members join Lions Club

The Richmond Hill Lions Club met Dec. 11 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park for the annual Christmas dinner party and auction.

December 26, 2014 | Special to the News | News


Lawmaker gets committee appointments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep.-elect Earl L. "Buddy" Carter recently earned appointment to several posts with seats on the Homeland Security, Education and the Workforce, and Oversight and Government Reform committees.

December 23, 2014 | Special to the News | News


Former Midway Mayor Don Emmons dies

Don Emmons, 74, of Midway, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center after a short illness.

December 08, 2014 | Special to the News | News


RH breaks ground on sidewalk project

The City Council of Richmond Hill broke ground Thursday afternoon on the city's sidewalk project, a system of sidewalks connecting neighborhoods to schools, parks and retail establishments. The project came about as a result of a needs assessment completed earlier this year, which identified the areas with a "gap in service" related to the provision of sidewalks and pedestrian connectivity to critical destinations in the city.

December 04, 2014 | | News


New sewage plant could be partially solar-powered

Richmond Hill's new wastewater-treatment plant could be partially powered by solar energy when it opens for business in 2015.

November 29, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | News


Book and craft sale set for Saturday

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library and the Common Threads Sewing Group will hold a book and craft sale from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the library on Ford Avenue. There will be a variety of books to choose from, and prices typically range from 10 cents to $1, according to FOL book-room coordinator Gloria Shearin.

November 12, 2014 | | News


Civil suit dropped against Allman, others

Some defendants, including Richmond Hill's Gregg Allman, have been dropped from a lawsuit regarding the death of Sarah Elizabeth Jones on Feb. 20.

October 30, 2014 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | News


Mayor hopes to boost Bryan support for base

RICHMOND HILL - In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

October 22, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | News


Fatal wreck may stem from RH hotel incident

A Florida couple was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.

October 18, 2014 | Staff report | News


Hinesville mayor speaks at RH Rotary

In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

October 16, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | News


Congressional debate streamed online tonight

A debate between the candidates for Georgia's Congressional District 12 will be online this evening.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the News | News


Former first lady campaigns for grandson

Former first lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter made a stop in Hinesville on Saturday morning to campaign for her grandson, state Sen. Jason Carter, who is running on the Democratic ticket for governor of Georgia against incumbent Nathan Deal.

October 15, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Allman files claim against producers

LOS ANGELES - Singer Gregg Allman, the subject of the "Midnight Rider" film project, has filed a new claim against the producers of "Midnight Rider," contending that they agreed to indemnify him from any liability for the Feb. 20 accident on the set that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured eight others.

October 15, 2014 | By Ted Johnson Reuters News Service | News


Storm watch in effect until midnight

A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the area is to be in effect until midnight.

October 14, 2014 | Staff Report | News


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Drilling off Georgia coast proposed

The federal government is proposing opening the Atlantic Ocean to offshore drilling, and is soliciting comments from the public.

January 30, 2015 | Staff Report | News


Deputies bust Pembroke meth lab

Bryan County Sheriff's Office deputies responding to a call of shots fired in a residential area stumbled upon a meth lab Wednesday night in Pembroke, according to Detective Donnie Thomas.

January 15, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Bryan County News correspondent | News


Governor addresses schools, transportation

Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, members of the consular corps, my fellow Georgians:

January 14, 2015 | | News


$100,000 in rewards for arrest

Peter J. Meyer, a Vietnam veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star, was laid to rest with military honors at the United States Military Academy at West Point Tuesday.

January 14, 2015 | Special to the News | News


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