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Carver Elementary among state's best

Carver Elementary among state's best

Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.

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Updated: aug. 30, 2014 7:00 a.m.
BoE approves $55.4 million budget

BoE approves $55.4 million budget

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.

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Updated: aug. 30, 2014 7:00 a.m.
BoE does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

BoE does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won’t quit.

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Updated: aug. 30, 2014 6:00 a.m.
BoE extends superintendent's contract, approves budget

BoE extends superintendent's contract, approves budget

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.

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Bark Park opening set for October

Bark Park opening set for October

Backers of the Bryan County Bark Park announced Tuesday the park will open in October during the nonprofit group's  celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales restaurant.

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Exchange Club salutes charter members

Exchange Club salutes charter members

The Exchange Club’s “Covenant of Service” ends with the words “to serve in unity with those seeking better conditions, better understandings, and greater opportunities for all.”

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Lady Wildcats down BI 9-0

Lady Wildcats down BI 9-0

Izzy Marsh's three run blast helped power Richmond Hill High School to a 9-0 win over Bradwell Institute Tuesday in Hinesville.

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GBI investigating probation office

GBI investigating probation office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.

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Say that again?

Say that again?

At 2:37 p.m. this past Wednesday I received a phone call that one of my staff members had been shot. I did what most people who receive a phone call like that do: I said, "say that again."

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Updated: aug. 27, 2014 7:00 a.m.
Suspect in holdups sought by police

Suspect in holdups sought by police

Area area law-enforcement agencies are asking for the public’s help in finding the person believed to be responsible for several Sunday morning robberies in Hinesville, Claxton, Bryan County and Flemington.

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Probation office reportedly under GBI scrutiny

A Savannah television station has reported Bryan County's probation office is under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. WSAV3 reports Sheriff Clyde Smith as saying the investigation concerns a former employee and missing money.

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Update: Arrests, but no shooting charges yet

Update: Arrests, but no shooting charges yet

Two Savannah men have been arrested in connection with the Aug. 20 shooting of a Suites at Station Exchange employee in Richmond Hill, but neither has been charged with the actual shooting, Richmond Hill Police Chief Billy Reynolds said Tuesday.

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Red Cross, BEMS test ability to handle disaster

Red Cross, BEMS test ability to handle disaster

A raging wildfire burned multiple South Bryan homes, a tanker truck exploded --- seemed just about everything that could go wrong did Saturday at a tony South Bryan neighborhood.

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They're No. 1

They're No. 1

The South Bryan County Recreation Department has been named the top rec department in Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 2, beating out 27 other agencies.

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Updated: Incident report on shooting released

Suites at Station Exchange Director Rich DeLong said Thursday that the Wednesday shooting that injured one of the facility's workers brought out the best in the facility's employees.

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Swinging Medallions to play Seafood Fest

Swinging Medallions to play Seafood Fest

The Swinging Medallions will play Oct. 17 at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers say.

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Big road projects on the list for Bryan County

Big road projects on the list for Bryan County

A draft of the state’s upcoming road projects, including several in Bryan County, is now online and available for public review.

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Updated: aug. 20, 2014 5:00 a.m.
Mrs. Tish a fixture at RHHS

Mrs. Tish a fixture at RHHS

Christine Carter starts her work day at 8 a.m. by making sure the windows at Richmond Hill High School’s west campus are clean.

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Updated: aug. 20, 2014 5:00 a.m.
Southern pine beetle infests trees in Bryan County

Southern pine beetle infests trees in Bryan County

Bryan County is one of two counties in coastal Georgia with known damage to pine trees from the voracious southern pine beetle, a Georgia Forestry ranger said Tuesday.

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Richmond Hill approves funding for sidewalks

Richmond Hill approves funding for sidewalks

A citywide network of sidewalks took a big step closer to reality Tuesday when Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously to commit $400,000 to fund their construction.  

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Richmond Hill senior making the most out of a passion for culinary art

Richmond Hill senior making the most out of a passion for culinary art

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College takes hands-on learning to a whole new level with final exams.

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Updated: aug. 16, 2014 6:00 a.m.
Pembroke mayor speaks at Fort Stewart observance

Pembroke mayor speaks at Fort Stewart observance

Pembroke Mayor Mary Warnell served as the guest speaker for a Women’s Equality Observance on Wednesday in Club Stewart’s main ballroom.

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Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation to participate in tree giveaway

Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation to participate in tree giveaway

At first glance, Richmond Hill might not seem to have much in common with Baltimore or Detroit, or more than a dozen other large cities around the nation.

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County keeps millage rate the same

County keeps millage rate the same

Bryan County Commissioners said no to a tax hike this year, approving the same 9.15 millage rate as voted in 2013.

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Shoplifter claims medical condition makes her take hotdogs, spaghetti sauce

Shoplifter claims medical condition makes her take hotdogs, spaghetti sauce

The following Incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff’s Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

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Pembroke now a Keep Georgia Beautiful affiliate

Pembroke now a Keep Georgia Beautiful affiliate

Pembroke welcomed a high profile visitor at City Hall during Monday’s city council meeting.

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Updated: aug. 13, 2014 6:00 a.m.
Pembroke sets American Legion Day

Pembroke sets American Legion Day

If you’re in Pembroke on Sept. 16, you might want to take note: That’s officially American Legion Post 164 Day.

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Updated: aug. 13, 2014 6:00 a.m.


Pembroke mayor to speak at Fort Stewart

Pembroke Mayor Mary Warnell will speak Wednesday at Fort Stewart's observance of Women's Equality Day.

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