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Richmond Hill High School chorus invited to perform Easter Sunday at Carnegie Hall

Richmond Hill High School chorus invited to perform Easter Sunday at Carnegie Hall

Richmond Hill High School senior chorus member Donovan Nally called it a 12 on a scale of 1 to 10. Junior Sarah Furlong said it was “awesome.”

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Update: Homicide victim died of gunshot wound

Update: Homicide victim died of gunshot wound

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that an autopsy revealed James Michael Bragg died of a gunshot wound during an altercation Friday night on Lincoln Circle in Kilkinney..

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Gridiron Association member wants group to push for more support from BoE

Gridiron Association member wants group to push for more support from BoE

If Erin Cowan has her way, members of the Bryan County Board of Education will start hearing from the Richmond Hill High School Gridiron Association on a regular basis.

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Updated: sep. 29, 2014 10:02 p.m.
Bedspread Derby set

Bedspread Derby set

Want to have fun and help give the homeless a hand up? Organizers are looking for teams, sponsors and vendors for Family Promise of Bryan County’s first Bedspread Derby, coming Nov. 1 at the parking lot of First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.

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Updated: sep. 27, 2014 6:00 a.m.
Quite the entrance

Quite the entrance

Fort Stewart 1st Lt. Daniel Wynn and his wife, Corina, headed to Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart on Thursday night to welcome their new baby; however, the infant had other plans.

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Updated: sep. 27, 2014 6:00 a.m.
Bryan County News to roll out new printing schedule

Bryan County News to roll out new printing schedule

The Bryan County News, the area’s long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a one-edition-per-week frequency, readers can expect the Wednesday and Saturday publications’ content and features to be rolled into a larger edition that will come out each Thursday.

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Updated: sep. 27, 2014 5:00 a.m.
RH couple welcome baby on roadside

RH couple welcome baby on roadside

Fort Stewart 1 Lt. Daniel Wynn was on his way to Winn Army Hospital on Fort Stewart when his wife, Corina Wynn, gave birth to a baby boy they named David on the side of Leroy Coffer Highway in Liberty County, about half a mile from North Coastal Highway.

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Pin likely put in bread after it left bakery

Pin likely put in bread after it left bakery

Derst Baking Company President Paul Frankum said Wednesday he’s 99 percent certain a straight pin found by a Richmond Hill customer in a loaf of the company’s bread was put there after it was made because “everything goes through a metal detector before it leaves the bakery.”

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Updated: sep. 24, 2014 4:29 p.m.
Environmental advocacy group seeks to protect Georgia coast

Environmental advocacy group seeks to protect Georgia coast

If you haven’t heard of the group 100 Miles, you’re probably not alone.

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St Anne's Catholic Church to hold groundbreaking Oct. 2

St Anne's Catholic Church to hold groundbreaking Oct. 2

From a press release issued Monday:

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Kickoff for RHHS game at Glynn Academy set for 6 p.m.

Kickoff for RHHS game at Glynn Academy set for 6 p.m.

Fans making the trip to Brunswick to the see Richmond Hill High School take on Glynn Academy on Friday will want to get an early start: kickoff for that game is 6 p.m. because it's homecoming for the Red Terrors.

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Howell the GAFC 2014 Fire Chief of the Year

Howell the GAFC 2014 Fire Chief of the Year

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named the 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.

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Updated: sep. 20, 2014 5:00 a.m.
Bryan County News to roll out new printing schedule

Bryan County News to roll out new printing schedule

The Bryan County News, the area’s long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a one-edition-per-week frequency, readers can expect the Wednesday and Saturday publications’ content and features to be rolled into a larger edition that will come out each Thursday.

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Updated: sep. 20, 2014 5:00 a.m.
Thursday night fire destroys apartment

Thursday night fire destroys apartment

A fire destroyed an apartment Thursday night in the 200 block of Casey Drive in Richmond Hill.

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Updated: sep. 19, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Howell named state's top fire chief for 2014

Howell named state's top fire chief for 2014

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.

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Updated: sep. 18, 2014 3:43 p.m.
Howell named state's top fire chief for 2014

Howell named state's top fire chief for 2014

Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.

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It's on to the finals for Freeze

It's on to the finals for Freeze

Richmond Hill High School senior Jaden Freeze is in select company.

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Updated: sep. 17, 2014 5:00 a.m.
Pembroke honors its oldest resident

Pembroke honors its oldest resident

Correction: Due to reporter Jeff Whitten's sudden inability to do basic math, he erroneously reported that Altie Moody was a young girl when Pembroke was incorporated in 1905. Shs was not born until 1911. He regrets and apologizes for the error.

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Sidewalk work could begin in October

Sidewalk work could begin in October

Richmond Hill Planning and Zoning Director Scott Allison told City Council on Tuesday night the work on the city's sidewalks project could begin in October.

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Gateway opens clinic in Pembroke

Gateway opens clinic in Pembroke

Gateway Behavioral Health Services has opened a clinic and is providing mental health and addictive disease treatment services in Pembroke, according to a press release sent Tuesday.

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Back to his roots

Back to his roots

Gospel singer-songwriter and evangelist Mark Cartwright is returning home to perform locally at the Manse at Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill this Sunday at 4 p.m.

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Updated: sep. 13, 2014 7:00 a.m.
Working wonders

Working wonders

The 2014 United Way of the Coastal Empire’s campaign kickoff in Bryan County ended with host Dave Kartunen telling the approximately 200 people in attendance reasons not to give between now and when fundraising ends in November.

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Updated: sep. 13, 2014 6:00 a.m.
Remembring 9/11

Remembring 9/11

Local officials remembered 9/11 during a somber ceremony Thursday morning at the Firefighter Memorial at the Bryan County Administrative Complex in South Bryan.

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Updated: sep. 13, 2014 6:00 a.m.
Pine beetles infest Fort McAllister trees

Pine beetles infest Fort McAllister trees

 The southern pine beetle has invaded Fort McAllister, according to a press release issued Friday by the park.

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Richmond Hill High School student named Georgia National Merit Semifinalist

Richmond Hill High School student named Georgia National Merit Semifinalist

Richmond Hill High School student Jaden Freeze has been named a Georgia National Merit semifinalist, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on its website, ajc.com earlier today.

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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Local officials remembered 9/11 during a ceremony Thursday morning at the Firefighter Memorial at the Bryan County Adminstrative Complex in South Bryan.

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Wildcats' Harris, Redskins' Smith have big games for respective teams

Wildcats' Harris, Redskins' Smith have big games for respective teams

Senior running back Ronnie Harris rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns and Richmond Hill High School’s defense pitched a shutout in the Wildcats 20-0 season-opening win Friday over visiting Johnson.

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South Bryan Rec offering pickleball

South Bryan Rec offering pickleball

The South Bryan County Recreation Department is now offering pickleball.

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United Way kicks off 2014 campaign

United Way kicks off 2014 campaign

The United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 Bryan County campaign Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center by announcing the organization has set a fundraising goal of $75,000.

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Retreat looks at big issues facing Bryan County

Retreat looks at big issues facing Bryan County

Note: Look for more coverage in future stories on issues raised at the retreat.

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Richmond Hill YMCA reaches milestone

Richmond Hill YMCA reaches milestone

This is an exciting time for our Richmond Hill YMCA! A 4,000 square foot expansion to our current 10,000 square foot facility will open this fall! The additional space is greatly needed to offer more room for group fitness classes, a larger spin room, and a multi-purpose room. More programs and classes will be added, and more people will be served as the Y becomes an even greater asset to our Richmond Hill community!

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