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Emergency drills Thursday on Fort Stewart

If your listen to a scanner and it goes crazy Thursday morning, it's probably only a drill.

February 22, 2017 | Special to the News | Military


Library's survival series goes north

The public is invited to the second of a free four-part movie and discussion series, "Pushing the Limits" for adults, at the Pembroke Library on Feb. 24.

February 17, 2017 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Saying goodbye to Muse Arts Warehouse

SAVANNAH - Sitting in the waning afternoon sunlight outside the metal door of 703D Louisville Road, JinHi Soucy Rand has no regrets.

February 09, 2017 | By Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Things to Do


Dolphin Project training here Feb. 11

The Dolphin Project is hosting a bottlenose dolphin program and research training workshop in Richmond Hill on Feb. 11.

February 03, 2017 | Special to the News | Sports


Tourism promoters tout industry

Christy Sherman, executive director of the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, recently attended the Capitol's "Tourism, Hospitality and Arts Day," along with other representatives from the Georgia tourism industry.

February 03, 2017 | Special to the News | Business


Donations highlight BoE meeting

In an unusually short meeting, the Bryan County Board of Education met Feb. 26 at Lanier Primary School and accepted almost $40,000 in local donations, including a $35,139.47 donation from the McAllister PTSO to the elementary school for the fine arts and technology departments.

February 03, 2017 | Staff report | Education


Everything is in the names of Jesus Christ

In his letter to the church in Philippi, Paul wrote these words about Jesus. "God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."

February 03, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


'A Dog's Purpose' doesn't have one itself

In short, "A Dog's Purpose" is really nothing more than cloying, manipulative and very artificial.

February 03, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Taking a slow bus to no where

Varoom! Putt! Putt! Putt! Varoom! Putt! Putt! Varoom! Varoom!

February 03, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Facts for those who care for public schools

This is in response to the Dick Yarborough column, "A Hard Lesson About Education," printed in the Jan. 26 edition of the Bryan County News. The views expressed are solely my own.

February 03, 2017 | By Amy Murphy Guest columnist | Opinion


Property transfers for Feb. 2

Property transfers on file at the Bryan County Courthouse in January.

February 03, 2017 | Staff report | Business


Microplastics could be major concern along coast

In recent years, the public has become attuned to the problem of trash in the ocean, especially plastic, as images of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch have spread through media and the Internet. Now, University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography professor Jay Brandes is leading a team investigating another issue closer to home on the Georgia coast: microplastics.

February 03, 2017 | By Michael Sullivan Special to the News | Local news


Public works contractor hires new regional boss

Melissa Hurd, president of EOM Operations, recently announced that Gregg Higgins has been named as the private public works provider's regional director. Higgins was the former regional director for CH2M Hill, prior to accepting the appointment.

February 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business


Six graduate from Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Six people from Richmond Hill were among more than 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees at Georgia Institute of Technology during the institute's 252nd commencement on Dec. 16-17.

February 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Pembroke football team has near-perfect season

Many boys dream of becoming sports stars. For the North Bryan County Hendrix Park 10U football team, that dream became a reality this season.

February 02, 2017 | Special to the News | Sports


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Trump tweet exposes judiciary

As you might have heard, Donald Trump tweeted at a judge.

February 25, 2017 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Shoo flies out of your house

Cold days are fewer and fewer as we approach spring. And as warm weather approaches it brings insects, some of which you might already be ...

February 25, 2017 | By Richard Evans Extension agent | Business


BCHS students cook for Ronald McDonald House families

Spanish honor society students at Bryan County High School recently volunteered to prepare a meal for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House Charities ...

February 25, 2017 | Bryan County News | Education


SD Gunner Fund gets Exchange Club nod, donation

The SD Gunner Fund was honored for its good works Feb. 22 during the Richmond Hill Exchange Club's meeting at the City Center.

February 25, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


An easy drive from Bryan County to adventure

Editor's note: Some of the prices quoted in this story may have increased since it was first published

February 25, 2017 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | Things to Do


What is the code for all these secret codes?

It seems like I have a secret code or password for just about everything nowadays. The other night, I was crawling into bed and my ...

February 24, 2017 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Parent donates to field studies program

On Feb. 17, Civility Bowling, an independent senior consultant for Thirty-One Gifts, donated of $300 to the Richmond Hill Schools Field Studies Program. Bowling's ...

February 24, 2017 | Special to the News | Education


What is a Christian to do in political arena

How do we make sense of the events taking place in our country and our world?

February 24, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


'The Great Wall' isn't worth time or cost

To paraphrase film critic Richard Roeper, "The Great Wall" is a relentlessly cheesy "historical" epic that makes "47 Ronin" look like a documentary.

February 24, 2017 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Bryan County Schools makes state AP honor roll list

The percentage of Georgia graduates scoring 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement (AP) exam during high school increased again this year, even as participation ...

February 24, 2017 | Special to the Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club honors two RHHS students

It's just high marks in school now, but a couple local students are looking to make an even bigger mark to change the world.

February 24, 2017 | Alena Cowley | Education


Rep. Allen to promote free tax filing programs

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen will meet with community leaders and the public at 10 a.m. Friday at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library to discuss ...

February 24, 2017 | | Local news


Students, faculty, DNR maintain school's pond

During the construction of McAllister Elementary School, a large borrow pit behind the school was turned into a retention pond to handle storm run-off from ...

February 24, 2017 | Special to the News | Education


Zounds, Batman England has superheroes too

Even as I approach my eighth anniversary of living in beautiful Coastal Georgia and nearly five years as an American citizen, a week never goes ...

February 23, 2017 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


College students earn degrees

STATESBORO - The 25th annual Georgia Southern fall commencement presented degrees to 1,700 students. Approximately 400 graduate degrees were conferred, while around 1,300 undergraduate ...

February 23, 2017 | Special to the News | Education


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