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Cars and Coffee set for Saturday

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will host Cars and Coffee from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at 11460 Ford Ave.

April 02, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bark Park Easter egg hunt Saturday

Families, including their dogs, can enjoy a fun Easter-egg hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Bryan County Bark Park in Henderson Park while helping dogs in need.

April 02, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Walthourville meeting tonight

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission will hold a community planning meeting for Walthourville at the Liberty College & Career Academy from 6-7 p.m. Monday.

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | News


‘Insurgent’ only a mild improvement on ‘Divergent’

While I honestly can say I wasn't too impressed with last year's surprise hit "Divergent," its recently released sequel "Insurgent" is a slight improvement. But the series still continues to miss the boat.

March 27, 2015 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Things to Do


Pembroke PD opens new substation

The Pembroke Police Department celebrated the opening of a new substation Tuesday at Miller Village.

March 25, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club honors top public safety officers

Richmond Hill Exchange Club President Laura Evans said driving past a traffic stop on her way to work Wednesday morning reminded her of why the club has been honoring the county's top public safety officers since 1990.

March 25, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Blotter: Man forgets to shut car hood, trucker causes ruckus, more

From Pembroke Police Department, Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:

March 25, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County News hires new managing editor

Jason Wermers has been named the new managing editor for the Bryan County News and BryanCountyNews.com.

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Head of area movie studio 'happy' with progress

The head of the massive movie studio complex to be built in Effingham County told members of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority that progress continues to be made on the project.

March 25, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue Correspondent | Business


Bill would make smoking in vehicle with kids illegal

As I write, the General Assembly has passed the 30th legislative day, or "Crossover Day," as it's commonly called. Any legislation that hasn't crossed over to the House or Senate is dead until we reconvene next year. For the remainder of the session, we will focus on reviewing House bills that crossed over to the Senate.

March 24, 2015 | By State Sen. Ben Watson | State, National News


Census testing digital nose-count in area

The U.S. Census Bureau is in the middle of an experiment to see if online data collection in the next nose-count of Americans.

March 24, 2015 | By Jessica Leigh Lebos Correspondent | State, National News


Bryan County High School students attend 2015 Career Day

More than 500 Bryan County High School students attended 2015 Career Day on Tuesday at the school. Among the subjects were nursing, law enforcement, paramedics, various branches of the military and journalism.

March 24, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Sunday crash kills Glennville man

A Glennville man was killed in a head-on collision in Tattnall County Sunday afternoon.

March 24, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Meeting today on offshore drilling

The federal agency considering permitting the search for oil and gas deposits off the Georgia Coast and then possibly drilling for them has set a public meeting for today in Savannah.

March 24, 2015 | Staff Report | State, National News


LeAnna Williams before 2015 Career Day at BCHS

Bryan County High School sophomore LeAnna Williams helps Bryan County News reporter Jeff Whitten get the camera ready prior to 2015 Career Day.

March 24, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


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Chamber board adds member

Catherine C. Grant, one of the founding partners of The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill, recently was selected to join the board of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.

April 18, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


What are the certain things in life?

Did you celebrate Wednesday?

April 17, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


'Longest Ride' is cliched, too sentimental

"The Longest Ride" is the latest adaption of a Nicholas Sparks novel, and when I hear his name, two words cross my mind: unintentional comedy.

April 17, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Three Wildcats on to next level

Three more Richmond Hill High School football players have signed letters of intent to play college football. Caleb Branham, Hayden Gorsuch and Johnathan Hartley-Seale each signed Friday during a ceremony at the school's LINK media center.

April 17, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local sports


Savannah Tech sets career fairs

Area employers are invited to participate in the multi-campus Savannah Technical College's School to Work Career Fairs.

April 17, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Next Lunch & Learn Wednesday

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chamber office, 2591 Highway 17, suite 100, in Richmond Hill.

April 17, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Congressman says pipeline project must be held to standards

The company hoping to build a pipeline through coastal Georgia needs to make sure it does everything it can to protect the environment if the project is approved, First District Congressman Buddy Carter said during a Friday morning stop in Richmond Hill.

April 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


RHHS teams advance in region tourneys

Thursday was a good day for Richmond Hill High School's baseball and girls' soccer teams.

April 17, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


Property transfers April 1-13

The following real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 1-13:

April 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Outlet mall's opening disrupting sports universe

I was going to write a sports column this week, but I got stuck in traffic on Interstate 95 in Pooler thanks to the new Tanger Outlets Savannah.

April 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Columnist | Sports


Pipeline would be trouble for coast

There will be a public hearing Tuesday in Richmond Hill held by the Georgia Department of Transportation in reference to the proposed pipeline Kinder Morgan wants to install along the entire coast of Georgia. It is important that Coastal Georgia residents attend.

April 17, 2015 | By Roy Hubbard Guest columnist | Opinion


Step forward: Lessons from 2015 session

Lawmakers passed a nearly $22 billion spending plan that includes about $900 million in new revenues, consumed for the most part by school-enrollment growth, increasing retirement benefit-plan expenses for state employees and about $288 million to reduce an austerity cut for public schools. The 2016 budget also increases the local school-district cost of insurance for bus drivers and other non-certified school workers by more than $100 million, so it remains to be seen how much of the $288 million is used for teacher raises and undoing recession-era cuts.

April 16, 2015 | By Taifa Smith Butler Guest columnist | Opinion


800th anniversary of the Magna Carta

I love history, majored in history at Bristol University in England and am pleased to tell you that 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John of England.

April 16, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Cities Week is chance to thank city employees

Too many times, the day-to-day business of being mayor and governing the city prevents me from saying "thank you" to the city employees who make our city run smoothly. Contrary to what some may think, local government - not state or federal - usually has the greatest impact on the lives of its residents.

April 16, 2015 | By E. Harold Fowler Guest columnist | Opinion


Salvation is possible by obeying God

No one has to be lost, for God has provided a way of salvation for all mankind.

April 16, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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