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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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Remember that God gives us the rain

During spring, it's not uncommon to receive a lot of rain. And it's not uncommon for us to complain about it.

April 25, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Club members tour GSU garden

Members of the Richmond Hill Garden Club recently made a trip to Georgia Southern's Garden of the Coastal Plains.

April 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary donates to area schools

The Rotary club of Richmond Hill recently honored two Junior Rotarians of the Month and gave money to five county schools.

April 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Program helps nearly 300 with heating

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. delivered more than $90,000 in heating assistance this winter, according to a news release.

April 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Rotary welcomes new member

Beth Nelson, human-resources manager at Caesarstone Technologies USA Inc., was recently inducted into the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has grown 14 percent since the beginning of the Rotary year on July 1.

April 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Honor roll: Richmond Hill Middle School

Students who have been listed on the Richmond Hill Middle School honor roll for the third nine weeks are:

April 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Know the goodness of the Lord

Today is my dad's birthday. He is 78 years young.

April 24, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


'Unfriended' is a decent thriller

"Unfriended" easily could've fallen under the category of most of today's teen horror flicks: All style and no substance. Or it could've easily have been a cheap remake or reboot.

April 24, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


SC medical group hires local PR firm

Lesley Francis Public Relations has been appointed to work with SunGate Medical Group, which has multiple locations just across the South Carolina border.

April 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Haleigh's Hope is now Georgia's hope

Fifteen months ago, a local reporter asked me if there was any interest within the General Assembly in taking on the medical marijuana issue for the 2014 legislative session, and I told him, emphatically, that there was none and that I did not foresee that issue coming up anytime soon in Georgia. Then, a week later, I met a little 4-year-old girl named Haleigh and her courageous mom and dad, and was I proved ever so wrong.

April 24, 2015 | By State Rep. Allen Peake Special to the News | Opinion


Bryan County Schools to become IE2

The Bryan County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to make Bryan County Schools an Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2) school district.

April 23, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


It is finally time to fertilize lawns

Yes, friends, it finally is time to start lawn fertilization.

April 23, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Pembroke to mark Cities Week Saturday

Pembroke is celebrating Georgia Cities Week through Saturday.

April 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Gulf oil spill: Drawn-out tempest in teacup

The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was called catastrophic by many. President Barack Obama declared, "This oil spill is the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced." The National Resource Defense Council said two years later, "A people wronged and a region scarred remains."

April 23, 2015 | By Harold Brown Guest columnist | Opinion


What do you need in life? God's word

In this life, there are many things that a person needs: a place to live, clothes, food and such things.

April 23, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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