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Bryan County commissioners hire new planning and zoning director

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted to hire Eric Greenway as the county's new planning and zoning director during its meeting Tuesday at the Administrative Complex.

February 09, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


New St. Anne church in Richmond Hill officially opens doors

The new St. Anne Catholic Church officially opened its doors Saturday with a rite of dedication presided over by leaders from throughout the Diocese of Savannah.

February 06, 2016 | By Brent Zell | Local news


Richmond Hill Council approves plans for strip shopping center, rezoning of Parker’s Square property

The Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday approved the site and landscape plans, and a building-elevation request for a strip shopping center that has listed Starbucks as a tenant.

February 02, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Manager of McDonald’s in Richmond Hill to receive award

Bryan Shores, manager of the Plantation McDonald's restaurant at 12100 Highway 144 in Richmond Hill, has won a Ray Kroc Award, which recognizes the top-performing McDonald's restaurant managers globally, according to a news release.

February 01, 2016 | Special to the News | Local news


Coastal Electric Cooperative has ribbon-cutting for new Richmond Hill facility

Chris Fettes didn't suppress his excitement Monday about Coastal Electric Cooperative's new facility in Richmond Hill.

February 01, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Presidential primary deadline today

The last day to register to vote in Georgia's presidential preference primaries is today.

February 01, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Part of Richmond Hill street to be closed starting Monday

The Georgia Department of Transportation will have a temporary road closure in conjunction with drainage-pipe replacement on Rushing Street in Richmond Hill starting Monday, according to a news release.

January 29, 2016 | Special to the News | Local news


Mass set for new St. Anne Church in Richmond Hill

A dedication Mass for the new St. Anne Catholic Church will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at 10550 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.

January 26, 2016 | Special to the News | Local news


Montessori Preschool named Business of the Year by Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool received the 2015 Business of the Year Award at the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and dinner banquet Thursday at the City Center.

January 21, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Voter-registration deadline looms for Georgia presidential primary

The last day to register for Georgia's presidential primary is Feb. 1. The primary is March 1.

January 21, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Richmond Hill team set for state academic-bowl tourney

Richmond Hill Middle School is one of 24 teams statewide that will compete in Saturday's Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Academic Bowl for Middle Grades state competition at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

January 21, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Starbucks part of proposed Richmond Hill strip shopping center

The Richmond Hill City Council approved a variance on a perimeter buffer requirement between a commercial development on Ford Avenue and Rushing Street, which lists Starbucks as a tenant, and Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.

January 20, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Roads, new library, water to get focus in 2016 for Bryan County Commission

Last year was a time of realized big projects in Bryan County. This year promises more of the same.

January 20, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Bryan County to get $22.5M in road projects

Bryan County has $22.5 million in road projects set for the next 18 months, according to the transportation plan revealed last week by Gov. Nathan Deal in Atlanta.

January 20, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Bryan County probate judge announces retirement

Sam Davis Jr., Bryan County's probate judge since 2000, announced Wednesday afternoon that he will retire at the end of the year.

January 20, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


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Pembroke residents say they feel safe

Early results of a survey on safety are showing good feelings about security in Pembroke.

February 10, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Bryan County hires new planning director

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted to hire Eric Greenway as the county's new planning and zoning director Tuesday.

February 10, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


New St. Anne Catholic Church opens doors in Richmond Hill

Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer of the Diocese of Savannah told congregants Saturday at the new St. Anne Catholic Church that two things would happen the ...

February 10, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Groundbreaking set for new Restoration Worship Center in Richmond Hill

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Restoration Worship Center will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at 7446 Highway 17 S. in Richmond Hill.

February 05, 2016 | Special to the News | Local news


Cruz narrowly wins straw poll at Bryan County GOP event

Ted Cruz won a tight three-way race with Marco Rubio and Donald Trump during a straw poll of Republican presidential candidates at a Bryan County ...

February 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Voter registration is high

As the polls get set to open across Georgia for the presidential preference primary, Bryan County and the rest of the state can expect to ...

February 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Severe weather threat passes; rain expected today in Bryan County

After Wednesday's wild weather with tornado watches and warnings and one that touched down on Fort Stewart, the main threat from Mother Nature in ...

February 04, 2016 | Staff report editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Tourism, Ford sites focus of Richmond Hill Chamber Lunch and Learn

Tourism - and its effect on area businesses - was the main topic of Wednesday's Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn at ...

February 03, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


New St. Anne Catholic Church dedication is set

The new St. Anne Catholic Church doesn't look new. And that's the idea.

February 03, 2016 | Brent Zell | Local news


Tornado causes damage on Fort Stewart

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February 03, 2016 | Staff report editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Ga. Supreme Court rejects non-citizens' quest for in-state tuition

In a ruling Monday by the Supreme Court of Georgia, college students who are not U.S. citizens lost their appeal of a Georgia Court ...

February 01, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Savannah class teaches how to cook over open fire

SAVANNAH - This is the perfect time of year to have a fire in your fire pit. Why not put those BTU's to work and ...

January 26, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Richmond Hill chiropractor’s class on babies’ brain development

From birth to age 2, your baby develops 1.4 million neural connections per minute.

January 26, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


BBQ sale for Richmond Hill Presbyterian youth group

The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Youth Group will host its 10th annual Boston butt and barbecue-plate sale Feb. 5-6 at 12965 Highway 144, across from ...

January 26, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Bryan’s Bash tickets on sale

This year's Bryan County Bark Park fundraising party will be different from previous editions.

January 26, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Local news


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