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Family Promise golf outing June 23

Family Promise of Bryan County will hold its 3rd Annual Golf Outing on June 23 at Sterling Links Golf Club. The shotgun start will begin at 1:30 p.m.

June 01, 2017 | | Local news


Summer reading programs at RH, Pembroke libraries

Programs in Richmond Hill take place @ 2pm at the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, 9050 Ford Avenue.

May 30, 2017 | Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke honors fallen with annual flag service

Row upon row of flags stood sentinel as the backdrop of Monday's Memorial Day service in Pembroke this week. Presented by the American Legion Post 164 and the City of Pembroke, the event honored those who gave all in service to their country.

May 30, 2017 | LeeAnna Tatum Bryan County News | Local news


Supreme Court rules in wrongful death suit

The Georgia Supreme Court voted 8-1 in a decision announced today in favor of the city of Richmond Hill and former Richmond Hill Police Department Det. Doug Sahlberg in a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the 2011 suicide of a teenage girl.

May 30, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Richmond Hill marks Memorial Day

While many were focused on leisure activities, more than 100 people gathered at J.F. Gregory Park Monday to commemorate Memorial Day.

May 29, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Richmond Hill remembers Gregg Allman

Larry Barker will never forget the time Gregg Allman walked into his Richmond Hill insurance office in the early 2000s.

May 27, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


RH's Gregg Allman dies

Southern rock pioneer Gregg Allman, who had made his home in Richmond Hill in recent years, has died.

May 27, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Memorial Day in RH, Pembroke

The cities of Richmond Hill and Pembroke will both honor those who died in military service on Memorial Day with ceremonies at 11 a.m. Monday. Pembroke's gathering will be in Waters Park at the corner of Railroad and College streets and be conducted under the auspices of the John Duggar American Legion Post 164.

May 26, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Friday night fun runs are back

Georgia Game Changers Running Company will once again be hosting weekly fun runs most Friday nights from June through August. The family events start at 6:30 p.m. at J.F. Gregory Park. The first one is June 2.

May 25, 2017 | | Local news


Hurricane season approaching

Will Bryan County get a visit this year from Cindy, Don or Gert? How about Harvey, Maria or Tammy?

May 23, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Sisters get cancer research internships

Sisters Vivian and Keyvona Moultrie do a lot of things together.

May 22, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Ogeechee Riverkeeper head stepping down

Emily Markesteyn Kurilla has announced she is leaving her post as the executive director of Ogeechee Riverkeeper effective May 31. During her tenure, Kurilla publicly advocated for clean water and the residents who live near, recreate in and rely on the Ogeechee and Canoochee rivers and coastal waters of Georgia.

May 18, 2017 | | Local news


144 reopened

Highway 144 East on Fort Stewart is now reopened, post spokesman Keviin Larson said.

May 17, 2017 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


144 to be closed for hours due to crash

Highway 144 on Fort Stewart is expected to remain closed for the next several hours in both directions after a two-car crash around 3 p.m.

May 17, 2017 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan health officials urge vaccine for grads

Bryan County Health Department officials are encouraging soon-to-be high school graduates to get vaccinated against meningococcal disease, which causes meningitis.

May 16, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


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Fowler inducted into GMA HoF

The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) inducted Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler into the Municipal Government Hall of Fame at the association's annual convention in ...

June 27, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


County approves I-95 interchange funding

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners Monday morning unanimously approved a resolution saying the county will pay 50 percent of the funding gap for the ...

June 26, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


RHFD event a success

A steady stream of cars headed into J.F. Gregory Park Saturday morning to support a good cause - and the event continues until 8 p ...

June 24, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


County calls I-95 special meeting

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. Monday regarding the new interchange on I-95 at Belfast ...

June 24, 2017 | | Local news


I-95 interchange gets grant; bids expected this fall

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Bryan County will receive a $1.5 million grant for the proposed I-95 interchange at Belfast Keller Road.

June 22, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Historical society restoring fire truck

You may have noticed the rusty red truck sitting next to the Richmond Hill History Museum recently.

June 22, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


City talks hurricanes, vehicle needs

As the 2017 hurricane season moves in to full gear, the city of Richmond Hill is focusing on the lessons it learned from last October ...

June 21, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


RH gearing up for July 4th celebration

In celebration of July Fourth, Richmond Hill will host a free, family-friendly event from 5-9:30 p.m. July 1 in J.F. Gregory Park ...

June 21, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


Ring running for Congress

Richmond Hill resident Lisa Ring has officially announced that she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District of Georgia.

June 20, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


RHFD getting early start on Christmas

While many people like to get an early start on their Christmas shopping, the Richmond Hill Fire Department is planning a six-month head start.

June 19, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Georgia tracking project adds manatees, gains insights

A new infusion of tagged manatees will help scientists better understand how the gentle giants use coastal Georgia waters, especially near Kings Bay submarine base.

June 17, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


New riverkeeper being recruited

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper Board of Directors is seeking a new riverkeeper and executive director to replace Emily Markesteyn Kurilla, who recently stepped down after six ...

June 16, 2017 | Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke gym to be named for Foxworth

Pembroke City Council voted Monday to name the city's gym in memory of George Mikell "Mike" Foxworth, a supporter of sports and recreation in ...

June 16, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Local news


State vet warns of dog flu

ATLANTA - Georgia State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Cobb confirms an increase in the prevalence of canine respiratory disease found in dogs associated with dog shows.

June 15, 2017 | Special to the News | Local news


Preservation work to Ford kindergarten building completed

The Henry Ford kindergarten building, now the Richmond Hill History Museum, recently received some much needed preservation work, including the replacement of a leaking roof ...

June 15, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


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