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Park grand opening to be April 22

Richmond Hill will host a grand opening for Sterling Creek Park, along with a 5K fun run/walk, April 22 at 1701 Elbow Swamp Road.

April 08, 2017 | Special to the News | Local news


City awaiting hurricane reimbursement

Friday marks six months since Hurricane Matthew hit, and the city of Richmond Hill is completely done with the cleanup process.

April 05, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Rotary Club hosting fund raiser

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is hosting a raffle on May 4 from 6-8 p.m. at Flashback to raise money for causes the club supports each year.

April 05, 2017 | | Local news


Pembroke feed store owner sprouts $10K Georgia Lottery win

Douglas Dubose of Pembroke dug up a delightful prize recently playing a Georgia Lottery instant ticket game. Dubose won $10,000 playing the 100X the Money scratcher.

April 04, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


Bayens honored as region AD of the year

With no admission charge and a student spirit day, a large turnout was expected for Richmond Hill's home baseball game against Effingham Friday night. Mickey Bayens, however, didn't know the crowd was there to recognize him, too.

March 31, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


700 feet of I-85 in Atlanta to be removed, replaced

With $10 million in federal funds approved to fix the collapsed portion of I-85 in Atlanta, Georgia and federal officials and others say they are committed ensuring the rebuilding process is expedited and the interstate is operational as quickly as possible.

March 31, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


Utility assistance available for low-income residents

Coastal Georgia Community Action of Bryan County is trying to help low-income residents pay for some of their home energy costs.

March 31, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


RHUMC breaks ground on hall

A vision that first began in 1995 took a step closer to becoming reality Sunday as Richmond Hill United Methodist Church broke ground on a new 14,000-square-foot ministry center.

March 30, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil Correspondent | Local news


Science, soccer communities honor Minning

David Minning has long been passionate about two things: soccer and science. On Tuesday night, people from those areas of his life came together to recognize Minning's contributions to both.

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


Richmond Hill Farmers Market opens for 2017

The Richmond Hill Farmers Market held a "soft opening" for the 2017 season Tuesday afternoon at the pavilion in J.F. Gregory Park, with the official opening scheduled for April 4.

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


Carpenter running for Richmond Hill mayor

Richmond Hill City Councilman Russ Carpenter officially announced that he is running for mayor before about 100 friends and supporters outside city hall Tuesday afternoon.

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


City gives Seafood Fest green light for 2017

Although the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival was cancelled last year in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, the Richmond Hill City Council gave it the green light for 2017.

March 24, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Rec now has countywide director

Bryan County, north and south, has a new recreation director who said he is committed to consistency in quality programs.

March 23, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Staff writer | Local news


846 voters say yes to $100 million

Voters said yes Tuesday to renewing ESPLOST and a $100 million bond issue to build schools, including a new high school in South Bryan expected to cost $85 million.

March 23, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB blood after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood donations.

March 23, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


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Bryan County firefighters called to car fire Thursday on I-16

511 had call 911 in Bryan County on Thursday.

April 27, 2017 | Jeff Whitten | Local news


Pembroke mayor tells students about city, life

Now a year into her fourth term, Judy Cook has been mayor of Pembroke almost as long as some of the freshmen at Bryan County ...

April 27, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Coastal advisors to meet in Midway

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's spring meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 4, at ...

April 25, 2017 | Special to the News | Local news


Motorcycle accident closes U.S. 17 Monday

A motorcycle rider was seriously injured after he turned in front of an oncoming vehicle Monday afternoon on U.S. 17 near Melody's Coastal ...

April 25, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


City celebrates new 187-acre park

Representatives from Richmond Hill recently celebrated the grand opening of Sterling Creek Park, officially cutting the ribbon on the new 187-acre park.

April 25, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


Online petition calls Bryan County growth ‘irresponsible’

An online petition posted last week takes the Bryan County Board of Commissioners to task for what backers deem "irresponsible growth" and asks the county ...

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


One dead, three hurt in Hwy. 204 crash

One person was killed and three others were injured in a three-vehicle accident Saturday on Highway 204 near Ellabell. The accident occurred near Arden Loop ...

April 24, 2017 | | Local news


Officials ready for Georgia Cities Week

Richmond Hill officials will be holding a variety of events to celebrate "Georgia Cities Week" April 23-29.

April 20, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


State urges boaters to slow down

With sea turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia's coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.

April 19, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


City promotes three officers, approves CodeRED

The city of Richmond Hill recognized the promotions of three police officers and approved an emergency notification system at Tuesday night's city council meeting.

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


County talks T-SPLOST, impact fees at retreat

ST. SIMON'S ISLAND - There is no question that Bryan County is growing, but there are plenty of questions about how to deal with that ...

April 14, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement gets OK

The federal government on Friday gave its approval to an innovative agreement that allows the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA ...

April 12, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


County commissioners holding retreat on St. Simon’s Island

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will hold a retreat Thursday and Friday at the Sea Palms Resort & Conference Center on St. Simon's Island.

April 12, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


County approves new subdivision, talks infrastructure

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners approved a new 143-unit subdivision on Belfast River Road near the intersection of Harris Trail Road and Dunham Marsh ...

April 12, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Pembroke residents' flood insurance costs may go down

Pembroke has received a Class 9 verification from the National Flood Insurance Program. This rating was effective as of April 1 and qualifies residents for ...

April 11, 2017 | LeeAnna Tatum Bryan County News | Local news


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