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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


Carver student bound for National Geographic State Bee

Carver Elementary School fifth grader Pooja Kormath has qualified to compete in the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, March 27 at the Georgia College of Arts and Sciences in Milledgeville.

March 05, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Construction worker falls at school site

A construction worker was reportedly airlifted by Lifestar to Memorial University Health Center in Savannah this morning after he fell approximately 15 feet while working at the construction site of the new McAllister Elementary, according to Bryan County Emergency Services.

March 05, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BCHS STAR student, teacher named

In front of cheering classmates, faculty, family and friends, Bryan County High School senior Reed Walker was named the school's STAR student Monday. She, in turn, named Keith Corbin as her STAR teacher.

March 04, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City to allow vote on Sunday package sales

Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let residents decide whether package sales of alcohol should be legal on Sundays within city limits.

March 04, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE approves district

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a district for the new McAllister Elementary on Thursday that adds Dunham Marsh and Oak Pointe subdivisions to the attendance, but won't include students who live down 144 Spur.

February 26, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


A positive spin

Mark Wallace wants to keep the Ozzy Park story positive.

February 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County | Local news


Raise the roof with Family Promise of Bryan County

Family Promise of Bryan County's mission is to help homeless families find a permanent home.

February 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Charleston man still missing

A Charleston family continues to seek help locating Tim Jaskiewicz, who was last seen Feb. 16 in Richmond Hill.

February 24, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


New football coach introduced

The future of Richmond Hill High School football starts now, new Wildcats coach Matt LeZotte said Monday at a press conference announcing his hiring.

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


American Traditions Competition board member speaks to Rotary

At its Feb. 26 lunch meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill heard from American Traditions Competition board member Elizabeth Oxnard. The 2015 American Traditions Competition will be in Savannah from Feb. 23-27. For more information, go to www.americantraditionscompetition.com. The Rotary Club of Richmond meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the City Center. For more information, go to http://www.rotaryofrichmondhill.org/, call 912-231-7227 or email hello@rotaryofrichmondhill.org.

February 19, 2015 | | Local news


Rotary Club of Richmond Hill honors junior rotarian

At its Feb. 26 lunch meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill honored Katie Goodwin, the Junior Rotarian of the Month. The club meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the City Center. For more information, go to http://www.rotaryofrichmondhill.org/, call 912-231-7227 or email hello@rotaryofrichmondhill.org.

February 19, 2015 | | Local news


Richmond Hill man dies after fall

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the death of a roofing company employee who fell through a skylight of a warehouse Wednesday.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Ogeechee Riverkeeper to host Paddle Georgia

Coastal Georgia's crown jewel, the Ogeechee River, long has been celebrated for the fishing, boating and outdoor-recreation opportunities it provides to local residents. Soon, though, its appeal will expand as river enthusiasts from all over Georgia - and, perhaps, beyond - come to know and admire this natural resource.

February 19, 2015 | | Local news


Caesarstone to expand

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Caesarstone, a manufacturer of high-quality engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill, creating 130 jobs.

February 17, 2015 | Special to the news Bryan County News | Local news


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Tiedemann named McAllister Elementary's first principal

Mary Ann Tiedemann was named McAllister Elementary's first principal.

March 27, 2015 | Sraff B | Local news


BoE OKs upgrades to stadiums

The Bryan County school board voted Thursday night to spend more than $540,000 on improvements to the stadiums at Bryan County High School and Richmond Hill High School.

March 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Charges filed for March 18 burglaries in Richmond Hill

Two Walterboro, S.C. men faces charges of burglary, theft and criminal trespass for the March 18 burglary of Plantation Building and Lumber Supply and the Ford Plantation maintenance shop.

March 26, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill resident faces charges in Pooler

A Chatham County school teacher who lives in Richmond Hill faces charges he sent texts of a sexual nature to one of his students.

March 26, 2015 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


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 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


Last living member of original Richmond Hill City Council dies

Thomas Darieng, the last living member of the first Richmond Hill City council and one of the city's founding fathers, died Thursday at Hospice House of Savannah.

March 20, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill voters to decide on Sunday sales

Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let voters decide whether they want Sunday package sales of alcohol in the city limits.

March 18, 2015 | Jeff Whitten | Local news


Public hearing on offshore drilling set for Tuesday in Savannah

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public meeting Tuesday on proposed offshore drilling along the Georgia coast.

March 18, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Transportation plan changes in Senate

Controversial legislation that could change the way Georgia funds its transportation infrastructure has undergone another change – this one less damaging to local government coffers, officials say.

March 18, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


City calls for referendum on Sunday package sales

Members of Richmond Hill city council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let voters decide if they want Sunday package sales of alcohol in the city limits.

March 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Police reports: Taco thrown at restaurant

From Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

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


Next Bark Park fundraiser set for March 21

Area award-winning news anchor Sonny Dixon confirmed will act as emcee and auctioneer Saturday, March 21, at the Bark Park fundraiser "Bryan's Bash - Dinner & Drinks," at the Richmond Hill City Center.

March 14, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Local news


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