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Wreck on Highway 80 in Effingham kills Pembroke man

A Pembroke man was killed and his wife airlifted to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah after their Jeep was hit by tractor trailer around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 80 in Effingham County.

July 25, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Leadership group seeks nomination for 2018 training program

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals in a 10-county region, is calling for nominations for its 2018 course. The deadline for nominations is Aug. 4.

July 22, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


The rabbit that lives on the moon and other stories

My husband is seven years older than me, and the older we get the less the age gap seems to matter – just as the longer I live here the more I understand his many and sometimes colourful American cultural references.

July 20, 2017 | Lesley Francis Local columnist | Local news


A river runs through us

Activists are capturing area history by giving locals a voice in a project that affects everyone in the region.

July 20, 2017 | Alena Cowley For the Bryan County News | Local news


SPLOST vote Nov. 7

Bryan County voters will decide whether or not to continue SPLOST funding on Nov. 7 after county commissioners voted Wednesday to put the question on the ballot.

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


County employee dies from work injuries

A Bryan County Department of Public Works employee has passed away due to injuries he sustained on the job.

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


City unhappy with county over SPLOST

The Richmond Hill City Council Tuesday night approved an agreement with Bryan County - albeit with reservations - for how the money will be divided in the upcoming SPLOST cycle.

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


New physician joins Optim Orthopedics

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. David M. Sedory has joined Optim's network of renowned orthopedic physicians at Optim Orthopedics seeing patients at their Savannah, Richmond Hill, and Hinesville locations.

July 19, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


Couple who helped create Pembroke flag display pass away

Pembroke lost two of its most beloved residents this weekend.

July 17, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Rotary Club presents $1,000 to YMCA

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented a check for $1,000 to the local YMCA during its regular meeting last week at Richmond Hill City Center.

July 17, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Mediation Center gets new leadership

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire has unveiled exciting plans and initiatives under new leadership as it marks 31 years of cutting the emotional and financial costs of disputes for thousands of people throughout the region.

July 17, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County hosting growth forum Aug. 14

What is your vision for the future of Bryan County?

July 13, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


County rolls back millage, talks ambulance service

Setting the 2018 millage rate, concerns about the adequateness of emergency services in the county and reappointments to the development authority topped the agenda items at Tuesday's Bryan County Commission meeting in Pembroke.

July 12, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Can city, county cooperate on growth?

Residents who attended the city of Richmond Hill's town hall on growth and traffic Tuesday night made one thing clear - they want the city and county to cooperate. The question is, will it happen?

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


Fire exercises get underway at Cook Training Center

The newly opened Freddie E. Cook Training Center in Pembroke was put to use on Saturday as 44 firefighters from the Pembroke Fire Department, Bryan County Emergency Services and Bloomingdale Fire Department came together for training exercises with live fire situations.

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


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Heat advisory for Bryan County

Bryan County, as well as Chatham, Liberty and McIntosh counties, are under a heat advisory from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., according to ...

August 16, 2017 | | Local news


Council talks protest plans in wake of Charlottesville violence

Pembroke Councilman Johnnie Miller discussed concerns raised by some constituents regarding the protests that turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the Pembroke City Council meeting ...

August 16, 2017 | LeeAnna Tatum | Local news


38 Special to headline GOSF

Hold on loosely, because 38 Special will be rockin into the night at the 2017 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.

August 16, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


County forum tackles growth issues

More than 100 people attended Monday night's forum to discuss growth - particularly in South Bryan County - and learn more about what county officials are ...

August 15, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Rip currents possible from Hurricane Gert

Tropical storm Gert surged late Monday to become the second hurricane of the Atlantic season, the National Hurricane Center said. Although there is no direct ...

August 15, 2017 | | Local news


Schools release more eclipse details

For those who still may feel "in the dark" about how Bryan County Schools will handle Monday's solar eclipse, here are the latest details.

August 15, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil toneil@bryancountynews.com | Local news


County denies townhome development

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted down Tuesday a request to rezone nearly 16 acres off Belfast River Road to allow for townhomes ...

August 14, 2017 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


County Commission heats up over utility talks

Bryan County Commissioner Brad Brookshire didn't hold back at Tuesday's commission meeting in Richmond Hill when he told the board that "we are ...

August 14, 2017 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Health care dominates Carter town hall

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said Thursday's town hall meeting at the South Bryan County Administration Building was a chance to hear from constituents.

August 11, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Dick's now hiring for Pooler location

Dick's Sporting Goods has announced it is now hiring for its location opening soon in Pooler.

August 10, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


Running for health

Growing up, Sara Maltby wasn't into sports, or fitness in general. That can be difficult when you have severe asthma.

August 10, 2017 | By Mark Swendra | Local news


Running for lunch money

Pay it forward. It's sometimes an overused cliché.

August 10, 2017 | By Mark Swendra | Local news


Historic reunion for members of PCA's 1977 class

Forty-seven years ago, Elizabeth "Liz" Strickland began riding a bus from Pembroke to Bellville in neighboring Evans County, and then riding it back home again.

August 09, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Bryan County Schools to delay dismissal for eclipse

Some nearby school systems have cancelled classes Aug. 21, the day of the solar eclipse.

August 09, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Blood donations urgently needed as summer ends

The American Red Cross is urging blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.

August 07, 2017 | Bryan County News | Local news


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