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Signs will mark history in Richmond Hill

A couple visiting Fort McAllister recently asked Christy Sherman if there were some Henry Ford-era buildings nearby.

February 11, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Local news


Ogeechee's riverkeeper to pass torch

Chandra Brown joked that she can't handle three children.

February 11, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Local news


Council helps fund Richmond Hill Museum

Two years ago, the Richmond Hill Historical Society was running the Richmond Hill Museum on a bare bones budget, said Sarah Volker, the president of the society.

February 09, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Local news


Pembroke DDA to meet

The Pembroke Downtown Development Authority will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Friday to appoint a new board member.

February 09, 2011 | | Local news


Kingston to host local town hall meeting

Want to give a member of Congress a piece of your mind, or maybe a pat on the back for a job well done?

February 09, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Winter storm not expected to reach us

Storm could bring snow to North Georgia

February 09, 2011 | Staff report | Local news


Pembroke councilwoman finishes training

Pembroke City Council member Tiffany M. Walraven received the Certificate of Recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's (GMA) Annual Mayors' Day Conference on Jan. 23 in Atlanta.

February 07, 2011 | Staff report | Local news


City Center gets 'green' accolade

The Richmond Hill City Center was named a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certified building by the U.S. Green Building Council, city officials learned last week.

February 07, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Council approves water/sewer rate increase

The Richmond Hill City Council unanimously approved Tuesday night to raise the water/sewer rates to help pay for the $21 million upgrade and expansion to the city's wastewater treatment plant. The rate increases will be phased in over three years. By 2014, the average bill for Richmond Hill residents will double, from $22 a month to $44 a month. The plant, located near Sterling Creek, is currently operating at capacity. Prior to the vote, taken during the council's regular meeting at city hall, council members expressed that the increase was necessary. Councilman Russ Carpenter said no one ...

February 01, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin | Local news


Ellabell woman wins $1 million in lottery

An Ellabell woman is pumped after winning $1 million during a gas stop. Penny Green, 39, won playing the instant game Georgia Lottery Black.

February 01, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


Council calls meeting on water rates

The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at city hall, 40 Richard R. Davis Drive.

January 27, 2011 | | Local news


Troops to occupy 4th IBCT complex by July

Construction on Fort Stewart's $427 million 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team complex will be close to completion and ready for troops to occupy in mid-July, when Vanguard soldiers return from a 12-month deployment to Iraq.

January 26, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke to host farmers market in spring

Starting on Saturdays in April, the parking lot on Bacon Street in Pembroke will be filled with vendors selling local produce, products and crafts.

January 24, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Local news


Jury panel to report Jan. 31

The following names were drawn Jan. 18 to serve as jurors by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe. Jurors are to report at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Bryan County Courthouse,151 South College St., Pembroke.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Local news


Volunteers build home for wounded war vet

Staff Sgt. Jason Letterman lit up as he described how Alex, his 5-year-old son, couldn't wait to help build the specially adapted house where his father, 12-year-old brother Daniel and mother Elena will make a lasting home.

January 24, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Local news


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Fundraiser started for Breona Watkins

The sister of a Richmond Hill woman killed by gun shots over the weekend has created a GoFundMe account for the family.

January 17, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


County moves ahead with intersection projects

Three key intersections in South Bryan will be studied for improvements as the Bryan County Board of Commissioners continues to address growth and infrastructure issues.

January 17, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Second survey winner chosen

Kathy Platt of Richmond Hill is the second of two winners in the Bryan County News reader survey.

January 16, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Ossabaw annual meeting focuses on Gullah-Geechee

The public is invited to The Ossabaw Island Foundation's Annual Meeting and a celebration of the 105th birthday of Eleanor "Sandy" West, a former ...

January 15, 2018 | Special to the News | Local news


Pembroke man arrested on drug charges

A Pembroke man was arrested Thursday on drug charges.

January 13, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


Floyd is only finalist for Pembroke administrator

Pembroke Downtown Development Authority Director Alex Floyd was named as finalist for city administrator at Monday night's council meeting.

January 11, 2018 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Local news


County kicks off year with quick business meeting

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners addressed several items of business during a relatively short meeting Tuesday in Pembroke to start 2018.

January 09, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Flag rededicated for fallen soldier

North Bryan firearms manufacturer Daniel Defense hosted a flag rededication in honor of fallen Army Staff Sgt. Anthony "Cookie" D. Davis at its recently completed ...

January 08, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


Walthourville police chief expects to be fired

Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman said he expects to be terminated Monday.

January 06, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Fatal bus crash headed to court?

The cause of a Dec. 5, school bus accident that claimed the life of 5-year-old Cambria Shuman has not been released yet, however Liberty County ...

January 05, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Equipment failure at Hinesville's Fort Stewart water pollution control plant leads to spill

Hinesville announced Friday that its water pollution control plant on Fort Stewart released 5.47 million gallons of partially treated wastewater into Taylors Creek after ...

January 05, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Highway 144 on Fort Stewart reopened

Update: 144 East on Fort Stewart from Richmond Hill to Hinesville is now reopened. Drivers are still urged to drive carefully.

January 05, 2018 | Special to the News | Local news


The thaw begins

Life is starting to return to normal after the first measurable snow fall in Coastal Georgia since 1989.

January 05, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Ice came, ice saw, ice conquered

Coastal Georgia's first snowfall since 1989 was not as bad as some predicted, but its impact will be felt for days as nightly temperatures ...

January 03, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Storm could postpone home delivery of Bryan County News

Due to hazardous driving conditions caused by the storm and noted by local law enforcement, it is possible your Bryan County News print edition will ...

January 03, 2018 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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