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Fowler leaves lasting legacy on Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler will call his final city council meeting to order on Jan. 2, and after that the fish better beware.

December 26, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Taylor turns down Camilla city manager position

Bryan County Administrator Ben Taylor has chosen to turn down an offer to be the city of Camilla's next city manager.

December 20, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Historic building to get new tenant

One of Pembroke's historic buildings downtown is getting a new lease on life thanks to H & S Construction and Handyman Services.

December 20, 2017 | LeeAnna Tatum Bryan County News | Local news


City approves budget, OK’s annexation

The Richmond Hill City Council passed its 2018 budget Tuesday night and gave final approval to the annexation of 5,000 acres that will see the city nearly double in size.

December 20, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Taylor offered Camilla city manager position

Bryan County Administrator Ben Taylor has been offered the job of city manager in Camilla, south of Albany.

December 19, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


T-SPLOST vote approved for May 22

Bryan County voters will decide next spring whether to fund various transportation improvement projects around the county with a 1-cent Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

December 19, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


WildScapes symposium focuses on barrier islands

WildScapes will host its ninth annual symposium, Open the Garden Gate, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

December 17, 2017 | Special to the News | Local news


Survey says …

Vicki Bacon of Pembroke is the first winner in the Bryan County News reader survey.

December 15, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Safety concerns on Belfast River Road raised

Projected growth and increased use has many residents concerned about the safety of Belfast River Road, particularly at the Harris Trail intersection.

December 15, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Bridge renamed for Ellabell man

Drivers on Highway 280 may have recently noticed a new sign on the I-16 overpass bridge.

December 14, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Local news


Win some Christmas cash

Surveys are coming in and so is the Christmas cash. The first winner has been selected and will be announced soon - stay tuned!

December 14, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Having parade at night is likely new tradition

While it may have felt cold enough for it, snow was the one thing missing from Pembroke's Christmas festivities Saturday.

December 14, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Local news


Paul Spence: Portrait of the artist as a soldier, Vietnam veteran

WATCH the VIDEO of Paul Spence showing his art at his Hinesville gallery.

December 13, 2017 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Pembroke honors former mayor

The Pembroke City Council Monday named its chambers in honor of former Mayor Harry Owens, unveiling a new sign in the building's entryway. Owens and members of his family were present for the dedication.

December 13, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum | Local news


County approves $36 million budget

Bryan County Commissioners approved a $36 million budget Tuesday night for fiscal year 2018, up from the current $33 million.

December 13, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


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Carpenter sworn in as Richmond Hill mayor

Russ Carpenter acknowledged the past and embraced the future during his remarks at Tuesday's city council meeting after being sworn in as Richmond Hill ...

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


First snow in Bryan County

This photo was posted to Twitter shortly before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday by Pembroke Police Chief Randy Alexander.

January 03, 2018 | | Local news


See our reader-submitted photos of the Jan. 3, 2018 Bryan County snowfall

See reader-submitted photos from the great January 2018 snow event in Bryan County.

January 03, 2018 | Bryan County News | Local news


Chance of snow remains

The National Weather Service says there is a 25 percent chance that Bryan County could still see up to four inches of snow today. As ...

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


December Yard of the Month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club December Yard of the Month recipients are Wayne and Nancy Nix in Strathy Hall. Their "Christmas Card" landscape includes lighted ...

January 02, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


Winter weather headed our way

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for coastal Georgia Wednesday.

January 02, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Looking back on 2017

Here is a look at the top stories and issues in Bryan County over the past year.

December 31, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


What to do with your Christmas tree

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, time to haul you out the door.

December 29, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Local anglers treated to show by whale

Four Bryan County men who were enjoying a day of fishing last week spotted this whale about 10 miles east of Ossabaw Sound.

December 27, 2017 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Army veteran Dennis Fitzgerald doesn't shy away from service

WATCH VIDEO of Dennis Fitzgerald

December 27, 2017 | Mark Swendra | Local news


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