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Legislative roundup for Feb. 26 – March 2

(Editor's note: This is a look at recent action in the Georgia Legislature and how Bryan County's legislators voted. It was compiled by Correspondent Corey Barnes.)

March 07, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


City approves historic preservation ordinance

The Richmond Hill City Council Tuesday night approved a historic preservation ordinance and the creation of a commission to oversee it.

March 07, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Easter Extravaganza moved up one week

Pastor Steve Lane of New Beginnings Community Church has a simple message for the annual Easter Extravaganza - don't be late.

March 06, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Qualifying begins for May 22 primary

Six Republican candidates qualified Monday and Tuesday for the May 22 primary.

March 06, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Legislative roundup

(Editor's note: This is a look at recent action in the Georgia Legislature and how Bryan County's legislators voted. It was compiled by local resident Corey Barnes.)

March 02, 2018 | Special to the News | Local news


THOSE WHO SERVED: Retired Navy chief has fond memories of life at sea

WATCH A SHORT VIDEO of Ernie Mitchell.

February 27, 2018 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Used book sale is March 10

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 10.

February 26, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


Carter talks school safety, taxes with students

Congressman Buddy Carter addressed school safety, taxes and other issues at Bryan County High School Friday afternoon.

February 23, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Brookshire seeking re-election to county board

Bryan County Commissioner Brad Brookshire has said he will seek re-election for the District 4 seat.

February 22, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Off-shore drilling addressed at city council meeting

Residents Tuesday night asked Richmond Hill City Council to take a stance against aquatic seismic testing and oil drilling off Georgia's coast.

February 21, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Commissioners OK burying Hwy. 144 power lines

Now that the widening of Highway 144 is slated to move forward, the Bryan County Board of Commissioners has agreed to pay Coastal Electric its portion of the cost to bury the power lines as part of the project.

February 15, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Civil settlement in FEAR militia murders

The string of criminal and civil legal cases that began in December 2011 with the discovery of two murder victims in Long County and resulted in the exposure of a militia group among soldiers on Fort Stewart is coming to an end with a $4 million settlement to be paid by the government to the parents of the two victims.

February 15, 2018 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


Exchange Club makes donation, recognizes students

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club at its recent meeting made a $300 donation to Backpacks of Love and recognized the January and February Students of the Month from Richmond Hill High School.

February 15, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Floyd appointed Pembroke city administrator

Alex Floyd was officially hired as Pembroke's city administrator on an annual contract.

February 15, 2018 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Local news


Library officials want to move ahead with renovation

After years of searching for a suitable site for a new facility, the Richmond Hill Public Library might end up right where it is.

February 14, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


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Dead body found in Ellabell identified

Authorities have identified the deceased body found inside a burning vehicle in Ellabell two months ago.

April 11, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Bryan County Middle School gets donation from NFL star

The Bryan County Middle School volleyball and basketball teams will have a new look next year.

April 10, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Bark Park wants to fetch community feedback

Bryan County Bark Park, located at Henderson Park, is asking residents and users to help the board make important decisions about the park's amenities.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the News | Local news


RHFD ‘Spring Fling’ set for April 21

An "American Idol" contestant, cornhole tournament, inflatables and a pig kissing contest.

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


Sunday drama never disappoints at Masters

Sunday drama never disappoints at the Masters

April 09, 2018 | Mike Anthony Statesboro Herald | Local news


Taco Bell, IHOP locations raise $320,000 for military families

The Armed Forces Families Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping military families, announced on Wednesday that a total of $323,684 was ...

April 06, 2018 | Bryan County News | Local news


Richmond Hill approves comprehensive plan update

Richmond Hill's comprehensive plan, which will guide the city for the next decade, moved forward recently as city council voted to submit it for ...

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


April Yard of the Month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club's April Yard of the Month goes to Mike and Cheryl Frazier. Their yard is a beautiful oasis located next ...

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


City sets date for curbside collection of large items

As part of Georgia Cities Week, observed April 22-27, Richmond Hill will again offer curbside pickup of large items not normally picked up by city ...

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


Bryan County remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Donald Singleton remembers exactly where he was 50 years ago today when he heard that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated.

April 04, 2018 | Ted O'Neil | Local news


Bryan County Schools starting new student council

Increasing enrollment and a geographically split school district don't just impact teachers and administrators, but students as well.

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


Population, sea level seen as threats to coast

Population growth and impacts from sea level rise are major threats to the long term health of Georgia's coast, according to a collaborative report ...

April 02, 2018 | Special to the News | Local news


Top first responders recognized

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill recently honored the top public safety officers from each agency in South Bryan.

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


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