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Bryan County Commission approves borrow pit despite concerns

The first regularly scheduled Bryan County Commission meeting of 2016 got underway with a bang Tuesday in Pembroke, as commissioners approved a conditional-use permit to allow a 22-acre borrow pit on Oak Level Road despite the concerns of nearby residents.

January 16, 2016 | Staff report | News

Ribbon-cutting set for new Pembroke playground

A ribbon-cutting for the new city playground in Pembroke will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 91 Lanier St., according to an email from Mandy Toole, the city's recreation director.

December 29, 2015 | Special to the News | News

Obama to keep more troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced at the White House Thursday that he will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan through 2016 and a lesser number into 2017 to sustain coalition efforts to train and strengthen Afghan forces.

October 16, 2015 | By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity | News

Update: Traffic alerts for next week's work at I-95 and 17

Lane shifts and closures are set for next week as the contractor begins repairing the damaged overpass at Interstate 95 and Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.

October 09, 2015 | Staff report | News

Lawmaker doesn't expect gas tax hike

Congress has been on vacation for the last month, but get ready for a blitz of activity when the House and Senate reconvene this week on Capitol Hill.

September 05, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | News

Six injured in Fleming crash, including two toddlers

Six people were injured in a two-car accident Thursday evening, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.

July 23, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News

Store questions nearby land-use; rezoning OK'd

The Fleming Food Mart might get competition across Leroy Coffer Highway not far from the Bryan County line, and its owner isn't happy about that prospect.

July 03, 2015 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | News

Mourners pack Charleston arena for pastor’s funeral

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Lines of mourners began forming at the crack of dawn at TD Arena at the College of Charleston, not far from the Emanuel AME Church, where the Rev. and South Carolina Sen. Clementa Pinckney and eight others were gunned down last week.

June 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News

High court preserves all Affordable Care Act subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling Thursday, upheld the Affordable Care Act subsidies that have helped millions of Americans, including 412,000 Georgians, obtain insurance coverage.

June 25, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | News

Lawmaker opens Savannah office

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., cut the ribbon on his new district office in Savannah on Friday.

June 12, 2015 | Special to the News | News

Changes coming for utility payments

Richmond Hill residents and businesses will soon see a few changes in how they pay their utility bills.

June 05, 2015 | Paul Floeckher | News

Highway 144 roundabout work begins soon

Construction of a roundabout at Highway 144 and Belfast River Road is set to begin in early June, according to Bryan County Administrator Ben Taylor.

May 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | News

Pembroke seeks $25,000 playground grant

With a few computer clicks a day, the community could help the city of Pembroke obtain new playground equipment.

May 29, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | News

Governor comes out against pipeline

An Augusta television station is reporting that Gov. Nathan Deal has said the state will oppose plans by Kinder Morgan to bury a pipeline through Georgia, including Bryan and Liberty counties and the rest of the coast.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the News | News

Carter talks pipeline, ISIS, DC politics

The company hoping to build a pipeline through Coastal Georgia needs to make sure it does everything it can to protect the environment if its project is approved, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said during a Friday morning stop in Richmond Hill.

April 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | News

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Early neighborhood-safety survey results given at Pemboke Council meeting

Early results of a survey on safety are showing good feelings about security in Pembroke.

February 08, 2016 | Brent Zell | News


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