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Bryan Co. Job Fair set for Sept. 27

Those in the market for a new job can see all that Bryan County has to offer Sept. 27 during the Bryan County Job Fair ...

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Updated: sep. 21, 2017 5:17 p.m.
Bryan County man running for state school superintendent

Bryan County man running for state school superintendent

Richmond Hill resident Otha Thornton has announced his candidacy for Georgia state school superintendent.

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County approves new plats; talks home-based businesses

County approves new plats; talks home-based businesses

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners Wednesday night approved three projects for Waterways Township, including 179 new homes and a road.

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Pembroke gym named for Foxworth

Pembroke gym named for Foxworth

The late George Mikell “Mike” Foxworth loved sports and the kids who played them.

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City denies church LED sign request

City denies church LED sign request

The Richmond Hill City Council Tuesday night unanimously denied a variance request to its sign ordinance to allow a local church to install an LED ...

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Pembroke discusses nightly curfew enforcement

Pembroke discusses nightly curfew enforcement

Pembroke Mayor Judy Cook raised concerns during the City Council meeting Monday about juveniles breaking curfew.

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Updated: sep. 20, 2017 7:21 a.m.
Bryan County Raiders do well at Metter

Bryan County Raiders do well at Metter

The Bryan County High School JROTC Raiders attended a meet at Metter High School Saturday, with the girls’ team capturing first place and the boys ...

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Updated: sep. 19, 2017 2:39 p.m.
Bryan County victim of check fraud

Bryan County victim of check fraud

Authorities are trying to determine the root of a check cashing scheme that has drained $21,000 from the Bryan County Tax Commissioner's bank ...

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Job fair slated for Sept. 27

Job fair slated for Sept. 27

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, the Development Authority of Bryan County (DABC) and the North Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host ...

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Bryan County United Way Kickoff Sept. 28

Bryan County United Way Kickoff Sept. 28

The United Way of the Coastal Empire’s Bryan County Campaign Kickoff has been rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28, from 11:45 a.m.-1 ...

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Daniel Defense wins safety award

Daniel Defense wins safety award

Daniel Defense was recently selected to receive the 2017 Presidents Award for Overall EHS Performance by the Georgia Department of Labor and American Society of ...

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Updated: sep. 18, 2017 11:40 a.m.
Has ‘It’ come to Bryan County?

Has ‘It’ come to Bryan County?

A South Bryan woman told deputies Sunday evening that a man wearing a clown mask drove past her and her daughter on Highway 144 near ...

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Rabid cat caught in Richmond Hill

The Bryan County Health Department reports that a rabid cat, which bit one person and scratched another, was captured Monday in the Crossroads intersection area.

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Agencies made sure homeless had a place to go during Irma

Agencies made sure homeless had a place to go during Irma

As thousands of area residents sought safer ground from the impending storm Irma, a smaller, but more vulnerable group – the homeless – may have been asking ...

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Boil water advisory in effect for some Bryan County systems

Boil water advisory in effect for some Bryan County systems

From an abundance of caution, a boil water advisory (BWA) remains in effect for the following water systems, reports Water Utility Management.

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Thursday morning power outage report

Thursday morning power outage report

Fewer than 250 customers in Bryan County remained without power this morning.

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Bryan County News owner earns top award at SNPA annual meeting

Bryan County News owner earns top award at SNPA annual meeting

Charles H. Morris Sr., president and CEO of Morris Multimedia Inc., which owns the Bryan County News, was named the recipient of the 2017 Frank ...

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Georgia Southern to reopen

University administrators and safety personnel have assessed the condition of the Georgia Southern University campus in Statesboro after Hurricane Irma and have been in contact ...

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Wednesday morning power outage update

Wednesday morning power outage update

About 1,300 Bryan County customers remain without power this morning, down from 3,900 Tuesday morning.

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Hurricane Irma: Timeline and photos

Hurricane Irma: Timeline and photos

Hurricane Irma first caught the attention of Bryan County and Coastal Georgia on Aug. 31 as it formed in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean.

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Updated: sep. 12, 2017 3:10 p.m.


What to do with your trash

Now that South Bryan County residents are welcome to come back home, here is some important information once they get there.

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Updated: sep. 12, 2017 12:25 p.m.


Residents free to return

South Bryan County residents, including the city of Richmond Hill, are free to return immediately. The decision was announced at 11 a.m. by Richmond ...

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UPDATED: List of Bryan County businesses opening today

Some businesses around Bryan County are beginning to reopen as power is restored. We'll continue to update this page as more information becomes available.

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Updated: sep. 12, 2017 10:38 a.m.


Tuesday morning power outage update

Some 3,900 Bryan County customers remain without power this morning, down from about 4,800 Monday night.

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Updated: sep. 12, 2017 9:42 a.m.
Monday night power outage update

Monday night power outage update

Utility crews have been working since noon to restore power to Bryan County customers.

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Updated: sep. 11, 2017 8:07 p.m.


Damage assessment teams now out sweeping Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield

The installation stay-behind public works and emergency services personnel are now beginning damage assessment from Irma across Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to ...

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Damage being assessed post-Irma

Damage being assessed post-Irma

Power crews, first responders and clean-up crews were out and about across Bryan County assessing damage and trying to restore electrical power after tropical storm ...

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Coastal Electric: 16,404 without power but damage not as bad as Matthew

Coastal Electric: 16,404 without power but damage not as bad as Matthew

More than 16,400 people in Coastal Electric’s four-county coverage area are without power, spokesman Mark Bolton said Monday as wind and rain from ...

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Bryan County Schools to stay closed through Wednesday

Bryan County Schools to stay closed through Wednesday

Bryan County Schools will stay closed through Wednesday, the system announced Monday. 

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Noon update on power outages, local forecast

Noon update on power outages, local forecast

Widespread power outages are being reported by the area's three utility companies serving Bryan, Liberty and Long counties.

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Events like this 'bring us closer'

Events like this 'bring us closer'

Alex Floyd has long used Facebook to promote Pembroke.

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Evacuation stories Part 2: Family reunion

Evacuation stories Part 2: Family reunion

After posting our story Sunday documenting decisions by local residents to leave or stay in the wake of Irma, we heard from additional folks who ...

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Hurricane Irma: Monday update

Hurricane Irma: Monday update

Tropical storm force winds of between 39 and 74 mph continue to impact Bryan County as Hurricane Irma moves from Florida into Georgia.

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Irma evacuation decision not an easy one for Bryan County residents

Should I stay or should I go?

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Updated: sep. 10, 2017 4:43 p.m.
Schools still monitoring storm

Schools still monitoring storm

Bryan County Schools officials say they continue to monitor Hurricane Irma's impacts on the area, but have not made a decision yet beyond Tuesday.

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Irma can still pack a punch here

Irma can still pack a punch here

After unleashing life-threatening conditions across Florida, Irma will make a beeline for the Southeast early this week, leading to severe flooding problems from Georgia and ...

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Hurricane Irma: Sunday update

Hurricane Irma: Sunday update

Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys this morning as a Category 4 storm and continues its westerly shift. It is expected to approach the Georgia ...

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Hurricane Irma: Saturday update

Hurricane Irma: Saturday update

Hurricane Irma hit Cuba this morning as a Category 5 storm and is heading toward the Florida Keys. Forecasts show it turning north and heading ...

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Pembroke: No evacuation at this time

Pembroke: No evacuation at this time

The city of Pembroke has announced that as of Friday evening residents there are not under a mandatory or voluntary evacuation order.

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A message from the Bryan County News general manager

A message from the Bryan County News general manager

Dear Bryan County residents, 

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Grocers open today

Grocers open today

Local grocery stores are still open today if you need items for evacuation or plan to ride out Hurricane Irma at home.

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Locals split on evacuating

Locals split on evacuating

Don Lusk was cutting his grass Friday morning ahead of the rain and wind that Hurricane Irma will bring. Whether or not he and his ...

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Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield to evacuate today at 5 p.m.

The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army airfield senior commander ordered an evacuation of both installations Thursday evening. The evacuation order goes into effect 5 p.m. today.

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More closures ahead of evacuation

More closures ahead of evacuation

As Hurricane Irma makes its way toward Florida and potentially Bryan County, area agencies and offices are taking pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety and ...

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Schools closed through Tuesday at minimum

Schools closed through Tuesday at minimum

Bryan County Schools Superintendent Paul Brooksher has announced that schools will be closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday due to the possible impacts of Hurricane Irma.

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Women’s Empowerment group organizing first meeting

A new program, called Women’s Empowerment is being offered by Bryan County Community Services beginning in October.

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Irma evacuation order could come Saturday

Irma evacuation order could come Saturday

Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell said a mandatory evacuation could come as early as Saturday if Hurricane Irma remains on a path toward ...

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Updated: sep. 07, 2017 6:41 a.m.


Deal declares state of emergency ahead of Irma

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued a state of emergency ...

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Pembroke officials preparing ahead of Irma

Pembroke officials preparing ahead of Irma

As Hurricane Irma approaches the U.S., Pembroke officials are “preparing for the worst and hoping for the best” and urging residents to the do ...

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Hurricane Irma: Wednesday update

Hurricane Irma: Wednesday update

Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 as it moves through Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, is expected to be a Category 4 storm when it ...

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