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Local students on state education advisory council

Local students on state education advisory council

Bryan County is one of a handful of counties in the state to have students on both the middle school and high school Student Advisory ...

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Choice of new RH police chief looms

Choice of new RH police chief looms

The Richmond Hill City Council could choose a new police chief as early as Tuesday, according to City Manager Chris Lovell.

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See you later, alligator (hunting)

See you later, alligator (hunting)

Even after seven years living in beautiful Coastal Georgia, I still have what I call my “Dorothy” moments when I say to my West Highland ...

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Chafin named chair of Georgia Economic Developers Association

Chafin named chair of Georgia Economic Developers Association

Anna Chafin, CEO of the Development Authority of Bryan County, was named chair of the Georgia Economic Developers Association at the group’s annual conference ...

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Troop 486 honors newest Eagle Scouts

Troop 486 honors newest Eagle Scouts

Austin Ervin and Garrett Franzel were recognized as Eagle Scouts by Troop 486 at a Court of Honor Tuesday night at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church.

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Search for new library site continues

Search for new library site continues

While county and city officials continue to look for a new site for the Richmond Hill Public Library, there is hope state money could be ...

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Coastal Electric promotes Hayes

Coastal Electric promotes Hayes

Coastal Electric Cooperative has announced Brian Hayes has been promoted to manager of engineering. He was previously distribution engineering coordinator.

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Students receive history lesson

Students receive history lesson

Fifth-graders at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School were paid a visit by re-enactor Dave Swinford last week to learn about the day-to-day life of ...

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J.F. Gregory upgrades continue; open house for new park

J.F. Gregory upgrades continue; open house for new park

Work is nearing completion on J.F. Gregory Park in preparation for the 2016 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, while an open house is planned for ...

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GSP investigating fatal motorcycle accident in Pembroke

GSP investigating fatal motorcycle accident in Pembroke

Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred in Pembroke around 11:15 a.m. Saturday.

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Fatal hit-and-run in North Bryan

Fatal hit-and-run in North Bryan

Georgia State Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred in North Bryan County early Monday morning that left a 19-year-old Savannah woman dead.

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BCS forms North Bryan Task Force ahead of school takeover vote

BCS forms North Bryan Task Force ahead of school takeover vote

Bryan County Schools has formed an education task force to promote more effective communication between the schools and community in North Bryan County.

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Pembroke men arrested in drug bust

Pembroke men arrested in drug bust

Two convicted felons from Pembroke, Jerome Lee, 37, and Javarra Vickers, 32, were arrested late Thursday in Savannah following a joint investigation by the Chatham-Savannah ...

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Ogeechee study still inconclusive

Ogeechee study still inconclusive

About halfway through a three-year project studying the Ogeechee River, Georgia Southern University researchers and their partners offered an update on their progress during a ...

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Updated: sep. 25, 2016 9:00 a.m.
School board opposes ballot amendment

School board opposes ballot amendment

The Bryan County Schools Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday night on a resolution opposing Georgia’s ballot question that seeks to create a statewide ...

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BCHS students bring art to life

BCHS students bring art to life

Students in Kim Kaiser’s art classes at Bryan County High School were inspired to create by two very different artists from two very different ...

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Drone reported within half-mile of aircraft

Drone reported within half-mile of aircraft

The Bryan County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the air traffic control tower at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport about 8 p.m ...

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Crabbing tourney raises $5,000 for Family Promise

Crabbing tourney raises $5,000 for Family Promise

The seventh annual Kids’ Crabbing Tournament Saturday at Fort McAllister Marina raised a total of $5,000 for Family Promise of Bryan County.

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RH council approves next step for town center

RH council approves next step for town center

The Richmond Hill City Council voted 3-0 Tuesday night to spend $692,000 on the next phase of developing its 51-acre “town center” site off ...

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Bryan County JROTC headed to competition

Bryan County JROTC headed to competition

The Bryan County High School JROTC will be one of 21 teams from 10 schools competing in Georgia Military College’s Raider Challenge this Saturday.

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Pembroke girl on Pinewood homecoming court

Pembroke girl on Pinewood homecoming court

Kendalyn Spacek, an eighth grader at Pinewood Christian Academy in Bellville, has been selected for the school’s homecoming court.

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Next Honor Flight Oct. 14-16

Next Honor Flight Oct. 14-16

Honor Flight Savannah will be taking WW II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans on a free trip to Washington, D.C., to visit their ...

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School board to seek input on new high school

School board to seek input on new high school

Bryan County Schools will hold three public forums in October to gather input as it moves forward in building new schools — including a new high ...

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Rayonier seeks $778,000 tax refund

Rayonier — the largest land owner in Bryan County — disagrees with its property taxes for 2010-2014 and is asking for a $778,140.92 refund, including ...

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Updated: sep. 16, 2016 1:42 p.m.
Four-vehicle accident closes Hwy. 144

Four-vehicle accident closes Hwy. 144

Highway 144 was closed for more than three hours after a four-vehicle accident near Rabbit Hill Road about 4:15 p.m. Thursday. At least ...

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RHHS homecoming parade, powder puff game

RHHS homecoming parade, powder puff game

Wildcat Drive was lined with vehicles and people as the Richmond Hill homecoming parade kicked off at 6 p.m. The parade was led by ...

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Updated: sep. 15, 2016 8:03 p.m.
Commissioners approve new fire station, receive audit

Commissioners approve new fire station, receive audit

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to spend $395,000 to replace fire station No. 2 on Daniel Siding Loop Road while also ...

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GOSF announces third national music act

GOSF announces third national music act

Aside from country music star Jerrod Niemann and Adam Wakefield of “The Voice,” the 2016 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival has announced that Jordan Fisher also ...

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English as a ‘second’ language keeps my co-workers laughing

English as a ‘second’ language keeps my co-workers laughing

With Labor Day well behind us, I have been having a very busy and very rewarding time working with Lesley Francis PR’s wonderful clients ...

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Updated: sep. 14, 2016 5:58 p.m.
Tropical Storm Julia: Here we go again?

Tropical Storm Julia: Here we go again?

Just two weeks after preparing for Tropical Storm Hermine, Bryan County is under a wind advisory and flash flood watch. Up to six inches of ...

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Three from RHHS National Merit semifinalists

Three from RHHS National Merit semifinalists

Richmond Hill seniors Braden Chapman, Mark Mondt and Mason Murphy have qualified as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, the National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced today. They ...

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Bryan County United Way aiming for $150,000

Bryan County United Way aiming for $150,000

Bryan County United Way is looking to raise $150,000 this year in its effort as part of the United Way of the Coastal Empire ...

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Updated: sep. 13, 2016 2:54 p.m.
Portion of Hwy. 144 closed Wednesday for Wounded Warrior cycling

Portion of Hwy. 144 closed Wednesday for Wounded Warrior cycling

A 13-mile stretch of westbound Highway 144 west of Highway 119 will be closed from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday as Winn Army ...

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Rotary, Game Changers donate to Girls on the Run

Rotary, Game Changers donate to Girls on the Run

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill on Monday made a $250 donation to Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia on behalf of the Georgia ...

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Updated: sep. 13, 2016 10:43 a.m.
Richmond Hill Montessori celebrates heroes

Richmond Hill Montessori celebrates heroes

Richmond Hill Montessori held its 3rd Annual Superhero for Heroes event Friday to honor the memory of 9-11 and raise money for the Georgia Child ...

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Richmond Hill natives pursue careers helping others

Richmond Hill natives pursue careers helping others

The Hoke siblings didn’t exactly plan for it, but all three have chosen paths as adults that involve helping others.

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Updated: sep. 12, 2016 10:39 a.m.
Thirty days left to register

Thirty days left to register

ATLANTA - Sunday marked one month until Georgia’s voter registration deadline, Secretary of State Brian Kemp encourages eligible individuals to apply now.

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Sunday morning events mark 9-11

Sunday morning events mark 9-11

Two gatherings of first responders in Bryan County Sunday morning marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Saturday afternoon just ducky in Pembroke

Saturday afternoon just ducky in Pembroke

When the historic Tos Theater in downtown Pembroke is refurbished, they might want to consider showing the Marx Brothers classic “Duck Soup” at the premiere.

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Bed race for those with no bed

Bed race for those with no bed

Family Promise of Bryan County raised about $3,000 Saturday from its 3rd Annual Bedspread Derby, held in the parking lot at First Baptist Church.

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Richmond Hill’s Myrick chosen for international photography show

Richmond Hill’s Myrick chosen for international photography show

Richmond Hill-based custom photographer Megan Myrick was recently honored by the Professional Photographers of America when four of her images were chosen for the entity ...

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September events at Fort McAllister

September events at Fort McAllister

Little Brown Bat Hike, 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 15, $2 program fee plus $5 park pass

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Seafood Fest rounding out entertainment schedule

Seafood Fest rounding out entertainment schedule

The entertainment schedule for the 2016 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival Oct. 14-16 is almost complete, with another announcement of a nationally recognized performer to come ...

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North Bryan gets water, road grants

North Bryan gets water, road grants

The city of Pembroke is one of 74 communities in Georgia that will receive some $37.7 million in federal assistance, Gov. Nathan Deal announced ...

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Sept. 14 job fair draws 20 employers

Sept. 14 job fair draws 20 employers

A countywide job fair Sept. 14 has 20 employers signed up so far.

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County finance director applies for Florida job

County finance director applies for Florida job

Bryan County Finance Director John Grotheer is one of 22 people who have applied to be the next administrator of Jackson County in northwest Florida.

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Fake money making the rounds again

Fake money making the rounds again

The Richmond Hill Police Department is warning residents to be aware of fake money circulating in the area for the second time in two months.

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9-11 memorials planned for Sunday

9-11 memorials planned for Sunday

Bryan County Emergency Services and the city of Richmond Hill will mark the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks with events Sunday morning.

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Crabbing tournament to benefit Family Promise

Crabbing tournament to benefit Family Promise

The seventh annual Kids’ Crabbing Tourney, presented by Salt Cured Foundation, will be held at Ft. McAllister Marina on Sept. 17, with proceeds being donated ...

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RHFD rating improves, homeowners to save

RHFD rating improves, homeowners to save

The city of Richmond Hill expects homeowners to save an average of $181 a year in insurance costs after its ISO rating dropped from Class ...

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