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Archaeologists find 16th century fort on S.C. island

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — Located near the town of Beaufort, Parris Island holds more than the dreams of future Marines — it contains the remains of ...

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Updated: aug. 28, 2016 7:00 a.m.
Storm unlikely; rain possible

Storm unlikely; rain possible

With four systems that could develop into tropical storms, officials are on alert but are downplaying concern for Coastal Georgia.

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GOSF filling up Saturday entertainment

GOSF filling up Saturday entertainment

Aside from this morning’s big announcement that Jerrod Niemann and Adam Wakefield will be the headliner and opening act, respectively, on Oct. 15 for ...

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Updated: aug. 26, 2016 10:51 a.m.
Jerrod Niemann to headline GOSF; Adam Wakefield to open

Jerrod Niemann to headline GOSF; Adam Wakefield to open

Country music star Jerrod Niemann will headline the 2016 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival while Adam Wakefield, runner-up on the spring season of “The Voice,” will ...

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North Bryan charter school withdraws application, will reapply in 2017

North Bryan charter school withdraws application, will reapply in 2017

The board of directors of a proposed charter public school in north Bryan County has withdrawn its application to the Georgia State Charter Schools Commission ...

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Fish Tales buys Fort McAllister Marina

Fish Tales buys Fort McAllister Marina

Fish Tales restaurant and the adjacent Fort McAllister Marina are one in the same in many people’s minds, and now they are legally, too.

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Ogeechee Riverkeeper celebrates successful year

Ogeechee Riverkeeper celebrates successful year

Ogeechee Riverkeeper held its annual meeting and awards ceremony recently as more than 100 guests packed a banquet room overlooking the organization’s namesake at ...

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Richmond Hill DDA looking at business attraction

Richmond Hill DDA looking at business attraction

The Richmond Hill Downtown Development Authority plans to use data collected by a national consulting firm to attract more national retail business and restaurants to ...

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Pembroke duck race to benefit historic Tos Theater

Pembroke duck race to benefit historic Tos Theater

Duck season opened early in Pembroke this year. But don’t grab your shotgun just yet, these ducks don’t fly, they float!

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No riding on floats in high school homecoming parades

No riding on floats in high school homecoming parades

(Editor’s note: This story has been updated from its original version.)

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Updated: aug. 19, 2016 6:33 p.m.
BCHS graduation could move to Savannah

BCHS graduation could move to Savannah

Bryan County High School’s 2017 commencement ceremony could be held at the Savannah Civic Center, according to school district officials.

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Health Department holding town hall meetings

Health Department holding town hall meetings

The Coastal Health District and Bryan County Health Department will hold two town hall meetings next week for the purpose of gaining an understanding of ...

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Glow run Sept. 17 to benefit transplant patient

Glow run Sept. 17 to benefit transplant patient

It’s been more than a year since Timmy Shuman of Richmond Hill received a liver and kidney transplant, but there are still bills to ...

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Stewart Guardian 16 on Stewart, HAAF

Stewart Guardian 16 on Stewart, HAAF

Personnel on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are conducting an emergency response exercise this week called Stewart Guardian 16, according to Army spokesman Kevin ...

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Stewart Guardian 16 on Stewart, HAAF

Stewart Guardian 16 on Stewart, HAAF

Personnel on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are conducting an emergency response exercise this week called Stewart Guardian 16, according to Army spokesman Kevin ...

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Bomb squad called in over suspicious item

Bomb squad called in over suspicious item

A woman on Lewis Drive alerted the Richmond Hill Police Department Monday after she saw a briefcase that did not belong to her in her ...

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Updated: aug. 17, 2016 4:39 p.m.
Teachers invited to apply for Bright Ideas grants

Teachers invited to apply for Bright Ideas grants

Coastal Electric Cooperative invites teachers in Richmond Hill-area schools to apply for local innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000. The program, called Bright ...

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Controversial amphitheater gone, rental fee to follow

Controversial amphitheater gone, rental fee to follow

The amphitheater in J.F. Gregory Park is gone, and the portion of the city ordinance that sets the rental fee for it will also ...

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Bryan County job fair Sept. 14

Bryan County job fair Sept. 14

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

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Detour in Pembroke this week for GDOT work

Detour in Pembroke this week for GDOT work

North Main Street in Pembroke will be closed between Smith Street and Burkhalter Street today through Friday while a drainage pipe is replaced, according to ...

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Bryan County unveils new website

Bryan County unveils new website

Bryan County commissioners got their first look at the county’s new website at their Aug. 9 meeting.

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Savannah Christian Church is now Compassion Christian

Savannah Christian Church is now Compassion Christian

Savannah Christian Church will become Compassion Christian Church as of this Sunday.

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Health district gets new director

Health district gets new director

SAVANNAH — Diane Z. Weems, M.D., who has served as health director of the Coastal Health District forthree years, retired at the end of last ...

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Updated: aug. 12, 2016 10:30 a.m.
BCHS engineering students get revamped classroom

BCHS engineering students get revamped classroom

A 3-D printer, robotics floor and drones. Those are just some of the tools available to students in Bryan County High School’s revamped engineering ...

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Congressman Carter back in Bryan County

Congressman Carter back in Bryan County

Congressman Buddy Carter was back in Bryan County Thursday, just eight days after hosting a town hall meeting at the county’s administration building south ...

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Busy August at Fort McAllister

Busy August at Fort McAllister

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Updated: aug. 11, 2016 9:34 a.m.
Growing swim club looks for new home; Y could announce new location soon

Growing swim club looks for new home; Y could announce new location soon

A growing and successful Richmond Hill Swim Club is looking for a new home.

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County sets millage rate, approves Hwy. 144 subdivision

County sets millage rate, approves Hwy. 144 subdivision

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night set the 2016 millage rate and approved a subdivision on Highway 144 near Fort McAllister Road that ...

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Richmond Hill PD receives pet emergency kits

Richmond Hill PD receives pet emergency kits

Camy Thumwood, owner of Pet Alert, donated four Emergency Pet Assistance Kits (EPAK) to the Richmond Hill Police Department Tuesday to help officers assist pets ...

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Pembroke moving ahead with projects

Pembroke moving ahead with projects

The Pembroke City Council held a workshop Monday night to discuss plans for moving ahead with the former Bryan County Elementary School and playground.

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Updated: aug. 09, 2016 3:30 p.m.
Drug court gets recertified

Drug court gets recertified

The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Drug Court has been certified by the Council of Accountability Court Judges, according to Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart.

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Updated: aug. 09, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Satellite survey shows decline in salt marshes

Satellite survey shows decline in salt marshes

SAPELO ISLAND — Scientists at the University of Georgia’s Marine Institute at Sapelo Island have found that the amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast ...

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Circuit establishes veterans court

Circuit establishes veterans court

The Atlantic Judicial Circuit has received funding to establish a Veterans Treatment Court.

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Bryan County goes back to school

Bryan County goes back to school

As Randy Newman’s “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” played over loudspeakers, representatives of Bryan County Emergency Services, the military and the South ...

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