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Exit 87 reopens, lanes remain closed after truck mishap

Exit 87 reopens, lanes remain closed after truck mishap

The exit 87 off ramp from Interstate 95 south in Richmond Hill reopened around 9 p.m. Thursday, about 11 hours after a tractor trailer struck the I-95 overpass.

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Updated: jul. 03, 2015 12:45 a.m.
Little reaction here to same-sex marriage

Little reaction here to same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision Friday that same-sex couples can marry nationwide has, at least on the surface, drawn little reaction in Bryan County.

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Fire officials concerned over new law

Fire officials concerned over new law

Under a new state law that went into effect Wednesday, Georgians are no longer limited to having only sparkler-type illuminations.

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Georgia Southern likely to lose its president

Georgia Southern likely to lose its president

STATESBORO — Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.

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Rotarian of Year earned by Merritt

Rotarian of Year earned by Merritt

The week before Christmas last year, Teresa Merritt hosted the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill’s first Military Night Out at her local dance studio.

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Community goes extra mile in Murphy McKeel's memory

Community goes extra mile in Murphy McKeel's memory

The McKeel family was able to visit Richmond Hill for only a few hours this weekend, but the memory will last a lifetime.

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Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate rises to 5.9 percent in May

Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate rises to 5.9 percent in May

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate for May was 5.9 percent, up 0.5 percentage point from 5.4 percent in April. The rate in May 2014 was 7.1 percent.

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Bryan County offering several ways to celebrate the Fourth

Bryan County offering several ways to celebrate the Fourth

A community picnic, a car show, live entertainment, historical re-enactments and, of course, fireworks are among the ways America’s independence will be celebrated around Bryan County.

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Richmond Hill signs off on wastewater treatment loan

Richmond Hill signs off on wastewater treatment loan

The city of Richmond Hill put the final touch Monday on the $23.5 million loan it is receiving to build the new Sterling Creek wastewater treatment facility.

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Appeal filed in wrongful-death lawsuit

Appeal filed in wrongful-death lawsuit

A wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers is now headed to the Georgia Court of Appeals.

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Updated: jun. 22, 2015 2:16 p.m.
‘We overcome evil with good’

‘We overcome evil with good’

One by one, people took the pulpit at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill to do the one thing they all could for the people of Charleston, South Carolina — pray.

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City downplays sewage spill

City downplays sewage spill

A recent discharge at Richmond Hill’s Sterling Creek wastewater treatment plant was termed a “major spill,” but city and state officials claim it is no cause for alarm.

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Updated: jun. 19, 2015 7:00 a.m.
DNR hears from public on possible license fee increases

DNR hears from public on possible license fee increases

A scattering of people from Bryan and surrounding counties turned out Wednesday for a public forum on potential cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses in Georgia.

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Kinder Morgan appeals state denial of Palmetto Pipeline

Kinder Morgan appeals state denial of Palmetto Pipeline

Kinder Morgan has appealed the Georgia Department of Transportation’s denial of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the proposed Palmetto Pipeline, which would go through coastal Georgia.

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Pembroke wins grant for new playground equipment

Pembroke wins grant for new playground equipment

The small city of Pembroke got a big response from the community to receive a grant toward new playground equipment.

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Richmond Hill approves earlier utility bill deadlines

Richmond Hill approves earlier utility bill deadlines

Starting next month, a utility bill in the city of Richmond Hill will come with an earlier deadline to pay it.

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Empty home on Fort Stewart burns

Empty home on Fort Stewart burns

A vacant home in North Bryan Village on Fort Stewart caught fire early Wednesday morning, post spokesman Kevin Larson said.

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Ga. high court: No buffer required between developments and wetlands

Ga. high court: No buffer required between developments and wetlands

In a high-profile environmental case that has important repercussions for coastal Georgia, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the 25-foot buffer required by state law between development projects and the banks of waterways generally does not apply to marshes and wetlands.

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Trail to be dedicated in Murphy McKeel's memory

Trail to be dedicated in Murphy McKeel's memory

Erica McKeel stays busy with her 18-month-old and 7-month-old daughters, and she’s also in the midst of moving from Kansas to Texas.

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Georgia announces smoked-salmon recall

Georgia announces smoked-salmon recall

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain packaged smoked salmon products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to consumers.

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Georgia announces pet-food recall

Georgia announces pet-food recall

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black alerted Georgians to the recall of certain Ainsworth pet food products that are sold in Georgia for potential health risk to cats.

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Bryan County raises fee for unsightly property

Bryan County raises fee for unsightly property

Bryan County residents now will face stiffer penalties for not keeping their property tidy.

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Bryan County Family Connection gives thanks

Bryan County Family Connection gives thanks

Rebecca Swope couldn’t help choking up as soon as she took the podium Thursday at Bryan County Family Connection’s appreciation luncheon.

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Deal expands highway-safety enforcement efforts

Deal expands highway-safety enforcement efforts

A chain-reaction crash that claimed the lives of five Georgia Southern University nursing students on April 22 is still fresh on people’s minds.

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Vietnam veterans will be welcomed home at Fort Stewart ceremony

Vietnam veterans will be welcomed home at Fort Stewart ceremony

Vietnam War veterans of all services will receive something most did not get some 50 years ago when they returned from combat — a welcome home ceremony — Friday, June 19, at Fort Stewart’s Cottrell Field.

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