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Church celebrates opening of new ministry center

Church celebrates opening of new ministry center

Richmond Hill United Methodist Church on Sunday hosted a consecration service and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the new Dr. Glenn Martin Ministry ...

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Hill on Wheels moving to new location

Hill on Wheels moving to new location

Hill on Wheels Bike Shop as of 10 a.m. Thursday will be located in the Shoppes of Richmond Hill at 9701 Ford Avenue, also ...

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Daniel Defense opens new facility

Daniel Defense opens new facility

North Bryan firearms maker Daniel Defense held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to celebrate the opening of a new manufacturing facility at its Black Creek ...

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Updated: may. 21, 2018 12:41 p.m.
Local students earn $20,000 in scholarships

Local students earn $20,000 in scholarships

Four Richmond Hill High School seniors recently won a combined $20,000 in scholarships for demonstrating the Touchstone Energy values of integrity, accountability, innovation and ...

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Aspen Dental offers free care to vets June 9

Aspen Dental offers free care to vets June 9

Thousands of veterans will receive free dental care June 9, when dentists and their teams from nearly 450 Aspen Dental-branded practices in 37 states open ...

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Updated: may. 21, 2018 10:23 a.m.
Graduation day

Graduation day

Bryan County High School got the early shift. Richmond Hill High School followed in the afternoon. 

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Don't let beetles get better of your sweaters

Don't let beetles get better of your sweaters

It is really starting to warmup outside, and it seems like it is really time to finally put away the cold weather attire. If you ...

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Updated: may. 18, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Shingles vaccine offered at Health Dept.

Shingles vaccine offered at Health Dept.

Health departments in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties are offering Shingrix, a new vaccine to help protect against shingles.

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Updated: may. 18, 2018 10:30 a.m.
Lane closures set for I-16

Lane closures set for I-16

PEMBROKE – Drivers on I-16 next week should prepare for delays as the Georgia Department of Transportation prepares for a lane closure in North Bryan.

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Updated: may. 18, 2018 7:00 a.m.
Bryan community health clinic to be in Pembroke

Bryan community health clinic to be in Pembroke

Georgia’s state legislature has approved $250,000 to put a community health center in Pembroke, officials say.

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Democrats face congressional choice

Democrats face congressional choice

Lisa Ring of Richmond Hill and Barbara Seidman of Waycross are vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter for ...

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Parker’s donates $5,200 to Bryan County Schools

Parker’s donates $5,200 to Bryan County Schools

Parker’s recently donated $5,200 to Bryan County Schools as part of the company’s Fueling the Community charitable initiative, which donates a portion ...

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Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert announced Wednesday he will step down effective

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert announced Wednesday he will step down effective

According to the Statesboro Herald, Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert announced Wednesday he will step down effective June 30, to pursue other opportunities. Hebert ...

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Traffic troubles turn on TSPLOST Tuesday

Traffic troubles turn on TSPLOST Tuesday

With no contested local races on the primary ballot, officials are hoping traffic issues will be enough to get voters to the polls.

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Health departments offering new shingles vaccine

Health departments offering new shingles vaccine

Health departments in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties are now offering Shingrix, a new vaccine to help protect against shingles.

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Several new bills signed into law

Several new bills signed into law

When the Georgia General Assembly concluded its legislative session at the end of March, a litany of bills passed over to Gov. Nathan Deal’s ...

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City council meeting postponed

City council meeting postponed

The Richmond Hill City Council meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight has been postponed until 7:30 p.m. May 22.

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Rain for the coastal plain?

Rain for the coastal plain?

Some tropical weather is expected to climb out of the Gulf of Mexico, bringing much-needed rain and the possibility of thunderstorms tonight and continuing through ...

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Odom named Exchange Club Student of the Year

Odom named Exchange Club Student of the Year

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill recently named Caroline Odom as its Student of the Year.

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Georgia Tourism promotes MLK Trail

Georgia Tourism promotes MLK Trail

Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, recently announced the Georgia’s Footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Trail, which ...

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Updated: may. 13, 2018 5:30 a.m.
Exchange Club fishing derby set for Sept. 22

Exchange Club fishing derby set for Sept. 22

After a one-year hiatus, the Exchange Club youth fishing derby has been set for Sept. 22 at the DNR facility on Ford Avenue.

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What to do when tomato plants wilt

What to do when tomato plants wilt

If there is one word that strikes fear in the hearts of tomato gardeners, that word is "wilt." Imagine a long season of hard work ...

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Updated: may. 10, 2018 6:30 p.m.
Property transfers for May 10

Property transfers for May 10

Property transfers filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Courts recently include:

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Updated: may. 10, 2018 6:00 p.m.
Coding class offered at Georgia Tech-Savannah

Coding class offered at Georgia Tech-Savannah

Georgia Tech-Savannah’s Coding Boot Camp will host a demo day for graduating students to show off their work to area employers from 5-7 p ...

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Updated: may. 10, 2018 2:00 p.m.
RHHS holds ‘future educator’ signing day

RHHS holds ‘future educator’ signing day

High schools hold signing days for students who are talented enough to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level all the time.

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County rezones land for North Bryan truck stop

County rezones land for North Bryan truck stop

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night approved rezoning 20 acres at I-16 and Highway 280 at the request of Oklahoma-based Love’s Travel ...

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THOSE WHO SERVED: Helping others a way of life for Army vet, Re-Entry Coalition director Daisy Jones

THOSE WHO SERVED: Helping others a way of life for Army vet, Re-Entry Coalition director Daisy Jones

Editor’s note: If you know a veteran who should be included in this series, please email Mark Swendra. 

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Updated: may. 09, 2018 1:00 a.m.
Procurement fraud prosecutions recover $7M

Procurement fraud prosecutions recover $7M

As part of a new emphasis on procurement fraud enforcement within the Southern District of Georgia, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern ...

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Updated: may. 08, 2018 4:00 p.m.
Charles 'Chuck' Ware dies at age 88

Charles 'Chuck' Ware dies at age 88

Charles "Chuck" Ware, a legislative advocate for seniors in Georgia, died April 24 at the age of 88. 

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Carter seeks veteran for district office position

Carter seeks veteran for district office position

Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter, R-Ga., is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a two-year paid fellowship in his Savannah or Brunswick ...

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RHMS science program gets another boost

RHMS science program gets another boost

The STEM program at Richmond Hill Middle School continues to excel, this time in the form of a grant associated with national recognition for a ...

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RHFD gets new vehicle, Firehouse Subs grant

RHFD gets new vehicle, Firehouse Subs grant

The Richmond Hill Fire Department put a new vehicle into service Monday and also recently received a grant of almost $21,000 from Firehouse Subs.

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Body recovered from Ogeechee River

The body of a man who went missing during a canoe trip on the Ogeechee River Sunday afternoon was found Thursday.

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Wildfire breaks out in South Bryan

Wildfire breaks out in South Bryan

Multiple agencies are battling a wildfire off Belfast Keller Road on both sides of the CSX railroad tracks that extends all the way to Liberty ...

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C-130 crashes near Highway 21

C-130 crashes near Highway 21

Chatham County emergency officials are responding to an airplane crash near Highway 21 and Crossgate Road that occurred late Wednesday morning.

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Updated: may. 02, 2018 12:54 p.m.
City buys equipment, addresses zoning issues

City buys equipment, addresses zoning issues

Richmond Hill City Council Tuesday night purchased more than $201,000 worth of equipment for its police department and addressed several zoning issues.

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Road work on I-95 continues

Road work on I-95 continues

Ongoing road work continues this week along parts of I-95 in Chatham and Liberty counties. Drivers are urged to use caution when driving through construction ...

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Panel sheds light on Bryan County opioid crisis

Panel sheds light on Bryan County opioid crisis

The numbers are staggering and the impact even greater when it comes to opioid abuse in Bryan County.

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Simon named BCES ‘Employee of the Quarter’

Simon named BCES ‘Employee of the Quarter’

Firefighter/EMTB Sarah Simon has been named Bryan County Emergency Services “Employee of the Quarter” for the first quarter of 2018.

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