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Inmate escapes from Henderson Park

Inmate escapes from Henderson Park

A Georgia state prisoner assigned to a work detail at DeVaul Henderson Park — next to McAllister Elementary School — escaped briefly on Aug. 8, the day ...

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FBI searching for armed bank robber

FBI searching for armed bank robber

The FBI is searching for the man responsible for two armed robberies on July 25 and Aug. 8 of the Wells Fargo Bank at 10422 ...

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38 Special to headline GOSF

38 Special to headline GOSF

Hold on loosely, because 38 Special will be rockin into the night at the 2017 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.

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County forum tackles growth issues

County forum tackles growth issues

More than 100 people attended Monday night’s forum to discuss growth — particularly in South Bryan County — and learn more about what county officials are ...

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Rip currents possible from Hurricane Gert

Rip currents possible from Hurricane Gert

Tropical storm Gert surged late Monday to become the second hurricane of the Atlantic season, the National Hurricane Center said. Although there is no direct ...

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Schools release more eclipse details

Schools release more eclipse details

For those who still may feel “in the dark” about how Bryan County Schools will handle Monday’s solar eclipse, here are the latest details.

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County denies townhome development

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted down Tuesday a request to rezone nearly 16 acres off Belfast River Road to allow for townhomes ...

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County Commission heats up over utility talks

Bryan County Commissioner Brad Brookshire didn't hold back at Tuesday's commission meeting in Richmond Hill when he told the board that "we are ...

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Veteran journalist joins News staff

Veteran journalist joins News staff

Eager to return to his love of reporting, longtime Morris Multimedia/Morris Technology employee Mark Swendra has joined the Coastal Courier and Bryan County News ...

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Bryan County News to host Business After Hours

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, hosted by ...

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Updated: aug. 13, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Property transfers for Aug. 10

Property transfers for Aug. 10

Property transfers through Aug. 8 that were filed in the Bryan County Clerk of Courts office:

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Updated: aug. 11, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Health care dominates Carter town hall

Health care dominates Carter town hall

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said Thursday’s town hall meeting at the South Bryan County Administration Building was a chance to hear from constituents.

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GPA tops 2.85M tons in July

GPA tops 2.85M tons in July

The Georgia Ports Authority moved 2.33 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) for the calendar year through July, up 10.8 percent, or an ...

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Updated: aug. 11, 2017 7:00 a.m.


Dick's now hiring for Pooler location

Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced it is now hiring for its location opening soon in Pooler.

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Broke down motorist robbed at gunpoint

Broke down motorist robbed at gunpoint

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

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Updated: aug. 10, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Running for health

Running for health

Growing up, Sara Maltby wasn’t into sports, or fitness in general. That can be difficult when you have severe asthma.

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Updated: aug. 10, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Running for lunch money

Running for lunch money

Pay it forward. It’s sometimes an overused cliché.

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Updated: aug. 10, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Historic reunion for members of PCA's 1977 class

Historic reunion for members of PCA's 1977 class

Forty-seven years ago, Elizabeth “Liz” Strickland began riding a bus from Pembroke to Bellville in neighboring Evans County, and then riding it back home again.

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Bryan County Schools to delay dismissal for eclipse

Bryan County Schools to delay dismissal for eclipse

Some nearby school systems have cancelled classes Aug. 21, the day of the solar eclipse.

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Blood donations urgently needed as summer ends

The American Red Cross is urging blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.

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Free GED classes available at Bryan libraries

Bryan County Public Libraries is now offering free GED classes. Registration for new students will be Aug. 15-17 at the Pembroke Library, 1018 Camellia Drive ...

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Carter hosting town hall meetings

Carter hosting town hall meetings

Congressman Buddy Carter will host nine town hall meetings across the First District this week, including one Thursday in South Bryan County.

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Updated: aug. 06, 2017 3:29 p.m.


Property transfers for Aug. 3

Property transfers recorded in the Bryan County Clerk of Courts office through July 26 included:

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Updated: aug. 04, 2017 7:30 p.m.


Leadership Bryan now taking nominations for 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for next year’s Leadership Bryan, a countywide program designed to bring together a diverse group of potential leaders and ...

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'Drive-by shooting' may have been in drug user's mind

'Drive-by shooting' may have been in drug user's mind

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

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Updated: aug. 04, 2017 6:00 a.m.
RH lowers millage rate again

RH lowers millage rate again

The Richmond Hill City Council voted Tuesday night to lower its millage rate for the second consecutive year.

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RHPD conducts traffic checkpoint

RHPD conducts traffic checkpoint

An illegal gun and drugs were among the items seized during a traffic safety checkpoint conducted recently by the Richmond Hill Police Department and other ...

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County begins planning update

County begins planning update

The Bryan County Planning and Zoning Commission will spend the next several months reshaping the county’s comprehensive land use plan that is supposed to ...

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Updated: aug. 02, 2017 7:52 a.m.
Second Dem enters Congressional race

Second Dem enters Congressional race

A second Bryan County Democrat has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District of Georgia.

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Updated: aug. 01, 2017 9:05 a.m.
Storm not expected to cause problems here

Storm not expected to cause problems here

Tropical Storm Emily is not expected to have much effect on Coastal Georgia, according to weather forecasters.

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State NAACP head resigns to run for office

State NAACP head resigns to run for office

After stepping down July 22 as president of the Georgia State Conference NAACP, a post he held for almost four years, Statesboro attorney and minister ...

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State awards contract for road work

State awards contract for road work

ATLANTA — Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, announced two Georgia Department of Transportation contracts, worth more than $1.8 million, for projects to address bridge rehabilitation, signing ...

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Updated: jul. 30, 2017 10:25 a.m.
Ports Authority marks busiest June, record year

Ports Authority marks busiest June, record year

At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes.

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Updated: jul. 29, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Mediation center gets new leadership

Mediation center gets new leadership

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire has unveiled plans and initiatives under new leadership as it marks 31 years of cutting the emotional and ...

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Updated: jul. 28, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Tips for taking care of grass, trees in summer

Tips for taking care of grass, trees in summer

Summer brings a host of problems. Here are a few that we are hearing about in the Extension office now.

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Updated: jul. 28, 2017 2:30 p.m.
Bryan County getting e-commerce company

Bryan County getting e-commerce company

The Development Authority of Bryan County has announced that an e-commerce fulfillment center will locate in the 419,000-square-foot building being constructed at the Interstate ...

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Leadership class seeks nominees

Leadership class seeks nominees

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals in a 10-county region, is calling for nominations for its 2018 course. The deadline is Aug ...

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Updated: jul. 27, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Jobs coming to Black Creek

Jobs coming to Black Creek

The following is a press release from the Development Authority of Bryan County. It was posted on Facebook earlier today. 

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Unit headed out to fight 'away game'

Unit headed out to fight 'away game'

With another deployment underway, Fort Stewart’s top general made no bones about what his soldiers face in Afghanistan - even in an advisory capacity.

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Lightning starts fire, response saves homes

Lightning starts fire, response saves homes

It’s a good thing there are firefighters.

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