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Bryan County commissioners hire new planning and zoning director

Bryan County commissioners hire new planning and zoning director

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners voted to hire Eric Greenway as the county’s new planning and zoning director during its meeting Tuesday at ...

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Early neighborhood-safety survey results given at Pembroke Council meeting

Early neighborhood-safety survey results given at Pembroke Council meeting

Early results of a survey on safety are showing good feelings about security in Pembroke.

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Victim in fatal accident in Bryan County identified

Victim in fatal accident in Bryan County identified

The victim in a two-vehicle fatal accident Thursday on Interstate 16 in North Bryan County has been identified.

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New St. Anne church in Richmond Hill officially opens doors

New St. Anne church in Richmond Hill officially opens doors

The new St. Anne Catholic Church officially opened its doors Saturday with a rite of dedication presided over by leaders from throughout the Diocese of ...

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Work in your yard should continue through winter

Work in your yard should continue through winter

Groundhog Day is already behind us. How could we have six more weeks of winter when we haven’t had six weeks of winter yet?

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Updated: feb. 05, 2016 4:30 p.m.
Groundbreaking set for new Restoration Worship Center in Richmond Hill

Groundbreaking set for new Restoration Worship Center in Richmond Hill

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Restoration Worship Center will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at 7446 Highway 17 S. in Richmond Hill.

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Cruz narrowly wins straw poll at Bryan County GOP event

Cruz narrowly wins straw poll at Bryan County GOP event

Ted Cruz won a tight three-way race with Marco Rubio and Donald Trump during a straw poll of Republican presidential candidates at a Bryan County ...

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Voter registration is high

Voter registration is high

As the polls get set to open across Georgia for the presidential preference primary, Bryan County and the rest of the state can expect to ...

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Updated: feb. 05, 2016 5:30 a.m.
1 killed in accident on I-16 in North Bryan

1 killed in accident on I-16 in North Bryan

One person was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle accident Thursday on Interstate 16 in North Bryan County.

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Super Bowl fans don't let others drive home drunk

Super Bowl fans don't let others drive home drunk

ATLANTA — The Super Bowl is America’s most watched sporting event and on Sunday, drunk drivers will be the most watched motorists by Georgia law ...

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Updated: feb. 04, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Severe weather threat passes; rain expected today in Bryan County

Severe weather threat passes; rain expected today in Bryan County

After Wednesday’s wild weather with tornado watches and warnings and one that touched down on Fort Stewart, the main threat from Mother Nature in ...

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Richmond Hill Police seek public’s help to find thieves

Richmond Hill Police seek public’s help to find thieves

The Richmond Hill Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find thieves who have been stealing items from commercial businesses and work ...

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Tourism, Ford sites focus of Richmond Hill Chamber Lunch and Learn

Tourism, Ford sites focus of Richmond Hill Chamber Lunch and Learn

Tourism — and its effect on area businesses — was the main topic of Wednesday’s Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn at ...

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New St. Anne Catholic Church dedication is set

New St. Anne Catholic Church dedication is set

The new St. Anne Catholic Church doesn’t look new. And that’s the idea.

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North Bryan still in danger from severe weather

A tornado was reported to have touched down shortly after 5 p.m. today on Fort Stewart, causing significant damage to the golf course, homes ...

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Tornado causes damage on Fort Stewart

Tornado causes damage on Fort Stewart


POSTED: February 3, 2016 5:38 p.m.Tornado touches down on Fort Stewartwww.wondergrund.comView LargerView More » 1 2

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Richmond Hill Council approves plans for strip shopping center, rezoning of Parker’s Square property

Richmond Hill Council approves plans for strip shopping center, rezoning of Parker’s Square property

The Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday approved the site and landscape plans, and a building-elevation request for a strip shopping center that has listed ...

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Richmond Hill Police reports for Jan. 16-21

Richmond Hill Police reports for Jan. 16-21

The following information was compiled from reports from the Richmond Hill Police Department:

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Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports for Jan. 23-30

Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports for Jan. 23-30

The following information was taken from Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

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Manager of McDonald’s in Richmond Hill to receive award

Manager of McDonald’s in Richmond Hill to receive award

Bryan Shores, manager of the Plantation McDonald’s restaurant at 12100 Highway 144 in Richmond Hill, has won a Ray Kroc Award, which recognizes the ...

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Coastal Electric Cooperative has ribbon-cutting for new Richmond Hill facility

Coastal Electric Cooperative has ribbon-cutting for new Richmond Hill facility

Chris Fettes didn’t suppress his excitement Monday about Coastal Electric Cooperative’s new facility in Richmond Hill.

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 Ga. Supreme Court rejects non-citizens' quest for in-state tuition

Ga. Supreme Court rejects non-citizens' quest for in-state tuition

In a ruling Monday by the Supreme Court of Georgia, college students who are not U.S. citizens lost their appeal of a Georgia Court ...

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Machine Gun Academy sets standards for all units' soldiers

Machine Gun Academy sets standards for all units' soldiers

Machine gunners of 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted Machine Gun Academy Training on Fort Stewart throughout ...

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Updated: jan. 31, 2016 9:30 a.m.
Lighthorse aviators hone skills during gunnery

Lighthorse aviators hone skills during gunnery

The pilots of 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, took to the sky at the Multi-Purpose Range Complex at Fort Stewart Jan ...

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Updated: jan. 30, 2016 9:30 a.m.
7 vehicles in 2 wrecks tie up traffic on I-95 in Richmond Hill

7 vehicles in 2 wrecks tie up traffic on I-95 in Richmond Hill

Two separate wrecks involving a total of seven vehicles created a massive traffic headache Friday night on an already congested section of southbound Interstate 95 ...

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Kinder Morgan official: Pipeline construction could start late this year

Kinder Morgan official: Pipeline construction could start late this year

RINCON — Work on a proposed, hotly debated pipeline could start by the end of the year, according to a Kinder Morgan official.

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Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate rises slightly

Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate rises slightly

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate for December was 5 percent, up 0.1 percentage point from ...

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Bryan County News readers vote on their favorite local businesses

Bryan County News readers vote on their favorite local businesses

A special section is available in this week's Bryan County News.

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Hedrick: Fort Stewart, Hunter will stay viable

Hedrick: Fort Stewart, Hunter will stay viable

Coastal Georgia has nothing to worry about when it comes to the viability of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Col. Townley R ...

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Stedman Graham: Master and define yourself

Stedman Graham: Master and define yourself

For a little bit last week, Stedman Graham was living like his longtime partner.

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Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool is Business of the Year

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool is Business of the Year

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool received the 2015 Business of the Year Award at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and dinner ...

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Georgia Tech report: Trees make money for state

Georgia Tech report: Trees make money for state

Employees working in forestry earned more in wages and salaries in 2014 than people in any other Georgia manufacturing industry, according to a report issued ...

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Avoid the flu

Flu season is here.

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Savannah class teaches how to cook over open fire

Savannah class teaches how to cook over open fire

SAVANNAH — This is the perfect time of year to have a fire in your fire pit. Why not put those BTU’s to work and ...

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Richmond Hill chiropractor’s class on babies’ brain development

From birth to age 2, your baby develops 1.4 million neural connections per minute.

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BBQ sale for Richmond Hill Presbyterian youth group

The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Youth Group will host its 10th annual Boston butt and barbecue-plate sale Feb. 5-6 at 12965 Highway 144, across from ...

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Lunch and Learn on leadership

Connecting is a skill you can learn and apply in your personal, professional and family relationships, and you can begin learning how at the Richmond ...

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Business After Hours at Richmond Hill poolhouse

Business After Hours at Richmond Hill poolhouse

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will have its next Business After Hours 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Creekside’s new ...

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Bryan’s Bash tickets on sale

Bryan’s Bash tickets on sale

This year’s Bryan County Bark Park fundraising party will be different from previous editions.

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Senator supports interstate projects

Senator supports interstate projects

ATLANTA — Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, supports the transportation projects on Interstates 95 and 16 near Savannah that were recently announced by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Updated: jan. 26, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Grocery, customers give $47,000 to area food banks

Grocery, customers give $47,000 to area food banks

ATLANTA — Area Kroger customers and associates over the holidays contributed more than $47,000 in six weeks to Kroger’s 2015 Can Hunger campaign and ...

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Updated: jan. 25, 2016 7:00 p.m.
U.S., Senegalese army officials plan training

U.S., Senegalese army officials plan training

DAKAR, Senegal — Planners from U.S. Army Africa, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment and the Senegalese army met Jan. 12-14 to conduct the initial planning ...

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Updated: jan. 24, 2016 8:30 a.m.
Legislators reflect sharp divide on Medicaid expansion

Legislators reflect sharp divide on Medicaid expansion

ATLANTA — A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers recently voiced agreement on at least a couple of health-care issues.

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Starbucks part of proposed Richmond Hill strip shopping center

Starbucks part of proposed Richmond Hill strip shopping center

The Richmond Hill City Council approved a variance on a perimeter buffer requirement between a commercial development on Ford Avenue and Rushing Street, which lists ...

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Valentine's Day dance set for Richmond Hill

Valentine's Day dance set for Richmond Hill

Faze II Ryderz will hold its third annual senior/30-and-older Valentine’s Day dance from 5-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the Wetland Center ...

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