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Fowler inducted into GMA HoF

Fowler inducted into GMA HoF

The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) inducted Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler into the Municipal Government Hall of Fame at the association’s annual convention in ...

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County approves I-95 interchange funding

County approves I-95 interchange funding

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners Monday morning unanimously approved a resolution saying the county will pay 50 percent of the funding gap for the ...

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RHFD event a success

RHFD event a success

A steady stream of cars headed into J.F. Gregory Park Saturday morning to support a good cause — and the event continues until 8 p ...

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Updated: jun. 24, 2017 1:00 p.m.
County calls I-95 special meeting

County calls I-95 special meeting

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. Monday regarding the new interchange on I-95 at Belfast ...

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Updated: jun. 24, 2017 11:20 a.m.
I-95 interchange gets grant; bids expected this fall

I-95 interchange gets grant; bids expected this fall

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Bryan County will receive a $1.5 million grant for the proposed I-95 interchange at Belfast Keller Road.

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Updated: jun. 22, 2017 10:29 a.m.
Historical society restoring fire truck

Historical society restoring fire truck

You may have noticed the rusty red truck sitting next to the Richmond Hill History Museum recently.

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Ga. ranks 3rd in lightning strikes

Georgia is one of the highest ranking states for lightning strikes during storms, according to statistics from the National Weather Service, leaving some to urge ...

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Updated: jun. 21, 2017 10:58 p.m.
City talks hurricanes, vehicle needs

City talks hurricanes, vehicle needs

As the 2017 hurricane season moves in to full gear, the city of Richmond Hill is focusing on the lessons it learned from last October ...

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RH gearing up for July 4th celebration

In celebration of July Fourth, Richmond Hill will host a free, family-friendly event from 5-9:30 p.m. July 1 in J.F. Gregory Park ...

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Updated: jun. 21, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Ring running for Congress

Ring running for Congress

Richmond Hill resident Lisa Ring has officially announced that she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District of Georgia.

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Charges filed in Hwy. 204 fatality

Charges filed in Hwy. 204 fatality

A report from the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office indicates that an Ellabell man was arrested Thursday on warrants stemming from an April crash on ...

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RHFD getting early start on Christmas

RHFD getting early start on Christmas

While many people like to get an early start on their Christmas shopping, the Richmond Hill Fire Department is planning a six-month head start.

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Updated: jun. 19, 2017 9:29 a.m.
Georgia tracking project adds manatees, gains insights

Georgia tracking project adds manatees, gains insights

A new infusion of tagged manatees will help scientists better understand how the gentle giants use coastal Georgia waters, especially near Kings Bay submarine base.

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New riverkeeper being recruited

New riverkeeper being recruited

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper Board of Directors is seeking a new riverkeeper and executive director to replace Emily Markesteyn Kurilla, who recently stepped down after six ...

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Updated: jun. 16, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Pembroke gym to be named for Foxworth

Pembroke gym to be named for Foxworth

Pembroke City Council voted Monday to name the city’s gym in memory of George Mikell "Mike" Foxworth, a supporter of sports and recreation in ...

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Updated: jun. 16, 2017 6:00 a.m.
State vet warns of dog flu

State vet warns of dog flu

ATLANTA — Georgia State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Cobb confirms an increase in the prevalence of canine respiratory disease found in dogs associated with dog shows.

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Updated: jun. 15, 2017 6:30 p.m.
$10,000 check bounces at tax office

$10,000 check bounces at tax office

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

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Updated: jun. 15, 2017 3:00 p.m.


Preservation work to Ford kindergarten building completed

The Henry Ford kindergarten building, now the Richmond Hill History Museum, recently received some much needed preservation work, including the replacement of a leaking roof ...

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South Ga. farmers to pay up to $675k in False Claims Act suit

Bacon County farmers Julian Rigby, Jasper Allen and Benjamin Swain, as well as several entities owned by Rigby, agreed recently to pay up to $675 ...

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Commissioners address growth — again

Commissioners address growth — again

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners have a clear message about growth: don’t blame them for things they didn’t vote for.

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Updated: jun. 14, 2017 10:34 a.m.
Electric co-op gives update on year’s successes, future challenges at 77th annual meeting

Electric co-op gives update on year’s successes, future challenges at 77th annual meeting

More than 800 were in attendance for Coastal Electric Cooperative’s 77th annual Meeting of the Members, held June 8 at Midway Middle School, where ...

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Updated: jun. 14, 2017 7:00 a.m.


Three RH restaurants recognized in state culinary guide

Three Richmond Hill restaurants – Fish Tales, Southern Image and All Things Chocolate and More – were recently recognized in the Georgia Department of Economic Development 2017 ...

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RH eateries recognized by state

RH eateries recognized by state

Three Richmond Hill restaurants — Fish Tales, Southern Image and All Things Chocolate & More — were recently recognized in “Georgia Eats,” a culinary guide put out by ...

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Deputies dispatch alligator

Deputies dispatch alligator

Northbound U.S. 17 near Fish Camp Road was shut down Monday afternoon after a report of two vehicles striking an alligator in the roadway ...

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RHPD responds to shots fired Sunday

RHPD responds to shots fired Sunday

The Richmond Hill Police Department SWAT Team responded to the Cypress Pointe subdivision off Harris Trail Road Sunday afternoon after reports of at least one ...

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Updated: jun. 12, 2017 6:33 p.m.
CSM Tagalicud becomes top NCO in I Corps

CSM Tagalicud becomes top NCO in I Corps

Before he left Fort Stewart in May, 3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. James Rainey called Command Sgt. Maj. Walter "Tag" Tagalicud the "best command ...

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Ceremony to recognize local Vietnam vets

Vietnam veterans in Bryan and surrounding counties will have an opportunity to take part in a public recognition of their military service at a certificate ...

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Updated: jun. 12, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Candidate focuses on jobs, education

Candidate focuses on jobs, education

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle says he’s ready to be Georgia’s next governor.

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Updated: jun. 10, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Bryan County dedicates new fire station

Bryan County dedicates new fire station

Bryan County Emergency Services dedicated its new Fire Station No. 2 Friday morning on Daniel Siding Loop Road.

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Ogeechee Riverkeeper seeking new director

Ogeechee Riverkeeper seeking new director

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper Board of Directors are seeking a new riverkeeper and executive director to replace Emily Markesteyn Kurilla, who recently stepped down after six ...

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Updated: jun. 09, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Property transfers for June 8

Property transfers for June 8

Property transfers filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Courts through June 6:

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Updated: jun. 09, 2017 4:00 a.m.


Army colonel, others indicted in $20M bribery, fraud scheme

An Army colonel stationed at Fort Gordon near Augusta and two others were indicted this week by a federal grand jury in Savannah for their ...

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City planning compensation audit

City planning compensation audit

Recent personnel changes in Richmond Hill’s fire and police departments have prompted the city to conduct a job classification and compensation study.

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Richmond Hill overhauls zoning ordinances

Richmond Hill overhauls zoning ordinances

A two-year process came to a close Tuesday night when the Richmond Hill City Council approved a new “unified development ordinance” that officials say will ...

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Historic SC plantation hits market

For the first time in a generation, one of South Carolina’s most historic Lowcountry plantations is available for sale for more than $8 million.

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Teen driving safety event returning to Georgia

Teen driving safety event returning to Georgia

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is honored to announce Georgia is one of five states selected to receive a teen driving safety grant ...

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