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Fort Stewart cancels cemetery tour

The biannual Fort Stewart Historic Communities Council meeting and Spring Cemetery visit for Wednesday has been cancelled because of expected bad weather. The tour may ...

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Pembroke charter school group attracts more than 250 students

Pembroke charter school group attracts more than 250 students

With less than two weeks before its application to the state is due, the North Bryan group of parents, educators and business leaders trying to ...

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Updated: may. 03, 2016 10:50 a.m.
How to make your investments less 'taxing

How to make your investments less 'taxing

Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned ...

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Updated: may. 01, 2016 3:30 p.m.
New firearms store offers safety instruction

New firearms store offers safety instruction

Area residents interested in firearms have a new outlet.

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Updated: apr. 30, 2016 3:30 p.m.
Film workshop for PTSD sufferers

Film workshop for PTSD sufferers

The Patton Veterans Project initiative "I Was There" Films will have a free, therapeutic filmmaking workshop for active-duty and retired service men and women dealing ...

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Updated: apr. 30, 2016 1:00 p.m.
RH police, residents nab Savannah teen wanted for armed robbery and attempted murder

RH police, residents nab Savannah teen wanted for armed robbery and attempted murder

Richmond Hill police and some alert residents apprehended a Savannah teen Thursday evening near the intersection of U.S. 17 and Ford Avenue who has ...

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Updated: apr. 29, 2016 9:14 p.m.
Don't delude yourself that a hurricane won't hit

Don't delude yourself that a hurricane won't hit

Last week was the annual installment of the Chatham Community Hurricane Conference. It once again brought home to me what a blessed corner of the ...

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Updated: apr. 29, 2016 8:30 p.m.
Port's container rate continues to grow

Port's container rate continues to grow

SAVANNAH — Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported 8 percent growth in containerized trade in February, compared to the same month a year ago.

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Updated: apr. 29, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Diver finds mastodon jaw in area river

Diver finds mastodon jaw in area river

Shark-tooth diver Bill Eberlein experienced a first in his lifetime when he found a mastodon jaw embedded in the mud of a river bed.

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Updated: apr. 29, 2016 5:00 p.m.
South State Bank adds mortgage specialist

South State Bank adds mortgage specialist

Kathryn Howell, who joined South State Bank in January, will handle the mortgage lending service at the bank’s Richmond Hill office.

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Updated: apr. 29, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Waitress allegedly serves more than food

Waitress allegedly serves more than food

The following information was taken from reports from the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office and the Richmond Hill Police Department:

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Updated: apr. 29, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Waitress allegedly serves more than food

Waitress allegedly serves more than food

The following information was taken from reports from the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office and the Richmond Hill Police Department:

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Updated: apr. 29, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Richmond Hill resident to showcase 1963 Studebaker Avanti in NC

Richmond Hill resident to showcase 1963 Studebaker Avanti in NC

Richmond Hill resident Art Thumwood, first place winner of the Avanti Fest in Jacksonville, Florida, will show his 1963 Studebaker Avanti at Pinehurst Concours d ...

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New principal appointed at McAllister Elementary School

New principal appointed at McAllister Elementary School

The Bryan County Board of Education at its meeting Thursday night appointed Bivins Miller as the next principal of McAllister Elementary School. Miller, currently the ...

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Area jobless rate drops to 5.1% in March

Area jobless rate drops to 5.1% in March

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week that Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate for March was 5.1 percent, down 0.2 percentage ...

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Updated: apr. 28, 2016 2:00 p.m.
3 Bryan County residents arrested in Savannah meth busts

3 Bryan County residents arrested in Savannah meth busts

Editor’s note: This story is being reposted because some information that should have been included was omitted from the original story.

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Primary election May 24; early voting starts Monday

Primary election May 24; early voting starts Monday

Bryan County voters will decide six local races in this year’s primary election, with all partisan races consisting of only Republican candidates.

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Ellabell man authors ‘Chicken Soup’ story

Ellabell man authors ‘Chicken Soup’ story

Sonny Cohrs and his wife, Brandy, like to joke that Porter, their chocolate Lab, “Found us, we didn’t find him.”

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Board of Ed candidates trade verbal jabs at forum

Board of Ed candidates trade verbal jabs at forum

A candidate forum Tuesday evening at Richmond Hill City Center was mostly cordial until the very end, when the three candidates for vice chairman of ...

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Campaign signs dot Bryan County landscape

Campaign signs dot Bryan County landscape

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign.”

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Updated: apr. 27, 2016 9:03 a.m.
2 Bryan County residents arrested in Savannah meth investigation

2 Bryan County residents arrested in Savannah meth investigation

The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team made a number of crystal methamphetamine-related arrests last week following several investigations. 

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What golf can teach us about retirement planning

What golf can teach us about retirement planning

If you’re a golfer, you know the joys (and occasional frustrations) of the game. But you might not realize that some of the lessons ...

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Updated: apr. 24, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Winn Army Community Hospital commander suspended

Winn Army Community Hospital commander suspended

Col. Patrick Ahearne, the commander of Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart, has been suspended from command, according to an Army news release.

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Bryan County Schools plans for decade of growth

Bryan County Schools plans for decade of growth

JEKYLL ISLAND — Using conservative estimates, the Bryan County school system expects to grow by 3,500 students over the next decade, but officials say they ...

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Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate declines to 5.1 percent in March

Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate declines to 5.1 percent in March

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate for March was 5.1 percent, down 0.2 percentage point ...

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Retired educators award scholarship

Retired educators award scholarship

Oretha Hunter, a paraprofessional at Richmond Hill Primary School, was recently awarded a $500 scholarship by the Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association. Hunter is a senior ...

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Local GOP avoids controversy

Local GOP avoids controversy

Republicans in the 1st Congressional District managed to avoid the controversy seen elsewhere in Georgia during nominating conventions last weekend.

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Pembroke group planning North Bryan charter school

Pembroke group planning North Bryan charter school

A group of parents, educators and business leaders in North Bryan is putting together plans for a public charter school it hopes that it will ...

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Lawsuit settlements announced in 2015 I-16 pileup that killed Georgia Southern nursing students

Lawsuit settlements announced in 2015 I-16 pileup that killed Georgia Southern nursing students

With the one-year anniversary of an Interstate 16 pileup that claimed the lives of five Georgia Southern University nursing students coming up on Friday, the ...

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Board of Education holding weekend retreat

Board of Education holding weekend retreat

The Bryan County Board of Education and top administrators will spend Friday and part of Saturday on Jekyll Island to discuss what the next decade ...

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Missing Richmond Hill teen found

Missing Richmond Hill teen found

Richmond Hill police report that Enrique Vasquez, the 15-year-old missing since Monday afternoon is “unharmed and safe at home with his parents.”

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Richmond Hill receives water compliance award

Richmond Hill receives water compliance award

The city of Richmond Hill’s water system is top shelf, according to industry experts.

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Richmond Hill police continue search for missing teen

Richmond Hill police continue search for missing teen

The Richmond Hill Police Department is continuing to search for 15-year-old Enrique Vasquez, a Richmond Hill High School student missing since Monday afternoon.

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Richmond Hill marching band ‘blossoms’ in DC

Richmond Hill marching band ‘blossoms’ in DC

The Richmond Hill High School marching band had wanted to display its talents on a national stage for quite some time. It got its wish ...

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WaterWays fishing tournament raises money to fight cancer

WaterWays fishing tournament raises money to fight cancer

Jacob Davis, 11, was one of dozens of children at the cancer fundraiser Saturday at WaterWays Township.

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Armed robbery at Richmond Hill gas station

Armed robbery at Richmond Hill gas station

Richmond Hill police say the Shell gas station on Hwy. 144 at Longwood Drive was robbed at gunpoint this morning. The suspect is a white ...

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Time to talk about end-of-life issues is now

Time to talk about end-of-life issues is now

They say the only two things in life that are certain are death and taxes.

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Updated: apr. 18, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill woman chosen as Sanders delegate

Richmond Hill woman chosen as Sanders delegate

Lisa Ring already knows what she will be doing the last week in July.

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Sen. Watson talks roads, religion at Chamber breakfast

Sen. Watson talks roads, religion at Chamber breakfast

State Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, discussed transportation projects and religious liberty among other topics this morning at a breakfast sponsored by the Richmond Hill/Bryan ...

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Don't forget retirement, event with student loan debt

Don't forget retirement, event with student loan debt

Even if you’ve been out of school a few years, you may still have a vivid reminder of college: your student loan debt.

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Updated: apr. 17, 2016 3:30 p.m.
Nineteen complete Savannah Tech's Peace Officer Academy

Nineteen complete Savannah Tech's Peace Officer Academy

SAVANNAH — Nineteen students from the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy celebrated graduating from the program with a completion ceremony last month.

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Updated: apr. 17, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Property transfers for April 14

Property transfers for April 14

Deeds filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Courts office in Pembroke showed the following property transfers:

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Updated: apr. 16, 2016 10:22 a.m.
Drug bust nets four in Pembroke

Drug bust nets four in Pembroke

Four Pembroke men were arrested Wednesday on drug charges after a six-month investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office, the ...

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Appointed county commissioner won’t run for seat

Appointed county commissioner won’t run for seat

Dallas Daniel, appointed Tuesday night as 4th District county commissioner, said he is not interested in running for the position but is looking forward to ...

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MacAljon opening plant in Richmond Hill

MacAljon opening plant in Richmond Hill

The MacAljon family of companies will hold an open house and ribbon cutting Tuesday at their new facility, 2801 Highway 17 Tuesday.

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Updated: apr. 15, 2016 10:30 a.m.

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