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Want an online version of the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival?

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Seafood Fest ticket winners announced

Seafood Fest ticket winners announced

Denise West and Shannon Dickson are winners of the Bryan County News Seafood Festival Ticket Sweepstakes.

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Legion post honors first responders, public servants

Legion post honors first responders, public servants

American Legion Post 164 honored North Bryan County public servants and first responders on Oct. 10 at the post in Pembroke. Also attending were Pembroke ...

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New Air Force recruiter appointed

New Air Force recruiter appointed

Tech Sgt. Christopher Mattingly was recently assigned to the U.S. Air Force recruiting office, located at 115 Oglethorpe Highway.

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Break-ins reported in Buckhead East

Break-ins reported in Buckhead East

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

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Early voting underway

Early voting underway

Early voting for the November general election is now available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Nov. 3 at ...

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Volunteers still needed for GOSF

Volunteers still needed for GOSF

Volunteers are still needed for this weekend’s Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, which runs Friday through Sunday in J.F. Gregory Park.

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City moves forward with annexation

City moves forward with annexation

The city of Richmond Hill is set to nearly double in size as City Council Tuesday night approved an application to annex more than 5 ...

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County approves solar farm ordinance

County approves solar farm ordinance

Bryan County commissioners at their most recent meeting approved an ordinance allowing for solar farms in the unincorporated portion of the county.

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City could annex 5,000 acres

City could annex 5,000 acres

Richmond Hill City Council will vote Tuesday night to annex more than 5,000 acres along Belfast Keller Road, Belfast River Road and Harris Trail ...

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Updated: oct. 16, 2017 3:59 p.m.
Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival starts Friday

Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival starts Friday

It’s “GO” time, according to Tim Proffitt, chairman of the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.

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Ring kicks off tour of District 1

Ring kicks off tour of District 1

Democratic Congressional Candidate Lisa Ring is touring the 1st District of Georgia to meet with and listen to voters as part of her “No One ...

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Updated: oct. 16, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Bryan County homecoming parade

Bryan County homecoming parade

Enjoy these pictures of the Bryan County High School homecoming parade, held Thursday evening. Our thanks to teacher Inga Cashon for providing them.

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Updated: oct. 13, 2017 3:44 p.m.


Applebee’s to host hiring event for 50 positions

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar on Monday, Oct. 16, will hold open interviews at three locations across the Savannah area for 50 immediate positions ...

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Property transfers for Oct. 12

Property transfers for Oct. 12

Property transfers filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Courts through Oct. 3:

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Updated: oct. 13, 2017 11:05 a.m.


Meeting set for House subcommittee

The House Education Subcommittee on School Redesign, chaired by state Rep. Valencia Stovall, D-Forest Park, will hold its next meeting from 5-7 p.m. Oct ...

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Updated: oct. 13, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Pembroke delights in spooky night

Pembroke delights in spooky night

On a Pembroke night while the moon hung bright, the stories told were of frights and spooky sights.

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Updated: oct. 13, 2017 6:00 a.m.
Boys will be boys, and now girls can be, too

Boys will be boys, and now girls can be, too

As a proud Eagle Scout and the father of a young man who is close to attaining the same honor, I received more than a ...

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Ring announces listening tour

Ring announces listening tour

Lisa Ring, who is running for the Democratic nomination in the First Congressional District, has announced her “No One Gets Left Behind” tour that will ...

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Updated: oct. 12, 2017 11:08 a.m.


Questions remain over Daniel Defense layoffs

Bryan County weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense has confirmed that it laid off a number of employees recently, but questions remain regarding how many were affected ...

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Updated: oct. 12, 2017 10:49 a.m.
DeBry earns Eagle Scout honor

DeBry earns Eagle Scout honor

Marcus DeBry of Troop 486 and a resident of Richmond Hill has earned the honor of Eagle Scout, the highest rank that the Boy Scouts ...

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Quest for new Richmond Hill library continues

Disappointed with the state’s continual delays of widening Highway 144, Commissioners Chairman Carter Infinger said the county may have to pursue other avenues in ...

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Epps Medical to celebrate grand opening

Epps Medical Family Practice and Wellness Spa will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening at 10:30 a.m. today at 10200 Ford Ave ...

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Daniel Defense confirms Las Vegas shooting connection and layoffs

Daniel Defense confirms Las Vegas shooting connection and layoffs

Bryan County weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense has confirmed that it laid off a number of employees recently and that at least one of its products ...

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Buckhead East break-ins

Buckhead East break-ins

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

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Sherwood completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Hunter C. Sherwood graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Updated: oct. 08, 2017 8:00 a.m.
RHHS grad complete basic training

RHHS grad complete basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael A. Williams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Updated: oct. 08, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Fall is best season for planting

Fall is best season for planting

We have discussed lately what jobs to avoid during the fall garden season. Now is not a good time to prune or fertilize. Fall is ...

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Updated: oct. 06, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Capt. Matthew Freeman run to have ‘virtual’ component

Capt. Matthew Freeman run to have ‘virtual’ component

The 8th Annual Capt. Matthew Freeman Memorial Run is going to be special this year, allowing participants all over the globe to connect this Veterans ...

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Updated: oct. 06, 2017 3:27 p.m.


City urges flood safety, preparedness

Here are 10 facts that every Richmond Hill resident should know about flood safety and preparedness:

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County sets timeline for T-SPLOST vote

County sets timeline for T-SPLOST vote

Voters will be asked to approve a T-SPLOST measure next spring to raise money for transportation projects across Bryan County and the cities of Richmond ...

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Kids’ crabbing tourney Oct. 14

Kids’ crabbing tourney Oct. 14

The eighth annual Kids’ Crabbing Tourney, presented by Salt Cured, will be held at Ft. McAllister Marina on Oct. 14.

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County still unsure on Hwy. 144 power lines

County still unsure on Hwy. 144 power lines

Bryan County commissioners are still unsure if they will pay a portion of the cost to bury power lines on Highway 144 as part of ...

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Tour de Ford raises $9,500 for RHHS band

Tour de Ford raises $9,500 for RHHS band

The 2nd Annual Tour de Ford Ten Miler Road Race, held at the historic Ford Plantation, was a dream come true for the Richmond Hill ...

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Students complete Savannah Tech’s first Army transitioning welding cohort

Students complete Savannah Tech’s first Army transitioning welding cohort

Four months after starting welding training with Savannah Technical College, six U.S. Army transitioning service members have job offers with Huntington Ingalls Industries in ...

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Empty Stocking Fund taking applications through Nov. 17

Empty Stocking Fund taking applications through Nov. 17

The 21st annual Bryan County Children’s Empty Stocking Fund is taking applications through Nov. 17 for children who otherwise would not receive gifts for ...

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Updated: oct. 03, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Preliminary report issued for fatal plane crash

Preliminary report issued for fatal plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its initial report for an Aug. 28 plane crash in North Bryan County that killed three people.

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ACLU gets involved in county voting issue

ACLU gets involved in county voting issue

The ACLU of Georgia has released a statement regarding a recent letter Bryan County received claiming irregularities in its number of registered voters.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW of Public Safety Day

PHOTO SLIDESHOW of Public Safety Day

The 2017 Bryan County Emergency Services Public Safety Day was held Saturday at Henderson Park in Richmond Hill.

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State seeks public input on wild turkey plan

Hunters and others interested are encouraged to attend any of four upcoming public meetings regarding the draft Strategic Management Plan for Wild Turkeys in Georgia

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Updated: sep. 30, 2017 12:00 p.m.
Utility work requires weekend traffic pacing on I-16

Utility work requires weekend traffic pacing on I-16

At the request of Georgia Power, Georgia Department of Transportation announced numerous traffic paces on Interstate 16 starting at I-95 and I-516 between the hours ...

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Property transfers for Sept. 28

Property transfers for Sept. 28

Property transfers filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Courts through Sept. 25:

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Updated: sep. 28, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Bryan County United Way thanks volunteers, sets $175,000 campaign goal

Bryan County United Way thanks volunteers, sets $175,000 campaign goal

WATCH a VIDEO of United Way supporters doing a flash mob dance to Pharrell Williams’ hit “Happy" by CLICKING HERE

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Insurance head: Storm claims exceed $300 million

Insurance head: Storm claims exceed $300 million

Atlanta – With more than 50,000 property related insurance claims reported, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens estimates that insured losses in Georgia from Hurricane Irma has ...

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