Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

bcessmokealarmPSA from Bryan County Emergency Services

As daylight savings time approaches on Sunday November 2nd, the Bryan County Emergency Services wants to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives – changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.


Warriors for William 5K

w4w-raceRacing Against Childhood Cancer

A family festival, fun run and 5K to honor the memory of William Webb II, a local child who lost his fight to neuroblastoma last year, was held on Saturday, October 25th at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.


Navy Federal Credit Union Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

navy-federal-credit-unionWorld's Largest Credit Union Opens in Richmond Hill, GA

Navy Federal Credit Unionthe world's largest credit union, opened their 257th branch with a grand opening held on October 28th. The Richmond Hill branch is located at 3490 U.S. Highway  and will serve approximately 25,000 members in the area.


New Rotary Initiative Launched to Help Military Families

Military-Parents-Night-OutFree Childcare for Military Night Out

RICHMOND HILL, GA – October 28, 2014the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching a new initiative to help military families in our region by providing free childcare for active military during the afternoon and evening of Saturday December 20th 2014.


Fashion Show Held in Richmond Hill to Benefit Breast Cancer Research

fashion-night-cancer-supportCommunity Shows Support for Team Terri at "Runway for a Cure"

Runway on the River for a Cure was held on Thursday, October 23 at Marker 107 in Richmond Hill, GA to benefit breast cancer research and Team Terri, Savannah Race for a Cure. Many came out to honor the memory of Terri Lank, a wife and mother who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2011.


Elmgren’s Services Garden Center Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Elmgrens-Services-GardenCome Celebrate an All-Day Fall Harvest Affair at Elmgren's Services this Weekend

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests joined for Elmgren’s Services Garden Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Friday, October 24th. The open house will run Friday, October 24th through Saturday, October 25th from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.


Business After Hours Held at Love's Seafood and Steaks

bah-lovesRichmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber's Monthly Networking Event

The Chamber’s monthly Business After Hours offers business people the ideal avenue to network and build business relationships. This month's Business After Hours was held at Love's Seafood and Steaks located at 6817 Chief O.F. Love Road in Savannah, GA.


October is Fire Prevention Month

clowningPSA from Byran County Emergency Services

Submitted by: Chief Freddy Howell 


October is fire prevention month.  In the southeast that normally means a month full of fire prevention activities, the highlight of which are shows put on at the local schools by fire department clowns.  They teach about matches being tools and not toys, and how to stop – drop and roll.


150th Anniversary of the Siege of Fort McAllister and Winter Muster (Dec 13)

FtMcAllister-canonReenactment of the taking of "Guardian of Savannah" to be Commemorated by Fort McAllister State Historic Park

Join the troops at Fort McAllister on December 13 as they reenact the taking of the fort by Union forces and General William T. Sherman on that day 150 years ago. The fort, known as the “Guardian of Savannah,” was attacked seven times by Union ironclads before Sherman sent troops to take the fort by land, where they outnumbered the Confederates 25 to 1. This significant Civil War battle marked the end of Sherman’s March to the Sea in 1864. Skirmishes, drills and living history programswill be held throughout the day and the final assault reenactment will take place at 5 p.m.


16th Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

16-annual-ogeechee-seafood-festivalThousands Visited Richmond Hill for Annual Seafood Festival

Over thirty thousand visitors poured into Richmond Hill for the 16th Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival this past weekend. The festival is about more than games and great food; it's also about giving back to the community. The Ogeechee Seafood Festival has always had an impact on non-profits, like the Exchange Club, Richmond Hill Lions Club and the YMCA. The local organizations use the festival as a fundraising project, raising money to give to those in need.


Paws in the Park Fall Festival (Nov 8)

dog-running-gaDog and Family Friendly Fun at the Bryan County Bark Park

We are pleased to announce our first event at the Bark Park – the annual Paws in the Park Fall Festival on November 8th 2014.  Please join us for this dog and family friendly fun day which kicks off at 10am with a 3k fun run and half mile walk to raise money for the Bark Park.  Registration costs $25, with children under 12 running for free with an adult, registry is available online at or by collecting a registration pack at PawParazzi at Parker’s Square in Richmond Hill as well as on the day.  Retail booths are also available for $50 each to include a promotional flyer in the goody bags and company name to appear on race participants’ T-shirts.  We really would like more people to race and take a retail booth to ensure the success of this vital fundraiser so please contact us as soon as you can.


Exit 76 to Perform in Feature Film, Ben & Ara

exit76octoberLocal Band from Liberty County Performs in Upcoming Feature Film

Hinesville, GA. Exit 76, a local band from Liberty County, was recently asked to perform in a scene in the upcoming feature film, Ben & Ara. The film will feature the full band in a pivotal scene, as well as their original music. The group will also be performing live at the Movie Wrap Party to be held this week where local media, dignitaries, the cast and crew will celebrate the success of filming in Liberty County.


Bryan County Bark Park Ribbon Cutting (Nov 5)

Construction-barkparkBark Park Announces Official Opening and Ribbon Cutting at De Vaul Henderson Park

RICHMOND HILL, GA – October 21st 2014 -The Bryan County Bark Park is delighted to announce its official opening and ribbon cutting at 2pm on Wednesday November 5th 2014 at the community’s new dog park near the ball fields in DeVaul Henderson Park.


Second Annual Diva Day at Georgia Game Changers (Oct 28)

Diva-Day-ladies-GROVES-DENSON-DULINADiva Day Set for October 28 at Local Running Store in Richmond Hill

The second annual Diva Day will take place at Georgia Game Changers on Tuesday, October 28th during the store's hours, from 10 am to 7 pm.  The event is designed to bring the ladies of the local community together to enjoy fitness opportunities, shoe and apparel specials, and fun, as well as to highlight some of the accomplishments of local women and local women business owners.


Celebrate "Howl-O-Ween"

costume-winner-cletusBryan County Bark Park’s Howl-O-Ween Fundraiser

The Bryan County Bark Park announces its second annual“Howl-o-ween” BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog) ghoulish outdoor event featuring fancy dressed Halloween dog competitions on Tuesday, October 282014 to raise funds for the building of the soon to be opened dog park at Henderson Park.


1st Annual Blood Drive and Open House

blooddrive2014Richmond Hill Fire Department and Rite Aid Helped to Raise $555 to Benefit the Richmond Hill Senior Center

The Richmond Hill Fire Department, Richmond Hill Senior Center and Rite Aid held their 1st Annual Blood Drive and Open House with all the proceeds going back to the Senior Center. All guests had the opportunity to meet local firefighters, participate in health awareness activities and learn ways to improve home safety.


Kids vs Firefighters

kids-firefigther-gaRichmond Hill Fire Deparment & BCES Volunteer for SNAP Kickball Game

Last night, the Richmond Hill Fire Department and Bryan County Emergency Services played in an intense game of kickball with the children from the SNAP program. SNAP (Special Needs Activity Program) is a program of South Bryan County Recreation.


Arts on the Coast Fall Art Show

Arts-on-the-Coast-Fall-Art-ShowEmbracing and Promoting the Arts and Cultural Affairs in Richmond Hill and the Georgia Coast

Arts on the Coast is pleased to announce its’ annual Fall Art Show on November 8th, 2014. The show this year will be out doors on the grounds of Leahy Art Gallery and will begin at 4:00 PM. Tents, lights, music, fantastic original art work, and a relaxed atmosphere will greet guests upon their arrival. Mingle with  artists and musicians on site, enjoy treats created by our culinary artists, and take the time to embrace the thread of rich cultural heritage our region offers.


$22,000 Awarded to Teachers by Bright Ideas Prize Patrol

bright-ideas-schoolCoastal Electric Cooperative Awarded 16 Grants to School Teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh County

Submitted by: Mark Bolton


Coastal Electric Cooperative and its Foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 Wednesday and Thursday to school teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh County. The winning teachers were caught totally by surprise when the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol came to their classroom to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and a presentation check.


Richmond Hill Welcomes New Clothing Boutique

ribbon-cutting-ruffled-feathersRuffled Feathers Boutique Cuts Ribbon

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill City Councilwoman Jan Bass and other invited guests joined on Thursday, October 9th for the Ruffled Feathers Boutique Open House reception beginning at 1:30 p.m. followed by the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 2 p.m. Ruffled Feathers is located in the Pig-A-Dilly shopping Plaza at 2552 US Hwy 17 in Richmond Hill, GA.






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