15 hrs ago
Manna House looking to renovate
Mary Carnathan with St. William Catholic Church, left, and Almaria Hutcherson with St. Simons First African Baptist Church help serve lunch at Manna House Monday. For 32 years, Manna House has fulfilled its mission to aid the hungry in Brunswick.
15 hrs ago
Brunswick firefighter commended for work
Though it's been almost a year now, Doug Robertson, an engineer with the Brunswick Fire Department, can still remember the moments leading up to the call to a house fire at 1415 Stonewall St. He was working with new firefighters when the call came in, and Robertson, who typically drives the ladder truck, was instructed to lead the team fighting the blaze. The first responders arrived to a home already engulfed in flames, with one of the home's two occupants trapped inside.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Block may be key to revitalize city
A 3-acre triangular patch of land at the intersection of Bay and Newcastle streets in downtown Brunswick might be the key to redeveloping the city, the newly reformed Brunswick Urban Redevelopment Agency learned this week. The Oglethorpe Block, so named because it was previously the site of the Oglethorpe Hotel in downtown Brunswick, is in a prime position near the city's waterfront.
Expulsion decision ignites criticism
Citizens fill the Board of Education meeting room Tuesday to protest the expulsion of some middle school students for fighting last spring. Community leaders and parents who spoke out publicly against the expulsion of five middle school girls after a fight in May say they will continue their fight.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Stars and Stripes
TRANSCOM reports improvements in troops' car deliveries
A federal contractor's on-time delivery of military members' privately owned cars is improving sharply, according to site surveys and a sampling of ship records, the U.S. Transportation Command said Friday. "The surveys and sampling were successful in helping to validate inventories and validate supply chain constraints," said Air Force Brig.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
New jail could be open by October
Glynn County Sheriffs Office Major Mike Heath leads a group of staff members in a training session in the new Glynn County Detention Center training room. Come mid-October, Sheriff Neal Jump plans to be operating out of the new, $24 million Glynn County Detention Center.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Ceremonies set to mark 9/11 anniversary
Glynn County Firefighter Bill Bennett stands next to the 9/11 shrine at Glynn County Fire Station 1 which houses a piece of steel from the twin towers. The curved section of a beam from the World Trade Center displayed in the front lobby of Glynn County Fire Station No.
Nursery shutdown after child's death
The state of Georgia has ordered the closure of a Brunswick daycare where a three-month old child died last month. Nursery shutdown after child's death BRUNSWICK, Ga.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
City groups set to give residents a voice
Brunswick officials are moving ahead with forming citizen-led neighborhood advocacy groups. Beginning Sept.
Society to preserve 1800s cemetery
Troup Nightingale, right, vice president of the Oak Grove Cemetery Society, and Carolyn Nugent, the society's secretary, stand up a section of wrought iron fencing Monday around the Dunwoody family plot at the cemetery. Brunswick resident Robert Gindhart is always struck by history and heritage when he walks through the gate of the city's Oak Grove Cemetery.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
The Coastal Courier
ARTrageous bras raise awareness
The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation is inviting the community to participate in the ARTrageous Bras Fundraiser by decorating a bra to benefit the health system cancer care programs. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the themed bras will be on display in October on the Brunswick and Camden campuses.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The Coastal Courier
Diabetes topic of free classes set
In the United States, 25.8 million people have diabetes, and another 79 million have prediabetes, a condition where their blood sugars are higher than normal but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. People with prediabetes are at higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes and other serious health problems, including heart disease and stroke.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Report: Crime increasing in city
If serious crime in Brunswick continues its upward trend, the city could see its first real annual increase in crime in six years. Reports of part-one crimes in the city -- homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, vehicle theft and arson -- through July 31 are up by 94, or 9 percent, over the same time period a year ago.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Foul Balls: Pot-filled Baseballs Thrown into Georgia Prison Yard
An attempt to smuggle contraband-filled baseballs into a south Georgia prison landed in foul territory for a Georgia woman and Virginia man.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Homeschool program , 9-11 a.m., Crooked River State Park, 6222 Charlie Smith Senior Highway, St. Marys.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Servicemembers still complain about missing cars
Retired Air Force officer Michelle Kastler is happy to be reunited with her 2012 Hyundai Accent after a nearly three-month wait.
Manager finds her place at The Well
Annette Studmire was recently named manager of The Well, a daytime homeless shelter still in the process of being renovated from the former Greyhound Bus Station on Gloucester Street in Brunswick.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Ga. official seeks donors to improve pet shelter
A county commissioner in coastal Brunswick is trying to rally pet lovers to privately fund improvements to the county-operated animal shelter.
Candidate's main focus is economy
For the Democratic candidate in the race to represent Georgia's 1st Congressional District, the battle is for the future.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Georgia family sues Ebony magazine over Kendrick Johnson gym-mat death
Ebony magazine has been sued by a Georgia FBI agent and his wife over a series of stories that associated their sons with the death of Kendrick Johnson starting in August 2013.