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Jekyll Island, Georgia is located in Glynn County. Zip codes in Jekyll Island, GA include 31527.

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1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Galis: Don't let perfect be enemy of good on Jekyll Island

I'm grateful to readers who responded to my recent comments on Georgia's Jekyll Island.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Sea Turtle conservationist visits Chehaw Park

Conservationists are making progress as they try to boost the population of endangered sea turtles on Georgia's coast.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Brunswick News

Jekyll beginning beautification process on pond

UGA landscape interns with the Jekyll Island Authority Michael Bohan, left, and Dante Bertocci install the sign marking the nature trail at Horton Pond.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Storm causes rip tide worries for Ga. beaches

Though forecast to remain far at sea while passing the Georgia coast, Tropical Storm Arthur could leave dangerous rip currents in its wake during one of the state's busiest weekends for beach vacations.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Rubin: Good to see rebuttal to Galis column on Jekyll Island

I'm glad the Athens Banner-Herald published the Sunday commentary from parks and recreation expert Ken Cordell headlined "Jekyll Island should be affordable to all Georgians."

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

MTSU history students put classroom learning into practice

The next time you visit a national historic site, stop to consider the quality of the exhibits and the way the information is presented to you.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Cordell: Jekyll Island should be affordable to all Georgians

In his June 21 column headlined "Parsing another Jekyll Island mandate," local Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens columnist Leon Galis argues the Jekyll Island State Park Authority can't meet its financial self-sustainability requirement and, at the same time, provide affordable accommodations for Georgians of average income unless it receives state ... (more)

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The Macon Telegraph

Laws on guns, Medicaid expansion set for July 1

Of those, 305 bills passed with Gov. Nathan Deal signing the vast majority of them into law.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Kyler: 'Sweetheart deals' on Jekyll Island

Athens Banner-Herald columnist Leon Galis' most recent commentary on Jekyll Island , in which he discounted the self-sufficiency mandate for Jekyll Island State Park, was remarkably misleading and inaccurate.

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Brunswick News

Meeting focuses on improving St. Simons' triangle entryway

Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Scott McQuade addresses the Gateways Committee Wednesday concerning the triangle to St. SImons Island during a working group meeting at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center ballroom on St. Simons Island.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Galis: Parsing another Jekyll Island 'mandate'

Previously, I've argued the Jekyll Island Authority's enabling statute doesn't require making Jekyll Island affordable for Georgians of average income.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Kyler: Jekyll Island becoming less affordable

The recent commentary by Athens Banner-Herald columnist Leon Galis denying the existence of an affordability requirement for Jekyll Island State Park implies that replacing affordable lodging with massive upscale hotels is perfectly acceptable.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Mirasola: Affordability is tradition for Jekyll Island

It's appropriate that Athens Banner-Herald columnist Leon Galis' Sunday commentary on Georgia's Jekyll Island, headlined "No 'affordability' mandate for Jekyll," was published as opinion, as it is clearly not factual.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Brunswick News

Holiday Inn, restaurant on Jekyll to open in fall

Jekyll Island residents and visitors to the state park will have to wait longer for new dining options on the oceanfront.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Courier wins statewide news awards

The Coastal Courier recently earned several 2014 Georgia Press Association awards, which were formally announced last week at the association's annual Better Newspaper Contest awards ceremony and banquet on Jekyll Island.

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Brunswick News

Jekyll hosting sea turtle camp

Campers checked out a turtle statue, assembled all from items found discarded on Jekyll Island beaches, on display at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Galis: No 'affordability' mandate for Jekyll

Recently the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Dan Chapman reported on the Jekyll Island Authority's revitalization program, quoting, among others, visitors complaining that hotel room rates on the island "seemingly run contrary to Jekyll's legislative mandate, and long tradition, of remaining affordable 'for the average Georgian.'

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Journal recognized by GPA

The Barrow Journal has earned a coveted General Excellence award for the fourth consecutive year from the Georgia Press Association.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

Post and Courier

Beaufort among America's top 10 small towns

Beaufort's unique culture and Southern charm has landed it on Fodor's Travel's second annual list of America's best small towns.

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