Wednesday Jul 2
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
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."
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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.
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)
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
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.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
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.'
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Journal recognized by GPA
The Barrow Journal has earned a coveted General Excellence award for the fourth consecutive year from the Georgia Press Association.
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.
I'm standing by the jetty on Cumberland Island waiting for the ferry back to St Marys and can see dolphins and manatees frolicking off the coast.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Daily Tribune News
DTN picks up 3 GPA awards
Staff Report The Daily Tribune News was among 87 newspapers to earn awards Friday during Georgia Press Association's annual convention.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
New Castle Hotels and Resorts Outlines Continued Growth Plan
New Castle Hotels and Resorts , a leading developer, owner and operator of upper upscale hotels and resorts, today announced the second wave of an ambitious, year-long growth trajectory that included launching one brand in Canada, debuting another brand in a new state and setting the stage for additional growth along the entire North American ... (more)