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

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Four Georgia hotels in running for national historic hotel awards

Four Georgia hotels are in the running for Historic Hotels of America's 2014 Awards of Excellence.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Brunswick area reporting record tourism year

The Brunswick News reports the Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau , during its fiscal year that ended June 30, for the first time saw lodging tax revenues exceed $5 million.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WTVC

Ga. vets treating sea turtle bitten by shark

Veterinarians on the Georgia coast are treated a 190-pound sea turtle found on an island beach suffering from a shark bite.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

TheDay.Com

Tilt: Aquarium adds weights to level out swimming of injured turtle

Since being hit by a boat propeller six years ago, Charlotte the green sea turtle has been forced to adopt a head-down swimming style.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Mystic Aquarium sea turtle has custom-made weights made to improve balance

In 2008, Charlotte was struck by a boat propeller, causing partial paralysis of her lower digestive tract and hand flippers.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

SavannahNow

David Kyler: Proposed aquifer storage plan too risky for Georgia

A recent public meeting held on the topic of Aquifer Storage and Recovery conspicuously neglected other relevant water-management problems and opportunities.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Brunswick News

Jekyll Island getting two new restaurants

Construction workers renovate the old Oceanside Inn and Suites on Jekyll Island to turn it into a Holiday Inn Resort.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Big Picture

Our Self-Inflicted Economic Wounds

In sports, all great competitors know that they have a choice, even when confronted with daunting, insurmountable odds.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Effingham Herald

Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on ... (more)

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State of Georgia

A dog sits on the beach under a yellow umbrella.

As summer starts winding down, keep in mind that Georgia beaches pose a great way to escape the continuous Georgia heat without breaking the bank on travel expenses.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

SavannahNow

Aquifer injection gets another look after ban ends

The aquifers that supply most of coastal Georgia's drinking water lost what many considered a valuable protection on July 1. That's when the moratorium expired on a process called aquifer storage and recovery, or ASR for short, in which treated water is pumped into the groundwater for use at a later date.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Glynn County wants a judge to order the return of a table donated by Carnegie family

Terry.Dickson@jacksonville.com A table that the Carnegie family donated to the Brunswick-Glynn County library, and 23 chairs from another donor are at the headquarters of Three Rivers Regional Library in Jesup.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

97.1 ZHT

What is your conspiracy theory?

Elizabeth smart gone for 9 months.... How convenient.... #conspiracy I completely agree with DB on 911! I kinda still believe that Tupac faked his death! Lots of clues That cell phone companies program phones to bug out after a year or two the Colorado movie theater shooting walking on the moon.

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The Times

Badge & Bar: Hall indicts Suwanee man for commercial gambling

A Suwanee man arrested in August 2013 in connection with commercial gambling in a Gainesville gas station was indicted last Thursday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thomaston Times

Don't swing a dull axe7:16 am

There is an old Irish story about two lumberjacks. One was huge, muscular, and used a big axe.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

10 Things to Explore at Jekyll Island

Just an hour north of Jacksonville, escape to one of South Georgia's most interesting barrier islands for a day of outdoor fun.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Woodard named Georgia SolicitorGeneral of the Year

Stephanie Woodard, Solicitor-General for Hall County, was named 'Solicitor-General of the Year for 2014' this week at the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia Summer Conference at Jekyll Island.

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Hotel Business

$20M Holiday Inn Reno on Jekyll Island Adds F&B

Currently in the middle of a $20-million renovation, the Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island launched phase two of construction with three new food and beverage concepts: a signature restaurant, Beach House; The Rusty Anchor Bar and Grille; and a Starbucks.

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Brunswick News

Lions Club sets eye on children

For years, Lions Club International has served as "knights for the blind." Inspired by Helen Keller and assisting low income people worldwide with vision problems in many ways, from collecting used eyeglasses to ship overseas to providing hospitals and clinics in needy countries with vision-related equipment, Lions Clubs nationwide have played an ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Cobb School Buses Reduce Pollution

The Cobb County School District's Transportation Department has earned an award for reducing the amount of pollution its school buses generate.

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