Thursday Jul 10
St. Simons raccoon tests positive for rabies
A raccoon in the area of 6th Street on St. Simons Island - near the St. Simons Elementary School - tested positive for rabies and the Glynn County Health Department is asking anyone who may have come into contact with the animal to contact the authorities.
DFACS overdue on more than 3,000 cases
A member of Glynn County's delegation to the Georgia General Assembly says the state had little choice but to require investigators with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services to work overtime.
Advance voting starts Monday for runoffs
The Community Room in the City Services Center, 3111 Citizens Way, is the only polling place in Muscogee County that will be open for the runoffs' advance voting period: Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., until July 18, except July 4. Use the entrance facing the parking garage, not the library.
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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St. Simons Land Trust acquires lot, saves big oak on Island's densely populated south end
An oak tree estimated to be 200 years old likely spared one of the few remaining green spaces on the barrier island's crowded south end from development.
Varnell appointed to Tifton FUMC
The Rev. C. Benjamin "Benjy" Varnell, formerly the Waycross District superintendent, has been appointed to serve the First United Methodist Church in Tifton.