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  1. 26 Under-the-radar Southern towns for girlfriend getawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    From the unexpected allure of Gulf Shores to a historic resort tucked away on Jekyll Island, we've got your next girls' weekend covered. Check out our list of incredible southern getaways to experience in 2017.

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  2. Rockingham Dragway to host NHRA Summit ET FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... to move the Summit ET Finals to The Rock came during the annual NHRA Track Operators Meetings last week at Jekyll Island in Georgia. "It's great for our track, for Richmond County and for all our neighbors because it attracts racers, sponsors and ...

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  3. Georgia 4-H joins governor, first lady at opening ceremonies for new Camp JekyllRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Cherokee County Herald

    Governor Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal gathered with the Jekyll Island Authority board, 4-H staff members, local 4-H'ers and state 4-H board officers for the opening of Camp Jekyll. The Learning Center, named in honor of Sandra Deal for her commitment to youth education and vision for the camp, is the cornerstone of the campus, with a 300-seat auditorium, four breakout rooms, labs and offices.

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  4. SOHO South Cafe keeps up with demand for popular soupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | SavannahNow

    ... for something different for Valentine's Day weekend? Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife is a fantastic foodie event on Jekyll Island coming Feb. 9-12. Tickets and more information at whiskeywineandwildlife.com . New episodes of my TV show, "Eat It and Like It ...

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  5. A visit to the Woodbine OpryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... mandolin, and bass during the show. Little Roy Lewis brought Jackson on stage to play a banjo tune during the Jekyll Island Bluegrass festival. We all should support local music venues in order for our young musicians to grow in the music. I know I ...

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  6. UGA environmental researcher honored for work on Georgia coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... nder's help in advancing the work of institutions across the coast. Alexander was recognized at a reception on Jekyll Island on Jan. 7.

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  7. 3 from Athens area named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... eSmith. With a principal focus on "Georgia A State of Mind" this Class will travel to Brasstown Valley, Jesup, Jekyll Island, Perry and Braselton.

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  8. Activists, students, shark lovers welcome at Saturday coastal conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | SavannahNow

    ... tracking device, says he not a "shark guy." Fischer, who's also an expedition leader with Ocearch, will be on Jekyll Island Saturday to give the keynote address at the One Hundred Miles Choosing to Lead Conference,which is open to the public. He'll ...

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  9. Activists, students, shark lovers and more welcome at Saturday coastal conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | SavannahNow

    ... tracking device, says he not a "shark guy." Fischer, who's also an expedition leader with Ocearch, will be on Jekyll Island Saturday to give the keynote address at the One Hundred Miles Choosing to Lead Conference,which is open to the public. He'll ...

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  10. Jekyll Island treasure hunt underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The floats are part of a hide-and-seek style game played on the island every day throughout January and February. Each day, volunteers hide two to five floats around the island for lucky guests to find and keep.

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  11. Saturday at Jekyll Island 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | The Bluegrass Blog

    The Malpass Brothers opened the Saturday show. They have found a niche in presenting classic country music.

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  12. Thursday at Jekyll Island 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | The Bluegrass Blog

    The 41st edition of the Jekyll Island Bluegrass festival presented by Norman and Judy Adams kicked off on Thursday, December 29th. Sherry Boyd is again doing a great job as MC.

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  13. Fake Ybor City stars in Ben Affleck's new filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Petersburg-Clearwater film commissioner. The trailer also showcases scenes on a beach that were produced on Jekyll Island off Brunswick's coast. Armer said those would likely have been filmed on his side of the bridges. Appian Way, the production ...

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  14. Forsyth County Farm Bureau president re-elected to state boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Forsyth County News

    Forsyth County Farm Bureau President Wesley Hall was re-elected to a two-year term on the Georgia Farm Bureau Board of Directors to represent the organization's District 1. Voting delegates from the 15 counties in the district - Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Dade, Dawson, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Pickens, Walker and Whitfield - elected Hall during the bureau's annual convention on Jekyll Island Dec. 4-6. Hall, 40, and his wife, Dawn, operate a custom farm business that specializes in hay baling and sales, the sale of chicken litter for fertilizer, commercial fertilizer spreading and the sale of liquid cattle feed supplements.

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  15. This is the age when many people stop shopping at IKEARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | MarketWatch

    After moving out of his first apartment and into his first house with his wife, Robert Platt Bell, a patent attorney in Jekyll Island, Ga. knew he had outgrown IKEA furniture.

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  16. Public drinking ban back on the table for Tybee IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... n January. If a drinking ban were to pass on Tybee, people wanting to drink on the beach would have to head to Jekyll Island or St. Simon's Island.

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  17. Let it glow! Lasers spark holiday decorating crazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Darrell Huckaby was camping last year on Jekyll Island, Ga., when he and his wife saw what he described as “thousands of lights dancing in the Spanish moss” of live oak trees. Like characters in a Spielberg film, they followed the ambient glow and were surprised to discover the source: a small box stuck in the ground.

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  18. 9 Reasons To Spend The Holidays In The Golden IslesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... With annual holiday markets, you won't be at a loss for special and unique gifts for everyone on your list. Jekyll Island is renowned for its landmark Historic District, termed the "Millionaire's Village", with its 240-acre site containing 33 ...

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  19. Camp Jekyll DedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Georgia Faces

    ... was dedicated on Dec. 5, 2016, during opening ceremonies led by Governor Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal, Jekyll Island Authority (JIA) Director James Hooks and State 4-H Leader and Director Arch Smith, alongside local 4-H club members and state ...

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  20. Governor Nathan Deal cut the ribbon on the new 4-H center during a ceremony Monday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A new $17 million youth camp designed to host programs from soccer and band camps to environmental education courses is now open on Jekyll Island. Gov. Nathan Deal attended the official opening Monday of Camp Jekyll, a 15-acre campus built to replace the old 4-H Center that had operated on the island state park since the 1980s.

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