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  1. Grants available to improve Georgia wildlife viewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | SavannahNow

    Wanted: Projects that can use a hand - and up to $3,000 - helping Georgians enjoy and better understand the state's animals, plants and habitats. The Department of Natural Resources is seeking unique proposals that promote wildlife viewing, especially the species and habitats emphasized in Georgia's State Wildlife Action Plan.

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  2. Conference aims to grow coastal environmental leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | SavannahNow

    Wallace J. Nichols realized early in his scientific career as a sea turtle researcher that what was driving him was not the collection of data or professional ambition or financial gain. It crystallized when as a graduate student his team put a satellite tag on a long captive loggerhead sea turtle and set it loose from Baja, Mexico.

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  3. 2017 All-Greater Savannah Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year: Levi Sybert, Richmond HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | SavannahNow

    The All-Greater Savannah Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year is Levi Sybert of Richmond Hill. Each summer, as a prologue to the fall cross country season, Richmond Hill coach Levi Sybert cooks up an overnight trip for his boys and girls teams.

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  4. Hits on the gridiron and links: Hancock Day School's Smith, Barber excel in football and golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Football player A.B. Smith, left, and golfer Kate Barber on the grounds at Hancock Day School. Anna Bridges Smith and Kate Barber are students at Hancock Day School.

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  5. Hits on the gridiron and links: Hancock Day School girls excel in football and golf, respectivelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Football player A.B. Smith, left, and golfer Kate Barber on the grounds at Hancock Day School. Anna Bridges Smith and Kate Barber are students at Hancock Day School.

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  6. Have an iPhone and need to update to iOS 11? You may want to waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | SavannahNow

    If you have an iPhone and haven't updated your hardware to iOS 11.1, these current user stories may make you wait on doing that. Following the release of their latest operating system, Apple is now fielding complaints from users over a glaring error in the latest path to iOS 11. According to Quartz, many users who updated their devices are now unable to type the letter "i" from their keyboards, instead, they see a question mark in a box where the letter is supposed to be.

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  7. Gov. Deal announces $4 million for Jekyll Island restoration after Hurricane Irma damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Formerly, Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island was known for the picturesque, bleached skeletons of like oaks that had fallen onto the beach, but Tropical Storm Irma ripped down many of the remaining trees and littered the beach with decks, picnic tables, timbers and other pressure treated peaces of driftwood. Formerly, Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island was known for the picturesque, bleached skeletons of like oaks that had fallen onto the beach, but Tropical Storm Irma ripped down many of the remaining trees and littered the beach with decks, picnic tables, timbers and other pressure treated peaces of driftwood.

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  8. Birder's Eye View: The big year and the Big SitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | SavannahNow

    While most of the folks on Tybee Island spent the second weekend of October celebrating pirates, I headed south to Jekyll Island for the fall meeting of the Georgia Ornithological Society. This year, the Saturday night keynote speaker was Noah Strycker, a 31-year-old writer, photographer and birder-at-large, author of "The Thing with Feathers" and "Birding Without Borders."

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  9. Bird Island inhabitants, newborns near Jekyll Island beat stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | SavannahNow

    The island, built from dredge spoils in 2007 as a nesting site, has proven to be a hotspot for sea and shorebirds but its setting of sand, ground-hugging vegetation and rip-rap provides no shelter from hurricanes. Which is why Georgia Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Tim Keyes was surprised when he checked the island just off Jekyll Island recently and saw that about 35 brown pelican chicks only about 8 weeks old had survived Irma.

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  10. Officials: Irma more damaging to Jekyll Island than MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Though many of Georgia's coastal communities took a harder hit during Hurricane Matthew last year, officials assessing the damage of Tropical Storm Irma say it carved a devastating path across Jekyll Island. The Florida Times-Union reports that Irma blew past last October's Hurricane Matthew, knocking down more trees, ripping away protecting dunes and cutting off the northern part of the island at high tide.

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  11. Delayed by Irma, sea turtle to be released Saturday on TybeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Burton 4-H Center educator and sea turtle caretaker Krista Scheuerman with Zoe the loggerhead sea turtle. Zoe was raised at Tybee's Burton 4-H Center and evacuated with the staff, safely tucked in a large Rubbermaid container.

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  12. Hurricane Irma: Boil water lifted on Jekyll Island, tree/debris removal beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | SavannahNow

    The boil water advisory has been lifted for all of Jekyll Island, with exception of the homes that sit within the boundaries of King, Lanier, the north side of Capt Wylly and west of Beachview Drive . See map included and attached.

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  13. Bryan County - dodged a big bullet' officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | SavannahNow

    The feeling from officials in Bryan County is that while Hurricane Irma created some inconvenience for businesses and residents it was nothing close to the scale of what Hurricane Matthew left behind almost a year ago. "I can see daylight," said Freddy Howell, emergency services director.

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  14. Vox Populi: - We are not trying to change the past. We're trying ... to change the future.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | SavannahNow

    "There was a letter to the editor recently from a lady who was complaining about the fact that she could not walk her dog on the beach at Tybee; however, she could at Jekyll Island and over on Hilton Head. Well, the solution to this is quite simple: All she has to do is relocate."

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  15. Letters: Pained by hatred, white supremacistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | SavannahNow

    I am a first generation American. My mother came from Belarus when she was four.

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  16. Ga. Sea Turtle Center turns 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Georgia Sea Turtle Center founder and director Terry Norton examines a turtle at the facility on Jekyll Island. Georgia Sea Turtle Center founder and director Terry Norton, right, examines a turtle at the facility on Jekyll Island.

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  17. Magazine names Savannah one of the South's best citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Two women walk by Forsyth Fountain, one of the signature spots in Savannah. Two women walk by Forsyth Fountain, one of the signature spots in Savannah.

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  18. SavArtScene: Savannah artist Jim Cone brings variety of stories, styles to first major exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Jim Cone is one of the most prolific artists living in Savannah you've probably never heard of, but that's sure to change with his artistic coming-out party of sorts. Cone has been developing his signature cubist-style paintings over decades, but with the exception of a few pieces of work sold here and there over the years, he hasn't had a proper exhibition until now.

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  19. Locals shouldn't have to pay for touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | SavannahNow

    A new proposal would have downtown residents paying a new 25-cent tax on items purchased for over $10 in order to pay for tourist guides, as well as off-duty police, to support the tourism industry. We constantly hear about the 13 million tourists Savannah receives, and all the monies that generates for the city.

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  20. What's Cooking in Bryan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | SavannahNow

    There is an adage that states, "If you are lucky enough to be at the beach, you are lucky enough." I truly believe that saying! I feel so close to God when I'm standing at the water's edge, sand between my toes, birds flying in the air, and the sun rising for another day.

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