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  1. CCGA hosts volunteer fair, promotes student community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Habitat For Humanity Board of Directors Chairman Mason Waters, right, talks with College of Coastal Georgia student Devin Bailey during the CCGA Community Service Fair Tuesday at the CCGA Campus Center. Habitat For Humanity Board of Directors Chairman Mason Waters, right, talks with College of Coastal Georgia student Devin Bailey during the CCGA Community Service Fair Tuesday at the CCGA Campus Center.

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  2. Shrimp and Grits a boon for Jekyll businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Things are getting busy for Holly White. The area director of sales and marketing at the Holiday Inn on Jekyll Island has been diligently making plans for one of the property's busiest weekends - the Shrimp and Grits Festival.

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  3. Jekyll citizens to hold meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Glynn County Manager Alan Ours will be the guest speaker at the September meeting of the Jekyll Island Citizens Association. Ours will discuss the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, or SPLOST, and the projects associated with this tax which will affect Jekyll Island directly.

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  4. CCGA hosts volunteer fair, promotes student community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Habitat For Humanity Board of Directors Chairman Mason Waters, right, talks with College of Coastal Georgia student Devin Bailey during the CCGA Community Service Fair Tuesday at the CCGA Campus Center. Alysia Johnson, a career and student employment counselor at College of Coastal Georgia, urges students to volunteer during their college careers.

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  5. Community Calendar 8.31Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Details: 506-2963. - Captain Joe's, 5296 New Jesup Highway, Brunswick: Glynn Environmental Coalition's First Friday Lunch will be at 11 a.m. Beth Roach of No Ash at All, the Wayne County community group, will discuss threats that coal ash poses to the aquifer, wetlands, rivers and Georgia coast.

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  6. Newspapers in Education a valuable resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Brunswick News

    School is back in full swing in Glynn County and teachers throughout the area are looking for ways to keep their students engaged and learning. Many of them have already discovered a tool that can be used to teach social studies, English, science, math and, well, any subject for that matter.

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  7. Jekyll beach wheelchair still issue for advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Despite an email from an assistant attorney general informing her that the Jekyll Island Authority has met its legal obligations to provide handicapped access at Great Dunes beach and the Beach Village, Widget Richards of Marietta thinks more should be done. Richards readily acknowledges the email letter from assistant attorney general Nancy Gallagher saying the authority's handicapped access does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities, but said Gallagher's response does not suffice in her opinion.

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  8. Fat-tire wheelchairs could benefit disabled at beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | Brunswick News

    When reading a recent letter about the need for beach access for the disabled, I was reminded of a recent post by a Florida friend. It included a photo with his elderly mother at Daytona Beach.

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  9. United WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Brunswick News

    United Way of Coastal Georgia Campaign Chairman Wayne Johnson addresses the crowd gathered at the Glynn Place Mall GTX Theater Friday for the United Way's campaign kickoff. Above, United Way of Coastal Georgia Board of Directors Chairman Rich Seban and Brenda Cove Boone load mulch at the Salvation Army during the United Way Day of Caring.

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  10. Faith Works prepares for night of celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Brunswick News

    FaithWorks Executive Director Wright Culpepper, standing, looks on as Director of Community Services Janice Applegate, from left, Chief Development Officer Charles Molloy, and Cancer Ministries Director Melissa Stroud look over plans for the Sept. 8 Let Your Light So Shine 2016 FaithWorks Community Celebration.

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  11. ArtTrends to open Romancing the Figure exhibition next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Brunswick News

    ArtTrends Gallery on St. Simons Island will be opening its Romancing the Figure exhibition on Monday, displaying figurative works of art for the first time since the gallery was founded in May 2015. The exhibition is the result of year long study of the human figure by the seven artists that make up the co-op that owns ArtTrends Gallery.

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  12. Jekyll Island should improve disability accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Brunswick News

    It was during my May 2015 visit to Jekyll that an elderly lady described to me how she was unable to get her husband, who was in a wheelchair, onto the ocean side of the beach. Her story captured my heart to the point that I had to investigate the issue.

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  13. Penguin project a new type of theatrical productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Brunswick News

    In seemingly every movie in which they appeared in the late 1930s, either Judy Garland or Mickey Rooney would inevitably say, "Let's put on a show!" They have gotten an opportunity to bring to the county a unique initiative called "The Penguin Project." A group of young people with special needs - both cognitive and physical - will be putting on a musical in June 2017, singing and dancing to "Annie Jr.," at the Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick.

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  14. Jekyll Island reminds tourists of its alligator abundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has taken extra steps to make sure visitors realize the state park is also home an abundance of alligators. The Jekyll Island Authority, which manages the island 70 miles south of Savannah, in the last month posted nearly 30 signs at the edge of ponds, alongside ditches and at entrances to its four golf courses.

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  15. Lodging tax collections reach unprecedented levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Brunswick News

    According to Scott McQuade, president and chief executive officer of the Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau, this year's bed tax collections have catapulted to more than $6 million. "This year was ahead of last year , which was an all-time record.

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  16. State legislators share their experiences in balancing dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Brunswick News

    While being a state senator or representative in Georgia may be a part-time job on paper, there are things a Alex Atwood, Jeff Jones and William Ligon do as state legislators that aren't in the job description. Legislative sessions are 40 days long, but usually last around two and a half to three months as the days do not have to be consecutive.

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  17. Handmade for the HungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Glynn Visual Arts executive director Susan Ryles, left, and pottery instructor Debbie Craig, right, help a woman as she decorates her bowl in a previous class. Glynn Visual Arts instructor Debbie Craig helps out Jay Anderson with Straton Hall Events as he decorates his bowl for Handmade for the Hungry.

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  18. Cross country teams start season with home meets, holding open 5k fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Brunswick News

    The cross country teams at Brunswick High and Glynn Academy will have the comfort of starting their seasons close to home. The boys and girls teams from both schools make their debuts Thursday at the second annual Terror Run at Blythe Island Regional Park.

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  19. Spaceport is misguided on many levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Rep. Jason Spencer's remarks to the Coastal Republican Women's Club clearly demonstrated that Camden County has nothing new to say about its misguided spaceport project. He simply rehashed information about the commercial space industry that is inaccurate and wildly over-optimistic.

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  20. Jekyll board seeks proposals for beach rocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Requests for proposals to rehabilitate the rock revetment on Jekyll Island's north shore could be posted as soon as Wednesday, following approval by the Jekyll Island Authority Board of Directors on Monday. Requests for proposals to rehabilitate the rock revetment on Jekyll Island's north shore could be posted as soon as Wednesday, following approval by the Jekyll Island Authority Board of Directors on Monday.

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