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Jekyll Island Newswire

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  1. Bobcat kittens could signal comeback on Jekyll IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Two bobcat kittens spotted recently on Jekyll Island could be an early sign the elusive predators are making a comeback on the coastal state park after vanishing roughly a century ago. Conservation Manager Ben Carswell of the Jekyll Island Authority said Wednesday that motion-activated cameras used to monitor wildlife captured images in late December of a bobcat mother and one kitten.

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

    Jan 3, 2017 | 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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  3. Public drinking ban back on the table for Tybee IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A proposal to ban public drinking on Tybee Beach is on the table again as the city continues to look for ways to deter large crowds during the months of March, April and May. City council members considered passing a similar ordinance earlier in the year, but that proposal was shot down because it came down in April, which was too late in the game. City leaders didn't want to make any rash decisions, but this time, they are giving themselves plenty of time.

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  4. 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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  5. GA farmers gather in Jekyll Island for 79th Annual Farm Bureau ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Farmers from all over Georgia make the trip to Jekyll Island each December, but it's not for the sun or the surf. They're looking at the future of agriculture and how their organization can help them with lawmakers in Atlanta and Washington.

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  6. A Tifton restaurant owner is getting ready for a shrimp and grits competition.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Restaurant workers are spending this week packing and getting ready to head to Jekyll Island for Southern Living Magazine's Shrimp and Grits Festival. The Local won an online vote on social media to compete in the festival, beating out 8 other restaurants in Southwest Georgia.

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  7. Jekyll Island takes extra precautions to warn against alligatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Jekyll Island is taking extra steps to remind you, that along with sea turtles, the Coastal State Park is also home to a lot of alligators.

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  8. Nature Made vitamins recalled, may be contaminated with Staph bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A number of popular Nature Made vitamin products are under recall because they could contaminated by Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. According to the company, the recall was issued after Salmonella and/or Staphylococcus aureus testing were not completed properly on specific batch lots.

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  9. Search continues after 1 of 2 missing boaters found dead off Ga CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a missing boater after her husband was found dead on Tuesday. Raymond and Laura, Hutchin's son reported his parents missing Monday morning after they didn't come home from a boating trip they took on Sunday off the coast of Jekyll Island.

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  10. Coast Guard searching for missing husband, wife in Jekyll SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    In the middle of the tropical storm, the U.S. Coast Guard is trying to locate a couple of missing boaters off the coast of Jekyll Island. Raymond and Laura Hudson's son reported his parents missing Monday morning after they didn't come home from a boating trip on Sunday.

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  11. Good News: Birthday from HeavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A hospital can be a very scary place for a child with cancer and their family. Life is anything but normal.

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