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  1. North American Tea ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BellaOnline

    ... but nothing was ever grown from this. The first actual colonial cultivation of tea plants was recorded on Skidaway Island near Savannah Georgia in 1772, then approximately twenty eight years later, 1774 tea seeds were planted for the first time in ...

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  2. Eagle Scout has local tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Georgetown Times

    Liz Forrester of Georgetown stands with her grandson, Lindsay Montgomery Pindar, who received his Eagle Scout badge on April 11. Pindar, who is a member of Boy Scout Troop 57 chartered by Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church in Savannah, Georgia, is also the grandson of Dr. James Forrester.

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  3. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    ... buy tickets, go to www.ogeecheeriverkeeper.org or call 866-942-6222. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and noon-2 p.m. May 9. Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Causeway. Skidaway Island State Park is getting ready for its first yard sale May 9. After paying the ...

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  4. Plenty to do at Skidaway IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    You probably know they have camping, but did you know they have six miles of nature trails, an interpretive center with live animals, great spots for bird watching, scavenger hunts and bicycles for rent? May 9 would be a good time to check it out if you haven't been. The park is hosting its first yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by its monthly Picnic in the Park from noon-2 p.m. "Our manager and assistant manager realized we needed to get rid of our things that are taking up space in our storage area," he said.

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  5. Arts and crafts festival highlights maritime communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | SavannahNow

    Artwork by John Taylor John Taylor is a photographer who had a career on Wall Street. He moved to Skidaway Island in 2009 and fell in love with the "beauty of Savannah."

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  6. Nicholsonboro historical marker restored, dedicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | SavannahNow

    ... the marker due to budget cuts, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources removed and stored the marker at Skidaway Island State Park for two years. After learning of the situation and meeting with members of the Nicholsonboro community, the ...

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  7. Vox Populi: 'Hillary's campaign logo should be similar to college...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | SavannahNow

    ... Do something NOW!" "Thank you to the person who returned my cellphone to the Publix courtesy counter on Skidaway Island. That was very kind of you!" "I drive down Broughton Street every morning at 6:15 a.m. Why am I stopping at every red light and ...

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  8. Shrimp black gill to b...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Coastal Courier

    ... May 12. The program will be in the McGowan Library at the UGA Skidaway Institute, 10 Ocean Science Circle on Skidaway Island. It will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., and the lecture will follow at 7:15 p.m. Evening @ Skidaway is sponsored by ...

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  9. Robert SmithRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Times Observer

    ... Valley Country Club, Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club, Chautauqua Golf Course, First Presbyterian Church at Skidaway Island and The Landings Club. Surviving are his wife, Katy Thomas; his children, Douglas (Margaret), Jeffrey (Sandra), Elizabeth (Roger) ...

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  10. St. Louis delegation cultivates Israeli agrotechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Times of Israel

    ... Glaser is a graduate of the University of Michigan. He and his wife Connie, an author and lecturer, live on Skidaway Island near Savannah, Georgia and their 2nd home in the Blue Ridge mountains. [Less] Business, science, and economic development ...

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  11. Warming climate may release vast amounts of carbon from long-frozen Arctic soilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... Science. The Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is a research unit of the University of Georgia located on Skidaway Island near Savannah. The mission of the institute is to provide the state of Georgia with a nationally and internationally ...

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  12. Warming climate may release vast amounts of carbon from long-frozen Arctic soilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... Science. The Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is a research unit of the University of Georgia located on Skidaway Island near Savannah. The mission of the institute is to provide the state of Georgia with a nationally and internationally ...

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  13. 'Big Bang Theory' star in town for Savannah Challenger tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Kaley Cuoco Sweeting, star of "The Big Bang Theory"where she plays Penny, was at the Savannah Challenger today with her husband Ryan Sweeting, who is playing in the tournament held at the Landings Club on Skidaway Island. This is the seventh year in a row that the USTA Pro Circuit clay-court tournament will be held in Savannah.

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  14. Skidaway Island and Endurance Race Services host best half marathon course everRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Examiner.com

    When you are part of a running group, the question you get asked by fellow runners is, "what race are you training for?" To be honest, my answer is almost always, "I am just trying to stay in shape to run five miles with friends so I do not get left too far behind or pass out along the way." In the world of runners, I am not the most motivated.

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  15. St. Joseph's/ Candler Savannah Challenger Tennis TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... that will be part of the professional tennis tournament, coming up April 18th -26th at the Landings Club, on Skidaway Island. "We're the only premiere tennis event in the Southeast right now. We're the only professional event in Savannah, so it's ...

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  16. Birders' Eye View: Feast fit for a birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... hawks, crows, ravens, doves and starlings." This year, however, thanks to the webcam set up on a nest on Skidaway Island, we've been able to see for ourselves what great horned owls eat in Coastal Georgia. At first, it seemed like Mr. Great Horned ...

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  17. Looking for Pearls: Chatham County soars as eagle capital of GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... survey of bald eagle nests. Jim and pilot Ed Watkins picked me up at the Marine Extension Center Aquarium on Skidaway Island at 11:30 a.m. and dropped me off at the Savannah Airport at 1 p.m. These guys cover some ground! They had started the day in ...

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  18. Smith Brothers returns to downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... we have it." After operating two stores on 41st Street beginning in the 1920s, Smith Brothers opened on Skidaway Island in 1987. The Anderson family left that location in September and is set to re-establish a Savannah tradition in the heart of ...

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  19. Real Estate Scorecard Honors The Landings Club in Savannah Georgia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... 2008 USTA Team Tennis Event of the Year The Landings is a super-sized Savannah country club spread across Skidaway Island in the Lowcountry of Georgia. The gated community has approximately 8,500 residents with over 100 self-organized social clubs. ...

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  20. Savannah's running tradition not spawned by bridges, rock 'n' rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... faster people." One hot June day, the late Julie Backus Smith left male runners behind in a long race on Skidaway Island. But it was men who laughed at her announcement to run a marathon after she had only run a few months. Another of Kyle's ...

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