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  1. Shrimp boat hits St. Simons pier, knocks down safety rail, lamp postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Police tape blocks accesses to the western leg of the T-shaped St. Simons Island pier after a shrimp boat struck it Saturday night knocking down part of the railing and two lamp posts. The usable area of the island's T-shaped fishing pier has been reduced to an L after a shrimp boat struck it with its rigging late Saturday.

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  2. Road closing on St. Simons Island for 3 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    A couple of families are shown out on morning runs along the sidewalk on Ocean Boulevard on St. Simons Island. Glynn County is closing the roadway from Monday, Sept.

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  3. Terry Dickson: St. Simons couple driven to see cats, dogs find a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    They call their Ford Focus Titanium the Batmobile, not that a bat has been anywhere near it. It's because of two rescue cats they delivered to a couple in Augusta.

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  4. Terry Dickson: Father, son painters to leave marketing behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    In spite of that disadvantage, St. Simons Island oil painter Jim Palmer beat everyone with his painting of the Harbor Town lighthouse on Hilton Head Island. But Palmer had an advantage over the photographers: The lighthouse hadn't been built when he painted it in 1969 for Charles Fraser, the developer of Sea Pines Plantation, who wanted it on his Christmas card.

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  5. Cleanup of storm debris on St. Simons and in unincorporated Glynn County to start Monday end Sept. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    A private contractor will clean up the storm debris dumped by Tropical Storm Hermine beginning Monday and continuing until Sept. 23, Glynn County said.

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  6. Woman bicyclist killed Sunday on St. Simons and husband had moved...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    A woman killed Sunday when her bicycle was struck by a work truck at the top of a bridge on the St. Simon Island causeway was training for a ride in Tennessee later this month, a family friend said. Susan "Suze" Kilner, 36, was struck from behind on the MacKay River bridge about 12:45 p.m. as she and her husband, Troy, rode their bicycles west on the 4-mile-long causeway.

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  7. Glynn County commissioners to vote Wednesday on whether to pay for storm cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    The Glynn County Commission will meet Wednesday to decide whether to use county funds to clean up storm debris that residents have piled along streets on St. Simons and the mainland. Commissioner Dale Provenzano, who lives on St. Simons, said so far most other commissioners have declined to commit to pay for cleaning up the tons of limbs and leaves that Tropical Storm Hermine blew down Thursday night and Friday.

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  8. Terry Dickson: Former Jacksonville news anchor provided comfort away from deadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Crosby has left the small screen for a small corner office in a pretty setting at Hospice of the Golden Isles. Well, not all of it's pretty because part of it's under construction as the facility adds a new chapel and bereavement center.

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  9. 93-year-old World War II vet finishes San Diego to St. Simons Island runRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    [email protected] - 8/20/16 - Ernie Andrus, 93, smiles as the Atlantic washes over his running shoes at East Beach on St. Simons at 8:30 a.m. Saturday where he finished his 2-year, 10-month run and walk from San Diego to St. Simons, where well over 1,000 waited to congratulate him. With him were his daughter, Kathy Ratledge, right, and stepdaughters, Linda Inforzato, left with visor, and Sandy Suelzle.

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  10. 92-year-old WWII Navy vet is just a few miles short of Atlantic in coast-to-coast walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    [email protected] - 8/18/16 - About three dozen walkers are shown crossing the Back River Bridge on the St. Simons Causeway just after sunrise with 92-year-old Ernest Andrus, in the yellow shirt, as he finished the next to last leg of his San Diego to St. Simons Island walk and run. Ernie Andrus, 92, has one more river to cross - and a birthday to celebrate - on his San Diego to St. Simons Island walk and run that he started in October 2013.

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  11. Dollar General protest rather genteelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    It was odd this week, island residents standing beside Frederica Road holding protest signs that said "Honk to Save 1810" and "Stop $ General." The 1810 referred to the lot at their backs, 1810 Frederica Road, that owner Tidewater Engineering wants to sell to Dollar General so the company can open a store there.

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  12. Louisiana flooding forces caterer to cancel trip to St. Simons for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    The flooding in Louisiana has put a crimp in Saturday's celebration of 92-year-old World War II veteran Ernest Andrus' cross-country run that will end on a St. Simons Island beach. SWEGS Kitchen of Louisiana had planned to send a food truck to the island to provide food for a noon until 3 p.m. celebration at American Legion Post 166.

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  13. Ernest Andrus, 92, just 8 miles from finish of run from San Diego to St. Simons IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Ninety-two-year-old Ernie Andrus waves a flag at the western end of the St. Simons Island causeway as he ends the third from last leg of his San Diego to St. Simons run. He's raising money to sail a World War II LST to Normanday in 2019 for the75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

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  14. Ernest Albus, 92, just 8 miles from finish of run from San Diego to St. Simons IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    [email protected] - 8/15/16 - Ninety-two-year-old Ernie Albus waves a flag at the western end of the St. Simons Island causeway as he ends the third from last leg of his San Diego to St. Simons run. He's raising money to sail a World War II LST to Normanday in 2019 for the75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

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  15. Artist was a friend to many of man's best friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Glassblower Barry Knapp gets an impressive flame going at Golden Isles Elementary School's annual art festival for students in 2009. Barry Knapp, 74, died suddenly at his home the night of Saturday the 6th.

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  16. Terry Dickson: This supervisor of the year isn't afraid to dig right inRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    In today's world, field supervisors worry about the placement of cup holders and Bluetooth hookups in their pickup trucks - usually the shiniest in the fleet. I'm not sure Harrell ever left the garage without a shovel in his truck, and it's not as a replacement in the event one of his crew members breaks a handle.

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  17. World War II vet's re-election loss to Georgia House may clear the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Yates, who first took office in 1993, was the last World War II veteran in the General Assembly and he chaired the House Defense and Veterans Affairs committee. Some of his fellow veterans had been waiting because Yates, using his chairmanship, had long thwarted their efforts to make Veterans Day a school holiday.

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  18. Mad magazine artist Jack Davis dies at St. Simons Island homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Former MAD Magazine and Tales from the Crypt comic book artist Jack Davis is shown with the College of Coastal Georgia Mariner mascot. Davis drew his version of the Mariner as a favor to the college which wanted to replace its old one that many said resembled the Gorton's Seafood logo.

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  19. Brunswick preacher admits falsifying endorsement in County Commission raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Bishop Kenneth Adkins said Thursday that he made up an endorsement he posted on Facebook at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, 15 minutes after polls opened. The post said that state Rep. Jeff Jones, R-St.

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  20. Southeast Georgia voters elect clerk, judge, set up coroner's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Voters in Tuesday's runoffs in Southeast Georgia chose a new judge, a clerk of court and set up a coroner's race. In Glynn County, the once-embattled Clerk of Superior Court's office will have a new leader come Jan. 1 in retired banker Ron Adams.

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