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  1. Hate exists on all sides of diverse groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Brunswick News

    ... so I don't even carry the hand-me-down responsibility that is talked about so much. In 1967, I came to St. Simons Island to live and experienced a totally different culture. Wow, 60 percent population of black, and a 100 percent population of ...

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  2. Iconic cartoonist dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Brunswick News

    Cartoonist Jack Davis draws a bulldog in his St. Simons Island studio in October 2015. Davis died Wednesday.

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  3. Coastal Scene 7.28Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Brunswick News

    The box office opens at 5 p.m., and shorts and cartoons begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $5 and includes popcorn. a Coast Guard Beach, First Street, St. Simons Island: One Hundred Miles will host its sea turtle night crawl with the St. Simons Island Sea Turtle Project at 9 p.m. Cost: $10 for non-members; $6 for members.

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  4. Beloved cartoonist Jack Davis has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Brunswick News

    Jack Davis, the famed cartoonist known for his University of Georgia drawings and for his work in comic books and for Mad Magazine, has died. He was 91. The St. Simons Island resident and Atlanta native moved to New York in the late 1940s after finishing school at the University of Georgia and a stint in the Navy to begin his career as a cartoonist.

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  5. Business summit to replace annual Chamber retreat this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    ... held in the Golden Isles and for the last several years has been held at the King and Prince Resort on St. Simons Island. "We're finalizing plans for the business summit, which will take the place of the annual retreat," said Chamber Executive ...

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  6. Marion BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brunswick News

    A memorial service, with military honors, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Cobb Funeral Chapel in Moultrie, Ga., and a memorial service on St. Simons Island, Ga., will be held at a later date. Born on Nov. 16, 1942, in Moultrie, Ga., he was the son of the late George Lamar Bridges and Martha Kirkley Bridges.

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  7. Murphy takes district 2 County Commission seat with large leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brunswick News

    ... to cooperate with them and do right by the island," Murphy said. Murphy, a retired heart surgeon, lives on St. Simons Island but was vacationing on the island for much longer before moving there. "The biggest point is, here I am a heart surgeon ...

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  8. Line dancing brings community togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brunswick News

    ... to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Selden Park in Brunswick, and 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Thursdays at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island. It costs $5 per class. "This is new right now but we want to do ongoing programs all year 'round, maybe even a walking program ...

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  9. Teen finds GOP involvement invaluableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Brunswick News

    ... members of the Golden Isles Republican Women's organization. During a Republican county convention on St. Simons Island in March, Ginny Hall happened to spot a teenager attending the event. Emma Johnson turned out to be 17, "and I was intrigued and ...

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  10. Polls open in Southeast Georgia Tuesday for party and nonpartisan runoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... the current sheriff, Jack Whisenant, who did not make the runoff in what had been a five man race in May. St. Simons Island voters will decide between County Commissioner Dale Provenzano and challenger Peter Murphy. In countywide voting, retired ...

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  11. Outcome of runoff races is important to area residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Brunswick News

    ... this month, Provenzano cited issues that include overdevelopment, roadway infrastructure and traffic on St. Simons Island. However, Murphy believes the county commissioners' solutions to this point have not been effective and in some cases, should ...

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  12. Lyda PickleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Brunswick News

    Lyda Dell Pickle, 92, died Saturday morning at her residence on St. Simons Island. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Brunswick Memorial Park Funeral Home.

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  13. Terry Dickson: Group provides father-figure role for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... good day for CIA. A couple of vice presidents from Rich Products Consumer Brands Division came from their St. Simons Island office with $25,000 written large on an oversized check. Craig Entwistle, vice president of the division, said it is the ...

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  14. 92-year-old Navy vet closing in on cross country runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Stars and Stripes

    ... S. Walker State Park west of Waycross. They chose to join Andrus in Waycross for the same reason he chose St. Simons Island to finish his run - it was the shortest route. Dan Krajcar maintains his fitness in the Air Force, but Renee Krajcar said ...

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  15. Robert ThackstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Brunswick News

    Robert was born in Bulloch County, but has lived for the last 20 years on St. Simons Island, Ga. He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering in June, 1964.

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  16. Early voting for runoff elections comes to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Brunswick News

    Tina Edwards, supervisor of elections for Glynn County, said 8 percent of Glynn County's 41,233 active registered voters in the county cast an early ballot for the runoff. Of the 3,145 early votes cast, 2,220 were made on St. Simons Island and 925 were made at the board of elections' location in Brunswick.

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  17. Faith Matters 7.23Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Brunswick News

    Jericho7 Arnaud Projects Inc. will observe its fifth anniversary at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Simons Christian Renewal Church, 6530 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island. Selden Park, 3401 Ross Road, Brunswick, will host the 54th anniversary of Horace Jones and The Mighty Jubilaires at 5 p.m. July 31. The cost is $10 for adults, and $5 for youth.

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  18. No question: Answer Man has answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Coastal Courier

    ... perspective. - A Group of Readers Deeply In Prayer Dear DIPs : Yes, there is a heaven. It is called St. Simons Island, but I hope nobody else shows up there - dead or alive. Developers will just use that as an excuse to cut down more trees and build ...

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  19. Owen Plant plans album release partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Brunswick News

    ... while live music is his passion, the Jamaica native has also logged in time in the studio. Since 2002, the St. Simons Island resident has released six albums that capture his unique blend of rock and reggae. Recently, Plant returned to California to ...

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  20. 92-year-old closing in on cross country run from San Diego to St. SimonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Florida Times-Union

    At Laura S. Walker State Park, Ernie Andrus was joined by his daughter, Cathy Rutledge of Shasta Lake, Calif. Andrus, 92, is running from San Diego to St. Simons Island trying to raise money to take a landing ship to Normandy.

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