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3 hrs ago | Brunswick News

Candidate's main focus is economy

For the Democratic candidate in the race to represent Georgia's 1st Congressional District, the battle is for the future.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Brunswick, GA

6 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumA Different Kind of Mother

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- When you live in a coastal region almost totally dependent upon tourism to stimulate the economy, it's quite obvious that one hand washes the other - if I may use the old British expression for bartering.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SavannahNow

Vox Populi: 'Why is it that the beaches at St. Simons and Hilton Head ...

"The Republicans have finally announced their replacement plan for us to use after they repeal Obamacare.

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Related Topix: St. Simons, GA

Business Journal

Georgia family sues Ebony magazine over Kendrick Johnson gym-mat death

Ebony magazine has been sued by a Georgia FBI agent and his wife over a series of stories that associated their sons with the death of Kendrick Johnson starting in August 2013.

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Related Topix: Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, Brunswick, GA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Brunswick News

Library reaches agreement in outstanding lawsuit

The Georgia Public Library System announced Thursday the Marshes of Glynn Library system has reached an agreement with the Three Rivers Library System to settle an outstanding lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Brunswick News

Ameris Bank robbery warrants issued

Warrants for James Arthur Gable, left to right, and John Bennett have been secured for the armed robbery of the Ameris Bank on July 21. Armed robbery warrants have been secured by the Glynn County Police Department for two men arrested Tuesday in Pooler on suspicion that they robbed an Ameris Bank on U.S. Hwy.

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Related Topix: Pooler, GA, Chatham County, GA

The Washington Post

An employeea s demotion and freedom of speech

Here's an expert from an administrative decision I just read, DeMay v. Richmond County Dep't of Social Servs. , 2014 WL 4206296 ; it was filed July 2, 2014, but just posted on Westlaw on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Brunswick, GA, Science / Technology

Brunswick News

City commission eyes attitude shift on litter

While each of the five Brunswick commissioners has ideas for improving the city, all require the same ingredient to make their ideas successful, Mayor Cornell Harvey said this week.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsEVEN in Fresno, Free Speech is not an Issue

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Many of us grew up listening to the preamble to the radio and television show, "The Shadow."

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Washington Times

Ga. professor bans students from saying a bless youa : report

A professor at a small public college in Brunswick, Georgia, has reportedly banned students from saying "bless you" in class and has threatened to deduct points from their final grade if they dare to say it.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Brunswick News

Planners delay vote on island's airport hotel idea

With plans for growth at the McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport moving ahead, Glynn County officials are working to draw up a planned development text for the area that will encompass all the needs for the present and future.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Different Kind of Mother

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- When you live in a coastal region almost totally dependent upon tourism to stimulate the economy, it's quite obvious that one hand washes the other - if I may use the old British expression for bartering.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

The Florida Times-Union

Georgia Happenings

The Valdosta Donor Center, 2517-A Bemiss Road, is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

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Related Topix: Georgia, 9, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, Jekyll Island, GA, Brunswick, GA, St. Simons Island, GA

PE Hub

Z Capital wins auction for Canyon Ranch

Z Capital Partners was named the successful bidder in the auction of the Carillon Hotel and Spa , which is currently being operated as Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach.

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Related Topix: Sea Island, GA

WTLV

Brunswick man gets life for 2013 murder

A 33-year-old Brunswick man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 murder of a man, who was found stabbed to death in a burnt out car, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Yarbrough: Texting while driving is 'idiotic obsession'

It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus and it doesn't get near the attention it should.

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Related Topix: Rutledge, GA, Morgan County, GA, St. Simons Island, GA, Opinion

Daily Kos

Georgia appeals court restores gun rights to former police officer convicted of sexual assault

In 1999, Dennis Krause was working as a Glynn County, Georgia police officer. After responding to a 911 call about domestic violence, he "arrested" the woman who called and forced her to have sex with him at a motel: The 40-year-old woman testified that after placing her in his patrol car, Krauss drove to a motel along Interstate 95 where he gave ... (more)

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The Coastal Courier

Sound Off for Aug 25

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives.

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Related Topix: Liberty County, GA, Fleming, GA, St. Simons, GA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Different Kind of Mother

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- When you live in a coastal region almost totally dependent upon tourism to stimulate the economy, it's quite obvious that one hand washes the other - if I may use the old British expression for bartering.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

SavannahNow

EPD director speaks out on buffers

The state's top environmental regulator on Friday defended his decision not to require buffers along much of the coastal marsh, even after an appellate court gave him legal justification for that protection.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

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