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  1. Sound off for Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... about the increase of taxes, the resident that asked whether the city officials would go to China or St. Simons Island and was told that didn't have anything to do with the property-tax increase, the mayor was definitely wrong on that. Anything that ...

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  2. An Ar ExclusiveDID the House Play the House? Casino Ads Sporting...Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Eight years ago my curiosity was aroused when a beautiful, rich and famous actress - Winona Ryder - was arrested for shoplifting $6,000 worth of clothes and hair products from a Saks Fifth Avenue store in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  3. Brasch WordsANIMAL Mutilation by Another Name: 'Breed Standards'Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- From the outside looking in, you would probably say I had a hardscrabble life growing up, but the world of make-believe existed on the inside as I played with my paper dolls.

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  4. On Native GroundTAKING a Stand Against TortureRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Actually, saying "pride goes before a fall" rings true to me, but we've always been aware of it and never really hit rock bottom.

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  5. The WilliesWHY is All the News So Slow?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- The 1990 Decennial Census was an eye opener for me; it was not just counting heads for an accurate picture of population growth or decline in the previous 10 years.

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  6. MomentumSUCKING Up the JuiceRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Immigration is in the news again, or is it "still?" There is a big difference between what I see here on St. Simons and what I see when I visit my friend in Queens, New York.

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  7. MomentumWHAT IF?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- It's been over 50 years since I wore the exquisitely fashioned fur scarf made of three Stone Marten skins attached to each other, flashing those beady glass brown eyes as the wearer shrugged her shoulders to adjust the draping.

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  8. On Native GroundTHE Sudden Death of a Small TownRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- If I were to suggest being shocked that someone would rob a grave, I'd be misinforming you.

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  9. MomentumREALITY BITESRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- On Thanksgiving, we begged. On Hallowe'en, we bobbed - for apples, that is.

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  10. N.y.S.E. Bought Out by Germany's Frankfurt EchangeRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2011 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- The thought that crossed my mind this morning was so incongruous I thought someone else must have been behind it.

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  11. Brasch WordsBREAKING CHINA - LEGALLYRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2011 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- The blizzard that drew New York City to a halt last week filled me with yearning, or, shall I say, a heart-rending longing for home.

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  12. MomentumMOM is MovedRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A dozen or so years ago I wrote an article called "The Handwriting on the Wall," and in it I mentioned how I had laughed years earlier when a woman objected to anyone smoking in an elevator and took her case to court.

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  13. On Native GroundPATRIOT Act Demanded Repeal, not RenewalRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- That title just brought on a collective groan among readers, "Well, duh," since most of us have had "live and learn" moments in our lives: Live and learn; love and learn, lock keys in the car and learn, put your red sock with the white in the washing machine, and learn.

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  14. MomentumFOR REALRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Today would be Carroll O'Connor's birthday. In the person of Archie Bunker, starring in "All in the Family," a sitcom in the 70s, he personified an American bigot.

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  15. Brasch WordsTHAT 'Rocket's Red Glare' May Be ChineseRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Shakespeare's character, Iago, begins a dialog in Othello saying: "Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, is the immediate jewel of their souls."

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  16. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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  17. Brasch WordsEVEN in Fresno, Free Speech is not an IssueRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    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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  18. On Native GroundRIGHT-Wing Bullies Claim Victimhood While Attacking the LeftRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- I was thinking of the two Elizabeths who both fit prominently in my memories of the past seven decades.

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  19. MomentumA Different Kind of MotherRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    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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  20. MomentumVERMONT FIRSTSRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Hold on a minute while I take a deep breath, before I comment about the latest phenomena to strike us.

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