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  1. Sea Palms Owner And Management Company Announce Milestones On Property EnhancementsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - March 26, 2015 - ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- The Ardent Companies, owner of the prominent Sea Palms Resort and Conference Center, and Valor Hospitality Partners, the property's management company, have announced that key property enhancements have been completed on the resort's conference center, restaurant & lounge, accommodations and pool area.

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  2. Zaycon Foods finds Success with Tim Forrest ConsultingRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    PRLog - March 25, 2015 - SPOKANE, Wash. -- St. Simons Island, Georgia - 26, March 2015 - Zaycon Foods a , a six-year-old drive-through bulk grocery business currently delivering farm-fresh foods directly to nearly 400,000 customers via 1,400 delivery locations in 48 states, found success working with Tim Forrest Consulting.

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  3. Terry Dickson: Jacksonville novelist Charles Martin writes clean, hopeful and oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... he speaks at the Table of Contents, the Friends of the Brunswick Library's annual fundraising dinner on St. Simons Island. It's in the King & Prince Hotel's Delegal dining room, a place with a view that inspires. No matter where he sets them, his ...

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  4. Fort Frederica visitor center to be closed March 30 until April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island will close its visitor center from Monday, March 30, until April 13 during electrical repair, acting Superintendent Steven A. McCoy said. The park will remain open for its regular hours from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. but there will be no access to the visitor center.

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  5. Brandon Pierce leads LSU men's golf team to second place finish in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times-Picayune

    ... A&M Aggie Invitational on April 4-5. After that it's on to the SEC Championship, set for April 17-19 at St. Simons Island, Ga. MANZELLA WORK NOTED IN TWO MAGAZINES: Brian Manzella , the director of instruction at the Brian Manzella Golf Academy, was ...

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  6. Aiken City Council picks its next city managerRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Aiken Standard

    John C. Klimm, of Saint Simons Island, Georgia, was chosen out of three remaining candidates selected to fill the vacancy. He was the prior town administrator of the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island from 2012 up until his contract expired in January, according to media reports.

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  7. Bulloch History with Roger Allen: The long and juicy history of Georgia's famous peachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Statesboro Herald

    ... and Massachusetts. Franciscan monks introduced peaches to the Georgia around 1573, when they were sent to St. Simons Island (San Buenaventura Monastery). Here, Native Americans acquired the fruits and planted the seeds as they traveled the woods of ...

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  8. St. Simons forms committee to examine UGA student beach parties during Georgia-Florida weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The annual Frat Beach drinking party on St. Simons Island during Georgia-Florida football weekend in late October is a disaster waiting to happen, island businessman Cap Fendig said, and he is asking the Glynn County Commission to intervene. The event draws University of Georgia fraternity and sorority members and others to the beach on the Friday before the game is played in Jacksonville, and the party often gets out of control, Fendig said.

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  9. Tybee officials search for answers to hotel/motel tax issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | SavannahNow

    ... the problems with vacation rentals that are found on Tybee. In Glynn County, where the unincorporated St. Simons Island is located, hotel/motel taxes are only required during the first 30 days a property is rented, county finance director Tonya ...

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  10. Christ Church tour of homes has 4 stops on Sea Island and repeat of cemetery theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Florida Times-Union

    Lori Cook stands in the dining room of her home on St. Simons Island. The home is on Saturday's Christ Church Spring Tour of Homes on St. Simons and Sea Island.

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  11. St. Simons businessman asks county to bring control to drunken Georgia-Florida weekend beach partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Florida Times-Union

    The annual Frat Beach drinking party on St. Simons Island during Georgia-Florida football weekend in late October is a disaster waiting to happen, island businessman Cap Fendig said, and he is asking the Glynn County Commission to intervene. The event draws University of Georgia fraternity and sorority members and others to the beach on the Friday before the game is played in Jacksonville, and the party often gets out of control, Fendig said.

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  12. Sea Island Co., environmental groups reach settlement on company's development of "Sea Island Spit"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... The agreement also quiets at least a portion of recent outcries against development on Sea Island and St. Simons Island. Citizens opposed to Sea Island Co.'s plans had turned out to object at planning and County Commission meetings often wearing ...

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  13. Terry Dickson: Brunswick anti-litter agency wants to clean up, no ifs, ands or buttsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Isles Beautiful got some grant funding and put up 18 butt receptacles, some at the pier on St. Simons Island. To keep grant funding, you have to show some accountability, so Badyna-King and her litter patrol patrol meticulously collecting and ...

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  14. Gainesville graduate Murphy grateful for Georgia Sports Hall of Fame inductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Times

    ... "What is a scrawny quarterback from Gainesville High doing here?" said Murphy, who is now 81 and lives on St. Simons Island. The answer to that tongue-in-cheek question is simple. Murphy, who made his living as a prominent journalist, newspaper ...

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  15. Vox Populi: 'Will cat poop hurt vegetables?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | SavannahNow

    ... unwound to a fantastic comedy show. Fifteen minutes in I realized it was a City Council meeting!" "Boy is St. Simons Island missing the boat! Rode around all day and never found a parking meter and no telling how much money they're wasting providing ...

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  16. Writer opposes mayoral candidate - A letter of opposition...Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... personnel disbursement and budget decisions made by the Pentagon. I noted that the annual boondoggle to St. Simons Island was not on his list. Guess that is rated as OK. But this old taxpayer and public servant does agree strongly with one point. ...

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  17. Split private schools out of HS sports to promote parityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Coastal Courier

    ... personnel disbursement and budget decisions made by the Pentagon. I noted that the annual boondoggle to St. Simons Island was not on his list. Guess that is rated as OK. But this old taxpayer and public servant does agree strongly with one point. ...

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  18. MomentumA Different Kind of MotherRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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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  19. Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Has an IdeaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga, -- Today, when I selected Mothers' Day cards, they were for my daughters who are mothers themselves. Yet, as I scanned the verses, I was thinking the words were just what I'd want to say to my own mother.

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  20. Make My DayTHE Adventures of Vacation DadRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- We always called this day "Decoration Day," even though it had long since been officially named Memorial Day on calendars and posters.

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