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  1. Planners delay vote on island's airport hotel ideaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Brunswick News

    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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  2. MomentumA Different Kind of MotherRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | 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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  3. Market MoverFOR These Times, 'Threepenny Opera' is TimelyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- And yet again we are waking up to news of another disaster, this time a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Italy, 60 miles east of Rome with 237 confirmed dead and 17,000 homeless as the rescue iof anyone living or dead in the rubble continues.

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

    5 hrs ago | 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. Make My DayTHE Adventures of Vacation DadRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | 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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  6. The WilliesWHY is All the News So Slow?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | 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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  7. My HorizonsA Lovely Night in D SseldorfRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- According to a 1943 article on "self-actualization" by the late, great psychiatrist Dr. Abraham Maslow, we've learned our basic human needs are air, water, food, shelter and clothing.

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  8. Brasch WordsTHE Great Government Swine Flu ConspiracyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga -- My shopping cart had what I call "go funny" wheels and with difficulty I eased it along the long line to the conveyer belt for checkout.

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

    6 hrs ago | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Brasch Words Air Fares's Cheap - Just Watch Out for SurchargesRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- There is an old saying: "The more things change the more they remain the same," and, still another, "Times change and we change with them."

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  14. The WilliesGEE, Can Florida Get One of Those?Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- He came out of the men's locker room with such a smile on his face that we all said, "What's so funny, Chris?" In his fading British accent that made his answer so much more amusing, he said: "I was rinsing my mouth when a fellow said, 'hello.'

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  15. MomentumREALITY BITESRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2009 | American Reporter

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

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  16. Georgia HappeningsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... by Applebee's. Registration required. (912) 265-4100. "A Separation," as part of the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series, 7 p.m., St. Simons Island Casino Theater. The 2011 Iranian film, the winner of Academy Awards' Best Foreign Film" ...

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  17. St. Simons Island man among 4 dead in Ohio plane crashRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Barbara R. Snyder said, "and feel profound sympathy for their loved ones and friends." Hill grew up on St. Simons Island where he attended St. Simons and Oglethorpe Point elementary schools and then Glynn Middle School in Brunswick, Glynn County ...

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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