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  1. More motorcyclists on roads during Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... state to state. A Florida mother and son will now have Georgia on their minds after being pulled over in McIntosh County for not wearing helmets. "We don't have to wear helmets in Florida," said Laura Reddick. While she said she understands she ...

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  2. Teachers wanted to study Gullah culture of GA, SCRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Their dinner had just arrived as the two college professors watched their guests, a group of singers from the Georgia coast, unexpectedly turn saying grace into an outburst of song, rhythm and shouted praises that soon had other diners in the restaurant joining in with the impromptu performance. "Before you know it, they're out of their chairs and the beat is getting played on a table and you had all the children in the restaurant shouting praises with them," said Mary Ellen Junda, a music professor at the University of Connecticut.

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  3. KOCH: Scott looking to emulate Gary Clark's freshman yearTre Scott...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Cincinnati Bearcats

    ... our leading assist man with four or five assists per game," said Ron Austin, who coached Scott last year at McIntosh County Academy in Georgia. "Even though he led us in scoring, he averaged about 11 rebounds. On top of that, he usually gets ...

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  4. Smoked mullet should catch back on in the LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Post and Courier

    At the end of a dirt road on Georgia's Sapelo Island, past a man hand-making cast nets from cotton twine, a bevy of women lifting gospel music into the fall air, and a troop of Civil War re-enactors representing the blue Massachusetts 54th, I got my first taste of smoked mullet. I'd come for the annual cultural day, which for a brief, bucolic afternoon packs descendants of Geechie natives onto the ferry that supplies access to the remote enclave of Hog Hammock and delivers them to the small hamlet's social center by a repurposed school bus.

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  5. Smoked mullet and other a trasha fish should catch back on in the LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Post and Courier

    At the end of a dirt road on Georgia's Sapelo Island, past a man hand-making cast nets from cotton twine, a bevy of women lifting gospel music into the fall air, and a troop of Civil War re-enactors representing the blue Massachusetts 54th, I got my first taste of smoked mullet. I'd come for the annual cultural day, which for a brief, bucolic afternoon packs descendants of Geechie natives onto the ferry that supplies access to the remote enclave of Hog Hammock and delivers them to the small hamlet's social center by a repurposed school bus.

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  6. McIntosh County man pleads guilty to federal child porn chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Florida Times-Union

    A McIntosh County man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to a federal child pornography charge. Michael Irving Selley, a 41-year-old father of two teenagers who had worked in debt collections, entered his guilty plea before Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood in Brunswick.

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  7. Blue Tide go 1-1; move up in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    The Long County High School baseball team continued its pattern of going 1-1 this past week, beating McIntosh County but losing to Claxton High School . On Tuesday, the Blue Tide took on McIntosh in Darien in a big region game.

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  8. Darien's annual "Blessing of the Fleet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The "Blessing of the Fleet" tradition has been going on since the late 1960's and is hugely popular, always attracting hundreds of spectators. The annual festival is held by the Darien-McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce and it's all about celebrating the county's biggest industry: shrimping.

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  9. Criminal investigation of South Georgia Probation Inc. underway, official saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    A criminal investigation is being conducted into South Georgia Probation Inc., a private company that had its authority to supervise probationers for fees revoked in December, the McIntosh County manager confirmed. "It's a criminal investigation now,'' conducted by the Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, County Manager Brett Cook said.

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  10. Georgia historic sites offer programs on historic weapons, low country rice cultivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    A couple of state historic sites in Southeast Georgia will hold programs during the next week on historic weapons and low country rice cultivation. Fort King George State Historic Site will host "Weapons that Made America" from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at the park in Darien.

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  11. Three injured after semi-truck strikes U-Haul trailer on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | St. Augustine Record

    A semi-truck collided with a 1998 Chevrolet C2500 pickup pulling a U-Haul trailer while both vehicles were traveling south on I-95 in the left lane. The semi-truck struck the rear end of the trailer causing the pickup to lose control and jackknife, according to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  12. We all lose if drilling comes to Georgia's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In late January, President Barack Obama unveiled plans to allow oil and gas drilling on the Atlantic Coast's outer continental shelf. Georgia has much at stake if this occurs.

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  13. Suspect who fled into "bad, boogery swamp'' still missing nearly a year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... in the Timber Ridge subdivision off Interstate 95 last April. Glynn County police chased them north into McIntosh County where they crashed on I-95 north of Darien. They ran from the vehicle into King Swamp that runs from I-95 to the area of ...

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  14. Suspect who fled into "bad, boogery swamp'' still missing nearly a year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... in the Timber Ridge subdivision off Interstate 95 last April. Glynn County police chased them north into McIntosh County where they crashed on I-95 north of Darien. They ran from the vehicle into King Swamp that runs from I-95 to the area of ...

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  15. Album: 'MCA at Long Co Baseball Gm-Military Appreciation NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    Pick up a Sunday 3/22 Coastal Courier for a full story on the McIntosh County at Long County Baseball Game/Military Appreciation Night.

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  16. Long buys building for 911 centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... and the other commissioners believe they could provide service at about the same cost as the contract. The McIntosh County center is going to cost $292,000 in the coming year, he said. Gordon estimated the equipment for center would cost $200,000. ...

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  17. McIntosh County builds path through historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... extend it to the Sapelo Island Visitors Center at Meridian. Even if it stops short of Meridian for awhile, McIntosh County Commission Chairman Kelly Spratt said the path already has had a positive impact providing walkability, aesthetics and a sense ...

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  18. Two cited for seafood freshness packaging scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries busted two men for alleged commercial seafood labeling violations in Orleans Parish, according to a press release. Sean Delaune, 26, of New Orleans, was cited for misbranding seafood packages and Thomas Smith, 49, of Darien, Ga., was cited for conspiring to misbrand seafood packages during a March 4 inspection of the Gulf Atlantic Fisheries seafood wholesaler in New Orleans.

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  19. Enjoying Southern cooking, hospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    But we were in Darien, the second oldest city in Georgia and although this part of the Atlantic Seaboard attracts snow birds, the only kind of skiing in McIntosh County is on the salt water rivers that serve as borders. The last time down this way, I had blissed out over a flounder lightly battered and dropped whole into hot grease, served with a grace of slaw and a stack of paper napkins to wipe my fingers used to pick out bones.

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  20. New Orleans wholesaler accused of falsifying seafood's 'best by' dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    A New Orleans man and a Georgia man were cited this month, accused of conspiring to change the "best by" dates on nearly 15,000 pounds of mahi-mahi filets, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries . They each were charged with commercial seafood labeling violations.

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