McIntosh County Newswire

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

    10 hrs ago | 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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  2. Darien's annual "Blessing of the Fleet"Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | 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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  3. Criminal investigation of South Georgia Probation Inc. underway, official saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | 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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  4. Georgia historic sites offer programs on historic weapons, low country rice cultivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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  5. Three injured after semi-truck strikes U-Haul trailer on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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  6. We all lose if drilling comes to Georgia's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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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  7. Suspect who fled into "bad, boogery swamp'' still missing nearly a year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  8. Suspect who fled into "bad, boogery swamp'' still missing nearly a year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  9. Album: 'MCA at Long Co Baseball Gm-Military Appreciation NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Georgia Senate easily passes bill to make it easier to fight tickets issued in speed trapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... vehicular related deaths we have now, which is currently higher than most states,'' Cook said. Darien and McIntosh County are working on expanding a bicycle trail network to attract tourists who Cook said would be endangered by the proposed law. ...

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  16. WOW Mobile Health Vehicle Offers MammogramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    BRUNSWICK Southeast Georgia Health System's Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle will be in area counties this month. From 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today it will be at the McIntosh County Health Department, 1335 Highway 57, Townsend, call 912-832-5473 ext.

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  17. The senator with the snowballRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | SavannahNow

    I missed this last week, but it's worth a look. In the first video, Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma brings a snowball to the floor of the U.S. Senate as proof against global warming.

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  18. Chatham Co. teacher ID'ed as victim in fatal I-95 multi-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... for those planning on traveling that way. The victim was identified as 62-year-old Dr. Vicky Persons of McIntosh County. She was a 5th grade teacher at West Chatham Elementary School. All lanes were reopen around 2 p.m. Traffic was backed up for ...

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  19. Chatham County teacher killed in early morning wreck on Interstate 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | SavannahNow

    The Georgia State Patrol post in Hinesville has identified West Chatham Elementary School teacher as the person killed in an early morning wreck on Interstate 95 in Liberty County. According the GSP, Dr. Vicky Persons, 62, a 5th grade teacher from McIntosh County was killed after she was hit head-on in the Monday morning crash.

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  20. Georgia CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Children's programs : Book Babies for children 6-23 months, 9:30-10 a.m. Wednesdays; Toddler Time for 2-year olds, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Wednesdays; Camden County Public Library, 1410 Georgia 40 E., Kingsland. Both programs feature stories, puppets, finger plays and music.

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