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Nimmer bringing Rural Development Council to area

It was back in May when Georgia House Speaker David Ralston told State Representatives rural Georgia "can't afford to wait" for the next election to find solutions for its problems. With that challenge, Ralston appointed 15 House members to the latest incarnation of our state's "Rural Development Co

BLACKSHEAR TIMES - 2017-10-17 21:55:00

Camden County hosting drive-thru flu shot clinic in November

The clinic runs 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Lowes in Kingsland JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - For those living in Camden County who still need their flu shots, you're in luck. The county health department is hosting a drive-thru flu vaccination clinic next month. It will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-10-16 17:59:23

KPD investigating two deaths at Kingsland home

Kingsland police are investigating the deaths of two active duty sailors after they both were found dead at the same house within four days. Brian Jarrell, 25, of St. Marys was found dead Oct. 12 in Ty Bell's home on Spinnaker Court in Kingsland. On Oct. 16, Bell was also found dead in his house. Th

CAMDEN COUNTY TRIBUNE - 2017-10-17 21:06:58

Kingsland police investigate deaths of 2 sailors

Kingsland police are investigating the deaths of two active-duty sailors found in the same home on Spinnaker Circle in Kingsland on two different days. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Jarrell was found unconscious and not breathing shortly before 5 p.m. Oct. 12, and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-17 21:15:00

2 sailors die 4 days apart in same Kingsland home

KINGSLAND, Ga. - Police are investigating two deaths of Naval Station Kings Bay sailors in the same home, one found last Thursday and the second on Monday morning. According to separate reports from the Kingsland Police Department, 25-year-old Brian Jarrell was found dead inside his co-worker's hom

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-10-17 21:04:39

2 U.S. sailors found dead at same home in Kingsland

Two sailors with the U.S. Navy were found dead at the same home in Kingsland, Georgia this past week. Both sailors were found unconscious at a home on Spinnaker Circle on two different days. The first sailor, identified as 25-year-old Brian Thomas Jarrell, was found unconscious and not breathing on

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2017-10-17 21:03:29

Playwright believes in sharing laughs

Molly Moroney fully believes in pursuing one's passion. It is something the St. Simons Island resident has done all of her life. "I think that everyone has a God-given talent. You are given a gift and you have to embrace it and give it your full energy," she said. For Moroney, that talent is being a

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-17 04:00:00

Kings Bay sailors found dead were best friends, neighbors 'shocked'

KINGSLAND, Ga. - Police are looking for answers in the deaths of two Navy sailors who died just days apart in the same home. Investigators say Bryan Jarrell was at Disney with his family when he said he wasn't feeling well and disappeared. He was found in a home near Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay o

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-10-18 03:55:51

US-backed fighters clearing war remnants in Syria's Raqqa

FILE - In this July 27, 2017 file photo, A U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighter runs in front of a damaged building as he crosses a street on the front line, in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)Hussein Malla BEIRUT (AP) - The spokesman for U.S.-backed forces fighting Islamic State

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 08:23:25

Angler lands 93-pound blue catfish for new Georgia record

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) - A blue catfish caught on Georgia's Altamaha River this past weekend weighed 93 pounds - a new state record. Georgia's Department of Natural Resources says in a Tuesday news release that

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 05:38:58

Jekyll Rotary Club adds new member

Submitted by Michael Thompson Jekyll Island Rotary Club recently inducted a new member. Jim McKenna, president of the club, welcomed Charles Collins at a recently monthly meeting. Collins, his wife, Debbie, and their dog, Thomas, moved to Jekyll in May of this year. He retired to the area after serv

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Humane Society receives food donation

Submitted by Staci Drawdy The Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia recently received a dog food donation. The dog food, which totaled thousands of pounds, was gifted from Animal Supply Company. The food will benefit local homeless pets as well as individual families in the area. It will be open f

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Housing authority asks private landlords to participate in voucher program

Area residents on Tuesday signed up for the federal government's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program that assists low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled, with decent, affordable housing in the private market. As residents signed up, the Brunswick Housing Authority issued a call to p

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

McIntosh 4-H students hold contest

Submitted by Dianne Richardson Tammy Tyre, McIntosh County Extension 4-H agent, hosted many activities for the McIntosh County School's 4-H Students in celebration of National 4-H Week. The featured activity was a holiday card crafting contest. Afterschool at Todd-Grant Elementary School, students a

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Georgia Retired Educators installs new officers

Submitted by Marcia Wendel The Golden Isles unit of the Georgia Retired Educators (GREA) recently installed officers for the 2017-2018 year. Harley Grove of Jesup, the GREA Area 5 Director, conducted the installation. Pictured are Leo Moore, past-president, from left; Brentsie Walker, president; Har

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Search to begin for next CCGA president

The University System of Georgia announced Tuesday it plans to launch a national search for the next College of Coastal Georgia president. Meg Amstutz, who has served as interim president since July 1, does not plan to seek the position permanently, according to a USG press release. "We owe a big th

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-17 18:07:00

Behind the Bar: Spencer Martin

Lining the wooden bar at Rafters on St. Simons Island with 50 shot-sized glasses is enough of a spectacle to liven any crowd. Hearing the cheers echo through the lofted space and watching faces light up under the dancing blue lights as he pours a continuous stream of "Grape Gatorade" shots is one of

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

He's on the hunt for younger girls

I'm 16 and need your advice. Last Christmas I visited my aunt who lives in Mexico. The boy who lived next door to her was really cute and he asked me to go out with him. I told him no because I thought I was too ugly to go out with such a cute guy. I plan to spend the Christmas holiday in Mexico wit

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Recent hepatitis a outbreak devastates city's homeless

I'm familiar with hepatitis C's connection to death, but hepatitis A? I had no idea that could be lethal, and now I'm reading about a number of deaths in San Diego. I thought anyone could get hepatitis A. Dear Reader: You're right, anyone can get hepatitis A. That's what makes the current outbreak a

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

While the past can't be undone, we can learn and change the future

A few years ago I dropped out of school against my parents' advice, and now I'm stuck in a low-paying job with no future. Maybe my letter will keep someone from making the same mistake. I wish I could go back and change things, but I can't. - C.McN. Dear C.McN.: I've often said that one of life's ha

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00