Ground is broken for new Glynn Academy sports complex

Former Glynn Academy baseball player Adam Wainwright, his wife Jenny and youngest daughter Sadee, (all center), were on hand for the ground-breaking of the new Glynn Academy Athletic Complex on Lanier Blvd. Taking part in the Thursday morning event were: (left to right) Glynn Board of Education member Jerry Mancil, BOE member Marcus Edgy, BOE…

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President Greg Aloia announces retirement from the College of Coastal Georgia

College of Coastal Georgia (CCGA) President Gregory F. Aloia announced Friday that he will retire as President of the College of Coastal Georgia effective June 30, 2017. “It has been my honor to serve as president of the College of Coastal Georgia,” said Aloia. “The efforts of our leadership team, the faculty, and staff, to…

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Dave Hanson receives A.J. Moore Award for Historic Preservation

Rev. Dav Hanson received the 2016 Arthur J. Moore Award for Historic Preservation during the annual Freinds of Methodist Heritage meeting in December. Rev. Hanson, a retired United Methodist minister of the South Georgia Conference, received the award for his continuing work with the history of the Conference and his ongoing efforts to keep the…

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Taking their oaths

After taking his oath of office from Chief Brunswick Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett, Glynn County’s new Chief Magistrate Judge Alex Atwood signs the official documents of his office as his wife Cindy looks on.   Glynn County’s new Superior Court Clerk Ron Adams takes his oath of office from Judge Scarlett as…

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Gov. Deal takes part as Camp Jekyll officially opens

Surrounded by 4-H students and officials, and members of the Jekyll Island Authority, Governor Nathan Deal and his wife Sandra (center) were on hand last week to open Camp Jekyll on the south end of Jekyll Island. Welcoming the governor and his wife were JIA members (third row left to right) Joy Burch-Meeks, Sybil Lynn,…

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CCHS opens family dental clinic

Although they have been open three weeks and already have 40 patients, Coastal community Health Services (CCHS) celebrated the grand opening of their Family Dental Services last Friday. “We recognized the need for dental care a long time ago,” Barbara Meyers, Coastal’s Executive Director said. “And it has been the number one request of our…

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20 new members join YMCA Terrell Thomas Legacy Society

Members and friends of the Golden Isles YMCA Foundation celebrated the legacy of Miss Terry Thomas at a “Friends of the Foundation” reception last week. Foundation officers and Y staff welcomed 20 new members to this special society established in memory of the late Terry Thomas. The late Terry Thomas lived humbly and gave selflessly…

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Local Events

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  • 17

    6:30 pm-7:30 pm

    The Glynn County Police Department will be hosting a “Police and Citizens Together” community meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bible Baptist Church, 500 Harry Driggers Blvd., Brunswick.  The goal of the meeting is to prevent crime in specific, targeted areas and improve police services. Meetings are being held in various locations throughout Glynn County over the course of the year.  Residents and businesses are invited to meet the Chief and division managers as key points of contact, review police calls and crime calls in the area, and discuss the ABCs to crime prevention.  Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions during the one hour meeting.

  • 21

    All day

    On Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, Southeast Georgia Health System will kick off its third Kid Fit Challenge. Established in October 2015, Kid Fit Challenge is a comprehensive, eight-week wellness program for children ages 8 through 12 designed to combat childhood obesity. Kid Fit Challenge is free of charge to participants thanks to a generous donation from the Davis Love Foundation and The RSM Classic. While there is no cost, an application is required to participate. Applications are due Friday, Jan. 6. For more information, or to download an application, visit or contact Brendan Hunt, manager, Health Promotion & Wellness at 912-466-5168 or

  • 26

    6:00 pm

    Residents United for Planning and Action (RUPA) will hold its annual meeting Thursday, January 26 at 6 p.m. at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church auditorium, Frederica Road , St. Simons Island. Peter Murphy, County Commissioner District 2, will discuss key issues facing Glynn County and St. Simons Island as well as his vision for the future. There will be a question and answer period. The public is invited.

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