Scott Spence named principal at Brunswick High School

With current Brunswick High School (BHS) Principal Toriano Gilbert leaving at the end of June to take over the reins at Bradwell Institute in Liberty County, Glynn County Schools Superintendent Howard Mann announced the administrative placement of Dr. Scott Spence as principal at BHS effective July 1. Spence currently serves as principal at Glynn Academy.…

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Friday night’s public forum which begins at 6:30 at the Brunswick High School auditorium will feature the two finalist candidates for Glynn County School Superintendent, Dr. Sung Hui Lewis and Dr. Virgil Cole. The school system is also asking the community to comment on the candidates on line. Click on the banner at the top…

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Since Glynn Academy principal Dr. Scott Spence was hired for the Brunswick High School principal position, the Glynn County School System reopened the application period for the high school principal position yesterday. Those who applied for the BHS position were sent emails yesterday morning and can re-apply by going to the school system website and…

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City meets with contractor to discuss lack of progress on Mansfield St. work

Brunswick City staff including City Manager Jim Drumm and City Engineer Garrow Alberson met with Joe Stone of J.H. Stone Construction, Inc. last week to discuss the city’s concerns with Stone’s lack of progress on the joint project between the city and the Brunswick Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission (JWSC). In 2015 the…

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Kiwanis awards essay contest scholarships

Winners of the Kiwanis Club of Brunswick essay contest were awarded scholarships at a recent meeting. Scholarships go toward the students’ first year in college. This year’s winners, all from Glynn Academy, are Olivia Daniel, Ben Stalvey, Allie Tuttle, and Jenny Kim. From left: John, Laura and Olivia Daniel; Ben and Rex Stalvey; Bonnie and…

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Rotary Club awards funds to 13 programs and organizations

The Rotary Club of St. Simons Island awarded $27,000 to thirteen programs and organizations throughout Glynn County that directly focus on assisting children, education and families. Front Row: From left: Heather Heath, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities; Lee Owen, Golden Isles Youth Orchestra Middle Row: From left: Kirk Loard, Golden Isles Live!; Kalista Morton, America’s…

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Richland hosts First Friday Open House

There’s still a lot of renovation work left to do before Richland Rum’s Brunswick Distillery opens for business in September, but the management opened the doors of their downtown building at 1404 – 1406 Newcastle St. to the public during last week’s ‘First Friday’ event. On hand to provide a taste of rum and some…

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Main Street Frame celebrates 30 years

When Lynn Warwick opened Main Street Frame in June 1987, she made a career change that has brought both old and new friends to her shop. She also got more than she realized when she purchased the fixtures and inventory from a shop that was closing. She got Beverly Drawdy who has been with her…

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Glynn Academy GAmers way ahead of the game

The Glynn Academy Game Club met for their end of the year party in the GA cafeteria for a night of video games and pizza. Here they are playing an 8-person game called ‘Smash.’ Sponsors: Left to right, GAme Club sponsor Dr. Jon Roy; founder / student Al Burns and Dr. Susan McLemore, also a…

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Exchange Club of Brunswick – Officers of the Year

Last week the Exchange Club of Brunswick honored 11 local law enforcement officers from various agencies for being chosen as their agency’s ‘Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.’ Receiving commendations were: (front row, second from left) Deputy David Trawick, Glynn County Sheriff’s Office; James ‘Gunny’ Childers, Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Security; Trooper Raumando…

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Local Events

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  • 08

    9:00 am-5:00 pm

    Sponsored by Coastal Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging

    Volunteers Needed

  • 10

    8:00 am

    It’s been 5 years since the last time Glynn County has been an official participant of GIPA’s (Golden Isles Parkway Association) Peaches to the Beaches, and this year we’re bringing it back to Brunswick.

    Extending along 341, Peaches to the Beaches is a large community wide yard sale event with a wide variety of vendors and concessions.

    Downtown Brunswick will hold Peaches to the Beaches Friday and Saturday March 10th and 11th from 8 am to 6 pm at Mary Ross Waterfront Park alongside the Elvis Festival.

    If you are a business or vendor that would be interested in being a part of this opportunity, contact Harvest Hale at or 912-265-4032.

  • 19

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Historic Temple Beth Tefilloh will hold its annual Jewish Food and Culture festival Sunday, March 19, 2017, noon until 4 p.m. in the Jekyll Squares off Newcastle Street in downtown Brunswick.
    The entire community is invited to learn more about the Jewish culture by experiencing the music, ceremonies, and, in particular, the delicious traditional food. Admission to the festival is free.

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