SGHS Auxiliary presents scholarships

The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Auxiliary presented $1,000 scholarship awards to three graduating seniors who have served as Volunteens at the Health System and are planning to pursue a degree in the health care field. Scholarship winners are Bernadette Ebri and Jenny Kim of Brunswick, and Nicole Trammell of Hortense, Ga. The Volunteens receive…

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Memory Matters receives ECW grant

Memory Matters (formerly Alzheimer’s of Glynn) received a $2,500 grant from the Christ Church Frederica Episcopal Church Women. The grant will help start a Memory Café at Memory Matters. The Memory Café will allow caregivers to leave their loved one for a short time to attend a meeting or appointment where they know they will…

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Fourteen Black Men of Glynn, Inc. Contributes to CCGA Boys, Girls of Summer Programs

The Fourteen Black Men of Glynn, Inc. have donated $5,000 to the College of Coastal Georgia’s Minority Outreach Program to support its Boys of Summer program. The monies will improve instruction and curriculum for the summer enrichment program. “We are very grateful for this contribution, which will not only facilitate our work here immeasurably but…

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Katz-Whittle Foundation recognizes Golden Rule Award students

 The Katz-Helen and Ray Whittle, Jr. Foundation and the Glynn County School System recently honored students who were selected as Golden Rule Character Award winners during the school year.  Front row from left: Golden Rule Character Award winners Carrissa Dart, Janna Jobe, Ansley Jones, Antonio Vazquaez-Herrera, Katherine Diestel. Middle row from left: Daisy Button, Patricia Morten,…

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Stadium sports new digital sign

Thanks to the generosity of two local sponsors, Georgia Pacific Brunswick Cellulose and Rich Products Corporation the Glynn County Stadium has a new multi color, digital sign on Fourth St. Right now the sign sports Old Glory in honor of Independence Day but will change during sporting events. The computer operated sign will be used…

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BOE hires Superintendent

After a 10 minute closed session Thursday, June 29, the Board of Education (BOE) voted unanimously to hire Dr. Virgil Cole (left) as the school system’s new superintendent. Cole comes from Henry County and will serve a three year term beginning July 10. He will be paid $160,000 a year with a guaranteed 3% increase…

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County, DNR team up for quick fix at Gould’s Inlet

 Last week, at the urging of Islands County Commissioner Peter Murphy (Dist. 2), Glynn’s Public Works Department spent about $500 for materials and built steps from the old Gould’s Inlet boardwalk down to the beach. Public Works Director Dave Austin worked with Spud Woodward and Carl Burgess of the Dept. of Natural Resources to expedite…

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Literary Guild, Libraries, volunteers thank Bruce Rumage

Board members of the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island and Friends of the Brunswick / Glynn Public Library along with volunteers who worked the book sales over the years recently bid farewell to Bruce and Page Rumage as they prepare to leave St. Simons Island. Bruce was presented with a citation thanking him for…

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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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