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Glynn Schools go to distance learning

Due to the continuing rise in Covid in Glynn County the school system has moved from operating in the yellow level to the red level which means distance learning during regular school hours from Monday, August 30 through Friday, September 10. Attendance at school is optional for August 25 – August 27 and absences will…

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Changes in local Covid testing

Changes have been made to the public health’s free COVID-19 testing program in Glynn and Camden Counties. In Brunswick, the Glynn County Health Department and Southeast Georgia Health System are partnering to consolidate their COVID-19 testing programs. Yesterday public health stopped testing at the health department and is now mana UPDATE: Final cut commences ging the…

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Candidates qualify for November City election

Mayoral candidates qualifying last week for the City of Brunswick Municipal Election scheduled for Tuesday, November 2, are Ann M. Senior, Cosby Johnson, Helen Rachel Ladson, Ivan D. Figueroa, John D. Perry II, Robbie Tucker, Travis Slim Riddle, and Vincent T. Williams. Qualifying for City Commissioner – North Ward are Earnest Peewee Culbreath, Gary B.…

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Only two sections left

Cutting operations to separate the remainder of the Golden Ray wreck into two sections began Monday (August 23) morning after a maintenance and refit period. Once the final cut is complete, each section will be lifted onto a dry-dock barge and stowed for transit out of St. Simons Sound to a response facility south of…

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FDA approves Pfizer Covid vaccine

On Monday (Aug. 23)  the Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech now carries the strongest endorsement from the Food and Drug Administration, which has never before had so much evidence to judge a shot’s safety. More than 200 million Pfizer doses…

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