Tue., August 21, 2012 7:41am
Jekyll Island's nonprofit foundation is seeking donations to help save a native turtle species that often ends up as roadkill.
Wed., June 20, 2012 1:29pm
Jekyll Island has the most votes in a contest by Coca-Cola. The Georgian park is set to receive $100,000 if it maintains its lead to fund park projects. It is trailed by two other south eastern United States parks in second and third place.
Wed., June 20, 2012 7:57am
Vacationers heading to Jekyll Island will have to pay more for parking starting July 1. The Jekyll Island Authority has approved a $1 increase in the price of a daily parking pass at the state park on the Georgia coast.
Thu., May 31, 2012 6:31am
Two Jekyll Island beaches are under advisory after high levels of a bacteria that cause gastrointestinal illness were found in the water. The Coastal Health District reported St. Andrews Beach and Clam Creek Beach were placed under advisory following routine water quality tests from samples taken May 29.
Fri., May 25, 2012 12:00pm
New rules for dogs on St. Simons Island are drawing both cheers and jeers from dog lovers. On the one hand, Glynn County officials are banning dogs on the island's beach this summer when the sand is most popular, during the day. On the other hand, they're giving dog owners the discretion to unleash their dogs and let them roam free in the mornings and evenings.
Mon., April 16, 2012 6:37am
An abundance of white-tailed deer on Jekyll Island has made the critters a sort of tourist attraction, but a recent survey suggests there may be too many on the island state park.
Wed., March 21, 2012 11:50am
Jekyll Island is looking for shops and restaurants to fill 35,000 square feet of new retail space planned for the state park. The authority that operates the state-owned island had to take over the retail development recently after its private developer partner was forced out of the project because it lacked the money to begin construction.
Mon., March 12, 2012 6:30am
Dozens of groups are already booking meetings at Jekyll Island's new convention center, though the doors won't open for another two months. The island's staff is working to win back groups that moved their annual gatherings from Jekyll to other resorts in places like Florida.
Fri., October 28, 2011 12:01am
The Georgia-Florida Classic’s $80 million economic footprint extends from the Greater-Jacksonville area north of the border into Georgia’s Golden Isles region.
Thu., October 27, 2011 3:46pm
Georgia could generate about $1 billion a year by legalizing three casinos. That's the conclusion of a report the Georgia lottery quietly gave Governor Nathan Deal last week. The lottery's board paid for the study. It looked at how much Georgia stood to gain by licensing casinos in Atlanta, Savannah and Jekyll Island.