Sat., October 27, 2012 11:00am
Emergency officials are urging visitors to Georgia beaches to keep out of the water as Hurricane Sandy is expected to whip up dangerous rip currents as the storm passes far offshore.
Wed., August 1, 2012 12:20am
Republican Rep. Jack Kingston will face Democrat Lesli Rae Messinger in the November 6 general election for southeast Georgia's 1st Congressional District. Both are from Savannah. Messinger, a 56-year-old businesswoman, defeated Nathan Russo, a St. Simons Island retiree, in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
Wed., June 6, 2012 1:15pm
Authorities have recovered the body of a Third Infantry Division soldier who went missing off the coast of St. Simons Island.
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.
Wed., February 8, 2012 1:00pm
Georgia’s Department of Transportation issued an enhancement grant to Glynn County. The quarter-million-dollar grant will go towards restoring the keeper’s dwelling at St. Simons Island Lighthouse.
Mon., October 17, 2011 5:45pm
The Harrington School doesn’t look like much. The abandoned building is surrounded by a rusty metal fence. The roof has holes in it, some wooden siding has fallen off, and it badly needs a coat of paint. The school looked so dilapidated that two years ago, community leaders and even the local historical society had given up hope it could be saved.
Tue., August 30, 2011 12:00pm
High surf from Hurricane Irene this weekend washed away more than sand. The endangered loggerhead sea turtles were near the end of their nesting season when the storm lashed the beaches. Turtle-watchers spotted numerous examples of nests that just disappeared after Irene.
Wed., June 22, 2011 5:54pm
The Atlanta-born author Margaret Mitchell penned one of history's great novels. But if it were the final word on African-Americans, many blacks say, it leaves a lot to be desired. Racial complaints are a part of the book's 75 year history. But so are other chapters of Mitchell's enigmatic life.
Thu., April 7, 2011 4:16pm
A band of Oklahoma-based Creek Indians wants to move to Georgia. Members of the Kialegee tribe are asking US Indian Affairs officials to declare part of St. Simons Island Georgia's first federally-approved indian reservation. Some local officials would welcome local development as long as it doesn't mean gambling.
Wed., December 1, 2010 5:43pm
Georgia environmental groups are praising a decision by the Obama administration to reverse itself on offshore oil. Back in March, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the administration would open up the East Coast to offshore drilling. Now -- after the Gulf oil spill -- Salazar says, the administration will NOT persue Atlantic oil.