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Darien Mourns Pioneering Educator and Community Leader

Posted on 07 December 2014 by Donte

sbrownEvella S. Brown of Darien died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at her residence. Loved ones said goodbye during funeral services that were held on November 28th at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, with burial in Memory Garden. Viewing was held Wednesday at Darien Funeral Home. TContinue Reading

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America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes with J. Anthony Brown

Posted on 30 November 2014 by Donte

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J. Anthony Brown, Muti-talented comedian, actor, writer, creative artist, entrepreneur and co-host of The Tom Joyner Morning Show, TContinue Reading

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PEARLS, PUMPS AND PARADES FOR LOCAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS

Posted on 22 November 2014 by Donte

domesticDomestic violence awareness was the focus in the city of Brunswick recently. TContinue Reading

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MAN WANTED BY BRUNSWICK POLICE

Posted on 14 November 2014 by Donte

jones_1118The Brunswick Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Linnes Tyler Jones, 29, of Brunswick. TContinue Reading

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“NO EXCUSES NOT TO VOTE”: LOCAL WOMAN INSPIRES ON ELECTION DAY

Posted on 08 November 2014 by Donte

woman_electionBy Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star
Kendra McCrae is a woman who is quite well known in the seaside community of Brunswick, Georgia some 80 miles south of Savannah. TContinue Reading

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BRUNSWICK POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Posted on 01 November 2014 by Donte

bwk officerBy Arthia Nixon
Georgia/Florida Star

A female sergeant has emerged as the top cop with the Brunswick Police Department. TContinue Reading

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Legendary Jim Brown Native of St. Simons, Georgia

Posted on 25 October 2014 by Donte

Ali PremiereLiving Legend Jim Brown, famous for his career in the NFL and Movies, is a native of St. Simons Island in Georgia and he still calls it home. TContinue Reading

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St. Simons’ Harrington School opened for Gullah Geechee month

Posted on 18 October 2014 by Donte

harrington_schoolBY ARTHIA NIXON
Florida/Georgia Star

In about a decade, the Harrington School on St. Simons Island will be celebrating 100 years since the day it opened its doors for “colored children” TContinue Reading

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Slave Artifacts on Display in Glynn County

Posted on 11 October 2014 by Donte

chainAt the 2014 Annual Legislative Conference held at the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort, St. Simons, GA.  TContinue Reading

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BRUNSWICK POLICE OFFICER IN CUSTODY AFTER RECENT MELTDOWN

Posted on 10 October 2014 by Donte

WILLIAMS_web.Officer Darry Williams, a Brunswick, GA police officer, is charged with kidnapping after holding three hostages at gunpoint Wednesday, Oct. 8th. TContinue Reading

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PROMISING LOCAL YOUTH DEAD IN CAR CRASH

Posted on 04 October 2014 by Donte

matthew_mangramDARIEN, Ga. – The town of Darien and Saint Augustine’s University in Raliegh, North Carolina are mourning the loss of a “promising” football star. TContinue Reading

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Zion Baptist Church BOOK and R.E.A.C.H. Ministries presents”Reaching Out to Readers DINNER THEATER”

Posted on 20 September 2014 by Donte

zionZion Baptist Church BOOK and R.E.A.C.H. Ministries presented an awesome, fun, uplifting evening of great entertainment and delicious food. TContinue Reading

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BRUNSWICK SCHOOL SAGA CONTINUES

Posted on 13 September 2014 by Donte

ga_schoolsIn what is being called a “wake up call in the community”,local leaders have protested the Glynn County School Board’s decision to ban students TContinue Reading

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Brunswick Longshoremen’s Labor Day Event

Posted on 06 September 2014 by Donte

labor day event See more photos of Brunswick Longshoremen’s Labor Day Event in the print edition of The Georgia/Florida Star

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The Distinguished Men of Brass to hit Kingsland Catfish Festival

Posted on 30 August 2014 by Donte

The Distinguished men - IMG_4651This year’s Kingsland Catfish Festival is about to get a whole lot more brassy, now that The Distinguished Men of Brass will be serving as Grand Marshals. TContinue Reading

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Former US Ambassador Andrew Young and Michelle Nunn Visit Brunswick, Ga

Posted on 23 August 2014 by Donte

grop01On Saturday, August 16, I had the opportunity to be a part of a tremendous experience. TContinue Reading

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SIS Hosts Back to School Bowling Event For Brunswick Youth

Posted on 16 August 2014 by Donte

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By Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

Over 100 local children joined Sherry Reed and S.I.S (Sistas Inspiring Sistas) to take part in a back to
school bowling event. The event was sponsored by Shuck’s Seafood, Heavy Hytaz and Bowlarena. TContinue Reading

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Savannah Teacher to Sue Students and School Board Over Nude Photos

Posted on 09 August 2014 by Donte

teacherFired Myers Middle School teacher Lakeisha Jones plans on suing the Chatham County School Board and the 14 year-old students who saw naked photos of her.

Read more in the print edition of The Florida/Georgia Star newspapers

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Jacksonville track star killed in Ga. car crash

Posted on 03 August 2014 by Donte

LawrenceFormer Jacksonville high school and University of Georgia champion sprinter Torrin Lawrence died early Monday morning, July 28 in a car accident on Interstate 75 near Cordele, Ga. TContinue Reading

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Camden County High School, 30th Class Reunion

Posted on 26 July 2014 by Donte

camden high 30June 28th and 29th 2014, was set aside in Kingsland, Georgia for recognition and celebration of the Camden High School, Class of 1984, 30th-year reunion. During this time the
1984 class returned to its former home. TContinue Reading

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The 21st Hall-Kornegay Families Reunion Held on St. Simons Island, Ga.

Posted on 19 July 2014 by Donte

familyThe descendents of the Hall-Kornegay family gathered together in unity to preserve their Heritage by sharing stories, memories of events and relationships of the past and present. The three day event was a memorable celebration of FAITH, FRIENDS and FAMILY. TContinue Reading

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BRUNSWICK GUNSHOT VICTIMS MAY HAVE SHOT EACH OTHER

Posted on 04 July 2014 by Donte

shootingTwo Glynn County gunshot victims may have shot each other, Glynn County police report. Officers who responded to shooting last week in the front yard at 3517 Gordon Street at 3:06 p.m. found 28-year-old Jermaine Jones with multiple gunshot wounds. TContinue Reading

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GEORGIA MAN WANTED FOR 17 COUNTS OF THEFT

Posted on 13 June 2014 by Donte

bakerCamden County police are seeking the whereabouts of Antwain Dominique Baker, 27. He is described as Black male, 5’9″ 170lbs brown eyes, black hair. Baker is wanted for Theft by Deception (17 Counts). His last known address was 11919 Coleraine Road, St. Marys, GA 31558.

Contact the Camden County Sherif Office at (912) 729-1442 or Crimeline at (912) 510-5163.

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“Georgia to Have a Voice”: Special To The Star

Posted on 07 June 2014 by Donte

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SPECIAL TO THE STAR
By Janet Peters McCain

It was last summer when I heard that Michelle Nunn was leaving her position as CEO of the Points of Light Institute to run for US Senate in Georgia and I said Yippee! She does not get my endorsement and time because she my friend and colleague, but because she is the BESTchoice. TContinue Reading

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Causeway Traffic Stops Lead to Drug Discovery

Posted on 31 May 2014 by Donte

drugsOn Tuesday May 27th, 2014, a Brunswick Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on the F.J. Torras Causeway at approximately 1:14 pm. The initial stop was conducted on the driver of a Jeep for failing to stop at the red light while turning onto the Causeway. The Officer made contact with the driver and smelled the strong odor a marijuana coming from the vehicle.

• Read the Full story in the print edition of The Florida/Georgia Star newspapers

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