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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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Posted on 23 May 2014 by Donte

Brunswick Baby 5.24.14

With her teen brother serving a life sentence in the shooting death of a toddler, and their mother Kamiah serving 10 years for hiding the gun and lying to police, Sabrina Elkins is now the third member of her family who could end up behind bars in connection to the infamous Brunswick Baby Murder.

Read the full story in the print edition of The Florida/Georgia Star

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Posted on 16 May 2014 by Donte

MOMSGeorgia moms celebrate in Kingsland and Brunswick. See more photos in the printed edition of The Florida/Georgia Star.

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2014 State of The Union Address in full

Posted on 30 January 2014 by Admin Arthia


As Prepared for Delivery –

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:

Today in America, TContinue Reading

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FEATURED NEWS: Hometown Hero Returns To Address Brunswick Men and Youth

Posted on 22 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Dr. Alvin S Perry

By Arthia Nixon, Florida/Georgia Star

On Monday 25th, the College of Coastal Georgia will host one of Brunswick’s sons who has gone off into the world, made a success on and off the field and is now focused on inspiring motivating and contributing to his hometown community, especially as it relates to young men.

Coincidently, Dr. Alvin S. Perry is returning from his new home in New Jersey, in the aftermath of several horrific crimes which have shocked the community. Two shooting incidents recently resulted in victims being sent to hospital and tragically, one resulted in the death of a 13 month-old. With revelations that criminals of these violent crimes are as young as 14 years old, Dr. Perry’s message of “Keep Your Feet Moving” is timely and topical.

“I’m a man from Brunswick who TContinue Reading

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Three Men Sought After Brunswick Shooting

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Investigations continue into an armed robbery which left a Hispanic male in hospital and police searching for three black suspects. According to reports, on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at approximately 7:11P.M. officers of the Brunswick Police Department responded to 1708 Norwich Street in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival a 43 year-old male, TContinue Reading

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Brunswick NAACP Installs New Officers

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Brunswick NAACP’s President Dr. John Perry and Vice President Ron Stokely

The  NAACP officially began a new era in it’s Brunswick  branch, as elected officers were publicly sworn into office last week.  The installation ceremony was held on Sunday, March 10th at the Zion Baptist Church where the guest speaker was Rev. Antony Walk.

The installation charge  was give to Officers and Executive Board by the former President C A Lee. The charge was followed up by the

passing the torch of leadership to Dr. John Davis Perry II the newly installed president of the local branch.

Following his comunity greeting, Perry wasted no time declaring:  TContinue Reading

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