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The Bright Stars of Brunswick Georgia 1st Place Honors at The Luther Barnes Gospel Classic

Posted on 24 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Bright_StarTop left to right: Darrell Badie, Jeff Cash, Freddie Early.
Bottom left to right: Charles Lawrence, Randall Garner Jr, Enoch Wrice, Ralph Johnson TContinue Reading

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Jacksonville woman charged in Savannah hit-and-run

Posted on 25 November 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Darcia-Wilson-jpgSavannah-Chatham police arrested Darcia Wilson, 50, of Jacksonville for the January hit and run death of 72-year old Peter Meyer of Vero Beach, Fla. Eariler this month, Wilson confessed to the fatal accident at the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Traffic office. TContinue Reading

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Hurricane Joaquin brings death and destruction to The Bahamas

Posted on 12 October 2015 by The Florida Star Online

joaquin_2015Hurricane Joaquin has forced entire communities in the southern Bahamas to be evacuated in the wake of one of the most catastrophic natural disasters to hit the nation in recent years. 33 souls travelling through The Bahamas are believed to have perished when their ship, El Faro was lost.
The Coast Guard has since located a debris field and a life vest containing human remains. TContinue Reading

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Brunswick teacher and youth pastor arrested on sex charge

Posted on 10 August 2015 by The Florida Star Online

080815_William-LewisBY ARTHIA NIXON
The Florida/Georgia Star

William C. Lewis, a 26 year-old teacher and youth pastor in Brunswick, Georgia has been formerly charged with two counts of child molestation, following his arrest on Tuesday. TContinue Reading

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Brunswick’s teen sudden Death

Posted on 03 April 2015 by The Florida Star Online

clifford_tysonClifford Jordan Tyson, of Brunswick was found dead at home during week of March 30, 2015. Reason not known. TContinue Reading

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Natural Hair Freedom Beauty, Health, and Wellness Expo

Posted on 21 February 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

hair2-21By Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

Fling the flat irons and can the creamy crack because naturalistas are making Brunswick a destination on their hair journey. TContinue Reading

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Age is Nothing But a Number for Local Centenarians

Posted on 14 February 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

centenariansBy Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

When Ponce de Leon set off of an expedition to find the fabled Fountain of Youth, many thought him to be a fool.

After all, where on earth could people live active lives well into their seventies, eighties, nineties and beyond one hundred? Had de Leon ventured to the north of where he travelled in the Caribbean and Florida, he just may have found the answer as many Georgians are proving you can live to be one hundred years young. TContinue Reading

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UCF Student Actor Recounts “Spiritual” Encounter with Oprah on ‘Selma’ Film Set

Posted on 01 February 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

majorBy Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

(Atlanta, Georgia)… When Black History Month 2015 rolls in, a former University of Florida entertainment enthusiast says he will have greater appreciation for the American Civil Rights Movement after working on the set of the film Selma. TContinue Reading

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NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet and Image Awards

Posted on 18 January 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

ga_naacp17The Brunswick Georgia Branch of the NAACP held its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, December 12, 2014. TContinue Reading

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Future Gospel Hitmakers Hit Hinesville for Soul Glow

Posted on 10 January 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

wimberlyBy Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star
HINESVILLE, GA – Ingrid Bradley Wimberly serves as a praise and worship leader at House of Refuge in Hinesville, Georgia. TContinue Reading

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GEORGIA POLITICAL PREDICTIONS FOR 2015

Posted on 03 January 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

ga_mayorsIn what is considered a milestone, we have for the first time Black men as Mayors in both Kingsland and Brunswick, Georgia. TContinue Reading

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Darien Mourns Pioneering Educator and Community Leader

Posted on 07 December 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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 The Florida Star Web Editor

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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