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Saint Simons |  Jekyll | Sea Island News and Info

View of the partial Snow Moon eclipse from St. Simons Island, GA

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Help Save The Monarchs and Other Pollinators for Earth Day!

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Will Ferrell, Star of Anchorman 2, Wows the Crowd on St. Simons Island

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Claim-to-Fame: The Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

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Visit Fort King George on the Georgia Coast

Located on the Altamaha River, Fort King George was the first English settlement of coastal Georgia. A day trip to the fort is a great way to learn about the area and its historical significance.  Fort King George will be hosting a unique and educational event called,...

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I AIN'T AFRAID OF NO GHOST!

This Jekyll Island ghost crab scurried for shelter, but got caught between a rock and a sandy place. Ghost crabs are semi-terrestrial and are equipped with both gills and lungs to survive between land and sea. These crabs burrow quickly, so keep your eyes peeled for...

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Discover Historic Tabby Ruins along the southern coast

Here's an old tabby foundation, also known as "coastal concrete," at Fort King George in Darien, GA.  Tabby was the most commonly used building material during the colonial days because of its resilience to the humidity and its sturdiness.  Introduced by the Spanish,...

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July 4th crowd beats the heat at the beach

Rising temps and cold beer forced the 4th of July crowd to the beach this year! The tent city in front of the Old Coast Guard Station on St. Simons Island was packed, as beachgoers celebrated the Independence Day holiday, despite the scorching...

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TROPICAL STORM DEBBY DRENCHES THE GOLDEN ISLES

A great egret braves a Debby downpour as heavy rain continues to pound the Georgia coast for the second day in a row. Tropical storm Debby could dump up to 10″ of rain on The Golden Isles and is expected to continue through Wednesday....

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Happy World Sea Turtle Day!

It's that time of year again and the sea turtle nesting season is in full swing!  Sea turtle nests on Jekyll Island are marked, protected with wire, and monitored by The Georgia Sea Turtle Center.  Females lay three to five nests a year and the hatchlings will emerge...

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