Georgia

Brunswick community leader Walter McNeely dies

Posted on 29 May 2016

walter mcneely The Brunswick community loss a special community leader this week. Walter McNeely, passed away. McNeely came to Brunswick in 1949, he was an active member of the community for 65 years. He served on the Glynn County School Board, Georgia Department of Natural Resources board, Coastal Area Development Authority, and the Glynn-Brunswick Hospital Authority.

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Sports

Super Bowl Returns to Atlanta in 2019

Posted on 29 May 2016

stadiumNFL owners selected Atlanta to host Super Bowl LIII in 2019 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, bringing America’s biggest sporting event back to Atlanta for the third time, and first since 2000.

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Georgia

Coastal Georgia Honor Flight

Posted on 21 May 2016

honor flight By Angela Favors

Honoring the great accomplishments and sacrifices of the WWII veterans, Korean War Veterans and Vietnam Veterans. Continue Reading

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Georgia

Georgia church fire causes $100k in damages

Posted on 14 May 2016

A Glynn County church suffered around $100,000 in damages following a weekend fire, authorities said.
The fire occurred at the Covenant of God Church in Brunswick.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating the aftermath of the blaze, along with Glynn County Fire Rescue. ATF says it typically gets involved in church fires because of the previous rash of similar blazes in the South.

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Georgia

Japanese man accused of Brunswick murder

Posted on 07 May 2016

tokimasaA 65-year-old Brunswick woman was killed in her home Sunday, according to the Brunswick Police Department.
Ohgo Tokimasa, 35, of Yokohama, Japan, has been charged with the murder and auto theft in the death of Naomi Acres, police said. Continue Reading

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National

The End of Dr. King’s Letter from Jail

Posted on 16 January 2016

mlk_16By Opio Sokoni, Georgia Star Reporter

Dr. King’s letter from the Birmingham jail is pages long. Many think it is a short letter. It is said that he wrote it in the margins of a newspaper. That paper published a letter from local clergy admonishing him for the aggressive actions he was taking to end racial segregation. Continue Reading

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