Georgia

More than a week after a cargo ship capsized in the St. Simons Sound on the Georgia coast, oil is being found on grasses in nearby marshes. The first oil was discovered earlier in the week by the Altamaha Riverkeeper. It comes in with each new tide and looks similar to rings on a tree.

PACE Center

A Jacksonville-based nonprofit that helps keep girls out of jail is expanding into Georgia as it celebrates its 35th anniversary. 

The PACE Center for Girls focuses on prevention as part of Florida’s juvenile justice system. 

Cargo Ship Overturns Near Port of Brunswick, 4 Sailors still Missing

Sep 9, 2019
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The U.S. Coast Guard says rescuers are still searching for the remaining four crew members of a cargo ship that overturned near St. Simons Island Sunday.

Twenty people have already been rescued.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp speaking at a press conference ahead of Hurricane Dorian.
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has expanded the state of emergency to nine more inland counties ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

Gov. Brian Kemp's Facebook page

The entire coast of Georgia remains inside the cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Dorian.

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Water advisories issued for parts of Georgia’s Golden Isles have been lifted after tests showed it’s now safe.

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Glynn County

A CSX train derailed Friday from the track near the end of Buffalo Road at the crossing of Highway 99 near Anguilla, Ga., in a rural part of Glynn County.

National Parks Conservation Association

The National Park Service is inviting the public to participate in the planning process for the Visitor Use Management Plan for Cumberland Island National Seashore.

STAGE 9 STUDIOS

Stage 9 Studios just up the road in Kingsland, Ga. invites Star Trek fans to boldly go where few have gone before.

Georgia Power Agency Votes To Continue Nuclear Plant Project Over JEA Objections

Sep 24, 2018
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Despite a concerted pressure campaign by leaders of Jacksonville’s electric utility, the directors of a Georgia power agency emerged from a closed-door session Monday and voted to move forward with a controversial nuclear power project in that state.

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The beach water advisory issued Tuesday for a small section of Jekyll Island has been lifted.

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Glynn County health officials are warning beach goers on Jekyll Island not to go in the water in the Middle Beach area at the convention center.

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A St. Simons Island woman attacked by a raccoon in her driveway has Georgia public health officials warning of the possibility of rabies.

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A new law in Georgia will affect Floridians whose vacation plans include a drive north this summer.

SCOTUS: Florida's 'Water War' Allowed To Continue Against Georgia

Jun 27, 2018

In a victory for Florida, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the nation’s third-largest state should be given another chance to prove its case that overconsumption of water in Georgia is damaging the Apalachicola River system.

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