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Swing for Kids Golf Tournament!

November 28: Swing for Kids Golf Tournament! Lunch & Registration 11 a.m. Shotgun Start at Noon. $125 to play – sign up online at ssirotary.org. Each 4-Person Team includes a child from the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia. All proceeds benefit children’s charities in Glynn County. King & Prince Golf Club, 100 Tabbystone, St. Simons Island. Sponsored by St. Simons Island Rotary Club & Nalley Auto. For info contact: Rick Mattox (912) 634-0255 or ssirotary.org.

Annual Brunswick Christmas Parade!

December 6: Annual Brunswick Christmas Parade, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Come enjoy the annual Brunswick Christmas Parade. The Parade starts at Coffin Park and makes it’s way West on Gloucester to Mary Ross Waterfront Park. The reviewing stand will be in front of Customs House / City Hall at 601 Gloucester St. Santa Claus makes an appearance at the end of the parade and distributes free bags of candy afterwards at Mary Ross Park. (912) 265-4032 or brunswickgeorgia.net.

Santa and the Sea Turtles!

December 14: Santa and the Sea Turtles! Santa loves good boys and girls. Santa loves his reindeer. And Santa loves his sea turtles! Join the Jolly Man at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center to tell him your holiday wishes, then stick around to visit the turtles and make holiday ornaments. The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, 214 Stable Rd. georgiaseaturtlecenter.org.

Holiday Cookie Class!

December 18: Holiday Cookie Class! Get into the holiday spirit with The King and Prince and ECHO executive chef and culinary team. We have planned a series of fun, educational, and tasty cooking demonstrations for the holidays. $29 per person, ($37.19 with tax and service charge) for one adult and one child. Additional children, $15 plus tax and service charge. 201 Arnold Rd. (912) 268-5965 or kingandprince.com/winter-holiday-culinary-series.aspx.




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History of the St. Simons Lighthouse

History of the St. Simons Lighthouse

The First Lighthouse (1810) On October 17, 1804, John Couper, a plantation owner on St. Simons Island, deeded four acres of his land, known as “Couper’s Point,” at the south end of the island for one dollar to the Federal government for the construction of a lighthouse. James Gould of Massachusetts was hired in 1807 […]

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America’s Favorite Beach Towns

America’s Favorite Beach Towns

No. 1 St. Simons Island, GA! Lined with white sand and live oaks, the biggest of Georgia’s Golden Isles won the beach-town contest for offering a triple threat of southern charm, serenity, and affordability. It’s not hard, after all, to get hotel rates here under $200 a night. St. Simons Inn, for instance, overlooks a […]

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What is Georgia’s State Seashell?

What is Georgia’s State Seashell?

Knobbed Whelk (Busycon carica)! Christened the state seashell in 1987, the knobbed whelk is a whorled shell, eight inches long at maturity, displaying heavy spines, many knobs, and an orange or red mouth. Minerals in Georgia coastal waters cause ocher striations on the sand-colored, semi-gloss surface. This marine snail shell is found all along Georgia’s […]