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I'm With the Band - Weekly Live Music

I'm With the Band provides you with the most comprehensive, up-to-date live music listings for the Golden Isles and beyond. Check it before you go out and share it with your friends. Read more

Jan 17, 2020 2:00 PM I'm With the Band 63 Comments

From amateurs testing their skills before an audience on open mic nights to Grammy-award winning artists in our backyard, we have a rich local music scene if you just know where to look. Let us be your guide! Read more

2020 Welcome And Pocket Guides

Great Egret at Village Creek Landing

Julie Andrew

If you’re a bird lover, you’ve found paradise here. Literally hundreds of species of birds make their home in the Golden Isles. From shorebirds to waterfowl, owls, buntings, and birds of prey, you can see a wide variety virtually any time of year. Read more

2020 Welcome And Pocket Guides

Village Creek Landing aerial

Benjamin Galland, h20 creative group

“But why is the water brown? Is it always like that?” We’ve heard these questions asked about the waters off of St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island more than a few times. Here’s a little info about our sweet tea colored water. Read more

2020 Welcome And Pocket Guides

Every place is unique, but the Golden Isles are uniquely wonderful! Welcome to our beautiful home. We invite you to discover all it has to offer—from scenic nature to historic sites to a wide array of shopping & dining options. Explore & enjoy! Read more

2020 Welcome And Pocket Guides

You are here. St. Simons Island. St. Simons Island is the largest of the barrier islands that make of the Golden Isles of Georgia. The island is 11.5 miles long and 3 miles across at its widest point and has a full-time population of 14,570. Read more

2020 Welcome And Pocket Guides

Egrets and Spoonbills

Laurie Lohne

Meet photographer Laurie Lohne, the author of “Birds of a Different Feather,” a beautiful photographic guide to many of the commonly seen birds in our region. See some of the local inhabitants she’s captured digitally on her photo safaris. Read more

Overhead Door Company is celebrating its 25th year in business. Since 1994, they have been the go-to place for entry doors and garage doors, and Golden Isles residents Gene and Susan Walker have been proud to be at the helm for all of that time. Read more

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PC by the SEA is celebrating their 6 Year Anniversary by adding technical staff and opening a new convenient St. Simons Island location at 5500 Frederica Road, Suite 2101. Read more

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Vintage Golden Isles postcards

Courtesy of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society

Before email, Instagram, and Snapchat, postcards were a popular means of communication during summer vacations. Postcards from the Golden Isles reveal scenes from the past and take us to a moment in time when the writer shared their experiences. Read more

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The people have spoken and the votes have been counted. Here are your Best of 2018 Readers’ Choice Award Winners. Read more

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It seemed like all of Glynn County turned out to wish Woody Woodside well at the reception held by the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce to celebrate his 34 years of service. Read more

People & Places

Elegant Island Living is the new owner of both the Welcome to the GOLDEN ISLES in-room hotel visitor book and GOLDEN ISLES Pocket Guide. Both publications target the tourist market in the Golden Isles and provide the perfect companion pieces to EIL. Read more

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Brooke Roberts

There are few places more romantic than The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort. Whether you’re planning a beachside elopement or a formal ballroom affair, an intimate ceremony or one that is large and lavish, the resort is a perfect venue. Read more

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NAS Glynco Airship Hangar

Image courtesy of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society

This January marks the 76th anniversary of a significant World War II event in local history. On January 25, 1943, Naval Air Station Glynco was commissioned as one of five airship bases strategically located between Massachusetts and Florida. Read more

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Keller Williams Golden Isles Realty recently welcomed Ashley Seabolt and Tootsie Murray George as agents in the company. Ashley & Tootsie are an experienced real estate team specializing in residential sales, investment property and land development. Read more

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Village Creek Landing aerial

Benjamin Galland, h20 creative group

Village Creek Landing is a special spot on St. Simons Island. The Gowen family has taken over stewardship of the property to ensure that the location will be preserved and used as it has been in the past as a place to appreciate the island's beauty. Read more

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Catherine Maybank of Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals shares an inside look at what makes their vacation rental management company stand out from the rest. Read more

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Brooke Roberts Photography

The Golden Isles Wedding Association recently partnered with the College of Coastal Georgia to create a study of the size and economic impact of the wedding industry on the South Georgia Coast. We're excited to share some of their findings here. Read more

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Village Creek Landing is now under new ownership and plans for remodeling and updating the site are in the works. The new owners are members of a local family and intend to continue the historic uses of the property to showcase and share its beauty. Read more

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