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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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Welcome to the story of Gentleman Jack, a pirate who unexpectedly finds himself on the shores of one of our barrier islands after a storm at sea. He’s a man out of place and time, seeking treasure, as is the pirate’s way. Join him on his adventures. Read more

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Chris Moncus

Fuse recently opened its fourth store at Canal Crossing in Brunswick, in front of Sam’s Club. Fuse is an original frozen dessert concept created in 2012 by St. Simons Island native Justin Henshaw and his wife Brie. Read more

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The newly opened Wanderer Memory Trail is the second memorial to be placed on the south end of Jekyll Island in tribute to the enslaved passengers of the Wanderer, the last known slave ship to land in Georgia. Guided tours available in February. Read more

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The Jekyll Island Club Resort is thrilled to announce the AAA Four Diamond ranking of the Jekyll Ocean Club, its 2nd year receiving this prestigious award. Only 6% of hotel properties were awarded AAA's Four Diamond Ranking in 2018. 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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The Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival will return September 14-16 and promises to be better than ever. The coastal culinary cooking contest and typical 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’s been almost 50 years since Sly & the Family Stone came out with the song, but the fun hasn’t diminished. We’re continuing our summer song playlist with music that captures the spirit of the season & the activities here in the Golden Isles. Read more

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Julie Andrew

Recently Jekyll Island hosted its inaugural Book Festival. Guest authors discussed their works and the writing and publishing processes. More than 25 authors participated in this first ever one-day literary event. Read more

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From outdoor fun to parlor games, games played at the kitchen table to those enjoyed at the pub, competitive sport to children’s pastimes, many games have evolved through the years and still entertain today. Try including some in your holiday fun! Read more

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Julie Andrew

The Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours was held at The Wharf Restaurant in October. Co-hosts included Addington Place of Brunswick, Coastal Computer Consulting, iHeart Media of Southeast Georgia & Island Bridal Boutique. Read more

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Benjamin Galland

Summer is the perfect time for visitors to take advantage of some unique offerings that set us apart from other vacation destinations. Beyond the beach, historic sites, mini-golf and water parks, we've got a "Pick Six" for a visit that scores big! Read more

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To kick off summer, EIL made a tour of some of the bars around the Golden Isles and asked the bartenders to show off some of their hot weather refreshers. Look through these delicious offerings and go make some Happy Hour rounds of your own! Read more

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More than 300 guests were in attendance when Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and First Lady Sandra Deal visited Jekyll Island to cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony for Camp Jekyll. The programs there will reach over 13,000 children annually. Read more

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Julie Andrew

Weather was beautiful for Jekyll Island’s annual Shrimp & Grits Festival. The 3-day event was filled with good eating, great music, eclectic arts and crafts, and plenty of fun for the whole family. This festival just keeps getting bigger and better! Read more

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