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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

Nov 13, 2019 8:00 AM I'm With the Band 63 Comments

When Matthew swung through town, he created some chaos. While the island weathered the storm well, there were events that needed to be rescheduled because of the bad weather, lost preparation time, or post-storm clean-up/repairs. Here's a list: Read more

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Our readers cast their votes, we tallied them, and here are the winners of EIL's Best of 2016. From sweet tea to swimsuits and manicures to men's ties, these are the cream of the crop in the Golden Isles. Congratulations to everyone! Read more

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With beaches, bike trails, Summer Waves Water Park, and the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jekyll Island is unquestionably a summer destination that provides endless opportunities for family fun. Come discover the new side of Jekyll Island too! Read more

If you’re visiting St. Simons Island and the surrounding area, it seems like there’s never time to fit in everything you want to do. Even a week just isn’t quite enough. EIL is here to help! Here's our guide to summer fun in the Golden Isles. Read more

If you love movies, this summer you’ll have ample opportunities to see classics on the big screen and to treat your kids to some family favorites. There are morning movies, sing-alongs, and cinema by the sea - something for everyone! Read more

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Chris Moncus Photography

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." These words from Dr. Seuss' classic cautionary tale, "The Lorax" are being spread in the Golden Isles by the GIFT tree foundation on Arbor Day and beyond. Read more

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Lovely Lane Chapel

Joe Loehle, Loehle Photography

Travel + Leisure named St. Simons Island and Brunswick in their list of America’s Most Romantic Towns last year. From the canopy of Live Oaks to the colorful sunsets, there’s just something about the Golden Isles and that appeal is timeless. Read more

Contributing writer Mason Stewart shares his story about a special time in the budding romance with his wife, with whom he'll be renewing their wedding vows for their 50th anniversary. Read more

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s annual Bring One for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling campaign returns on January 9. From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. volunteers will assist with tree drop-offs at various Brunswick & Golden Isles locations. Read more

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Find one of the 450 clear globes hidden in plain sight on Jekyll Island between New Year's Day and the end of February to take home a beautiful glass float "Island Treasure." Even if you don't find a keepsake, you'll make some treasured memories. Read more

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Chris Moncus

What do you call a premium product, a strong business plan, and a proven operational strategy, perfectly blended and served up in a prime location? Justin Henshaw says that's the recipe for Fuse Frozen Yogurt's success. Read more

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Randy and Tomee Sellers

Julie Andrew Tharpe

The Brunswick Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce recently held its monthly Business After Hours at Tortuga Jack’s on Jekyll Island. There was also a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Baja Mexican restaurant. Read more

People & Places

Tortuga Jack’s recently had their ribbon-cutting and grand opening at 201 North Beachview Drive on Jekyll Island. This new Mexican restaurant serves authentic Baja-style with coastal influence. Read more

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Dine out at participating restaurants between Thursday, August 20 and Sunday, August 23 and percentage of all meal proceeds will help fund Communities in Schools of Glynn. Read more

Food & Wine

The winning team: Mark Johnson, Cody Yonce, Spencer Bartlett, Craig Entwistle

Julie Andrew Tharpe

More than 30 teams competed in the 27th annual Boys & Girls Club Giant Golf Tournament on Jekyll Island. The teams returned to Gnat's Landing from the tourney for an after-party with food from Larry’s Giant Subs & awards for the winners. Read more

People & Places

Fuse Frozen Yogurt is expanding and opening its second location. Fuse’s new store is located in the new Beach Village on Jekyll Island between the Westin Hotel and the Convention Center. Read more

Food & Wine

Logan Sadler, Erin Vaughn, Wanda Fields, George Skarpalezos

Annaliese

The Golden Isles Association of Realtors recently celebrated its 77th Annual Awards and Circle of Excellence Gala at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. More than 300 guests attended and celebrated with the award winners. Read more

People & Places

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Peacock Photo and Video

Straton Hall Events began as a small concept in 1998, and since then has flourished into an entertaining empire. Owners Stacy Bass and Jay Anderson are much loved and known around the Golden Isles as true Southern gentlemen that like to entertain. Read more

Food & Wine

The 26th annual GIANT Golf Tournament for Boys & Girls Club of SE GA was held on Jekyll Island with an after-party at Gnat's Landing with Larry’s Giant Subs, Coca Cola, Emerald Princess II Casino & ESPN Radio pitching in to make it a GIANT success! Read more

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