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I'm With the Band - Weekly Live Music Listings

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

Jun 24, 2019 6:00 AM I'm With the Band 59 Comments

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort family recently celebrated the retirement of Michael Johnson, their General Manager of the historic beachfront resort for the past 18 years. Michael was much respected and admired and will be greatly missed. Read more

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Julie Andrew

As part of Cassina Garden Club’s Garden Walk events this year, Russell and Cindy Jacobs hosted Wine & Cheese at The Dodge. This delightful evening allowed guests to get a special inside look and guided tour of the former home of author Eugenia Price. Read more

People & Places

Come celebrate the Grand Opening of Georgia Raye’s Whippersnappers in the Shops at Sea Island on Saturday, July 6th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and meet new owner, Robin, her daughter, Payton, and granddaughter Georgia Raye. Read more

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The love affair, thwarted wedding, and ill-fated marriage of Anson and Ellen Dodge. This story was told by Eugenia Price in her novel, “The Beloved Invader.” Read more

Culture & History

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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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John Krivec

Eat, Beach, Shop, Repeat

EIL Publisher David Butler shares his tips on what to do as a visitor to St. Simons Island. He also remembers a recently departed dear island icon, Roy Hodnett. Read more

May 29, 2019 8:27 AM Letters from David

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Julie Andrew

Friends of Fort Frederica, the non-profit auxiliary arm of the national park, recently held a Charter Membership Celebration. Guests enjoyed lovely evening weather at the fort, fine fellowship, and food provided by Crabdaddy’s. Read more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

The King and Prince Golf Course and Hampton Club recently hosted the annual Birdies & Bass Golf Tournament benefiting FaithWorks Ministries. In a unique twist to your standard golf tournament, golfers can lower their scores by catching fish. Read more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

Families got a colorful start to their day at the annual Wesley Academy of Early Learning Color Run & Spring Festival. This fun fundraiser benefiting the pre-school program has something for everyone with a color run, bounce houses & more! Read more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

The St. Simons Food + Spirits Festival presented Bites & Bands at Gascoigne Bluff this year. A celebration of culinary creation and craft beverages and cocktails with some of the finest music in the South. What a fun night! Read more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

You can tell by the smiles on the faces of those boarding the buses and the patrons at the post-Tour celebration at Musgrove Retreat that this year’s Christ Church Frederica ECW Tour of Homes was once again a success. Read more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort once again proudly played host to an Oyster Roast & BBQ benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia. In addition to the spectacular food, guests were treated to music by TRIBUTE. It was a stellar eve! Read more

People & Places

Fuse Canal Crossing

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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Frederica Academy has appointed Scott Hutchinson to be its next Head of School, effective July 1, 2019. Hutchinson has worked in independent schools around the country for the majority of his professional life. Read more

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Eugenia Price at SSI Lighthouse Dig Site

Photo courtesy of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society

As the Island’s busy season begins and many tourists arrive to discover the magic of the Golden Isles for the first time, we look back on one of our favorite author’s accounts of her memorable first visit. Read more

Culture & History

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Eliot VanOtteren

As the saying goes, it takes a village. Here are 3 businesses in our village that have come together to help preserve the character & charm of St. Simons Island in partnership with St. Simons Land Trust’s 1% for St. Simons voluntary giving program. Read more

St. Simons Land Trust 1% Spotlight

It’s Spring Cleaning Time

EIL Publisher David Butler has gathering some quotes to help you get motivated with your spring cleaning. And he also reminds you that it’s time to vote for your favorites in EIL’s Best of 2019 Readers Poll. Get on it, y’all! Read more

Apr 25, 2019 7:28 PM Letters from David

Saltwater has opened in the historic Moss House at 3405 Frederica Road. Featuring coastal inspired clothing, jewelry, home decor, and gifts, Saltwater has what you need to capture that island feeling. Read more

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XL Carts welcomes Devin Clark to the team! Devin has been selling and servicing golf carts locally for the past 14 years and is eager to return to his roots. Read more

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  • EASTER TREATS

    Cupcakes and mini-cupcakes are a great way to top off your Easter dinner and for the whole group after the Easter egg hunt. Smallcakes, 1600 Frederica Rd, Suite 6, 912.434.9106.

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