The U.S. reported over 1,325,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending September 14, bringing the total count to more than 40.8 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 655,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In […]
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Brunswick: 1. 171 Village At Glynn Pl #100 (912) 261-4734; 2. 10100 Canal Rd 912-602-6815; 3. 101 Torras Dr 912-267-0415; 4. 4575 Altama Ave 912-261-2593; 5. 150 Altama Connector 912-261-1616; 6. 11 Glynn Ave 912-602-6145; 7. 341 Venture Dr
For many African-Americans, the recognition of Juneteenth as a federal holiday this year brought a sense of validation and healing. Now officially observed on June 19, the date commemorates the liberation of the final slaves living in Texas. That occurred on June 19, 1865, a far cry from the original Emancipation Proclamation, which was issued on Jan. 1, 1863.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — In a 3 to 2 vote, Brunswick commissioners voted to pay city employees a $500 incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, 46% of city employees are vaccinated, but the commission set a goal of 75%. “This is real — what’s happening to us. And if we...
The City of Kingsland will be doing utility upgrades on South Grove Blvd. Beginning September 16, 2021 thru the end of the day on September 23, 2021, South Grove Blvd will be closed from Camden Point @ Kings Way to Scrubby Bluff. Thank you for your patience.
With the ongoing surge of the delta variant, COVID-19 continues to spread through the United States. To date, 40,508,857 Americans have been infected with the virus — and 651,204 have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world. In the Brunswick […]
U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-1, questions a FLETC rule that forbids students receiving COVID-19 vaccine from leaving the Glynco campus. The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center says the rule, put into effect after a COVID-19-forced break in training in August, is for the safety of students, staff and the community during the pandemic. It is only temporary and subject to review in about four months.
1. College Fair; 2. 2021 Business Education Series: How to Stay Socially Relevant; 3. Marine Debris Community Science Program: Volunteer Training Event; 4. Finance Committee Meeting Public Notice – Wednesday, September 15, 2021 @ 3:00 PM; 5. 2021 Fall Rally – Brunswick, GA;
For the second year in a row, alcohol will be banned on St. Simons Island beaches the weekend of the Georgia-Florida football game. Glynn County Commissioners approved the ban at Thursday’s meeting after a brief discussion about the county’s authority to enact an alcohol ban. The intent of the ban on Oct. 29-30 is to reduce the burden on public safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the chairman of the Coastal Georgia Foundation, we were delighted to see your editorial in Wednesday’s edition of The Brunswick News discussing the progress that has been made by government leaders, stakeholders, and contractors to revitalize downtown Brunswick and increase available housing. Few things point to a healthy economy and thriving community more clearly than do a dynamic downtown district with thriving businesses and a growing number or residents.
A motion made Tuesday by a member of the Glynn County Board of Education to make masks optional in Glynn County Schools failed. School board member Mike Hulsey made a motion at the end of the board’s meeting, after the members returned from private executive session, to immediately remove the current mask mandate in schools, which are operating in the “yellow” level due to the number of COVID-19 cases among students and staff.
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Although the COVID-19 infection rate is on a slow decline in the region, health officials are warning the public to remain vigilant. Continue to take steps to protect yourselves, advises Ginger Heidel, risk communicator for the eight-county Coastal Health District. Get vaccinated and follow the guidelines for protection against COVID-19....
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — How would you like $500 just for getting the COVID-19 vaccine? The City of Brunswick is toying with the idea to do just that for its 210 employees. City Manager Regina McDuffie says right now, just 46% of the city’s employees are vaccinated. She’d like that number to climb to at least 75%.
Brunswick is among five Georgia cities recognized with the Sustainable Futures Award for the way the city is approaching housing issues. Katherine Moore, president of the Georgia Conservancy, said if the state’s population is going to continue to grow, there has to be a plan for the impacts. Her organization supports the reuse of buildings and unoccupied sites to take advantage of the infrastructure already in place.
Funding for the planning and design of a new training lab at Coastal Pines Technical College is a top priority for the state board of technical colleges. Coastal Pines President Lonnie Roberts said $2.9 million in funding for the building’s design is the No. 1 recommendation the state board will send to the state legislature and governor’s office as part of the 2022 budget. Roberts, who spoke at Wednesday’s Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce meeting, said recommendations for a project this high on the list “historically” make it through the legislature.