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Memory Matters receives $60,000 grant

The Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation recently presented a $60,000 grant to Memory Matters Glynn to support its mission of educating and enriching the lives of individuals dealing with memory issues and those caring for them. Memory Matters in Brunswick provides free resources and social activities for persons with memory impairment, individual...
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Hanukkah offers hope in darkness

Rabbi Rachael Bregman stood outside of the Glynn County Courthouse, a stack of colorful stickers in hand. Each read, “Do Justice, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly Together. Glynn”. “Please take one or take another if you already have one,” she said to members of a group gathered on this brisk morning.
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Brunswick News

Norwich Street business feeds homeless

While perhaps the most high-profile court case in Glynn County history was resolved mere blocks away, volunteers at Russell’s Sports Bar made their own impact on the community. In an effort to help the homeless and hungry this Thanksgiving, Brandon Russell and Joe Mincey organized what they hope will be...
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New Black Panther Party holds rally outside courthouse

Dozens of members of the New Black Panther Party chanted slogans for racial justice and Black power, as well as ones critical of police, outside the Glynn County Courthouse Monday as the jury in the Ahmaud Arbery case heard closing arguments in a second floor courtroom. Malik Shabazz, a lawyer...
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Ahmaud Arbery's family, Rev. Al Sharpton emerge from courthouse following guilty verdicts

Wanda Cooper-Jones, the mother of Ahmaud Arbery, left the Glynn County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon hand-in-hand with her attorneys and the Rev. Al Sharpton, whose presence along with other Black pastors sparked controversy inside and outside the courthouse. Sharpton led the family, lawyers and people gathered outside of the Glynn County Courthouse in a prayer.
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Brunswick News

The need for food rises, but local groups step up

Never let it be said the Golden Isles doesn’t take care of its own. Organizations across Glynn County are coming together to help their fellow man during the holiday season, among them Eat’n Together, volunteers from which spent hours Monday night putting together Thanksgiving meal kits for 300 families. Today,...
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Group prays for Ahmaud Arbery’s family, jurors, community

BRUNSWICK, Ga. – As the jury in the trial of three men charged with murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery deliberated inside the Glynn County Courthouse on Tuesday, clergy members, activists and community members gathered outside. Faith leaders from different denominations and from across the community came together about...
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Ahmaud Arbery's aunt says the family is on edge

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — "We believe his death was not in vain." That's what Ahmaud Arbery's paternal aunt told 11Alive Monday in an exclusive interview. Thea Brooks said the trial leading up to closing arguments has been exhausting for the family. Brooks added being at the Glynn County Courthouse is not only emotionally draining, but it also brings up a lot of sadness. She says no matter the outcome, she knows she'll never see her nephew again.
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Saved By Grace celebrates five years helping homeless

The Thanksgiving holiday is all about gathering around a table to share a wonderful meal with family and friends. A local nonprofit that serves the area’s homeless made sure this weekend that its clients did not miss out on this beloved experience. It’s become a tradition for the nonprofit Saved...
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Activist/Artist Darrell Kelley Joins Hundreds of Black Pastors in Prayer Vigil on the Steps of Glynn County Courthouse

Brunswick, Georgia Nov 22, 2021 (iCrowdNewswire) - In the spirit of healing, and support, for the family of Ahmaud Arbery, Activist/Artist Darrell Kelley joined hundreds of Black Pastors Thursday on the steps of Glynn County Courthouse, for a prayer vigil lead by the Reverend Al Sharpton and other community leaders including Martin Luther King III, Ben Crump, Lee May, and Rev. Jamal Bryant.
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Kiwanis carries on Christmas tradition with charity tree sale

The Kiwanis Club of Brunswick’s annual Christmas tree sale has come again. The club’s regular lot at Howard Coffin Park was abuzz Saturday morning as a few dozen youth from Boy Scouts of America Troop 204, the Glynn Academy Beta Club and Brunswick High School’s wrestling team joined Kiwanis Club members and two missionaries with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to unload an 18-wheeler full of trees.
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