Latest Glynn County, Georgia Stories

2012-12-04 05:04:26

3D simulations will support virtual hands-on training delivered at Federal Law Enforcement Training Center sites. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 NGRAIN®, the leading provider of interactive 3D simulation software and solutions for maintenance training and support, today announced that it has been selected by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to deliver a Small Arms Virtual Task Trainer (VTT) solution. Instructors will use the solution to train professionals who...

2011-02-12 00:00:46

Modified Draft of Conservation Plan to be posted March 7 for Public Review Jekyll Island (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 The Jekyll Island Conservation Plan Committee, which includes members from a cross-section of conservation organizations such as the Jekyll Island Authority, the Georgia Conservancy, the Nature Conservancy, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Little St. Simons Island and two biologists chosen as representatives of the general public, have announced a revised timeline...

2011-01-25 08:54:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Early December the Jekyll Island Authority Board approved a request for two leases with New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC in order to improve coverage of AT&T cell phone service on Jekyll Island. The antennas will provide 3G capabilities and be placed on two additional water towers, one on the North and another at the South end of the island. These towers are expected to be in-service sometime during the first quarter of 2011. Currently...

2011-01-03 09:15:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bobolink Foundation of Chicago, IL and Wells Fargo today announced that they have reached an agreement to conserve the 600+ acre Cannon's Point peninsula on Saint Simons Island, Georgia. The tract is the last and largest piece of natural undeveloped property on the island and is currently owned by Wells Fargo. The Bobolink Foundation, whose trustees include Wendy and Henry M. Paulson, Jr., plans to partner with former Georgia Pacific CEO A.D....

2010-12-07 13:45:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Sonny Perdue, the Jekyll Island Authority (JIA) Board of Directors, staff, legislative and business representatives and members of the community gathered just north of the former convention center this afternoon to commemorate the beginning of construction on the new Jekyll Island convention center and beach village. The new Jekyll Island convention center replaces the former center and will be the only oceanfront convention...

2010-11-23 11:03:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the revitalization of Jekyll Island underway, significant resources are being used to save and relocate trees that would otherwise be in the way and possibly harmed during construction. The Jekyll Island Authority will spend nearly $500,000 in tree relocation activities including a five-year "aftercare" program to ensure the likelihood of survival. The trees are being relocated from the area that will soon become the new Jekyll Island...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.