Latest Jekyll Island Stories

2008-08-13 15:00:29

By CAROLE HAWKINS JEKYLL ISLAND - Low to the ground and red: That is the only type of outdoor lights visitors are likely to see near Jekyll Island beaches within a few months.

2008-07-31 18:00:29

By BRANDON LARRABEE ATLANTA - The waters off Georgia's beaches are relatively clean for swimmers, according to a new report by a national organization, but some environmentalists wonder whether the drop in pollution has more to do with drought than reduced emissions.

2008-07-23 15:00:50

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 23--By 8 a.m. Tuesday, Paulette Hayes was out, patrolling the beaches of St. Simons Island. Standing a few feet deep in the lapping waves, Hayes dropped a vial into the water and collected a splash.

2008-07-15 18:00:23

To: TRAVEL EDITORS Contact: Eric Garvey, Jekyll Island State Park Authority, +1-912- 635-4081, EGarvey@jekyllisland.com JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jekyll Island State Park Authority (JIA) today announced it's intentions to set greater restrictions on lights near its natural beaches in order to protect sea turtles from the adverse effects of artificial light.

2008-07-04 03:00:14

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Terry Norton stood waist-deep in the ocean 100 yards from the beach, watching the sea turtle poke her head above the water for breaths, a little farther out each time, before raising his arm and pointing out to sea in triumph.

2008-07-02 09:00:31

By RUSS BYNUM JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Weighing 150 pounds and strong enough to require five men to wrestle her out of her saltwater tank, Dylan the sea turtle is ready to be set free after nine years in captivity and a final checkup by her veterinarian.

2008-06-18 12:00:28

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jun. 18--The public will have to wait a little longer for Linger Longer Communities to reveal new plans for the Jekyll Island beachfront.

2007-09-25 15:00:19

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinc

2007-08-09 15:02:31

Atlanta-based Tidewater Plantations, Inc. has begun selling lots at Laurel Island, a coastal community just west of Cumberland Island off the coast of Georgia. There is currently a limited supply of the 55 Founders' Lots available for purchasing. The lots will start at a price of $700,000 each.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.