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2013-03-20 23:00:03

Chef Jekyll to be among local chefs and restaurants providing culinary presentations and wine pairings for the Taste of North Bay´s charity event. Destin, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Several local chefs and restaurants are teaming up to provide culinary presentations and wine pairings for the Second Annual Taste of North Bay, which will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at North Light Yacht Club in Niceville, FL. One of the featured chefs is Carey Stegall, better known as Chef...

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...

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...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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