Motorcyclist injured in wreck on Darien River Bridge

Motorcyclist injured in wreck on Darien River Bridge on Wednesday afternoon A motorcyclist apparently ran into a truck hauling a trailer heading north on the Darien River Bridge around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18. He was transported to Southeast Georgia Health System.    

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Linda Hinson

Linda Hinson Mary Linda Gault Hinson, 53, of Brunswick, GA, passed away Monday, October 16th 2017, at her residence. Linda was born in Brunswick, Ga., to the late James R Gault Sr and the late Vangie Speer on December 23rd, 1963.  Linda grew up in Darien and was a 1981 graduate of McIntosh County Academy.…

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Cornelia Bailey

Cornelia Bailey Cornelia Walker Bailey, of Sapelo Island, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Southeast Georgia Health System. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, at First African Baptist Church on Sapelo Island, with burial to follow in Behavior Cemetery. The ferry will leave Meridian Dock at 8:30 a.m.…

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Betty Louise Davis

Betty Louise Davis Betty Louise Davis, 59, of Townsend, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, in Savannah.  She was a native and lifelong resident of McIntosh County, had worked as a waitress and was a homemaker. Survivors are her son, Chance English; sisters, Ruby Rowe, Diane Isenhour, and Debra Davis; brother, Furman Davis, all of…

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Bishop John Wesley Griffin

Bishop John Wesley Griffin Bishop “J.W.” John Wesley Griffin entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at Southeast Georgia Health System. J.W. was born June 13, 1946 in Waycross, Georgia. the son of the late James Daniel Griffin and the late Effie Mae Griffin. He attended McIntosh County…

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McIntosh County: Now is the Time

McIntosh County: Now is the time! “McIntosh County: Now Is The Time!” is a movement to involve every resident of McIntosh County to turn our tide to a prosperous, healthy, educated and joyous place to live, work, play and a place for many to visit and enjoy. Identified as the Community Development Steering Committee, it…

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Jane Farmer

Jane Farmer Jane Mooers Farmer, 90, of Townsend, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, under the care of Georgia Hospice Care. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Vernon Square, 301 Washington St., in Darien, with the Rev. Ted Clarkson officiating. Inurnment will follow the service…

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Beware of Scam!

Beware of New Scam  If your phone rings and you answer, a voice will come on the line and say, “This is the IRS. We are filing a lawsuit against you. Call (number). Repeat call (number).” DO NOT CALL THIS NUMBER! Remember, the IRS does NOT call you. They notify you by U.S. Mail only.

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Jerry Tooke

Jerry Tooke Jerry Tooke, 63, of Brunswick died Thursday, October 12, 2017 after a battle with Melanoma with his wife by his side. He was a true outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and grow his beloved Day Lilies. Jerry was a mechanic with AT&T for over forty years. Survivors include his wife of forty…

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Flood Insurance, What to Know–from FEMA

Flood Insurance, What to Know Recent historic storms remind us that hurricanes are an ever present danger for Georgians. High winds, storm surge, and flooding have the potential to cause hundreds of millions—even billions—of dollars in damage each year. A policy with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is one of the best tools available…

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