Kings Bay preps for submarine construction

The U.S. Navy does a lot of long term thinking.  That’s why Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, located in Camden County near St. Marys in Southeast Georgia, is currently prepping for the arrival of the first Columbia-class submarine in 2028.  More than $1 billion...

New Jekyll Island Hotel

For more than 15 years an oceanfront property on Jekyll Island sat empty – but no more.  A new  209-room dual-branded Courtyard/Residence Inn is going up, with all the latest bells and whistles and slated to open in the spring or summer of 2021.  The board of...

Augusta National funds HBCU scholarship

As part of celebrating next year’s 45th anniversary of Lee Elder becoming the first black golfer to play the Masters, Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley recently announced that the club will fund the creation of a women’s golf program at Paine College, a...

Braves help fund Macon youth sports complex

Last week Macon RBI cut the ribbon on a new $1.6 million baseball facility in Macon that will host an array of sports for local children year round.  The Atlanta Braves, United Way of Central Georgia, and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation were among the groups who chipped...

GHS memorializes Hart County Training School

The Georgia Historical Society recently memorialized the dedication of a new Georgia Civil Rights Trail historical marker for Hart County Training School in Hartwell, Georgia with a virtual dedication and a small private ceremony.  HTCS was established in 1924 for the...

Golden Isles alters Veterans Day plans

2020 isn’t an ordinary year, and next Wednesday’s Veterans Day won’t be a typical one, but the Veterans Council of the Golden Isles is making sure that vets will still be honored.  While the annual Veterans Day Parade on St. Simons is cancelled this...

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