State panel reviews renting out your house for events

...acknowledge short-term renting is a business enterprise in Atlanta and vacation areas like Savannah, Blue Ridge, Jekyll Island and Saint Simons Island.Committee member Rep. Tom Taylor said he's still struggling."What we've seen is we've...

Jekyll Island plans $30,000 ice skating rink to lure more visitors during offseason

...tourism slows down this fall, Jekyll Island hopes to lure more offseason visitors...rink is the latest effort by the Jekyll Island Authority to boost visitation...do this with their families."Jekyll Island was a winter getaway owned by...

Tybee Island continues talks on limiting open-air alcohol consumption

...Seashore off Camden County allows for consumption of alcoholic beverages.In addition, the Jekyll Island Authority, which oversees state-owned Jekyll Island in Glynn County, prohibits drinking in public only in parking lots, roads, bicycle paths...

Water park set for North Augusta

...architect David Markey, who has designed multiple aquatic facilities across the country, including Summer Waves at Jekyll Island, Ga., and Splash in the Boro in Statesboro, Ga., said he expects the project to break ground within the next...

Jekyll Island delays long-planned hotel for convention hub

...failed deals with two developers, Jekyll Island has put off until next year finding...money has proven more difficult. Jekyll Island's main convention hotel, a...finally opened at the end of April.Jekyll Island officials say they still need...

Area Announcements

...Jacqueline Major at (706) 399-0157.? The Turtle Crawl Triathlon, 5K and Nestfest will be held on May 16 at Jekyll Island, Ga. Registration ends Friday. For more information, visit jekyllisland.com/project/turtle-crawl-triathlon...

Thursday's high school results

...8-0, 7-0 Region 2-AAAAA. Next: Lakeside in Golden Isles at Jekyll Island, today. Girls TennisLAKESIDE 3, GREENBRIER 2Singles: Morgan...8-0, 7-0 Region 2-AAAAA. Next: Lakeside in Golden Isles at Jekyll Island, today.

Thursday's high school results

...Aquinas?Morgan Davis (0 saves).Record: Aquinas 5-1. Next: Aquinas vs. Oconee, 5:10 p.m., today, at Jekyll Island, Ga. Boys TennisEVANS 5, CROSS CREEK 0Singles: Erik Fulton (def. Trevor Lopez, 8-0; Nick Kostromin...

What Is It?

...is a Chrysler 300K, 1964."Paul Perdue wrote: "I'm taking time out of my busy schedule while on vacation at Jekyll Island to guess this week's car. I think it is a 1964 Chrysler New Yorker. Now back to sun, surf and biking ..."Bill...

Millennials reshaping hotel industry

...unique" and "adventurous" lodging experience.Another property Winey handles, the beachfront Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island, Ga., recently reopened after a $22 million rebuild with new features likely to appeal to millennials, like a...