State's beachfront restaurant needs manager

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. -- There's a beachfront restaurant...carry out the agreement. Last week, the Jekyll Island State Park Authority sent out a request...operate the restaurant just north of the Jekyll Island Convention Center and Great Dunes Park...

Jekyll Island plan retooled to draw more tourists

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Plans for upgrading Jekyll Island to attract more tourists and conventions evolved Monday...Mike Chatham, the project's lead architect, told the Jekyll Island Authority board the plan was retooled to place more focus...

260-room Jekyll Island hotel will close

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - A 260-room hotel on Jekyll Island is about to close its doors.The Jekyll Oceanfront Clarion Resort has notified the Jekyll Island Authority that it will cease operations on Monday.No...

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Course at Jekyll Island reopens after overhaul

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - The Jekyll Island State Park Authority is proud of its refurbished Pine Lakes...It wasn't just the money that has turned Pine Lakes into Jekyll Island's top golf course attraction, overshadowing older brothers...

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Jekyll Island regroups on development

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. --- The director of the Jekyll Island Authority said Monday he'll move quickly to find new...last week. As the board of directors for state-owned Jekyll Island voted Monday to formally dissolve their deal with Atlanta-based...

Jekyll Island memorial to honor slaves

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. --- Nearly 150 years ago, The...in New York, landed on the shores of Jekyll Island. With its arrival on the south side...approaching civil war. On Tuesday, The Jekyll Island Authority honored the enslaved passengers...

Jekyll Island aims to please all types

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Bill Donohue has to run this...businessmen, the executive director of the Jekyll Island State Park Authority wants some things...industry who established the opulent Jekyll Island Club in the late 1800s. It is now an...

Jekyll Island oak may set national record for girth

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - A Jekyll Island live oak may stage a leafy coup to become the nation's largest...Live Oak Society's Dave Hanson said while standing beneath the Jekyll Island tree, "and it's badly damaged, but it's still impressive...

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Tourists beware: Jekyll Island to be without gas station through summer

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - A new service station for Jekyll Island State Park is coming a little later than planned and won't open until the end of summer.In December the state found some fuel contamination in soil samples near the old station's...

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Pair of poisoned turtles get care on Jekyll Island

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Critically ill from red tide poisoning, two young loggerhead...Jacksonville, Fla., are undergoing care at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island. The turtles - named Bailey and Marina by the staff - are about 15 to...