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Lawmakers weigh big change for Jekyll Island

...development of hotels and attractions on Jekyll Island has long been governed by a seemingly...groups and the state authority that manages Jekyll Island want to do away with using a percentage...compromise was hatched last year as the Jekyll Island Authority and environmentalists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-19/lawmakers-weigh-big-change-je
Residents recall terminal, riding buses to Augusta

...toward it, my friend and I would curl up as low as we could to avoid the spray.Years later, when we took our children to Jekyll Island, the tram was still operating there, touring the island. We could put our three children on it, wave goodbye and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-19/residents-recall-terminal-rid
Jekyll Island eyes big change to conservation law

...room is left for future development on Jekyll Island, the state park's governing...change in the law being pursued by the Jekyll Island Authority has merit. The authority...fixed acreage that total construction on Jekyll Island can't exceed."Going by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-22/jekyll-island-eyes-big-change
Advisory group: Jekyll Island has exceeded development limit

...decades-old state law passed to protect Jekyll Island's unspoiled beaches, salt marshes...conservationists and coastal residents concluded Jekyll Island long ago exceeded its maximum footprint...The conclusions were so jarring that the Jekyll Island Authority, the agency that operates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-12/advisory-group-jekyll-island-
Attorney general rules Jekyll Island must count marsh as land

SAVANNAH, Ga. - State law requires Jekyll Island officials to count marsh that stands...conclusion of a task force appointed by the Jekyll Island Au thor ity that said the island...development. The group said that for decades Jekyll officials wrongly included hundreds of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-27/attorney-general-rules-jekyll
Jekyll oversight chair supports change in park law

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - A major change to the state law that has limited development on Jekyll Island for 42 years should win approval...state senator in charge of oversight for Jekyll Island said Thursday.Since 1971, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-17/jekyll-oversight-chair-suppor
Second study says Jekyll Island has too many deer

...in a year, a study has confirmed what Jekyll Island visitors and residents can easily...Carswell, conservation manager for the Jekyll Island Authority, said Wednesday his survey...Carswell, who presented his findings to Jekyll Island's governing board Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-20/second-study-says-jekyll-isla
State's beachfront restaurant needs manager

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. -- There's a beachfront...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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/states-beachfront-restaura
Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - The underground aquifer that coastal Georgia relies on for...said last week during a legislative study committee hearing on the issue at Jekyll Island. "But I have to say, we can't hold up technology."The EPA says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b
Jekyll Island tries to regain appeal, attract conventions

...Georgia's new beach front convention center on Jekyll Island won't open for two months, its...gatherings to other resorts years ago.What Jekyll Island had to offer had grown outdated...said Butch Bishop, a co-owner of Jekyll Island's grocery store and a variety store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-11/jekyll-island-tries-regain-ap