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

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

Jekyll Island delays long-planned hotel for convention hub

...and failed deals with two developers, Jekyll Island has put off until next year finding...private money has proven more difficult. Jekyll Island's main convention hotel, a 200-room...finally opened at the end of April.Jekyll Island officials say they still need more...

Tybee Island continues talks on limiting open-air alcohol consumption

...of alcoholic beverages.In addition, the Jekyll Island Authority, which oversees state-owned Jekyll Island in Glynn County, prohibits drinking...paths, sidewalks and alleyways. Even then, Jekyll's South Picnic Area and fishing pier are...

Silver screen can be a party theme

...TABLE: Name your nibbles after horror-genre personalities ? think Dracula; Norman Bates; Hitchcock; Stephen King; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Cujo or Wes Craven.Make zombie chicken fingers to reference The Walking Dead. S'mores or other marshmallow-based...

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...

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...

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won't open for two months, its...gatherings to other resorts years ago.What Jekyll Island had to offer had grown outdated...said Butch Bishop, a co-owner of Jekyll Island's grocery store and a variety store...

Jekyll preservation at center of hotel debate

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - There's a place on Jekyll Island where a person can peer across the narrow waterway...getaway for the wealthy. When he stands on Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island, home to gnarled trees and unspoiled sand - a beach...

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...

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...