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Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...Floridan aquifer in 11 Georgia counties, those along and closest to the state's 100-mile coast from Savannah to St. Marys, lapsed July 1 after an attempt in the Legislature to make the regional ban permanent was put on hold.Now area water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b
Georgia hospitals see change, crisis

...its financial performance.It's also reorganizing as a private nonprofit to operate its hospitals in Brunswick and St. Marys and other health facilities. That would pave the way for a possible affiliation or joint venture.Kane said that as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/georgia-hospitals-see-change
200-year-old St. Marys tree used to restore `Old Ironsides'

ST. MARYS, Ga. -- Later this month, when the...the longest-lived of four trees that St. Marys residents planted Feb. 3, 1800, to commemorate...Washington's death seven weeks earlier. In 1987, St. Marys residents cut the tree down and donated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/08/met_211032.shtml
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St. Marys airport, Navy base reach compromise

ST. MARYS, Ga. - Five weeks ago, Navy officials maintained the St. Marys Airport should be closed permanently because...said state Rep. Charlie Smith, D-St. Marys. Rear Adm. Gaudio and other Navy officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/04/met_323691.shtml
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St. Marys home expects windfall

ST. MARYS, Ga. - The 2004 Home & Garden Dream Home...year. But now it's time for another St. Marys home to step into the spotlight. Orange...expected to have a significant impact on St. Marys tourism. Last year's issue, which featured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/met_439261.shtml
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Call center provides lift for St. Marys

ST. MARYS, Ga. - Gov. Sonny Perdue is credited...County's largest private employer to St. Marys. Mr. Perdue, however, said the reason...than 25,000 cities before deciding on St. Marys. Mr. Perdue, who was in town to attend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/19/bus_434873.shtml
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New school in St. Marys vandalized

ST. MARYS, Ga. - Vandals struck a middle school under construction in St. Marys on Thursday night, destroying classroom...suspects. The vandals broke into the new St. Marys Middle School through a door leading into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/11/met_84905.shtml
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Government shutdown halts Catholic Mass at Ga. naval base

ST. MARYS, Ga. -- Bloggers and congressmen are flogging Kings Bay Naval Submarine...offered on base, but said nearby Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys has added a Sunday service for base personnel and families.The problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-12/government-shutdown-halts-ca
St. Marys wants its festival to be Super Bowl sanctioned

ST. MARYS, Ga. - This city, known as "Mayberry by the Sea," may have a new nickname...Abner, Cats, All That Jazz and Chicago, were featured in parade floats in St. Marys during the ninth annual Mardi Gras festival. The festival was expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/02/met_367693.shtml
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Jesup woman, St. Marys man land record fish

...men's record-holder is John Henry Thomas, 18, of St. Marys, who caught a 92-pound black drum off the north jetty at the entrance to the St. Marys River on April 15. That bested the previous men's record...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2010-07-16/jesup-woman-st-m
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