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Okefenokee is an ever-changing ecological wonder

...of clean water.As the headwaters of two rivers, it even has its own continental divide, Campbell said, with the St. Marys River draining to the Atlantic Ocean and the Suwanee River flowing toward the Gulf of Mexico.The national wildlife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-05-30/okefenokee-eve
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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Georgia's Cumberland Island has much to offer visitors

ST. MARYS, Ga. - On any other beach, a washed-up timber is little more than a...you don't have a boat.A ferry operates daily out of the nearby town of St. Marys in Camden County.Day trips and camping visits are allowed year-round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-05-02/georgias-cumberland-isla
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...pipeline. Charlton County Administrator Al Crace said his commission hadn't taken a stand either and was looking to the St. Marys River Management Committee, a 16-member group he said balances river protection with economic development, to evaluate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Public hearing on pipeline planned

...to drive as far." The choice leaves Augusta residents with a five-hour round trip to attend the hearing. Those in St. Marys will be on the road for about an hour and a half each way. Steve Caley, an attorney with GreenLaw, advocated for more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-01/public-hearing-pipeline-
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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