The United States declared itself a country free of subjugation on July 4, 1776. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued Jan. 1, 1863. But it wasn’t until June 19, 1865 that more than 250,000 enslaved African Americans were freed by executive decree — a day that came to be known as Juneteenth.

With instruction from Southeast Adventures, campers received a small taste of what makes coastal Georgia special. On Wednesday, the daring tykes ventured out on the Lady Jane shrimp boat for an educational experience on the marine life that inhabits their home waters.

Vigils are held in front of Ahmaud Arbery's mural on the corner of Albany and G Street and in Satilla Shores on the second annual Ahmaud Arbery Day.

The Golden Isles showed up in droves to support former Brunswick High offensive tackle Warren McClendon, former Glynn Academy kicker Jack Podlesny, and other Glynn County natives for their role in the University of Georgia's national championship season.

The 2021 Brunswick Christmas Parade travels down Gloucester Street on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 4.

Brunswick High hosted Glynn Academy, Pierce County and St. Vincent's in a track and field meet Tuesday at the school. Results will appear in a future issue of The News.

Johnathan Keppler shot -12 under over 36 holes to win the SwingThought Tour event held at Brunswick Country Club on Monday and Tuesday. The 23-year-old Marietta native sank a putt for par on No. 18 to beat Jimmy Beck in a one-hole playoff and take the $25,000 prize for first-place.

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