Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

The beginning of hurricane season is a good time for homeowners to review their insurance needs.  Homeowners should meet with their insurance agent to review and adjust their polices as appropriate for adequate coverage. Families should keep in mind the 3 Ps during hurricane season:  plan, prepare and protect. 

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June 12, 2012 – The beginning of hurricane season is a good time for homeowners to review their insurance policies for adequate coverage for their home and property.  Homeowners are encouraged to consult with their agent and develop a complete understanding of the insurance coverage they have purchased.  In addition to reviewing insurance policies, there are three things families should keep in mind during hurricane season - plan, prepare and protect:

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44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

 

It’s happened to most of us, especially desk-bound workers. We’re at work and feeling as if we’ve been snacking all day. A handful of candy here and a bag of chips there doesn’t seem like a lot, but it adds up, especially when it comes to the numbers on the scale.

June 9th BBQ Challenge in St. Marys Cancelled

 

ST. MARYS, GA  – The BBQ Challenge portion of the Fun in the Sun Expo has been cancelled.  There are just not enough teams to achieve a good BBQ tasting experience for guests.  A team or two will be on hand selling BBQ during the event but there will be no contest.

We still look forward to seeing you on June 9th at FUN IN THE SUN EXPO for a 5K race, Up the Creek Xpeditions kayak demo and river clean-up in celebration of National Trails Day, the Blessing of the Boats, Arts & Craft Vendors, and Lots of Great Entertainment and Activities for families during the day brought to you by the Tribune & Georgian.

For information on the day’s events contact the Tribune & Georgian at 912-882-4927 or the St. Marys Welcome Center at 912-882-4000.

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Jaguars caravan hits the road

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Hit the road, Jags!

The Jacksonville Jaguars are kicking off their "2012 Jaguars Caravan" today in Brunswick, Georgia.

Jags players, cheerleaders and others will be driving all over Jaguars country to reach out to fans ahead of the start of the 2012 season.

Team officials said the caravan will help the "All in" message reach beyond metro Jacksonville.  The tour will make stops in Palm Coast, Volusia County, Tioga, Savannah, Waycross and Valdosta over the next week.  

The caravan events include music, food, games, prizes and photo opportunities.  

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Cumberland Island National Seashore to reopen June 2nd

ST. MARYS, Ga. -- The Cumberland Island National Seashore is set to reopen June 2nd.

Once the seashore reopens, the ferry will resume running its normal schedule.

Until that time, the National Seashore is closed to visitation through June 1 due to clean-up being done there after Tropical Storm Beryl.

Fred Boyles, Superintendent for the Cumberland Island National Seashore said, "The National Seashore staff has begun cleaning up downed trees and ensuring the park is ready once again for park visitors."

Boyles said the campgrounds at Sea Camp and Stafford Beach will also re-open Saturday.  However, he cautioned visitors hiking on some of the trails may still encounter downed trees.

The park's Land and Legacy tours will start running Saturday as well.

Visitors with ferry and camping reservations through June 1st should contact the ferry reservation office at 877-860-6787 for rescheduling or for refunds.

First Annual AED Safety Fair at St. Marys Waterfront Park

The 1st Annual AED Alliance Safety Fair will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012 at the St. Marys Waterfront Park, located at 205 West St. Marys Strett in historic St. Marys, Georgia.