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LOVETOWN USA CLOSER REALITY FOR KINGSLAND: BBC Executives and OWN Network Scheduled To Visit Again

LOVETOWN USA CLOSER REALITY FOR KINGSLAND: BBC Executives and OWN Network Scheduled To Visit Again

Producers of the Oprah Winfrey Network and BBC’s new reality matchmaking television show, "Lovetown USA", notified Kingsland Mayor Kenneth Smith today that Kingsland has made it to the short list as one of the finalists in the quest to be named as the filming location for the new television series. BBC/OWN network executives and the Lovetown USA executive team will be visiting Kingsland sometime between Dec 14-16, 2011. The new show is an unscripted television documentary series that will follow a group of singles over a 30 day period. During that time, an expert team of matchmakers will guide them in their quest for love and examine how it affects the community.

School Links Student with Father Serving in Afghanistan

School Links Student with Father Serving in Afghanistan

 

Sterling Elementary School second-grader Griffin Moore got a nice surprise when he learned at a school-wide assembly that he had been named the school’s Golden Rule Award winner for the month of November.  Upon receiving the award from Principal Kelly Howe, he got an even bigger surprise when he turned around to see his father waving to him from a video image being projected onto the school gym wall.

Send Your Holiday Lights Photos!

Send Your Holiday Lights Photos!

 

As you start to put up your holiday lights around and in your home, think of snapping a quick photo and sending them to us.

We might feature your photo on air and online.

Send them to news@firstcoastnews.com!

MORE HOLIDAY COVERAGE

Capture the Spirit of the Holiday with Friends and Family

 

The St. Marys Christmas Tour of Homes is a festive tradition that helps kick off the holiday season in the small riverfront town of historic St. Marys, Georgia.

This year's tour will be held Saturday, December 10 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and will feature six beautifully decorated private homes, three bed & breakfasts, and five churches. The sparkle of the adorned trees and winter wonderland décor will have you savoring the season. 

Winn-Dixie Partners with Feeding America to Help Fight Hunger

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. announced it has joined forces with Feeding America to launch the Give a Meal program, which gives Winn-Dixie guests and team members the opportunity to help provide food to nearly 37 million Americans — including more than 14 million children — facing hunger this holiday season. Give a Meal runs through Jan. 3 and is available in all of Winn-Dixie’s 482 stores in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. Every $1 donated during the campaign helps provide eight meals to people in need.

Lovetown USA Producers to Scout Kingsland Georgia Community

Lovetown USA Producers to Scout Kingsland Georgia Community

 Producers of the Oprah Winfrey Network and BBC’s new reality matchmaking television show, "Lovetown USA", notified Kingsland Mayor Kenneth Smith last weekend that Kingsland had made the next cut in the nationwide competition seeking the perfect small-town setting for love. The new show is an unscripted television documentary series that will follow a group of singles over a 30 day period. During that time, an expert team of matchmakers will guide them in their quest for love and examine how it affects the community.