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Marjorie Langford

Marjorie Tindell Langford, 86, of Brunswick, Ga., passed away Friday,Feb. 27, 2015, at her residence under the care of Heartland Hospice and Home Instead Senior Care. She was a lifelong native of Brunswick, Ga., where she was employed from 1947 to 1979 by ...

Metanoia Theatre programs new works at Brunswick Mechanics Institute

In 2014 Brunswick's Mechanics Institute has begun to be managed ...
of "spectacular kitsch" by French-born director Iris Gaillard and writer and dramaturge Georgia Symons. The season ends with 10CS, a contemporary take on the Ten Commandments as reimagined ...

Four Lady Jets named to GCAA Division I All-Conference teams

She is the kind of kid you want your daughter to grow up like. I am very proud of her.” Wallace, who is 6’0” and from Brunswick, GA, has started 16 of the 29 games this season for the Lady Jets and was a member of the 2013–2014 championship team.

Central Gwinnett grad Chris Turner has Brunswick basketball on a roll

BRUNSWICK – Chris Turner made his mark on Gwinnett County high school basketball as a star player at Central Gwinnett in the early 1990s. Now, Central Gwinnett’s all-time leading scorer is making his presence felt in prep basketball on the Georgia ...

Red-hot Brunswick basketball team hopes to keep season going in state semifinals

BRUNSWICK, GA. | The Brunswick boys basketball team is just two wins away from a state championship. And, that’s something that has never been said before. The Pirates are set to play in their first-ever final four Saturday afternoon when they face off ...

Brunswick bingo hall catches fire

A bingo hall in Brunswick caught fire Thursday evening. Knights of Columbus Bingo Hall near Highway 17 was preparing for bingo night when a grease fire started in the kitchen, according to a man working there. The man said Glynn County Fire Rescue got the ...

‘Colonial face of the tea party’ calls for Jeb walk out

William Temple, a tri-corner hat wearing Brunswick, Ga., man who bills himself as the “Colonial face of the tea party,” is urging attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference to take a stand when Jeb Bush shows up Friday -- head for the exits.

Search continues for Brunswick murder suspect

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- After being reported as missing, Brunswick Police say they found the body of 45-year old Derrick Smith inside his home. They made the discovery early Monday afternoon. "Police made forced entry to check on his welfare," said Captain Kevin ...

Brunswick Superfund Cleanup - Local news, weather, sports Savannah | WSAV On Your Side

Three New York men are currently in FBI custody for planning to travel to Syria to join ISIS. They mayhave a connection to Savannah, Ga.One of the men was detained as he tried to board a New York flight to Turkey. They were originally pinpointed after they ...

Joseph William Durant, 78, of Brunswick, GA

Story Updated: Feb 19, 2015 at 5:12 AM EST Funeral services for Joseph William Durant, age 78, of Brunswick, GA will be held on Thursday (February 19, 2015) at 1:00pm in the Chapel of the Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home in Brunswick, GA. Burial with ...

Another fab uncovering - this time in Brunswick East

Yesterday someone posted a pic of a fabulous Mobiloil and Dunlop duo on the Lost Melbourne Facebook page. I did some online sleuthing today and found out it was in Lygon Street, East Brunswick - fitti…

Early morning house fire under control in Brunswick Co.

Brunswick County fire crews responded to a house fire in the 4700 block of Bryant’s Way in the Northwest Community early Monday. SOURCE: WECT 6 Wilmington

Canadian Week in Review

News 02 Mar 2015 This Week in Canadian History 1917 Women in Ontario win right to vote in provincial elections. On December 6, 1921, at the age of 31, Agnes Macphail became the first woman to sit in…

In My Kitchen, March 2015

In my kitchen are some wonderful gifts from my next door neighbour, Anna.  Anna’s bay tree is huge and enjoys a good trim if you can reach its soaring branches. Bunches of bay leaves look lovely in th…

$3 million bail can’t keep man in Brunswick jail

Bail set at $3 million wasn’t enough to keep a Shallotte man charged in a major drug bust in jail. SOURCE: Wilmington Star News Online

California man arrested in Brunswick for subjecting a female trainee to unwanted sexual contact

BRUNSWICK, N.Y. (NEWS10)— Police have arrested a California man for felony sex crimes committed against a female trainee in Hoosick. State Police in Brunswick say they have arrested 53-year-old Avish…

Fred Marland at the SPC Meeting in Brunswick, Ga

http://hannah.smith-famil 2015/02/Fred-Marland-at-t he-SPC.m4v For context, let’s review! Sea Island gets preliminary approval for controversial development Opponents assert…

Tell your friends!!! New Listing in Brunswick Forest

Check out one of our latest listings in Brunswick Forest, 1112 W Brickhaven Cove For your personal tour, or for questions regarding this home, please call us at 910.431.9395 or visit our website www…

Arbor Day in Brunswick

In observance of Georgia Arbor Day, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant EcoScapes Program, the Georgia Forestry Commission and Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful presented a short educationa…

New Listing in Brunswick Forest

Take a look at our latest listing in Brunswick Forest: 3277 Gardenwood Drive For you personal tour, or for questions, please call us at 910.431.9395 or visit our website< /li>


Giving Every Young Person in BRUNSWICK GEORGIA a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.




To drink much during the teens years could lead to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits that persist in the adult phase, according to the disturbing results of a study done on animals. The study found that, even as adults, rats who had daily access to alcohol during his adolescence had reduced levels of myelin. With a function not very different from the  insulation of electrical wiring, myelin forms an insulating layer that surrounds the axons. These are filiform extensions of neurons that transmit nerve impulses.

These brain changes in rats were observed in a region important for reasoning and decision-making. Animals who drank more alcohol performed worse on a test of memory made when they were adults. The results suggest that high doses of alcohol during adolescence may continue affecting the brain even when the inpidual has left the consumption of alcohol. More research is needed to determine if these findings can be applied to humans.

According to the World Health Organization, a growing number of teens and young adults is provided to drinking to get drunk, consuming four (five for men) or more drinks in about two hours. Previous research in humans have shown an association between an episode of drinking excessive (binge) in adolescence, changes in the myelin sheath in several brain regions, and cognitive impairments in adulthood. However, it was unknown if alcohol was behind these brain differences and behaviour or if there was predisposition factors that could explain the found.

In this study, Heather N. Richardson, Wanette M. Vargas, Lynn Bengston and Brian. W. Whitcomb, of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst American city, as well as Nicholas W. Gilpin, of the State University of Louisiana in New Orleans, United States, compared the myelin in the prefrontal cortex (an area of the brain that is vital to reason and make decisions) in young male rats who gave a daily sweetened alcohol or sweetened water access for two weeks. It was found that animals that drank alcohol in his teens experienced a reduction in the levels of myelin in the prefrontal cortex, compared with those who drank a similar amount of sweetened water. When the researchers examined the animals exposed to the alcohol several months later, they found that continued showing levels of myelin reduced as adults.

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Take Action to Improve Your Financial Situation in BRUNSWICK GEORGIA

By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director.

America Saves Week, February 24 – March 1, 2014, is a time to review your finances, decide what you want to save for, and set up a system that will allow you to save automatically. That’s why the America Saves Week theme is Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically. Did you know that only half of Americans report having good savings habits? Even if you are already saving, it’s good to take a look at your goals and decide if you can save more or start a new savings goal. Join thousands of others who are pledging to pay down debt, save money, and take financial action during America Saves Week.

Not sure what to save for or what to save for next? Here are the most popular saving goals of those who have pledged to save through America Saves:

· Save for Emergencies - Only 37 percent of low-to-moderate income households have a savings or money market account at a bank or credit union and nearly a quarter of savers who have pledged to save have chosen “emergency savings” as their first wealth-building goal. Learn more.

· Save for Education - Saving for education is the second most popular goal savers select when they pledge to save with America Saves. There are many different things to factor in when saving and paying for college. Learn more.

· Pay Down Debt - Getting out of debt is the #3 goal Savers select when they pledge to save. That does not come as a surprise since a 2012 survey found that 45% of families with annual incomes under $50,000 rely on credit cards to pay for basic needs such as rent, utilities, insurance and food. Learn more.

· Save for a Home - For decades, home ownership has been the main path to wealth for most Americans. Today, home equity - the market value of a home minus the balance on any home loans - represents more than four-fifths of the typical family’s wealth. Learn more.

· Save for Retirement - Retirement savings is a top priority for many Savers. Saving for retirement now will ensure that you have enough money to maintain a comfortable standard of living when you stop or reduce the amount of hours you work. Learn more.

Not sure how to save for your goals? Here are some saving strategies to help:

· Save Automatically - The easiest and most effective way to save is automatically. This is how millions of Americans save at their bank or credit union, and how millions of employees save through 401(k) and other retirement programs at work. Learn more.

· Save at Tax Time - Do you spend weeks eagerly anticipating your tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? Many people view tax refunds as unplanned bonuses. They see the money as a gift from the government, to use for splurges or treats. But a tax refund provides the opportunity to improve your financial situation. Learn more.

Take the America Saves Pledge (or re-pledge) today to set your savings goal and make a plan to save. When you take the pledge you can also choose to receive text message tips and reminders to help you save for your goal. And don’t forget to follow America Saves on Facebook and Twitter.

America Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for inpiduals to assess their own saving status



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