News Line for Saint Marys

Tybee City Manager Diane Schleicher finalist for top St. Marys job
Tybee Island City Manager Diane Schleicher has been named a finalist for the same position in St. Marys.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Four years after buying Gilman Boathouse property, St. Marys still looking for developer
Nearly four years after the city bought the Gilman Boathouse and its 2.8-acre lot on the downtown waterfront, city officials are still looking for someone to develop it. The property, now known as the Intracoastal Gateway Project, has sat empty since the city tore down the boathouse where the late Howard Gilman entertained guests.
Source: Florida Times-Union

Camden leaders work to improve relations
There was a time not too long ago when the governments in Camden County were like islands, having little to do with each other than what was necessary.
Source: Brunswick News

St. Marys wants to remain sole terminal for Cumberland Island ferry
Mayor John Morrissey believes a ferry linking St. Marys and Fernandina Beach is a good idea. He just doesn’t want that ferry to stop at Cumberland Island.
Source: Florida Times-Union

Getting community back on track
Construction of the long-awaited first phase of a marina project at the Cumberland Harbour residential community in St. Marys is expected to begin by midsummer.
Source: Brunswick News

St. Marys concerned about ferry bids
Members of the St. Marys Convention and Visitors Bureau are concerned about bids that will be solicited in June to provide passenger ferry service to Cumberland Island National Seashore.
Source: Brunswick News

St. Marys looking for city manager to replace Steve Crowell, who leaves Friday
The city is beginning a search for a new city manager to replace Steven Crowell Jr. who leaves office Friday after nearly three years on the job.
Source: Florida Times-Union

Merger of St. Marys police with Camden Sheriff's Office too costly, task force says
A task force on consolidating St. Marys police with the county Sheriff’s Office has concluded the costs would far outweigh the benefits.
Source: Florida Times-Union

Joint land use committee recommends closing St. Marys Airport
The ongoing conflict between the U.S. Navy and the city of St Marys on the status of the barely used St. Marys Airport may be drawing to a close.
Source: Florida Times-Union

Resignations pile up after decision
City officials might live to regret their decision Monday to delay a request for state and federal funding to build a security fence around the St. Marys Airport.
Source: Brunswick News

Two-man St. Marys City Council race final after write-in votes thrown out
About 19 hours after the polls closed on Tuesday night, Robert L. “Bob” Nutter learned he had won a special election over Artie Jones Jr. for Post 1 on the St. Marys City Council.
Source: Florida Times-Union

Train increases tourism revenue
"The St. Marys Express has become a valuable addition to our area's destination portfolio, helping St. Marys to become even more competitive in the travel arena," said Angela Wigger, St. Marys tourism director.
Source: Brunswick News

St. Marys economic director leaving office
St. Marys Economic Development Director A.J. Jones met with city officials Monday to update them about ongoing projects that someone else will have to follow up on when he leaves for a new job Nov. 1.
Source: Brunswick News