St. George Island

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Despite some minor damage, Franklin County officials say the area is doing well after a tornado hit St. George Island Tuesday.

Tourist Drowns During Colin

Jun 8, 2016
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A tourist at St. George Island drowned during Tropical Storm Colin earlier this week. A sheriff deputy found Sandra Gnezda receiving CPR from a first responder and emergency medical services at 7:02 p.m. on Monday, June 6, according to the police report.

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It’s been five years since the Gulf oil spill, and five seasons of sea turtle nesting later, the St. George Island Volunteer Turtlers haven’t seen any abnormalities.