SSI Township proposed at Grits and Issues

BN_CC_Grits_and_Issues.jpgLindsey Adkison/The Brunswick News

Glynn County’s delegation to the Georgia General Assembly is pushing for township over incorporation for St. Simons Island.

That was the collective message Sen. William Ligon and Reps. Alex Atwood and Jeff Jones, all St. Simons Island Republicans, delivered to the business community during the annual Grits and Issues event, hosted by the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce.

“I personally support this concept. It avoids the full blown city issue but still gives authority to the residents,” Jones said. “It will help address the real issue — control over development on St. Simons Island..."

Creating a township would be a wiser route to take, they said, noting it would mitigate any negative effects incorporation may have on Brunswick, Sea Island or other unincorporated areas of the county.  READ FULL STORY →

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