Tybee Island continues talks on limiting open-air alcohol consumption

Tybee Island is having a bit of an identity crisis.On the one hand, it is one of the last remaining coastal cities in the eastern U.S...

Digging begins to deepen Savannah harbor

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. - After a 16-year wait for studies and funding, workers aboard a 220-foot barge off the Georgia coast have begun deepening...

Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...about 138 miles of lake paddling, navigating lakes Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond. From Augusta until they finish at Tybee Island on April 11, they will have the benefit of smooth water and a current to help them along.Brooksher estimates that...

Missing Louisville man's body found in Emanuel County

...the U.S. Navy and was home on leave to visit family."On Saturday morning, Good left Louisville on the way to Tybee Island with friends, but got out of the vehicle shortly after entering Emanuel County and began walking," according to an...

By the Book: History professor pens book on slavery

...Eric Morris. A group of buddies leave a downtown dock in a 17-foot aluminum row boat and head to the lighthouse at Tybee Island. During their journey they encounter nasty weather, ornery folk and 200 miles of bad luck. Augusta readers will...

Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

...hired Illinois-based Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to handle deepening the 18-mile outer harbor starting off Tybee Island and extending into the ocean. That's roughly half the length of the overall project.Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick...

Look no farther than Georgia writers for summer reading

...shotgun." Look out for this gem in mid-July.? A boat trip on the Savannah River from Augusta to the lighthouse on Tybee Island, Ga., might seem like a lazy, late-summer repast, but not in the hands of author Eric Morris. His debut novel...

Rants & Raves

...60-PLUS-YEAR-OLD woman, I never dreamed I would be running away from cops, but two squad cars and an ATV came after me for having a Golden on the beach. If you want to witness excessive law enforcement, visit occupied Tybee Island.

One solution works best with stray cats - and it's not trapping and killing

...Rockdale and Dawson counties; and in the cities of Athens, Madison, Vinings, Marietta, Pooler, Columbus, Macon, Tybee Island and Savannah. TNR programs also are in place in Charleston, Greer, Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach in South Carolina...

Johnny Amerson

...Heather Mutispaugh. Johnny is survived by his fiancee, Pat Corley; two daughters, Tammie (Jonathan) Harvell of Tybee Island, GA and Dawn (Chad) Young of Augusta, GA; brother, Freddie (Brenda) Amerson and sisters, Catheryn (Bob) Turnbull...