Sapelo Island residents say a proposed hike in the island's ferry fee is insult to injury after steep rises in other fees recently. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing raising the one dollar one way fee on the only way on and off the island.
A coastal non-profit organization is opening the doors Saturday to a new museum dedicated to ex-slaves and their descendents known as Gullah-Geechee. The Pinpoint Heritage Museum is located near Savannah in a former seafood processing factory once iconic to the community. Now the renovated buildings feature presentations about seafood and the culture it supported.