Thu., August 11, 2011 10:20am
Public health officials have issued a bacteria advisory for Strand Beach near the Tybee Island pier, and authorities are urging swimmers to avoid water in the area until further notice.
Thu., September 2, 2010 1:02pm
Meteorologists are advising beachgoers to stay out of the ocean in the wake of Hurricane Earl passing up the eastern seaboard. The National Weather Service issued a high-surf advisory lasting through Friday morning.
Wed., July 28, 2010 1:42pm
Environment Georgia reported that beach closings and advisories due to pollution went up the last year in Georgia, totaling 209 days of closed or under advisory beaches. The numbers are according to the Natural Resource Defense Council's 20th annual beach water quality report.