Sun., October 28, 2012 10:00am
A Tybee Island hotel owner accused of having workers remove part of a sand dune has agreed to spend $10,000 to fund environmental education programs as part of a settlement with the state Department of Natural Resources.
Thu., August 30, 2012 3:00pm
When the bell rang students back to Savannah's Beach High School this year, students and faculty came back to the news that the long-struggling school, filled with poor and at-risk students, now actually leads the district in some tests. That's a big change from just a few years ago when ambivalent students took failure for granted. Local school officials credit an influx of money and new leadership.
Wed., June 20, 2012 7:57am
Vacationers heading to Jekyll Island will have to pay more for parking starting July 1. The Jekyll Island Authority has approved a $1 increase in the price of a daily parking pass at the state park on the Georgia coast.
Thu., May 31, 2012 6:31am
Two Jekyll Island beaches are under advisory after high levels of a bacteria that cause gastrointestinal illness were found in the water. The Coastal Health District reported St. Andrews Beach and Clam Creek Beach were placed under advisory following routine water quality tests from samples taken May 29.
Fri., May 25, 2012 12:00pm
New rules for dogs on St. Simons Island are drawing both cheers and jeers from dog lovers. On the one hand, Glynn County officials are banning dogs on the island's beach this summer when the sand is most popular, during the day. On the other hand, they're giving dog owners the discretion to unleash their dogs and let them roam free in the mornings and evenings.
Thu., May 24, 2012 4:13pm
At least three people in Georgia and a woman in South Carolina are battling so-called “flesh-eating” bacteria. But that should not stop Georgians from swimming in lakes or rivers as summer begins, experts say.
Fri., May 11, 2012 8:37am
Experts with the Department of Natural Resources say late spring and early summer vacation seasons overlap with the nesting seasons for protected birds such as American oystercatchers, Wilson's plovers and least terns. DNR is asking beachgoers to keep a lookout for protected birds and their nests.
Sat., February 25, 2012 2:24am
The first round of the Georgia high school basketball playoffs is halfway done after a rousing night of action on Friday. The highlight of the night may have been Class A No. 1 Calvary Day losing to Greenville 66-64 in a thriller in Savannah. Check our recaps below for more exciting Friday night playoff action.
Sat., February 26, 2011 1:55am
From Savannah to the Tennessee line, we were all over the first round of the state basketball playoffs tonight. While there were some upsets - such as Redan and Savannah Christian going down - perennial powers like the Miller Grove boys and Wesleyan girls rolled past out-matched opponents.
Thu., January 6, 2011 4:38pm
Some Tybee Island residents are worried about the possibility of mud on the beach from Savannah harbor deepening. The half-billion-dollar port expansion project is expected to give Tybee mountains of sand from the bottom of the Savannah River. It'll be placed just offshore to protect the island from beach erosion.