A cyclist is set to face off against a car and a bus during the fifth annual dump the pump challenge Thursday morning. Savannah City officials say the challenge is part of a national event designed to show that alternative means of transportation can be convenient, cheaper and are better for the environment.
Two Georgia cities rank in the top ten areas in the nation for longest commutes by distance. A new Census Bureau report shows many Hinesville and Brunswick commuters are traveling 50 miles or more each way to work from surrounding counties. Some of those workers are coming from Long County, where 83% of county commuters work elsewhere.