The $380,000 grant will be matched by $320,000 in city funds.
The measure seeks stiffer penalties for violations of existing ordinances, similar to a Florida law already on the books.
On the Monday June 12th edition of Georgia Today: State Republicans elect a new leader at the GOP convention in Columbus; the Tybee Island City Council tables a resolution to expand the city's emergency powers; and a musical based on lynching of a Jewish man in Georgia wins two Tony awards.
Closures of Highway 80 are among the proposed measures.
City attorneys are “looking into what we can do to have better control” over island access, Tybee Island's mayor said.
A local police officer is among the regular users of the semi-permanent encampments on the state Heritage Preserve, for decades. But the Department of Natural Resources began removing structures Monday, Feb. 13.
Georgia Tech researchers are using funding from the U.S Department of energy to reimagine Atlanta’s electric power infrastructure.
Federal proposals designed to protect Tybee Island from storm surges have been signed into law.
Though it's hundreds of miles away from Georgia, Hurricane Fiona is still expected to cause deadly rip currents along the coast.
The Savannah Beach Wade-Ins of the early '60s are now memorialized near the Tybee Island pier.
Staff at the Tybee Marine Science Center rescued Ike in 2020 when he was a tiny straggler too weak to climb out of his North Beach nest on his own. He is the latest in a series of rescued loggerheads who serve as the center’s “marine debris ambassador.”
Crews are fighting a wildfire that's scorched hundreds of acres on an unspoiled island known for archaeological treasures on the coast of Georgia.
Several studies of ocean water in Georgia have found tiny, plastic particles in almost every sample taken.
This summer, many Georgians were eager to get back on the road for summer travel after loosened COVID-19 restrictions meant they could go back to their beloved hideaway — and even try some new vacation destinations.
After three years educating visitors to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, Admiral the loggerhead was released into the wild.
A graduate student is studying what kinds of plants are best at holding Tybee Island's coastal sand dunes in place.