Against the better judgment of local officials concerned about the spiking spread of COVID-19, Tybee Island tepidly welcomed thousands of Independence Day revelers to congregate and celebrate on the coastal community’s open beaches and within its bustling hangouts.
Local governments in Glynn County and the city of Brunswick intend on returning to in-person meetings in July.
Savannah visitors are complying — some more reluctantly than others — with the city’s new emergency order requiring everyone in public spaces and commercial establishments to wear face masks in the ongoing battle against COVID-19.
Putting in place the 180 flags and their crosses, each of which bears the name of a late veteran from North Bryan, took about four hours. It was an effort that included help from the Pembroke Police Department, city employees, and handful of volunteers, as well as members of Pembroke American Legion Post 164.
One Boro is ready to present a proposal for an “equity package,” of steps aimed at ensuring equal treatment and preventing discrimination and related violence, to City Council later this month.
City commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday to establish a committee to make a recommendation that will determine the future of a Confederate monument in downtown Brunswick.
Despite the cancellation of this year’s fireworks show, City Manager Shawn Gillen said nearly every hotel room on the island is rented out for the weekend, and he expects at least 14,000 cars to cross Lazaretto Creek Bridge for the holiday.
Savannah Mayor Van Johnson issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring people to wear masks in public as the city’s riverside entertainment district is expected to pack in visitors for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Main Street Statesboro was designated last week as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program.
This video details the new agreement between Hinesville and Fort Stewart.