Tybee Island is having a bit of an identity crisis.
On the one hand, it is one of the last remaining coastal cities in the eastern U.S. that allows consumption of alcohol on its beaches and in its resort district.
On the other, this liberal approach to open-air alcohol consumption has garnered Tybee a reputation as a party town – one that during certain times of the year draws large crowds and all their associated problems.
PARIS — French police are hunting possible accomplices of eight assailants who terrorized Paris concert-goers, cafe diners and soccer fans in this country's deadliest peacetime attacks, a succession of explosions and shootings that cast a dark shadow over this luminous tourist destination.
The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Disabled American Veterans, local service organizations and community partners will hold a Veterans Information Briefing and Health Fair from 8 a.m. until noon Nov. 20, the Augusta hospital announced.
This event will take place at the Augusta VA’s Uptown Division off Wrightsboro Road in the third floor Auditorium (Room 3B-111). It is an opportunity for veterans to learn about benefits they have earned. Flu shots will be available for veterans.
Continued construction on River Watch Parkway will result in lane closures over the next week.
One southbound and northbound lane from 15th Street to River Shoals Parkway will be shut down from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thorough Nov. 25. The closures will allow for contractors to install a new storm drain system.
According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance of frost on Saturday but the chances increase Sunday morning. The frost Saturday is expected to be “patchy” and confined to outlying normally colder, wind-protected locations. The high temperature Saturday will also be more fall-like and may struggle to get into the 60s.
ATLANTA -- The lead among Georgia Republicans has changed to put Ben Carson ahead of Donald Trump with Ted Cruz gaining momentum, according to a poll released Thursday.
Carson’s 26 percent support from those planning to vote in the Republican primary March 1 gives him a slight edge over Trump’s 24 percent. While the difference falls within the 4.7 percent margin of error, the significance is that it shows a change in position and a loss of support for Trump.
Richmond County sheriff’s deputies have detained a suspect and are searching for another in connection to a Thursday night shooting in Augusta’s historic Harrisburg community.
At about 7:15 p.m., Richmond County sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on the 1900 block of Ellis Street in reference to shots being fired and a person being wounded, said Sgt. Glen Rahn, of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.