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Posted on: June 13, 2021

Teenager Dies After Lightning Strike Off Tybee Island

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A 15-year-old girl has died after being struck by lightning Saturday afternoon while swimming in the waters surrounding Tybee Island. 

On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 2:37 PM, the Tybee Island Police Department received a 911 call in ...

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Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Notice of Modification of modification of Shore Protection Act (SPA) Permit #460

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This serves as notification from the Shore Protection Committee and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources of a request from the City of Tybee Island for a modification of Shore Protection Act (SPA) Permit #460 under O.C.G.A. 12-5-230 et. seq. for im...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Parking Services is Moving

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Beginning June 17, Parking Services will be located at 1509 Strand Avenue (in the old Marine Science Center at the base of the pier.) Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free customer parking is available across from the building.&n...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Take the Tybee Lighthouse License Plate Poll

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The time has come to pick a winner! Click on the link below to pick which image you would like to see on a Tybee Island Lighthouse license plate. The contest runs through August 31st and the winner will be announced in early fall. Also be sure to show su...
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Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Recyling Changes

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Beginning Monday, June 7, 2021, the recycling trailer at 78 Van Horn will be moved to Memorial Park. Existing recycling stations are now available at:

  • Memorial Park, 402 Jones Avenue
  • Polk Street Right of Way
  • Department of Public Works, 76 Polk Street
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Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Remember Lights Out on Tybee After 9 PM

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To protect endangered nesting sea turtles Tybee Island urges everyone to turn off or shield light coming from structures visible from the beach.

Lights should be turned off nightly after 9 PM from May 1st to October 31st.

Artificial light can discourage fem...

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Announcements
Posted on: May 24, 2021

New Public Restrooms Open at South Annex

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The City of Tybee has opened new public restrooms at the South Annex Building (formerly the Marine Science Center) at 1509 Strand Avenue. While minor finishing work is still in progress, these facilities are operational and available to the public.

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Announcements
Posted on: May 24, 2021

City Hall Returning to Regular Hours

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Beginning Tuesday, June 1, 2021, City Hall will return to regular hours of operation. The public will have access Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. Visitors may once again enter through the building's front door facing Butler Avenue. A face covering i...

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Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Recycling Trailer Location Change

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The recycling trailer at Jaycee Park has been relocated to the parking lot at the Police Station nearest the large dog park at 78 Van Horne Avenue.

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Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Tybee Uses Innovation for Public Input on Coastal Hazards

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In a continuation of its award winning coastal resiliency efforts, the City of Tybee in partnership with the University of Georgia, has launched an innovative public input tool to crowdsource information on flooding hotspots, erosion, marsh die off and ma...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Tybee Island Promenade: Conceptual Drawings of Restrooms, Changing Rooms, and Showers

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The tentative schedule is as follows:

 

  • February 2021:  Council approved conceptual layout and design of bathrooms, changing rooms, sand showers.  Instructed Shawn to present this concept to the DNR
  • May 2021:  City will pr...
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Announcements
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Chatham County Emergency Rent Assistance Available

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Chatham County has received an $8.7 million federal grant which will be designated for emergency rental assistance for any Chatham County resident who meetings eligibility requirements. Qualified recipients will be prioritized for assistance on a weekly b...

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