Tybee Island Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Orange Crush weekend continues on Tybee IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    One of Tybee Island's busiest weekends of the year is here. Thousands of young people flock to the island for Orange Crush.

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  2. Orange Crush: Multi-agency effort on Tybee IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Hundreds, if not thousands, of visitors are expected on Tybee Island this weekend for the second installment of Orange Crush. The annual unsanctioned beach party hasn't had the best reputation in recent years, forcing the police department to have all hands on deck.

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  3. Hotel rooms left vacant because of declined cards on Tybee IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    We're learning that some hotels on Tybee are struggling to fill rooms left vacant by would be customers with bad credit cards. ?The manager of the Dunes Inn and Suites on Butler Avenue says around half of Friday and Saturday reservations were canceled because of declined cards.

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  4. Alcohol ban set to go into effect at midnight ahead of second Orange Crush weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Last weekend was known to be the less popular of the two Orange Crush weekends. However, this weekend is expected to have a much different turnout.

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  5. Burton Fire works busy Easter weekend with 2 fires, 4 car accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Burton Firefighters worked a busy Easter weekend as they responded to the scenes of four car accidents and two building fires. The four different car accidents did cause delays in traffic and sent three people to Beaufort Memorial Hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries.

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  6. SCMPD on scene of shooting on 54th, Barnard streets closed at intersectionRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is on the scene of a shooting that has 54th and Barnard streets closed. The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is on the scene of a shooting that has 54th and Barnard streets closed.

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  7. Vets gather for beach day on Tybee IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    For many veterans, one of the toughest obstacles they face isn't in any war zone, it's what happens when they return home from service and try to readjust to civilian life. This weekend a group of veterans from across the country gathered on Tybee Island, taking on the waves in their latest mission, kiteboarding.

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  8. Tybee Police arrest 14-year-old after attempted gun purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Tybee Island Police Department arrested a 14-year-old boy Friday night after he bought a gun from an undercover officer. Officers say the incident happened around 9 p.m. after the boy had been on their radar for 2-3 weeks.

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  9. First weekend of Tybee Island public drinking ban kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The council approving the measure a few weeks ago banning drinking all this weekend and next. They did this in anticipation of the huge crowds expected for Orange Crush.

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  10. Moment of silence Saturday in honor of Tybee Island Police Officer Tron LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Tybee Island Police will be holding a moment of silence Saturday in honor of Officer Tron Lewis, who was killed in a motorcycle crash last weekend. "Tron wanted the absolute best for all of his fellow officers and the public on Tybee Island.

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  11. Patrolling the Coast: New training for Tybee lifeguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Right now, Tybee Island is a swim at your own risk beach but that won't last long because lifeguards are in training this week. This year, the Starfish Aquatic Institute is putting together a more advanced beach open surf training curriculum.

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  12. Tybee city officials working to implement beach ambassador pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Cigarette butts are one of the main pieces of litter found out on Tybee Island, and the city is trying to find a way to reduce the trash in and around the beaches. The county has now put up No Smoking signs around the pier and pavilion, reminding people it's illegal to smoke or vape in those areas.

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  13. First Orange Crush weekend begins FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Hundreds of college students are expected to flock to Tybee Island this weekend for the first Orange Crush of 2017. The nonpermitted event has no official organizer, but still draws huge crowds - and sometimes problems for police - which is why this year, there is a public drinking ban in place this weekend and next.

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  14. A still from the film "Gifted", which was filmed in the Savannah area.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    According to IMDB.com, "Gifted", starring Chris Evans, Jenny Slate and Octavia Spencer, was filmed in Savannah, Wilmington Island, Tybee Island and Atlanta. While "Gifted" was given a limited release by its studio, Fox Searchlight, the impact of this film, and the countless others filmed in our area and across the state, has had a tremendous impact on Georgia.

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  15. CEMA releases Hurricane Matthew After-Action ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The report is very important because it's not a matter of "if" we will see another major storm - but "when." Hurricane Matthew hit moved off the Tybee Island coast Oct. 7 and 8. as a Category 2 storm.

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  16. Officer's death highlights a dangerous intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    An off-duty Tybee Island Police officer was the latest to lose his life on what drivers call a dangerous Chatham County intersection. Officer Tron Lewis died early Saturday morning along Ogeechee Road, near Chevis Road.

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  17. Tybee PD mourning the loss of one of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officer Lewis had been with Tybee Island Police Department a little less than a year and everyone fell in love with him. He was positive, upbeat, and always motivating others to do their best.

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  18. SCMPD respond to crash in same intersection as Saturday's fatal accident on Ogeechee, Chevis roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department and Southside Fire and EMS responded to a car accident at the intersection on Ogeechee and Chevis roads on Sunday morning. It is being reported as a two car accident.

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  19. Officer Tron LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officer Tron Lewis was killed in a motorcycle wreck Saturday around noon on Highway 17 when, he was off duty riding his motorcycle, a driver pulled out in front of him. He was a Tybee Island Police Department officer.

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  20. Tybee Island Officer dead after Hwy 17 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department responded to a fatal wreck involving a motorcycle struck by an SUV on Ogeechee Road near Southwest Middle School around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday. The coroner's office confirms the motorcyclist, who was killed, was Tybee Island Police Department officer Tron T. Lewis, 32. He was off duty during the time of the incident.

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