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Fight Dirt Tybee displays cigarette butts collected from the beach.

Tybee bans beach smoking

Cigarette butts are the most common littered item on the beach at Tybee and worldwide.

Tybee Island passed an ordinance to ban smoking on its beaches, crosswalks and pier effective June 1, 2022.


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The Tide: Camden leader job hunts in Florida without spaceport on his resume

Steve Howard touts spaceport’s value in Georgia, but mum’s the word on the project in his job search

Howard did not mention Spaceport Camden on the five-page resume or accompanying cover letter he submitted to Collier County. Howard has been the county administrator in Camden since 2007. He was named as spaceport project leader…

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