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Georgia school districts awarded federal grants for electric school buses

Savannah-Chatham County Schools, the largest coastal school district, is among the recipients.

Georgia school systems will receive $51.1 million in federal grants for the purchase of electric school buses, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in October. The Clean School Bus Program, announced last May, is aimed at accelerating the nation’s transition to zero-emission vehicles and produce cleaner air in and around schools and their communities.…


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Community day honors Butler Island’s story

What was it like to be a slave in Georgia? Black historians describe the life, the struggle and heritage of these Americans.

Butler Island’s nearly 900 slaves grew rice in Coastal Georgia before being sold to pay off their master’s debts. Residents gathered to pay homage to this past.

Gray’s Reef comes ashore

Discovery center in Savannah fosters a connection to the underwater marine sanctuary off the Georgia coast

Opening in February, a new Gray’s Reef center in Savannah hopes to connect locals and tourists to the underwater park.

River Guide app makes it easier to explore Georgia by water

The Georgia River Network app guides anyone who wants to paddle, swim, fish, boat state waterways.

Eight years in the making, the app draws information from Joe Cook’s river guide books and Suzanne Welander’s river guide books as well as from the state’s…

Carter-Herring debate nights arrive

Candidates for US House of Representatives square off in 2 debates in 2 days.

Coastal Georgia takes center stage today, as the candidates for the region’s seat in U.S. Congress — Republican incumbent Buddy Carter and Democratic challenger Wade Herring —…

Hurricane Ian prep: Need to know

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