Last year the annual ‘Orange Crush’ weekend hosted on Tybee Island by HBCUs from across the state was something of a debacle, marred by violence including a drive-by shooting.  This year though local officials took steps to regain order, bringing in additional law enforcement officers, directing traffic, and blocking off certain roads.  The result?  What Tybee Interim City Manager Michelle Owens called an “orderly” weekend, with somewhat smaller crowds but still a good chance for local students to unwind ahead of exam season.


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