Commissioners ban alcohol on “frat beach” for Georgia-Florida weekend

Commissioners ban alcohol on “frat beach” for Georgia-Florida weekend

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Glynn County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday evening to ban the consumption and possession of alcohol on the beaches of St. Simons Island on Nov. 6 and 7, over the Georgia-Florida game weekend.

The Georgia-Florida game brings a crowd to “Frat Beach” on the island annually during the weekend of the big game.

Commissioners say they are concerned about COVID-19 infections ahead of the weekend.

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Glynn County Police Chief Jay Wiggins said his department will meet Monday to begin planning on how to enforce the ban.