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Georgia bar takes down $3,700 from walls and ceiling to pay staff

Workers end up receiving $600 each
Posted at 10:24 AM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 12:49:21-04

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — Desperate times called for desperate measures for a Georgia bar owner struggling to pay her employees.

Customers at The Sand Bar on Tybee Island have been stapling dollar bills on the walls and ceilings for years.

But now that business has dried up and owner Jennifer Knox has trouble paying her staff.

So, she recently decided to take down the dollar bills one by one and give the cash to the employees. It took three-and-a-half-days to remove all the money.


In the end, Knox retrieved more than $3,700.

Some customers later donated extra money for the cause.

Bartenders and musicians who work at the sand bar ended up receiving about $600 each.