Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.
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  Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.

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Man, dog killed in apartment fire on Savannah’s Southside

Gov. McMaster says extra $1B in 2019 budget will go to state education, South Carolina’s prosperity

Allegiant expanding service into Savannah, announces 4 new nonstop routes

Tybee Island plans for construction of new marine science center

City of Savannah announces utility payment arrangements for workers impacted by shutdown

The City of Savannah is offering utility payment arrangements for federal workers that are experiencing financial hardship due to the government shutdown.
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  Congress prepares to skip planned recess if shutdown goes on

Even with some 800,000 federal employees furloughed or working without pay, the president suggested the partial shutdown that has clogged airport security lines and shuttered federal agencies was going smoothly.

Woman accused of animal abuse in Candler Co. also facing charges in Montgomery Co.

Chatham Area Transit Authority looking for public feedback on fixed route changes

Police investigate West Savannah shooting death

ECSO investigates social media threats at Effingham County High

2 homes damaged by fire overnight in West Savannah

SCI’s 15th annual Blanket Drive underway

Brian Kemp sworn in as 83rd Governor of Georgia

Flooding forces Jasper Co. residents from homes

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  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.

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Area High School Basketball Scores 01-16-19

Michel scores 3 TDs, Patriots roll past Chargers 41-28

New England (12-5) will play at Kansas City in next week's AFC title game. The Patriots beat the Chiefs 43-40 in Foxborough in Week 6. The Patriots finished 9-0 at home this season.

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  General Assembly session held in Atlanta

J. Crew announces closure of Broughton St. location

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One of Savannah’s own to make appearance at Super Bowl halftime show

Rincon woman killed in crash on I-95 near Jimmy DeLoach Pkwy

A Rincon woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95.
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  Gymboree preparing to file for bankruptcy and close all its stores

Bankruptcy means possibly shuttering all 900 stores the company operates under the Gymboree, Janie and Jack and Crazy 8 brands in the United States and Canada.

Beaufort Co. woman sets world record

Man drowns at private pond in Emanuel County

Local pastor works to clear name after case of mistaken identity

Local school tries to make streets safer with social media campaign