Good News

Totals are in for this year’s Get Your Rear in Gear race in Savannah

More than $30,000 was raised for the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion at St. Joseph’s/Candler.

  Good News: A wish to go fishing comes true

  Good News: Richmond Hill High students launch campaign against cancer

  Good News: 4th Grader raises money for homeless shelter in Baxley

  Good News: Students participate in ‘No One Eats Alone’ anti-bullying program

  Wesley Community Center is WTOC’s Community Champion

  Good News: ‘Quad Mom’ runs races while pushing quadruplets

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  Good News: Outside workers looking forward to warmer temps next week

  Good News: Savannah students put their heads together for K-12 Inventure Prize Competition

  Good News: Savannah Hockey Classic celebrates 20th year

  Good News: Bitty & Beau’s Coffee opening on W. Congress Street

  Good News: Christmas lights for a cause

  Good News: Brooklet Christmas Breakfast

  Savannah International Longshoremen give away bikes

Union members collected 285 bikes for this year's holiday bike giveaway.

  Good News: Street dedicated to Savannah neighborhood crusader

Friday, the City of Savannah honored a woman for her dedication to her neighborhood.

  Good News: Military Dad makes surprise return

Two elementary school students in Glennville got their Christmas wish a few days early.

  Good News: 49 students qualify for Duke University’s Talent Search

Nearly 50 students at Savannah’s Hancock Day School have been nominated for Duke University’s talent search.

  Good News: Radio station helps grant Christmas wishes

Good News: Officers deliver gifts to Urban Hope

  Good News: Realtors giving Christmas gifts to families at Safe Shelter

  Good News: Savannah community pitching to help Toys 4 Tots

  Good News: Local women’s group donates to 200 Club of Coastal Empire

  Good News: Santa surprises new employees at Bitty & Beau’s Coffee

  Good News: 100 Children’s Foundation hands out gifts at Children’s Hospital

A local charity visited the Willett Children’s Hospital at Memorial Monday, helping spread cheer among the tiny patients.

  Bluffton Shop with a Cop gets boost from community

Bluffton teachers, firefighters, police officers and Marines sunk baskets while raising money for the police department's first Shop with a Cop program.

  Good News: SCCPSS students performing lunchtime serenades

Christmas is in the air, and so is Christmas music, thanks to local school kids.

  Good News: Atlanta Gas Light delivers toys to Children’s Hospital

It’s only the first week of December, but Christmas came right on time Thursday at Dwayne and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital.

  Good News: Mayors from across Southeast GA join for 59th Annual Mayors Motorcade

Mayors from all across Southeast Georgia joined forces Wednesday to bring some holiday cheer to patients at Georgia Regional Hospital.

  Good News: Savannah Theater celebrates 200th Birthday

There is so much history in Savannah that some can get overlooked, like the historic Savannah Theater that snuck up on a significant milestone Tuesday.

  Santa’s Pantry feeding public school students over winter break

Santa’s Pantry is collecting non-perishable foods that are easy for kids to eat.

Good News: GSU celebrates 112th Birthday

We’re wishing a Happy Birthday to our region’s largest university.

  Good News: Chatham County Sheriff’s Charity

WTOC is partnering with the U.S. Marines on their annual Toys 4 Tots Campaign, but we like to see the wealth shared, especially when it’s shared with children in need.

  Construction almost restored on Henry Ford bakery building in Richmond Hill

The recipe for history is coming together nicely in Richmond Hill as construction nears a completion on the restored Henry Ford bakery building.

  Good News: Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday turned out to be a day of getting for several fortunate organizations in the Savannah area.

Good News: Savannah Harbor Foundation gives back

The Savannah Harbor Foundation, which supports children’s charities in the Coastal Empire, started the season of giving off early.

  Good News: WTOC’s Day of Giving pays off on Thanksgiving

Your generosity has helped make this a Happy Thanksgiving for Coastal Empire families in need.

  Good News: Toys for Tots Toy Drive starts this Friday

On Thanksgiving Eve, we’re already getting ready for the day after Thanksgiving here at WTOC.

  Good News: Young filmmaker make movie about father

Most movies are a labor of love to the people who make them, but that was certainly the case for Bennie Mitchell III.

  Good News: Philharmonic in the Streetz

Classical music can be more accessible in a non-classical setting - and it was this weekend.

  Good News: WTOC’s Day of Giving

From before dawn until after dark, cans, boxes, and packages kept coming - a continuous stream of generosity - as Savannah once again gave on WTOC’s Day of Giving so that less fortunate families can also have a Happy Thanksgiving.

  Good News: Kids in the Kitchen

It was a little more than a teaspoon of sugar helping the medicine go down at the Dwayne and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital on Tuesday.

  Good News: Savannah Dental offers free services to veterans

Savannah Dental opened only for veterans on Monday, providing free dental services to active and former members of the military on the practice’s first Veterans Giveback.

  Good News: Missing Beaufort High School class ring found and returned

A veteran from the Lowcountry lost his highschool ring in the 60′s and on Friday, it was finally returned.

Good News: A.B. Williams Elementary honors late principal

Young students never need a reason to read, but they had a good one at a local school on Thursday.

Good News: Memorial Health Robotics

Wednesday, the doctors from Memorial Health shared an expertise that they are particularly qualified to pass along.

  Good News: Bethesda gets new weight room

Bethesda Academy travels to Morris, SC Friday to play in the state semifinals, already making it the school’s most successful football season in years.

  Good News: Tybee Kite Festival honors Alice Gerber

Saturday was a good day to fly a kite, which was a great way to help Parkinson’s patients.

  Good News: Reverse Trick-or-Treating

It was Halloween by special delivery at the Dwayne and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital at Memorial on Wednesday.

Amazon Delivery station opens in Effingham County

One of the biggest online shopping sites in the world is bringing jobs to Effigham County.

  Good News: Savannah Show Stoppers

A local dance instructor is teaching foot work, but also helping the less fortunate get a foot forward.

  Good News: WTOC partners with Leopold’s for United Way fundraiser

Sunday was a great day for ice cream, and the reason for enjoying it was even better.

Good News: “Warrior Lift” elevator project begins

Work began on Friday at Legion Hall 135 in downtown Savannah on the "Warrior Lift'' elevator project, an adddition that will make all floors of the historic, 102-year old buiding accessible to all visitors.

  Good News: Swainsboro native appears on MTV for music video

Getting on MTV is still a goal for singers, photographers, and video editors.

Mickey Mouse makes appearance at Children’s Hospital at Memorial Health

Mickey Mouse and several of his friends visited the Dwayne and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital at Memorial Health on Wednesday.

Good News: Parker’s Golf Tournament

A lot of business gets done on the golf course - and Tuesday it was the business of helping schools in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.

  Good News: Cool, Fall-like weather warms hearts of Coastal Empire residents

Did you reach for a sweater Thursday? It was a nice change, wasn’t it?

  Good News: St. Andrew’s 6th Grader publishes book

All elementary school students have writing assignments, but they don’t all jump into them the way young Darrell Bryant did.

  Good News: WTOC chips in to largest AMBUCS fundraiser for differently abled individuals

The AMBUCS Bowlapalooza is the largest fundraiser of the year for the organization that supports the needs of differently abled individuals in the Coastal Empire.

  Good News: Leopold’s employees

You never need an extra reason to have ice cream, but now there is one at Leopold’s in Savannah. Actually, there are three.

  Good News: Folds of Honor Golf Tournament

The 4th Annual Folds of Honor Golf Tournament at the Savannah Country Club was the biggest yet.

Good News: 25th Annual ‘Cy’ Wright Memorial Tournament

Players teed off to help support youth athletic programs in Savannah on Friday.

  Good News: Coach’s Corner Tee Pee Challenge

The Braves are back in the playoffs - and a Savannah playoff tradition is back, too.

  Good News: City of Savannah kicks off United Way Campaign

The city of Savannah kicked off its 2018 United Way Campaign on Wednesday.

  Good News: Tax services for free

Tax season comes once a year, but tax issues can come up at any time.

HHSO’s ‘Symphony Under the Stars’ returning to Bluffton

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra’s "Symphony Under the Stars” is returning to Bluffton for the second year.

  Good News: Volunteers help clean up Fort Pulaski

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the National Scenic Trails Act - and some of Savannah’s most popular trails were spruced up for the occasion.

Memorial Health seeing lower ER wait times

Those with Memorial Health say the wait within their ER has hit an all-time low.

Good News: Beaufort County School District announces Teacher of the Year

The Beaufort County School District announced its 2018-2019 District Teacher of the Year Friday morning.

Fort Pulaski seeking volunteers for Fort cleanup day event Saturday

Fort Pulaski National Monument is in need of some sprucing up, and the public is invited to help out this weekend.

  Good News: Lowcountry Public Art Exhibition held on HHI

Hurricane Matthew is not forgotten on Hilton Head Island, and Thursday, the cultural community took a big step back from the 2016 storm.

  Good News: Bitty and Beau’s Coffee Shop coming soon

Savannah has gotten one step closer to the most rewarding cup of coffee it will ever have.

  Annual SmartWomen Luncheon & Expo held in Savannah

The 2018 SmartWomen Luncheon and Expo is taking place Wednesday at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

  Good News: Students help with Savannah Shines

When the City of Savannah offered to help clean up neighborhoods through its "Savannah Shines'' program, the Edgemere Sackville community was first in line.

Beer, Guys, Cigars, and Golf held to raise money for Ronald McDonald House

Parents with a sick child often aren’t thinking about themselves, so the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire takes care of that for them.

  Good News: International Day of Peace

Woodville Thompksins High School celebrated International Day of Peace on Friday, a worldwide appeal for peace, acceptance and diversity.

  Good News: Chatham County first responders help with Florence relief efforts

One man’s vision became a community’s calling, and soon, a region’s relief.

  Good News: Dancing with the Statesboro Stars sold out

Tickets went on sale Wednesday morning for one of Statesboro's biggest events of the year.

  United Way of the Coastal Empire to assist in Florence relief

Hurricane Florence had a devastating impact on the Carolinas, and recovery is not going to be easy. If you are interested in helping, you can do so through the United Way of the Coastal Empire

  Cutter Martin announced as 2018 BigWig

It’s time to announce the 5th class of BigWigs in Savannah who will raise funds for community breast cancer services.

  Good News: Pinpoint Seafood Festival

At this time of year, people rediscover Pinpoint, following their taste bud to the historic community on the Moon River.

  Good News: 6-year-old wins check for college

A six-year-old Savannah boy was awarded $1,529 for his college savings.