Hometown Hero

  WTOC’s Hometown Heroes: Pooler Karate

Martial Arts can be an activity for all ages and for people of all abilities. Wednesday’s WTOC Hometown Heroes who teach karate - and lessons in equality.

  Hometown Hero: Man awakens family, saves them from fire

Savannah Fire says a family lost five of their pets in a house fire last night on Wild Turkey Road. Firefighters say a converted garage caught fire. All six family members were able to escape.

Hometown Hero: Celebrating first responders

There is no national consensus on what day is National First Responders Day - only that there should be one.

Hometown Heroes: Hurricane relief workers

The 3rd Infantry Division responded to help those affected by Hurricane Florence in North and South Carolina, but so did individuals from across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.

Hometown Hero: Burton Fire Captain operates mission for African children

It wasn't until a local firefighter rose to the rank of captain that some of his coworkers discovered he has some pretty impressive credentials outside of work.

Hometown Hero: Taequan Mitchell

It was just another day at school for Taequan Mitchell, with one exception.

Hometown Hero: Emergent Structures

It's dirty work, but also noble work being done at the corner of MLK and Anderson in Savannah, where conservationists are preserving buildings by taking them down.

Hometown Hero: Savannah Arts student accepted to Juilliard in New York City

Jameson Burke has stood out on the stage in Savannah - a star of the Savannah Arts dance program and the school's theater productions.

Hometown Hero: Tybee Prom organizers

One of Tybee's most popular events will continue as the Humane Society for Greater Savannah will take over operating the Tybee Prom.