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  • Consider This: The sale of Memorial Health

    Consider This: The sale of Memorial Health

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:06 AM EST2017-11-20 15:06:08 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Last week, State Attorney General Christopher Carr held a public hearing on the proposed sale of Memorial Health, currently a non-profit health provider, to Hospital Corporation of America, a for-profit company.

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    Last week, State Attorney General Christopher Carr held a public hearing on the proposed sale of Memorial Health, currently a non-profit health provider, to Hospital Corporation of America, a for-profit company.

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  • Consider This: Good News 11/16/17

    Consider This: Good News 11/16/17

    Thursday, November 16 2017 1:50 PM EST2017-11-16 18:50:42 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with a big thank you to all who contributed to our WTOC Day of Giving Food Drive.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with a big thank you to all who contributed to our WTOC Day of Giving Food Drive.

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  • Consider This: United Way Giving Campaign

    Consider This: United Way Giving Campaign

    Monday, November 13 2017 12:52 PM EST2017-11-13 17:52:29 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    The clock is ticking on this year’s United Way Giving Campaign. As the hours and minutes quickly dwindle, the campaign thermometer is slowly creeping towards this year’s goal.

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    The clock is ticking on this year’s United Way Giving Campaign. As the hours and minutes quickly dwindle, the campaign thermometer is slowly creeping towards this year’s goal.

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  • Consider This: Sgt. Paul R. Smith

    Consider This: Sgt. Paul R. Smith

    Monday, November 6 2017 9:57 AM EST2017-11-06 14:57:41 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    You don’t know the name Paul R. Smith so let me help you with that by introducing you to his family.

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    You don’t know the name Paul R. Smith so let me help you with that by introducing you to his family.

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  • Consider This: Good News 11/2/17

    Consider This: Good News 11/2/17

    Thursday, November 2 2017 10:36 AM EDT2017-11-02 14:36:05 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with some Utime.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with some Utime.

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  • Consider This: Chatham County Police Department

    Consider This: Chatham County Police Department

    Monday, October 30 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-10-30 15:33:46 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    In exactly three months, the safety and protection of unincorporated Chatham County will shift from the merged Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department to the demerged Chatham County Police Department.

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    In exactly three months, the safety and protection of unincorporated Chatham County will shift from the merged Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department to the demerged Chatham County Police Department.

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  • Consider This: Good News 10/26/17

    Consider This: Good News 10/26/17

    Thursday, October 26 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-10-26 15:39:51 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Talk about Good News. This past weekend the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire held its annual Boston Butt sale and Red White and Blue Barbeque in Ellis Square

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    Talk about Good News. This past weekend the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire held its annual Boston Butt sale and Red White and Blue Barbeque in Ellis Square

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  • Consider This: Boy Scouts

    Consider This: Boy Scouts

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-10-16 13:51:18 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Bucking more than 107 years of tradition, the Boy Scouts of America will begin allowing girls to join their ranks starting next year.

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    Bucking more than 107 years of tradition, the Boy Scouts of America will begin allowing girls to join their ranks starting next year.

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  • Consider This: Picnic in the Park

    Consider This: Picnic in the Park

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-10-12 16:22:24 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and a couple of them are thanks to Greg Parker and the Parker’s Company commitment to making our community better.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and a couple of them are thanks to Greg Parker and the Parker’s Company commitment to making our community better.

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  • Consider This: Think Pink

    Consider This: Think Pink

    Monday, October 9 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-10-09 13:58:58 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Fall colors are starting to crop up all over our community, well at least the fall color of pink. From pink fountains to giant pink ribbons on buildings, to co-workers wearing the color… it’s time to once again think pink.

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    Fall colors are starting to crop up all over our community, well at least the fall color of pink. From pink fountains to giant pink ribbons on buildings, to co-workers wearing the color… it’s time to once again think pink.

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  • Consider This: Las Vegas shooting

    Consider This: Las Vegas shooting

    Monday, October 2 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-10-02 17:03:39 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It was fully my intention today to stand here and talk to you about October being Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast Cancer is a horrible disease that will afflict one out every eight women and kill more than 41,000 people this year alone.

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    It was fully my intention today to stand here and talk to you about October being Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast Cancer is a horrible disease that will afflict one out every eight women and kill more than 41,000 people this year alone.

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  • Consider This: United Way of the Coastal Empire

    Consider This: United Way of the Coastal Empire

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:44:18 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    A couple of weeks ago, amid the preparations for Hurricane Irma, you may have missed something that is critical to our area's recovery from such disasters. 

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    A couple of weeks ago, amid the preparations for Hurricane Irma, you may have missed something that is critical to our area's recovery from such disasters. 

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  • Consider This: Good News 9/21/17

    Consider This: Good News 9/21/17

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:36 AM EDT2017-09-21 12:36:35 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    In the face of the disaster that was Irma, we’ve seen good news from all corners of our communities in the days since, as people are coming together to help those hit the hardest.

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    In the face of the disaster that was Irma, we’ve seen good news from all corners of our communities in the days since, as people are coming together to help those hit the hardest.

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  • Consider This: Hurricane Irma

    Consider This: Hurricane Irma

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:01:00 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    As the old adage goes, you always want to prepare for the worst and hope for the best.

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    As the old adage goes, you always want to prepare for the worst and hope for the best.

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  • Consider This: Major Hurricane Irma

    Consider This: Major Hurricane Irma

    Thursday, September 7 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-09-07 18:36:09 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It is déjà vu all over again for the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry as Hurricane Irma is destined to pay our region a very unwelcomed visit.

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    It is déjà vu all over again for the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry as Hurricane Irma is destined to pay our region a very unwelcomed visit.

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  • Consider This: DirecTV extension ends at midnight

    Consider This: DirecTV extension ends at midnight

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:47:19 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Tuesday at 11:59 p.m., WTOC’s extended agreement with DirecTV will expire and they may drop this station from their lineup.

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    Tuesday at 11:59 p.m., WTOC’s extended agreement with DirecTV will expire and they may drop this station from their lineup.

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  • Consider This: Trying to reach agreement with DirecTV

    Consider This: Trying to reach agreement with DirecTV

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-08-30 16:16:53 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    In one day, local DirecTV viewers may experience what millions of other subscribers across the country already have and lose access to their favorite news, weather, and programming.

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    In one day, local DirecTV viewers may experience what millions of other subscribers across the country already have and lose access to their favorite news, weather, and programming.

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  • Consider This: Negotiations continue with DirecTV

    Consider This: Negotiations continue with DirecTV

    Monday, August 28 2017 9:15 AM EDT2017-08-28 13:15:43 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    In my last Consider This, I made a commitment to keep DirecTV viewers informed about ongoing negotiations to keep WTOC on their system.

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    In my last Consider This, I made a commitment to keep DirecTV viewers informed about ongoing negotiations to keep WTOC on their system.

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  • Consider This: DirecTV

    Consider This: DirecTV

    Thursday, August 24 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-08-24 13:08:17 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Did you know more people get their news from local broadcasters than those big national cable outlets?

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    Did you know more people get their news from local broadcasters than those big national cable outlets?

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  • Consider This: Renaming the Talmadge Bridge

    Consider This: Renaming the Talmadge Bridge

    Monday, August 21 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-08-21 15:00:42 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    In city halls and town halls across the South, the debate over Civil War monuments is intensifying to a fever pitch. Much of the latest reactions, including the one by Savannah’s mayor and city council are being prompted in large part because of the recent violence in Charlottesville, VA.

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    In city halls and town halls across the South, the debate over Civil War monuments is intensifying to a fever pitch. Much of the latest reactions, including the one by Savannah’s mayor and city council are being prompted in large part because of the recent violence in Charlottesville, VA.

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  • Consider This: Charlottesville

    Consider This: Charlottesville

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-08-14 15:35:48 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    There is no place in America for bigotry and hatred. Not now, not ever. I don’t think I can state this any more clearly.

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    There is no place in America for bigotry and hatred. Not now, not ever. I don’t think I can state this any more clearly.

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  • Consider This: Good News editorial 8/10/17

    Consider This: Good News editorial 8/10/17

    Thursday, August 10 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-08-10 18:59:32 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we begin with lawyers helping pave the path to justice for all.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we begin with lawyers helping pave the path to justice for all.

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  • Consider This: Time to fix Hwy 80 to Tybee

    Consider This: Time to fix Hwy 80 to Tybee

    Monday, August 7 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-08-07 14:18:50 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    One of the great allures of Savannah for residents and tourists alike is the proximity of our historic beauty to the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.

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    One of the great allures of Savannah for residents and tourists alike is the proximity of our historic beauty to the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • Consider This: Good News 8/3/17

    Consider This: Good News 8/3/17

    Thursday, August 3 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-08-03 13:22:17 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we begin with the start of a new school year that saw more than 1,000 local children walk through doors of brand new schools in Chatham County.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we begin with the start of a new school year that saw more than 1,000 local children walk through doors of brand new schools in Chatham County.

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  • Consider This: Back to school

    Consider This: Back to school

    Monday, July 31 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-07-31 14:37:15 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    The wheels on the school buses are once again going round and round.

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    The wheels on the school buses are once again going round and round.

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  • Consider This: Commend officers for handling of LaBeouf arrest

    Consider This: Commend officers for handling of LaBeouf arrest

    Monday, July 17 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-07-17 22:50:25 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    In recent years, body cameras - along with guns, badges and handcuffs - have become standard issue for many of our police departments across the country. 

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    In recent years, body cameras - along with guns, badges and handcuffs - have become standard issue for many of our police departments across the country. 

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  • Consider This- Good News Editorial: Jody Chapin

    Consider This- Good News Editorial: Jody Chapin

    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-07-13 19:35:15 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    This week’s Good News is actually bittersweet. 

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    This week’s Good News is actually bittersweet. 

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  • Consider This: Tougher penalties for juvenile gang crimes

    Consider This: Tougher penalties for juvenile gang crimes

    Monday, July 10 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-07-10 20:02:46 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    A day of celebration turned into a night of tragedy on the streets of Savannah last week. What likely started as an act of gang retaliation in City Market, led to the eventual death of Scott Waldrup, the much beloved general manager of “The Grey”. He was nothing more than an innocent bystander literally in the exact wrong place at the exact wrong second.

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    A day of celebration turned into a night of tragedy on the streets of Savannah last week. What likely started as an act of gang retaliation in City Market, led to the eventual death of Scott Waldrup, the much beloved general manager of “The Grey”. He was nothing more than an innocent bystander literally in the exact wrong place at the exact wrong second.

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  • Consider This: Independence Day

    Consider This: Independence Day

    Monday, July 3 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-07-03 19:08:55 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    This week we celebrate America’s birthday and our independence.

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    This week we celebrate America’s birthday and our independence.

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  • Consider This: Good News- June 29, 2017

    Consider This: Good News- June 29, 2017

    Thursday, June 29 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-06-29 18:30:02 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with some summertime fun for the differently-abled individuals of the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society.  

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with some summertime fun for the differently-abled individuals of the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society.  

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  • Consider This: Hurricane Season

    Consider This: Hurricane Season

    Monday, June 26 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-06-26 18:36:03 GMT

    It’s hard to believe that even as some people are still dealing with the aftermath of last year’s Hurricane Matthew, we’re already nearly a month into this year’s Hurricane Season.

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    It’s hard to believe that even as some people are still dealing with the aftermath of last year’s Hurricane Matthew, we’re already nearly a month into this year’s Hurricane Season.

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  • Consider This: Good News- 6/22/17

    Consider This: Good News- 6/22/17

    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-06-22 18:11:14 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with a story about not just one helping hand, but more than two dozen helping hands.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with a story about not just one helping hand, but more than two dozen helping hands.

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  • Consider This!: Congressional shooting

    Consider This!: Congressional shooting

    Monday, June 19 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-06-19 19:07:24 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s sad to say, but what happened on the baseball field in Washington, D.C. last week was bound to happen. The political divide in this country has gone from a crack in our veneer to a full fledge chasm that would put the Grand Canyon to shame.

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    It’s sad to say, but what happened on the baseball field in Washington, D.C. last week was bound to happen. The political divide in this country has gone from a crack in our veneer to a full fledge chasm that would put the Grand Canyon to shame.

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  • Consider This: Good News- 6/15/17

    Consider This: Good News- 6/15/17

    Thursday, June 15 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-06-15 19:41:20 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with a story that takes a back seat to no one. 

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with a story that takes a back seat to no one. 

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  • Consider This: Dr. Ann Levett

    Consider This: Dr. Ann Levett

    Monday, June 12 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-06-12 14:58:04 GMT

    The Savannah-Chatham County School District has a new Superintendent.

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    The Savannah-Chatham County School District has a new Superintendent.

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  • Consider This: Tony Thomas, fake news

    Consider This: Tony Thomas, fake news

    Monday, June 5 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-06-05 17:18:09 GMT

    It is a very complicated world in which we now live. 

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    It is a very complicated world in which we now live. 

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  • Consider This!: Memorial Day

    Consider This!: Memorial Day

    Monday, May 29 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:26:47 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    If it’s the last week of May, then it must be another Memorial Day. The unofficial start of summer. The point when schools close and pools open. A time when, according to some fashion critics, we can once again start wearing white pants.

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    If it’s the last week of May, then it must be another Memorial Day. The unofficial start of summer. The point when schools close and pools open. A time when, according to some fashion critics, we can once again start wearing white pants.

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  • Consider This: Good News- May 25, 2017

    Consider This: Good News- May 25, 2017

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:22:25 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories, and we start with a Movement in Park.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories, and we start with a Movement in Park.

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  • Consider This: City Strategic Plan

    Consider This: City Strategic Plan

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:37:49 GMT

    Last week, a WTOC Investigation revealed that over the past six years the City of Savannah has spent more than $8.5 million on studies that have yielded little to nothing in return. 

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    Last week, a WTOC Investigation revealed that over the past six years the City of Savannah has spent more than $8.5 million on studies that have yielded little to nothing in return. 

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  • Consider This: Good News- May 18, 2017

    Consider This: Good News- May 18, 2017

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:07:24 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with the ladies who both lunch and rule. 

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with the ladies who both lunch and rule. 

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  • Consider This: Top Teachers

    Consider This: Top Teachers

    Monday, May 15 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-05-15 16:00:57 GMT

    As a kid, there was nothing more exciting for me than the last week of school before summer vacation.

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    As a kid, there was nothing more exciting for me than the last week of school before summer vacation.

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  • Consider This: Good News- May 11, 2017

    Consider This: Good News- May 11, 2017

    Thursday, May 11 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-05-11 20:39:29 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with one of the most heartwarming stories we’ve seen in a while.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with one of the most heartwarming stories we’ve seen in a while.

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  • Consider This: Police Study

    Consider This: Police Study

    Monday, May 8 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:44:40 GMT

    There’s no doubt the  City of Savannah and Chatham County love them some studies. 

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    There’s no doubt the  City of Savannah and Chatham County love them some studies. 

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  • Consider This: MS Walk

    Consider This: MS Walk

    Monday, May 1 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-05-01 20:31:27 GMT

    This upcoming weekend, hundreds of people will be taking steps to make great strides in finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. 

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    This upcoming weekend, hundreds of people will be taking steps to make great strides in finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. 

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  • Consider This: Memorial-HCA deal

    Consider This: Memorial-HCA deal

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:49:09 GMT

    After years of searching, and nearly 12 full months after an initial deal fell apart, Memorial Health has finally found a solution to its ailing financial status.

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    After years of searching, and nearly 12 full months after an initial deal fell apart, Memorial Health has finally found a solution to its ailing financial status.

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  • Consider This: Good News- 4/20/17

    Consider This: Good News- 4/20/17

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:28:42 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with The Service to Veterans Committee of the Lachlan McIntosh Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start with The Service to Veterans Committee of the Lachlan McIntosh Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 

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  • Consider This: RBC Heritage

    Consider This: RBC Heritage

    Monday, April 17 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-04-17 13:26:19 GMT

    It was a perfect weekend for golf at the Harbour Town golf links on Sea Pines.

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    It was a perfect weekend for golf at the Harbour Town golf links on Sea Pines.

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  • Consider This: Good News- 4/13/17

    Consider This: Good News- 4/13/17

    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:02:38 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories, and we start with a look at the sixth annual Sailing Regatta. 

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories, and we start with a look at the sixth annual Sailing Regatta. 

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  • Consider This: Severe Weather

    Consider This: Severe Weather

    Monday, April 10 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-04-10 19:11:54 GMT

    Here at WTOC we are pleased to bring you the news, weather, sports and entertainment programming you make a regular part of your lives. 

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    Here at WTOC we are pleased to bring you the news, weather, sports and entertainment programming you make a regular part of your lives. 

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  • Consider This!: Good News editorial 4/6/17

    Consider This!: Good News editorial 4/6/17

    Thursday, April 6 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-04-06 19:17:14 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start by telling you about a leadership academy that is very close to our hearts here at WTOC.

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start by telling you about a leadership academy that is very close to our hearts here at WTOC.

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  • Consider This: South Carolina college athletics

    Consider This: South Carolina college athletics

    Monday, April 3 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-03 15:06:50 GMT

    There must be something in the water in the state of South Carolina.

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    There must be something in the water in the state of South Carolina.

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  • Consider This: Tony Thomas recall consideration

    Consider This: Tony Thomas recall consideration

    Monday, March 27 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-03-27 15:36:55 GMT

    The Mayor of Savannah has a blight problem, and it’s not just old, abandoned homes sprinkled throughout our neighborhoods. 

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    The Mayor of Savannah has a blight problem, and it’s not just old, abandoned homes sprinkled throughout our neighborhoods. 

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  • Consider This: Litter

    Consider This: Litter

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 10:35 AM EDT2017-03-22 14:35:17 GMT

    Another Season of St. Patrick is behind us, and once again the emerald shine of the city was put on display for tens of thousands of visitors who flocked to Savannah to see one of the best parades and partake in our St. Patrick’s parties. 

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    Another Season of St. Patrick is behind us, and once again the emerald shine of the city was put on display for tens of thousands of visitors who flocked to Savannah to see one of the best parades and partake in our St. Patrick’s parties. 

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  • Consider This: Armstrong Athletics

    Consider This: Armstrong Athletics

    Monday, March 13 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-03-13 15:55:24 GMT

    It’s game over for the fans and athletes who wear the uniforms of the Armstrong Pirates.

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    It’s game over for the fans and athletes who wear the uniforms of the Armstrong Pirates.

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  • Consider This: Good News 3/9/17

    Consider This: Good News 3/9/17

    Thursday, March 9 2017 10:56 AM EST2017-03-09 15:56:04 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start by telling you about some high praise for the Effingham Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 209. 

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start by telling you about some high praise for the Effingham Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 209. 

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  • Consider This: Get Your Rear in Gear

    Consider This: Get Your Rear in Gear

    Monday, March 6 2017 2:53 PM EST2017-03-06 19:53:31 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Hundreds of people got their rears in gear on Saturday to raise money and awareness in an attempt to kick colon cancer in the derriere. 

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    Hundreds of people got their rears in gear on Saturday to raise money and awareness in an attempt to kick colon cancer in the derriere. 

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  • Consider This: Good News 3/2/17

    Consider This: Good News 3/2/17

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:37 AM EST2017-03-02 16:37:20 GMT

    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start by telling you about Violet Hines, a student at Garrison School for the Arts. 

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    It’s been a week with lots of good news stories and we start by telling you about Violet Hines, a student at Garrison School for the Arts. 

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  • Consider This: Town Hall

    Consider This: Town Hall

    Monday, February 27 2017 4:10 PM EST2017-02-27 21:10:13 GMT

    In numerous auditoriums and meeting spaces last week, dozens of Republican congressmen and women shunned their party’s advice and held town hall meetings. 

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    In numerous auditoriums and meeting spaces last week, dozens of Republican congressmen and women shunned their party’s advice and held town hall meetings. 

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  • Consider This: Good News Editorial 2/23/17

    Consider This: Good News Editorial 2/23/17

    Thursday, February 23 2017 5:09 PM EST2017-02-23 22:09:01 GMT

    A group of Savannah students shot for the stars and got there. 

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    A group of Savannah students shot for the stars and got there. 

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  • Consider This- Black History Month

    Consider This- Black History Month

    Monday, February 20 2017 11:12 AM EST2017-02-20 16:12:20 GMT

    In just a few days February will give way to March, ending the month set aside to both honor and learn from our country's black history. 

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    In just a few days February will give way to March, ending the month set aside to both honor and learn from our country's black history. 

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  • Good News Editorial- 2/16/17

    Good News Editorial- 2/16/17

    Thursday, February 16 2017 10:59 AM EST2017-02-16 15:59:21 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Plenty of good news to share this week, and we start with a Night to Shine. 

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    Plenty of good news to share this week, and we start with a Night to Shine. 

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  • Consider This: Memorial shakeup

    Consider This: Memorial shakeup

    Monday, February 13 2017 10:55 AM EST2017-02-13 15:55:46 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    My grandmother always told me be careful of what you wish for because you just may get it.

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    My grandmother always told me be careful of what you wish for because you just may get it.

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  • Good News Editorial- 2/9/17

    Good News Editorial- 2/9/17

    Thursday, February 9 2017 10:15 AM EST2017-02-09 15:15:40 GMT

    Plenty of good news to share this week, and we start with the answer to the musical question of how do you mend a broken heart.

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    Plenty of good news to share this week, and we start with the answer to the musical question of how do you mend a broken heart.

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  • Consider This: Gangs

    Consider This: Gangs

    Monday, February 6 2017 9:20 AM EST2017-02-06 14:20:12 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It’s said that the first step in solving a problem is admitting you have one in the first place. 

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    It’s said that the first step in solving a problem is admitting you have one in the first place. 

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  • Good News Editorial- 2/2/2017

    Good News Editorial- 2/2/2017

    Thursday, February 2 2017 12:25 PM EST2017-02-02 17:25:59 GMT

    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good. 

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    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good. 

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  • Consider This: Blight

    Consider This: Blight

  • Consider This: Blight

    Consider This: Blight

    Monday, January 30 2017 10:32 AM EST2017-01-30 15:32:23 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 38th Annual MLK Business and Community Unity Brunch. This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Cheryl Dozier, the President of Savannah State University.

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    This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 38th Annual MLK Business and Community Unity Brunch. This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Cheryl Dozier, the President of Savannah State University.

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  • Good News Editorial- 1/26/17

    Good News Editorial- 1/26/17

    Thursday, January 26 2017 1:34 PM EST2017-01-26 18:34:44 GMT

    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good.  We start with great news for health care in our area. 

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    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good.  We start with great news for health care in our area. 

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  • Consider This Editorial: Inauguration Day

    Consider This Editorial: Inauguration Day

    Monday, January 23 2017 10:57 AM EST2017-01-23 15:57:06 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    These past several days, we’ve seen American democracy at its finest. Last Friday, Donald Trump was sworn in as our 45th President in a peaceful transition of power as dictated by the constitution and embraced by our citizens every four years.

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    These past several days, we’ve seen American democracy at its finest. Last Friday, Donald Trump was sworn in as our 45th President in a peaceful transition of power as dictated by the constitution and embraced by our citizens every four years.

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  • Consider This: Good News Editorial 1/19/17

    Consider This: Good News Editorial 1/19/17

    Thursday, January 19 2017 3:50 PM EST2017-01-19 20:50:56 GMT

    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good. 

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    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good. 

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  • Consider This!: Trump and the media

    Consider This!: Trump and the media

    Tuesday, January 17 2017 7:42 PM EST2017-01-18 00:42:03 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    By week’s end, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as our nation’s 45th President. That is fact. What is also a fact, as president he has to learn that as leader of the free world his words and actions have far greater meaning than they’ve ever had before.

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    By week’s end, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as our nation’s 45th President. That is fact. What is also a fact, as president he has to learn that as leader of the free world his words and actions have far greater meaning than they’ve ever had before.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Good News 1/12/17

    Consider This Editorial: Good News 1/12/17

    Thursday, January 12 2017 11:31 AM EST2017-01-12 16:31:45 GMT

    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good, and we start with a new program at the Habersham YMCA which is aiming to improve its service to differently abled people in the community.

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    Plenty of the news we covered this week was good, and we start with a new program at the Habersham YMCA which is aiming to improve its service to differently abled people in the community.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Armstrong State/Georgia Southern merger

    Consider This Editorial: Armstrong State/Georgia Southern merger

    Monday, January 9 2017 10:20 AM EST2017-01-09 15:20:17 GMT

    Back in the fall of 1980, I enrolled at The Ohio State University. I was one of nearly 60,000 students on the sprawling Columbus, OH campus. I recall a freshman math class with more than 300 students in it. As it turned out, I was not cut out to be educated at such a large school. 

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    Back in the fall of 1980, I enrolled at The Ohio State University. I was one of nearly 60,000 students on the sprawling Columbus, OH campus. I recall a freshman math class with more than 300 students in it. As it turned out, I was not cut out to be educated at such a large school. 

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  • Good News Editorial: 1/5/2017

    Good News Editorial: 1/5/2017

    Thursday, January 5 2017 11:36 AM EST2017-01-05 16:36:35 GMT
    It’s a new year and we’re already off and running with plenty of good news to share. As we enter 2017, the cleanup from Hurricane Matthew continues. Thanks to a group of volunteers from Statesboro, the task is being made a bit easier for some. The group, Mormon Helping Hands, is from the Church of Latter Day Saints in Statesboro and they continue to help clean up the yards of people who can’t do the work themselves. They’ve been out every weekend for the past ...More >>
    It’s a new year and we’re already off and running with plenty of good news to share. As we enter 2017, the cleanup from Hurricane Matthew continues. Thanks to a group of volunteers from Statesboro, the task is being made a bit easier for some. The group, Mormon Helping Hands, is from the Church of Latter Day Saints in Statesboro and they continue to help clean up the yards of people who can’t do the work themselves. They’ve been out every weekend for the past ...More >>
  • Consider This Editorial: Don't Drink and Drive

    Consider This Editorial: Don't Drink and Drive

    Monday, December 12 2016 10:42 AM EST2016-12-12 15:42:28 GMT
    Tis the season; for over indulgence. Something about the holidays that allows us to throw caution to the wind, taking our diets and better judgment with it. Too many holiday cookies, too many holiday parties and too many holiday temptations to eat, drink and be merry. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s not just the food that we have too much of, and that leaves far too many people making life or death decisions about getting behind the wheel of their car.  Everyday 27 people i...More >>
    Tis the season; for over indulgence. Something about the holidays that allows us to throw caution to the wind, taking our diets and better judgment with it. Too many holiday cookies, too many holiday parties and too many holiday temptations to eat, drink and be merry. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s not just the food that we have too much of, and that leaves far too many people making life or death decisions about getting behind the wheel of their car.  Everyday 27 people i...More >>
  • Consider This: Islamic Center

    Consider This: Islamic Center

    Monday, December 5 2016 5:46 PM EST2016-12-05 22:46:34 GMT

    Last week dictionary.com announced that its Word of the Year for 2016 is Xenophobia. 

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    Last week dictionary.com announced that its Word of the Year for 2016 is Xenophobia. 

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  • Consider This!: Good News 11/17

    Consider This!: Good News 11/17

    Thursday, November 17 2016 4:20 PM EST2016-11-17 21:20:16 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    This week we recognize three people who epitomize what makes living in our community so special.

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    This week we recognize three people who epitomize what makes living in our community so special.

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  • Consider This: Election Results

    Consider This: Election Results

    Thursday, November 10 2016 9:48 PM EST2016-11-11 02:48:02 GMT

    On Wednesday morning, my daughter woke up and her first question to me was who won the presidential election.

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    On Wednesday morning, my daughter woke up and her first question to me was who won the presidential election.

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  • Consider This!: Go vote

    Consider This!: Go vote

    Thursday, November 3 2016 3:10 PM EDT2016-11-03 19:10:47 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    What started with Ted Cruz becoming the first official candidate back in March of 2015 will soon end with the election of our 45th President.

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    What started with Ted Cruz becoming the first official candidate back in March of 2015 will soon end with the election of our 45th President.

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  • Consider This: Locked and Looted

    Consider This: Locked and Looted

    Monday, October 31 2016 1:05 PM EDT2016-10-31 17:05:49 GMT

    Last week a WTOC Investigation, "Locked and Looted", revealed the real issue and the real impact gun store robberies are having on our community. 

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    Last week a WTOC Investigation, "Locked and Looted", revealed the real issue and the real impact gun store robberies are having on our community. 

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  • Consider This: Election Results

    Consider This: Election Results

    Monday, October 24 2016 10:37 AM EDT2016-10-24 14:37:41 GMT

    In locations throughout Georgia and dozens of other states across our country, early voting is underway, signaling the end of what may be one of the most contentious, vitriolic presidential campaigns in our history.

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    In locations throughout Georgia and dozens of other states across our country, early voting is underway, signaling the end of what may be one of the most contentious, vitriolic presidential campaigns in our history.

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  • Consider This!: Good News editorial

    Consider This!: Good News editorial

    Thursday, October 20 2016 3:13 PM EDT2016-10-20 19:13:20 GMT

    It’s been two weeks since Hurricane Matthew showed us the worst damage we’ve seen created by a natural disaster in our area in decades.

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    It’s been two weeks since Hurricane Matthew showed us the worst damage we’ve seen created by a natural disaster in our area in decades.

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  • Speak Out Editorial: 09/9/14

    Speak Out Editorial: 09/9/14

    Speak Out Editorial: 09/9/14More >>
    Speak Out Editorial: 09/9/14More >>
  • Speak Out Editorial- 7/30

    Speak Out Editorial- 7/30

    Thursday, July 30 2015 5:04 PM EDT2015-07-30 21:04:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 30 2015 5:04 PM EDT2015-07-30 21:04:59 GMT
    Here is the tragedy behind the tragedy of the two people killed and nine wounded in a Louisiana movie theater last week.  More >>
    Here is the tragedy behind the tragedy of the two people killed and nine wounded in a Louisiana movie theater last week.  More >>
  • Consider This Editorial: Hurricane Matthew

    Consider This Editorial: Hurricane Matthew

    Monday, October 17 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-10-17 20:24:31 GMT

    It’s said we can learn a lot about ourselves in times of adversity. If that’s true, then the education we got from Hurricane Matthew should earn all of us PhDs in hurricane survival.

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    It’s said we can learn a lot about ourselves in times of adversity. If that’s true, then the education we got from Hurricane Matthew should earn all of us PhDs in hurricane survival.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Consider This Editorial: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Monday, October 3 2016 4:12 PM EDT2016-10-03 20:12:13 GMT

    It’s October in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, and that means fall colors abound, but the only fall color that’s plentiful around here is pink, the official color of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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    It’s October in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, and that means fall colors abound, but the only fall color that’s plentiful around here is pink, the official color of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Good News 9/29/16

    Consider This Editorial: Good News 9/29/16

    Thursday, September 29 2016 5:51 PM EDT2016-09-29 21:51:12 GMT

    There’s plenty of good news to share.

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    There’s plenty of good news to share.

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  • Consider This: National Museum of African American History and Culture

    Consider This: National Museum of African American History and Culture

    Monday, September 26 2016 3:56 PM EDT2016-09-26 19:56:09 GMT

    What happened last week in Charlotte in the aftermath of a black man being shot by police wasn’t a protest, it was a riot. 

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    What happened last week in Charlotte in the aftermath of a black man being shot by police wasn’t a protest, it was a riot. 

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  • Consider This: Colin Kaepernick

    Consider This: Colin Kaepernick

    Monday, September 19 2016 3:53 PM EDT2016-09-19 19:53:16 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    A couple of weeks ago, San Francisco 49er backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to take a stand… by sitting. He did this as the national anthem played before a pre-season football game.

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    A couple of weeks ago, San Francisco 49er backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to take a stand… by sitting. He did this as the national anthem played before a pre-season football game.

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  • Consider This: Good News- 9/15/16

    Consider This: Good News- 9/15/16

    Thursday, September 15 2016 10:20 AM EDT2016-09-15 14:20:38 GMT

    There’s plenty of good news to share and we start this week with a great ending to last week.

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    There’s plenty of good news to share and we start this week with a great ending to last week.

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  • Consider This: United Way

    Consider This: United Way

    Monday, September 12 2016 10:35 AM EDT2016-09-12 14:35:44 GMT

    As the proverb goes, charity begins at home, but in the case of the United Way Charity, more times than not, charity begins at work as they are now going business to business asking you to "Be The One."

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    As the proverb goes, charity begins at home, but in the case of the United Way Charity, more times than not, charity begins at work as they are now going business to business asking you to "Be The One."

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  • Consider This: Good News 9/8/16

    Consider This: Good News 9/8/16

    Thursday, September 8 2016 10:31 AM EDT2016-09-08 14:31:10 GMT

    There’s plenty of good news to share this week. 

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    There’s plenty of good news to share this week. 

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  • Consider This: Hermine

    Consider This: Hermine

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 12:55 PM EDT2016-09-06 16:55:50 GMT

    Many of us spent the Labor Day weekend laboring over the mess left behind by Hermine.

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    Many of us spent the Labor Day weekend laboring over the mess left behind by Hermine.

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  • Consider This: Tony Thomas investigation

    Consider This: Tony Thomas investigation

    Monday, August 29 2016 9:02 AM EDT2016-08-29 13:02:26 GMT

    And so the whole sordid Tony Thomas mess comes to an end, at least the criminal case against him, not because the Alderman has been cleared of wrongdoing, but because there is no instrument in the criminal justice system to prosecute the crimes that a majority of the grand jury believed to have occurred.

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    And so the whole sordid Tony Thomas mess comes to an end, at least the criminal case against him, not because the Alderman has been cleared of wrongdoing, but because there is no instrument in the criminal justice system to prosecute the crimes that a majority of the grand jury believed to have occurred.

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  • Consider This- Baton Rouge Flooding

    Consider This- Baton Rouge Flooding

    Monday, August 22 2016 12:32 PM EDT2016-08-22 16:32:14 GMT

    By now we’ve all seen or read about the devastating flooding that’s taken place in Louisiana, most of it centered around the state capital of Baton Rouge.

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    By now we’ve all seen or read about the devastating flooding that’s taken place in Louisiana, most of it centered around the state capital of Baton Rouge.

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  • Consider This: Good News Editorial 8/18/16

    Consider This: Good News Editorial 8/18/16

    Thursday, August 18 2016 11:53 AM EDT2016-08-18 15:53:14 GMT

    There’s plenty of good news to share this week, and we start a story with a lot of appeal: the Savannah Bananas. 

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    There’s plenty of good news to share this week, and we start a story with a lot of appeal: the Savannah Bananas. 

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  • Consider This Editorial- Roberto Hernandez

    Consider This Editorial- Roberto Hernandez

    Monday, August 15 2016 2:21 PM EDT2016-08-15 18:21:11 GMT

    It looks as though the City of Savannah has found it next City Manager.

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    It looks as though the City of Savannah has found it next City Manager.

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  • Consider This: Good News 8/11/16

    Consider This: Good News 8/11/16

    Thursday, August 11 2016 12:36 PM EDT2016-08-11 16:36:15 GMT

    Are you ready for some good news right now? I know I am. 

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    Are you ready for some good news right now? I know I am. 

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  • Consider This: Savannah Bananas

    Consider This: Savannah Bananas

    Monday, August 8 2016 10:21 AM EDT2016-08-08 14:21:31 GMT

    When Savannah lost the Sand Gnats baseball team at the end of last season, many in our area, myself included, figured competitive baseball at Grayson, much like the stadium itself, was history.

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    When Savannah lost the Sand Gnats baseball team at the end of last season, many in our area, myself included, figured competitive baseball at Grayson, much like the stadium itself, was history.

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  • Consider This!: Good News 7/21

    Consider This!: Good News 7/21

    Thursday, July 21 2016 3:11 PM EDT2016-07-21 19:11:39 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Are you ready for some good news right now? I know I am.

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    Are you ready for some good news right now? I know I am.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Randy Peltier

    Consider This Editorial: Randy Peltier

    Monday, July 18 2016 11:11 AM EDT2016-07-18 15:11:03 GMT

    Savannah has lost a broadcast and business titan.

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    Savannah has lost a broadcast and business titan.

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  • Consider This!: Love Matters

    Consider This!: Love Matters

    Monday, July 11 2016 3:41 PM EDT2016-07-11 19:41:24 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    There are days when it is my job to speak about things for which there are just no words or to try to bring clarity to questions for which there are no clear cut answers.

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    There are days when it is my job to speak about things for which there are just no words or to try to bring clarity to questions for which there are no clear cut answers.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Good News 7/7/16

    Consider This Editorial: Good News 7/7/16

    Thursday, July 7 2016 1:44 PM EDT2016-07-07 17:44:31 GMT

    There’s some very Good News to share this week.  

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    There’s some very Good News to share this week.  

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  • Consider This: Independence Day

    Consider This: Independence Day

    Monday, July 4 2016 4:42 PM EDT2016-07-04 20:42:39 GMT

    This week we celebrate America’s birthday and our independence.

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    This week we celebrate America’s birthday and our independence.

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  • Consider This Editorial- Good News 6/30/16

    Consider This Editorial- Good News 6/30/16

    Thursday, June 30 2016 4:42 PM EDT2016-06-30 20:42:19 GMT

    There’s some very Good News to share this week!

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    There’s some very Good News to share this week!

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  • Consider This Editorial: Biking in Savannah

    Consider This Editorial: Biking in Savannah

    Monday, June 27 2016 12:39 PM EDT2016-06-27 16:39:47 GMT

    In less than a month Savannah has seen two people killed while riding their bicycles in traffic. 

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    In less than a month Savannah has seen two people killed while riding their bicycles in traffic. 

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  • Consider This Editorial: Good News 6/23

    Consider This Editorial: Good News 6/23

    Thursday, June 23 2016 4:59 PM EDT2016-06-23 20:59:53 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    There’s some very Good News to share this week.

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    There’s some very Good News to share this week.

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  • Consider This Editorial- Cleveland wins a championship

    Consider This Editorial- Cleveland wins a championship

    Monday, June 20 2016 2:38 PM EDT2016-06-20 18:38:51 GMT

    It seems that, at least for now, God no longer hates Cleveland.

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    It seems that, at least for now, God no longer hates Cleveland.

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  • Consider This!: Orlando

    Consider This!: Orlando

    Monday, June 13 2016 3:23 PM EDT2016-06-13 19:23:14 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Once again America mourns a senseless act of terror, the deadliest mass shooting on our soil.

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    Once again America mourns a senseless act of terror, the deadliest mass shooting on our soil.

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  • Consider This! Good News editorial 6/9/16

    Consider This! Good News editorial 6/9/16

    Thursday, June 9 2016 3:21 PM EDT2016-06-09 19:21:05 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    There's some very Good News to share this week.

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    There's some very Good News to share this week.

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  • Consider This!: 6/6/16

    Consider This!: 6/6/16

    Monday, June 6 2016 4:39 PM EDT2016-06-06 20:39:50 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Here we are, barely a week into June, and we’re already tracking our third tropical storm of the season.

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    Here we are, barely a week into June, and we’re already tracking our third tropical storm of the season.

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  • Consider This!: Victory Drive

    Consider This!: Victory Drive

    Monday, May 30 2016 3:23 PM EDT2016-05-30 19:23:30 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    It was originally named Estill Avenue, but renamed Victory Drive in 1919 when palm trees were planted to commemorate the citizens from Savannah and Chatham County who lost their lives in World War I.

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    It was originally named Estill Avenue, but renamed Victory Drive in 1919 when palm trees were planted to commemorate the citizens from Savannah and Chatham County who lost their lives in World War I.

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  • Consider This: Good News Editorial 5/26/16

    Consider This: Good News Editorial 5/26/16

    Thursday, May 26 2016 2:14 PM EDT2016-05-26 18:14:10 GMT

    There’s some very Good News to share this week!

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    There’s some very Good News to share this week!

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  • Consider This! - 5/23/16

    Consider This! - 5/23/16

    Monday, May 23 2016 4:39 PM EDT2016-05-23 20:39:20 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    We are very lucky to live where we do. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery, historic homes and buildings and enjoy both river and ocean waterfronts.

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    We are very lucky to live where we do. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery, historic homes and buildings and enjoy both river and ocean waterfronts.

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  • Consider This! - 5/16/16

    Consider This! - 5/16/16

    Monday, May 16 2016 3:55 PM EDT2016-05-16 19:55:50 GMT
    Monday, May 16 2016 3:55 PM EDT2016-05-16 19:55:50 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    I’ve spent the better part of the past week or so trying to learn more about the, if not dead, certainly on life support failed deal between Novant Health and Memorial.

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    I’ve spent the better part of the past week or so trying to learn more about the, if not dead, certainly on life support failed deal between Novant Health and Memorial.

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  • Consider This! - Good News 5/12

    Consider This! - Good News 5/12

    Thursday, May 12 2016 3:38 PM EDT2016-05-12 19:38:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 12 2016 3:44 PM EDT2016-05-12 19:44:54 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    There’s some very Good News to share this week!

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    There’s some very Good News to share this week!

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  • Consider This!: 5/9/16

    Consider This!: 5/9/16

    Monday, May 9 2016 5:36 PM EDT2016-05-09 21:36:42 GMT
    Monday, May 9 2016 5:36 PM EDT2016-05-09 21:36:41 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    I consider myself to be a charitable person. I donate to multiple charities and I serve on the board of several non-profit organizations.

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    I consider myself to be a charitable person. I donate to multiple charities and I serve on the board of several non-profit organizations.

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  • Consider This Editorial- 5/2/16

    Consider This Editorial- 5/2/16

    Monday, May 2 2016 2:59 PM EDT2016-05-02 18:59:52 GMT
    Monday, May 2 2016 2:59 PM EDT2016-05-02 18:59:52 GMT

    Consider This Editorial- 5/2/16

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    Consider This Editorial- 5/2/16

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  • Consider This!: Good News 4/28

    Consider This!: Good News 4/28

    Thursday, April 28 2016 3:50 PM EDT2016-04-28 19:50:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 28 2016 3:50 PM EDT2016-04-28 19:50:28 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    There’s some very Good News to share this week.

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    There’s some very Good News to share this week.

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  • Consider This! - Good News 4/21

    Consider This! - Good News 4/21

    Thursday, April 21 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-04-21 20:14:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 21 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-04-21 20:14:58 GMT

    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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  • Consider This! - 4/18/16

    Consider This! - 4/18/16

    Monday, April 18 2016 5:20 PM EDT2016-04-18 21:20:08 GMT
    Monday, April 18 2016 5:20 PM EDT2016-04-18 21:20:07 GMT

    Last week, the Chatham County Hospital Authority approved a proposed strategic partnership between Memorial Health University Medical Center and Novant Health.

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    Last week, the Chatham County Hospital Authority approved a proposed strategic partnership between Memorial Health University Medical Center and Novant Health.

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  • Consider This! - Good News 4/7

    Consider This! - Good News 4/7

    Thursday, April 7 2016 3:42 PM EDT2016-04-07 19:42:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 7 2016 3:42 PM EDT2016-04-07 19:42:12 GMT

    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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  • Consider This! - New arena

    Consider This! - New arena

    Monday, April 4 2016 3:30 PM EDT2016-04-04 19:30:36 GMT
    Monday, April 4 2016 3:30 PM EDT2016-04-04 19:30:36 GMT

    In just a couple of weeks, Savannah’s City Council will vote once again on a proposed new arena for our city.

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    In just a couple of weeks, Savannah’s City Council will vote once again on a proposed new arena for our city.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Good News 3/31/16

    Consider This Editorial: Good News 3/31/16

    Thursday, March 31 2016 11:29 AM EDT2016-03-31 15:29:14 GMT
    Thursday, March 31 2016 11:29 AM EDT2016-03-31 15:29:14 GMT

    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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  • Consider This! - 3/28

    Consider This! - 3/28

    Monday, March 28 2016 6:39 PM EDT2016-03-28 22:39:33 GMT
    Monday, March 28 2016 6:39 PM EDT2016-03-28 22:39:33 GMT

    Savannah has a problem… only this problem is a good problem to have.

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    Savannah has a problem… only this problem is a good problem to have.

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  • Consider This!: Good News- 3/24/16

    Consider This!: Good News- 3/24/16

    Thursday, March 24 2016 3:59 PM EDT2016-03-24 19:59:42 GMT
    Thursday, March 24 2016 3:59 PM EDT2016-03-24 19:59:42 GMT

    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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  • Consider This: 3/21/16

    Consider This: 3/21/16

    Monday, March 21 2016 1:17 PM EDT2016-03-21 17:17:38 GMT
    Monday, March 21 2016 1:21 PM EDT2016-03-21 17:21:23 GMT

    Consider This: 3/21/16

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    Consider This: 3/21/16

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  • Consider This!: St. Patrick's Day

    Consider This!: St. Patrick's Day

    Monday, March 14 2016 4:56 PM EDT2016-03-14 20:56:11 GMT
    Monday, March 14 2016 4:56 PM EDT2016-03-14 20:56:11 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    One of the most anticipated weeks of the year for our area’s Irish Community, to which we all belong, for at least the days of St. Patrick week. Once again thousands, upon thousands of visitors will crowd our city and supply plenty of pots of gold for area businesses.

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    One of the most anticipated weeks of the year for our area’s Irish Community, to which we all belong, for at least the days of St. Patrick week. Once again thousands, upon thousands of visitors will crowd our city and supply plenty of pots of gold for area businesses.

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  • Consider This! - 3/7

    Consider This! - 3/7

    Monday, March 7 2016 5:53 PM EST2016-03-07 22:53:38 GMT
    Monday, March 7 2016 5:53 PM EST2016-03-07 22:53:38 GMT
    One of the reflections she must consider and document is how she displayed grace and courtesy over the past seven days. We usually don't have to work too hard to find multiple examples. Sadly the same can't be said for the last four men left standing in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. More >>

    One of the reflections she must consider and document is how she displayed grace and courtesy over the past seven days. We usually don't have to work too hard to find multiple examples. Sadly the same can't be said for the last four men left standing in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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  • Consider This!: Good News-3/3/16

    Consider This!: Good News-3/3/16

    Thursday, March 3 2016 12:14 PM EST2016-03-03 17:14:33 GMT
    Thursday, March 3 2016 12:27 PM EST2016-03-03 17:27:03 GMT

    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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    Did you hear the Good News this week?

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  • Consider This! - Tony Thomas

    Consider This! - Tony Thomas

    Monday, February 29 2016 3:08 PM EST2016-02-29 20:08:48 GMT
    Tuesday, March 1 2016 10:03 AM EST2016-03-01 15:03:07 GMT

    It's been a tumultuous past few weeks for 6th District Alderman Tony Thomas. 

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    It's been a tumultuous past few weeks for 6th District Alderman Tony Thomas. 

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  • Consider This! - Good News 2/25

    Consider This! - Good News 2/25

    Thursday, February 25 2016 3:16 PM EST2016-02-25 20:16:47 GMT
    Thursday, February 25 2016 3:16 PM EST2016-02-25 20:16:46 GMT
    Did you hear the Good News this week?  More >>

    Did you hear the Good News this week? 

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  • Consider This! - 'Summer 500'

    Consider This! - 'Summer 500'

    Monday, February 22 2016 3:18 PM EST2016-02-22 20:18:45 GMT
    Monday, February 22 2016 3:18 PM EST2016-02-22 20:18:45 GMT
    When Mayor Eddie DeLoach took the Oath of Office to become Mayor of Savannah, he did so with a mandate from the people: Solve our crime problem.  More >>

    When Mayor Eddie DeLoach took the Oath of Office to become Mayor of Savannah, he did so with a mandate from the people: Solve our crime problem. 

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  • Consider This! - Good News 2/18

    Consider This! - Good News 2/18

    Thursday, February 18 2016 3:56 PM EST2016-02-18 20:56:06 GMT
    Thursday, February 18 2016 3:56 PM EST2016-02-18 20:56:05 GMT
    Did you hear the Good News this week?  More >>

    Did you hear the Good News this week? 

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  • Consider This! - Voter Turnout

    Consider This! - Voter Turnout

    Monday, February 15 2016 3:53 PM EST2016-02-15 20:53:13 GMT
    Monday, February 15 2016 3:53 PM EST2016-02-15 20:53:13 GMT
    It's our turn now. With the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary a distant political memory, the political epicenter of this presidential season is now squarely just north of the Savannah River.  More >>

    It's our turn now. With the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary a distant political memory, the political epicenter of this presidential season is now squarely just north of the Savannah River. 

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  • Consider This! - Good News 2/11

    Consider This! - Good News 2/11

    Thursday, February 11 2016 3:34 PM EST2016-02-11 20:34:23 GMT
    Thursday, February 11 2016 3:44 PM EST2016-02-11 20:44:14 GMT

    Did you hear the Good News this week? 

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    Did you hear the Good News this week? 

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  • Consider This! - Heart health

    Consider This! - Heart health

    Monday, February 8 2016 8:54 PM EST2016-02-09 01:54:34 GMT
    Monday, February 8 2016 8:54 PM EST2016-02-09 01:54:34 GMT
    You're probably seeing a lot of red this month. More >>

    You're probably seeing a lot of red this month.

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  • Consider This! - Good News 2/4

    Consider This! - Good News 2/4

    Thursday, February 4 2016 3:56 PM EST2016-02-04 20:56:50 GMT
    Thursday, February 4 2016 3:56 PM EST2016-02-04 20:56:50 GMT
    In our ongoing effort to bring you the Good News from our community, here are a few of the stories from this week for you to consider.  More >>

    In our ongoing effort to bring you the Good News from our community, here are a few of the stories from this week for you to consider. 

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  • Consider This! - Black History Month

    Consider This! - Black History Month

    Monday, February 1 2016 3:40 PM EST2016-02-01 20:40:45 GMT
    Monday, February 1 2016 3:40 PM EST2016-02-01 20:40:44 GMT
    As we enter the first week of February, we begin the month set aside by our nation to focus on Black History and the events that got us where we are today. More >>

    As we enter the first week of February, we begin the month set aside by our nation to focus on Black History and the events that got us where we are today.

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  • Consider This Editorial: Good News 1/28

    Consider This Editorial: Good News 1/28

    Thursday, January 28 2016 3:09 PM EST2016-01-28 20:09:39 GMT
    Thursday, January 28 2016 3:09 PM EST2016-01-28 20:09:38 GMT
    In our ongoing effort to bring you the good news from our community, here are a few of the stories from this week for you to consider. More >>

    In our ongoing effort to bring you the good news from our community, here are a few of the stories from this week for you to consider.

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  • Consider This! - Mobile While Driving

    Consider This! - Mobile While Driving

    Monday, January 25 2016 5:47 PM EST2016-01-25 22:47:19 GMT
    Monday, January 25 2016 5:47 PM EST2016-01-25 22:47:19 GMT
    I see it every day and so do you. People driving their cars with one hand on the wheel, the other one firmly planted next to their ear with cellphone in hand.  I marvel at the technology that allows someone to call whenever and where ever. More >>

    I see it every day and so do you. People driving their cars with one hand on the wheel, the other one firmly planted next to their ear with cellphone in hand.  I marvel at the technology that allows someone to call whenever and where ever.

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  • Consider This! - Good News 1/21

    Consider This! - Good News 1/21

    Thursday, January 21 2016 3:29 PM EST2016-01-21 20:29:10 GMT
    Thursday, January 21 2016 4:53 PM EST2016-01-21 21:53:19 GMT

    Consider some of the good news from our community this week. 

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    Consider some of the good news from our community this week. 

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  • Consider This!: Taking Stock of the Dream

    Consider This!: Taking Stock of the Dream

    Monday, January 18 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-01-18 21:33:53 GMT
    Monday, January 18 2016 4:40 PM EST2016-01-18 21:40:09 GMT

    This is the week we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and take stock of how much closer we are to realizing his dream. 

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    This is the week we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and take stock of how much closer we are to realizing his dream. 

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  • Consider This! - 1/4

    Consider This! - 1/4

    Monday, January 4 2016 6:12 PM EST2016-01-04 23:12:24 GMT
    Monday, January 4 2016 6:12 PM EST2016-01-04 23:12:24 GMT
    In spite of the headlines that seem to plague the media these days, acts of kindness and generosity are far more frequent than those of hate and violence. More >>

    In spite of the headlines that seem to plague the media these days, acts of kindness and generosity are far more frequent than those of hate and violence.

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  • Consider This!: Project Roadblock

    Consider This!: Project Roadblock

    Monday, December 28 2015 4:47 PM EST2015-12-28 21:47:03 GMT
    Monday, December 28 2015 4:47 PM EST2015-12-28 21:47:03 GMT
    My message is very simple this week: Don't drink and drive and don't drive buzzed. Once again this year, TV stations around the country, including WTOC, have joined together to support Project Roadblock in an effort to remind our viewers on-air and on-line to not drink and drive.  Since the inception of the project in 2004, we believe we have played a role in seeing on average a 40 percent decline in drunk driving deaths per day over the Christmas holiday seas... More >>

    My message is very simple this week: Don't drink and drive and don't drive buzzed. Once again this year, TV stations around the country, including WTOC, have joined together to support Project Roadblock in an effort to remind our viewers on-air and on-line to not drink and drive.  Since the inception of the project in 2004, we believe we have played a role in seeing on average a 40 percent decline in drunk driving deaths per day over the Christmas holiday seas...

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  • Consider This! - 12/21

    Consider This! - 12/21

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 3:30 PM EST2015-12-22 20:30:33 GMT
    Tuesday, December 22 2015 3:30 PM EST2015-12-22 20:30:33 GMT
    ‘Tis the season to be jolly and generous, particularly to those who have trouble keeping their cupboards full.  More >>

    ‘Tis the season to be jolly and generous, particularly to those who have trouble keeping their cupboards full. 

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  • Consider This- 12/14

    Consider This- 12/14

    Monday, December 14 2015 1:57 PM EST2015-12-14 18:57:50 GMT
    Monday, December 14 2015 1:57 PM EST2015-12-14 18:57:49 GMT
    Earlier this month, Charlene Storey, a city council member from Roselle Park New Jersey, resigned her post after the council voted to rename the city's Holiday Tree Lighting to the Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting.More >>

    Earlier this month, Charlene Storey, a city council member from Roselle Park New Jersey, resigned her post after the council voted to rename the city's Holiday Tree Lighting to the Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting.

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  • Consider This! - 12/10

    Consider This! - 12/10

    Thursday, December 10 2015 5:46 PM EST2015-12-10 22:46:03 GMT
    Thursday, December 10 2015 5:46 PM EST2015-12-10 22:46:03 GMT
    The people have spoken and change is coming to Savannah.More >>

    The people have spoken and change is coming to Savannah.

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  • Consider This! - 12/3

    Consider This! - 12/3

    Thursday, December 3 2015 5:54 PM EST2015-12-03 22:54:17 GMT
    Thursday, December 3 2015 5:54 PM EST2015-12-03 22:54:17 GMT
    Consider This!More >>

    Consider This!

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