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A Lowcountry food pantry that has helped those in need for nearly a year is being forced to close its doors. Lynda Figueredo was there for the food pantry's emotional last day and found out spoke with its founder who is hoping to reopen in a new location.

Is suspending a student from school better than suspending them in school? That's the question one mother is asking after her child was suspended from school for fighting. She's not upset about the suspension, but says sending students home isn't really a punishment. Education reporter Brooke Kelley spoke with her today and what this mother has to say may surprise you.

The search for a new Savannah-Chatham police chief is still underway and today, county commissioners discussed who they want the next chief to be. Michelle Paynter was there for very vocal meeting and found out why some commissioners say interim chief Willie Lovett is the best candidate for the job.

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