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Top local stories this week

New details on Gulfstream expansion plans -- Gulfstream Aerospace will be building a new facility at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. An official announcement is expected Monday.

Arrest made after sheriff says teen was stabbed over a girl -- A community fed up with violence came together to remember the latest victim.

Gulfstreams big event draws curiosity, speculation Gulfstream Aerospace is expected to make a big announcement next Monday morning.

Customs officers seize $125,000 in dirt bikes -- U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized $125,000 worth of dirt bikes at the Port of Savannah. According to CBP, the dirt bikes were in violation of the Clean Air Act emissions standards.

Family of man gunned down near ATM wants answers -- The family of a man gunned down at an ATM wants answers. It has been two days, and police still don't know who killed a Savannah man outside a Bank of America ATM Saturday.

Here are the topics you're discussing on the WTOC Facebook page:
Who will win these Saturday games? USC or Florida? And Georgia or Auburn?: 17 comments

Give a shout out on our Facebook page if you are or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Be sure to watch WTOC's Our Defenders: Air Force story tonight: http://bit.ly/beXCDV: 9 comments

Here are some top retweeted local stories this week from @WTOC11 on Twitter:
ALERT: Gas leak shuts down 1 block of Broughton. Savannah fire has evacuated buildings. http://bit.ly/94thFN

Hilton Head International Airport receives top honors http://bit.ly/bYaE9t

Women injured in purse snatchings http://bit.ly/aBG5hK

Enjoy your weekend!
The WTOC News Team

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  • Deputies investigate after Bluffton man injured in shooting

    Deputies investigate after Bluffton man injured in shooting

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:05:33 GMT
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    At approximately 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of shots fired that left one man wounded on Levant Road in Bluffton. 

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    At approximately 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of shots fired that left one man wounded on Levant Road in Bluffton. 

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  • Leopold's Ice Cream celebrates 99 years of business

    Leopold's Ice Cream celebrates 99 years of business

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:50:20 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Leopold's Ice Cream celebrated 99 years of tasty memories on Saturday morning. They held their annual block party to celebrate. There was music, games, dancing, and their largest "I pledge" for ice cream event ever. 

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    Leopold's Ice Cream celebrated 99 years of tasty memories on Saturday morning. They held their annual block party to celebrate. There was music, games, dancing, and their largest "I pledge" for ice cream event ever. 

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  • Sculpture dedicated to late Lowcountry cyclist

    Sculpture dedicated to late Lowcountry cyclist

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:43:11 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    A sculpture was dedicated on Saturday to a prominent cyclist in the community who was killed back in 2016. Avid Hilton Head cyclist and founding member of Hilton Head Cycling Jeff Garske was hit and killed by a drunk driver on the Cross Island Parkway two years ago on August 18th. 

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    A sculpture was dedicated on Saturday to a prominent cyclist in the community who was killed back in 2016. Avid Hilton Head cyclist and founding member of Hilton Head Cycling Jeff Garske was hit and killed by a drunk driver on the Cross Island Parkway two years ago on August 18th. 

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