Countdown to St. Patrick's Day

The Hostess City is getting ready for St. Patrick's Day. WTOC's coverage of the 188th Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday with a live broadcast of the mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

The pre-parade fun begins around 9:15 a.m. The parade starts at 10:15. Watch live coverage on WTOC-TV and Get road closures, the parade route and more at WTOC's St. Patrick's Day section.

Share your photos and video via WTOC's news app or email them to Tweet with the #savstpats hashtag.

Tim Guidera looks at the possibility of 1 million people coming to downtown Savannah for St. Patrick's Day.

Farmers say spring has been too dry. Bureau Chief Dal Cannady has the story.

WTOC's Sports Team will announce NCAA March Madness Tournament games for viewers to pick the winners. Tune in to The News at 6PM and from now through 4/2/2012 for match-up choices. WTOC's Sports Team will announce the winner the next night and name a new game to pick. Match-ups will be announced on-air and online. No elimination – everyone can enter each night. Get contest details.

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The WTOC News Team