Portland police declare unlawful assembly amid protests

Portland police declared an unlawful assembly Friday night and ordered protesters to leave, saying people were throwing things at officers.
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  Lawmakers: Postal changes delay mail-order medicine for vets

Policy changes to slow delivery at the U.S. Postal Service are taking a toll on military veterans, who are reporting much longer wait times to receive mail-order prescription drugs, according to Democratic senators.

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  Exclusive look at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah

  Wayne Co. School System could reconsider start date, in-person option

  Savannah Police to move to electronic ticketing system

  Ga. DPH reports 3,300+ new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Beach High football team will quarantine after student-athlete’s positive COVID-19 test

A Beach High School football player self-reported a positive COVID-19 case, according to the school system.
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Tropical Storm Josephine closer to land, Kyle moving away

Josephine continued to just barely hold on to its tropical storm status Friday as Tropical Storm Kyle formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, packing winds near gale force but with no major population centers in its projected path.

  SC announces 1,015 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more deaths Friday

Childcare programs offer help for school-aged children doing distance learning

Evans County School System delays start of school to Sept. 8; developing new model for in-person classes

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting at 63rd, Meding streets

  Second Harvest plans to help feed students during school year

  Oliver Police Department under review by state agency for writing illegal speeding tickets

NCAA cancels fall sports championships; not FBS football

  City of Savannah to partner with community organizations to distribute CARES Act funds

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Postal Service warns states across US about mail voting

The U.S. Postal Service has warned 46 states and the District of Columbia it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, The Washington Post reported Friday.

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Beach High football team will quarantine after student-athlete’s positive COVID-19 test

  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

GHSA holding onto Sept. 4 start date for football

  SCCPSS to delay fall sports, limit games to intra-district only

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has announced it will delay the start to fall sports and limit games to intra-district play only.

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  Savannah City Council approves millage rollback rate

  Savannah City Council sets Guaranteed Maximum Price for arena project

  13-year-old being called a hero after fatal Alma crash involving school bus

  SC announces 907 new COVID-19 cases, 35 more deaths Thursday

  Ga. DPH reports 2,600+ new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported 2,674 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday, Aug. 13.
  • Coronavirus

Rural families without internet face tough choice on school

On average, the United States is still seeing about 1,000 deaths a day from the virus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The country has had more than 5 million confirmed cases and more than 167,000 deaths over the course of the pandemic.

Georgia governor to drop lawsuit over Atlanta mask mandate

  St. Andrew’s School welcomes back students for first day

  Truck driver killed, students injured in crash involving school bus in Alma, Ga.

Georgia National Fair festivities canceled for 2020