Chatham County shifting funds due to Hurricane Dorian evacuation

Chatham County Commissioners approved a large chunk of money, about $215,000, to cover the gap in expenses from Hurricane Dorian on Friday.

Banana duct-taped to wall sells for $120K

An art piece consisting of a banana duct-taped to a wall sold for $120,000.
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  Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said.

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  2nd annual Waterfront Cleanup Day happening this weekend in Darien

Hinesville Police investigating shooting that injured couple

  Savannah’s Litter Clean Team kicks off, giving the homeless job opportunities

  Bluffton police increasing patrol during the holidays

Man injured in shooting near White Bluff Rd.

Savannah Police investigating after gunshot victim found near fire station.
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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Vernon Unsworth had sought $190 million in damages from a man his lawyer called the “billionaire bully.”

  GSU professor helps preserve National Marine Sanctuary

Savannah family loses home, 3 pets in overnight fire on Speir Street

  Annual Christmas on the River Festival happening on River Street

  Officers of the year awards handed out to CCSO

  Community rallies around ‘Miracle Maggie’ after parents, brother die in crash

  Tybee Island beach renourishment project begins

  ‘Waving Girl’ statue to move from Morrell Park to west end of River Street

  Hilton Head Island council previews 2020 strategic goals

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  Seventh grader without legs is a basketball phenomenon

Jojo Hayes has loved basketball for as long as he can remember. While his skills on the court are nothing new to his classmates, his deep three at the University of Illinois game has allowed more than 200,000 people across social media to see his abilities.

SPORTS

  Two local high school football teams fall in GHSA semifinal round

Ron Rivera addresses being fired by Panthers: ‘Get ready for the next chapter’

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that the team has parted ways with Head Coach Ron Rivera after nine seasons, according to a statement released by team owner David Tepper.

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  Savannah city council approves 2020 budget

  Colony of cats living in abandoned Darien Outlet Center

Lyons Police Department awarded Governor’s Office of Highway Safety grant

  SPD looking to make progress, add officers in year-end look at public safety

  Conservation groups locked in legal fight over seismic surveys off Atlantic coast

The federal government is weighing whether to give 5 companies permits to start seismic blasting off the Atlantic coast. The governors of each state along the Atlantic coast have objected.
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  Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

More than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, including 229 rapes across the company’s 1.3 billion rides.

  Growing need for affordable housing in the Lowcountry

Arrest made in shooting that killed 20-year-old Beaufort man

Two men sentenced in burglary linked to Jesup homicide

Man killed, 5-year-old injured in Appling Co. fire